Kanu Nwankwo, better known by his stage name “Papilio,” was a forward for a time in professional football in Nigeria.
The biography of Kanu Nwankwo
So, who exactly is Kanu Nwankwo? Susan and Mr. Kanu Iheme raised the veteran footballer in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. He tragically lost both his father and mother in 2016 and 2007 respectively.
Age of Kanu Nwankwo
How old is Nwankwo? The native of Owerri was born on August 1, 1976, making him 45 years old in April 2022. Leo is his zodiac sign.
Kanu Nwankwo’s height
He remains at 6 feet and 6 inches (193cm) and weighs 80 kg.
Amara, Kanu Nwankwo’s wife
Ensured that her husband completed his education after their marriage. She went on to earn her first architecture degree. Additionally, prior to the birth of her daughter, she received a diploma. She recently earned her MBA.
Kanu and Amarachi’s Children
Following her marriage, she gave birth promptly. They are currently honored with three youngsters; Iyang Onyekachi Kanu, Sean Chukwudi Kanu, and Pinky Amarachi Kanu are the two boys and a girl.
Kanu’s Net Worth
Clearly, Kanu would have been one of the most successful Nigerian footballers in the Super Eagles’ history if he had played during a time when football was more about money than it was about entertainment.
However, he has been able to manage his finances and has participated in a number of investments to keep the money coming in.
It is currently believed that the retired Nigerian footballer has a total net worth of $9 million.
However, given that he recently invested more than 2 billion in real estate, it is anticipated that his total net worth will rise.
Kanu Nwankwo Car
Kanu owns an Audi, a Mercedes-Benz, and a Ferrari, all of which cost a lot of money.
During Kanu Nwankwo’s time with Arsenal
The top African goal scorer in the EPL scored 44 goals and contributed 29 assists in 196 games. He is on lists of the greatest Gunners of all time because of his glorious Premier League career.
Where is Kanu Nwankwo now?
Despite the fact that Kanu retired a few years ago, he continues to actively shape the Nigerian and African football landscape through the football academy and team. Through the Kanu Heart Foundation, the Nigerian philanthropist is also very involved in saving the lives of children born with congenital heart defects.