Age Of Pele biography

Birth Name: Edison Arantes do Nascimento

Occupation: Soccer Player

Born In: Tres Coracoes, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Birthdate: October 23, 1940

Age: 83 years old (as of 2024)

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: Brazilian

Sexuality: Straight

Pele was born on the 23rd of October, 1940. He is popular for being a Soccer Player. He retired from international play in 1971 after scoring 77 goals in 92 appearances for the Brazilian national team and 40 years later, the great Ronaldo retired after scoring 62 goals in 98 appearances with Brazil – second behind only Pele. Pele’s age is 83. Born Edson Arantes do Nascimento, he scored 1,281 goals in 1,363 matches, and was voted Football Player of the Century by the IFFHS in 1999; considered by many to be the greatest soccer player of all-time.

The 83-year-old soccer player was born in Tres Coracoes, Minas Gerais, Brazil. He was officially named after Thomas Edison, but it’s believed he earned the nickname “Pele” during childhood after the way he pronounced the goalkeeper for his hometown Vasco da Gama team, Bile. In 1962, he led Santos to victory in four out of four competitions, becoming the first team to achieve a quadruple. He dedicated his 1,000th goal to the poor children of Brazil.

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Pele was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Edison Arantes do Nascimento is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.

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It's hard to know Pele birth time, but we do know his mother gave birth to his on a Wednesday. People born on a Wednesday are generally well-spoken and have an innate talent for improvisation.

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The 83-year-old Brazilian was born in the Silent Generation and the Year of the Dragon


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Pele’s mother’s name is Celeste Arantes and his father’s name is Dondinho Nascimento. We will continue to update information on Pele’s parents.

Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Pele keeps his personal life private. Once more details are available on who he is dating, we will update this section.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Edison Arantes do Nascimento
RELIGION: Roman Catholic
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday

Net Worth

The 83-year-old Brazilian soccer player has done well thus far. Majority of Edison’s money comes from being a soccer player. CelebsMoney has recently updated Pele’s net worth.



Zodiac Sign: Pele is a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Pele was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Pele has a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

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Pele’s birth sign is Scorpio and he has a ruling planet of Pluto.

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