Who is Truus Van Gaal, Louis van Gaal’s wife?

Truus Van Gaal

Who is Truus Van Gaal?

Truus Van Gaal is best known for being the wife of former Dutch football manager and player Aloysius Paulus Maria “Louis” van Gaal. He managed Ajax, Barcelona, AZ Alkmaar, Bayern Munich, and Manchester United on the club level, in addition to three stints in command of the Netherlands’ national side.

Truus Van Gaal: Bio Summary

Full nameTruus Van Gaal
Date of birth1954
Age 69 years old
Sex Female
Hair ColorBrunette
ProfessionCelebrity wife
Famous asWife of Louis van Gaal
Spouse Louis van Gaal (m. 2008)
Marriage location Albufeira, Portugal
Net worthUnknown


The Dutch national football team is managed by Aloysius Paulus Maria “Louis” van Gaal. During his time as head coach, the Netherlands’ national team’s current player-turned-coach won numerous matches and honors. He goes by the moniker “Iron Tulip” and is one of the most well-known football managers. Louis is well known for his abilities, but he is also a passionate lover and a wonderful spouse. Truus van Gaal and Louis have been married for around 14 years, and they have a lovely life together.


The gorgeous 68-year-old is regularly shown next to Louis. Her husband is three years older than she is.

Summary of her relationship with  Louis van Gaal

Truus and her husband Louis first met in the year 2008. It happened in Orlando, Florida, during the 1994 World Cup. Soon after, the couple tied the knot as a married couple. Louis wanted a lavish ceremony, so they held their wedding in their holiday home in Portugal. Instead of Truss’ planned covert wedding in Las Vegas.


Truus is the stepmother to Louis’ two children from his first marriage. They did not share any child together.

Social Media

Truus is not active on any social media platforms. She keeps her private life away from the media.

Summary of her husband’s Louis career

Louis “Louis” van Gaal is a retired football player and manager from the Netherlands. He had three stints in command of the Dutch national team in addition to managing Ajax, Barcelona, AZ Alkmaar, Bayern Munich, and Manchester United at the club level. With 20 major awards under his belt during his managing career, Van Gaal is among the best and most illustrious managers in the history of football. He has the moniker “Iron Tulip” on occasion.

Van Gaal was a midfielder before beginning his coaching career for Royal Antwerp, Telstar, Sparta Rotterdam, Ajax, and AZ Alkmaar. He also worked at high schools while playing semi-professional football and is a certified physical education instructor. After a brief term as an assistant coach at AZ, Van Gaal worked as Leo Beenhakker’s assistant at Ajax. He eventually took over as head coach in 1991.

The club won three Eredivisie championships, the UEFA Cup, and the UEFA Champions League while he was in charge. He moved to Barcelona in 1997, where he won one Cup del Rey and two league championships before departing over differences with the club’s leadership.

Net worth

Truus Van Gaal’s estimated net worth is unknown, but her husband  Louis van Gaal has a net worth of $16 million.

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