Manuel Akanji Wiki – Manuel Akanji Biography

Manuel Akanji is a well-known celebrity from Switzerland. So let’s check out Manuel Akanji’s personal and public life facts, Wikipedia, bio, spouse, net worth, and career details. Manuel Akanji was born in the Neftenbach, Winterthur District, canton of Zürich, Switzerland in 1995.

BirthName, Nickname, and Profession

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Real NameManuel Obafemi Akanji

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Age, Birthdate, Religion, and BirthPlace

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This section will get Manuel’s age, birthday, religion, hometown, food habits, and birthplace details.

Age (2021)26 Years
Birthplace canton of Zürich
Date Of Birth19 July 1995
Hometown canton of Zürich
Food HabitsNot Available

Manuel Obafemi Akanji was born on 19 July 1995 in canton of Zürich. Manuel age is 26 years as of in 2021 and his birthplace is canton of Zürich.
Currently, He is living in canton of Zürich, and working as Athlete.
By nationality, He is Swiss, and currently, his food habit is mix vegetarian & non-vegetarian.
He also worships all the Gods and goddesses and also celebrates all the festivals.
His hobby is acting. He loves doing acting in movies and shows.

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Height, Weight, And Body Measurements

Manuel’s height is 1.87 m tall and he looks tall when standing with his friends. Though he is a little tall as compared to his friends still he manages to maintain his weight.
His weight is around Not Available and he always exercises to maintain that. He loves to do exercises regularly and also tells others to do that.
According to Manuel, you must have to do exercise regularly to stay fit. his body measurements are not available currently, but we will update them very soon.

Height1.87 m
In Meter: not available
In Feet: not available
WeightNot Available
In Pound: not available

Manuel Akanji Spouse, Wife, , Personal Life

ParentNot Available
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MotherNot Available
BrotherNot Available
SisterNot Available
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Manuel’s father’s name is Not Available. We have no more Information about Manuel Father; we will try to collect information and update soon.
Manuel’s mother’s name is Not Available. We have no more Information about Manuel Father; we will try to collect information and update soon.
Also, we have no idea about his brother and sister, and we don’t know their names either.
But we are trying hard to collect all the information about Manuel and will update you soon.
his Girlfriend’s name is Not Available. They are in relation from previous few years of strong relationship. We have no information about Manuel’s Girlfriend.
But we are sure that Manuel is not available and his Wife’s name is not available. Now, his relationship is perfect. We have no more information about his Wife.
Also, we have no information about his son and daughter. We can’t say their name. If you know some information, please comment below.

Manuel Obafemi Akanji Net Worth

The Manuel Obafemi Akanji Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.

Monthly Income/Salary (approx.)$80K – $85k USD
Net Worth (approx.)$4 million- $6 million USD

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Fast Facts You Need To Know


As Swiss Champions, Basel qualified for the 2017–18 UEFA Champions League and started in the Group stage. Akanji played in all six games over the full 90 minutes and helped the team finish in second group position, thus qualifying for the next round. On 15 January 2018, Basel announced that Akanji had transferred to Borussia Dortmund.

Akanji transferred to Borussia Dortmund on 15 January 2018 during the winter transfer window for a reported fee of 18 million euros. He signed a four and a half year contract dated until June 2022. On 27 September, Akanji scored his first goal for the club and his first Bundesliga goal in a 7–0 victory over 1. FC Nürnberg. On 26 May 2020, Dortmund plays against Bayern Munich. He pushs Lewandowski in the box to deny his strike in 89th minutes, but the referee keeps the play continue wrongly.

He was included in the Swiss team 23 man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.


Akanji made his debut in the senior team in the 2–0 win against Faroe Islands in the 2018 World Cup qualification match on 9 June 2017. He played the entire 90 minutes.


On 15 April 2015, it was announced that Akanji would transfer to Basel for the 2015–16 Super League season. He made his Swiss Super League debut on 26 September 2015 being substituted in against FC Lugano. Under trainer Urs Fischer Akanji won the Swiss Super League championship at the end of the 2015–16 Super League season and at the end of the 2016–17 Super League season for the second time. For the club this was the eighth title in a row and their 20th championship title in total. They also won the Swiss Cup for the twelfth time, which meant they had won the double for the sixth time in the club’s history.


Akanji made two appearances for the Switzerland U-20 national team. His debut was on 7 September 2014 in the 0–0 draw against the German U-20 national team. From 2014, he was a member of the Switzerland U-21 team and made his debut for them on 26 March in the 0–3 defeat by the Italian U-21 team.


Born in Neftenbach, Akanji began his youth career with the local club in Wiesendangen. In May 2007, Akanji changed clubs and was a youth-team player for FC Winterthur. During his early years he played for their Under-18 team and later with their second team. In the 2014–15 Challenge League he was in Winterthur’s starting eleven, having played two games for them during the previous season.


Manuel Obafemi Akanji (born 19 July 1995) is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a defender for Borussia Dortmund and Switzerland national team.

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