Raul Jimenez

Quick Facts

Birth Name Raúl Alonso Jiménez Rodríguez
Nickname/ Popular Name/ Shirt Name
  •  RJ9
  •  The Pirate
  •  Catalina Creel
  •  Raul Jimenez
Age 31 (as in 2022) Years
Religion Christianity
Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign Taurus
Birth Place Tepeji, Mexico
Date of Birth 5 May 1991
Nationality Mexican
Residence Tepeji, Mexico
Home Town Tepeji, Mexico
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Hobbies Watching Movies, Horse Riding, Swimming


Mother’s Name Martha Rodríguez

Raul Jimenez With His Parents, Brothers And Sister
Father’s Name Raúl Jiménez Vega

Raul Jimenez Family- Parents And Siblings
Brother(s) • André Jiménez
• Raul Jiménez

Raul Jimenez With His Brothers, Sister Miranda And Daughter Arya
Sister(s) Miranda Jiménez

Raul Jimenez With His Sister


Affairs/Girlfriends Daniela Basso

Raul Jimenez With His Girlfriend

Marital Status, Wife and Children

Wife/Spouse Daniela Basso

Raul Jimenez With His Girlfriend Or Wife (to be)
Children Daughter(s)- Arya
Son(s)- Ander

Raul Jimenez With His Girlfriend Or Wife (to be), Daughter, And Son


School Club América youth academy
College/University Club América youth academy
Educational Qualification Graduated
Profession Professional Footballer
Brands Endorsed Nike
Career Manager/ Player Agent Jorge Mendes

Football Profile

Debut For Current Club Team • 2019: Wolverhampton Wanderers
Debut For Current Senior International Team • 2013: Mexico national football team
Jersey Number (2022-23) • 9 (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
• 9 (Mexico national football team)
Current Teams • Wolverhampton Wanderers
• Mexico national football team
Coach/Mentor/Manager Bruno Lage
Position Attack – Centre-Forward
Foot Right
  •  Tackling
  •  Interceptions
  •  Marking
  •  Jumping
  •  Passing
  •  Crossing
  •  Strength
  •  Heading
  •  Balance
Achievements América
• Liga MX: Clausura 2013
Atlético Madrid
• Supercopa de España: 2014

  • Primeira Liga: 2015–16, 2016–17
  • Taça de Portugal: 2016–17
  • Taça da Liga: 2015–16
  • Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira: 2016, 2017

Mexico U23

  • Toulon Tournament: 2012
  • Olympic Gold Medal: 2012


  •  CONCACAF Cup: 2015
  •  CONCACAF Gold Cup: 2019


  •  CONCACAF Goal of the Year: 2013
  •  Taça da Liga top scorer: 2015–16
  •  Wolverhampton Wanderers Players’ Player of the Season: 2018–19, 2019–20
  •  CONCACAF Gold Cup Golden Ball: 2019
  • CONCACAF Gold Cup Best XI: 2019
  •  PFA Player of the Month: November 2019
  •  Wolverhampton Wanderers Player of the Season: 2019–20
  •  IFFHS CONCACAF Best XI: 2020

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.) centimeters- 190 cm
meters- 1.90 m
feet inches- 6’3″
Weight (Approx.) kilograms- 76 kg
pounds- 168 lbs.

Figure Measurements

Chest Size 42 inches
Biceps Size 13 inches
Waist Size 32 inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / Ethnicity Mexican
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
S*xual Orientation Straight
Distinctive Features Not Available
Dress Size 8 U.S.
Shoe Size 12 U.S.

Favourite Things

Favorite Playing Position Forward
Favorite Car Not Available
Favorite Food Fruits and Veg
Favorite Player Not Available
Favorite Pet Animal Dog
Favorite Cell Phone/Brand Iphone

On loan from the Portuguese soccer team Benfica CF, Raul Alonso Jiménez Rodrguez, more often known as Raul Jimenez, is a Mexican professional football player who plays as a striker for the Mexico national team and Wolverhampton Wanderers. He has played for Atletico Madrid, a Spanish football team, in addition to Benfica.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, the 2013 and 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup, the 2016 Copa America Centenario, the 2015 Copa America, and the 2014 and 2018 FIFA World Cups, he played for Mexico.


On May 5, 1991, Raul Jimenez was born in Taipei, Hidalgo, Mexico. Raul Alonso Jimenez Rodriguez is his real name. His country of origin is Mexico. Jimenez is of and of the White ethnicity. His star sign is Taurus. Raul Jimenez Vega, the father, and Martha Rodriguez had a typical family in which Raul Jimenez was born.

His parents have always encouraged him in his desire to play football. A sister named Miranda Jimenez and two brothers named Raul Andre and Raul Tonito made up Jimenez’s family. Since they were young children, Jimenez and his brother Andre have been very interested in sports. At the age of 20, Jimenez joined Club America’s youth system and started living his dream. At the time, he was regarded as a young, talented striker.

Height & Weight

Raul Jimenez is a tall and handsome guy of 28 who has a great charming personality. Jimenez has a well maintained athletic body physique. He stands tall with a height of 6ft. 3inch.(1.90m) while his body weighs around 76kg. Jimenez has a fair complexion with black hair and brown eyes.

Relationship Status

Raul Jimenez with his girlfriend(Source: Instagram)

Raul Jimenez, a football player who is 28 years old, is currently dating Daniela Basso. Basso is a stunning Mexican actress and model. She has acted in several Mexican telenovelas (soaps). Since 2017, Jimenez and Basso have been dating. The couple frequently posts videos and photos of themselves together on Instagram, showing how openly they feel about their union.

Professional life

He joined the main club in 2011 after competing for the junior team America. On October 30, 2011, he made his debut against Monarcas Morelia and scored his first goal against Puebla. He was a member of the prosperous America team that won the 2013 Liga MX Clausura. Raul subsequently agreed to a six-year contract with Atletico Madrid in 2014 for an alleged transfer cost of €11 million. He made his debut on August 16, 2014, against Sampdoria.

Raul Jimenez is a professional Football Player(Source: Instagram)

On September 27, 2014, he scored his first goal for the team against Sevilla. He was a member of the squad that went on to win the Supercopa de Espana that year. In 2015, Raul relocated to Portugal and signed a five-year contract with the Portuguese soccer team Benfica. On August 29, 2015, Raul scored his debut goal against Moreirense. He was given a season-long loan with a buyout clause to Premier League team Wolverhampton Wanderers on June 12, 2018.

International Career of Raul Jimenez

He made his entire senior international debut for Mexico against Denmark on January 30, 2013, following the 2012 Summer Olympics, where the Mexican team won the gold medal. During the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup, he scored his first goal against Canada. He is a member of Mexico’s 23-man roster for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Since his 2013 international debut, he has made 63 appearances and scored 13 goals for the Mexican side.

FIFA 22 Stats

Overall Rating In FIFA 22


Potential In FIFA 22

Attacking Skill
73 Crossing 82 Dribbling
81 Finishing 75 Curve
80 Heading Accuracy 51 FK Accuracy
81 Short Passing 75 Long Passing
80 Volleys 80 Ball Control
Power Movement
84 Shot Power 66 Acceleration
74 Jumping 79 Ball Control
79 Stamina 72 Agility
85 Strength 82 Reactions
74 Long Shots 65 Balance
Mentality Goalkeeping
82 Aggression 7 GK Diving
53 Interceptions 11 GK Handling
82 Positioning 13 GK Kicking
78 Vision 14 GK Positioning
81 Composure 10 GK Reflexes
45 Defensive Awareness 30 Sliding Tackle
38 Standing Tackle

Net worth & Source of Income

The estimated net worth of Raul Jimenez in 2022 is over $2 million. He is currently on loan from Benfica CF to Wolverhampton Wanderers, earning an annual salary of £2,132,000 and a weekly pay of £40,000. Additionally, his market value at the moment is about €18 million. He also significantly increases his net worth through endorsement agreements with other brands, including Nike.

Some Interesting Facts

  • Jiminez started his career with Club America’s youth system.
  • Jimenez was voted the Wolves Players’ Player of the Season 2018–19 in May 2019.


How many goals does Raul Jimenez have in his career? 

Raul Jimenez has represented Wolves most frequently and several other club teams during his career. He has made 401 appearances for them and scored 125 goals. In the international team, he appeared in a total of 97 matches and scored 30 goals as his last appearance was on 5 June 2022.

How tall is Raul Jimenez? 

Raul Jimenez is 190 cm or 6’3″ tall.

How old is Raul Jimenez? 

Raul is currently 31 years old as of 2022.

How much does Raul Jimenez weigh? 

Raul weighs 168 lbs or 76 kg.

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