Dominic Solanke Biography: Parents, Net Worth, Stats, Age, Siblings, Salary, Wife, Goals, Nationality

August 20, 2023 0 Posted By Lorenza Nicholas


Dominic Ayodele Solanke-Mitchell (born September 14, 1997), addressed professionally as Dominic Solanke, is a talented English professional footballer with Nigerian roots. 

Dominic Solanke currently showcases his skills as a striker for AFC Bournemouth in the prestigious Premier League.

 In addition to his contributions to his club, Dominic Solanke has proudly represented England at various stages of his career, from the youth levels to the esteemed senior team. His dedication and talent have propelled him to impact domestic and international football significantly.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Dominic Ayodele Solanke-Mitchell
Stage Name: Dominic Solanke
Born: 14 September 1997 (age 26 years old)
Place of Birth: Reading, United Kingdom
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: Brighton Hill Community College
Height: 1.87 m
Parents: Mr & Mrs. Solanke
Siblings: N/A
Spouse: Not Married
Girlfriend • Partner: Erica Raimondi
Children: N/A
Occupation: Football Player
Net Worth: £5 million

Early Life & Education

Dominic Solanke, a professional football prodigy, was born in Reading, Berkshire, on September 14, 1997. He is of mixed heritage, with a Nigerian Yoruba father, Mr. Solanke and an English mother, Mrs. Solanke

Growing up, Dominic Solanke attended Brighton Hill Community College in Basingstoke for his education. 

Unfortunately, there is no available information regarding the names of his father and mother or any details about his siblings, as this personal information has not been disclosed to the media. It’s what noting that Dominic Solanke is not related to West Brom defender Tomiwa Solanke.


Dominic Solanke embarked on his professional soccer journey at Chelsea, where he debuted in October 2014. This marked the beginning of a path that led him to Vitesse in the Eredivisie for the 2015–2016 season through a loan spell. In July 2017, he transitioned to Liverpool, tallying 27 appearances before his transfer to AFC Bournemouth in January 2019.

Dominic Solanke‘s journey extended to England’s youth teams, from under-16 to under-21 levels. He played a crucial role in the England under-17 squad’s victory in the 2014 UEFA European Under-17 Championship and the under-20 team’s triumph in the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup. His stellar performance in the latter tournament earned him the esteemed Golden Ball award, recognizing him as the standout player.

In November 2017, Dominic Solanke made his senior England debut as a substitute during a friendly against Brazil. Beyond this, he also contributed to the senior team in other matches.

On August 19, 2023, Dominic Solanke played a pivotal role in assisting Semenyo A in scoring the first goal against Liverpool. Despite their efforts, their team suffered a 3-1 defeat at Anfield against Liverpool.

Awards & Nominations

  • 2014-15 Chelsea Academy Player of the Year
  • 2014 England Men’s Youth Player of the Year
  • 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup Golden Ball
  • 2021–22 EFL Championship Team of the Season
  • PFA Team of the Year: 2021–22 Championship
  • 2022 Bournemouth Fans’ Footballer of the Year
  • 2022 EFL Championship Player of the Season (nominated)

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: Dom Solanke (@solanke) 
  • Twitter handle: Dom Solanke (@DomSolanke) 
  • Facebook: Dominic Solanke

Personal Life

Dominic Solanke, a 26-year-old football player noted for his abilities on the pitch, has discovered love in Erica Raimondi, a talented and successful freelance graphic designer. The couple made a huge commitment to each other by getting engaged on November 17, 2022, taking their romance to a new level. 

Excited to share their joyous news with the world, they took to Instagram and used their handle to post a captivating picture of their engagement. While they are relishing this exciting phase of their lives together, Dominic Solanke and Erica Raimondi still need to take steps towards expanding their family and do not currently have any children.

Net Worth

Dominic Solanke has amassed a sizable net worth of around £5 million. This tremendous fortune can be attributed to his successful professional football career. Dominic Solanke, who currently plays for AFC Bournemouth, earns an astounding £50,000 weekly, amounting to a whopping £2.6 million annually.

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