The 25 year old Nigerian Footballer Kelechi Iheanacho, who hails from Owerri,Imo State.On October 3, 1996, Kelechi Iheanacho was welcomed into the world by James and Mercy Iheanacho. He was created in Nigeria’s Imo State, Onogwe, Ohaji Egbema Local Government Area. His name, Kelechi, translates to English as “Thank God” in its simplest form.
James, Kelechi’s father, was a trader, and his mother, a teacher, passed away when he was just 14 years old. He has a sister and two brothers, one of which is the football player Chibuike Iheanacho.
After beginning his career at the Taye Academy in Owerri, Imo State, Iheanacho’s ascent to fame began to take off after he was a prominent figure in Nigeria’s victory at the U-17 FIFA World Cup.
His international career officially began on January 10, 2014, at the Manchester City football academy, when he scored four goals in a 4-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City in his debut match.
Later, during a game against AC Milan, Kelechi also scored a goal. His efforts left the team impressed, so they made arrangements for him to join the Columbus Crew, but those arrangements fell through.
One of the most accomplished footballers of Nigerian descent, Kelchi Iheanacho, makes €115,000 per week. He was making €85,000 a week when playing for Manchester City before being released and transferred to the King Power stadium.Kelechi Iheanacho has a net worth of around $5 million.