Bukayo Saka Net Worth 2021, Biography, Parents, Salary, Brother, Nationality, Age, Weight, Height, Wiki, and Career Details

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Real Name/Full NameBukayo Ayoyinka T.M. Saka
Nick Name/Celebrated Name:Bukayo Saka or Sakinho
Birth Place:Ealing, Greater London, United Kingdom
Date Of Birth/Birthday:5 September 2001
Age/How Old:20 years old
Height/How Tall:In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight:In Kilograms – 67 Kg
In Pounds – 148 lbs
Eye Color:Dark Brown
Hair Color:Black
Parents Name:Father – Yomi Saka
Mother – Adenike Saka
Siblings:Abayomi Saka
School:Edward Betham  C of E Primary School
Greenford High School
College:N/A
Religion:Christianity
Nationality:British
Zodiac Sign:Capricon
Gender:Male
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Marital Status:Single
Girlfriend:N/A
Wife/Spouse Name:N/A
Kids/Children Name:N/A
Profession:Professional Football Player
Position:Left Winger, Left Back or Central Midfielder
Net Worth:$3 Million
Wikipedia:Wiki
Last Updated:January 2022

Bukayo Saka is a renowned English professional football player who plays for the Premier League club Arsenal and the England National Football Team. He is among the youngest players to be featured in one of the top Premier League clubs together with his National team. He gained much of his popularity through his amazing gameplay, together with being signed up by one of the most followed clubs in the world. Keep reading this article as we know more about the biography, education, parents, personal life, and the career details relating to Bukayo Saka.

Biography and Early Life

Bukayo Saka was born on 5th September, 2001 with his full name being Bukayo Ayoyinka T.M. Saka. Saka was born in Ealing, Greater London in England.  He was born to his father, known as Yomi Saka, and his mother, known as Adenike Saka. Saka’s Parents were residing in London during his birth after moving from Nigeria as economic migrants.

On the birth of Bukayo Saka, he got named ‘Bukayo,’ which is a unisex name whose meaning is ‘Add to the happiness.’ His name is mainly used in the Yoruba ethnic tribe located in Southwest Nigeria. As a result of this, his ethnicity is from Southern Nigeria.

He got much inspiration for his passion from his father, who would encourage him during his early childhood. As a matter of fact, he was noted to be always kicking the ball all around their home during his young age.

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While at the age of 3 and 4 years, he would be playing football together with his dad and his older brother, known as Yomi Saka, at their home. With this, therefore, Bukayo developed much passion for football hence contributing to his success in his professional career.

Currently, he lives together with his parents, through which they moved to Greenford.

Education

Speaking of his education, Bukayo Saka attended Edward Betham C of E Primary School for his elementary studies and later joined Greenford High School. From Greenford High School, he earned high grades in the GCSEs.

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His parents always insisted on addressing his studies. He was advantageous in being brilliant in his studies, which led him to have good performance even when he was away from school for football.

Personal Life

Bukayo Saka is a young professional football player who is still single. Currently, he has shared no details regarding his love life. Saka has put all his concentration on his career to ensure that he retains his stunning performance to scale to high heights. Once we get any updates regarding the love life of Bukayo Saka, we will keep you updated.

Is Bukayo Saka Gay?

No, Bukayo Saka is not gay. Though he is single, he has not been rumored to have any controversies with any guy or lady. He is young and currently focusing on his career. In addition to this, he comes from a family with high Christian morals, which makes him not think of being gay.

Professional Career

Bukayo Saka commenced his professional career at a very young age. Saka indicates that his father always kept him grounded through which helped him secure a successful academy trial to the Arsenal Club. His parents believed in him following his talent, and following their successful application, Bukayo Saka passed the trials.

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With this, he then commenced his career at the Arsenal’s Hale End Academy while at the age of 7 years. He continued playing with the Arsenal Academy team till he got to 17 years, through which he got a promotion by being signed with a professional contract with Arsenal. Following this, he commenced playing for the Under-23 Arsenal side.

He got featured in his professional match on 29th November 2018 in the Europa League on the match against Vorskla Poltava as a substitute. He got his first Arsenal Home debut on 13th December 2018 in the Europa League match against Qarabag. His first Premier League debut on 1st January 2019 in the match against Fulham, where he became the first player in the Premier League born in the 21st Century.

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His first professional career goal came on 19th September 2019 in the match against Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League. He commenced being a regular in Arsenal’s first team after the injuries on Kieran Tierney and Sead Kolasinac.

He got his first long-term contract signing with Arsenal on 1st July 2020 under the head coach Mikel Arteta. His first Premier League goal came on the match against Wolverhampton Wanderers. In March 2021, he made 50 Premier League appearances on 6th March 2021, becoming the 2nd youngest player in the club’s history on such a milestone. He scored in the match against Slavia Prague in the Europa League quarter-final and got named the Europa League Player of the Week.

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He has represented England National Team on different levels on the international level, which include; U-16, U-17, U-18, and the U21 levels. He got called up to the senior England National Team squad on 1st October 2020. He scored his first international goal on 2nd June 2021 in a friendly match against Austria. Furthermore, he got featured in the UEFA Euro 2020, whereby he became the UEFA’s man of the match in the match against the Czech Republic.

Awards and Achievements

Bukayo Saka has ad several achievements through his successful career. With this, he has received several awards following his amazing performance. Some of the awards he has received include;

  1. London Young Player of the year by the London Football Awards in 2021
  2. Player of the match where he was named the star of the match in the Euro’s 2020 on the match against the Czech Republic.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Bukayo Saka in 2022

Bukayo Saka has an estimated net worth of $3 Million. This comes from his amazing career, which has been a success at a very young age. In Arsenal, Bukayo Saka earns a salary of £33,000 per week and £1,716,000 annually. He owns a house which he bought in Leafy Hertfordshire in 2019, which cost him £2.3 million

Bukayo Saka Social Media Platforms

Bukayo Saka is active on social media, and you can reach him on the following handles;

  1. Bukayo Saka Instagram Account
  2. Bukayo Saka Facebook Account
  3. Bukayo Saka Twitter Account

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  1. Saka is a left-footed winger
  2. He is adaptive and can play in different positions, including Left Back, Central Midfielder, or a Left Winger
  3. Bukayo Saka opted to play for England over Nigeria, considering that his family has been in England all the time since he was born despite having Nigerian roots.

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Bukayo Saka has been a dedicated professional footballer who has seen much success at a young age. He is expected to keep shining following his hard work, which saw him promoted from the Arsenal Academy to the senior team for the club. Additionally, he has proved to be consistent in the first 11 squad due to his amazing gameplay. He is a great inspiration who holds his success from his parents’ sacrifices to ensure that he succeeded.

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