Chiedozie Ogbene

Chiedozie Ogbene

Chiedozie Ogbene
Quick Facts About Chiedozie Ogbene
Celebrated Name Chiedozie Ogbene
Age 25 years old
Nick Name Ogbene
Birth Name Chiedozie Ogbene
Birth Date 1997-05-01
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Irish
Place of Birth Lagos, Nigeria
Ethnicity Black
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Taurus
School Bunscoil Chríost Rí
Siblings a sister
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Sandra
Net Worth $500k-$1 million
Salary £90,000 per year
Height 5 ft 11 inches
Weight 78 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Current Team Rotherham United
Coach Paul Warne
Jersey Name Ogbene
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Chiedozie Ogbene, the emerging football gem of the Ireland National Team, is best known for his pace, stamina, ability to cross accurately and consistently, fine dribbling skills, and a knack for scoring goals. He does much high-speed running from defense to attack. On March 26th, 2022, he became the nation's hero after scoring an opening goal for Ireland against almighty Belgium in a friendly match. 

Who is Chiedozie Ogbene?

Chiedozie Ogbene is an Irish professional footballer. He currently plays for English League One club Rotherham United as a Winger. He began his career in Ireland with Cork City and Limerick, before transferring to Brentford in 2018. After a loan spell with Exeter City, he moved to Rotherham United in 2019.


At the international level, he represents the Republic of Ireland national team despite being born in Nigeria. He made his debut on 8 June 2021 against Hungary, becoming the first African-born player to represent the Republic of Ireland. Ogbene scored his first international goal on 9 October 2021 in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Azerbaijan. 

Where was Chiedozie Ogbene born?

Chiedozie Ogbene was born on 1st May 1997 in Lagos, the largest city in Nigeria. His name was registered as Chiedozie Ogbene at the time of his birth. He holds Irish citizenship through naturalization. He belongs to the black ethnicity and is a follower of Christianity. Taurus is his star sign. 

Ogbene was born into a middle-class family. After his birth, he spent some part of his early years in Lagos. In 2005, he moved to Ireland with his parents when he was seven years old and settle down in the Grange area of Cork. There, he attended the Bunscoil Chríost Rí, a Catholic school in Cork. 

Growing up, Ogbene developed his interest in playing football. During his early career, he played Gaelic football for Nemo Rangers, a Cork-based Gaelic Athletic Association club. 

Who is Chiedozie Ogbene dating?


Chiedozie Ogbene is currently dating a beautiful blonde whose name goes by Sandra. Ogbene frequently keeps on posting a picture with his cute girlfriend and has also referred to her as a partner-in-crime. He is assumed to have started his relationship with the mysterious girl on the 19th of January 2015 according to Ogbene's personal Instagram account.

Moreover, his girlfriend is his biggest fan and supporter. She holds Irish nationality and belongs to the white caucasian ethnicity. Very little is known about her as her social media account are difficult to trace at the moment due to her low profile. However, she seems to be present in every football venue where Ogbene plays. 

How much is Chiedozie Ogbene's net worth?

As of March 2022, the net worth of Chiedozie Ogbene is estimated to be US $500K to $1 million. His current market value is €200Thousand. In 2019, the winger signed a contract with Rotherham United that nets him a whopping salary of £80,000 annually. As of 2022, he is earning £90,000 for the 2021-22 season. Apart from his football contract and salary, he earns additional income via endorsement deals, and bonuses too.


How tall is Chiedozie Ogbene?

Luke Shaw is 5 ft 11 inches tall and his body weight is 78 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As a football player, he regularly does workouts and gym exercises to keep him fit and active. He has a short buzz-cut side-faded hairstyle that is black in color. His eyes color are also black as well.

He always does heavy exercise which includes weight lifting, push-ups, Single-leg squats, Dumbbell bench step-ups, and others. He arrives every morning at the Rotherham United FC training center for warm-ups and training. He is a simple guy with no tattoos on his body parts. 

Facts About Chiedozie Ogbene

  • #1He loves to wear gloves while playing.
  • #2His sister is suffered from Down syndrome.
  • #3Playing video games and swimming are his favorite hobbies.
  • #4He is a good badminton player.
  • #5He points his index finger to the sky after scoring the goal.
  • #6He is very humble in nature.
  • #7His father rejected Florida and chose Ireland for his job.
  • #8He loves Nigerian food items.
  • #9He is against racism.
  • #10He was very good at games and sports since childhood.