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Melissa Gateau


Facts of Melissa Gateau

Full NameMelissa Gateau
First NameMelissa
Last NameGateau
ProfessionCelebrity Partner
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusRelation
Relation WithJires Kembo Ekoko
No Of Children2
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Melissa Gateau is the partner of Jires Kembo Ekoko. Jires serves as a professional French Congolese footballer who also was a striker.

Who had Melissa dated in the past?

Like any others, Melissa tends to keep her love life private from the media. 

Checking her past relationship, there is nothing that had popped up. 

Moreover, her social media handles are filled with lots of travel and vacation pictures by herself. 

She is a traveling buddy who has been to many interesting places like Santorini, Greece, Dubai, Zaya Nurai Island, Paris, Italy, etc.

The lady is all dressed up stylish in her holiday pictures.

She is the girlfriend of Jires

Melissa Gateau with her children.
Melissa Gateau with her children. Source: Instagram

Melissa and Jires are in a relationship. But two of them are very secretive about it. 

Neither of them had uploaded their pictures together on social media. 

Their dating history and marriage have also remained out of the media spotlight. 

Despite the lack of duo's pictures, we can see the pictures of the two kids on their Instagram. 

It surely is the children of theirs; a girl and a boy named Lana Kembo Ekokoand Isayah Kembo Ekoko

Sometimes Melissa is spotted in between two kids, or she uploaded their singles. 

On the other hand, Jires also uploads his children's pictures by holding their hands or singles. 

One picture of Jires got viral where Jires is holding the baby and his partner posing while vacationing in Dubai.

Melissa Gateau with her partner Jires Kembo Ekoko and child on their Dubai Vacation.
Melissa Gateau with her partner Jires Kembo Ekoko and child on their Dubai Vacation. Source: Instagram

Melissa's partner Jires was adopted by Mbappe's parents

Melissa's boyfriend was indeed adopted at an early age. Jires Kembo originally belongs to Kinshasa, Zaire

The young Jires traveled all his way to France to live with his uncle and older sister. 

They were residing in Bondy, Ile-de-France. Well, Jires's biological mother decided to send her son to Europe for his further higher education. 

But his mother and father decided to lay back in their hometown at Zaire

Nevertheless, Jires was later adopted by Fayza Lamari, a former French handball player, and Wilfried Mbappe, a former footballer and current coach of Bondy's youth football team. 

Jires is counted as their first child despite being adopted. Later they gave birth to their biological sons.

Siblings of Jires

In total, Jires has three siblings. From his biological parents, he has a sister whose information is not leaked yet. 

However, after being fostered, he has two half-brothers. 

One is Kylian Mbappe; he is a well-known French footballer who serves as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint Germain and the national team of France.

Another one is Ethan Mbappe. He is also spotted on the football field during the games. 

Well, the three of them have a great bond with each other. 

Jires Kembo Ekoko starting the journey

Jires, like any other child, used to play football in the streets back then. 

One time when the young Jires was playing in school, some of the scouts noticed his skills. 

At the early age of nine only, he attended youth team AS Bondy

Then several years later, he also became part of the Clairefontaine team

He was actively involved in three years of training. His dedication led him to throw a huge impression on the team. 

Moreover, he was renamed by his nickname Kembinho. Nevertheless, he got his first-ever professional contract later.   

Net worth

Melissa Gateau is an independent woman, but her income isn't given. 

Therefore, here we will mention her partner Jires's total earnings. He had a total estimated net worth of $25 million.

Net worth$25 million
Income sourceProfessional soccer player


  1. Her partner Jires is 33 years old.

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Updated On Fri Jul 22 2022 Published On Sat May 29 2021 By shaumya

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