Top 10 Richest Footballers in Nigeria 2024

The richest Nigerian footballers have made their names playing for some of the world’s top clubs.

Nigeria continues to produce some very talented footballers, with players from the West African nation spread across the various European leagues.

Some of them are very wealthy indeed.

With the likes of Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze and Wilfred Ndidi leading the way, there are many other young talents who are also springing up and making a name for themselves and join the group of the richest Nigerian footballers.

Richest Nigerian footballers

For many footballers in Nigeria, the sport has become an avenue to defeat poverty. It is a sport that’s worth a fortune and that means its actors are also paid very well.

To this end, Nigerian footballers, past and present, have not been left out of the numerous rewards that come with playing the game.

Below, we have compiled a list of the richest Nigerian footballers, as per their net worth:

10. Samuel Chukwueze Net Worth– €6 million 

Samuel Chukwueze

Samuel Chukwueze received a huge raise when he made the dream move from Villarreal to AC Milan last summer. According to Football Italia, the winger’s net salary is estimated to be around €5 million per year.

Chukwueze is currently one of Nigeria’s highest earners, thanks to his off-field endorsements and sponsorships as well.

9. Victor Osimhen Net Worth– €6.8 million

Victor Osimhen richest nigerian footballers

Another Nigerian footballer who is currently raking in big bucks is Victor Osimhen. The striker recently signed a new contract at Napoli and saw his salary rise to £113,000 per week.

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He has also worked as an ambassador for several big brands, including Multichoice Nigeria and Dettol. According to Salary Sport, Osimhen is worth €6.8 million. He is also heavily linked with the wealth of the Premier League – would a move to Chelsea put Osimhen on top of the list of the richest Nigerian footballers?

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