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John Mikel Obi Biography, Net Worth, Wife, Children.

John Mikel Obi Biography, Net Worth, Wife, Children.

In this blog you will know everything about the Mikel Obi.

Mikel Obi was born in Jos, his full name is John Michael Nchekwube Obinna, his father’s name is Michael Obinna. Mikel start his primary and secondary School in Jos Plateau State Nigeria.


Mikel Obi started his Football career at the age of 12, when he was choose as a talented footballer from over 2000 young talents to play in Pepsi Football Academy, this team mission is to search for talented young star which they can train for future star, Mikel Obi was one of the luckiest Nigerians to be choosing by the team, this was how Mikel Obi started his football career.

He was also picked to play in top a flight team Plateau United, Obi started making international appearance when he played for in Nigeria in Under-17 World Championships held in France, later join a club in South African called Ajax Cape Town, he did not play for long time there before he joined Lyn in Norway.

On April 29, 2005, Manchester United football club announced that they want to deal with Lyn to sign Mikel Obi, this deal did not work out well because Mikel’s agent was boycotted in the deal.
Chelsea football club also announced that they want to sign Mikel Obi, this deal work because they have an agreement with the player and his agent, it was a serious issue because Manchester United football club made an official complaint to FIFA about the behavior of Mikel Obi’s agent and Chelsea football club, FIFA dismissed these claims in August 2005, they started that Manchester United football club did not have enough evidence to bring a case against Chelsea football club, Mikel did not play for his club Lyn Oslo for three months because of this issue.

Mikel Obi later join Chelsea Football club after they intervened, and settled the transfer issue, they negotiate with Lyn Oslo and Manchester United, On June 2 2006, Manchester United football club, Chelsea football club and Lyn Oslo reached an agreement to resolve the issue.
He joined Chelsea Football club after the agreement

He played as a midfielder in Chelsea football club since then till 2017 when he left Chelsea football club for a Chinese Club called Tianjin TEDA on a free transfer on January 6, 2017 where he earn $185,000 weekly.

Michael Obi name was misspelled as Mikel Obi in Under-17 World Championships League in Finland but he later accept the name, his real name is Michael Obinna but by mistake he was addressed as Mikel Obi till date.


NDIC (Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation) Recruitment
Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Recruitment
BPE Recruitment
Federal Fire Service Recruitment
AirForce Recruitment
Nigerian Army Recruitment
State Security Service (SSS) Recruitment

Mikel Obi is estimated worth $60 million, he is one of the richest player in Nigeria also in Africa, he own a house in United kingdom worth over $265,000.
Mikel Obi own a collection of cars, like Ranger Rover Sport, Mercedes G Wagon, Bentley Continental GT

Mikel Obi was the a father of his two twin daughters with her Russian girlfriend Olga Diyachenka.

Mikel Obi was Nigerian Senior team captain, he also played for Nigeria at the World Cup, AFCON and other international tournament

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