Julian Draxler - Updated Jun 2024

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Gladbeck, Germany
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Gladbeck, Germany

Julian Draxler

Julian Draxler is a German professional football player and athlete. Julian Draxler plays as an attacking midfielder for Primeira Liga club Benfica, on loan from Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain, and the German national team.

Early Life

Julian Draxler was born on 20 September 1993. Presently, he is 28 years old and his sun sign is Virgo. His place of birth is Gladbeck, Germany. His parents are Monica and Hans-Jurgen Draxler. Similarly, he has a brother named Patrick Draxler.

He attended the Heisenberg-Gymnasium in Gladbeck before changing to Gesamtschule Berger Feld in the year 2011. Moreover, in his childhood, he would regularly go with his father to watch Schalke 04’s home matches and since then has been a fan of the club.

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Caption: Julian Draxler and his mom. Source: Instagram


Julian plays as an attacking midfielder for Primeira Liga club Benfica, on loan from Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain, and the Germany national team. He is known for his ability to use both feet, his speed, and the power of his shot.

This player made his Bundesliga debut for Schalke 04 aged 17 in January 2011. And, in May of that year, he scored the first goal as the side won the DFB-Pokal Final. And, in total, he played 171 competitive matches for Schalke, scoring 30 goals, before transferring to VfL Wolfsburg in 2015.

Similarly, in January 2017, he joined PSG. Further, a full international with over 40 caps since the year 2012, he was part of the German squad that won the 2014 FIFA World Cup and reached the semi-finals of UEFA Euro 2016.

And was the captain of the side that won the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, a tournament in which Draxler was awarded the Golden Ball trophy as the best player of the competition.

This player made his professional dream debut for his national side scoring a goal for the Germany U-21 side in the 4–1 win over Cyprus in a 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship qualifier. Julian was called up into the provisional squad for the UEFA Euro 2012 senior side for Germany On 7 May 2012.

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Caption: Julian Draxler while playing. Source: PSG Talk


Similarly, he made his debut for the senior side playing in Germany’s 5–3 loss to Switzerland. Moreover, he has won over 46 caps for his national side scoring 8 goals.

This personality has been listed in Germany’s national squad for the World Cup along with Muller, Boateng, and Reus. Further, on 4 June 2018, Germany’s manager Joachim Löw included him in his final 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Similarly, on 17 June, he made a World Cup appearance during their opening match against Mexico in which the Germans lost 1–0. Then, he played in a 2–1 win over Sweden.

And, Germany finished last in their group after a 2–0 loss against South Korea. And, was knocked out from the group stage of the World Cup. Later on, this player was not included in Germany’s squad for Euro 2020.

Brand Endorsements

Julian Draxler is endorsed by the famous company Adidas and also owns several cars including Marcedes-Benz. Some of his other endorsements are Haarwald, Sen Sabai, and many more.

Personal Life

This player was engaged to his childhood sweetheart, Lena Stiffel. However, they are separated. And, in the year 2019, Julian started dating a French dancer and choreographer, Sethanie Taing. He and his partner Stephanie are pregnant and expecting a baby boy together.

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Caption: Julian Draxler and his girlfriend. Source: Instagram

Julian Draxler – Body Measurements

This handsome man stands tall at a height of 6 feet 1 inches or 1.85 m. And, he weighs around 74 kilos. Julian has an athletic body built and a strong body physique. However, his other body stats are unavailable on the internet. His eyes are dark brown and his hair is brown.

Social Media

His ‘@draxlerofficial’ Instagram account has earned over 4.9 million followers. Julian Draxler is not active on other social media profiles.

Julian Draxler – Net Worth 2024

This player surely earns a handsome amount of money through his profession as a footballer. Therefore, Julian has a net worth of around €38 million.