Who is Didier Drogba's ex-wife Diakite Lalla? More facts about his net worth, new girlfriend, children, family

Who is Didier Drogba’s ex-wife Diakite Lalla? More facts about his net worth, new girlfriend, children, family

Didier Yves Drogba Tébily is an Ivorian retired professional footballer who played as a striker. He is the all-time top scorer and former Ivory Coast national team captain. He was the first-ever captain to help Ivory Coast qualify for the FIFA World Cup in 2006. Apart from his career, learn more about his personal life. Why did Didier Drogba divorce his first wife, and who is his new girlfriend? scroll down to learn more about Didier Drogba’s net worth, salary, wife, kids, parents, and many more.

How much is Didier Drogba’s net worth/ salary? How much has he earned from his career as of now? 

Didier Drogba’s net worth is estimated to be $100 Million. At the peak of his Chelsea career, the London club was paying him $15m a year. Even towards the end of his career, he made $3.5m from Montreal Impact during his 18-month MLS stint. Drogba became the first player-owner in football history when he bought minority stakes at USL club Arizona Phoenix. The club is hopeful of securing an MLS expansion slot soon. 

Didier Drogba with his awards sources Instagram

Drogba has appeared in advertisements for the likes of Samsung, Konami, Pepsi, Adidas, and Nike. All these endorsement deals also brought a significant amount of money to his bank account. The record goalscorer for the Ivory Coast national team also has a 5% stake in an Ivory Coast goldmine.  Besides financial gains, the investment aims to advance infrastructural developments in the nation. 

He won the UEFA Team of the Year in 2008, the UEFA President Award in 2020, and the African footballer of the year in 2006 and 2009. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) assigned him as a goodwill ambassador. He donated £3m to fund the construction of a hospital in his native town Abidjan. 

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Didier Drogba’s living  lifestyle and houses

 According to his net worth, he is living a lavish lifestyle. He bought a two-story mansion in Surrey, England, in 2009 for $21m. It’s the most expensive real estate owned by any present or former footballers. The house stands over 8600 square feet of land. 

Drogba has a fascination for classic motorcycles. But, as of 2018, the most expensive item in his garage was a Mercedes SL 65. It had a price tag of £300,000. Celebrity Net Worth estimates that Didier Drogba’s net worth in 2022 is around $100m. 

 Who is Didier Drogba’s ex-wife Diakite Lalla, and how many kids do they have? Why did the couple separate from his marriage life?

Didier Drogba is a married man and father of kids. Drogba exchanged vows with his longtime lover Diakite Lalla in 2011. They held a private program in Monaco with their family members and close friends. The couple met in 1999 in Paris, well before Drogba got his big break in football. The couple has been together ever since. Lalla, who is from Mali, was a university student in Paris when she met Drogba for the first time.

The couple is blessed with three children. His eldest son Isaac was born in 2000. Isaac is a Premier League Chelsea academy alumni and plays for Guingamp, a club his father had also played for in his early career. Other than Isaac, they have a daughter and a son. His daughter’s name is Kieran, and his youngest son’s name is Iman. 

In a statement post on Instagram, Drogba confirmed their divorce from their wife of almost two decades, Lala, adding that it was a mutual agreement between himself and his Lalla. “I’m not in the habit of discussing my private life,” the 2012 UEFA Champions League winner wrote. “But because of speculation in the media today, I can confirm that sadly, after 20 years together, Lalla and I took the difficult decision to separate last year. “We remain very close, and our main priorities have been to protect our children and our family’s private life. May God bless you.

Who is Didier Drogba’s new girlfriend? From when is the couple dating each other?

 According to an Instagram post recently, Didier Drogba is dating Gabrielle Lemaire.  On October 14, he shared a photo with his girlfriend Gabrielle Lemaire with the caption, “A date with my Date @gabrielle__lemaire ♥️

Drogba and his new girlfriend went public earlier this year, attending a Formula E race in Saudi Arabia. He also posted a picture of himself with her last week. Chelsea legend Drogba, 44, looked sharp in a full black tuxedo. While Gabrielle stunned in an elegant silver dress. According to his photo, it seems that the couple is enjoying each other company. 

 When and where was Didier Drogba born? Age, parents, siblings, and nationality

Didier Yves Drogba Tébily was born on 11th March 1978 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. as of now, he is 44 years old. His father’s name is Albert, and his mother is Clotilde.  Father Albert Drogba, and mother Clotilde Drogba, both worked in a bank. When Drogba was five years, his parents sent him to France, where his uncle Michel lived. His Uncle, Michel Goba, was a professional footballer. He stayed there for three years and returned to his home country in sickness.

When Drogba was 11 years old, his parents lost their job, and their family became a big financial problem. Uncle sent money to return to France to live with his uncles, where he started his career after completing his education. He has two younger brothers, Joel Drogba and Freddy Drogba, and both are professional footballers. In addition, he has a cousin Kevin Goba (Michel Goaba’s son), who is also a professional footballer. He holds Ivorian nationality. 

 How tall is Didier Drogba? Weight

Didier Drogba’s height is 1.88 m, equal to 6 ft 2 in.  His Weight is  85 kg / 187 lbs.

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