Thierry Henry is a former French professional player well-known as one of the nicest strikers of all time. Initially, he started playing football at Monaco’s youth club and then came into the limelight after playing for Juventus. Thierry played as a left-winger originally but later was moved to a striker, which made him very famous. He has been to different clubs like Arsenal and Barcelona.

Likewise, Henry is the first and only player from European countries named the Footballer of the Year for three years. He first became a coach in Arsenal’s youth team and then at the Belgium National Football team. He currently works as a coach in the ‘Montreal Impact soccer club.

Quick Info
Full NameThierry Daniel Henry
Birth DateAugust 17, 1977
Birth PlaceParis
ParentsAntoine Henry
Marylese Henry
BrothersDimitri Henry, Willy Henry
Net Worth 2021$60 million
Height6 feet and 2 inches (188cm/1.88m)
Weight83 kg (198lbs)

Thierry Henry

Where was Thierry Henry born?

Thierry Daniel Henry was born on August 17, 1977, in a small suburban town in Paris. He was taken to his father Antoine Henry and to his mother Marylese Henry. Furthermore, he grew up alongside his two brothers Dimitri Henry, and Willy Henry. He also has nicknames like Titou, Titi, and Tezza. He is currently 43 years old with a Leo sun sign.

Thierry Henry’s family was not economically sound, but his father always supported him and encouraged him to invest his time in sports and energy in athletics. Due to the various training, he became a friendly soccer player compared to other kids of his age. He then played football for local teams and clubs.

Where did Thierry complete his schooling?

He attended Alexander Fleming School, and during his schooling, he was a member of the French Football Federation’s Clairefontaine Academy.

What are Henry’s distinctive features? 

Thierry Henry holds a French nationality and is non-religious. He stands 6 feet and 2 inches (188cm/1.88m) tall and weighs around 83 kg (198lbs). Moreover, Henry has an athletic body type with a pair of black-colored eyes and hair color.

Is Thierry Henry married?

Thierry Henry, the renowned French footballer, and English model Nicole Merry were married on July 5, 2003. They gave birth daughter, Tea Henry, on May 27, 2005. Unfortunately, despite their initial happiness, their marriage faced challenges, leading to their separation in December 2008.

As part of their divorce settlement, Thierry Henry agreed to pay Nicole Merry a sum of £10 million. This involves financial agreements to ensure the welfare and stability of the children involved. While the exact details of their settlement may remain private, it’s clear that both parties sought to resolve their differences and move forward with their lives separately.

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Apart from that, he is also a Squad member called UNICEF-FIFA, where they appear in TV series and promote their football game. He also actively speaks against racism. Moreover, he has also appeared in an endorsement for different brands like Nike, Reebok, Puma, Gillette, and Pepsi.

Is Thierry Henry active on social media?

Thierry Henry is active on his social media accounts. His Instagram account (@thierryhenry) has 2.7 million followers, and his Twitter account (@ThierryHenry) has 2.2 million followers. Likewise, his Facebook page has 7.8 million likes and 7.9 million followers.

How did Thierry Henry begin his career in football?

Thierry Henry landed his first professional football entry in 1994, where he was placed as a left wing for the Monaco team. In 1996, he was able to bag ‘France’s Young Player’ of the Year under his coach Arsene Wenger. Thierry also played in the European Championship as France’s Under-18 team and, in total, made 7 goals in the competition. Due to his tremendous performances at other tournaments, he became an element of the French FIFA tournament 1998 team. Henry continued to play for Monaco and amazed everyone through his performance. For the Monaco team, he appeared in 105 matches, where he scored 20 goals.

Similarly, Henry left the Monaco team in 1999 and became a component of the Italian Series A club Juventus. He was paid the right amount to hitch in the group. The first match he played led to winning with 3-1, where he scored his first goal for the team. Likewise, he then went to play for Arsenal under his old coach Arsene Wenger. He was then made a striker in the game where they won 1-0 and persuaded Southampton. He also played the second season with Arsenal, which was successful because he became the team’s ace goal-scorer. Though the group played in the finals of the FA Cup, it was defeated by the score of 2-1 to Liverpool club.


Additionally, he also became the highest goal-scorer of the league and scored a complete 32 goals altogether in the matches in 2002. As a result, he helped his team, Arsenal, win several trophies. Also, he received his first silverware with the club. In the 2003 season, he scored his best 32 goals, which made him the man-of-the-match, and again, his club won the FA Cup in the finals. The following year, he became one of the highest scorers in the Premier League with 30 goals, which helped Arsenal win the title without losing even one match.

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For many seasons he made his team; Arsenal got the victory and won several trophies. He also made his 200th score in 2006, when they landed their victory against Birmingham. Till then, he has already been voted the Footballer of the Year for the three-time. Moreover, he also got a chance to captain his club, Arsenal, in their first Champions League final.

After playing for a long time for Arsenal in 2007, Henry joined Barcelona and scored his first goal for his new club during a 3-0 Champions League. In 2009, he played his last match for Barcelona, and the following year he went with Major League Soccer club New York Bulls. Henry made his first goal for the club when they played a match against San Jose Earthquakes and got victory over them with 2-0. After that, he again went back to Arsenal from 2011 to 2012. Meanwhile, in 2012, he returned to the Red Bulls and gave three continuous goals for the club against Montreal Impact and won by 5-2. During that time, he was named MLS Player of the Month. He then took retirement from working as a football player on December 16, 2014.

What did Thierry Henry do after his retirement?

Thierry Henry coached the youth team of Arsenal in 2015 after he retired from playing football. He was signed by the Belgium National Football Team in 2016 and started coaching there as an assistant coach with the head coach Roberto Martinez. In November 2019, he made a two-year contract with Major League Soccer side Montreal Impact and is currently working for them.

What are Thierry’s achievements?

Thierry Henry has been honored with European Golden Boot Winner two times and the FWA Footballer of the Year three times. He has also won the title of French Player of the Year four times.

How much is the Net Worth of Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry is a former professional player who was one of the wealthiest footballers. Thierry has an estimated net worth as of 2024 is $60 million.

He mainly earns from his professional career as a coach as he is already retired from playing football. Moreover, he also makes money through paid promotions and brand deals.