Alexander Chuka Iwobi (born 3 May 1996) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a winger and forwards for Premier League club Everton and the Nigeria national team.
Iwobi began his career at Arsenal, making 149 appearances and scoring 15 goals, and winning the FA Cup in 2017. In August 2019, he transferred to Everton for an initial £28 million fee.
Iwobi represented England up to the under-18 level. He made his senior international debut for Nigeria in October 2015, and was part of their squads at the 2018 FIFA World Cup and 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, coming third at the latter.
Early and personal life
Iwobi was born in Lagos before moving to England at the age of four, following a brief stay in Turkey, and grew up in Newham, London. His maternal uncle is former professional footballer Jay-Jay Okocha.
Alex Iwobi’s net worth is estimated to be ₦5 billion, according to the list of richest Nigerian Footballers.