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Kenny Tete

Facts About Kenny Tete

Celebrated Name Kenny Tete
Age 27 Years Old
Nick Name Tete
Birth Name Kenny Joelle Tete
Birth Date 1995-10-09
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Dutch
Birth Nation Netherlands
Place Of Birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Horoscope Libra
Ethnicity Mixed
Career Start 2005
Father Miguel Tete
Mother Natascha Simon
Marital Status Single
Height 5 ft. 11 inches
Weight 71kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €2 Million
Salary £1.1 Million
Current Team Fulham
Position Right-back
Jersey Number 2
Links Instagram

Kenny Joelle Tete is a Dutch professional football player who plays for EFL Championship club Fulham and the Netherlands national team as a right-back. He started playing football for the youth team of AFC DWS and later on, played for the youth team of AVV Zeeburgia. In 2005, he joined the youth team of Ajax and began his career at the club. He signed his first professional contract with Ajax on 20 July 2012, binding him to the club until 30 June 2015. He spent his first year as a professional playing for the Ajax A1 youth team, without receiving any call-ups to the first team. He made his professional debut for recently promoted reserves team Jong Ajax on 5 August 2013 in the Eerste Divisie, the 2nd tier of professional football in the Netherlands. He made his first-team debut for Ajax on 5 February 2015. On 10 July 2017, he signed for French side Lyon for a fee believed to be around €3m. He made his debut for the club on 11 August 2017. On 10 September 2020, he signed for newly-promoted Premier League club Fulham on a four-year deal with the option of a further year. He was given the number 2 shirt. He made his debut for the club on 16 September 2020 in the EFL second round. 

On the international level, he has represented the Netherlands at various age levels. He has represented the Netherlands at U17, U19, U20, U21, and the senior level. He received his first call-up to the senior Netherlands team in August 2015. He made his international team debut for the Netherlands on 10 October 2015 in a European Qualifiers. 

What is Kenny Tete Famous For?

  • Being a Dutch professional football player.
  • For playing as a right-back for EFL Championship club Fulham.

Where is Kenny Tete from?

Kenny Joelle Tete was born on 9 October 1995. His birthplace is Amsterdam, Netherlands. He was born his father, Miguel Tete, and his mother, Natascha Simon. His father, Miguel Tete had relocated to the Netherlands with his family at age 5 during the Mozambican War of Independence and is a former European heavyweight kickboxing champion, who works at The Bulldog coffee shop on the Leidseplein in downtown Amsterdam. He holds Dutch nationality. He belongs to mixed ethnicity. His horoscope sign is Libra.

What team does Kenny Tete play for?

  • He started playing football for the youth team of AFC DWS and later on, played for the youth team of AVV Zeeburgia. 
  • In 2005, he joined the youth team of Ajax and began his career at the club. During his 2011-12 season, he played for Ajax B1 team, the second-highest youth level in the academy where he helped his side to clinch the B-Juniors Eredivisie title. 
  • He signed his first professional contract with Ajax on 20 July 2012, binding him to the club until 30 June 2015. 
  • He spent his first year as a professional playing for the Ajax A1 youth team, without receiving any call-ups to the first team. 
  • He appeared in his first match for the first team on 29 June 2013 in a 4-1 pre-season friendly win against SDC Putten. 
  • He made his professional debut for recently promoted reserves team Jong Ajax on 5 August 2013 in a 2-0 victory against Telstar in the Eerste Divisie, the 2nd tier of professional football in the Netherlands. 
  • He made his first-team debut for Ajax on 5 February 2015 in a 1-0 loss against AZ Alkmaar. 
  • During his 2015-16 season, he made 31 appearances for the club, providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • On 24 November 2016, he scored his first goal for Ajax's first team in a 2-0 win against Panathinaikos in the group stage of the Europa League. During his 2016-17 season, he made 19 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.
  • On 10 July 2017, he signed for French side Lyon for a fee believed to be around €3m. He made his debut for the club on 11 August 2017 in a 2-1 win against Stade Rennais. On 19 August 2017, he scored his first goal for the club in a 3-3 draw against FC Girondins Bordeaux. In his first season, he made 31 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 5 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2018-19 season, he made 23 appearances for the club, providing 3 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2019-20 season, he made 28 appearances for the club, providing 1 assist in all the competitions as Lyon prominently featured in their run to the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League during that season.
  • On 10 September 2020, he signed for newly-promoted Premier League club Fulham on a four-year deal with the option of a further year. He was given the number 2 shirt. He made his debut for the club on 16 September 2020 in a 1-0 win against Ipswich in the EFL second round. During his 2020-21 season, he made 26 appearances for the club, providing 2 assists in all the competitions as Fulham got relegation to Championship. 
  • On 11 January 2022, he scored his first goal for the club in a 7-0 win against Reading.


Kenny Tete International Career

  • He has represented the Netherlands at various age levels. 
  • He has represented the Netherlands at U17, U19, U20, U21, and the senior level.
  • He made his debut for the Netherlands national U17 team on 25 October 2011 in a 3-0 win against Bosnia and Herzegovina in a UEFA European U17 Championship qualifying match. 
  • He made two further appearances during the qualifying rounds but was not included in the final 22-man squad which clinched the 2012 UEFA European U17 Championship in Slovakia.
  • He received his first U19 call-up when he was named to the squad for the 2013 UEFA European U1917 Championship. He appeared in all three group stage matches. The team defeated hosts Lithuania 3-2 in the opening match but lost their next two matches against Portugal and Spain, failing to advance past the group stage.
  • He received his first call-up to the senior Netherlands team in August 2015. 
  • He made his international team debut for the Netherlands on 10 October 2015 in a 2-1 win against Kazakhstan in a European Qualifiers.

Honors

  • Won the 2012 UEFA European U17 Championship with Netherlands U17.


How much was Kenny Tete?

Kenny Tete earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In July 2017, he signed for French side Lyon for a fee believed to be around €3m. In September 2020, he signed for newly-promoted Premier League club Fulham on a four-year deal with the option of a further year. As of 2022, his estimated net worth is €2 million and his salary is £1.1 million. His market value is around €5 million. 

Who is Kenny Tete's girlfriend?

Looking at his personal life he is not 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.

Kenny Tete Height and Weight

Kenny Tete stands at a height of 1.80m i.e. 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 71kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are black. His sexual orientation is straight. His other body measurement such as chest size, biceps size, and waist size is still got to get revealed yet. Overall, he has got a healthy body.

Trivias About Kenny Tete You Need To Know.

  • He signed his first professional contract on 20 July 2012.
  • He made his professional debut for recently promoted reserves team Jong Ajax on 5 August 2013.
  • His father, Miguel Tete had relocated to the Netherlands with his family at age 5 during the Mozambican War of Independence and is a former European heavyweight kickboxing champion, who works at The Bulldog coffee shop on the Leidseplein in downtown Amsterdam.
  • He wears shirt number 2 for Fulham.