Daniel Amartey bio: wife, family, salary, net worth and quick facts

Daniel Amartey bio: wife, family, salary, net worth and quick facts

Who is Daniel Amartey? He is a well-reputed international footballer from Ghana. He is a young and talented player who rose to stardom in 2010, after participating in a match between Svenska Cupen and Umea FC. Daniel plays as a midfielder for Leicester City and a defender for the Ghana National Football team.

Daniel Amartey
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The footballer is currently playing for Leicester City, he joined the team on January 2016, on a four years and a half contract. His international debut came when he participated in a match for the Ghana National team U-20 teams against Nigeria. Winning this match qualified him for the 2013 FIFA World Cup. He has been in many international teams, and it is bravo for him.

Daniel Amartey player profile summary

  • Birth name: Daniel Amartey
  • Date of birth: December 21, 1994
  • Place of birth: Accra, Ghana
  • Daniel Amartey age: 25 years
  • Height: 6 feet (183 cm)
  • Weight: 74 kgs (164 lbs)
  • Nationality: Ghanaian
  • Profession: International footballer

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Early life

Amartey was born on December 21, 1994, in Accra, Ghana. Daniel Amartey family is of Ghanaian nationality, but he has not disclosed much about them.


At the age of 16, he was appointed by Magnus Pehrsson, who was on a scouting trip in Africa in preparation of being the manager to be part of Djurgardens IF. Magnus secured transfer rights to Europe for Daniel until he turned 18 years.

When Ghana’s under-20 team won against Nigeria in 2012, Amartey increased his popularity and qualified for more national games. The young footballer had a good season with the Djurgardens IF in 2013.

Daniel Amartey bio
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The Expressen magazine ranked him the 10th best player in the league while Aftonbladet ranked him in the 18th position. In 2014, he appeared in some advertisements after moving to F.C. Copenhagen for a fee of 2.5 million euros. He also played at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations for Ghana, where the Black Stars took the runners-up position.

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In 2016, he joined the English Premier League playing for Leicester City on a four and a half year contract. Furthermore, his significant contribution at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations helped Ghana take the fourth position in the tournament.

What is Daniel Amartey net worth?

The celebrated footballer has garnered a lot of wealth at a very young age from his football career. His gross net worth is approximately 8 million dollars.

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He owns a huge lavish mansion in Accra with an expensive garage, which has an estimated value of GHC 1.2 million. Some of Daniel Amartey cars are Bentley, Lamborghini, Benz, and Range Rover.

Who is Daniel Amartey wife?

The footballer is married to a beautiful Ghanaian lady called Naa Shika. The couple has spent more than six years together. However, the celebrity has not disclosed much about their marriage because both of them like it private.

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Daniel Amartey injury

The talented player has suffered from several injuries since he rose to stardom. In April 2013, he had a cheekbone fracture, which forced him to miss two games. In the same month, he got a leg injury that put him out of the field thus missing two games.

Daniel Amartey quick facts
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In May 2018, he also suffered from a hamstring injury that lasted for 119 days, making him miss 11 games. In addition, from November 2018 to June 2019, he was healing from an ankle injury that forced him to miss 31 games of that season.

Despite all these injuries, he is still healthy and strong in the field playing his defensive midfielder role efficiently for both Leicester and the Ghana National football team.

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Daniel Amartey is a well-reputed international footballer from Ghana who rose to stardom at a very young age. He is a talented player of Leicester City and a champion of the Ghana National team. Daniel is a great inspiration to most upcoming footballers globally.

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