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Full NameMonique Salum
First NameMonique
Last NameSalum
ProfessionCelebrity Wife
Birth CityBelo Horizonte
Birth CountryBrazil
Father NameWidimark Salum
Mother NameMara Salum
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusMarried
No Of Children1
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Date of BirthMarch 31,1994
Age30 years
Married Date2018

Monique Salum is the beautiful spouse of professional footballer Fred, a midfielder at Manchester United

She was born to her parents, Widimark Salum and Mara Salum, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

She graduated from the University Centre of Belo Horizonte and is a chemical engineer by profession. Previously, she worked at a nuclear technology development center.

Vowed to be together forever in a religious ceremony

Monique and Fred vowed to be together forever in a private religious ceremony in 2018 after dating for several years. 

The couple made their relationship public only in January 2016 when Fred was playing for Shakhtar Donetsk, and a year later, in February, they announced their engagement via social media posts. 

After the religious ceremony in 2018, the couple threw a grand wedding party 2019 in their native Brazil before the Manchester United Pre-Season. 

The couple celebrated their second wedding with their son Benjamin and their loved ones. 

Monique Salum and Fred celebrated their wedding for the second time in 2019 in a grand ceremony.
Monique Salum and Fred celebrated their wedding for the second time in 2019 in a grand ceremony. Source: Instagram

The couple jetted off to the Maldives for their second honeymoon. It was a luxurious honeymoon in a Private Over Water Villa that cost £3,500 per night.

Monique Salum and her husband Fred spent their second honeymoon in Maldives.
Monique Salum and her husband Fred spent their second honeymoon in Maldives. Source: Instagram

She stands an impressive height

Along with her great physique, she also stands at an impressive height. She stands 5 feet 10 inches tall and is taller than her husband Fred, who stands 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Mother of one

Monique is the proud mother of her son Benjamin. She gave birth to her little one on the 16th of January, 2019

The couple keeps updating pictures spending quality time with their son. Little Benjamin is usually seen supporting his dad from the stands alongside his mother. 

During the match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on the 5th of December 2021, Benjamin was captured jumping and clapping from the stands when he saw his dad scoring the goal that led Manchester United's 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace

He is certainly enjoying the football game, which is a sign of following his father's footsteps.

Monique Salum with her husband Fred and son.
Monique Salum with her husband Fred and son. Source: Instagram
Monique Salum son Benjamin with Cristiano Ronaldo.
Monique Salum son Benjamin with Cristiano Ronaldo. Source: Instagram

She has adapted herself in Manchester

After her husband signed for Manchester United, she moved in with him to be by her partner's side. 

She has adapted herself in Manchester and is close to Manchester United players Fernandinho and Ederson's wives. 

The couple misses their native Brazil and usually makes Brazilian dishes at home when they feel homesick.

Incredibly close to her parents

Monique is incredibly close to her parents, Widimark and Mara Salum, and is more like best of friends. 

She describes her father as a fighting man with one of the biggest hearts. 

According to her, her father never measured efforts to do everything for her happiness. She wishes her son Benjamin to be 1/3 of her father.

Monique Salum with her parents Widimark and Mara in Mexico in 2021 for a family trip.
Monique Salum with her parents Widimark and Mara in Mexico in 2021 for a family trip. Source: Instagram
Monique Salum feels lucky to have a dad who is not only a super dad but a super friend and a supper companion.
Monique Salum feels lucky to have a dad who is not only a super dad but a super friend and a supper companion. Source: Instagram

She was baptized by Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker

She was baptized in 2020 by Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker who is a devout catholic like her husband. 

The baptism ceremony was held at the mansion of Alisson, where he helped Monique to dunk her under the water in a traditional process accompanied by a Gospel singer

She expressed her gratitude towards Allison and his wife Natalia for introducing her to life in Jesus Christ

She also confessed to feeling the presence of Jesus Christ from the day she encountered him, which she felt was the most important and certain choice of her life.

For Fred, Manchester United Means Greatness?

In Fred’s first-ever interview, he shared that he is very much happy. Fred is so happy to be there in Manchester United and get all those chances to play for that club. 

Fred also claimed that it is definitely a big club with a great history. For him, it’s a great honor to perform for them. 

Not only this, Fred can’t stop sharing his joy to have completed the transfer and now he is looking forward to playing for the club. When asked what does Manchester United mean to him? 

He immediately replies that it is a huge club, and when he used to be at a young age, it was a name that Fred used to hear, and that was the name he often used to spot in computer games. 

He also mentioned that he used to play with the team. As he is now playing with Manchester United, he is truly happy. 

And did point out that Manchester United means greatness. Also, he shared his experience of playing at “Theatre of Dreams.” 

However, at first, only Fred stated that the name of it sums it up and praised it as a great stadium. 

He was happy that he got to play against Ryan Giggs as it was the greatest opportunity for him as that team he represented and to fight for the same colors. 

Other than that, Fred describes himself as a person who is always looking to work each passing day. 

And also someone who wanted to grow as a player and improve at the same time. 

He further shared that he always works hard to do and performs his best every single day to grow as a player. 

Fred also shared that the biggest influence that brought him to Manchester United was the size, as it is big and known around the world, and the second reason was that it is his huge desire to play in this wonderful team. 

Lastly, Fred mentioned it was a great honor to be another Brazilian representing Manchester United and make history with the club. 

Net Worth

Monique is currently dedicating her full time to raising her son Benjamin. As of now, we have the net worth of her husband, who has amassed an impressive fortune from his football career. 

Starting his early career with his local club Atletico Mineiro at the age of 10, he joined Porto Alegre after six years with the club before moving to Internacional in 2010

He made his professional debut at the age of 18 with Internacional and ended up scoring eight goals in 55 appearances, along with winning Campeonato Gaucho twice

He enjoyed a successful five seasons at Shakhtar Donetsk, where he won 10 trophies, including three Ukrainian Premier League titles

He is on a five-year contract with Manchester United signing the club in 2018 for a reported fee of £47 million

Net Worth Source
€18 millionSoccer Player


  1. Monique Salum was born on the 31st of March, 1994. She is 27 years old.

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