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Mark Antony Viduka biography, net worth, career, wife and kids

Mark Antony Viduka
Mark Antony Viduka. Photo/Peacock
  • He is a former Australian footballer
  • He played as a centre-forward
  • He captained the Australia national team that played in the 2006 FIFA World Cup

Who is he Mark Antony Viduka is a former football player who played as a centre-forward for the Australia national team. His net worth is currently about $5 million having earned it through his football career.

Mark began his football career in Australia where he played for Melbourne Knights initially known as Melbourne Croatia. At the club, he was honoured as the best player in the 1993-95 season and also received an NSL title in the same season. He set a record amongst Australian Players who scored four goals at the UEFA Champions League.

Mark Viduka Biography

Full name Mark Antony Viduka
Age 47 years
Height 1.88m
Place of birth Melbourne, Australia
Date of birth October 9, 1975
Nationality Australian
Occupation Footballer
Source of wealth Football
Marital status Married
Mark Antony Viduka biography

Mark Antony Viduka. Photo/SportMob

Mark Antony Viduka Net Worth

Mark Antony Viduka net worth in 2023 is about $5 million, an amount he garnered through his football profession. At Celtic, he was signed up at a fee of $4.4 million and at Club Leeds, he was on a contract of $7.5 million. Middlesbrough then signed him at a fee of $5.6 million. The contracts have greatly contributed to his net worth value.

Personal Life

Mark was born on October 9, 1975, in Melbourne, Australia, to his parents Joe and Rose Viduka. He has five siblings. His father immigrated from Croatia to Australia in the 1960s. He has a Croatian footballer cousin Luka Modric.

As a kid, he was an AC Millan fan and he could watch matches involving the club again and again. This was an inspiration to him. Before fame, Mark began his career in the crossover Melbourne Croatia Club in 1993 in the National Soccer League. Mark is married to his long-term lover Ivana and together they have three sons. Their firstborn is Joseph, born in November 2002, the second is Lucas, born in September 2006 and the third, is Oliver, born in May 2008.

After his retirement from soccer, he now runs a coffee shop in the North of the Croatian capital, Zagreb.


Mark began his professional career in Australia, Club Melbourne Knights initially known as Melbourne Croatia. In 1994, he became an Australian international. At the club, he became the top scorer in the National Soccer League and was awarded the Johnny Warren Medal for the best player in the 1993-95 seasons.

In 1995, he moved to Croatia and joined Croatia Zagreb currently known as Dinamo Zagreb, spending three-and-a-half seasons. He helped the club win three doubles in Croatia. In 1997, he was part of the team that played in the third round of the UEFA Cup and became the best Foreign footballer in the Croatia league.

In 1998, he moved to Celtic at a fee of $ 4.4 million. The club raised a complaint that he quit the club without playing for them, saying he was stressed up. On the other hand, Croatia Zagreb was on Celtic’s neck complaining they didn’t receive a transfer fee for him. However, the issue was solved by making his first appearance for Celtic in February 1999.

He appeared in the U21 team though was overage in a victory against Motherwell. His first team debut was against Dundee United and his first goal for the club was in the Scottish Cup against Greenock Morton in 2000. He saw the club win in the Scottish League Cup before he left.

Newcastle United

Newcastle United. Photo/Middle East Monitor

In the 2000/2001 season, he was signed up for Leeds at a fee of $7.5 million. During this season, he scored 22 goals and four were in a win over Liverpool. In 2001 summer, he signed a five-year deal where he would star in both domestic and Europe competitions.

In 2004, He was signed by Middlesbrough at a fee of $5.6 million. His impressive tactics helped the club reach the FA semi-final and UEFA Cup final. He scored 19 goals in all competitions for the club. In June 2007, he joined Newcastle on a free transfer, for two years and was released upon the Club’s relegation in the 2008/2009 season.

The contracts from different clubs have seen his net worth grow immensely since he began his football career.

Luxury Collection

Mark Antony Viduka is a lover of sports cars especially Porsches, which he can comfortably afford with his net worth value. At Celtic, he owned a Porsche 911 and recently bought a Cayenne. He also loves horse racing but not sure if he owns one. Mark is a proud owner of a coffee shop which he runs after his football career retirement.


  1. How old is he?

47 years.

  1. Is he married?


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  1. Where is he currently?

He runs a coffee shop in Zagreb.

  1. Does he have children?


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