Otávio - Updated Apr 2024

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João Pessoa, Brazil
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João Pessoa, Brazil



 Otávio is a popular Portuguese professional football player. Otávio plays as an attacking midfielder for the Saudi Pro League club Al Nassr and the Portugal national team.

Early Life

Otávio was born on 9 February 1995, in Maceió, Brazil. His full name is Otávio Edmilson da Silva Monteiro and holds Portuguese nationality. In addition, he has a birth sign of Aquarius and he is currently 29 years old as of 2024. Moreover, he practices the Christian religion and belongs to the European ethnicity.

Caption: Otávio with his parents (Source: LifeBogger)

He was born to Otavio Monteiro and Claudia da Silva. Moreover, he is the youngest of four brothers and an older sister whose names are yet unknown. He spent most of his childhood days in João Pessoa, the State of Paraíba, Brazil.

According to his academic credentials, he is a high school graduate, but the name of the educational institution is unknown.

Professional Career


Otávio finished his training at International as he enrolled there at the age of 15. Only two years later, he made his Série A debut, coming on as a second-half replacement in a 0-0 home tie against Santos on 15 July.

His first league goal came on June 8, 2013, as he began and contributed to a 2-2 away draw against Cruzeiro. He added five more during the season, finishing in 13th place recognized by manager Dunga for assisting him in overcoming his weight issues. He scored seven goals in 62 competitive appearances while at the Estádio Beira-Rio.


He was transferred to the FC Porto as a free agent after his federative rights were ceded by Internacional. Moreover, he inked a five-year deal with a €50 million buyout clause.

Initially, he was assigned to the reserve squad, which participated in the Segunda Liga. Otávio, Ivo Rodrigues, and Leocsio Sami were loaned to Vitória SC in the Primeira Liga on the final day of the 2015 January transfer window.

He made his debut on 8 February, playing 30 minutes in a 0-1 home loss to Belenenses, and scored his first goal on the last matchday of the season, helping the visitors defeat Académica de Coimbra 4-2.

With his excellent performance for the team, the club extended his contract for the entire 2015-16 season. On 12 August 2016, he made his competitive debut with the latter, starting in a 3-1 away defeat of Rio Ave.

Otávio won the Portuguese League at the end of his second season, scoring twice in 15 games. Due to physical issues, he was sidelined for many weeks throughout the competition.

During the 2019-20 season, Otávio appeared in 48 games and scored two goals to assist his club win the double. As a consequence, he earned a spot in the league’s Best XI.

Al Nassr

Caption: Otávio kicking the ball (Source: Instagram)

Saudi Pro League team Al Nassr announced on 22nd of August 2023, that the club has signed Otávio on a three-year contract, after activating the player’s €60 million release clause, making him both the most expensive player in the Saudi club’s history and Porto’s highest-ever sale.

International Career

Alexandre Gallo called Otávio up to the Brazil under-20 team shortly after making his International debut. In March 2021, he became a Portuguese citizen.

On August 26, of that year, Fernando Santos called him up to the Portugal national squad for 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against the Republic of Ireland and Azerbaijan, as well as a friendly against Qatar. He made his debut against the latter, scoring in a 3-1 victory at Debrecen’s Nagyerdei Stadion.

Caption: Otávio playing for his country Portugal (Source: Instagram)

On March 24, 2022, he scored his second goal, sparking a 3-1 home victory against Turkey in the World Cup qualifying play-off semi-finals, and subsequently assisting Diogo Jota.

In October, he was named to Portugal’s preliminary 55-man squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar and was later named to the tournament’s final 26-man roster.

Otávio – Net Worth 2024

The Portuguese football star’s net worth is estimated at around $1.5 million, he is signed with the club, Al Nassr with a €60 million release clause. In addition, he also earned through his endorsement deals with known brands.

Relationship Status

In June 2022, Otávio married his wife, Diandra Machado. The couple started dating in 2014 and later got married. With the marriage, the couple has two children; Theo and Linda.

Otávio has not been involved in any major rumors or scandals. Because he can balance his professional and personal lives, he has not succumbed to desperate rumors.

Body Measurements

Caption: Otávio with his wife, attending a program (Source: Instagram)

The football player stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 65 kg. In addition, he has a pair of black eyes with the same hair color.

Otávio – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@otaviomonteiroo’ there are over 873k followers. Likewise, there are over 162.8k followers on his Twitter page ‘@otaviomonteiroo’ and over 142k followers on his Facebook page.