Junya Ito

Birth Day March 9th, 1993
Birth Place Yokosuka, Kanagawa
Age 31 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Pisces

About Junya Ito - Japanese football player

Junya Ito is a Japanese professional football player who plays for Genk and the Japan national team as a right-winger. He started playing football at an early age. After attending Kanagawa University for four years, he first became a Special Designated Player for Ventforet Kofu and then obtained a new contract with the J1 League side. At Ventforet Kofu, he went on to make 30 appearances and scored 4 goals in all the competitions. His first season as a professional player attracted attention from Kashiwa Reysol. The Chiba club signed him in January 2016 and he went on to play four seasons at the club. During his career at Kashiwa Reysol, he was loaned out to Genk for the 2019-20 season. Following his impressive performances during his loan spell, on 1 July 2020, Genk permanently signed him from Kashiwa Reysol for an undisclosed fee and went on to win the Belgian First Division in 2018-19, the Belgian Super Cup in 2019, and the Belgian Cup in 2020-21.

On the international level, Ito has represented Japan at various age levels. He has represented Japan at the senior level. He made his senior international team debut for Japan on 9 December 2017. He was part of the Japan squad that reached the final of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. Since his debut, he has obtained over 35 caps and scored over 5 goals for Japan.

Early life and family

Junya Ito was born on 9 March 1993. His birthplace is Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan. He holds Japanese nationality and is of Asian descent. Likewise, as per his birth date, his zodiac sign is Pisces. Detail about his parents has been kept secret and has not been disclosed yet. About his education, he attended Kanagawa University.  

Junya Ito personal life

Looking at his personal life, Ito is unmarried. Currently, he is focusing on his professional career. He might be dating a beautiful girl at present or might be single. He has not shared any pictures of himself with any girls on his social media accounts. As of 2022, he is assumed to be single as there is no news and rumors about him dating or having a relationship with anyone. Any updates on his love life will be updated here.

Junya Ito's net worth and salary

Junya Ito is a very successful football player and his major source of earnings is from his football career. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2022, his net worth is believed to be around $1 million-$5 million and his salary is £728,000 as a yearly salary from his current club. His market value is around €7.50 million. With these massive earnings, he is living a luxurious lifestyle.

Junya Ito's height and weight

Ito stands at a height of 1.76m i.e. 5 feet and 9 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 68kg. Moreover, he has an athletic body build. He has a well-maintained body but the measurements like biceps size, hip size, waist size, shoe size, etc. are missing at the moment. His eye color is black and his hair color is brown. His sexual orientation is straight.  

Junya Ito transfer history

  • Kanagawa University on 31/03/31 Form High Scholl for Free
  • Ventforet Kofu on 31/01/2015 for free
  • Kashiwa Reysol on 07/01/2016
  • KRC Genk on 30/01/2019 on loan
  • Kashiwa Reysol on 29/06/2020 at the End of the loan
  • KRC Genk on 01/07/2020 for an undisclosed fee

Awards and Achievements


  • Won the 2018-19 Belgian First Division with Genk.
  • Won the 2019 Belgian Super Cup with Genk. 
  • Won the 2020-21 Belgian Cup with Genk.

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