Claudio Ranieri is a popular name in the world of soccer. Besides his achievements in the field, the professional soccer manager and former player has found success in his personal life. Claudio has been married to Rosanna Ranieri for over four decades.
Claudio Ranieri Grande Ufficiale OMRI, a.k.a, Claudio Ranieri, is an Italian professional soccer manager who is currently serving as the head coach of Serie A club Cagliari.
The Italian manager was born to his parents, Renata Ranieri and Mario Ranieri, in Rome, Italy, on October 20, 1951.
He began playing soccer at his neighborhood church and later played professional soccer with teams like Roma, Catanzaro, Catania, and Palermo.
Ranieri began his managerial career with the lower league teams in Italy and eventually came to prominence after helping Cagliari to promote from Serie C1 up to Serie A. Similarly, he managed other bigger clubs like Napoli, Atletico Madrid, Chelsea, Juventus, Roma, Inter Milan, and Monaco.
One of his greatest achievements was with the premier league team Leicester City when they won the 2015-16 Premier League title. Following the title win, the Italian coach was named the 2016 Premier League Manager of the Season and LMA Manager of the Year.
Besides his successes, he has a fair share of bad experiences. After only three months of working as a manager for Watford, Ranieri was sacked due to poor performance of the team. Similarly, other clubs like Chelsea, Valencia, Juventus, Inter Milan, and Monaco did sack the Italian manager.
Claudio Ranieri Wife: Rosanna Ranieri
Claudio Ranieri married Rosanna Ranieri in the year 1976, and the couple has now been together for more than four decades.
Rosanna and Claudio share a passion for art and antiques. She even launched a dealership in Rome back in 2000.
A funny incident: While Claudio was in a live Sky Sports TV chat, his wife, Rosanna, appeared on screen, and Gary Neville, Kelly Cates, and Jamie Redknapp could not hold back their giggles.
From Claudio and Rosanna’s beautiful marriage, the couple gave birth to their only child, a daughter named Claudia, in Rome.
Claudia is currently working as a co-founder and creative director of the company Familia, a perfume and fragrance brand.
Besides being the daughter of a professional soccer manager, she is also well known for her high-profile marriage to a celebrity. She married an Italian actor Alessandro Roja. They shared their wedding vows in 2013.
Claudia and Alessandro welcomed their first child, a son named Orlando, in 2014 and a second child, a daughter named Dorotea, in 2019.
Claudio Ranieri: Net Worth
Starting his managerial career in 1986, Claudio has continued his job and served several clubs from different leagues.
Working as a manager for different clubs might have earned him some fortune.
His contract with Leicester City was reportedly worth $3.9 million per year. Similarly, his contract with Watford was worth around $7.5 million.
The Italian coach also reportedly bagged a cool $12.4 million in compensation pay-offs from four clubs in 10 years.
However, his contracts with other biggest clubs like Chelsea, Juventus, and Atletico Madrid are unavailable.
Nonetheless, Claudio is estimated to have a net worth of around $5-$6 million as of 2023.