Kasper Schmeichel is a renowned professional Danish football player who plays as a goalkeeper for the Premier League club 'Leicester City' and Denmark's national football team. Kasper is also famous for being the son of a legendary goalkeeper, Peter Schmeichel, who spearheaded series of titles with Manchester United.
Is Kasper Schmeichel Married?
Kasper Schmeichel is married to his sweetheart, Stine Gyldenbrand. Kasper and Stine started dating in 2004 after meeting at a 7 Eleven in Norreport Station for the first time.
As a matter of fact, Schmeichel kindled their romance with Stine for more than a decade. And, after dating for several years, Kasper and Stine married in the year 2015 at Egebaeksvang Kirke Church in Denmark. The wedding was attended by 50 to 100 guests, including mainly close friends and family.
When it comes to family, Kasper and Stine have two kids they welcomed before their marriage. They have a son named Max Schmeichel born in 2010 and a daughter Isabella Schmeichel born in 2012. All in all, Kasper and Stine have been together for eighteen years and will go stronger for another eighteen years.
Who is Kasper Schmeichel's wife, Stine Gydenbrand?
As for the wife of Kasper Schmeichel, Stine Gyldenbrand is a personal trainer who works in developing the knowledge of women to achieve a healthier lifestyle in and after pregnancy. Stine runs two foundations, Gydenbrand Schmeichel Foundation and Fodboldfonden.
Kasper Schmeichel's Career & Net Worth
As of 2021, Kasper Schmeichel has an estimated net worth of $20 million and mainly earns from his football career. Kasper professionally started playing football for the youth team of Estoril in the year 2000.
Speaking of his brand sponsorships and deals, Kasper has signed a five-year £33,800,000 contract with Leicester City that includes a salary of £6,760,000. Similarly, he will be earning a basic salary of £6,760,000 while carrying a cap hit of£6,760,00.
Career Highlights of Kasper Schmeichel
Kasper Schmeichel started his career by joining the youth team of Manchester City in September 2002. Schmeichel was loaned to five groups: Darlington, Falkirk, Cardiff City, and Coventry City from 2004 – 2009. Further, he made Manchester City debut against West Ham United.
Likewise, Kasper joined Leicester City and played every Premier League with 350 appearances for the club. Kasper has also represented Denmark at many levels. All in all, he was also represented at U10, U20, and U21.
Further, the Soccer star had his first-ever senior-level game in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier by winning against Malta 6-0. He was also selected for the Danish squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Not to mention, Kasper has won over 50 caps for Denmark.
In addition, Kasper won 2009-2010 Football League Two with Notts County and won the 'Premier League' with Leicester City in 2015-2016, Football League Championship, and the Danish Football Associations award in 2015. Kasper was also awarded 'Danish Football Player of the Year' in 2016 and 2017. Kasper was also enlisted under the Leicester City Player of the Season in 2011-2012 and 2016-2017.
Kasper Schmeichel's Quick Facts
- Kasper Schmeichel's full name is Kasper Peter Schmeichel.
- Kasper was born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark.
- Kasper's parents are Bente Schmeichel and Peter Peter Schmeichel.
- Kasper is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 89 kg.
- Kasper has a sister named Cecilie Schmeichel.
- Kasper has dazzling blue eyes and blonde hair.
- Kasper holds Danish nationality and white ethnicity.
- Kasper went to Saint Julian's School.
- Kasper's grandfather, Tolek Schmeichel, was a Danish musician.