Born in Bouaké, Côte d’Ivoire on March 19, 1981. Ivorian professional footballer Kolo Toure has an estimated net worth of $18 million with an annual salary of $5 million. He plays as a defender for Premier League club Liverpool. He flourished his football skill at ASEC Mimosas as a young footballer before moving to join the Premier League team Arsenal in February 2002. While playing for Arsenal, he was part of the renowned ‘invincibles’ team of the 2003-04 season and helped the team win several domestic titles.
He stayed with the club until 2009 then moved to Manchester City for a four-year deal worth £14 million. During his stint, Manchester City won the 2012 Premier League title, the 2010-11 FA Cup, and the FA Community Shield in 2012. At the end of his contract with Manchester City, Toure agreed to join Liverpool in May 2013 with a free transfer from City. Internationally, he joined Ivory Coast national team in 2000 and has scored seven goals. He is married with two children. One of his younger brothers Yaya Toure is currently playing for Manchester City while another Ibrahim Toure who played for Beirut’s Al-Safa’ SC before his death in 2014 after a short battle with cancer.