The millionaire referee Bjorn Kuipers is set to officiate Euro 2020 final. How much does he make? Explore his net worth and salary here.
Bjorn Kuipers is a football refree. The official is the in-charge of the Euro 2020 final match between England and Italy on July 12, 2021. The 48 years old has taken charge of three matches so far. He recently officiated Denmark’s 2-1 quarter-final win against the Czech Republic.
Euro 2020: Bjorn Kuipers Net Worth
The Word’s richest referee Bjorn Kuipers has a net worth of more than £12 million. According to Dailymail, his net worth was already £11.5 million in 2016.
Besides being a FIFA official, he is the co-owner of the supermarket chain Jumbo Kuipers.
Additionally, he owns a reputed hairdressing business. His business is also operated across borders in Belgium. Bjorn Kuipers is considered a business tycoon in Dutchland. He has earned a business degree from the Radboud University in Nijmegen.
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Salary Details: How Much Does Bjorn Kuipers Make?
Bjorn Kuipers’ salary is $60,000 in the Euro 2020 tournament. The match officials get $5000 per game while the linesman and third referee earn $2500.
As per sportekz, the above earnings are based upon how many times they have been selected for the match in Euro.
However, we do not actually know Bjorn Kuipers’ salary from his own business empire. The Eredivisie referee, Kuiper also earns by officiating UCL matches, World Cup matches, and League Games.
He is expected to earn no less than $7000 through domestic and international club-level matches.
Where Is Bjorn Kuipers From?
Bjorn Kuipers is a Dutch refree, he is from Oldenzaal, Netherlands.
The official made his debut in 2002 following the match between SC Telstar and MVV. He is already inducted into the A-List of referees of the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB).
Kuipers Wife And Family Details
Bjorn Kuipers and his wife Marlies Kuipers are business partners. They co-run Jumbo Kuipers.
According to Marlies Linkedin, she graduated from Haze Univerisity of Applied Science.
She has worked in various marketing positions throughout her career. Her expertise includes working for DHL as a Personal Assistant. Similarly, has worked as an Intercedent for the Tempo Team.
Bjorn Kuipers is second generation official and businessman. His father Jan Kuipers was a referee and supermarket owner off the pitch.
Similarly, Bjorn Kuipers and Marlies Kuipers have two children. They are raising an eight-year-old daughter and a four-year-old son.