Asamoah Gyan Profile: Net Worth, Baby Jet Airlines, Cars, and Properties

Asamoah Gyan Profile: Net Worth, Baby Jet Airlines, Cars, and Properties
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Asamoah Gyan (born in 22 November 1985 in Accra, Ghana) is a professional footballer who played as a striker for Ghana and host of other clubs in a career that spanned for almost 2 decades. He was former captain of the Ghana national team who could have been the first African country to reach the semifinal of the FIFA World Cup in 2010.

Asamoah Gyan Profile: Net Worth, Cars
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Gyan started his career in 2003 with Liberty Professionals, a club in the local league in Ghana, where he scored 10 goals in 16 games. From there, he signed for Udinese in Italy where he spent 3 years; developing as a loanee for two seasons at Modena where he scored 15 goals in 53 league matches. After returning to Udinese, he scored 11 times in 39 league matches.

In 2008, Gyan joined Rennes, and notched 14 goals in 48 matches in 2 seasons. In 2010, Gyan shifted his focus to England joining Sunderland and breaking the club's transfer record. He would go on to score 10 goals in 34 Premier League games for Sunderland where he played for 2 seasons.

In 2011, the Ghana International moved from Europe to Asia, joining Al Ain in the UAE Pro-League on loan from Sunderland and became the league's top-goalscorer, notching 24 goals in 27 matches and winning the title. As a result of this, the club signed him; he went on to become the league's top-goalscorer for the second time helping Al Ain retain the UAE Pro-League title with his impressive 28 goals in 32 matches. The best was yet to come, as in the 2013-2014 season, Gyan scored 44 goals in 40 matches with Al Ain, his best goal-return in professional career.

Gyan went on to play for clubs like Shanghai SIPG, Kayserispor, Northeast United and finally Legon Cities in Ghana. On 20 June 2023, Gyan announced his retirement from active football having not played for the past two years.

Asamoah Gyan's Achievements for Ghana

Asamoah Gyan Biography: Net Worth, Cars
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  • Gyan scored in his senior International debut for Ghana against Somalia in 2003, as a substitute.
  • Gyan is the all-time leading goalscorer of the Ghana national team, with 51 goals.
  • He represented Ghana at the 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups.
  • With 6 goals, he is the top African goalscorer in the history of the World Cup.
  • Gyan represented Ghana at the 2004 Summer Olympics
  • The former Ghana captain also played in 7 African Cup of Nation (2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019) helping the Black Stars finish 3rd in 2008, and runner-up in 2010 and 2015 editions.

What next for Asamoah Gyan?

Turning professional footballer is one of the most paying jobs in the world, but despite the huge money Gyan made in the sport, he still set up many businesses for himself to prepare for life after retirement. With the announcement of his retirement in 20 June, 2023 Gyan will be focusing more on his many business investments which includes:

Asamoah Gyan's Baby Jet Airlines

Having been granted license in 2017 to operate Baby Jet Airlines, Asamoah Gyan at his retirement will focus all his energy in meeting the many demands of air travel in his country, and to ensure his Airline business become a success locally and internationally. However, at the time of writing, Baby Jet Airline is yet to take to the skies.

Properties Owned by Asamoah Gyan

Gyan has huge investments in the real estate in Ghana. The striker has a number of mammoth buildings in the country which he rents out for the purpose of shops, housing etc. The retired Ghana International is the owner of a plaza in East Legon, Accra. Gyan’s plaza houses a host of other firms and shops. Cal Bank, HFC Bank and GCB Banks can all be found in the Baby Jet Plaza.

Meanwhile, Paradise Pack water is one of the business properties registered in Gyan's name. The striker confirmed about three years ago that he has finally launched the production of “pure water” as an additional business.

Asamoah Gyan's Investments

The former Al Ain striker is into importing food products such as rice and noodles aside from his other businesses. Asamoah Gyan launched the Mama Vits noodles and rice in the latter parts of 2012 and has seen both products make a mark on the Ghanaian market.

Asamoah Gyan's Event Management Company

Asamoah Gyan is also in charge of an event management company named JetLink Events & Logistics. This business is located at Adjiringanor, Accra; the company is involved in the organization of events and construction of stages, trusses, lights, public address systems, tents and LED screens for all events.

Asamoah Gyan Net Worth

Asamoah Gyan is one of the best strikers in Ghana and Africa at large. Having had a successful career in football and made a name for himself, you might want to know his net worth. As of 2023, Asamoah Gyan's Net Worth is valued at $30 million. He's quite a rich man.

Asamoah Gyan Cars

As one of the best strikers in Ghana, who has earned staggering amounts of money across his spells in the UAE and China, Gyan drives some of the best fanciest cars you could see.

Among his collection of exotic cars is the immaculate Rolls-Royce Phantom which he purchased while playing for Al Ain in 2015. At the time, the car was valued at $400, 200. The Ghana record holder also owns a Range Rover Sport car.

Next to that, he owns a customized Mercedes Benz bus stuffed with purple-velvet seats, gold trim, a bar and a 42-inch LED TV. Other cars in his fleet of luxurious cars include a Dodge Challenger, a Hummer, a Land Cruiser, an Escalade and many more cars.

Asamoah Gyan Houses

For being so rich, Asamoah Gyan bought and erected many houses scattered across Ghana and other places. Notably among his houses is a $3m mansion where he lives called La Basilica de Baby Jet.

This article was most recently revised and updated 12 months ago

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