- The FIFA licensed professional agent, Vanja Bosnić Luka,41 has been the agent of the Croatian midfielder, Luka Modrić 38 since they married in 2010
- The mother-of-three was working at the Mamic Sports Agency when she met Luka in 2007
- Her husband applauds her for his successful career
Vanja Bosnić Luka has been behind the success of her husband, Luka Modrić, and his success in his football career. Vanja is not just his wife but also his agent who has signed several deals on his behalf.
Unlike many WAGs, she prefers to keep a low profile. However, she is often seen around her husband, especially during special events. Luka is said to be one of the best midfielders not just in Croatian but in the sports industry.
Vanja Bosnić Luka was Raised in Putina
Born July 18, 1982, Vanja was born and raised in Putina by her parents Vesna Juraic and Milan Bosnić. Before she was born, her mother experienced a series of complications with the pregnancy and she was hospitalized for three months.
By the time she was eleven, her family moved to Zagreb where her father played basketball while he managed a restaurant. Her mother, on the other hand, studied Economics, so she worked in a local high school.
Bosnić graduated from the University of Zagreb where she earned a degree in Economics just like her mother.
How Old is Vanja Bosnić Luka?
At the moment, Modrić’s wife is said to be 41 years old. Her husband on the hand is reportedly three years younger than she is. Modrić is 38 years old.
She Has Three Children
In 2007, while Vanja was working in the administration of the Mamic sports agency, she met the Croatian midfielder. He was a midfielder at Dinamo Zagreb at that time. She, on the other hand, was in charge of dealing with issues regarding footballers in the agency.
The couple fell in love almost immediately after they met. Luka was 19 while Vanja was 22 at that time. They later tied the knot in May 2010 in the Croatian capital of Zagreb.
Not up to three weeks after they married, they had their first child, Ivano on June 6, 2010. Three years later, the couple announced the birth of their daughter, Ema, on April 24, 2013, and their second daughter and third child Sofia was born on October 2, 2017.
Her children Ivano, Ema, and Sofia are currently 13, 10, and 6 years at the moment.
What is Vanja Bosnić Luka’s Net Worth?
At the moment, the footballer’s wife works as an agent for her husband but her earnings are not certain yet. For that, her net worth is still under review.
Nevertheless, her husband reportedly earns around £275,000 per week and £14,300,000 per year. While these figures are not certain, his net worth is also speculated to have a net worth about $75 million at the moment.
How Tall is Vanja Bosnić Luka?
According to reports, Vanja Bosnić has an average height. She stands 5 feet 7 inches tall which means she is one inch shorter than her husband who is 5 feet 8 inches tall. It is alleged that she weighs 55kg and her other body measurements are 32-26-34.
The lovely always-smiling wife of the former Tottenham midfielder has a brown set of eyes and blonde hair.
Here are Other Quick Facts about Vanja Bosnić Luka
1. She Has Signed Several Contracts on Behalf of Modrić
and has worked as his agent ever since they married in 2010. Reports have it that she was the one who encouraged him to play in the English Premier League because it had better opportunities.
It is not surprising that Vanja has been able to manage various negotiations on behalf of her husband seeing that she is a FIFA licensed professional agent.
2. Vanja’s Parents Divorced When She was Eleven
Her parents ended their marriage when she was only eleven years old. At that time, her mother was working in a local high school. While living in with her mother, she had to work hard to help her mother in the house.
At the age of 21, her mother got an apartment for Vanja and encouraged her to pursue her dreams.
3. Her Husband was Allegedly Involved in an Embezzlement Controversy
In 2015, Vanja’s husband was arrested for embezzlement and tax evasion. According to reports, he was even given a jail sentence of six and a half years alongside three other people.
Also, he was linked to one of the high controversial individuals in Croatian football Zdravko Mami. Mamic was also accused of taking over £17.5 million from Dinamo Zagreb while he was the president of the club. There were speculations that the midfielder received part of the money as well.
During the proceedings, the Croatian midfielder made some revelations which later made him lose the support of the fans because they contradicted his previous testimony. Due to that, there was a call to take the captaincy away from him at that time.
However, the perjury charge against him was dismissed in 2018.
4. Vanja and Luka Come from Two Different Worlds
There are reports that suggest that the couple are both from different but that has not affected their marriage in any way.
While Vanja was raised in a serene and peaceful place, her husband can not say the same. Luka was born and raised in the Hamlet of Stipe Modrići. He is the oldest child of his parents, Stipe Modrić and Radojka Dopuđ.
Due to the war that broke out at the time he and his family was living in the area, his family had to leave the place but unfortunately, his grandfather did not make it. The rest of the family members stayed for seven years in Hotel Kolovare as refugees.
5. Her Husband Has Made Their Family Proud by Earning Quite a Number of Awards and Honors
Apparently, the midfielder credits his wife for all he has been able to achieve in his career. With her love and support, he has earned quite a number of awards and honors in his career.
- Croatian Footballer of the Year: 2007, 2008, 2011, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
- SN Sportsman of the Year: 2018
- FIFA World Cup Golden Ball: 2018
- ESPN Midfielder of the Year: 2016, 2017, and 2018
- La Liga’s Best Midfielder: 2013–14, 2015–16
- IFFHS World’s Best Playmaker: 2018
- Ballon d’Or: 2018
- Golden Foot: 2019
- Prva HNL Player of the Year: 2007
- Football Oscar for Best Croatian Player: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021.