Alex Iwobi is no doubt a top Nigeria football player who currently plays for the popular Premier League club, Arsenal.
The 23-year-old footballer (midfielder) came to world view on the 25th of September, 2019 when he was substituted into the Arsenal match against West Brom.
We have brought to you what you should know about Iwobi’s net worth, his family and his personal properties.
Note, this talented player is one of the top 10 richest Nigerian footballers making huge earnings in Football.
About Alex Iwobi
The fairly dark Nigerian player of Igbo origin who was named Alexander Chukwu Iwobi on birth did not see more of his country in his early days.
At the age of four, the upcoming player left Nigeria to England to open his new life. There in England He joined Arsenal from primary
Iwobi has a father, Chuka Iwobi and a sister, Marie Iwobi which they grew up together from infancy.
The player has often time shows his love for his family by posting their pictures on Instagram. He said his parents are his inspiration and they help him invest his money.
Alex Iwobi Profile
- Full Name: Alexander Chuka Iwobi
- Popular Name: Alex Iwobi
- Date Of Birth: 3rd of May, 1996
- Nationality: Nigeria
- Religion: Christianity
- Occupation: Footballer
- Current Club: Arsenal
- Earns: £30k per week
- Net Worth: $8 million
Alex Iwobi was previously in a relationship with his British ex-girlfriend, Clarisse Juliette. He is single and not dating anyone as at the present.
You may not have known that highly-rated Nigerian legend, Jay Jay Okocha is a uncle to Alex Iwobi. And as such, the nephew is working to imitate and make a name in soccer.
Alex Iwobi Club Career
Alex Iwobi made his first senior appearance of his career on the bench when the Gunners played a League Cup match against West Bromich Albion in September 25, 2013.
Iwobi also started his first senior team debut for Arsenal on October 27, 2015, but as a tyro, he could not help Arsenal overcome a 3-0 loss to Sheffield Wednesday in Round of 16 of League Cup.
On the 31 of the same month 2015, Iwobi played the match against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium which was his first Premier League debut.
The Nigerian was substituted for Mesut Ozil in stoppage time which Arsenal won the match on a three-goal advantage.
Iwobi made his first Champions League appearance for Arsenal in a match against Bayern Munich which they lost the game 5-1.
The midfielder also scored a brilliant goal in Arsenal’s 4-1 loss to Chelsea in the 2019 Europa League final.
Alex Iwobi didn’t start his international career early for Nigeria, his parent country but rather started for England youth international team and he helped win the 2011 Victory Shield.
Iwobi started his Nigerian football career for the national team on 2015. On October, he played his debut for Nigeria against DR Congo in a friendly match.
Iwobi represented his country in the 2019 AFCON tournament, helping the team to reach the semi-final.
Alex Iwobi Net Worth
During his youth career with Arsenal, Iwobi was given only 750 pounds a week.
After his promotion to the senior team and his performance, the London side had to augment his salary which makes him at present earn 30,000 pounds per week which sums to 1,560,000 pounds a year.
The price when converted to naira could amount to N11 million. That’s a whopping amount for the juvenile.
As of 2018, the estimated net worth of Iwobi is to be around $8 million after looking at his businesses and estimated salary.
In 2015, the prolific youngster saw an increase of the sound of his bank alert, after he penned down a new deal, he earned in the region of £8,500 per week which was later increased to £30,000 next year.
Alex Iwobi is the brand ambassador of the world’s top brand, Nike.
Iwobi has Clubs deals/contracts, Sponsorship and Endorsements deals which is his main source of income. He is a proud sponsor of his uncle’s foundation.
Alex Iwobi like other celebrities does want to spend their money on personal properties.
For Iwobi, he has great enthusiasm for cars. He has cars like Mercedez, BMW at his garage.
Though he rarely publicizes his assets on social media, he is always keen on playing so as to reach a better level and earn more.
Conclusively, Iwobi like his favorite football star, Ronaldinho is keen on achieving more for his football club and country, thereby making a name in the football history.
Okay, this is all I have to say for now on the biography and net worth of the popular Nigerian Footballer Alexander Chuka Iwobi.
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Guest Post Written by Oyeniyi Michael Barry