Danilo Biography: News, Height, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Club, Wikipedia, Stats

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Danilo Luiz da Silva, famously known as Danilo, is a highly skilled professional footballer who has made a name for himself as a prominent defender in the world of football.

Currently, he showcases his talents by representing Juventus in Serie A and the prestigious Brazilian national team.

One of the key attributes that sets Danilo apart is his remarkable versatility on the field. Whether playing as a solid centre-back, an agile right-back, or even a dependable defensive midfielder,

Danilo effortlessly adapts to various positions and excels in each role he undertakes.


  • Full Name: Danilo Luiz da Silva
  • Stage Name: Danilo
  • Born: July 15, 1991
  • Age: 32 years old
  • Birthplace: Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Nationality: Brazil
  • Occupation: Footballer
  • Height: 1.84m
  • Parent: José Luiz da Silva and Maria José da Silva
  • Siblings: Denilson, Douglas, and Dener.
  • Spouse: Clarice Sales
  • Children: Unknown
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: $35 million

Early Life & Education

Danilo, a remarkably talented and accomplished football player, was born on July 15, 1991, in Bicas, located in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Throughout his formative years, his parents, José Luiz da Silva and Maria José da Silva, lovingly nurtured and supported him.

Unfortunately, details regarding his educational journey remain unknown. However, growing up, Danilo cherished the companionship of his three younger siblings named Denilson, Douglas, and Dener.


Danilo started his professional journey at América Mineiro and later joined Santos. During his time at Santos, he achieved a significant milestone by scoring the winning goal in the 2011 Copa Libertadores, considered South America’s most prestigious club tournament.

In January 2012, Danilo switched to FC Porto, a Portuguese club, where he experienced great success by winning back-to-back Primeira Liga titles.

After completing a remarkable transfer for €31.5 million in 2015, he made his way to Real Madrid where he experienced an incredible spell, securing triumphant victories in the Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, and FIFA Club World Cup.

Two years later, in 2017, he made another significant move, signing with Manchester City. His time at the club proved equally successful, as he clinched two Premier League titles, an FA Cup triumph, and two EFL Cups to his impressive collection of trophies.

After joining Juventus in 2019, Danilo experienced immediate success by winning the Serie A title in his debut season.

Since then, he has established himself as an integral part of the Bianconeri defence and was appointed club captain in 2023.

Additionally, Danilo has represented Brazil on several occasions, including the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the 2021 Copa América, and the 2022 World Cup.

He also won the 2011 U-20 World Cup and secured a silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics while playing for Brazilian youth teams.

Danilo debuted for the senior Brazil team in 2011 and has since played for his country in major tournaments such as the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the 2021 Copa América, and the upcoming 2022 World Cup.

He also succeeded with the Brazilian youth teams, winning the 2011 U-20 World Cup and earning a silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Awards and Nominations

  • Serie A: Winner (2019-20)
  • Coppa Italia: Runner-up (2020-21)
  • Supercoppa Italiana: Winner (2019)
  • Premier League: Winner (2017-18, 2018-19)
  • FA Cup: Winner (2019)
  • EFL Cup: Winner (2016, 2018)
  • Primeira Liga: Winner (2012-13, 2013-14)
  • Taça de Portugal: Winner (2011-12, 2012-13)
  • Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira: Winner (2012, 2013)
  • International Level:
  • Copa América: Runner-up (2021)
  • FIFA U-20 World Cup: Winner (2011)
  • Summer Olympics: Silver Medal (2012)
  • Primeira Liga Team of the Year: 2012-13, 2013-14
  • UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season: 2015-16
  • Manchester City Goal of the Month: October 2017
  • Ballon d’Or: Nominated in 2015, 2017

Social Media

  • Instagram: @daniloalves21

Personal Life

Danilo, 32, a remarkably talented professional football player, is known to have been married to a woman named Clarice Sales.

However, there is no available information regarding their children. It is worth noting that Danilo highly values his privacy and, therefore, refrains from sharing much about his personal life on social media platforms.

Instead, he prioritizes his career aspirations and cherishes the bond with his immediate family, including his parents and siblings.

Net Worth

Danilo has accumulated a net worth of approximately $35 million, primarily from his lucrative football career.

Throughout his illustrious career, he has played for renowned clubs like Porto, Real Madrid, Manchester City, and Juventus.

Furthermore, he proudly represented Brazil in the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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