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Victor Osimhen Biography | Age | Religion | Net Worth | Wife | Career | Salary

Victor Osimhen Biography

Full Name : 
Victor James Osimhen

Date of Birth : 
December 29, 1998

Place of Birth : 
Lagos State, Nigeria

Occupation : 

Club : 

Net Worth : 
$7 million – $26 million.

Social Media Handles : 
Instagram: @victorosimhen9
Twitter: @victorosimhen9

Early Life & Education

Victor Osimhen was born on the 29th of December, 1998, in Lagos State. He hails from Edo State, a State in the Southern part of Nigeria. He grew up in Lagos, where he had his primary and secondary school education. During his early life, he started playing local area footballs after taking the Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba, as his mentor.

Victor Osimhen Career

Osimhen started his career at the Ultimate Strikers Academy of Lagos where he played until 2017. He got his first start in the U-17 team in a 2014 friendly match. He scored two goals on this debut. 

One of his best goals was his second goal against Zambia at the 2015 U-17 African Championship in Niger 2014.

This, he believed was very good because it was solid reflection of what he had learned in training under coach Amuneke which is “accuracy first, before power.”

He also believes it was a great tournament because the team was able to achieve their objective of qualifying for the World Cup in Chile.

He was one of the top goal scorers at Niger 2015 with four goals in 6 matches. He is also currently tied at 9 goals with Ivory Coast’s Souleymane Coulibaly and France’s Florent Sinama Pongolle.

Osimhen was pivotal to the Nigeria’s U-17 success at the FIFA World Cup in  Chile, scoring 10 goals to emerge the highest goal scorer at the comperition. 

After the World Cup, it was revealed that many huge clubs from England such as Arsenal, Manchester City, and Tottenham Hotspur, were after his services.

Moments after he was named Youth Player of the Year at the Caf Awards in Abuja in January 2016, he announced he would pursue his professional career at Wolfsburg, a German Bundesliga club.  According to him, the Wolfsburg’s coach assurances were a morale booster for him and that he prefers playing for the German club to any other club in Europe. He signed a three-and-a-half-year deal until June 2020 and made his debut in the German top-flight in May 2017 as a substitute against Borussia Monchengladbach.


What is Victor Osimhen’s net worth in Naira? Osimhen is among the highest-paid players at SSC Napoli, earning about 2.1 billion Naira (4.5 million Euros) annually.


He is Christian by religion and his Zodiac sign is Capricorn. 

Victor Osimhen Age

Victor Osimhen is 25 years old.

Net Worth

In Osimhen’s present club, Napoli, he earns £120,000 per week, and £6,240,000 per year playing for them. According to infoguidenaigeria, Victor Osimhen’s net worth as of 2023 is estimated to be around $7 million – $26 million.

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