Emmanuel Dennis - Updated May 2024

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Yola, Nigeria
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Yola, Nigeria

Emmanuel Dennis

Emmanuel Dennis is famous for being a professional footballer from Nigeria. Emmanuel Dennis plays as a striker for Premier League club Nottingham Forest.

Early Life

On November 15, 1997, Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis was born in Yola, Nigeria. As of now, he is just 24 years old, and his zodiac sign is Scorpio. Likewise, when it comes to his family, he has not revealed a single detail about it.

As per the sources, he has 4 siblings and one of their names is Popti Emmanuel Dennis. In 2010, he joined Accademia di Abuja. During that time, he was forced to relocate to the federal capital region. Moving on, he relocated to Kwara Football Academy, Ilorin.

Career and Professional Life

Emmanuel Dennis signed with Ukrainian Premier League club Zorya Luhansk, in March 2016. Finally, on July 24, 2016, he made his debut in a game against Olimpik Donetsk. Therefore, he scored the opener in a 3–0 victory.

On the bench mostly before being given his UEFA Europa League debut to Feyenoord, he started the season. Thus, it was on 3 November, which ended 1–1. He also played in the Ukrainian side’s other group-stage games, after impressing against Feyenoord. t

Emmanuel Dennis

Caption: Emmanuel Dennis during his game. Source: Instagram

Zorya was eliminated from the group having finished in last place, as it lost 2-0 in both matches. On 11 December, In addition, he scored his second goal in a 2–0 win over Stal Kamianske. Due to his performance, both Manchester City and the Bundesliga side were impressed. He was offered but, ended up staying with Zorya for the rest of the season.

On May 30, 2017, Club Brugge announced that they had signed Dennis on a 4-year deal for a fee of €1.2 million. Likewise, he was given the number 42 jersey shirt. Scoring 5 goals in 6 matches, he started a fabulous season. He scored twice in a 2–2 draw at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, on October 1, 2019. Thus, it was against Real Madrid in the group stage of the 2019–20 UEFA Champions League season.

More about his career

Bundesliga side 1. FC Köln announced that they had signed him on a loan deal until the end of the season, on January 25, 2021. During his time in Germany, he made a total of nine league appearances. Later, Watford confirmed they had reached an agreement with Club Brugge for the transfer of him, on June 21, 2021. Sooner, a five-year contract was signed two days later.

14 August, Hence, he scored on his Watford debut in their league opener, on August 14. And it was against Aston Villa, where Watford won 3–2. In November 2021, he was nominated for the Premier League Player of the Month award. It was after scoring and grabbing two assists in a 4–1 thrashing of Manchester United. Hence, it was also for scoring in a 4–2 defeat at Leicester City. He signed with Premier League side Nottingham Forest, on August 13, 2022.

Before being called up to the senior team, he represented Nigeria at the under-23 level. On September 10, 2019, he made his debut in a 2–2 friendly draw with Ukraine. For the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, the Nigeria Football Federation attempted to call Dennis up to the squad. However, he accused Watford of refusing to release Dennis and ‘baring their fangs. 

Dennis signed a non-disclosed transfer fee contract with Premier League club Nottingham Forest on August 13, 2022. The Hucknall chief scout Tom Burton gave the Nigerian international great marks.

Emmanuel Dennis – Net Worth 2023

Emmanuel Dennis has a successfully established career as a football player. Thus, he has a total estimated net worth of $1.5 million. The footballer has been living a lavish life.

Personal Life

Emmanuel Dennis has been very private when it comes to his personal life. Thus, he has revealed very little information about his love life. As per the sources, he has been in a romantic relationship with a secret lady. Besides that, there are no details related to his love life i.e., personal life.

Emmanuel Dennis – Body Measurements

Emmanuel Dennis stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 67 kg. Also, the footballer has dark brown pairs of eyes and black hair color.

Social Media

He is active on his Instagram account named @e_dennisblessed, with 314k followers. Similarly, on his Twitter account named @dennisblessed42, he has 36.5k followers.