Samuel Eto'o
Samuel Eto’o
Celebrated Name: Samuel Eto’o
Real Name/Full Name: Samuel Eto’o Fils
Gender: Male
Age: 43 years old
Birth Date: 10 March 1981
Birth Place: Douala, Cameroon
Nationality: Cameroonian
Height: 1.8 m
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Georgette
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Annie, Etienne, Maelle, Siena, and Lynn)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Samuel Eto’o Gay?: No
Profession: Football player
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $100 million
Last Updated: May 2024

 Samuel Eto’o is a former football player from Cameroon. He currently is a football administrator and serves as the President of the Cameroonian Football Federation. Samuel is considered one of the greatest African players ever and has won many awards. Apart from playing football for his nation Cameroon, he has played for many teams including Real Madrid, Chelsea, Everton, Barcelona, and Antalyaspor.

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Early Life & Biography

Samuel Eto’o Fils was born on March 10, 1981, in Douala, Cameroon. His brother Etienne and David are also footballers. His parents are Christine and David Eto’o. When he was still a minor, he went for training at the Kadji Sports Academy. In 2019, Samuel announced that he will be joining Harvard University to study business management.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 10 March 1981, Samuel Eto’o is 43 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2024. His height is 1.8 m tall, and weight is 75 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Samuel Eto'o With Wife Georgette Eto'o
Samuel Eto’o With Wife Georgette Eto’o

Samuel Eto’o has five children named Annie, Etienne, Maelle, Siena, and Lynn. In 2007, he got married to his longtime girlfriend Georgette. However, with Georgette, he has only two children. His other children are from another woman.


When still a minor, Samuel Eto’o got a chance to be in the Youth Academy of Real Madrid. However, he was in the Real Madrid B team. In 1999, he was loaned out to Espanyol. He then got transferred to Mallorca which is a La Liga team. Later he signed a deal with the club and appeared in many games. He was also able to score consecutive wins against Real Madrid.

Samuel then became a player for FC Barcelona. He made his debut for Barcelona in August 2004 against Racing de Santander. He made six goals while playing for the 2005-06 Champions League.

In 2005, he had a bad start due to a knee problem. He made his come back again in 2007 but it followed with aggravating injury. Following this, he got signed to Inter Milan in 2009. In 2010, he scored two goals against Roma and became the winner of the Supercopa Italiana.

This was followed by becoming a part of the Russian Professional football club Anzhi Makhachkala. While playing for his new team, he scored an equalizer against Rostov in his debut match. He was available for transfer after the club’s owner decided to reduce the budget.

This made him sign a deal for one year with Chelsea. After a year, he was part of the English Premier League club, Everton. Samuel has also played for other clubs including Sampdoria, Antalyaspor Konyaspor, and Qatar SC. He announced his retirement in September 2019.

As far as his international carrier is concerned, he represented Cameroon in many events. In 2000 and 2002, he went on to win the Africa Cup of Nations. Samuel is also the runner-up of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2003.

He has successfully won the gold medals at the 2000 Sydney Olympic games. In 2011, Samuel became Cameroon Football Federation’s president. He was also named as the paramount chief in Sierra Leone’s Kaffu Bullom.

Awards & Achievements

Samuel Eto’o has won many awards in his career. In 2010, he won the FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball. He is also the winner of the Global Soccer Player Career Award of 2016. In 2005, he was the bronze winner at the FIFA World Player of the Year Award.

Samuel has also won the Young African Player of the Year. Other awards won by him include UEFA Team of the Year, Pichichi Trophy, and the Russian Premier League MVP Award.

Net Worth & Salary of Samuel Eto’o in 2024

Samuel Eto'o Net Worth
Samuel Eto’o Net Worth

As of May 2024, The net worth of Samuel Eto’o is around $100 million. Reports suggest that his annual income is $26 million. In his career, Samuel has been a part of many football clubs.

He has signed contracts worth millions with various clubs. He is one of the highest-paid athletes in the world and he continues to work as a football administrator. Part of his wealth also comes from signing various endorsement deals with companies such as Ford and Puma.

Samuel Eto’o is a highly influential person. Even after not having a college degree, he went on to become a legendary football player. Despite achieving all the success, he still went on to pursue his education and joined Harvard University. Many people can learn a lot from him as he came across many challenges and has anyone experienced racial abuse.


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