Makana Baku

Charleen 10 Aug,2022

Facts of Makana Baku

Full Name
Makana Nsimba Baku
Birth Name
Makana Nsimba Baku
Famous Name
Makana Baku
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Left winger

Squad No : 28 Market Value : €700Th. Position in Team : Left winger

Football Player

Squad No
Market Value
Position in Team
Left winger

Career & Net worth

Football Player

Makana Baku is a professional German footballer who plays as a left winger for Ekstraklasa club Legia Warsaw. Apart from playing as a left winger, he has also played as a right winger and center-forward. Since joining the club on July 2, 2022, he has been playing actively for Legia Warsaw, and his contract with the current team expires on June 30, 2025.

Furthermore, Baku comes from an athletic family background as his twin brother Ridle Baku is a professional football player who plays for Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg and the Germany national team. Not to mention, Baku is one of the most prominent players on his team, and he has helped his squad to win various titles too. In addition to that, Baku has also played for multiple teams in the past.

Makana Baku Salary and Net Worth

Makana Baku earns a decent amount of money from being a football player. In German, a football player has an average salary of $40,316.25 per year and $19.41 per hour. It is also reported that the pay may fall between $29,229.51 to $48298.98. So, Baku may earn around the same range, but his basic wage details are missing from the web.

According to Transfermrkt, Baku's market value is €700Th while his highest value was €1.00m on October 12, 2021. As we know, he previously played for multiple teams and had a fair deal with them. While moving from Sonnenhof-Gr to Holstein Kiel, his market value was €400Th, and his transfer rate was €300Th.

MakanaMakana Baku after signing a deal with his team SOURCE: Facebook @makanabaku.10

When Baku joined Warta Poznan, his market value was €600Th. In this way, Baku has amassed a decent fortune from his football career. Apart from that, Baku is associated with EMG Mundial and may profit more from sponsorship and endorsement deals. 

Personal Life: Does Baku Have A Wife or A Girlfriend?

The young player appears to be focused on his career at the moment as there are no details about him being involved in any romantic affairs. So, Baku does not have a wife or a girlfriend. None of Baku's social media posts hints about having a partner. So, it is believed that Baku has never dated anyone in the past as none of the verified sources have shared the news.

MakanaMakana Baku is busy with his football career SOURCE: Twitter @sbemanagement

In the same way, Baku is also a private person like many other athletes. So, rather than sharing everything with the tabloids, he prefers keeping it a secret. From this, it becomes clear that Baku is highly aware of his privacy and does want to expose information as he does not wants to get involved in unwanted controversies.

However, Baku may provide some news in the future as his fans and well-wishers have been eager to know about it for a long time.

His Age and Height

Makana Baku was born Makana Nsimba Baku on April 8, 1998 in Mainz, Germany making his age 24 years as of 2022. His parents of Congolese descent raised Baku alongside his twin brother Ridle Baku. His father, Lutumba, was also engaged in the sport as he played with Jurgen Klopp at Mainz in the 1990s.

Apart from that, Baku holds German nationality and stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.72 m). Regarding his brother, Ridle has been playing for the team of Bundesliga side VfL Wolfsburg since 2020 and has already made over 65 appearances. Similarly, they have another brother named Kokolo Baku, who plays as a center-forward for SV 07 Bischofsheim.

Take A Look At His Career

Starting with his early days, Baku played for Mainz 05 from 2007 to 2015. After that, he played for SV Gonsenheim. After spending the 2015-16 season at SV Gonsenheim, Baku moved to SG Sonnenhof Großaspach. Representing the team from 2017 to 2019, he appeared in 66 games and scored five goals. 

Likewise, Baku got a chance to play for another team, and in June 2019, it was revealed that he would join 2. Bundesliga side Holstein Kiel with a three-year contract. With the respective team, Baku made 20 appearances and scored four goals. For the 2021 season, Baku was loaned to Warta Poznan, with whom he made 13 appearances scoring six goals.

MakanaMakana Baku in his early day
SOURCE: Facebook @makanabaku.10

 Similarly, Baku got an opportunity to play for Goztepe and played in 20 games, has two goals. Finally, on July 2, 2022, he joined Ekstraklasa club Legia Warsaw. Apart from playing for the club, Baku has also represented the national team. In 2018, he made two appearances for the German U20 team; the following year, he played in three games representing the U21 squad. 

Is Baku Active On Social Media?

Baku can be found on all social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Since January 2020, he has been using Twitter. Likewise, Baku is registered on Instagram under the username @makaqna and has amassed over 44.5k followers at the time of this writing.

MakanaMakana Baku has also played for the German team SOURCE: Facebook @makanabaku.10

Besides that, Baku appears to be more active on Facebook, and his accounts on Facebook & IG are verified. Baku made just made a few posts on IG. So, we can follow him on Facebook and Twitter to get more updates about his professional life. 

Some Facts About Makana Baku

  • Makana Nsimba Baku is his full name.
  • His siblings are Ridle Baku and Kokolo Baku, both of whom are football players.
  • His father, Lutumba, also has a football background.
  • Baku holds German nationality and belongs to Congolese ethnic background.
  • Baku wears jersey number 28 and peaks at 5 feet 8 inches.
  • His main position is a left winger.

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