Facts of Jires Kembo Ekoko
|Full Name||Jires Kembo Ekoko|
|Birth Country||Democratic Republic of the Congo|
|Father Name||Wilfried Mbappe|
|Father Profession||football coach|
|Mother Name||Fayza Lamari|
|Mother Profession||former handball player|
|Relation With||Melissa Gateau|
|No Of Children||2|
|Sibilings||Kylian Mbappe and Ethan Mbappe|
|Date of Birth||8,1988|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Kembo Ekoko and Lana Kembo Ekoko.
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.
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.
|Year||Net Worth||Annual salary|
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
- He celebrates his birthday on the 8th of January. He is 32 years old.
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