Ethan Ampadu - Bio, Net Worth, Age, Parents, Height, Salary, Career

Ethan Ampadu

Facts About Ethan Ampadu

Celebrated Name Ethan Ampadu
Nick Name Ethan Ampadu
Birth Name Ethan Kwame Colm Raymond Ampadu
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Father Kwame Ampadu
Current Club Chelsea FC
Current City London, England
Current Club Country England
Nationality Welsh
Coach Maurizio Sarri
Jersey Number 4 (Spexia Calcio)
Debut Club Exeter City
Birth Nation England
Height 1.82 m
Position Centre back / Defensive midfielder
Place Of Birth Exeter
Horoscope Virgo
Net Worth $3 million (estimated)
Weight 78 Kg
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black-Light Brown
Body Type Athletic
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Salary £1,924,000
Source of Wealth Football Career
Ethnicity Mixed

Ethan Kwame Colm Raymond Ampadu famed as Ethan Ampadu is a professional footballer who is currently playing for the Premier League club, Chelsea, and the Welsh National Team as a center-back. Ampadu also plays as a defensive midfielder. He started his football career at the club, Exeter City. Premier League club Chelsea signed Ampadu on July 1, 2017. On 20 September 2017, Ampadu made his debut for Chelsea against Nottingham Forest. He has also played for German club RB Leipzig and English club Sheffield United on loan. The 22-year-old, Welsh international footballer initially played for England at the under-16 level and played for Wales at under-16, under-17, and under-19 levels, before making his senior debut for Wales in November 2017. He was also part of the Wales squad that reached the round of 16 at UEFA Euro 2020. In November 2022, he was named in the Wales squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar and played against Iran on 25th November 2022 which Wales lost.

What is Ethan Ampadu Famous For?

  • Ethan Ampadu is a professional footballer who plays as a center-back or defensive midfielder on the field.
  • Ethan is famous for playing with the club, Spezia on loan from Premier League club Chelsea, and the Wales national team.

Who are Ethan Ampadu Parents?

Ethan Ampadu was born on September 14, 2000, in Exeter, Devon, England. He is the son of former Republic of Ireland U21 international retired footballer, Kwame Ampadu who has played for clubs like Arsenal, Swansea City, Leyton Orient, and Exeter City. Currently, his dad serves as a manager for the AS Monaco assistant manager. His mother is Welsh which qualifies for the Wales national team. He was born to an Irish mother and a Ghanaian father. His full name is Ethan Kwame Colm Raymond Ampadu. He holds Welsh-British nationality and his ethnicity is Mixed. His present age is 22 and he celebrates his birthday on September 14, 2022. He grew up with his brother, David Luiz. Ampadu is a product of Exeter City youth academy. He joined Exeter City youth academy at a very young age.

Ethan Ampadu Football Career

Exeter City

  • Ethan Ampadu appeared for the U-18 squad of Exeter City just at the age of 14. On August 9, 2016, Ampadu made his senior debut for the club against Brentford at St James Park in the first-round match in an EFL Cup.
  • Ampadu was 15 years 10 months and 26 days old when he made his senior debut for the senior team. Ampadu stayed on the pitch for the full 120 minutes with a 1-0 victory at the end. Ampadu became the club's youngest player to debut. He broke the 87-year-old record set by Cliff Bastin.
  • Ampadu also won the man of the match in his debut match. The following week, he made his league debut against Crawley Town in EFL League Two. Exeter City lost 1-0 at home.


  • Premier League club Chelsea signed Ampadu on July 1, 2017. Ampadu was just 16 years old when Chelsea signed him. Both the clubs had a massive disparity in the valuation of the player, which led to a tribunal. Both the clubs negotiated with each other with compensation fees for the player.
  • Ampadu made his Chelsea debut on September 20, 2017. Ampadu played his first game for Chelsea, against Nottingham Forest in an EFL Cup third-round match. Ampadu came on as a substitute for Cesc Fabregas in the 55th minute. And Ampadu became the first player born in the 2000s to play for the Chelsea senior team. Ampadu also became the youngest player to debut for the club in over ten years at 17 years and six days old.
  • Ampadu made his Premier League debut for Chelsea on December 12, 2017, against Huddersfield Town. He came on in the 80th minute.
  • The British footballer extended his contract for five years with the club, Chelsea in September 2018. The new manager Frank Lampard in July 2019 confirmed that Ampadu would spend the 2019–20 season out on loan at another club. Because of this, he joined RB Leipzig on a season-long loan deal during that period of time. 
  • Ampadu next joined fellow Premier League club Sheffield United on a season-long loan on September 7, 2020, where he played for 29 games. 
  • After his gameplay with Sheffield United, Ampadu joined Italian side, Venezia on 31 August 2021 on a season-long loan after signing a new three-year deal with Chelsea. On 1 September 2022, he joined Spezia on a season-long loan. 

Ethan Ampadu's International career

  • Ampadu's mother was Welsh-born. Thus, he could play either for Wales, England, the Republic of Ireland, or Ghana. Ampadu chose to play for Wales National Team.
  • Ampadu was called to the senior team of Wales ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Serbia on May 26, 2017. He was also called up again on November 1 to play friendlies against France and Panama. Finally, Ampadu made his senior debut against France on November 10. He came on as a substitute for Joe Ledley in the 63rd minute. Wales was defeated by France 2-0.
  • For the UEFA Euro 2020, Ampadu was selected for the Wales squad. He played against Italy but received a straight red card for a late challenge on Federico Bernardeschi, becoming the youngest player to receive one at the European Championships. 
  • In November 2022, Ampadu was named to the Wales squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Playing against Iran on 25th November 2022, Wales lost by two goals.

Ethan Ampadu Transfer News

  • Chelsea on 30 Jun 2023 at the end of the loan
  • Spezia on 1 Sept 2022 on loan
  • Chelsea on 30 Jun 2022 at the end of the loan
  • Venezia on 31 Aug 2021 on loan
  • Chelsea on 31 May 2021 at the end of the loan
  • Sheffield United on 7 Sept 2020 on loan
  • Chelsea on 30 Jun 2020 at the end of the loan
  • RB Leipzig on 22 Jul 2019 for the fee of 650k € on loan
  • Chelsea on 1 Jul 2017 on 2.8M €
  • Exeter City on 1 Jul 2016 From Exeter U18

Ethan Ampadu Awards and Achievements


  • UEFA Europa League: 2018–19

What is Ethan Ampadu Net Worth?

Ethan Ampadu, a professional footballer player, currently plays for the club, Chelsea. The net worth of Ethan Ampadu is estimated to be around $3 Million in 2022. He earns £37,000 per week, and £1,924,000 annually playing for his current team. His current contract expires on June 30, 2024. During his 2021 season, he was receiving an annual salary of £624,000. His current market value is recorded at €9 million as of November 2022 whereas his highest market value was €15 million on May 2021. His main source of income comes from his football career. He is also making a decent sum of money from endorsement deals with Nike and advertisements. With his career earnings, he is living a cool and comfortable lifestyle. 

Is Ethan Ampadu Dating Someone?

Ethan Ampadu is currently single and he is not dating anyone at the moment. He has no official girlfriend disclosed to the public and media. While surfing through his social media, he has not posted anything which might give a hint of his girlfriend. It seems he is focusing on his professional career rather than being in a relationship. He is a very private person when it comes to his personal life. 

How tall is Ethan Ampadu?

Ethan Ampadu is a handsome and cool footballer who stands tall at a height of 1.82 m. His body weight measures 78 kg. He has an athletic bodytype. He has a pair of brown eyes and his hair color is black-light brown. In 2019, he got rid of his signature look dreadlocks hair after getting his first-ever haircut due to which he looks almost unrecognizable. He shared a video of his transformation on Instagram as well where he is seen arriving at a hotel and is met by barber HD Cutz, real name Sheldon Edwards who cut the hair of the likes of Riyad Mahrez, Olivier Giroud, and Usain Bolt. In the Instagram post, Edwards wrote: "Change. It is always inevitable. Never be afraid to make Your Personal transition, It will create a new perspective..." 

Trivias About Ethan Ampadu You Need To Know.

  • Ampadu was eligible to play for four teams, Wales, England, Republic of Ireland and Ghana. Ampadu chose Wales
  • Ampadu made his senior club debut when he was just 15 years 10 months and 26 days old.
  • Ampadu became the first player born in the 2000s to play for the Chelsea senior team
  • He is the son of former Republic of Ireland U21 international retired footballer, Kwame Ampadu who has played for clubs like Arsenal, Swansea City, Leyton Orient, and Exeter City.