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Facts of Berthold Kimmich

Full NameBerthold Kimmich
First NameBerthold
Last NameKimmich
ProfessionCelebrity Father
Birth CountryGermany
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseAnja Kimmich
No Of Children2

Berthold Kimmich is a celebrity father, famous for his son, Joshua Kimmich, a German professional footballer

He is currently playing for the Bundesliga club, Bayern Munich, as a right-back or defensive midfielder and the German national team.

Versatile and intellectual payer, Joshua Kimmich

Joshua Kimmich grew up playing football in the small village of Bosingen and developed the ambition to become a footballer while playing with his friend in the park

To fulfill his ambition, he spent his early adolescent days playing for VfB Stalgast and later joined RB Leipzig in 2013

Two years after that, he played for Bayern Munich

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Versatile, Kimmich is also an international player and made his first debut in the FIFA world cup in 2018, playing against Mexico.

Berthold Kimmich with his son, Joshua Kimmich.
Berthold Kimmich with his son, Joshua Kimmich. Source: Twitter

Known for his versatile skills in attacking and defensive roles, he was named a ‘Versatile Swiss Army knife of Player’ on the Bundesliga’s official website

Along with that, he is also regarded as one of the best defensive midfielders in the world. 

Apart from his playing life, he is also famous as a highly intellectual player and a profound thinker who love helping people

Recently, he launched an online initiative ‘We Kick Corona’ with his Bayern Munich teammate Leon Goretzka to support charitable, social, and medical institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Married life 

He is married to Anja Kimmich, and the couple is residing happily in Bosingen near Rottweil, southwest Germany

There is not much information about their married life except that they have been married for more than 20 years.

Berthold Kimmich with his wife, Anja Kimmich.
Berthold Kimmich with his wife, Anja Kimmich. Source:

Waiting for son’s wedding

The couple has not revealed much about their private life, including their wedding date and location

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The couple is waiting for their son’s wedding, who is in a relationship with Lina Meyer since 2013

Lina is from Bad Bevensen, a town in Germany

The couple first met when he was playing for RB Leipzig, the same place where she worked

After they first met, they become a friend and later on fall in love

But after some time the couple had to live apart as she was studying and he had to move to Bayern Munich

Berthold Kimmich’s son, Joshua Kimmich, with his girlfriend, Lina.
Berthold Kimmich’s son, Joshua Kimmich, with his girlfriend, Lina. Source: Instagram

When she completed her law studies in 2017, the couple got back together and are now living together in the shadow of love and support. 

The couple is now parents of two kids, a son born in 2019 and a daughter, who they welcome in October 2020.

Wife obsessed with son

Berthold and his wife both are proud of their son and his achievement

Both miss their son when he is outside his home for playing, but his wife is more obsessed with her son

When he is not around her, she satisfied herself, taking and chatting with him on the phone

Although she is away from him, she is not away from her responsibility. 

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She keeps instructing him and often gave cooking tips

It is her who has chosen and gave him the name ‘Joshua,’ which means servant of Moses from the Old Testament of the Bible


Along with Joshua, he has another daughter, Debora Joshua

She has completed her undergraduate studies in Munich and lives in a shared flat rented by her brother

Both siblings share a very close bonding

Inspired by his sister and seeing her studying, Joshua also desires to study administration in the future. 

Debora also takes care of her brother when the mother is not around him. 

She is also seen supporting and cheering her brother in his match.

Berthold Kimmich’s daughter, Debora Joshua.
Berthold Kimmich’s daughter, Debora Joshua. Source: Facebook

Get to know about his celebrity son more closely

Berthold’s son Joshua answered some of the interesting questions regarding his life and choices. 

The player shared that besides football, the perfect day for him is to spend quality time with his family, his partner, and two kids. 

Also, his top priority is going on a bike ride, a short hike, or spending time in nature. Other than that, the player does not prefer pineapple on the pizza. 

When asked about his favorite food, he mentioned Swabian, specifically spaetzle. For him, it doesn’t matter if it’s schnitzel or Maultaschen. 

Unlike others, Joshua doesn’t have any direct rituals before starting the game, so there is nothing he mentioned. 

When it comes to the choice of music, he admitted himself being more of a mainstream music listener, so it can also be listened to by children too, so this kind of music is mostly listened to at home, Joshua added. 

He also mentioned that the music played by Phonzie or Choupo, or Serge isn’t the music he would ever listen to at his home. 

His favorite player he listed to have featured for FC Bayern are Lothar Matthaus and Franz Beckenbauer, and also quite a few he took names that including Manu, Thomas, and Alonso

Looking at his professional life, the personal goal he had set for this season is not to hurt himself, which he pointed to be his first priority, and to get through the season by keeping himself fit and healthy and, of course, keep developing. 

Also, he mentioned his new coach, to which he clarified that he can now again take one or two steps to achieve another goal, too, well the player also revealed how he has a few more goals he wanted to achieve, which he had listed out too. 

In between Bundesliga and Champions League, he chose the Champions League as he explained it holds a bit more special place. 

The five words he chose for himself to describe are Humorous, loyal, passionate, ambitious, and determined. 

After having kids, the first thing Joshua does after waking up is get his son out of bed after he wakes him up.

Also, the opponent he chose with whom he wanted to face in the UCL this upcoming season is Paris Saint-Germain. To know more, click on the link below.

Net worth

The net worth of his son is:

Net worth42 million Euro
Salary7.9 million Euro

Talented player, Joshua is performing well in the field

Recently he and his team have won the EEFA super cup, and he has also won the title of Bundesliga Goal of the month in 2020

Currently, his market value is 70 million euros

However, it is likely going to incline in the coming days, so does his net worth.


  1. His age is under review.

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Updated On Sun Oct 09 2022 Published On Fri Nov 06 2020 By shaumya

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