Mats Hummels Bio, Career, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, Dortmund

Mats Julian Hummels is a German professional football player who is currently playing for Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund. He is a center-back and becomes one of the defensive pillars for his team. Footballer Hummels is a technically gifted and tactically versatile center-back known for his powerful tackles, aerial abilities, ability to read the game and intercept loose balls.

Mats Hummels World Cup winner
Mats Hummels won World Cup in 2014 with Germany

He has multiple titles for the clubs he’s played for and has won the 2014 FIFA World Cup for the German national team.

He rejoined his former club Borussia Dortmund on June 19, 2019, for a fee of €37 million (£33 million).


Full Name  Mats Julian Hummels
Nickname  Hummels
Date of Birth December 16, 1988
Birth Place  Bergish Gladbach, West Germany
Age 32
Sun Sign  Sagittarius
Father’s Name  Hermann Hummels
Mother’s Name  Ulla Hummels
Siblings  1
Sister/brother name  Jonas Hummels
Nationality  German
Ethnicity  White
Height  6 ft 3 in / 191 cm
Weight  90 Kg (198 lbs)
Body Measurements 41-14-32
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Athletic
Hair Color Brown
Shoe Size Under Review
Education Under Review
Religion Non-Religious
Sexuality Male
Marital Status  Married
Wife Cathy Fischer
Children 1
Children name Ludwig Hummels
Net Worth 30 Million Euro (25.6 Million Pound)
Salary € 10,000,000 or £ 8,695,652 (annual)
Social Media Presence  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Source of Wealth: Football, Endorsements
Last Updated  December 13, 2021

Early Life

Footballer Hummels was born on 16 December 1988 in Bergisch Gladbach which in the Cologne/Bonn Region of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, and capital of the Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis.

Mats Hummels Height
Mats Hummels is 6 feet 3 inches tall

His father, Hermann Hummels, was a former football player, youth coordinator at Bayern Munich until 2012 and is currently working as a consultant for football players in his own company, while his mother, Ulla Hummels, is a German sports journalist and former water polo player.

He has a younger brother, Jonas Hummels. His brother is a retired German footballer who played as a central defender for Unterhaching SpVgg.

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His father was a professional footballer, and that’s where Matts’s Hummels got the love for football.

In childhood, he loved playing football more than anything. At the age of 6, Hummels joined the youth side of Bayern Munich when his family moved to Munich as his dad took the position of youth coach at Bayern.

At the age of 14, he was fully playing under his dad but was granted no favoritism even though his dad was the coach. He spent a few months as a substitute for the team. But he worked hard and made his way to the team. On December 19, 2006, he signed his first professional contract with the club.

He joined Borussia Dortmund in January 2008 on loan. Soon, he became the first choice for the club and made himself one of the best defenders in the world.


There isn’t much information about his education available on the internet, but it will be updated as soon as the information is available.

But some reports suggested that he dropped out of school just before his final examinations. There were two choices, football or education. He chose education as it was very difficult for him to maintain both at the same time.

Mats Hummels Age, Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Footballer Hummels was born on 16 December 1988 in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany. He is 32 years old at the moment. His sun sign is Sagittarius. Footballer is a tall guy with a height of 6 feet 3 inches (191 cm) and weighs around 90 kg. He is non-religious and is of white ethnicity.

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He wears shoes of size 12(US). His eyes are brown, and he has brown hair. His chest measurement is 41 inches. Similarly, his waist is 32 inches, and his biceps are 14 inches.

Mats Hummels Wife | Personal Life

Hummels started dating Cathy Fisher in 2007 and was 18 years old. They lived together after starting their relationship.In June 2015, they got married. His son, Ludwig Hummels, was born in 2018.

Mats Hummels Girlfriend
Mats Hummels with his girlfriend Cathy Fisher

According to Sky Germany and Closer Magazine, Hummels’ wife was voted “Germany’s most popular WAG 2013” and won “Miss FC Bayern 2007” according to Sky Germany and Closer Magazine.

He is a hardworking and passionate individual hungry for success and was always the same from the beginning of his childhood.

Hummels Charity Work

Manchester United’s Mata called for high-profile players to donate one percent of their wages to charity, and the German international Hummels joined the campaign. This initiative is a fund that supports football projects for disadvantaged children worldwide.

Mats Hummels Salary and Net Worth

He rejoined his former club Borussia Dortmund on June 19, 2019, for a fee of €37 million (£33 million).

Hummels Salary:

In weeks: € 192,308 or £ 167,224

In a Year: € 10,000,000 or £ 8,695,652

Hummels Net Worth is 30 Million Euro (25.6 Million Pound) as of 2022. Similarly, his overall salary and net worth are from playing football, endorsements, and advertisement.

According to some reports, he may still drive his Audi RS 7 that he got during his Bayern Munich days.

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 Early Career

  • Hummels joined the youth side of Bayern Munich when he was six years old.
  • Even though his father was the coach of the youth side, he had to fight for the spot in the team. He was mostly a substitute at the beginning of his youth career.
  • On December 19, 2006, he signed his first professional contract with the club until 2010.
  • On May 19, 2007, he played for the first team in his first Bundesliga match against 1. FSV Mainz 05 in a 5-2 home victory.
  • Matt Hummels played in one match during the 2005-06 season, 31 matches during the 2006-07 season , and ten matches during the 2007-08 season .
  • He joined Bayern’s tough rivals, Borussia Dortmund, in January 2008.

Borussia Dortmund

  • In January 2008, Hummels joined Borussia Dortmundon loan and finished the 2007-08 season with 16 matches played.
  • Due to his great defensive skills, he quickly became the club’s first choice.
  • Likewise, in February 2009, he was fully signed to the clubfor a fee of €4 million.
  • With 14 matches played, he finished the 2008-09 season with a goal, and the next season he scored five goals in 33 matches.
  • Due to his great tackling, positioning, passing, and composer, he was the regular first choice for the team.
  • He finished the 2010-11 season with six goals in 42 matches helping the club win the League Title.
  • Next year was no different, as the club won the league title again in the 2011-12 season.
  • In the 2012 DFB-Pokal final, Hummels scored a goal in a 5-2 win against Bayern Munich, helping the team win another trophy.
  • On June 3, 2012, Hummels signed a new contract that will keep him at Dortmund until the summer of 2017.
  • On July 27, 2013, Hummel’s defensive skills helped the club win 4-2 against Bayern Munich in the 2013 DFL-Supercup.
  • He scored two goals with 32 matches played in the 2014-15 season and three goals with 50 matches played in the 2015-16 season.
  • During this time in Borussia Dortmund, he scored 25 goals in 309 matches.

Return to Bayern Munich

  • On July 1, 2016, Hummels joined Bayern Munich, signing a five-year contract.
  • Likewise, On August 14, 2016, he made his debut for the club in the German Super Cup final in a 2-0 win against Borussia Dortmund.
  • On August 20, Hummels scored his first goal for the club in a 1 5-0 victory against Carl Zeiss Jena during the DFB-Pokal match.
  • On November 26, Hummels scored his first league goal for the club in a 2–1 win over Bayer Leverkusen.
  • Footballer Hummels finished the 2016-17 season with three goals in 42 matches played.
  • Likeiwse, Hummels finished the 2017-18 season with three goals in 41 matches played.
  • On May 18, 2019, Hummels won his fifth Bundesliga title as Bayern won the league by two points against Borussia Dortmund.
  • After a week, he won his second DFB-Pokal in a 3-0 win against RB Leipzig in the 2019 DFB-Pokal Final.
  • He scored two goals in the 2018-19 season in 33 appearances.

Return to Borussia Dortmund

  • On June 19, 2019, Hummels was signed by Borussia Dortmundfor a fee of €37 million (£33 million).
  • As of December 13, 2021, he has scored eight goals in 101 appearances for the club.

International Career | Germany

  • Hummels was included in the German under-21 national team for the 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Championship.
  • On May 13, 2010, he made his senior team debut in a friendly against Malta.
  • Footballer Hummels was in the starting line-up for Germany’s opening UEFA EURO 2012match against Portugal and helped them to a 1–0 victory, and due to his amazing performance, he played all 450 minutes in Germany’s Euro campaign.
  • On June 16, 2014, Hummels scored his second goal for the team in a 4-0 win against Portugal in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
  • In the quarter-final match against France, Hummels scored the winning goal in a 1-0 victory, helping the team to reach the semi-finals.
  • Germany won the 2014 FIFA World Cup with him being named on the 10-man shortlist for FIFA’s Golden Ball award .
  • On November 10, 2017, Hummels captained Germany for the first time in a 0–0 draw with England.
  • 2014 FIFA World Cup was notable for Hummels, with the 2018 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2020 not that special.
  • As of December 13, 2021, he has scored five goals in 76 appearances for the national team.


Mats Hummels Goals:

Appearances and goals by club    
Club Goals Apps
Bayern Munich II 5 42
Bayern Munich 0 2
Borussia Dortmund 25 309
Bayern Munich 8 116
Borussia Dortmund 8 101
Career total           46 571