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Ruud Gullit is a former footballer from the Netherlands. Rudd is one of the greatest footballers of all time. He started playing football on the streets. In no time, he got the opportunity to join the club “HFC Haarlem.” Ruud was sixteen years old when he represented the club in the “Dutch First Division.” He then joined the club “Feyenoord” as an attacking midfielder. 

Ruud Gullit was also good at playing in the “forward” position. This helped him to become part of the “PSV Eindhoven.” Ruud was regarded as one of the “Best Attacking Players” in the club. Ruud moved to the club “AC Milan.” He contributed a lot to make the team win a lot of tournaments. He  also played for the club “Chelsea.” Rudd also tried his hands in managing the club and even other clubs but didn’t get the same amount of success as that of a player.

Quick Info
Full NameRuud Gullit
Date of BirthSeptember 1, 1962
Birth PlaceAmsterdam
ProfessionFootball player
Spouse(s)Yvonne de Vries, Cristina Pensa, Estelle Cruyff
Net worth $12 million

Age and Bio

The nationality of Ruud Gullit is Dutch. His current age is 62 years. He has an attractive height of 6 feet 3 inches with a complimentary weight of 83 kgs. His ethnicity is not clear.

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Early Life

Ruud Gullit started his football journey early in his career. He used to play football in the streets. Ruud joined the “Meerboys” in 1970. He became part of the club “Amsterdam Old West” in 1972. Ruud joined the club “AFC DWS” in 1975. There he got the opportunity to play with some of the legendary Dutch players. 

Kids and Relationship

Ruud Gullit tied knots with Yvonne de Vries in 1984. The couple is the parents of two children Felicity and Charmayne. Unfortunately, the marriage ended in 1991. Ruud married Cristina Pensa in 1994. The duo was blessed with two children Sheyenne and Quincy. Unfortunately, they divorced in 2000. The same year he married Estelle Cruyff. Estelle gave birth to two children Joelle and Maxim. Unfortunately, they divorced in 2003.

Instagram, Twitter and Facebook

Ruud Gullit is active on social media platforms. He goes with the name of “ruudgullit” on Instagram with 495K followers and “Ruud Gullit” on Twitter with 670.9K followers. Ruud does not have an official Facebook page.


The academic details of Ruud are not available. 

Goles and Career

Ruud Gullit started his professional career at the club “HFC Haarlem” in 1978. He was sixteen years old during that time. Ruud helped the team to move to the “Dutch First Division.” He also contributed a lot to make the team finish fourth in the “European Competitions.” Ruud was part of the club for three years. He appeared in a total of 91 matches and scored 32 goals. Ruud joined the national team of the Netherlands in 1981.

Ruud joined the club “Feyenoord” in 1982. He succeeded to help the team to make the team win the “League Cup” in the 1983 season. Ruud was part of the club for three years. He played in 85 matches for the team and succeeded to score 30 goals.  He used to play in the attacking position for the team.

Likewise, Ruud Gullit joined the club “PSV Eindhoven” in 1985. He was in the club for two years. During the time, he appeared in the 46 goals in the league in those two years. Ruud succeeded to become one of the “Best Attacking Midfielders” during that time. Then, Ruud joined the club “AC Milan” in 1987 in that time Paolo Maldini was one o the emerging player in the club. It helped the team to grow in his six years of time.

He succeeded to make the team win the “League title” three times and “European Cup Trophies” three times. Ruud succeeded to score a total of 35 goals for the club. He joined the national team of the Netherlands after one year of joining “AC Milan.” Ruud took the national team to the “European Championships.” He scored his first goal against the “Soviet Union” with a total score of “2-0.”

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Moreover, Ruud failed to play properly in the “1990 World Cup” in Italy due to his knee injury. He lost the match against Germany. He appeared in 66 matches for the team and succeeded to score 17 goals. He joined the club “Sampdoria” in 1993. The same year, the club succeeded to win the “Italian Cup.” He went back to the “AC Milan” for a short period of time but returned to the “Sampdoria.” Ruud joined the club “Chelsea” in 1995. He was in the club for three years. He also started acting as a manager of the club.

The team succeeded to win the “FA Cup” in the same year. But due to the dispute between the management team, he left the team in 1998. Then, he became took the responsibility of managing the club “Newcastle United.” But his journey in the club ended with the disputes between the star players.

Ruud Gullit left the movie in the second season. He joined the club “Feyenoord” as the manager in 2004. He left after a single season after the results were not an encouraging one. Ruud became the manager of the “Los Angeles Galaxy” in 2007. He clashed with the players time and again and due to the bad results, he left the club after nine months. Ruud became the manager of the “FC Terek Gronzy” on January 18th, 2011. But he left the club on June 4, 2011.

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Net Worth

Ruud Gullit has been around football for over forty years, which is a really long time! During these years, he has been involved in some incredible matches and tournaments.

Now, when we talk about how much money  he has around $12 million. This means that after all his hard work and success in football, he’s managed to earn quite a lot of money! This money comes from his time as a player, coach, and also from things like endorsements and other projects he might have been a part of. So, overall, he’s done really well for himself in the world of football!