Born in Quibdo, Columbia on October 03, 1986. Columbian professional soccer player Jackson Martinez, who is currently playing as a striker for Portuguese club FC Porto and his country’s national team, has an estimated net worth of $8 million. Martinez started off his career by joining Independiente Medellin’s youth academy before making a breakthrough into the club’s senior team in 2004. There, he made 136 appearances and scored 55 goals prior to his switch to Chiapas in 2009. He then went on to net 28 goals in 58 games for the club which he left for Porto in 2012 for a transfer fee believed to be in the region of $11 million. Since then, he has gained even more recognition, being described as “an out-and out goalscorer”. Internationally, he has been Columbia’s national team since 2009 and has to date had 35 caps and 10 goals to his name. At club level, Martinez has won a host of titles including Categoria Primera A, Copa Mesoamericana, Primeira Liga and Supertaca Candido de Oliveira. He has also won several individual awards including Categoria Primera Finalizacion Top Goal Scorer, Top 10 Best South American Players, Copa Mescoamericana Top Goal Scorer, SJPF Player of the Month and Primeira Liga Top Goal Scorer.