Joseph Yobo biography: Age, Wife, Wiki, Investment & Net Worth


Here is the biography of Joseph Yobo, the former Super Eagles captain and Everton defender.

Joseph Yobo is one of the most successful players in Nigeria with several honours to his name.

Joseph Yobo Biography

Joseph Micheal Yobo, born September 6, 1980 better known as Joseph Yobo, is a former Nigerian footballer who played as a center back for Everton and the Super Eagles.

He was born and raised in Kono, Rivers State Nigeria where he hails from and he had his early education.

Yobo retired in June 2014 and was later appointed as the assistant caouch of the Nigeria football federation.

Early Life and Education

Joseph Yobo was born in Kono, Rivers State Nigeria, he left the shores of Nigeria to join Standard Liege in 1998.

Due to his passion for football, he enrolled in the Michelin-Harcourt at age of 16 in 1996 before he later joined Standard Liege.


In 2000, he made his first team appearance which caught the attention of Marseille who signed him in 2001.

The ex-nigerian footballer has represented the super eagles 3 times at the FIFA World Cup and six Africa Cup of Nations.

He joined Everton and became one of the most consistent player in the team and was one of the seven players in the entire league who appears in every match through out the 2006 – 2007 Season.

He became an assistant coach after his retirement from international football.

He hold the highest record of appearance in Nigerian football.

Joseph Yobo Net Worth

The celebrated Nigerian footballer Joseph Micheal Yobo has an estimated net worth of $89 million.

Personal Life

Joseph Micheal Yobo was born in to the family of 8 (eight) siblings when are Michael Albert Yobo, Gideon Michael Yobo etc.

Joseph Micheal Yobo was born in to the family of 8 (eight) siblings when are Michael Albert Yobo, Gideon Michael Yobo etc.

He got married to Queen Adaeze Igwe, who won the most beautiful girl in 2008, he met her while coming back to Nigeria where he spent a short time.

Social Media

Instagram: @josephyobo1

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