John Ogu’s Off The Pitch Big Boy Lifestyle


Super Eagles midfielder John Ogu comes into the radar of our Nigerian players lifestyle.

Ogu’s Background and football Journey:

Born on 20th April 1988 in Lagos, Nigeria, Ogu now 30 years old, stands at a height of 6 Feet 3 Inch, and hails from Anambra state, south eastern part of the country.

The midfielder who was part of the Super Eagles team to the World Cup 2018 in Russia started from Akwa United before moving abroad where he played amongst other places Portugal, before finally settling in Isreal where he currently plays for reigning league and cup champions, Hapoel Beer Sheva.

Ogu’s Earnings and Worth :

Ogu’s market value is estimated at £1.35million as of 2018. 
His monthly wages stands at €8,300 and his annual package to over a million Euros (€1m).

With edorsment from Adidas amongst other companies and sponsors, Ogu’s net worth is well over a €1m.

Ogu’s personal Life :

Quite the romantic, John Ogu proposed to his girlfriend Chicago Veronica Akaolisa in the center of the football pitch and the two finally tied the knot on December 29, 2015.

John Ogu and partner


The union is blessed with an adorable daughter Ivanna born in June 2016.

John Ogu and his adorable Daughter, Ivanna


Ogu’s wife a blogger, entrepreneur, and novelist graduated from the University of Alberta.

Ogu’s investments and Spendings :

Ogu recently completed a tastefully built mansion back home in Anambra State, he is also believed to have another property in a choiced location in Lagos.

But it appears the star will stop at nothing to give his little princes the best of life as demonstrated by a Lexus ES 350 salon car he purchased for her on her second birthday.

Ogu who missed the day of the celebration itself due to national commitment with the Super Eagles at the World Cup in Russia took time to explain how he made up for it in an interview captured by

” I am glad to be back home to spend time with family and friends.
My baby girl is my World, I think about her every minute of every day.
I was gutted not to be with her on her special day ( birthday), but i have apologised and she has forgiven me. She is very understanding”.

Ogu also spends quality time out with his gorgeous wife and also captures such moments, he shares with the World as well.

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