Jordan Ayew bio: wife, kids, parents, salary, controversies, cars, house

Jordan Ayew bio: wife, kids, parents, salary, controversies, cars, house

Jordan Ayew is a renowned French-Ghanaian football player. His talent and skill for the game have been impeccable over the years. His debut came in 2009 during a Ligue match for Marseille senior team. His second goal came in April 2011 during a match against Nice. Interestingly, his elder brother, Andre Ayew, was also in the same match, where he also scored a hat-trick.

Jordan Ayew
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The talented Ghanaian footballer appeared to play for the Ghana national team on September 5, 2010, where they won against Swaziland. In 2012, he scored his first and second international goal in the Africa Cup of Nations qualification match win against Lesotho in Ghana.

Profile summary

  • Full name: Jordan Pierre Ayew
  • Year of birth: September 11, 1991
  • Age: 28 years
  • Citizenship: Ghanaian
  • Gender: Male
  • Weight: 81 kg
  • Height: 182 cm
  • Career: Footballer
  • Position: Forward striker
  • Marital status: Married
  • Instagram: jordanayew9

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Early life

The talented player was born on September 11, 1991, in France. He is the son of Maha Ayew and Abedi Pelé. His father is the President of Nania FC. His has three brothers who are known as Ibrahim who plays for Europa FC, Imani, and André of Swansea City.

He is the nephew of Kwame Ayew who is retired and Sola. His brothers and most of his extended male relatives are either former or current footballers. He is a practising Muslim.

He grew up in Ghana, and at the age of 9 years, his love for the game was undeniable. His father was in the football career, and he had grown up watching football games on TV. He then joined the Lyon-Duchére’s youth academy. He spent six years gathering ample skills for the game.


Throughout his successful football career, he has played for several clubs such as Marseille, Sochaux (on loan), and Lorient. The player joined Marseille in 2006 as a trainee at only the age of 13 years. In 2009, he was signed to his first professional three-year contract with the club.

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Jordan Ayew
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In 2011, both the player and his brother started a UEFA Champions League match against Premier League Arsenal. In 2014, he joined the Ligue 1 rivals Sochaux on a loan deal until the end of the 2013-2014 season.

He then signed a four-year contract with Lorient in July 2014. In July 2015, the player joined Aston Villa for a five-year deal for an undisclosed fee. In October 2015, Jordan scored his first goal for the team, against his brother’s team, in the 62nd minute. In 2017, he joined Swansea City in exchange for Welsh International defender, Neil Taylor.

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The exchange came with an undisclosed fee from Swansea City that is believed to rise to £5 million if undisclosed future conditions are met. In 2010, he debuted into the international arena where he made his first senior appearance for his home country, Ghana, where they won against Swaziland.

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Jordan Ayew
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In June 2012, he scored his first and second international goals during the 2014 World Cup qualification match against Lesotho that was held in Ghana. In December 2011, the talented player was named to the Ghana national team provisional 25-man squad for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations. In January 2012, he was chosen for the tournament’s 23-man squad.

In 2014, he was included in the Ghanaian squad for the 2014 World Cup. In 2015, he was part of the national cup team in Equatorial Guinea that went home with a silver medal as a result of losing to Ivory Coast during a penalty session.


The player was honored in the Olympique de Marseille in the following categories;

  • Ligue 1: 2010
  • Coupe de la Ligue: 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Trophée des Champions: 2010, 2011

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Jordan Ayew wife is known as Denise Ayew. The couple has two beautiful children together, a son and Jordan Ayew daughter.

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Jordan Ayew
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Source: UGC


Jordan Ayew scandal hit the headlines in 2015 after he was caught up in an affair scandal. He was accused of having an affair with Amanda, the wife of his teammate, Afriyie Acquah. Through the leaked audio, Amanda could be heard admitting to being in a relationship with the player for about four years.

Net worth

Jordan Ayew net worth is estimated to be about $2.3 million. This is from his football wages and salary. Jordan Ayew salary is believed to be 960,000 EUR. It is quite evident that he is earning well from his successful football career.


Jordan Ayew cars include a varying shade of expensive automobiles. He has been spotted cruising the streets if Ghana and London in his admirable cars.

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Jordan Ayew is a superstar in the football arena. His skills and talent for the game are unmatched. He continues to be a highly sought-after footballer of all-time.

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