The debate as to who is the richest between Mikel and Davido, or Mikel and Hush puppy, Wizkid, Psquare and other musicians is something ongoing and I would like to clarify these questions. Top 10 Major Sources Of Revenue For Local Government in Nigeria, Top 10 Best Software Developing Companies in Abuja, Top 10 Best Construction Companies in Abuja, Full List of Best Furniture Companies in Abuja & Locations. She said they began as just friends before developing to lovers. On 31 July 2006, he stated that he prefers to be called Mikel John Obi instead of John Obi Mikel, as he had most commonly been called. The Four Richest Nigerian Billionaires Are Worth More Than $24 Billion, How Folorunsho Alakija Went From Humble Secretary To Multi-Billionaire Oil Tycoon. On June 2, 2006, Chelsea, Manchester United and Lyn reached a settlement to resolve the future of the player. All net worths are calculated through the combination of a robust methodology and a proprietary algorithm. Mikel Obi House is said be worth over £200,000. Although a host of clubs are seeking John Mikel Obi’s signature, especially Chinese and Turkish clubs, he has signed a contract with his current club, Tiajin TEDA for £140, 000 a week. Mikel obi was said to be the only African celebrity to have ever signed the highest endorsement contract. CTRL + SPACE for auto-complete. He got picked to play in a top-fligh… He has a net worth of $57 million. As of writing this post, Mikel obi isn’t married but Mikel Obi has a daughter from his Russian spouse, a model. This places him above other African footballers like Seydou Keita, Michael Essien, but not Didier Drogba. Nearly a year later, Chelsea reached a deal with Mikel's current club, Lyn Oslo, and was able to ink the Nigerian star to a contract in 2006. Mikel joined a press conference with Manchester United and eventually signed a deal with the European club. Mikel's career began when he was chosen for the Pepsi Football Academy at the age of 12 and went on to play for Nigeria at the FIFA Under-17 World Championships. Mikel Obi Net Worth and Lifestyle. Lyn Oslo allegedly sent a fax to his agents abroad, claiming their services were no longer required by Mikel. He made a plea on Sky Sports News to the abductors to release his father, “I’ve always tried to help the country, this is the time for the country to help me, whoever knows where my dad is should please contact me.”. Obi has been the brand ambassador for Pepsi and Samsung which adds to his net worth. Mikel Obi’s twins neither have an Igbo or Russian name because according to Olga, they are citizens of the world. Chelsea also issued a counter-claim suggesting that they already had an agreement with Mikel and his agents, but Lyn denied this claim. Share 35. © 2020 Celebrity Net Worth / All Rights Reserved, © 2015 Celebrity Net Worth / All Rights Reserved. Mikel Obi played with Nigeria’ s under-20 football team during the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship and won the Silver Ball as the second-best player in the tournament (behind Lionel Messi) as the Africans finished runner-up to Argentina. John Mikel Obi is a father of two children – twin daughters, with his  Russian girlfriend Olga Diyachenka. He has since quit Tianjin TEDA and is currently a midfielder for Turkish club Trabzonspor. Mikel has been with Olga since 2013 and they welcomed their first set of twin girls in 2015.