Ola Aina Biography – Age, Biography, Girlfriend, Club Career, Car, House and Net Worth

Ola Aina Biography

Temitayo Olufisayo Olaoluwa Aina is a professional footballer who plays as a full-back for Premier League club Nottingham Forest and the Nigerian national team.

According to Wikipedia, Ola Aina was born in England on the 8th of October 1996, in the London Borough of Southwark, United Kingdom.

Ola Aina is one of the popularly known Nigerian footballers who has acquired a lot of wealth through his football career. He is also described as one of the youngest and richest Nigerian footballers today.

In this article, we explore Ola Aina’s biography, his football career, and his cars and net worth belonging to the football still in his 20s.

Ola Aina Biography

Ola Aina Cars & Net Worth

Ola Aina goes by the full birth name of Temitayo Olufisayo Olaoluwa Aina. He was born in Southwark London on the 8th of October 1996 to Nigerian parents living in London, but are from the Ijebu-Ikenne area, in Ogun State. This puts the footballer at age 27 at the time of writing this article.

Ola Aina is the older brother of another footballer, Jordan Aina; a Chelsea under-18 team player. Unlike most Nigerian players, Ola started his career at the age of 9 playing football in England, where he was born. Since growing in his skills, he has also played for the Nigerian National team in recent times. 

Reports note that early in life, Ola’s Father had to sell his car to make sure Ola made it to the stadium in time for a match, supporting him all the way. An important thing of note is that the footballer didn’t have a rosy upbringing, as he was born into a lower-income working-class home in the UK. 

Ola-Aina and his Father

Utilizing his 5 feet 9 inches height, the footballer has been a sensation to witness in various football tournaments he has participated in, where he plays on the field as a wingback.

One of the heartwarming stories that has come through Ola’s success in football is the one where he took his parents to a dealership to purchase a brand new car after his football career success. 

Ola-Aina and his Girlfriend
Ola-Aina and his Girlfriend

While the 27-year-old footballer has had a stellar career, he is still unmarried but has a longtime girlfriend whom he usually travels around the world with for holidays. 

Ola Aina’s Football Career


Ola Aina started his football career when he competed in a tournament in Bognor Regis on the English coast. He was then voted “most valuable player” among over 600 others, spotted by scouts, and attracted attention from over 15 football clubs. Subsequently, he signed to Chelsea FC back then as an under-11 team player, where he made his debut appearance in the 2012/2013 season in which he went on to start in both legs of the semi-final and finals of the FA youth cup in England.

Since kickstarting his career, Ola has represented Chelsea FC in the Under-18 championship competitions, where he performed excellently in all matches played. On July 19, 2014, the player attained victory when he made his first-team debut appearance in a pre-season friendly against AFC Wimbledon substituting Todd Kane who had an injury before the match. The player had started the match but was later substituted for Ivanovic at half-time. This was only the beginning for Ola Aina as a Chelsea full-time player.


During the 2015/2016 football season, Ola Aina also made the list for the Chelsea first team after impressing Jose Mourinho but sadly, he didn’t appear in matches although he was always training with the first team. He had to continue playing in the under-21 & 19 teams to keep his football activity alive. However, he refused to sign a new contract with Chelsea for the 2016/2017 season due to lack of first-team opportunities but he later reconsidered and went on with Chelsea to the next year.

In the 2016/2017 football year, Ola Aina made over 8 appearances for the Chelsea first team and performed excellently in all games. This started when he replaced John Terry in the 77th minute of a game. Ola Aina moved to the Seria A league of Italy in 2018 joining Torino FC on loan. Ola Aina made 30 appearances for Torino FC and this made them have a 7th place finish that secured the club a spot in the Europa League qualifying spot. Ola Aina later returned to the English Premier League in 2020 after signing for Fulham on loan.

Although Ola Aina has played for the England under-16, under-17, under-18, under-19, and under-20 teams he still pledged his loyalty to Nigeria by joining the Nigeria National Team; the Super Eagles of Nigeria. In doing this, he had to obtain the Nigerian Passport to make that switch from England to Nigeria. 

Since then, Ola Aina has acquired so much success playing football both for Nigeria and other clubs. Currently, he plays as a defender for Nottingham Forest FC.

Some of Ola Aina’s notable career achievements since starting his football career include but are not limited to:

  • 1. Getting signed into Chelsea for the under-11 team.
  • 2. Winning the Budweiser award for the Premier League Goal of the Month in 2020.
  • 3. Ola Aina was named to be in the 30-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
  • 4. In 2013, the Chelsea F.C. Youth Team won the Barclays Under-21 Premier League.
  • 5. In 2013 and 2014, Ola Aina won the FA Youth Cup.
  • 6. Ola Aina participated in the just concluded Africa Cup of Nations. 

Ola Aina Cars 

Ola Aina Cars
Ola Aina Cars

When it comes to cars, Ola Aina owns luxurious cars that include:

Audi 8

The Audi A8 offers a refined V6 engine with a smooth shift an 8-speed transmission and an all-wheel drive that comes standard. The Audi A8 uses a turbocharged V-6 engine rated at 335 horsepower which is supported with a 48-volt hybrid system. The vehicle goes from 0-60mph in 5.3 seconds. The current price of the Audi A8 is about $88,000, which is about N83.6 million.

Mercedes-Benz G-Class

It’s very rare to come across a wealthy person who doesn’t own a Mercedes G-Wagon. In fact, Mercedes designed the G-Wagon for the ultra-wealthy. The boxy vehicle is referred to as an executive vehicle and it’s equipped with a twin-turbo V8 engine with nine-speed automatic transmission and produces 416 horsepower. The Mercedes G-Wagon is one of the notable off-road luxury vehicles in the market to date.

Mercedes-Benz A220

The Mercedes Benz A220 is the base trim level in the Mercedes A-Class segment. The vehicle is equipped with a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder that generates 188 horsepower and 221 pound-feet of torque. Also, the front-wheel drive comes standard in the A220

Honda CR-V SUV

The Honda CR-V is one of Honda’s most popular SUVs that falls within the same category as the Kia Sportage and the Mazda CX-50. The SUV comes both in hybrid and gas-powered versions. Standard in the Honda CR-V is a 1.5-litre four-cylinder turbocharged engine that produces 190 horsepower. The SUV is equally paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) and either the front- or all-wheel drive is available depending on your chosen trim.

Ola Aina’s Net Worth

Ola Aina's Net worth
Ola Aina’s Net worth

Ola Aina is in the salary C-Class range where you can compare him with the richest footballers in the world. Currently, his net worth is estimated to be over ₦600 million. He reportedly made all this money from football alone.

His Fulham deal alone was worth about 8 million pounds and that is about ₦4.6 billion. Also, he earns  ₦ 15 million per week including taxes.


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