Henrikh Mkhitaryan is one of the best football players who can play excellently at the midfield and the winger position. Armenian football star Mkhitaryan plays for Italian football club AS Roma, after his transfer from Arsenal football club in 2020. Henrikh is also renowned by the nickname “Micky,” as his fans considered his full name to belong. The UEFA Europa League winner has played in many major tournaments with different European football clubs like Borussia Dortmund, Manchester United and Arsenal in his career.
This footballer is a versatile player who can play excellently as central forward, left midfielder, right midfielder, and attacking midfielder. Mkhitaryan has played for his national team Armenia for a long time, earning his 95 Caps till date after his debut in 2007. In adddition, he has won many major trophies like the Ukrainian premier league title and the UEFA Europa League title playing for different European clubs. Similarly, he is widely regarded as one of the top-rated midfielders of the game due to his agility visionary passing skills. His shooting skills, and versatility during the game. This biography on Roma football star Henrikh Mkhitaryan covers some of the important moments from his early life to date.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan: Quick Facts
|Full name||Henrikh Mkhitaryan|
|Nickname||Also called “Micky” by his fans|
|Date of birth||21-01-1989|
|Father’s name||Hamlet Mkhitaryan|
|Mother’s name||Marina Taschyan|
|Siblings||One sister only|
|Brother’s/Sister’s name||Monica Mkhitaryan|
|Height||5.10 feet (1.77 m)|
|Weight||74 Kg (165 pound)|
|Body measurement||Chest size: 39 inches Waist size: 31 Inches Biceps: 13 inches|
|Body type||Athletic body|
|Eye color||Brown color|
|Hair color||Black color|
|Shoe size||10 (US)|
|Wife/girlfriend/ex-wife||Wife whose name is Betty Vardanyan|
|Children||One son only|
|Children name||Son whose name is Hamlet Mkhitaryan|
|Net worth||Around 4 million dollars|
|Salary||Approx. 5 million dollars|
|Playing position||Midfielder and winger|
|Social media presence||Facebook, Instagram and Twitter|
|Source of Income||Additional bonuses, endorsement, Salary, sponsorship and merchandise|
|Last Updated||Feb 2022|
Armenian international Henrikh Mkhitaryan was born to their father Hamlet Mkhitaryan and mother, Marina Taschyan. Both his father and mother are from Armenia. His father was also a professional footballer in his playing days in the past. Henrikh was born in a middle-class family in Armenia called Yerevan. Mkhitaryan’s father died due to a brain tumor while still very young. According to his mother, he grew up playing football with his brother and friends.
Mkhitaryan’s family moved to France from Armenia due to internal conflicts. Hamlet Mkhitaryan used to work in the football club while he was still alive. Henrikh always requested his father to take him to the training ground with him. He was very good with the ball at his feet like his father even at that young age. Henrikh also played for a few years for a local football club in France after his family migrated. Motivated by his father, Henrikh has established himself as one of the best players in his position.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan Age, Height, Weight, and Body Measurement
The UEFA Europa League title winner, Armenian international, was born on 21-01-1989, making him 33 years old. Henrikh follows Christian as the religion and his Zodiac (horoscope) sign is Aquarius. He is nicknamed “Heno” and “Micky” by his fans worldwide. His parents are one of the most influential persons in Armenian football history. Mkhitaryan’s mother also holds the position of head person in the Armenia football federation board.
Mkhitaryan has an athletic body and he stands 5.10 feet tall. Likewise, he has evenly matched weight for a professional footballer, as he weighs around 165 pounds (74 kilograms) at normal. He has brown colour eyes and black color hair. Henrikh is very professional and takes very care of his body, training, and diet even at 33. He has a chest span of 39 inches and a waist of 31 inches. Likewise, Henrikh athletic biceps measure 13 inches and he uses a shoe size of 10 (US).
Henrikh Mkhitaryan Salary and Net worth
Also known as “Micky” by his fans, Henrikh Mkhitaryan is believed to be worth around 4 million dollars to date. He has played for many richest football clubs like Borussia Dortmund, Arsenal and Manchester United, so a major part of his earnings salary, performance bonuses, endorsement, and sponsorship deals. Henrikh made 95 appearances for his national team after his debut in 2007. Henrikh has also earned a significant salary playing for his national team.
Borussia Dortmund signed him in a 29 million dollar deal, where he earned a signing bonus and Salary for three seasons. While playing for Manchester United, he earned around 14 million dollars per season. Mkhitaryan earns around 5 million dollars per season at his present football club AS Roma. He is one of the highest-paid Armenian football players in this sport. Henrikh also owns multiple extraordinary cars in his collection, such as Mercedes and Audi.
Who is Henrikh Mkhitaryan Wife?
The Armenian football star has said that his father is one of the greatest motivations for becoming a professional footballer. Henrikh Mkhitaryan is married to his lovely girlfriend, whom he had known for a long time. Her name is Betty Vardanyan and she is also from Armenia.
Currently, Henrikh do not have any information about her profession. We will update the information soon. The couple got married in 2019 while Henrikh was still playing for AS Roma. They are parents to one son whose name is Hamlet Mkhitaryan. The couple have named their son after his late grandfather. Henrikh and his wife have a huge following on their social media account like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has an athletic body and being a professional football player, Henrikh spends his significant time in the gym and training.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan Style of Play and Playing Position
The UEFA Europa League winner Armenian international footballer is an intelligent footballer with beautiful trophy collections throughout his career. His versatility, passing and free-kick qualities make him one of the best midfielders in football. He has excellent dribbling and shooting skills even in the one vs one situations against the opposition goalkeepers.
This footballer has won several major trophies like the Ukrainian premier league title and UEFA Europa League title while playing many big football clubs. In his professional football career, he has played mostly as a central forward and sometimes as a left and right midfielder. Similarly, Mkhitaryan is famous as an excellent free-kick taker in football.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan Instagram
Footballer Henrikh Mkhitaryan is also quite active on social media like Instagram and Twitter. Footballer Henrikh keeps updating the fans about the matches, and, his announcements. This footballer posts pictures of his vacations in different places, family, and his teammates earning him huge fan followings worldwide. Henrikh uploads pictures with his cars, watches and children on social media.
Facebook: 3.6 million followers
Instagram: 2.5 million followers
Twitter: 1.4 million followers
Henrikh Mkhitaryan FIFA 22 rating
Armenian international footballer Henrikh Mkhitaryan has an overall rating of 83 in FIFA 22 game. He is given his favorite central forward position in FIFA 22. Being an attacker, he has the highest pace and dribbling out of other attributes. He has the highest 85 rating for pace and the lowest 56 rating for defence. His individual FIFA 22 rating for different attributes are:
- Pace: 85
- Shooting: 80
- Passing: 79
- Dribbling: 83
- Defense: 56
- Physical: 74
- Born to former-footballer father, Henrikh Mkhitaryan was very motivated to become a professional footballer from a young age.
- He joined his hometown’s one of the biggest football club Pyunik football club, where he played with the youth team for 11 years.
- Henrikh was promoted to the senior side of the club in 2006 at very young age of 17 years only.
Professional career (Playing from 2006-present)
- After impressing at his hometown football club Pyunik, he moved to the Ukrainian football club Shakhtar Donetsk.
- He played three full seasons with Shakhtar Donetsk where he scored 38 goals in 72 total appearances for the club.
- Henrikh Mkhitaryan was sold to Borussia Dortmund in 2013, where he played 90 games.
- During his time at the German club, he registered the highest number of assists in the league.
- Impressed by his form at Borussia Dortmund, he was bought by Manchester United, where he could not become much successful.
- He was transferred to Arsenal in a swap deal with Chilean footballer Alexis Sanchez after two seasons with Manchester United.
- Footballer Henrikh could not regain his form even at Arsenal, so he was transferred to AS Roma in 2020.
- He has played for his national football team Armenia for 95 times and has scored 32 goals in return.
Trophies and titles:
- Three times Armenian premier league winner with Pyunik football club
- Armenian Cup and Super Cup winner with Pyunik football
- Three times Ukrainian premier league winner with Shakhtar Donetsk
- Three times Ukrainian Cup winner with Shakhtar Donetsk
- Ukrainian Super Cup winner with Shakhtar Donetsk
- DFL Super Cup winner with Borussia Dortmund
- EFL Cup and FA community shield winner with Manchester United
- UEFA Europa League winner with Manchester United