Daryl Dike Bio, Net Worth, Age, Facts, Girlfriend, Parents, Nationality, Weight, Height, Transfer, Contract, Current Team, Wiki, Position, Education

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Daryl Dike

Facts About Daryl Dike

Celebrated Name Daryl Dike
Age 21 Years
Nick Name Dike
Birth Name Daryl Dike
Birth Date 2000-06-03
Gender Male
Profession Football Player
Nationality American and Nigerian
Birth Nation United States
Place Of Birth Edmond, Oklahoma, United States
Horoscope Gemini
Ethnicity Afro-American
Religion Christianity
School Edmond North High School
College / University University of Virginia
Career Start 2013
Father Vincent
Mother Jacinta
Brothers Bright Dike
Sisters Courtney, Kimberly and Brittny
Marital Status Single
Height 6 ft. 2 inches
Weight 100kg
Body Type Straight
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth $1 Million-$5 Million
Salary £124,800
Current Team West Bromwich Albion
Position Striker
Jersey Number 19
Links Twitter Instagram

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Daryl Dike is an American professional football player who plays for EFL Championship club West Bromwich Albion and the United States national team as a striker. He started playing football for the youth team of Oklahoma FC in 2013 and played until 2015. During the 2018 season, he played for OKC Energy U23 in the PDL between high school and college soccer, making four appearances and scoring three goals. Ahead of the 2018 NCAA Division I men’s soccer season, he signed a national letter of intent to play college soccer for the Virginia Cavaliers. He made his college soccer debut on 18 September 2018. On 9 January 2020, he was selected in the first round (5th overall) of the 2020 MLS SuperDraft by Orlando City having already signed a Generation Adidas contract. He made his professional debut for the club on 25 July 2020. On 1 February 2021, he joined EFL Championship club Barnsley on loan until the end of the 2020-21 season where he made 22 appearances for the club, scoring 9 goals in all the competitions.  On 1 January 2022, he signed for EFL Championship club West Bromwich Albion on a four-and-a-half-year contract for a $9.5 million deal.

On the international level, he has represented the United States at the senior level. He made his international team debut for the United States on 31 January 2021. In May 2021, he was called into training camp for the 2021 CONCACAF Nations League Finals but did not make the final squad. He was part of the United States squad that won the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup.


What is Daryl Dike famous for?

  • Being an American professional football player.
  • For playing as a striker for EFL Championship club West Bromwich Albion.

Where was Daryl Dike born?

Daryl Dike was born on 3 June 2000. His birthplace is Edmond, Oklahoma, United States. He was born to his father, Vincent, and his mother, Jacinta where he grew up with his eldest brother, Bright, a former footballer, as well as sisters Courtney (a former Nigeria international), Kimberly, and Brittny. He attended Edmond North High School and the University of Virginia. He holds both American and Nigerian nationality. He belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Gemini. 

Daryl Dike Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Oklahoma FC in 2013. A three-time Oklahoma Offensive Player of the Year, he scored an Oklahoma 6A state record 70 goals and helped his team win a state championship. In 2018, he was named Gatorade Player of the Year for Oklahoma.
  • During the 2018 season, he played for OKC Energy U23 in the PDL between high school and college soccer, making four appearances and scoring three goals. 
  • Ahead of the 2018 NCAA Division I men’s soccer season, he signed a national letter of intent to play college soccer for the Virginia Cavaliers. He made his college soccer debut on 18 September 2018 in a 2-0 win against FIU. On 2 October 2018, he scored his first collegiate goal in a 2-1 win against Wright State. He finished his 2018 season with 13 appearances, 5 goals, and an assist as he was named to the ACC All-Freshman Team and the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
  • During his 2019 season, he made 23 appearances for the club, scoring 10 goals and providing 8 assists in all the competitions as he was named the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Tournament Most Outstanding Player following the match, giving him his first national collegiate award. Additionally, he was named to the All-ACC Second Team that season. 
  • On 9 January 2020, he was selected in the first round (5th overall) of the 2020 MLS SuperDraft by Orlando City having already signed a Generation Adidas contract. He made his professional debut for the club on 25 July 2020 in a 1-0 win against Montreal Impact during the MLS is Back Tournament round of 16. On 22 August 2020, he scored his first professional goal for the club in a 3-2 defeat to Inter Miami. With three goals and two assists in five matches, he was named MLS Player of the Month for August 2020. During his 2019-20 season, he made 22 appearances for the club, scoring 8 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions. Additionally, With MLS electing to change the annual Rookie of the Year award to Young Player of the Year in 2020, he was the highest-ranked rookie but came third in the voting behind five-year pro-Diego Rossi and second-year pro-Brenden Aaronson.  
  • On 1 February 2021, he joined EFL Championship club Barnsley on loan until the end of the 2020-21 season with a reported $20 million option to buy and a 20% sell-on fee clause. He made his debut for the club on 11 February 2021 in a 1-0 FA Cup fifth-round defeat to Premier League side Chelsea. He made his league debut for the club on 14 February 2021 in a 2-0 win against Brentford. On 24 February 2021, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-0 win against Stoke City. With four goals in six appearances, he was named Barnsley's player of the month for March. He also won the club's goal of the month award for a thunderous strike in a 1-0 win over Birmingham City on 6 March 2021. During his loan spell at Barnsley, he made 22 appearances for the club, scoring 9 goals in all the competitions.
  • Having missed the first part of the season while finishing his Barnsley loan before joining up with the United States national team, he eventually made his 2021 season debut for Orlando as a second-half substitute on 19 June 2021 in a 3-2 win over Toronto FC. During his 2020-21 season, he made 19 appearances for the club, scoring 11 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions as he was ranked #2 behind only Ricardo Pepi on the annual MLS 22 Under 22, up from #10 on the previous year's list. 
  • On 1 January 2022, he signed for EFL Championship club West Bromwich Albion on a four-and-a-half-year contract for a $9.5 million deal.

Daryl Dike International Career

  • He has represented the United States at the senior level. 
  • In November 2020, he was called up to the United States national team for the first time for a friendly against El Salvador but did not appear after picking up an injury in training.
  • He made his international team debut for the United States on 31 January 2021 in a 7-0 friendly win against Trinidad and Tobago.
  • In May 2021, he was called into training camp for the 2021 CONCACAF Nations League Finals but did not make the final squad. 
  • On 9 June 2021, he scored his first international goal for the United States in a 4-0 friendly win against Costa Rica at Rio Tinto Stadium.
  • In July 2021, he was named to the final 23-player roster for the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
  • On 15 July 2021, he scored his first competitive goals in a 6-1 group stage win over Martinique. 
  • He was part of the United States squad that won the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup.


Honors

  • Won the 2019 ACC Men’s Soccer Tournament with Virginia Cavaliers. 
  • Won the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup with the United States.

Individual

  • Won the 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Tournament Most Outstanding Player. 

Daryl Dike Personal Life: Girlfriend and Dating

Looking at his personal life, he is too young to get married. The footballer is focusing on his professional career. He might be dating a beautiful girl at present or might be single. Any updates on his love life will be updated here.

How much does Daryl Dike weigh?

Daryl Dike stands at a height of 1.88m i.e. 6 feet and 2 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 100kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Daryl Dike Net Worth 2021: Salary, Contract & Transfer


Daryl Dike earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In January 2020, he was selected in the first round (5th overall) of the 2020 MLS SuperDraft by Orlando City having already signed a Generation Adidas contract. In January 2022, he signed for EFL Championship club West Bromwich Albion on a four-and-a-half-year contract for a $9.5 million deal. As of 2022, his estimated net worth is around $1 million-$5 million and his salary is £124,800. His market value is around €10 million.

Did You Know?

  • He made his professional debut on 25 July 2020.
  • He made his professional debut on 25 July 2020.
  • His eldest brother, Bright Dike, was also a first-round MLS SuperDraft pick in 2010 and has played for the Nigeria national team.
  • His sister, Courtney, was capped by Nigeria and made two appearances at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup
  • He is the cousin of Nigeria international striker Emmanuel Emenike.
  • He wears shirt number 19 for West Bromwich Albion.