Nwankwo Kanu Net Worth

Net Worth: $9 Million
Statistics
  • Source of Wealth:

    Sports, Soccer, Association Football
  • Age:

    41
  • Birth Place:

    Owerri, Nigeria
  • Weight:

    80 kg (180 lbs)
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Amarachi Kanu)
  • Full Name:

    Nwankwo Kanu
  • Nationality:

    Nigerian
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About Nwankwo Kanu

Retired Nigerian footballer Nwankwo Kanu, or simply Kanu, has an estimated net worth of $9 million. Born on August 1, 1976 in Owerri, Nigeria, he is a member of the Igbo ethnic group and his name means Child born on Nkwo market day in the Igbo language.  He began his career at the Nigerian league club Federation Works, before moving to Iwuanyanwu Nationale. In 1993, after a notable performance at the U-17 World Championships, he was signed by Dutch Eredivisie AFC Ajax for €207,047. He made his debut a year after and made 25 goals in 54 appearances. In 1996, he was sold to the Serie A side Internazionale for about $4.7 million the same year that he captained the Nigerian team that won the gold at the Olympics. He was also named Footballer of the Year in that year.

Kanu was the captain of the Nigerian national team for 16 years from 1994 until 2010. He has won a UEFA Champions League medal, a UEFA Cup medal, three FA Cup Winners Medals, and two African Player of the Year awards among others. He is also one of the few players who have won the Premiere League, FA Cup, Champions League, UEFA Cup and an Olympic Gold Medal. He made the second-most substitute appearances in Premiere League history after appearing 118 times from the bench. He has played for Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion in the English Premiere League. He is also a UNICEF ambassador.

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Earnings 2016

Earning Turned Donation Mar. 2016
Earnings from a charity game organized by the Arsenal Foundation to build football pitches for children in London, Jordan and Somalia
$1,400,000

Earnings 2015

Earning Turned Donation Apr. 2015
Donation to the Kanu Heart Foundation in Lagos for children who will receive lifesaving heart surgery
$30,000
Asset Jan. 2015
Purchase value of Nwankwo Kanu's hotel in Victoria Island called Hardley Apartments
$600,000,000
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