5. Emmanuel Emenike
- Net Worth: $18 Million
- State Of Origin: Imo State
Emmanuel Emenike is one of the prolific footballers of Nigerian descent. Currently, he plays as a striker for the Nigeria national team as well as Turkey-based Fenerbahce. Undoubtedly, Emenike was instrumental to the Nigerian squad that won the AFCON competition in 2013. As a prolific striker, Emenike is acclaimed for his physique and the ability to threaten defenders while on the ball.
Emmanuel Emenike once happened to be a victim of racial discrimination when some people at his club side identified him as a monkey. Despite how ridiculous this was, Emenike gave a shocking and funny response implying that next time, they shouldn’t hesitate to identify him as a rich monkey. Fortunately, Emenike’s success at the club level has earned him massive wealth, making him one of the richest Nigerian footballers. His current net worth is valued at $18 million and sources have claimed that he is fond of appearing at grandiose parties alongside musicians and other Nigerian dignitaries.
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