Emmanuel Adebayor Biography: Salary, Net Worth and Wife

Emmanuel Adebayor Biography: Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor (born 26 February 1984, age 38) is a Togolese professional footballer who plays as a striker for Semassi, the Togolese Championnat National club. On February 26, 1984, he was born in Lome, Togo, a West African country on the Gulf of Guinea, to Nigerian parents of Yoruba ethnicity.


Emmanuel Adebayor
Emmanuel Adebayor

Emmanuel Adebayor’s Biodata

  • Full name: Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor
  • Date of birth: 26 February 1984
  • Age: 38 years old
  • Place of birth: Lomé, Togo
  • Height: 1.91 m (6 ft 3 inches)
  • Occupation: Footballer
  • Position: Striker
  • Siblings: Yabo Adebayor, Peter Adebayor, Lucia Adebayor, Kola Adebayor, Rotimi Adebayor, Maggie Adebayor

By naturalization, the soccer star holds dual citizenship in Nigeria and Togo. He did, however, grow up in Kdjoviakope, a Lomé neighborhood bounded by the Route Circulaire and the Togo-Ghana border, before leaving the African country to pursue his football career.

Who Is Emmanuel Adebayor

Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor was born on February 26, 1984 in Lom, Togo. Sheyi Adebayor’s father, Adeyi Shedrack Adebayor, is from Osun State in Nigeria’s South West zone. His father is from Igbaye village in Osun State’s Odo Otin Local Government Area, and his mother is from Elisa village in the same state and local government as his father.

The facts remain that Adebayor is from Nigeria but chose to play football for his birth country of Togo. Sheyi has played for clubs such as AS Monaco, Arsena, Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur, and Real Madrid.

He has five siblings, three brothers and two sisters, and a net worth of 77 million dollars. Between 2005 and 2008, he was named Togolese Footballer of the Year four times, and in 2008, he was named African Footballer of the Year.

He has made 81 appearances and scored 31 goals for Togo’s national team. He has a daughter named Kendra, and Sheyi is dating Dillish Mathew, a former Big Brother Africa winner.

How Old Is Emmanuel Adebayor?

Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor was born on February 26, 1984.

Emmanuel Adebayor Is 38 years Old

Emmanuel Adebayor Age

Emmanuel Adebayor Is 38 years Old

Where Is Emmanuel Adebayor From?

  • Place of birth: Lomé, Togo

How Tall Is Emmanuel Adebayor?

Adebayor Height Is 1.91 m

Where Is Emmanuel Adebayor Now

Emmanuel Adebayor Is Currently In AC Semassi FC

Emmanuel Adebayor Wife

Despite his wealth, Emmanuel Adebayor has kept his personal life private. However, some sources claim that the footballer is married and has a daughter, Kendra, who was born in June 2010. According to reports, Adebayor is also dating former Big Brother Africa winner Dillish Mathews. He adopted his late brother’s son, naming him Junior Emmanuel Adebayor.

Emmanuel Adebayor Wife
Emmanuel Adebayor Wife


Emmanuel Adebayor New Girlfriend

Emmanuel Adebayor took to his Instagram account to introduce his new lover Marechal Sea, a 25-year-old.

The former Arsenal and Manchester City broke up with Namibian Dillish Mathews and afterwards both deleted each other pictures from Instagram.

Adebayor after hours of the break took to Instagram to announce her new lover.
However, it appears some fans are not happy with Adebayor ditching Mathews and flaunting a new girl. Some have asked him to delete the photo because “the world is laughing at him”.

Below are some of the Instagram comments about Adebayor’s post

Emmanuel Adebayor Wife
Emmanuel Adebayor Wife

shilongeni: “Dillish don’t even care stop being childish.”

Omg raised concern about the new girl’s age saying she is too young to be in a relationship with Adebayor:

Emmanuel Adebayor’s Family

Emmanuel Adebayor’s father is from a small village called Igbaye in Osun’s ‘Odo­Otin local government area, and their mother is from a nearby town called Ekusa.

Emmanuel Adebayor Family
Emmanuel Adebayor Family

Emmanuel has three brothers and two sisters, but he is most close to one of them, Iyabo. Rotimi Adebayor is his younger brother.

His father, Shedrack Adebayor Adeyi, died in 2005, leaving his mother, Hajia Adebayor, to raise him.

Emmanuel Adebayor Sex Tape

Yvonne Okoro, a celebrated Nigerian actress, has issued a challenge, daring anyone who claims to have her private sex video with footballer Adebayor to sell it for $100,000. According to the actress, she is constantly hearing rumors that she has a sextape with the Togolese footballer, and some bloggers have threatened to publish it.

However, in an interview with Hitz FM on Tuesday morning, the busty actress said she was making things more interesting by putting a $100K reward on the aforementioned video. There is a catch: the video must be genuine and not manipulated in any way.

Check out her video below.

The popular actress also stated that she will not be exclusive with a man until she marries him. The actress stated on Daybreak Hitz on Hitz FM that she cannot claim a man or let him into her world exclusively because it may prevent another person from being interested in her. “We’re together,” she said. We both know we’re together. I’m not going to lie. I’m in an exclusive relationship with you. But I won’t let you into my world like that because what happens if we break up? I’m here to explain why to the rest of the world.”

Emmanuel Adebayor Sextape
Emmanuel Adebayor Sextape

Yvonne Okoro told Andy Dosty, the show’s host, that she keeps her relationships private because she would have to explain them to the rest of the world if she didn’t. “It doesn’t mean I change guys, just that I haven’t claimed anybody and nobody can claim me,” the host of the cooking show “Dining with Cooks and Braggarts” said. If you’ve noticed, I’ve kept my relationships private. When [the relationship fails] and I cry at home, it’s only me, my sisters, and my parents who know I’m crying.”

Emmanuel Adebayor Religion

On July 5, 2015, Emmanuel Adebayor officially renounced Christ and accepted Allah and the Islamic religion in a controversial move that many still find difficult to comprehend. The ceremony was held in his adoptive country of Togo.

Many attempts to understand what motivated him have failed, especially since he attributed his walking miracle at the age of four to the church.

Emmanuel Adebayor Football Career

At the age of 11, Emmanuel Adebayor began his football career at the Centre de Developpement Sportif (CDS), also known as Sporting Club de Lomé – a popular football training school at the time.

Metz coach Francis De Taddeo spotted him during a youth tournament in Sweden in 1991 and brought him to France. He made his Ligue 1 debut on November 17, 2001, against FC Sochaux-Montbéliard.

He also spent a season in Ligue 2 scoring 13 goals in 34 league matches. Emmanuel Adebayor was named the best player in the second division during his two seasons in Metz.

He moved to Monaco in 2003 after his former club Metz was relegated. His stay in Monaco, however, was not as idyllic as he had hoped.

Adebayor featured only nine times in the club and was an unused substitute in the match that towered them to 2004 Champions League final, having played against Jose Mourinho’s Porto in Gelsenkirchen.

On 13 January 2006, he was signed by for a reported £3 million. Adebayor made his debut for in a Premier League match at Birmingham City on 4 February 2006, scored after 21 minutes.

Emmanuel Adebayor Football Carrer
Emmanuel Adebayor Football Carrer

On 22 September, he scored his first hat-trick for Arsenal in a 5–0 home win against Derby County.

Adebayor signed a five-year contract with Manchester United on 18 July 2009, for a transfer fee of £25million.

On his debut with the red devils, he scored a goal against Blackburn Rovers in the third minute of the game.

Two years later, Adebayor signed a loan deal to play for Real Madrid for the remaining season. His first goal for the club came in the second leg of the Copa del Rey semi-final against Sevilla.

He later joined Tottenham Hotspur on 25 August 2011 on a loan. On his debut in September 2011, he scored against Wolverhampton Wanderers in the 67th minute.

On 26 January 2016, Emmanuel Adebayor, signed a six-month deal with Crystal Palace and the following year, he joined İstanbul Başakşehir where he played as a striker for the Turkish professional football club. In 2017, the superstar joined the Turkish side Istanbul Basaksehir on an 18-month deal which earned him around £50,000-a-week or £2.6million a year after tax.

Then he started playing for Kayserispor between 2019 and 2020. He currently plays for Olimpia, a team he joined in 2020, however, his contract was canceled after 4 appearances.

Emmanuel Adebayor International Career

The soccer star was a driving force in Togo’s qualification for the 2006 Africa Cup of Nations, scoring 11 goals in the qualifiers. As of 2018, he had 81 caps for the Togolese men’s national football team, scoring 31 goals.

Emmanuel Adebayor Position

Emmanuel Adebayor is a center-forward striker.

Emmanuel Adebayor Net Worth

The Togolese-born Nigerian professional footballer Adebayor has benefited greatly not only from his lucrative football career, but also from numerous contracts with the majority of England’s wealthiest clubs. In 2012, for example, he earned approximately $7,540,000 from permanent contracts and $8,810,000 as an annual salary from Tottenham Hotspur. While at Manchester City, the striker earned a reported $268,000 per week and had an estimated net worth of $57 million by 2015.

In addition to his financial earnings, he owns a fleet of cars, jets, power bikes, and multi-million dollar mansions in Accra, Ghana, Togo, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Despite his love for luxuries, Adebayor is passionate about reaching to the needy in his home country. He has established many projects in Togo and even founded the SEA Foundation which implements welfare projects across the African continent.

Emmanuel Adebayor Awards

CAF named Adebayor the 2008 African Footballer of the Year on February 10, 2009, at an awards ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria.

He became the first Togolese to win the African Footballer of the Year award, defeating Egypt’s nominee Mohamed Aboutrika and Ghana’s football star Michael Essien in a vote of CAF’s 54 member-nations’ national team coaches.

The Adebayor Family Crisis

The feud between the Adebayors began in November 2014, when the striker kicked his mother and sister out of his Accra mansion, accusing them of witchcraft and using charms on him.

Emmanuel Adebayor told All Sports that he will never speak to his mother, whom he blamed for his poor performance at the time.

Adebayor’s elder brother slammed the footballer for calling their mother a witch in response. He instead accused Emmanuel of being brainwashed by Muslim alfas, who predicted when he would score goals and why he was underperforming.

Extended family members who weighed in on the case also urged peace and warned the soccer star not to wash the family’s dirty linen in public.

They then called on the Adebayor’s to give attention to their family house in Igbaye, Osun state, Nigeria. The scruffy house was built by Emmanuel’s late father while he was living in Ghana. He never brought home his children and was buried in Togo after his death in 2005.

Emmanuel Adebayor Cars

According to some, the lockdown has caused some slay queens to stop posting photos and videos on social media.

Why? Because they are now living in their own homes, they are unable to post their usual exotic photos. All hell would break loose if they showed their actual homes!

Emmanuel Adebayor Sheyi, former Togolese international footballer and one of the richest African players of all time, is one man who does not need to hide his home.

During the lockdown, a couple of photos of Adebayor posing in front of one of his mansions with his fleet of cars behind him have surfaced on the internet.

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Emmanul Adebayor Cars .
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Emmanuel Adebayor House And Mansion

As Togolese football legend Emmanuel Adebayor celebrated his 37th birthday on February 26, a video of exotic cars inside his mansion surfaced online.

The video captures the deluxe mansion’s beautiful exterior features, which include neatly trimmed lawns and a line-up of plush cars parked outside and inside the football millionaire’s massive garage.

Emmanuel Adebayor recently flaunted his wealth in new photos, displaying his exotic cars ahead of his 37th birthday.

The former Arsenal striker took to social media to show off his expensive cars, encouraging his fans to follow their dreams.

Sharing the photos to his 1.4 million followers on Instagram, the celebrated international footballer urged them to discontinue being ordinary in the pursuit of their dreams.

”SEA, Break Rules. Sacrifice, Sacrifice till you see what your dream about. Focus on your goals and make sure you achieve them. Listen to no one but that inner voice ⚡️☀️,” he captioned the photos.


In a new video currently circulating , the prominent footballer’s expensive cars are orderly arranged in his huge garage, showing his Mercedes-Benz, G-Wagon, three-wheeled vehicles, and other deluxe cars.

Emmanuel Adebayor Mansion
Emmanuel Adebayor Mansion


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