Memphis Depay

by John Max 12 Dec,2017
Memphis Depay

Memphis Depay is a Dutch professional football player who currently plays as a winger for the French professional club Lyon and the Netherlands national team. The 26 years old has also played for clubs like PSV Eindhoven, Manchester United, and Lyon. 

Depay established himself as a quality player through his performances at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. As of 2020, he is receiving an annual salary of $4.6 million and his net worth is estimated to be $5 million

Previously in a Relationship with Lori Harvey

Memphis Depay is not married yet and is probably single at current. He was previously engaged to his stunning girlfriend Lori Harvey. His ex-fiance, Lori Harvey is the stepdaughter of American comedian Steve Harvey.

Memphis Depay and his former fiance Lori Harvey SOURCE: Daily Star

The couple announced their engagement during their vacation in California after Depay proposed his girlfriend stepping down onto one knee. The couple both posted the image on their Instagram. Depay shared the photo of him proposing her with the caption

"She said Yess"

while Lori captioned

"I'm so blessed, I get to marry my best friend, I SAID YES!!!!!!!!!

The couple called off their relationship in 2018. No formal announcement about the separation came from the couple. Lori was last spotted with the ring in January 2018.

His former girlfriend Lori is reported to be dating R&B singer Trey Songz. They were recently spotted hanging out in Beverly Hills. As per some source, they were spotted cuddling, kissing and nesting on each other at the popular hot spot The Phoenix in Los Angeles.

Depay's former girlfriend's boyfriend SOURCE: Bet.com

However, Lori Harvey is not only the love of his life. Previously, Depay was in a relationship with a girl named Khalisa El Har. He still has a tattoo of her face on his left thigh.

Furthermore, he is godfather to an adorable baby boy named Thiago Arias, who is a son of Colombian footballer, Santiago Arias and his wife Karim Jimenez

Net Worth over $5 million

The main source of Depay's income is from football. He has an estimated net worth of $5 million in 2020, including all of his assets and incomes. Presently, he is receiving an annual salary of $4.6 million from his club.

While at Manchester, he used to earn $93,000 a week and has a salary of around $131,872. His current market value is recorded to be $57 million.

As per his last contract with Lyon, he penned in January 2017, he was assured of earning a whopping salary of $2.53 million which equivalents to €2.3 Million Euro and 2.062 Million Pound per year. 

CAPTION: Memphis Depay is endorsed by UnderArmour SOURCE: Instagram @memphisdepay, posted on NOVEMBER 14, 2019

Apart from his football career, he earns much from endorsement deals. In February 2015, he signed an endorsement deal with Under Armour. Previously, he had the deal with Adidas but now with Under Armour and Phillips. 

Moreover, he owns an apartment in Eindhoven, Netherland. He has Mercedes CL 63 AMG cost $183,000 and Chevrolet Corvette Z06 - worth $80,395.

Before Fame

Memphis Depay was born on 13 February 1994, to a Ghanaian father, Dennis Depay and a Dutch mother Cora Schensema. He was born and raised in Moordrecht, Netherlands.

Talking about his nationality, he is a Dutch citizen. He began playing football at the age of 9 joining the youth academy of VV Moordrecht in 2000.

Professional Life

Club Career

PSV Eindhoven

Memphis Depay began his professional footballing career since 2011, after being promoted to the first team from the youth system of PSV Eindhoven. He made his professional football debut on 21 September 2011 in a KNVB Cup second round against VVSB. His first goal for the club came on 18 March 2013. He played for the club for four successive seasons making a total of 90 appearances with 39 goals scored.

Manchester United

He then made his way to the Premier League club Manchester United on 12 June 2015, signing to a four-year contract with the option to extend for a further year. His Manchester United debut came on 17 July 2015, in a pre-season friendly against Club América. He scored his first goal for the club on 20 July 2015, in a match against San Jose Earthquakes.

Depay made his premier league debut on 8 August 2015, in their season-opening game against Tottenham. He formed a great combination with Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial. His two seasons with the club ended up with a total of 33 appearances and 2 goals.

Lyon

He further made his move to France, joining the League 1 club Olympique Lyonnais on 20 January 2017, signing to a four-year contract. He made his competitive debut for the club on 22 January 2017, against Olympique de Marseille. His first goal for the club came on 12 March 2017 in a game against Toulouse. He has so far scored 29 goals in 69 appearances as of December 2018.

International Career

Memphis Depay has represented his national side Netherlands in both junior and senior levels at several tournaments. His senior international debut came on 15 October 2013, in their 2–0 away win against Turkey. He scored a goal at the 2014 FIFA World Cup which made him the youngest Dutchman to score a goal at the World Cup. He has won over 51 caps for his national team scoring 19 goals, as of Feb 2020. 

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