Who is Bukayo Saka?
Bukayo Saka is an English professional footballer who plays as a winger, left-back, or midfielder for the Premier League Club Arsenal and the England National Team. He is considered one of the best football players of his age in England.
According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, as a result of playing consecutively for England, Saka is tied to England internationally and can no longer represent Nigeria.
Bukayo Saka’s full name is Bukayo Ayoyinka T. M Saka. He was born on September 5, 2001, in the London Borough of Earling, United Kingdom. He is 21 years old as of September 2022.
About Bukayo Saka’s family
Saka was born in Earling, United Kingdom to Nigerian parents. His parents emigrated to London from Nigeria in the 1990s as economic migrants seeking a better life for their unborn kids. They have both played a significant role in his life and career.
About Bukayo Saka’s parents
Bukayo Saka was born as the last of two children to Adenike Saka (mother) and Yomi Saka (father). Upon his birth, Saka’s parents named him “Bukayo”. “Bukayo” is a name frequently used by the Yoruba tribe of Southwest Nigeria which means “Adds to Happiness”.
About Bukayo Saka’s mother- Adenike Saka
Bukayo Saka’s mother, Adenike Saka is a Chartered Accountant in the United Kingdom. She is a Nigerian woman from the Yoruba tribe of Southwest Nigeria. She completed her secondary education at Mayflower Secondary School, Lagos, Nigeria. She then proceeded to study veterinary medicine at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria from 1990 to 1998 before relocating to London.
In 2004, Adenike obtained a Diploma in accounting from the University of West London. She also earned more professional certifications in accounting from the same college. As of September 2022, Adenike works with O2 as a Project Accountant- SMIP. She has also been part of Telefonica’s Smart Metering and Implementation program in the United Kingdom.
About Bukayo Saka’s father – Yomi Saka
Yomi Saka is a Nigerian businessman based in Harling, United Kingdom. Very little information is known about him. However, Saka confirmed his father had a significant impact in shaping him to be the football star he is today.
About Bukayo Saka’s siblings
Bukayo Saka has only one sibling named Abayomi Saka.
a. Abayomi Saka
Abayomi Saka is the older brother of Bukayo Saka. He was an aspiring footballer at Premier League Side, Watford before leaving to pursue a professional career. Information about his personal life and relationship is currently unknown.
Bukayo Saka’s education
Saka attended Edward Betham Church of England Primary School, the United Kingdom between 2013 and 2016 before moving to Greenford High School, West London where he earned exceptional grades in his GCSEs.
Bukayo Saka’s wiki profile
|Bukayo Ayoyinka T.M Saka
|Place of Birth
|London Borough of Earling, United Kingdom
|Date of Birth
|September 5, 2001
|21 (as of 2022)
|Adenike Saka (mother)
Yomi Saka (father)
|Tolami Benson (according to reports)
|Edward Betham Church of England Primary School
Greenford High School
Bukayo Saka’s marriage and wedding
As of the time of publishing this article (September 2022), Bukayo Saka is not married and does not have a wife yet.
As of the time of writing, Bukayo Saka is rumoured to be in a relationship with 22-year-old Instagram star Tolami Benson. According to some reports, the pair have been together for quite some time though the exact duration of their relationship (if they are actually in one) cannot be confirmed.
About Bukayo Saka’s girlfriend – Tolami Benson
Tolami Benson is the rumoured girlfriend of Arsenal player Bukayo Saka. Tolami is a model, social media influencer, and TikTok star. She was born on December 7, 2000, in the United Kingdom. She is 22 years old as of September 2022.
Detailed information about Tolami Benson’s parents, siblings, background and education is still scarce at this time.
There are reports that Tolami Benson and Bukayo Saka are not actually dating. The pair also hardly make public appearances together which keeps fans guessing and wondering. On several occasions, Tolami has been spotted in public with a guy wearing a black mask which many people believe to be Saka. She has also been seen dressed in an Arsenal jersey sometime ago which fans believed was a way of supporting her supposed boyfriend. The two have remained hushed about whatever is going on between them and as of the time of writing, details of their relationship are still sketchy.
Bukayo Saka’s children
As of the time of publishing this article (September 2022), Bukayo Saka does not have a child. The football star does not have a baby mama and seems to be more focused on his blossoming career at this time.
Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe relationship
Emile Smith Rowe is an English professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for the Premier League Club Arsenal and the England national team. He was born on July 28, 2000, in Croydon, United Kingdom. He is 22 years old as of September 2022.
Saka and Rowe are Arsenal’s leading Premier League Scorers with nine goals each. The first time the pair played together was for an U18s game against Liverpool and since then they clicked and have built a great connection both on-field and off. According to reports, Saka was the first to break into the team, but he and Rowe have both been highly rated in the Arsenal football club for years.
The pair have earned plenty of admiration from Arsenal fans with some of their supporters going as far as penning a song for them. Over the years, the song has become a hit among fans and the two football stars are also delighted to have their names in a song.
The message behind the song is simply that Arsenal fans love seeing Saka and Rowe win for their club. The lyrics of the song goes:
Here we go, oh!
Saka and Emily Smith Rowe!
And I like it!
I like it!
I like it!
I like it!
I la-la- like it!
La-la like it
Here we go, oh!
Saka and Emile Smith Rowe!
Bukayo Saka’s net worth
Arsenal football star Bukayo Saka has an estimated net worth of $3 million (as of 2022). His major sources of income include his football career and brand endorsements.