|Net Worth:||$ 25 million|
|Born||March 26, 1974|
|Occupation||Nigerian footballer, investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist|
How much is Taribo West Net Worth ?
NET WORTH: Taribo West is a famous Nigerian footballer, investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist. He was described as one of the best defenders of football and one of the greatest and most powerful defenders of all time as well as one of the most successful footballers in Africa. He was born on March 26, 1974 in Port Harcourt River state, Nigeria.
He was a former Nigerian football player who played as a defender. He is best remembered for his various unusual and colorful hairstyles. Taribo West was discovered by Monday Sinclair, who recruited him to play for Sharks. In 1989, he began playing professional football with Obanta United before returning to Sharks in 1990. In 1991 Taribo West played for Enugu Rangers before joining Julius Berger in 1992.
After winning several important trophies with Auxere in French football, Taribo West played for the Milan clubs Internazionale and Milan. He also appeared in the highest leagues of England and Germany.
From 1994 to 2005 Taribo West played for the Nigerian national team (Super Eagles), where he played for Nigeria 42 internationals. He was a member of the Nigerian national team (Super Eagles) at two World Championships and two African Championships. He also represented his country Nigeria at the 1996 Summer Olympics and won the 1996 Gold Medal.
Taribo West was a member of the Flying Eagles at the 1993 African Youth Championship. In 1998, he was named to the 22-man squad for the 1998 FIFA World Cup, along with Jay-Jay Okocha, Kanu Nwankwo, Sunday Oliseh, Daniel Amokachi and others. They reached the second stage of the tournament and retired later in the 16th round of the tournament through Denmark.
During the 2000 African Nations Cup, Taribo West played the full 90 minutes in all of Nigeria’s games when they finished second to Cameroon, who later won the trophy. Taribo West also represented Nigeria in the 2002 African Nations Cup and took third place.
He was also a member of the Nigerian national team (Super Eagles), who played in the 2002 FIFA World Cup. In January 2004 Taribo West suffered an injury during the training that excluded him from the African Nations Cup. On 17 August 2005, he returned to the national team and denied his last appearance in the Super Eagles in a friendly against Libya, before he retired from international football.
Taribo West retired from international football and eventually became a pastor after many years in football. In 2014, Taribo West founded a church in Lagos, Nigeria called “Hideaway in the Stormwinners of All Nations,” where he is currently a Pastor.
Taribo West is currently one of the richest and most influential football players in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $ 25 million.