John Ogu Net Worth, Biography, Personal Life, Career, and Awards

John Ogu Net Worth, Biography, Personal Life, Career, and Awards

A Nigerian native John Ogu is one of the noticeable figures in the world of football. He is the Nigerian soccer player who presently plays for the Nigerian national team as well as a football club, Hapoel Be’er Sheva serving both attacking midfielder and central midfielder for the teams. In addition to this, this rising footballer has also played for many clubs around the world previously such as Drava Ptuj, Atletico CP, Almeria B, and Leiria, and Academica.  Thus, he is often compared to Uche Henry Agbo and Wilfred Ndidi.

At present, Ogu is assigned to a jersey number 30 in the field and has some amazing appreciated skills in the games.

John Ogu Height, Weight, Nationality, and Ethnicity

Ogu stands at the observable height that is 6 feet 3 inch tall which is 1.92 m long. His healthy weight is 94 kg. Reviewing his nationality, he is Nigerian belonging to a black ethnic background.

John Ogu Early Life, Wife, and Personal Life

John Ogu was born on in Lagos, Nigeria on 20th of April 1988. Currently, he has reached 30 years of old. He was born and raised to Nigerian parents.

Moreover, He left the school to fulfill his dream of becoming a footballer.

John Ogu personal life is interesting as his career. He is the happily married man and has a stunning spouse named Chicago Veronica Akaolisa. His wife completed her study from the University of Alberta. Additionally, by profession, she is a blogger, entrepreneur, and novelist. Currently, the couple is blessed with the beautiful daughter named Ivanna who was born in June 2016.

John Ogu Club Career and Achievements

John Ogu is one of the prominent football players in Nigerian football world and plays extremely well. In addition, he has collected a huge number of fan following along with some awards and rewards.

Ogu Early Career

To pursue his passion John Ogu joined many youth amateur clubs such as Akwa Starlets, Akwa United and Fly Sports Academic and performed outstandingly that one can do.

Late, he moved to Drava Ptuj on Ju;y 2006. He was in the club for four years showing the skills of bagging 8 goals in 97 games.

Ogu later made his way to Atletico CP on 1st July 2010 and his career in the club ended after six months. Then after, he moved to UD Almeria B on 1st of January 2011 and played for a couple of months for the club.

John Ogu further switches to Leiria on 1st of November 2011. Before ending his career with the club, he made 17 appearances scoring 3 goals until 2012.

Afterward, John Ogu signed to Coimbra on 27th of July 2012 and kicked his first goal for the club in Portuguese Cup matches. He played 27 games and bagged single goal before leaving the club in 2014.

Ogu was further transferred to Hapoel Be’er Sheva agreeing to a five-year deal with the club. However, his first goal for the club came against Maccabi Netanya contributing 4-0 wins. In addition, he has also helped his team to win Israeli Premier League(2015-2017), Israel Super Cup and Toto Cup in 2016-17. Till date, the footballer has played 105 games and scored 10 goals for the club.

John Ogu International Career

In March 2013, Ogu received his first international call-up to his national team for playing  FIFA World Cup 2014 qualifying match and played his first senior match against Kenya, substituting Victor Moses. Following this, he scored his first international goal for his national team against Algeria on 10th of November 2017  at the Reliant Stadium. Since his debut game, he has played 16 international games for his national team scoring 2 goals.

John Ogu Total Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

John Ogu has earned a good amount of money from his current club and the national team. So, he is enjoying the total net worth of $1 million. Swimming up, he makes the annual salary of €431,600 with the € 8,300 of monthly wages from his present club.

Despite footballer, he is also well playing for his promoting brands and endorsements. He is the brand ambassador for Adidas.