Oghenekaro Etebo's house and cars, club, salary, age, Instagram, net worth

Oghenekaro Etebo's house and cars, club, salary, age, Instagram, net worth

Helix Odhiambo
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:10 PM

Oghenekaro Etebo is a Nigerian central midfielder who pays for Stoke City in the English Football League Championship. He began his journey in the streets before fulfilling his dream of becoming a professional player. You probably want to know about Oghenekaro Etebo's house and cars, including his inspiring career journey. Scroll down to learn more.

Oghenekaro Etebo's age
Nigeria's midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo controls the ball during a training session at Essentuki Arena, southern Russia, on 19 June 2018, during the Russia 2018 World Cup. Photo: Pius Utomi Ekpei
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Etebo is often considered among the best box-to-box midfielders from Africa. He has played for several European clubs and is also a key member of the Nigeria national football team. Read more on Oghenekaro Etebo's age, height, family, and bio below.

Oghenekaro Etebo's profile

Full name

Oghenekaro Peter Etebo

Date of birth

9 November 1995


Warri, Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria




26 (as of August 2022)


1.74 m


Ebhota Bethel


Wealth, Elo




Central midfielder



Player agent

DW Sports Management

Current teams

Stoke City, Nigeria national football team

Weekly Salary


Net worth

$3 million-$4 million

Market value

$2 million

Social media

Instagram, Facebook, Twitter

Which state is Etebo from in Nigeria?

The versatile midfielder was born and raised in Warri, Delta State. He lost his father, Chief Augustine Etebo, in July 2020 after battling illness. Meanwhile, Etebo developed a passion for football at a young age and would play with friends along the streets.

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Is Peter Etebo married?

In December 2018, the Nigerian midfielder tied the knot with the love of his wife, Ebhota Bethel, in a traditional wedding in Warri, Delta State. The private ceremony was attended by Etebo's immediate family members and friends from Bethel's family.

The lovely couple is blessed with three children, a boy named Wealth and a girl called Elo. Their third-born is also a girl.

Oghenekaro Etebo's house and cars

Etebo has spent some of his earnings getting a good house for his family and driving luxurious cars. Although he has lived in several rental homes while in Europe, he has reportedly built a house in his hometown. Besides, the midfielder has also been spotted with G-Wagon and Mercedes Benz cars, among others.

Oghenekaro's football career

Which state is Etebo from in Nigeria?
Oghenekaro Etebo of Feirense with Vitoria de Setubal's forward Joao Amaral in action during the Primeira Liga match at Estadio do Bonfim on 11 March 2017 in Setubal, Portugal. Photo: Gualter Fatia
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The Warri-native is often compared to Frank Lampard and Michael Essien because of their similar attacking styles and goalscoring abilities. His football journey began at the Lord Honour FC academy in Warri, Delta State.

Warri Wolves (Nigeria)

Etebo later joined Warri Wolves' junior team in 2012. He made his senior debut for the team in the Nigeria Professional Football League team on 14 April 2013. In his debut season, he scored the fastest hat trick in the league within 25 minutes against the Wikki Tourists. Despite being a midfielder, Oghenekaro finished the season with 17 goals, the second-best tally by a debutant after Ahmed Musa.

His excellent debut season attracted many clubs, but he ended up staying with the Wolves. He won the Delta State FA Cup with the team in 2015 and CAF's most promising talent of the year award in 2015.

CD Feirense (Portugal)

Etebo signed with the Portuguese side in 2016 and made his debut against Oliveirense in April 2016. He scored his first goal for the team against Academia Viseu.

La Palmas (Spain)

On 31 January 2018, the player completed his loan move to La Liga side La Palmas. He spent six months in Spain before switching to England.

Stoke City (England)

The Nigerian joined Stoke City in June 2018 after penning a five-year deal worth about $7.2 million. He helped Stoke avoid relegation from the EFL Championship after finishing 16th in the league.

Getafe, Galatasaray, Watford (loan)

Oghenekaro Etebo's stats
The Nigerian midfielder has played for several teams in top European leagues. Photo: Ahmad Mora, Alex Morton, Cristian Trujillo (modified by author)
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Oghenekaro was sent on loan to Getafe in January 2020 for six months before moving to Galatasaray on a season-long deal. He also spent the 2021-22 season on loan at Watford before returning to Stoke.

The midfielder has struggled to get minutes in the 2022-23 season under Michael O'Neil. However, the manager's recent sacking could be a relief to the Nigerian star.

Oghenekaro Etebo's stats

Oghenekaro Etebo's club stats speak volumes of his talent and abilities. He has made around 168 appearances and scored 12 goals and seven assists as a central midfielder.





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International career

Etebo won the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in 2015 with Nigeria and finished as the tournament's top scorer with five goals. He earned his senior team debut on 27 July 2013 and helped the Super Eagles qualify for the 2016 Olympics. The midfielder scored four goals against Japan in the opening round and helped the team win the bronze medal.

How much does Etebo earn per week?
Lionel Messi of Argentina is tackled by Oghenekaro Etebo of Nigeria during their 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group D match at Saint Petersburg Stadium on 26 June 2018. Photo: Richard Heathcote
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Oghenekaro also played in the 2018 World Cup in Russia, where Nigeria lost to Argentina and Croatia in their group stage games but defeated Iceland.

Playing style

The Nigerian star operates as a central midfielder, preferably as a box-to-box player. However, his versatility has also seen him deployed as a right back, attacking midfielder, winger, and false nine. He is physically strong, has good creativity, and has an eye for a pass and goal.

How much does Etebo earn per week?

Oghenekaro Etebo's salary at Stoke City is around $34,000 per week and 1.8 million annually. His income has increased over the years, therefore, improving his lifestyle. Meanwhile, the player's contract with Stoke expires on 30 June 2023.

Oghenekaro Etebo's net worth

The Super Eagles star has accumulated massive wealth worth millions through his football career earnings. His net worth ranges from $3 million to $4 million, making him one of his generation's wealthiest home-grown Nigerian footballers.

Social media

Etebo is also on social media, where he interacts with his fans. Oghenekaro Etebo's Instagram account has 423k followers as of August 2022, while his Twitter account has 69.2k followers. However, his Facebook account is not verified, but he has 27k followers.

Oghenekaro Etebo's house and cars are the fruits of his career success. But, interestingly, a journey that began on the streets to Europe's elite leagues has inspired many young Africans languishing with doubts, regrets and fears.

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Helix Odhiambo is an award-winning Kenyan journalist and content creator with over 6 years of experience. In 2016, he won the Goal Blaze Correspondent Award for young writers.