Ike Opara Biography

July 21, 2020
First published on:July 21, 2020
by Jack Ol

Facts of Ike Opara

Birth Name Ikenna Martin Opara
Famous Name Ike Opara
Net Worth $1 Million
Salary $350,000
Nationality American
Currently Married Yes
Married to Erin Opara

<pIke Opara is a Soccer Player. He is an American defender who plays in the MLS with the Minnesota United. He began his MLS career with the San Jose Earthquakes in 2010. He spent two years with the team before joining Sporting Kansas City in 2013. He played college soccer at Wake Forest from 2007 to 2009.

He was born on February 21, 1989, in North Carolina. He attended Wake Forest University from 2007 to 2009 and played soccer for Wake Forest Demon Deacons and started his professional career with Earthquakes where he was a teammate of Landon Donovan

Ike Opara Net worth and Salary

Opara has been playing in the MLS since 2010 and has already spent a decade in the league where he played for several clubs. Currently, he is signed to Minnesota United where he earns an annual base salary of $350,000 in 2020. His total earnings is $367,916 with guaranteed compensation. 

In 2019, Ike earned the same $350,000 as his base salary while Darwin Quintero was the highest-paid player of the team with $1.75 million as a base salary. Currently, he is one of the highest-paid players in the club. His net worth in 2020 is estimated to be $1 million.

The MSL defender also makes money from endorsement deals as he has penned a contract with Nike. Besides, he also involved in charity and is the ambassador of The Sanneh Foundation.

Is Ike Opara Married?

Ike Opara is already a married man. He is tied in a marital relationship with his girlfriend turned with Erin (Kautz) Opara. The couple walked down the aisle a year before on May 23, 2019.

Opara announced his marriage with Erin through Instagram post sharing a photo of them kissing and captioned: "5.23.2019 is the day that I became the luckiest man in the world. Love this woman to death #processcomplete. Don’t worry...celebration in 2020 and bachelor party ASAP (earn your place)."

Ike Opara and Erin on their wedding ceremony SOURCE: [email protected] ikennaopara

Ike and Erin's wedding ceremony was held privately in appearance of their close friends and family. dated for a couple of years before marriage and are reportedly together since their college days.

Ike has shared several photos of the couple on his Instagram. He also shared their photo of celebrating a 1-year anniversary on the same place they married. However, his wife's Instagram account is private.

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