Kelechi Iheanacho was born on October 3, 1996, to an average Nigerian family.
Iheanacho was not born into fortune and riches but through his hard work and skills, turned his life and family around for the better.
Kelechi showed early interested in football, and would sneak into football viewing centers to watch games of the English premier League while also playing street football that eventually landed him at Taye Academy in Owerri, the capital of Imo state.
Iheanacho signed for Manchester City on January 10, 2014 after making a significant breakthrough at the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup where he won the golden boot.
That move to Manchester City, fetched his father a healthy £300,000 based on the agreement with the club.
In August 2017, he joined Leicester City on a five-year contract for a fee of £25 million as he sort for more playing time.
Iheanacho earns a handsome £85,000 per week salary, which helped to hack his net worth to $2 million.
In the Nigerian naira, his salary is calculated to be over N35 million, which places Iheanacho amongst the highest paid footballers in Nigeria.
The 21 year old Iheanacho spends his money, as most of his contemporaries in some of the best commodities life can afford.
Iheanacho owns a mansion which estimated value is about 2 million pounds, then comes his BMW-I8 obviously his favourite brand of amongst other collections of vehicles he owns.
The BMW -18 costs approximately £200,000.
He has not left out his family and friends. The renowned player is said to have built houses for some of his friends who are not as fortunate as him.
Unofficial, but very strong rumours has it that Kelechi Iheanacho also built houses for some his family and friends who are not so fortunate as he is.
Kelechi Ihenacho’s manager is his father Elder James Iheanacho, a building materials trader who also took advantage of his son’s financial purse to expanded his business, even though he tried unsuccessfully to stop from playing football.
Kelechi Iheacnacho still retains some privacy in his life though, as things like his financial investments and of cause the matter of his love life is are not public knowledge.
The inspiring story from Iheanacho life style is that from a family who could not afford expensive Tv satellite subscriptions that forced him to beg and sneak into football viewing centers to watch his favourite stars, the young star pursued his dreams and with hard work, he is not only playing the game at the highest level but also living a good life that provides for his family and friends.