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Full NameGordana Kek
First NameGordana
Last NameKek
ProfessionCelebrity Wife
Birth CountrySlovenia
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseMatjaz Kek
No Of Children1

Gordana Kek is the wife of professional football manager and former football player Matjaz Kek. 

Matjaz is the current head coach of the Slovenia national team. 

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Married life 

Gordana Kek has been happily married to her husband Matjaz Kek for a long time. 

Gordana is a supportive wife and is seen in the stadium to support her husband. 

She was present at the stadium during the Euro 2012 qualifying match between Slovenia and Northern Ireland

Gordana also makes a frequent appearance with her husband at different events. 

She was spotted at Steyer Winery, a presentation of new wine lines in Arena Hotel in Maribor on September 29, 2009, with her husband. 

She also attended the last act of Lent with big midnight fireworks with Matjaz in Maribor

They took a vacation during the festival and sailed to neighboring Croatia for a week. They also went camping together on the last evening. 

She also attended Naj Mariborcan 2009 on January 8, 2010, where her husband was chosen the Most Personality by the journalists. 

They also attend fashion shows, Zlata Lisica, concerts, and other events together. 


Gordana and Matjaz are parents of a son. They welcomed their only child, a son, on January 4, 1991, and named him Matjaz Kek

Matjaz Jr. followed in his father's footsteps and is a former football player. He used to play as a defender-centre-back and played with his left foot. 

He played for NS Mura, NK Maribor, ND Dravinja, Verzej, FC Gamlitz, and Straden, and hung his boots with Kirchbach on July 1, 2020

He has now started his managerial career. 

The head coach of NS Mura, Anton Zlogar, wanted him to be his assistant and Matjaz Jr. might work with the senior team. 

Gordana and her son seem to be music lovers as she is often spotted with her son attending concerts. 

She was photographed with her son attending the concert of Novi Fosili in Tabor Hall on February 14, 2006, and also the traditional concert of Momcila Bajagic Bajaga and his band Instructors in Maribor's Lent Festival Hall on December 25, 2006.

Her husband's career

Matjaz began his career as a football player with the Maribor youth team and then moved to Zeleznicar Maribor

He started his senior career with Zeleznicar Maribor in 1979 and played with the team for a year. 

He then returned to Maribor in 1980 and played with the club for five years. He played for Spittal/Drau from 1985 to 1988, and for GAK from 1988 to 1995

He again returned to Maribor in 1995 and hung his boot with the club in 1999

He played in the position of defense, and centre-back. He also represented his country Slovenia on an international level in 1992

He began his managerial career with his home club, Maribor. He joined the club as an assistant manager for one season. 

He became the head coach of the club in March 2000. He became the interim manager of the club in 2001

He again took charge of Maribor for two years i.e., 2002 to 2004. He also worked as the head coach of Slovenia U15 in 2006 and Slovenia U16 from 2006 to 2007

He was the head coach of the Slovenia national team from 2007 to 2011

Matjaz became the head coach of Saudi Arabian club Al-Ittihad on December 20, 2011, but was sacked in less than two months. 

He then became the head coach of Rijeka on February 27, 2013. He had worked with the club for more than a year without a contract. 

He resigned from the club on October 6, 2018, after becoming the longest-serving manager by single appointment in the history of the Croatian First Football League. 

He returned to the Slovenia national team on November 27, 2018, replacing Igor Benedejcic

Gordana Kek husband Matjaz Kek
Gordana Kek husband Matjaz Kek. Source: Facebook

Matjaz led Slovenia to Euro 2024

Matjaz has been managing the Slovenia national team since 2018. Slovenia failed to secure a spot in UEFA Euro 2020 after losing both matches against Austria

He then led Slovenia to finish first in group three of the 2020-21 UEFA Nations League C and get promoted to League B

However, Matjaz led the Slovenia national team to secure their spot in Euro 2024. Slovenia qualified for the Euro for the first time in 24 years. 

Slovenia directly qualified for the Euro finishing second in the group, first being Denmark, after defeating Kazakhstan by 2-1. 

Slovenia will face Denmark on June 16, 2024, Serbia on June 20, 2024, and England on June 26, 2024, in the group stage.

Net worth

Her husband's net worth is 5 million dollars.


  1. Her husband is 62 years old.
Updated On Fri Jun 07 2024 Published On Fri Jun 07 2024 By shaumya

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