James Rodriguez is a Colombian soccer player who currently plays in theFrenchLigue 1forAS Monaco. James has an estimated net worth of $25 million in 2015. James David Rodrguez Rubio was born on July 12, 1991 inCcuta, Colombia. His remarkable playmaking abilities led him to be dubbed the successor ofCarlos Valderrama, a well-known Colombian icon. His powerful shots, ball control, imagination, speed, and dribbling abilities in many cases are compared to Cristiano Ronaldo. On July 6, 2010, Rodriguez was signed by F.C. Porto to a$8.2 million contract. Since 2013, Rodriguez has been playing for theAS Monacofor a$72.8 million transfer fee.