Andre Onana Biography

Andre Onana

Quick Facts About Andre Onana

Celebrated Name Andre Onana
Age 25 Years
Nick Name Onana
Birth Name Andre Onana
Birth Date 1996-04-02
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Cameroonian
Birth Nation Cameroon
Place Of Birth Nkol Ngok, Cameroon
Horoscope Aries
Ethnicity African
Career Start 2010
Awards 2018 Best African Goalkeeper and Indomitable Lion of the Year (Cameroonian footballer of the year).
Father Francois
Mother Adele
Brothers Wariner and Emmanuel
Marital Status Married
Wife Melanie Kamayou
Children Andre Jr
Height 6 ft. 3 inches
Weight 93kg
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €5 Million
Salary €1 Million
Current Team Ajax
Position Goalkeeper
Jersey Number 24
Links Facebook Twitter Instagram

Andre Onana is a Cameroonian professional football player who plays for Dutch club Ajax and the Cameroon national team as a goalkeeper. He started playing football for the youth academy of Samuel Eto’o Academy. In 2010, he joined the youth team of Barcelona and played there until 2015. In 2015, he moved to Dutch club Ajax and made his debut for Jong Ajax in the Eerste Divisie in February 2015.

On the international level, he has represented Cameroon in the youth national teams. He made his international team debut on 6 September 2016.

What is Andre Onana Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.
  • Won the 2018-19 Eredivisie with Ajax.
  • Won the 2018-19 KNVB Cup with Ajax.
  • Won the 2019 John Cruyff Shield with Ajax.
  • Won the 2018 Best African Goalkeeper.
  • Won the 2018 Indomitable Lion of the Year (Cameroonian footballer of the year). 

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Where is Andre Onana From?

Andre Onana was born on 2 April 1996. His birthplace is Nkol Ngok, Cameroon. He was one of the four children Adele and Francois where he grew up with his four brothers who include Wariner and Emmanuel. One of the four brothers reportedly died when he was only aged 32 and there is no record of his third brother. He holds Cameroonian nationality. He belongs to the African ethnicity. His horoscope sign is Aries.

Andre Onana Ajax

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Andre Onana Football Career Timeline

  • He started playing football for the youth academy of Samuel Eto’o Academy. 
  • In 2010, he joined the youth team of Barcelona and played there until 2015. 
  • In 2015, he moved to the Dutch club Ajax for €150,000.
  • He made his debut for Jong Ajax in the Eerste Divisie in February 2015.
  • He made 39 league appearances for Jong Ajax before moving to Ajax's main roster.

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  • In March 2017, he signed a new contract with Ajax, running until 2021.
  • 2018-19 season was his memorable season, where he won the Eredivisie, KNVB Cup, and John Cruyff Shield with the team.
  • In March 2019, he signed a further new contract with Ajax, until June 2022.
  • Since joining Ajax, he has made more than 140 appearances for the club.
  • In February 2021, he was banned from playing for 12 months by UEFA after testing positive for Furosemide, a banned substance. He claimed that he took his partner’s prescription diuretics by mistake when feeling sick.

Andre Onana KNVB Cup

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Andre Onana International Career

  • He has represented Cameroon in the youth national teams.
  • He made his international team debut on 6 September 2016 in a 2-1 friendly win over Gabon.
  • In 2018, he won the Best African Goalkeeper and Indomitable Lion of the Year (Cameroonian footballer of the year) awards.

Andre Onana Awards

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Andre Onana Wife

Looking at his personal life, Andre Onana is in a relationship with his beautiful girlfriend name, Melanie Kamayou. Melanie Kamayou is an entrepreneur. The couple has got one child's name, Andre Jr. They are living their life happily together.

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Andre Onana Height

Andre Onana stands at a height of 1.90m i.e. 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 93kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Andre Onana Salary and Net Worth

Andre Onana earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is €5 million and his salary is €1 million.

Did You Know?

  • He started playing football at the age of 11.
  • His cousin, Fabrice Ondoa, also plays as a goalkeeper.
  • In November 2019, he said he was interested in playing in the Premier League in England.
  • In February 2021, he received a 12-month suspension for doping violations.
  • He wears shirt number 24 for Ajax and 1 for the Cameroon national team.