Who Is Katrin Kerkhofs? Wife Of Dries Mertens

by Sushant Tue Aug 16 2022 Updated On Sat Sep 10 2022
Who Is Katrin Kerkhofs? Wife Of Dries Mertens

Katrin Kerkhofs is wife of famous professional footballer Dries Mertens. She was born on September 12, 1988, in Leuven, Belgium. 

Her nationality is Belgian

Katrin Kerkhofs with her father and brother.
Katrin Kerkhofs with her father and brother. Source: Instagram

Married Life

Katrin and Dries are married to each other. They started dating each other in 2012.

Their married occurred on June 27, 2015

He mentioned through his social site that she is not just his wife but also his best friend by wishing Katrin a happy birthday.

Katrin Kerkhofs with her husband, Dries Mertens.
Katrin Kerkhofs with her husband, Dries Mertens. Source: Instagram

About Her Children

Katrin and Dries are proud parents. 

They gave birth to their son in March 2022. Both of them were very happy after seeing their newly born baby. 

Here is an adorable picture of the family.

Family of Katrin Kerkhofs.
Family of Katrin Kerkhofs. Source: Instagram


Katrin is 34 years old. 

Net Worth

Katrin's net worth is under review. She works as a TV Host so she might have a good income. A TV host can earn from 49,000 dollars to 84,000 dollars according to Glassdoor. According to Salary.com, the income annually can reach up to 99,000 dollars.

The net worth of her husband, Dries, is $22 million. 

He is a professional footballer by his profession. His salary is 8.6 million dollars from Napoli. He was earning 165,000 per week from the club.

Husband Professional Life

Dries is a professional football player who plays from Galatasaray as a current club and plays from the national team of Belgium

He had played under 17 from Belgium in 2004. After that, he got selected for the national team in 2011

His first club was K. Stade Leuven as a youth. He used to learn, practice, and play from there. 

He played his first professional match from Gent. He joined Gent in 2005.

He was sent on loan to Eendracht Aalst and AGOVV for one year, respectively. He got shifted to  AGOVV on a permanent tranfer. 

He spent two years in AGOVV. He played 73 matches. In those two years, he had scored 23 goals for the club.

He signed a contract with Utrecht in 2009 and appeared for over 70 matches till 2011.  

He wanted to achieve more, so he again signed a contract with PSV Eindhoven; he played for two years for the club. 

Up to 2013, it was his best career score with a low appearance. He had 37 scores in 62 matches.

His game was improving because he always tried to learn something new, and he knew it too from PSV

Finally, the club which he served from the bottom of his heart was Napoli. He signed for Napoli club in 2013 and left it after nine years. 

Currently, he has joined Galatasaray. It has been just some months since he joined the club. 

He will represent the Galatasaray club in the European competitions. 

Dries End For Napoli

Dries have spent his nine years at the Napoli club. His every emotion toward Napoli is deeply connected. 

Napoli club was the best field for him to prove himself, and he proved himself there. Being a winger, he was technical, fast and effective.

It was so difficult for him to leave the club because of the respect and love given by Napoli to him. 

His records from Napoli will never be forgotten in history.

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