Dele Alli - Updated Jun 2024

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Dele Alli

Dele Alli is a professional footballer who has been playing in the position of an attacking midfielder for Süper Lig club Beşiktaş. Dele Alli is well-known to be one of the world’s promising athletes.

Early Life and Childhood

Bamidele Jermaine Alli’s birthdate is 11th April 1996 and his birthplace is Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England. The names of his parents are Kehinde Kenny and Denise. He is 27 years old as of now.

His father was of who is of Nigerian descent whereas his mother is of English descent. After his parents divorced each other, his mother raised him alone and his father remarried and went to the US. The footballer also has some half-siblings from her parent’s other marriages.

Regarding his studies, he went to the Stantonbury Campus, in north Milton Keynes, and then to the Radcliffe School in Wolverton. Since his mom was suffering from alcoholism, he went into Alan and Sally Hickford’s family at the age of thirty.

Even though they didn’t adopt him legally he still referred them to be his adopted parents. He grew up with their son with whom Dalle played football for the team, “MK Dons”. At the age of eleven, he joined to a member the youth team of ‘MK Dons’.

The footballer eventually made his debut at the age of sixteen with their 1st string team. He scored his 1st goal contrary to ‘Cambridge’ and made his league entrance in a match counter to ‘Coventry City’ in December 2012.

The athlete has played many times for the English ‘Under-17,’ ‘Under-18,’ ‘Under-19,’ and ‘Under-21’ squads. Moreover, his 1st match was for the English ‘Under-19’ squad in a draw contrary to Germany, throughout which he backed a goal by Bradley Fewster.

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Caption: Dele Alli with his parents when he was young (Source: Sports Brief)

Career and Professional Life

In his early career, Dele Alli played for ‘City Colts for some time in 2007 and then for ‘MK Dons from 2007 to 11. As for his senior career from 2011-15, he played for ‘MK Dons’ and shifted to ‘Tottenham Hotspur’. But, the footballer resumed playing on loan with ‘MK Dons for another half period of 2015.

He has signified the English ‘Under-17,’ ‘Under-18,’ ‘Under-19,’ and ‘Under-21’ teams from 2012 to 2015. Since then, he has been playing for the English senior national squad since 2015. He also turned out to be a regular performer for ‘MK Dons’ in the 2013 to 14 season.

The footballer played opposite ‘Northampton Town’ in his ‘Football League Trophy’ debut and helped his squad to achieve a 2–0 victory. He scored his 1st professional league goal in a game contrary to ‘Stevenage’.

In 2013, he underwent a setback due to an injury. He eventually got back to record the initial goal for his club in 2014 against ‘Shrewsbury Town’. At the age of seventeen, he scored a hat-trick to help ‘MK Dons acquire a 3–1 twin against ‘Notts County at the ‘Meadow Lan stadium.

In his 37 appearances in the season, Dele scored 7 times, becoming a cherished participant in the squad. He resumed his success with the ‘Dons’ in the 2014–2015 season.

Likewise, he played in the center midfield and goal contrary to ‘Gillingham’, ‘AFC Wimbledon’, ‘Peterborough United’, and ‘Crawley Town’. He recorded his 2nd hat trick in a game opposite ‘Crewe Alexandra’ and even was honored as the ‘Man of the Match’. In February 2015, the footballer made a five-and-a-half-year contract with ‘Tottenham Hotspur’ that is worth £ 5 million.


Dele Alli still resumed performing for the ‘Dons’ on loan for the rest of the season, resulting in the team being the runners-up in the league. Then, he made his 1st presence as a substitute in the final 13 minutes of Premier LeaguTheor ‘Tottenham’.

The game was held in August 2015 and was opposite ‘Manchester United’. He recorded his 1st goal for the squad contrary to ‘Leicester City’ and turn to be a regular starter soon. The season came to an end with a brace opposite ‘Stoke City’ that made him the season’s ‘PFA Young Player of the Year’.

In the 2016–17 season, he played contrary to ‘Stoke City’ and recorded eight goals in six league games. He got his 1st red card for playing uncertainly opposite to ‘KAA Gent’ in February 2017.

Still, he resumed his victory and was presented in the ‘PFA Team of the Year’. Then, the English footballer made his 1st appearance as a substitute in the English squad contrary to Estonia in a ‘UEFA Euro’ succeeding game in October 2015.

After a month, Dele Alli counted an inaugural goal opposite to France at the ‘Wembley Stadium’ in his senior national squad. With the 3-2 victory against Germany, he was honored as the ‘Man of the Match’ in March 2016.

In the 2015–16 season, Alli was forbidden for three games for hitting ‘West Bromwich Albion midfielder Claudio Yacob in the abdomen. Later, he made an apology for the incident. Furthermore, he has received numerous warnings for diving and simulation and has also been blamed for obvious cheating.

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Caption: Dele Alli while practicing football (Source: Instagram)

Dele Alli – Net Worth 2024

Dele Alli has been earning an impressive amount of wealth throughout his whole athletic career. Alli has an estimated net worth of a whopping $35 million US Dollars. Likewise, his annual salary is $7.2 million and he makes $8 million from endorsements.

His primary source of income is his professional football career which has made him a famous figure too. The English athlete seems to have a car collection that includes Range Rover, Mercedes, and Rolls Royce.

He also earns as a brand ambassador and from his clothing line. Moreover, he owns a huge mansion with 5 bedrooms in Elstree, Hertfordshire.

Relationship Status

In March 2016, the English footballer hooked up with Ferne McCann, a reality TV personality. They were spotted together at London’s Libertine Club and then at Alli’s 2016 birthday party.

Then, Dele Alli met Ruby Mae in 2016 and eventually started to have a romantic relationship with each other. They were together for quite a long time but had to break up over some years.

As of now, the professional football player is in a relationship with a model, Cindy Kimberly. Their sweet and romantic images are getting more attention right now.

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Caption: Dele Alli with his girlfriend (Source: Instagram)

Body Measurements

Regarding his body measurements, all the information is available on the internet. Dele Alli has a good height of 6 feet 2 inches or 188 cm. Likewise, he has a slim body type with a suitable body weight of around 70 kg or 155 lbs.

His chest size is 38 inches, his biceps size is 14 inches, and his waist size is 32 inches. The English footballer has a medium complexion with dark brown eyes and super curly short hair.

The athlete has a very sharp and handsome face with a gentlemanly personality.

Dele Alli – Social Media

Dele Alli has been active on social media platforms for quite a long time now. Observing his social media, followers can see that he is an amazing footballer. He has an Instagram account, a Twitter account, and even a Facebook page which are all verified.

Alli has 4 million followers on his Facebook page and 8 million followers on his Instagram account. As for Twitter, he joined there in July 2011 and now has 1.1 million followers there.