Zlatan Ibrahimović’s mother, Jurka Gravić Biography: Age, Net Worth, Husband, Children, Height

January 23, 2024 0 Posted By Johnson Ajiboye

Jurka Gravić is a Croatian woman best known for being the mother of Zlatan Ibrahimović, one of the world’s most successful and influential football players.

Jurka Gravić has supported her son throughout his remarkable career, which spanned over two decades and several clubs and countries.

She has also faced many challenges and hardships in her life, such as poverty, divorce, and illness, but has always shown resilience and strength.


  • Full name: Jurka Gravić
  • Date of birth: April 16, 1951Age: 72 years old
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of birth: Zadar County, Croatia
  • Nationality: Croatian
  • Profession: Celebrity mother
  • Height: 1.7 m
  • Parents: N/A
  • Siblings: N/A
  • Spouse: Šefik Ibrahimović (m. ?–1983)
  • Children: Zlatan Ibrahimović, Sapko Ibrahimović and Sanela Ibrahimović
  • Grandchildren: Vincent Ibrahimović, Maximilian Ibrahimović
  • Relationship status: Divorced
  • Net worth: $1 million

Early Life & Education

Jurka Gravić, 72 years old, was born on April 16, 1951, in Zadar County, Croatia. She grew up in a rural area and attended a local school.

She did not have much access to education or opportunities, and her family was poor. She emigrated from Croatia to Sweden in the 1970s, where she met Šefik Ibrahimović, a Bosnian Muslim who had also left his country due to political and economic instability.

Personal Life

Jurka Gravić got married to Šefik Ibrahimović and settled in Rosengård, a suburb of Malmö, where they had three children: Zlatan, Sapko, and Sanela.

Jurka Gravić worked as a cleaner, sometimes for 14 hours daily, to provide for her family. She also helped her children with homework and encouraged them to pursue their dreams.

Jurka Gravić’s marriage to Šefik Ibrahimović was not a happy one. They had frequent arguments and fights and eventually divorced when Zlatan was two years old.

Jurka Gravić took custody of Zlatan and Sanela, while Šefik Ibrahimović took Sapko. The children often visited their father, who lived in a nearby apartment.

Jurka Gravić did not remarry and devoted her life to raising her children. She was close to Zlatan, who described her as his “rock” and “hero”. She supported him in his football career and was proud of his achievements.

She also suffered from depression and alcoholism and was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009. She underwent surgery and chemotherapy and recovered from the disease.

She lives in a house that Zlatan bought for her in Malmö and enjoys spending time with her grandchildren.


Jurka Gravić’s professional career is unknown. She became famous for being the mother of Zlatan Ibrahimović, widely regarded as one of the best footballers of all time.

Zlatan Ibrahimović started his career in 1999 with Malmö FF. Then he moved to Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United, LA Galaxy, and currently AC Milan again.

He has won 34 trophies in his career and has scored over 500 goals for club and country. He is also the captain of the Swedish national team and has played in four World Cups and six European Championships.

He is known for his skillful, acrobatic, and powerful style of play and his charismatic and controversial personality.

He has also written two autobiographies, “I Am Zlatan” and “I Am Football“, and has starred in several commercials and documentaries.

Net Worth

Jurka Gravić’s net worth, being the mother of Zlatan, is estimated to be around $1 million.

Ibrahimović, on the other hand, has an estimated net worth of $190 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

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