Victor Chinedu Anichebe (born 23 April 1988) is a retired Nigerian professional footballer who played as a striker.
Anichebe was born in Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria but moved to Liverpool, Merseyside, England aged one. His family originally lived in Toxteth before settling in Crosby. He is the cousin of former professional football player Iffy Onuora, Olympian Anyika Onuora and professional basketball player Chiz Onuora. He is also an Olympic silver medallist, competing for Nigeria in the 2008 Olympics.
In March 2009, Anichebe received an apology from Cheshire Police when he was confronted for looking in a jeweller’s window in Knutsford and his friend Lee Peltier of Liverpool handcuffed. Anichebe was on crutches due to injury at the time and believed that the police took action because the pair is black.
Victor Anichebe’s net worth is estimated to be ₦6 billion, according to the list of richest Nigerian Footballers.