After renew of contract salary, footballer John Obi Mikel has huge net worth and counted among the richest African footballers and he has been living large in London. His market value has been estimated at around $20 million and he owns many super cars including a Bentley Continental.
|John Obi Mikel Salary in 2016||$5.04 Million|
|John Obi Mikel Net Worth||$25 Million|
|Source of Income||Football|
|Contract Valid till||30 June 2017|
Net Worth – $25 Million
Full Name: John Michael Nchekwube Obinna
Annual Salary: $5,040,000
22nd of April 1987
Height & Weight
1.88 m / 6.2 feet
Girlfriend: Currently Single
Parents: Michael Obi and Irosu Obi
John Obi Mikel is a Nigerian international footballer who plays for Chelsea FC. Born in Nigeria on 1987, he was named as John Michael Obinna by his parents. He is 6’2” tall with a towering athletic physique. He kicked off his career at local Nigerian club side, Plateau United and later moved to Lyn Oslo in Norway. He was brought to limelight after featuring for Nigeria in FIFA Under-20 World Championships during 2005 where his own country came to the second poistion and he was crowned as the second best player behind Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi.
Later on, he signed with the Chelsea team in 2006 after a raging controversy with Manchester United over the team that would sign him. For almost ten years that he has been with the London club, he has been used on and off by different coaches that have been at Chelsea over the last decade. However, he has constantly kept himself in the side all through the changes.
John Obi Mikel announced the birth of his twins with his long time Russian girlfriend, Olga Diyachenko in September, 2015. Olga is a London-based Russian businesswoman.
John owns a mansions in London and Lagos (UK) along with a big house in his home town Jos (Nigeria). He also has local endorsement deals with various Nigerian brands.