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Full NameElijah Solskjaer
First NameElijah
Last NameSolskjaer
ProfessionCelebrity Kid
Father NameOle Gunnar Solskjaer
Father ProfessionNorwegian football manager and former player
Mother NameSilje Solskjær
Gender IdentityMale
SibilingsNoah Solskjær and Karna Solskjær
Date of Birth2019

Elijah Solskjaer is a celebrity kid whose father is a professional football manager and a former player. 

He is the youngest son of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the current manager of Manchester United.

Ole was born to parents Oivind Solskjaer and Brita Solskjaer.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer spent most of his playing as well as managing career at Manchester United 

Ole started his playing career at the age of 17. He played for Clausenengen and Molde before transferring to Manchester United for a transfer fee of £1.5 million in 1996

He spent 11 years with the club playing as a striker, where he scored 126 goals out of 336 matches. 

His managerial career began with Manchester United Reserves on 20th May 2008, as a full-time reserve manager. 

He was later appointed manager at Molde and Cardiff City. After a year in Cardiff City, he returned to Molde for a three and a half years of the contract. 

On 19th December 2018, he was appointed by Manchester United again as the Caretaker manager. He is currently the permanent manager at Manchester United.

Elijah Solskjaer with his father, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Elijah Solskjaer with his father, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Source: BBC

Love marriage of his parents

His parents, mother Silje Solskjaer and father Ole, were in a love affair and dated for years before their marriage. 

They first met each other during football training at Clausnengen Football Club in his native town, Kristiansund, Norway. They began dating in 1992. They got married in 2004

A simple, intimate wedding followed by a luxury honeymoon 

Ole and Silje tied a knot in a simple, intimate wedding ceremony that took place in Florida. Though their wedding ceremony was simple, they went for a luxury honeymoon in the Caribbean.

A doting wife and a mother 

Ole has been accompanied by Silje before as well as after their marriage almost everywhere. Ole describes his wife as a doting wife for him and a loving mother to their children. 

She has been dotingly parenting her children as Ole has a busy schedule. Silje confessed that she has made her life's best decision by choosing Ole

Elijah Solskjaer's parents, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Silje Solskjaer.
Elijah Solskjaer's parents, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Silje Solskjaer. Source: The Sun

He has two elder siblings 

Elijah has two elder siblings, a brother Noah and a sister Karna.  His elder brother Noah Solskjaer is 19 years old, and his sister Karna is 16 years. 

His elder brother is in his father's footsteps. He made his debut as a substitute for the Norwegian club Kristiansund

He is currently playing as a midfielder. His sister, Karna, might play for Manchester United Women as boss Casey Stoney is keen to get her with the club.

Net worth

Elijah is yet to start his career. He is currently enjoying his father Ole's net worth. 

Forty-seven years old, Ole has signed a three-year contract in 2019 after winning 19 matches under his charge. 

As a substitute player, he holds the record of most scored goals for his club Manchester United

He has earned an impressive amount. His net worth is mentioned in the following table.

 Year Net income 
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer2020£10 million 
Elijah Solskjaer and his siblings Noah and Karna with Cristiano Ronaldo.
Elijah Solskjaer and his siblings Noah and Karna with Cristiano Ronaldo. Source:


  1. Elijah landed on this earth in 2019, which makes him 11 years in 2020.
  2. His exact height is unknown, but he stands on an average height, which is sure to increase along with his age.

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Updated On Fri Oct 07 2022 Published On Tue Oct 06 2020 By shaumya

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