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Full NameDayot Upamecano
First NameDayot
Last NameUpamecano
Birth NameDayotchanculle Oswald Upamecano
ProfessionFootball player
Birth CityEvreux
Birth CountryFrance
Father ProfessionFormer Tiler
Mother ProfessionFormer Hairdresser
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusRelation
Relation WithSydney
Networth$45 M
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Date of BirthOctober 27,1998
Age25 years

Dayot Upamecano is a professional football player. He is currently playing for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich and the France national team. 

He plays from the position of centre-back.

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The reason behind his name

Dayot's full name is Dayotchanculle Oswald Upamecano. His parents named him Dayotchanculle to honor their family tradition. 

He was named after his grandfather because his parents had promised to carry on the legacy. 

His grandfather was a king of a village in Guinea-Bissau, a country in West Africa

Who is his girlfriend?

It seems like Dayot Upamecano is dating his beautiful girlfriend Sydney. Sydney's Instagram is @sydneygy. 

They were spotted together at the Oktoberfest Beer Festival on September 24, 2023

They were seen enjoying each other's company and Dayot couldn't take his eyes off her. 

Dayot Upamecano with Sydney
Dayot Upamecano with Sydney. Source: Instagram 
Dayot Upamecano with Sydney at the Oktoberfest Beer Festival
Dayot Upamecano with Sydney at the Oktoberfest Beer Festival. Source: Instagram

Parents and siblings

Dayot was born to his parents who are from the island of Jeta in Guinea-Bissau. His father was a tiler and his Senegalese mother was a hairdresser. 

Dayot is the firstborn child of his parents and is blessed with four sisters and one brother.

His family originally belonged to Africa. They moved to France for a better future. They settled in La Madeleine which is a small town in France

Dayot had told his parents at a young age that he wanted to be a football player. 

They fully supported their son and when times were rough they provided him with some motivation as well. 

Dayot said he had a lot of moments of frustration during his youth career. 

He used to go home disappointed only to hear his parents say cheer up! come on, keep going! 

He credited his parents and said they built him up. 

He also talked about his sisters and said that with four women by his side, it was a bit difficult and it is still to date.

His parents got divorced when he was young. 

His father's demise affected him

He lost his father at the beginning of the 2020s. His father's death affected him personally and professionally. 

He said in an interview that his father's demise affected his performance and it has been hard for him to cope with his loss. 

He said with his family they were united. He is a strong person but stopped after saying that during the interview cause, he couldn't contain his emotions. 

He further said that he is going through a hard time and he thinks it played a role as it affected him on the pitch. 

He sees it as a strength and he knows his father is watching him from up there. 

Young Dayot Upamecano with his father
Young Dayot Upamecano with his father. Source: Instagram

He gave a hard time to his mother

Dayot used to play football outside all the time as a child. They didn't have a referee but had mental rules that everyone obeyed. 

He used to get home with bloody knees all the time. He also said that he gave a hard time to his mother because he refused to go home. 

He said it was difficult enough for Mom to get me home at all. His mother would call him repeatedly and say Dayot come now! it is over for today and he would reply saying no, no, five more minutes, please. 

After getting home the daily routine was to take care of his wounds of the day. 

They would tend to his wounds by applying a little ointment or plaster to stop a bleeding wound but he still has scars in his knees from his childhood.

Suffered from dyslexia and stuttering disorders

As a child, Dayot suffered from a speech impediment. He had difficulties speaking which led him to be shy and had difficulties expressing himself. 

He revealed that some of his classmates didn't treat him particularly well and annoyed him which led him to have a difficult time. 

He then started preferring talking very little and being with himself. 

From the age of 10 to 13, he went to see a speech therapist who helped him to build confidence in the pitch. 

Net worth

Dayot Upamecano has an estimated net worth of 45 million dollars

He earns a salary of $229578 per week and $11938086 annually. His main source of income is his career in football.


  1. Dayot Upamecano was born on October 27, 1998 in Evreux, France. He is 25 years old.
Updated On Tue Jun 18 2024 Published On Tue Jun 18 2024 By shaumya

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