Ghana’s national team has had great players but ‘Baby Jet’ Asamoah Gyan still reigns as the highest goal scorer.
Gyan is not only a spectacular footballer but a gifted musician with a couple of hit songs to his credit– talk about a man with many talents.
Here is a complete biography of Asamoah Gyan, Ghana Black Star’s former skipper now turned businessman and musician.
Asamoah Gyan Biography
Gyan is a professional footballer who last played as a striker for Legon Cities FC and is the former captain of the Ghanaian national team.
Asamoah Gyan was born on 22 November 1985 and will be celebrating his 37th birthday in November.
Gyan began his career in 2003 with Ghanaian Premier League club Liberty Professionals scoring ten goals in sixteen matches then spent three seasons with Serie A club Udinese.
In 2010, Asamoah Gyan joined Premier League club, Sunderland, breaking the club’s transfer record and netting on ten occasions in thirty-four Premier League matches during two seasons.
He joined Al Ain of the UAE Pro-League on loan in 2011 and became the league’s top goalscorer over, scoring 24 times in 27 matches.
Baby Jet represented Ghana at 3 FIFA World Cups. With 6 goals, he is the top African goalscorer in the history of the World Cup. Gyan has also represented Ghana at the 2004 Summer Olympics and in the seven Africa Cup of Nations.
Ex Ghanaian captain married in 2013 to a beautiful Ghanaian woman called Gifty.
They gave birth to three children but Asamoah Guan filed for divorce in 2018 over allegations that his wife was cheating.
The captain also believed he was not the father of two of their kids and demanded a DNA test that proved that he is the father of the children.
Asamoah Gyan owns a luxury mansion he named La Basilica De Baby Jet, it is a 3 floors mansion with unique features on all floors.
He built his house with a beautiful view facing Weija Dam. The housing portfolio has bulletproof doors and many more interesting features.
Asamoah Gyan is a huge car fanatic and he owns a collection of different cars including a Rolls Royce Phantom which reportedly costs $400,000 alongside his Mercedez-Benz SLS AMG which costs $250,000.
In 2017, a proposed airline company, Baby Jet Airlines Limited, was founded by Asamoah Gyan.
The company was awarded an Air Carriers Licence by the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority and its official launch date was announced by the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo in October 2017 but it never commenced operations.
Asamoah Gyan Net Worth
Today, Asamoah is considered one of the richest footballers in Ghana. He is estimated to be worth over $23 million.
As a businessman, Asamoah Gyan dabbles in other aspects.
He has his portfolio spreading into real estate, advertising, food, and even hospitality.
Gyan’s net worth is growing simultaneously with businesses like Ma Vits Noodles and Rice, Asa Band, Boxing Promotion, Jetlink Events and Logistics, Baby Jet Plaza, Real Estate and Transportation.
Asamoah Gyan Exposed Girl
Asamoah Gyan has had some controversies in his life, the biggest involving an alleged relationship with one Sarah Kwabla.
Gyan allegedly had s*x with a Ghanaian university student, Sarah Kwabla, at her apartment in 2015.
Sarah claimed Gyan raped her and tried blackmailing him or she would release video of their encounter.
The case eventually reached court but had no satisfactory conclusion.
Kwabla’s lawyer Maurice Ampaw, claimed that Gyan raped and sodomised his client but the law let him get away with it.