Alex Iwobi born Alexander Chuka Iwobi is a Nigerian professional footballer who currently plays as a Winger and a Forward for Everton club and the Nigerian national team- Super Eagles. He was born on the 3rd of May 1996 to Nigerian parents. His father Chuba Iwobi is a Lawyer, and his mother is the sister of popular JayJay Okocha.

In 1998, when Alex Iwobi was two years old, his family moved out of Nigeria to Turkey, and when he was four years old, his family again moved to England to be with his uncle, JayJay Okocha. Alex grew up in Newham, London, and here he learnt how to play football in the neighbourhood with his friend, Tyrell. At the age of eight, Alex Iwobi was already a member of the Arsenal club, while still in Primary school.

alexanderiwobi on new jersey
alexanderiwobi on new jersey
Real nameAlexander Chuka Iwobi 
Date of birth3 May 1996
Country of OriginFederal Republic of Nigeria
Net worth₦5 billion

His first appearance as a professional footballer came when he was 17 years old in a League cup, where he played as an unused substitute against West Bromwich Albion in September 2013. He sealed a long term contract with Arsenal in October 2015. Throughout his career at the Arsenal club, he made 149 appearances and scored 15 goals. On 8th August 2019, he moved to Everton on an initial transfer fee of 28 million pounds, which was raised to 34 million pounds.

For Nigeria, he made his international debut in Nigeria in October 2015 and was part of the national team at the 2018 FIFA world cup and the 2019 AFCON. Some achievements he has under his belt are a Young player of the year award by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) IN 2016; a Member of the CAF team in 2016, etc.

Alex Iwobi has JayJay Okocha his uncle as a mentor for many years since he was a child JayJay was also a professional footballer. He was once romantically involved with a model, Clarisse Juliette for four years but the couple split up in 2017.

Alex Iwobi has JayJay Okocha his uncle
Alex Iwobi has JayJay Okocha his uncle

In July 2019, Alex Iwobi was included in the Forbes 30 under 30 list, joining other young Nigerians like Ijeoma Balogun and others on the list.

Alex Iwobi Salary

Alex Iwobi signed a 5-year / £13,000,000 contract with Everton F.C., including an annual average salary of £2,600,000. In 2022, Iwobi will earn a base salary of £6,240,000, while carrying a cap hit of £6,240,000.

  • CONTRACT:5 yr(s) / £13,000,000
  • AVERAGE SALARY£2,600,000
  • TRANSFER FEE£34,660,000
  • FREE AGENT:2024 / UFA

Alex Iwobi Net worth

At the moment, Alex Iwobi has an estimated net worth of ₦5 Billion. He signed a 5-year contract with his present club-Everton F.C., on an annual average salary of 2.6 million pounds, increasing his net worth from his stay at Arsenal. His market value currently sits at 40 million Euros.

Alex Iwobi Cars

Being young and rich, it is normal to have a taste for the fine things of life, especially when you earn millions of naira per week. He has a taste for luxury and exquisite products as shown in the different cars he has been seen riding in over the years.

Alex Iwobi Cars
Alex Iwobi Cars
Alex Iwobi Cars
Alex Iwobi Cars
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Alex Iwobi Cars

While still with his ex-girlfriend, Clarisse Juliette, he bought matching cars for himself and his girlfriend, yes he did that! He has also been seen riding around in a Mercedes Convertible. He is also the owner of a BMW Convertible.

Alex Iwobi House

Alex Iwobi House
Alex Iwobi House

Alex Iwobi has made his plans of coming back to Nigeria to settle down known, little wonder why he acquired a property in Lagos, Nigeria. The exact location of the property is unknown but from the pictures, it is a big house.

Out of Nigeria, Alex lives with his parents in England, which helps him to cut the costs of spending so much money on accommodation.

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