Matilde Faria

Matilde Faria

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Matilde Faria is a humanitarian worker. Matilde Faria came into the limelight after she became the wife of a professional football manager and former football player, José Mourinho. Also, José Mourinho is the greatest and the successful manager.

Early life and Childhood

The celebrity wife was born in the year 1963 as Matilda “Tami” Faria. She has a nickname and that is Tami. Matilde’s current age must be fifty-eight years old. Similarly, she holds Portuguese and Angolan nationality and belongs to multiracial ethnicity. Her birthplace is in the South Africa nation of Angola and she follows the Christian religion. Later her whole family migrated to the coastal town of Setubal in Portugal. Looking at her education, the celebrity wife seems to be well-educated.

Career and Professional Life

Matilde Faria came into the limelight just because of her marital relationship with José Mourinho. She also has been giving a hand to her husband in several charity works. After José Mourinho was taken as a Global Ambassador of the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) in the year 2014, she has been traveling all over the world together with her husband. They travel in order to take part in several enterprises taken by the firm to eliminate hunger. Moreover, she also often serves in Setúbal.

When her husband resides in Manchester for his job as a coach, she manages her time between London and Lisbon, she often follows him to numerous events to exhibit her support. Besides her career and professional life, the celebrity wife loves to travel, shop, and also read. Her favorite celebrities are Robert Downey Jr. and Jennifer Aniston. Likewise, her dream holiday destination is Paris and her favorite color is black. Also, she loves eating Italian Cuisine more often.

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Caption: Matilde Faria with her husband and daughter at an event (Source: Manchester Evening News)

Matilde’s operation

Also, she was diagnosed with cancer some years ago and had to go through an emergency operation in the late December of the year 2016. Moreover, her husband, José Mourinho rushed from London to Lisbon in a private jet twice at the hospital. It was because he wanted to stay with Faria at that critical time. According to some sources, the operation was done because of problems that occurred from a previous operation, probably for cancer, which was previously thought of as a success. However, she often used to tell about the pains she used to get. Also, she was identified with another huge complication that needed immediate surgery before Christmas.

José flew to Lisbon on 28 December and got back to Manchester on the same day. After a training session with his team on the morning of 29 December, he once again came to see his wife and got back the same day so that he could be present at a press conference the following day. After that, while he was having a busy day in Manchester together with his colleague, Ricardo Formosinho in August 2017, he posted an image of him holding a picture of his wife in his Instagram account, who got back in London with their children and wished her ‘Happy Birthday. As of now, she is fine and doing great works.

Net Worth

The celebrity wife is serving as the global manager and also as a humanitarian activist. So, Matilde Faria has a net worth of approximately $4.56 million. On the other hand, the amazing net worth of her husband, José Mourinho is $100 million which he has been earning from his career previously as a football player and now as a coach. Moreover, she was living in a home worth £1.2 which is situated in North London during her vacation in the year 2018 to relax. She with her family had to shift from time to time in Portugal, Italy, Spain, and also in the United Kingdom due to her husband’s profession.

Relationship Status

Matilde Faria and José Mourinho were each other’s neighborhood in Setubal, Portugal, and resided only a street aside from each other. The pair were becoming close at the time of their teenage years and eventually started dating very soon. After some years of dating each other, the couple finally got married in the year 1989. They were just about to turn eighteen years old at the time of their wedding. Then, she gave birth to the couple’s 1st child who was a daughter in the year 1996. Her name is Matilde. Similarly, after 4 years, the couple again gave birth to their only son whose name is José Mário, Jr.

Since Faria and her daughter both have the same name, ‘Tami’ name was given by her friends and family members to Faria, while her daughter’s nickname is ‘Tita’. In addition to that, her daughter, Tita is an emerging fashion model. Also, she is a close friend of One Direction star Niall Horan. On the other hand, her son is José Mário, Jr. is a football player who plays for Fulham’s youth team. Also, both Faria and her husband, José Mário are Catholics and are also raising their kids following the same religion.

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Caption: Matilde Faria together with her family (Source: Irish Mirror)

Controversies

At the time when Matilde Faria and her husband, José Mourinho were in a marital relationship for almost 3 decades, they have been present in some of the controversies. It was in the past due to the rumors of José Mourinho’s rumored disloyalty. In the year 2007, soon after Mourinho was out from Chelsea, ‘The Sun’ had announced that José had an affair with Elsa Sousa. In one of the interviews, she shared private information regarding the affair telling how he fed her chocolate-chip cookies when they were listening to Bryan Adams’ ‘Everything I Do, I Do It For You’. Both José and she agreed that the statements were all fake.

Then, in the year 2010, another controversy took place after a Kenyan woman whose name is Lelesit Silvana alleged that she had an affair with Mousinho when he went to Diani. The two of them also went on several romantic holiday trips to Poland. Moreover, she alleged that he was even ready to leave his wife and had asked her for marriage. Once again, she and her husband disagreed on the claims. Then, when Faria had to go through an emergency operation in late December 2016, it was José’s chance to prove himself innocent. José Mourinho’s loyalty to his wife, as well as his family, has surely shut down all those rumors.

Body Measurement and Social Media

Regarding the celebrity wife’s body measurement, Maltilde has an average height of 5 feet 5 inches or else 165 cm or 1.65 m. Matilde has a bodyweight of 55 kg or 121 lbs. Similarly, her body measurements are 34-26-35 inches and her bra size is 33 B. She wears a shoe size of 8 (US). Also, the celebrity wife has a pair of brown eyes with brown long hair. She also has a fair complexion with a slim body type.

The celebrity wife is no activity on any of the social media platforms. Faria prefers to keep a low profile. She has been keeping her private matters far from the media’s concern but some of them subsequently come out. However, her husband and her kids are quite active on some of the social media platforms. She is physically more active in public events and interviews but is not active on social media.