Richest Footballer in Nigeria 2019 and their Net Worth – [UPDATED]

Nigeria footballers

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– Top Richest Footballer in Nigeria

– Nigeria Footballer’s Net Worth

Nigeria is a fast-growing country and the most fearful football federation when it comes to international competitions. It’s therefore important all fans and citizens of Nigeria know their players and their net worth. As it stands now, I will show here top richest footballer in Nigeria you never thought they had money more than others.

Without further I do, it’s important to note that despite the natural resources in Nigeria, we still can’t tell how much our young players are earning from the hands of their country. This is a spark leading to the urge and desire for every individual player trying to bring out their best while trying to explore the offshore of other continental teams.

As a matter of fact, the most richest Nigeria footballers are those ones who have either played before in Europe, Asia or England. Irrespective of some personal intellectual, the grumble to become the richest without any asset is a nightmare to some footballers we call Home-base in Nigeria.

Nigerian footballers are talented and physically fit to defeat any team they meet including the World Cup qualifier in 2017 which took them to be one out of the few African countries to play for World Cup in 2018.

Notwithstanding, it’s a dedication decision to note that 90% of players at the top are currently not just footballers but also a lot of other businesses they do that raise them millions of USD.

Top 10 Richest Footballers in Nigeria 2019 and their Networth

1. John Mikel Obi – Jos

Mikel Obi is a native from Jos. A northern part of Nigeria. He’s currently the top richest Nigeria footballer. Having played for the giant England club for years despite all the controversial occurrence between Chelsea and Manchester United before he finally settled down with Chelsea FC, the Blues Superstar is also known for his Real Estates investments and other businesses he’s been rumored to be doing. Despite being the Blues midfielder for more than a decade, the superstar gained a join deal to Tianjin Teda and terminated in January 24th, 2018.

John Mikel Obi net worth is around $60 Million forcing the young star to emerge the richest Nigeria footballer in the current time.

2. Obafemi Martins – Lagos

The Super Eagles striker is said to have many mansions, luxurious cars worth millions of dollars and other financial costs assets including several hotels he owns in Italy.

His career in numerous international clubs got him this far to be the second richest Nigeria footballers in this year including Inter Milan, Newcastle United, VfL Wolfsburg, Rubin Kazan, Loan to Birmingham City, Levante, Seattle Sounders FC, Shanghai Shenhua.

Obafemi Martins started his football career in 2002 after traveling to Italy to begin his career. His currently net worth up to $35 Million.

3. Vincent Enyeama – Akwa Ibom

Enyeama is the third richest Nigeria footballer. He’s known for his professional as a one-stopper goalkeeper with experience. He has played substantial matches and currently has an investment in automobile and housings.

Vincent’s current Networth is around $27 Million above.

4. Victor Moses – Jos

Victor is a Nigeria Football Super Star with luxurious cars. He’s one of the richest Footballer in Nigeria who earns huge amount of money in brand endorsements and personal investments. Victor Moses currently holds an Endorsement deal worth $2 million while earning a weekly salary of over $100,000 in his international club.

Victor’s net worth is considered to be around $23 million

5. Emmanuel Emenike – Imo State

Emenike is a Nigerian footballer with a net worth of over $18.33 million. The young superstar has got himself a lot which includes luxurious cars and he also buys mansions in London, Dubai, and Nigeria.

Emmanuel Emenike also owns a customized Porsche with a name inscribed on the plate number which cost a Huge amount.

He was part of the Super Eagles team that won the AFCON in South Africa in 2013 and plays as a striker for Fenerbahce – a Turkey based club.

He has played in the different league and also playing for soccer clubs across Europe. He can never be left out when selecting the richest footballer in Nigeria.

These are the top 5 Nigeria footballers who earn greatly and are currently considered the richest among others. You can share your thoughts on the comment box while we consider updating the post when the needs arise.

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ololade matthew
ololade matthew
1 month ago


Ndumnwere Chima
Ndumnwere Chima
1 month ago

Nice selection

Augustine Ogbonnaya
Augustine Ogbonnaya
1 month ago

That’s interesting

Omenogor Lucky
Omenogor Lucky
1 month ago

Wow these are great Nigeria players.

Adeleke Tunde Ridwan
Adeleke Tunde Ridwan
2 days ago

And where is amed MUSA?