Joseph Yobo Biography, Net Worth, Wife, State Of Origin, Age, Family, Profile, House, Mansion, Investment, Wikipedia

Joseph Yobo Biography: Net Worth, Wife, State Of Origin, Age, Family, Profile, House, Mansion, Investment, Wiki

June 18, 2021 0 Posted By Blessing Buchi


Joseph Micheal Yobo (born 6 September 1980) is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a center-back.

He apparently retired in June 2014 and he was later appointed in the year 2020 as an assistant coach of the Nigeria Football Federation.

He holds the highest record of appearances for Nigeria. He was born to Mr. Williams and Mrs. Comfort Yobo in Kono, Rivers State.

He was kidnapped and released after 12 days when the ransom was paid.

Joseph Yobo
Joseph Yobo: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Joseph Micheal Yobo
Stage Name: Joseph Yobo
Born: 6 September 1980 (age 43 years old)
Place of Birth: Kono
State Of Origin: Rivers State
Nationality: Nigerian
Girlfriend • Wife: Adaeze Yobo (m. 2010)
Parents: Williams Yobo and Comfort Yobo
Siblings: Micheal Albert Yobo, Nnorum Yobo and Gideon Micheal Yobo
Occupation: Footballer
Net Worth: $35 Million

Early Life

Joseph Yobo was born and brought up in Kono, Rivers State in Nigeria on the 6th of September, 1980. He left the shores of Nigeria to join Standard Liege in the year 1998.

He apparently made his first team in the year 2000, and he appeared 46 times. He was later bought by Marseille in the year 2001. While completing his primary and secondary education, he noticed his love and the great skills he has in Football.

He then enrolled in Michelin-Harcourt at the age of 16 in the year 1996 and later joined the Standard Liege club in the year 1997.


Joseph Yobo apparently left school to enroll in football at the age of 16. He then pursues his football career fully.


Joseph Yobo is an ex-Nigeria footballer who has represented the Super eagles three times at the FIFA World Cups and six Africa Cup of Nations. He apparently started his career at the age of 16, when he saw his love for football.

He was appointed as an assistant coach after his retirement. He joined Standard Liege in the year 1998 after leaving Nigeria in the year 1998 after which he appeared 46 times.

Joseph Yobo became one of the most consistent players in the whole Everton squad and was one of the seven players in the entire team league to play every minute of every game throughout the 2006-2007 season. He then retired in the year 2014.

Social Media

Joseph Yobo is one of the most followed public figures with active social media fans. He has over 142k followers on Instagram.

Instagram handle – @Josephyobo1

Personal Life

Joseph Yobo was born into a family of 8 siblings. Some of his siblings are Micheal Albert Yobo, Nnorum Yobo, and Gideon Micheal Yobo.

He is married to an ex-beauty named queen, Adaeze Igwe, who won the Most Beautiful Girl in the year 2008.

He met her while he came to Nigeria to spend a short time. His elder brother was also recognized as a Footballer.

Net Worth

The renowned and celebrated Nigerian footballer, Joseph Yobo has accumulated an estimated net worth of $35 million.

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