Daniel Akpeyi Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & Wedding

Daniel Akpeyi Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & Wedding

Daniel Akpeyi Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & Wedding: Daniel Akpeyi is a fashion icon, a super star goalie and an overall celebrity back in his home country. However despite his socialite status he still remains humble and a man of faith. On top of his humility he is a caring individual. He prides himself in giving back to a community that has given him so much.

Name: Daniel Akpeyi

Occupation: Footballer (Goalkeeper for the Kaizer Chiefs)

Date of birth: 3 August 1986

Place of birth: Nnewi, Nigeria

Parents: Madame Caroline Akpeyi

Spouse: Emmanuella Ebert-Kalu (Ella)

Children: Prince Jason Akpeyi and Michael Eworitse Akpeyi

Height: 1.89m

Net Worth: R1,2 million

BACKGROUND

Daniel was born in Nigeria in the town of Nnewi. Despite his humble beginnings, he was a very smart and talented young boy with a passion for soccer. This led him to pursue a career in soccer as an adult.

Daniel Akpeyi Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & Wedding

CAREER

Akpeyi started his football career with Gabros International FC. He then moved to the first team in 2005. Afetr tDaniel Akpeyi Net Worth, Salary, Biography, Age, Cars & Weddinghis he moved to Nasarawa United FC in 2007. In 2010 he then joined Heartland FC for the CAF Champions League campaign as the first choice. However after 4 years with Heartland rumors swelled that Akpeyi would be moving. Heartland initially denied the claims. Akpeyi eventually moved to rival club Warri Wolves.

Akpeyi did not stay too long with the Warri Wolves. Barely a year after he signed a deal with Chippa. He remained with Chippa for 4 years. Akpeyi then migrated to South Africa to play for the Chiefs in 2019.

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International Career

Akpeyi’s initial away games were none playing games. He never saw any field time until 2015 against South Africa as a replacement for Vincent Enyeama. This led to his selection for the Nigeria 30 man provisional squad. This was for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Akpeyi was included in the teams final 23-man list to 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Khune Feud

As a fellow goalkeeper to the Kaizer Chiefs alongside Itumeleng Khune, they have always been pitted against each other. Beginning of 2020, there was a heated debate on who should be number 1 at Naturena. Akpeyi went on to address the naysayers publicly saying “In our goalkeeping department, we are all very close. It’s just unfortunate that people want to put me up against Khune. We are pushing each other and we are brothers,” Akpeyi told Sowetan. This dispelled the tension for a while.

Daniel Akpeyi Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & WeddingIn August 2020, Akpeyi suffered a concusion. This led to him being benched pending a full medical report deeming him fit to play. Fans went in a frenzy some claiming that it was a sign to bring back Khune. This ignited the tension once more. However due to the severity of the concussion, Akpeyi was then benched for the rest of the season. Despite this the goalie maintains that there is no rivalry. Khune is like a brother to him.

Philanthropy

Akpeyi founded the Daniel Akpeyi Children Empowerment Foundation abbreviated Dafec. The organization helps develop Africa by helping the less privileged children get quality education. During the Covid19 pandemic, Dafec reached out to people in Gauteng and Johannesburg to aid during the lock down.

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Daniel Akpeyi Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & Wedding

NET WORTH

Daniel Akpeyi is currently estimated to be worth R1.2 million rand. This fortune mainly comes from his monthly salary from the Chiefs. It is estimated to be around R200 000 a month. On top of that it seems as though Akpeyi is a business man. However the nature of his business much like the man himself is shrouded in mystery.

SALARY

Daniel Akpeyi monthly salary from the Chiefs is estimated to be around R200 000 a month.

FASHION

One does not expect football stars to be fashion icons. However much like his fellow teammate Willard Kastande, Akpeyi has a rather uniquely tasteful sense of style. His style radiates sophistication and elegance. It helps that his wife is a fashionista herself. The couple are a style power house.

Known for always wearing matching ensembles. Akpeyi pulls off matching colors better than most.

Daniel Akpeyi Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & Wedding

Even Christmas has the Akpeyi family serving us holly, jolly fashion whilst wishing us happy holidays.

Daniel Akpeyi Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & Wedding

Akpeyi’s iconic pink suit had people referencing the pink panther. Despite this he pulled it of with style and finesse no-one else could.

 

Daniel Akpeyi Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & WeddingDaniel Akpeyi Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & Wedding

WEDDING

Daniel married his longtime girlfriend Emmanuella Ebert-Kalu in 2016. They had a beautiful traditional ceremony in Lagos, Nigeria. Their first son, Prince Jason Akpeyi was born in July 2016. He was born in Port Elizabeth. This was followed by their second son, Michael in 2020.

  Daniel Akpeyi Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & Wedding

Daniel Akpeyi Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & WeddingDaniel Akpeyi Salary, Net Worth, Biography, Age, Cars & Wedding

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