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John de Jong


Facts of John De Jong

Full NameJohn De Jong
First NameJohn
Middle NameDe
Last NameJong
Birth NameJohn De Jong
ProfessionCelebrity Father
Birth CountryNetherlands
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseMarjon Schuchhard-De Bruijn
No Of Children2

John de Jong is well known for being the father of a Dutch professional football player Frenkie de Jong

John was an amateur football player who used to play for ASV Arkel. He was born in the Netherlands

John de Jong with his son Frenkie De Jong
John de Jong with his son Frenkie De Jong. Source: Instagram

Wife of John 

John is married to his beautiful wife, Marjon Schuchhard-De Bruijn. His wife was also a football player in her early days.

Children of John 

John and Marjon are the parents of two sons. The name of their children is Frenkie de Jong and Youri de Jong

Both sons are engaged in football as Frenkie, the elder, is a professional footballer, and the younger one is still an amateur. 

John de Jong with his sons Frenkie De Jong and Youri de Jong
John de Jong with his sons Frenkie De Jong and Youri de Jong. Source: Instagram

Is the elder son Frenkie married?

Frenkie is yet to be married to his beautiful girlfriend, Mikky Kiemeney. The couple has been dating each other since November 2014

They got engaged after Frenkie proposed to Mikky on a trip to Mexico in the desert in July 2022

John de Jong son Frenkie De Jong with his fiance
John de Jong son Frenkie De Jong with his fiance. Source: Instagram

Introduction of Frenkie

Frenkie was born on May 12, 1997, in Gorinchem, Netherlands. Frenkie is a football player by profession. 

He has been playing for the La Liga club Barcelona since 2019 and for the Netherlands national team since 2018

He serves the club and the national team in the position of midfielder. 

The appearance of Frenkie de Jong at FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar

Frenkie currently plays for the Netherlands national team, where the respective team has been playing in the FIFA World Cup 2022 by becoming the UEFA Group G winner on 16 November 2021

Previously in 2018, the team was unable to get qualified for the world cup, and in the same year, Frenkie started to make his debut for the Netherlands

After the announcement of their coach, Louis van Gaal, 26 men were selected to make their debut in the FIFA World Cup 2022, and among them, Frenkie was also the one. 

It is the first world cup of Frenkie in his football career. He played his first match against Senegal, resulting in a victory on November 21, 2022

He is a fan of Lionel Messi

Frenkie had gotten invitations for transfer discussions from different European clubs like Manchester United, Manchester City, and Paris Saint-Germain. 

Still, he chose Barcelona against them because it was his mother’s decision. 

Frankie's mother knew that since childhood Frenkie has been following Lionel Messi a lot, so it would be a great opportunity for him to play with his role model. 

So only to play with Lionel Messi, he joined Barcelona instead of other European clubs.

How better is Frenkie at cooking?

Frenkie was invited by chef Quim Marquez to cook an accepted dish in the kitchen of Barcelona

The chef gave instructions for him to cook cuttlefish meatballs and peas. The name of the dish was sea and mountain. 

While cooking the dish, Frenkie said his favorite dish is sea bass. The meatballs were shaped by Frenkie, although he had the chef with him. 

The chef helped him to make sofrito with cuttlefish and fish stock. When the meatballs got fried, he poured some peas on them. 

He said that it was a rare moment for him to cook food because he doesn’t have a habit of cooking. 

At home, his girlfriend used to cook Dutch food; besides, they live in Spain.

Net Worth

The net worth of John is under review. Instead, the net worth of his son Frenkie is estimated to be $12 million. He earns a salary of $16 million annually

While signing a five-year contract with La Liga club Barcelona, he was paid an amount of $78 million. 

His current market value falls under $46 million to $80 million


  1. The age of John de Jong's son Frenkie is 25 years old.

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Updated On Sun Nov 27 2022 Published On Sun Nov 27 2022 By Smity

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