John Mikel Obi Net Worth 2020, Investments And House In Lekki

John Mikel Obi Net Worth 2020, Investments And House In Lekki. John Obi Mikel is a well known Nigerian superstar whose profession has remained football since the start of his career. At the moment, he plays for a Chinese football club –Tiajin TEDA. Having agreed to a weekly deal of £140,000 with Tiajin TEDA, Mikel Obi had to end his long-standing Chelsea career and soon, he joined the Chinese football club. With his prominence still swirling across and beyond Nigeria, Mikel Obi remains one of Nigeria’s most celebrated footballers. As an added advantage, his football career has favoured him so far and he is considered one of his country’s richest football stars. 

John Mikel Obi Net Worth 2020, Investments, Cars And House In Lekki

  • Full Name: John Michael Nchekwube Obinna
  • John Mikel Obi Net Worth : $20 Million
  • State Of Origin : Jos
  • Profession: Footballer
  • Weekly Salary : £140,000
  • Marital Status: Married to Olga Dyachenko
  • Age / Date of Birth: April 22, 1987
  • Phone Number : Not Available


Family and Early Life

Born John Michael Nchekwube Obinna; Mikel Obi was born into an Igbo family which hails from Anambra State. His birth came about in 1987 in Plateau, Jos –one of the States in the Northern region of Nigeria.

In 2011, Mikel Obi suffered a plight marked by an unwelcome incident. The unfortunate incident resulted in the abduction of his father living in Nigeria. Meanwhile, this incident occurred during his professional football career at Chelsea FC. Ahead of Chelsea’s EPL match against Stoke City, Mikel received a piece of news informing him of the abduction of his father. However, Mikel took part in the EPL match and later on, he made a statement via the media, earnestly requesting the release of his kidnapped father.

In the former Chelsea midfielder’s statement, he was quoted as saying,

“I’ve always tried to help the country, this is the time for the country to help me, whoever knows where my father is should please contact me.’’

Fortunately afterwards, his father –Michael Obi –was freed from hostage. Meanwhile, his release was announced after he had been discovered alive in 2011 in the Northern region of the country.


Football Career

At the earliest moment of his professional football career in the club side, Mikel played for Lyn Oslo a Norwegian club. Following his remarkable performances, London giants –Chelsea FC –developed interest in adding him to their squad which had already been solidified with a number of impressive midfielders.

In the race to sign Mikel Obin from Lyn Oslo, Chelsea contended with their England rivals –Man United. According to reports, Man United expressed the desire to sign him for a transfer deal worth £12 million. Despite Man United intense desire to sign the Nigerian, the big-spending side eventually lost its ground to Chelsea which succeeded in bringing the star midfielder to the Stamford Bridge.

While Mikel Obi was playing under the management of Chelsea FC, he was rewarded £82,000 as his weekly deal inclusive of bonuses and add-ons. Also, at some point, his Chelsea career was surrounded by speculations of his likely departure from the English side. Regarding this, he was not privileged to have enough time of play on the pitch. His role as a midfielder was a little undermined and in many matches, he had to come off the bench towards the final minutes of matches.

Eventually, Mikel had to leave Chelsea for his current Chinese side where he is paid a whopping sum (equivalent to N78 million) as his yearly earning.

Endorsements (Outside Football)

Mikel is undoubtedly a renowned footballer who has earned much fame for himself within and outside Nigeria. In addition to his role as a footballer, Mikel is linked with several mega deals. In his endorsement deals with famous brands, he performs ambassadorial roles and from these, he has rolled in massive profits for himself.

In an announcement, it was confirmed that Mikel had agreed an endorsement deal with Amstel Malta. The deal, scheduled to last for five years, came about in 2014 and was worth N800 million. Likewise, he has emerged as Africa’s celebrity with the most expensive endorsement deal.

Moreover, Mikel was reported to have signed another endorsement deal with Peak Milk. In the contracts of the deal, it was reported to be worth N20 million and scheduled to last for a two-year period.

John Mikel Obi Net Worth

we have a lot Mikel’s fan are curious and always asking How much is Mikel Obi Worth . At the moment, his net worth is $60 million.

John Mikel Obi Investment

Apart from his club activities and trainings, John Mikel Obi Investment is rummoured to be in real estate which are said to be located in different part of Nigeria including Jos, Abuja and Lagos State Nigeria.

John Obi Mikel Cars

As expected, He owns quite a number beautiful and expensive cars which ranges from Mercedes G Wagon, Bentley Continental GT, Black Mercedes G 500 and Range Rover Sport.

John Mikel Obi House In Lekki Nigeria and Abroad

he is beleived to have houses in Lekki and Jos Nigeria

Weekly Salary

His weekly deal with Tiajin TEDA is £140,000

Career Statistics

For Mikel Obi’s professional football career in the club sides, he has had a total of 255 appearances with just 2 goals. For Chelsea FC, he had a total of 249 EPL appearances with just 1 goal. While he was at Lyn Oslo, he recorded a total of 6 appearances with 1 goal for the Norwegian side.

As regards the national team, Mikel has bagged a total of 78 appearances together with 5 goals.

Club Side Honours

For Chelsea, he has won:

  • 3 EPL Titles
  • 4 FA Cups
  • 2 League Cups
  • 1 FA Community Shield
  • 1 UEFA Champions League and
  • 1 UEFA Europa Leaugue.

International Honours

For Nigeria, he has won:

  • Africa Cup of Nations (2013)
  • 2016 Summer Olympics (Bronze Medal)

That’s all on John Mikel Obi Net worth, Weekly Salary, Biography.


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