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Thibaut Courtois Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Thibaut Courtois Quick Info
Height 6 ft 6½ in
Weight 94 kg
Date of Birth May 11, 1992
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Eye Color Hazel

Thibaut Courtois is a Belgian professional footballer who is best known for his career as a goalkeeper for the Belgium national team and Spanish club Real Madrid. He is regarded as one of the best goalkeepers in world football and has also played for teams like Genk, Atlético Madrid, and Chelsea in the past. During the course of his career, Thibaut has won numerous tournaments such as La Liga, Belgian Pro League, UEFA Europa League, Copa del Rey, Premier League, Football League Cup, Supercopa de España, FIFA Club World Cup, and has received honors such as Belgian’s “Professional Goalkeeper of the Year”, La Liga‘s “Goalkeeper of the Season”, “Best Belgian Player Abroad”, Belgian’s “Sportsman of the year”, “The Best FIFA Goalkeeper”, and IFFHS “World’s Best Goalkeeper”.

Born Name

Thibaut Nicolas Marc Courtois

Nick Name

Tarantula, Courtois

Thibaut Courtois prior a match between Belgium and Wales on November 16, 2014 in Brussels, Belgium
Thibaut Courtois prior a match between Belgium and Wales on November 16, 2014 in Brussels, Belgium

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Bree, Belgium

Nationality

Belgian

Education

He studied modern languages in a local school in his hometown.

Occupation

Professional Footballer

Family

  • Father – Thierry Courtois (Former Volleyball Player)
  • Mother – Gitte Courtois (Former Volleyball Player) (Physiotherapist)
  • Siblings – Valerie Courtois (Older Sister) (Professional Volleyball Player), Gaetan Courtois (Brother)

Manager

Courtois is signed with Christophe Henrotay.

Position

Goalkeeper

Shirt Number

13

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 6½ in or 199 cm

Weight

94 kg or 207 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Thibaut Courtois has dated –

  1. Marta Dominguez – Thibaut was in a relationship with Marta Dominguez in the past. They have one daughter Adriana (b. May 26, 2015). The couple broke up in April 2017 while Marta was pregnant with their 2nd child. She gave birth to their son, Nicolás, in May 2017.
  2. Mishel Gerzig (2021-Present) – Thibaut started dating model Mishel Gerzig in July 2021. They got engaged in June 2022. In the past, the couple also adopted a dog.
Thibaut Courtois and his sweetheart Marta Dominguez
Thibaut Courtois and his sweetheart Marta Dominguez

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Towering height
  • Passion
Thibaut Courtois during a match between Leicester City and Chelsea on December 14, 2015
Thibaut Courtois during a match between Leicester City and Chelsea on December 14, 2015

Brand Endorsements

He has signed an endorsement deal with the well-known sportswear brand Nike.

Best Known For

Being one of the best goalkeepers of his generation and also for winning the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 Ricardo Zamora Trophies for best goalkeeper.

First Football Match

Courtois made his debut for Genk on April 17, 2009, in a match against Gent.

He debuted for Atlético Madrid in a UEFA Europa League match against Vitoria de Guimaraes on August 25, 2011.

Thibaut played his first official match for the senior national team of Belgium in October 2011 in a friendly match against France.

Strengths

  • Focus
  • Shot stopping
  • Reflexes
  • Penalty saving

Weaknesses

  • Passing accuracy
  • Long passing

Thibaut Courtois Favorite Things

  • Spanish Food – Gazpacho, Iberian ham

Source – Clubatleticodemadrid.com

Thibaut Courtois reacts after his team’s opening goal in a match against West Bromwich Albion on August 23, 2015
Thibaut Courtois reacts after his team’s opening goal in a match against West Bromwich Albion on August 23, 2015

Thibaut Courtois Facts

  1. He started his career as a left-back in the local club Bilzen V.V.
  2. At the age of 7, he moved to Racing Genk and started playing as a goalkeeper.
  3. Thibaut won the Belgian Pro League with Genk during the 2010-2011 season.
  4. In July 2011, Thibaut signed a five-year deal with the English club Chelsea for a total of 9 million euros.
  5. Once he joined Chelsea, he was loaned to the Spanish club Atlético Madrid.
  6. He won the 2013 Copa del Rey trophy with Atlético Madrid. In the finals, he was named the man of the match after his team beat Real Madrid with a final score of 2-1.
  7. His loan to Atlético Madrid was extended for 12 more months before the start of the 2013-2014 season.
  8. Courtois performed in the 2014 UEFA Champions League Final. Atlético lost the final with 1-4 to Real Madrid.
  9. In June 2014, he returned to Chelsea. On September 11, 2014, Thibaut signed a five-year deal with Chelsea.
  10. He won the 2015 League Cup after Chelsea beat Tottenham Hotspur with a score of 2-0 in the finals.
  11. He can speak Dutch, French, Spanish, and English languages.
  12. Fascinated by Thibaut’s save in January 2013, one Colombian fan made a social media meme by the name Thibauting as a sign of respect, he has for the Belgium international.

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