Michael Essien is a professional football/soccer player who played Midfielder. Essien was born on December 3, 1982, in Accra, Ghana. This article examines Michael Essien’s net worth.
As a youth, Michael Essien played for Liberty Professionals F.C. during 1998-1999. Over 2000-2003, Essien played for SC Bastia earning 66 caps and scoring 11 goals. During 2003-2005, Essien played for Olympique Lyonnais earning 71 caps and scoring 7 goals. In 2005-2014, Essien played for Chelsea F.C. earning 168 caps and scoring 17 goals. In 2012-2013, Essien played for Real Madrid C.F. (loan) earning 21 caps and scoring 2 goals. From 2014-2015, Essien played for A.C. Milan earning 20 caps and scoring 0 goals. From 2015-2016, Essien played for Panathinaikos F.C. earning 29 caps and scoring 5 goals.
Michael Essien also played nationally. During 2002-2014, Essien played for the Ghana national football team scoring 9 goals, with 58 caps.
Professional soccer players can make plenty of money. But contract sizes depend on plenty of different factors. These include the player’s country and of course, their skills. At the hightest level, stars in the U.K. and Western Europe can make $50 million or more. In Latin American countries, good players take home $1-2 million per year, and in countries where soccer/football is not as popular, like the United States and China, players get $200,000 per year. The smallest paying leagues can pay as little as $50 thousand per year.
So what is football/soccer player Michael Essien’s net worth in 2018? Our estimate for Michael Essien’s net worth as of 2018 is: $35 million
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