We all know that football players are paid very well. Besides playing, they take part in different commercials or have their own businesses. Players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi or David Beckham are well known for their wealth. Nigerian footballers are paid thousands of dollars each year. Most of them are international players. Let's take a view at the comprehensive list of highest paid Nigerian footballers
On Number Ten Is Kelechi Iheanacho
His current Net-Worth is worth 3 million dollars and his Salary is 10,000 Euros per week.
Peter Osaze Odemwingie
Osaze Odemwingie current weekly salary is £28,846 and his yearly salary at Stoke City is £1,500,000.
His net worth:
Basic salary: $4,582,500
Bonus Amount: $305,500
Yearly Salary: $4,888,000
Net worth: $18,330,000
Today the net worth of Ahmed Musa surpasses 18 million US dollars. Super Eagles star Ahmed Musa opened a Sports complex in Kano state worth over N500 million naira
The Net Worth of Victor Moses has seen a hike of 120% over the past 3 years.
Estimated Net Worth $20.1 Million
Weekly Salary $55854
Brand Endorsements $1 Million
Personal Investments $15.9 Million
Luxury Cars – 5 $2.7 Million
Vincent Enyeama networth is over $7.5million. He maintains a fleet of exoctic rides and a mansion in akwa ibom, and isreal.
Austin Jay Jay Okacha
Jay Jay Okocha was born on August 14, 1973, in Enugu, Nigeria. He became famous as the best midfielder for German, Turkish and Qatar teams. During period 1993-2006, he played for the Nigerian national team. He occurred twice in the FIFA World Cup with Nigerian team in 1994 and 1998. The result of his career are three international honors and nine club honors. In 2003 and 2004, BBC gave him the title of the African Footballer of the Year.
Jay Jay Okocha is also known for his relaxation spot centre and Club 10, furthermore, he is the head of the conglomerate Jay Jay Okocha Group West Africa Ltd. With more than 250 employees.
Jay-Jay’s net worth was estimated as $150 million, he headed the list of the richest footballers in Africa. In 2017, his estimated net worth decreased to $15 million. These figures are taken from a number of websites and credible sources and are just estimated. He has a house in his hometown, Akute, Ogun state, worth N17 million. Jay Jay has a passion for exclusive luxurious cars and loves to spoil his beloved wife by expensive presents. Austin Okocha prepared a very expensive present for his wife’s 40th birthday. It is estimated that Jay Jay Okocha has spent for the party and the present about N28 million. Nkechi Okocha and all quests were astonished by the present, it was a conceptually new white Mercedez Benz G-Wagon SUV, which enriched the star’s garage.
Talented footballer, Obafemi Martins was the fifth highest paid player in US Major League Soccer for the 2013 season. Revelations have e merged that Obafemi Martins will be earning a whooping $6.6 million (about 1.6 billion naira) per year at his new Chinese club, Shanghai Shenua. Obafemi has acquired lots of properties, investments and luxurious cars worth millions of dollars over the years.
The striker owns 2 mansions at VGC Lagos worth over 500million naira, a massive home in Como, Italy valued at 800million naira.
He drives a Lamboghini worth 50million naira, Porsche Gemballa worth 20million naira, Bmw X6 worth 18million naira and a Ferrarri sport car. He also has an expensive shoe collection. Obagoal got himself a 2017 Bentley Bentayga which is worth $281,170. which is claimed to be the fastest in the world with a top speed of 301 km/hr.
He owns worlds most expensive boat valued at $460,000. Obafemi Martins is apparently enjoying life in Shanghai despite his lack of playing time this season as he goes fishing on his $460,000-rated Iguana 31 Expedition yacht.
In 2017, Mikel Obi was called one of the richest Nigerian footballers. His net worth was more than $25 million. His annual salary is over $6 million. This is courtesy of a bumper deal he has just signed with Chinese club Tianjin TEDA FC, Mikel will earn just around 70million naira per week with the Far East club.
John Mikel Obi, is a successful Nigerian footballer who plays for famous English club Chelsea as a midfielder. He also plays for the Nigerian national team. John Obi Mikel not only makes a lot of cash playing football but also from his endorsements like Pepsi and Samsung.
Working Chelsea for a lot of years, Mikel has managed to earn a lot of money. He has a huge mansion in London. Mikel Obi also has real estate in some Nigerian regions, as Jos, Abuja, and Lagos.He also stacks extremely expensive cars like Bentley Continental GT, Mercedes G Wagon, luxurious Range Rover Sport, and Black Mercedes G 500.