Olarenwaju Kayode

by John Max 23 Feb,2018
Olarenwaju Kayode
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 9 Inch
Weight in KG 65 kg kg
Personal Info
  • Father Unknown
  • Mother Unknown
  • Birth Name Olarenwaju Ayobami Kayode
  • Net Worth Above $ 7 million
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Salary 1K Euro weekly
  • Married to Ezinne Dora Kayode
  • Birth Country Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Famous Name Olarenwaju Kayode
  • Children 3 sons
  • Divorce No
  • Nationality Nigerian
  • Affair with Unknown
  • Ethnicity African
  • Girlfriend Unknown
  • Boyfriend No
  • Religion Unknown
  • Currently Club Girona FC as loan from Manchester City
  • Tatto(s) Unknown

Olarenwaju Kayode is a professional football player who plays as a forward for Nigerian National Football Team and Ukrainian Premier League side FC Shakhtar Donetsk. Voted the most valuable player of  Austrian Bundesliga in 2017 playing for FK Austria Wien, Kayode has played for Nigerian National team in their U-17  in the  2009 U-17 FIFA World Cup and the senior team from 2017.


Kayode is a married man and blessed with three children together with his spouse. Furthermore, the hunk has an estimated net worth of $7 million in 2019.

Olarenwaju Kayode’s Net worth and Salary

As of 2019, Olarenwaju Kayode has an estimated net worth over $7 million. Currently, signed to FC Shakhtar Donetsk, his weekly salary is reported €1000. 

While playing for Gioana FC, his annual salary amounts around $5 million as his weekly wage is estimated to be $100,000.

His current market value is around £2.25 million.

[ CAPTION: Olarenwaju Kayode's lifestyle ][ SOURCE: Linda Ikeji's Blog ]

He is seen clearly enjoying a happy and extravagant lifestyle.

Olanrewaju Kayode’s Married, Wife, and Personal Life

Olarenwaju Kayode, also known as Larry the King to his fans and supporter, is happily married to his wife, Ezinne Dora Kayode.

[ CAPTION: Olarenwaju Kayode with his wife, Ezinne Dora Kayode ][ SOURCE: AdeLove.com ]

Together the pair has three sons and the youngest of the three was born during July 2017.

[ CAPTION: Olarenwaju Ayobami Kayode with his children ][ SOURCE: Nairaland Forum ]

He lives with his wife in Vienna, Austria.

Olarenwaju Kayode’s Bio and Early Career

Olarenwaju Kayode, a Nigerian nationality with African ethnic background, was born to Nigerian parents on 8 May 1993 on Ibadan, Nigeria.

He started his football journey from Nigerian youth club, Marvellous FC.

Olarenwaju Kayode’s Professional Career

The Nigerian international striker began to play professional football with a Ghanaian football club, Red Bull Ghana and joined Ivorian Coast football club, ASEC Mimosas in 2010.

With Mimosas, he was the part of the team that went on to win Ivory Coast Ligue 1 title in 2010.

He was transferred to various football clubs as a loanee from ASEC Mimosas such as Swiss Club, FC Luzern on 2012, Nigerian football club, Heartland FC  for 2013 season and Israeli club, Maccabi Netanya in 2013/14 season.

He was signed to a one-year contract deal with the main team of Maccabi Netanya on 10 October 2013.

With the club, he appeared in 31 matches and scored 13 goals and won Israeli second-tier league title, Liga Leumit in 2013/14 season.

After his successful spell at the Israeli team, he signed a four-year contract deal with Austrian Bundesliga club, FK Austria Wien in 2015 and made his debut as well as scored his first goal for the Austrian club against SC Rheindorf Altach on 2 August 2015.

He had a memorable and successful time with the club, as he was the top goal scorer in Austrian Football Bundesliga for 2017 season.

His outstanding performances caught the attention of English Premier League club,  Manchester City FC with whom he signed a four-year deal on August 2017 and was loaned to Spanish La Liga club, Gioana FC for rest of 2017.

He made his debut for Spanish side against Atletico Madrid on  19 August 2017.

Olarenwaju Kayode’s International Career

Kayode played for Nigeria in the FIFA World Cup Under -17 tournament in 2009 and made his senior debut for the senior national football team of Nigeria against Senegal on 23 March 2017.

He along with  Ahmed MusaVictor Moses, and Ola Aina are some of the major footballers to be listed in the probable squad list of Nigeria in the 2018  FIFA World Cup.


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