Player Profile

Joël Veltman

Joël Veltman

34 Defender

Nationality :Netherlands
Date Of Birth :January 15, 1992
Height :184cm
Weight :75kg

Joël Veltman is a Dutch professional footballer who is the captain of Eredivisie club AFC Ajax and the Netherlands national team. Born on 15th January 1992, Joel Veltman can play as a right back and has represented the “Oranjes” in the Under 17, Under 19 and 20 level.


Full NameJoel Ivo Veltman
Date of BirthJanuary 15, 1992
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
RoleRight back, Centre back
Past Team(s)
Ajax Football

Joël Veltman Biography, EarlyLife

Joel Veltman, born on January 15, 1992, is a right back who has represented the “Oranjes” at the Under 17, Under 19, and 20 levels.

Born in Velsen, Netherlands, Veltman began his football career in the youth team of his hometown club VV IJmuiden. Then in 2001, he moved to Ajax where he went through the youth ranks of the club.

In the 2011-12 season, He helped the Ajax A1 youth squad to win the Nike Eredivisie league title and came second to Inter Milan in the NextGen Series as he buffed the penalty in the shootouts.

Veltman made the Netherlands debut playing for the under-17 squad on 10 February 2009 in the 2009 edition of the La Manga Cup in the 0–4 loss against Czech Republic U17.

On 2nd September 2010, He featured in his first Netherlands U19 match in a friendly against Germany which ended in a 2–2 stalemate.

Joël Veltman Education

His educational history is not published because he has not yet given it to the public. However, this detailed information is currently being reviewed and will be updated soon.

Joël Veltman’s Height, And Weight

He is 5 feet 9 inches tall, according to his body measurements. He also weighs roughly 73 kg. 

He also has an athletic body type. He has a well-kept figure, but measures such as biceps size, hip size, waist size, shoe size, and so on are currently unavailable. His eyes are Brown, and his hair is Dark Brown. Furthermore, his sexual orientation is straight. He has a healthy and well-balanced physique.


On 19th August 2012, He made his official debut for the Ajax first team in an away match encounter against NEC in Nijmegen, entering as a substitute for Mitchell Dijks in the 79th minute in a 1–6 win for Ajax.

On 8th November 2013, Veltman earned his first National call when Louis Van Gaal for friendlies. On 19th November, Veltman made his debut for the first team against Colombia after missing out on the match against Japan by playing the whole match in a 0–0 draw.

Rise to glory

On 5th August 2013, Veltman played in the Dutch Eerste Divisie debut of the newly promoted reserves team Jong Ajax at the start of the season.

On 30th September 2013 for Jong Ajax against Volendam, he scored his first professional goal in a 2–3 loss at the Sportpark De Toekomst by scoring in the 7th minute.

On 31st May 2014, Veltman was named as a part of the 23-man squad that was heading to the finals in Brazil of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The Dutch team was brilliant throughout the tournament as they went on to finish in the 3rd place.

Low points

In 2017, against Sparta Rotterdam, Veltman hurt his reputation as a sportsman when he used his teammate’s injury to trick a defender.

Club career

Veltman has been integrated with Ajax since 2001 when he was a part of their youth setup till 2013. He moved from Ajax U17 to Ajax U19 in the summer of 2009 followed by a move to Ajax U21 two seasons later. In July 2012, He was called up to the Ajax first team.

Joël Veltman’s Net Worth

Veltmans’ wages as a player were heavily influenced by football. The player’s net worth is projected to be $8.3 million, according to reports.

Veltman does not accept brand endorsements or sponsorships. However, rumors indicate that he earns a large amount of money from various sources.

Transfer Value

Transfermarkt estimates the player’s market worth in 2023 to be €10.00 million. He currently makes $3.3 million each year as a Seagulls player.

Joël Veltman’s Girlfriend, Dating

There isn’t much information regarding his personal life available right now. His personal life will shortly be updated with any new developments. Furthermore, his former romantic history is unreported.

Joël Veltman Awards


Winner 4x 2018/2019, 2013/2014, 2012/2013, 2011/2012

2nd Place 4x 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015

KNVB Beker

Winner 1x 2018/2019

2nd Place 1x 2013/2014

Super Cup

Winner 2x 2019/2020, 2013/2014

2nd Place 2x 2014/2015, 2012/2013

Europa League

2nd Place 1x 2016/2017

Florida Cup

2nd Place 1x 2019


What is the net worth of Joël Veltman?

His net worth is 8.3 million dollars.

What is the height of Joël Veltman?

His height is 5 feet 9 inches.

What is the age of Joël Veltman?

His age is 31 years as of 2023.

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