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Full NameJires Kembo Ekoko
First NameJires
Middle NameKembo
Last NameEkoko
ProfessionCelebrity Brother
NationalityFrench Congolese
Birth CityKinshasa
Birth CountryDemocratic Republic of the Congo
Father NameWilfried Mbappe
Father Professionfootball coach
Mother NameFayza Lamari
Mother Professionformer handball player
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeCapricorn
Marital StatusDating
Relation WithMelissa Gateau
No Of Children2
SibilingsKylian MbappeĀ and Ethan Mbappe
Height178 cm
Insta Profile
Date of Birth8,1988

Jires Kembo Ekoko is the brother of a French professional football player who plays as a forward for the club Paris saint-German, Kylian Mbappe.

Jires Kembo Ekoko with his brother, Kylian Mbappe.
Jires Kembo Ekoko with his brother, Kylian Mbappe. Source: Instagram

Adopted by Mbappe Family 

Jires Kembo Ekoko was born to his parents in Kinshasa, Zaire. However, the details about his parents are not out yet

He then moved to Bondy with his uncle and sister when he was six years old.  

Later his mother decided to send him to Europe for his further studies.

It was tough for him to leave his family behind and start a whole new journey.

It has been said that he was adopted by Mbappe Family more than two decades ago.

He was adopted by Wilfried Mbappe and Fayza Lamari

His foster father is a football coach and whereas his mother is a former handball player who is originally from Algeria

His father is from Cameroon.  

Siblings 

He has one sister from his parents whose name is remained unknown. He has two brothers in his adopted family

Their names are Kylian Mbappe and the younger one, Ethan Mbappe. These two share a great bond as siblings

Jires Kembo Ekoko with two brothers, Kylian Mbappe and Ethan Mbappe.
Jires Kembo Ekoko with two brothers, Kylian Mbappe and Ethan Mbappe. Source: Instagram

How he became a football player?

Since his childhood, he had always been keen on playing football

One fine day, when he played football in the streets, as usual, he was spotted by Scouts

And at the age of nine, he signed a contract with the youth team called AS Bondy in 1997.

And then he joined another team Clairefontaine.

He played there for three long years and then made his official debut as a professional player for the team called Stade Rennais

After that, he only went upwards in his career

Is he married or dating anyone?

It is not known whether he is married or not

But he seems to have a woman in his life whose name is Melissa Gateau, a personal stylist and image consultant.

The details of their dating life and marriage has remained a secret to the public.

Jires Kembo Ekoko with his partner, Melissa Gateau.
Jires Kembo Ekoko with his partner, Melissa Gateau. Source: Instagram

However, looking at their Instagram, it can be said that together the couple had two children, which includes one boy and a girl

Their names are Isayah and Lana

His partner with their kids posing for the camera. All of them were having a good time. 

His partner shared this picture on her Instagram handle.

Jires Kembo Ekoko's partner, Melissa Gateau, and children, Isayah and Lana
Jires Kembo Ekoko's partner, Melissa Gateau, and children, Isayah and Lana. Source: Instagram

In relationship with Miss France 2017

His brother Kylian is currently dating Alicia Aylies, who has won the renowned tilted of Miss France 2017

The rumors suggest that they both started seeing each other back in the year 2018.  

She is sometimes seen attending his matches and supporting him.

However, there is no confirmation about their affair from both sides.

Jires Kembo Ekoko's brother, Kylian Mbappe's girlfriend, Alicia Aylies.
Jires Kembo Ekoko's brother, Kylian Mbappe's girlfriend, Alicia Aylies. Source: Instagram

Net Worth 

Year Net Worth Annual salary 
2020$75 Million $26.5Million

Jires Kembo Ekoko's net worth is not available. Since he too is a footballer so he must be earning well.

However, his brother Kylian Mbappe is estimated to have a whopping net worth of $75 Million

His annual salary is $26.5Million.

Source of income

His primary source of income comes from being a successful football player

He is one of the world's highest-paid athletes as per Forbes

Other sources are deals, ads, and endorsement with brands like Nike and EA Sports.

Age and birthday

  1. He celebrates his birthday on the 8th of January. He is 32 years old.

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Updated On Sun Oct 25 2020 Published On Sun Oct 25 2020 By shaumya

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