Mikel Obi cars and houses: Mike Obi is a prominent Nigeria footballer who currently plays for Kuwait SC in the Kuwait Premier league. Mikel is one of Africa’s most successful payer in recent times. In this article, we will be bringing to you how he spend his fortunes including Mikel Obi cars and houses. Read on to find out.
Who is Mikel Obi?
Globally known as Mikel Obi, John Micheal Nchekwube Obinna was born to Michael Obinna (who runs a transport company in plateau state) on 22 April 1987 in Jos. Obi is the short form his surname “Obinna” while Mikel was used while he was preparing for the FIFA U-17 world champions in 2003. During this time his birth name Michael was inadvertently submitted by the NFA (Nigerian Football Association) as “Mikel” and this he had to stick to through out his career.
Mikel Obi began his football career in his home town of Plateau where he featured for Plateau United before his eye catching performances saw him attract the attention of some foreign clubs like Lyn of Norway which acquired his services at the age of 17. Two years after signing for the Norwegian club, he made a controversial move to Chelsea despite Manchester United claiming that they had acquired the prolific midfielder.
Chelsea FC were made to pay a certain fine for breaching the FA rule concerning transfer. After joining Chelsea FC in 2006,MIKEL Obi went on to win several trophies with the club including one champions league trophy, FA cup, English Premier League title among other domestic titles. He was deployed to defensive midfield by the then coach Jose Mourinho . He spent 11 years at the club winning everything winable with the club before sealing a move to Chinese club Tianjin TEDA in 2017.
Mikel had a short stint at the Chinese club before moving to Middlesbrough as a free agent in 2019 before moving to Trabzonspor and then back to England to play for Stoke City in the lower division of the Premier League. He finally sealed a move to Kuwait SC in 2021 where he is yet to make his debut for the club.
Mikel Obi has also represented Nigeria at the international level beginning with the U-20 team where he finished as the second best player with the silver ball behind Lionel Messi as the Nigerian team finished second. Since then, the versatile midfield maestro has made a total of 91 appearances for Nigeria helping them to win the 2013 African cup of nations and other international trophies.
Mikel had signed endorsement deals including the N800 million endorsement deal with Amstel Malta alongside Nollywood star Genevieve Nnaji.
He was also the brand ambassador of Peak milk company with a deal worth N20 million.
Mikel Obi net worth is estimated at $50 million making him o0ne of the wealthiest in Nigeria. But how does he spend this money, here we bring to you a collection of Mikel Obi cars and houses
Mikel Obi Cars
You can only imagine that being someone of such caliber, it is only natural to want to acquire luxury assets to measure up with your standard, this is true in the case of Mikel Obi who has influx of luxury cars in his possession. We bring you a list of Mikel Obi’s exotic cars.
Mercedes Benz G Wagon (G550 4Matic)
Mercedes Benz G Wagon is one of the exotic cars in Mikel Obi’s possession which is valued at $130,000.
- All-wheel drive standard
- Five-seat, mid-size luxury SUV
- Three electronic locking differentials
- Twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 engine
- Performance-oriented AMG G 63 available
- V-8 power and rumble
- Backseat space
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Range Rover Sport ($119,900)
Another luxury ride owned by the world class midfielder Mikel Obi, is the Range River Sport which is valued at $119,900. Some of the amazing features of this exotic ride will appall you;
- Terrific off-road ability
- Lane departure warning
- Powerful engines
- Forward collision warning
- Automatic emergency braking
- State of the art interiors
- Lane keep assist
- Front and rear parking sensors
- Rearview camera
- High-speed automatic emergency braking
- Adaptive cruise control
- Parallel and perpendicular park assist
- Traffic sign recognition
- Driver drowsiness monitoring
Bentley Continental GT ($180,000)
The Bentley Continental GT which is valued at $180,000 is one ride that can leave you salivating especially considering its awe-inspiring features. This is one of the very expensive Mikel Obi cars. Let me fill you in on its various features.
- V8 Cylinders
- 8-Speed automated manual transmission
- Gaseous engine
- All wheel drive
- Combined MPG 19
- 3years warranty
- Double Front Headrests
- Dual rear headrest
- Auto delay off headlamps
- Led headlamp
- Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
- Child Seat Anchors
- Dual Front Side-Mounted Airbags
Mercedes Benz E-class ($75,000)
Another sleek exotic ride parked among Mikel Obi’s fleet of exotic cars is 5he Mercedes-Benz E-class which cost $75,000. These are some of the features of the expensive car;
- Turbo-charged engine with 2.0 litre four cylinder compartment with 255 horsepower and 273 pound feet of torque.
- Rear wheel drive
- All-wheel drive
- Nine-speed automated
- Twin turbo 4.0 litre V8 with 603 horsepower and 627 pound feet of torque
Mikel Obi’s Houses
Mikel Obi owns several jaw dropping mansions in London and in Nigeria. He bought a mansion in United Kingdom with a whooping some of $265,000. He also owns other mansions in Lagos, Abuja, and Jos which are very expensive.
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