Kanu Nwankwo: 5 things you need to know about the footballer's wife, Amarachi

Posted on Jan 23 2018 - 3:58am by admin

Amarachi Kanu Nwankwo is the beautiful wife of Nigeria’s football great, Kanu Nwankwo.

In the world of celebrities and their lives, not so much is known about Amarachi as the fitness expert lives a very private life but today we would like to share with you all you need to know about Amarachi Kanu Nwankwo.

1. Early marriage

Kanu and wife, Amarachi during their weddingplay

Kanu and wife, Amarachi during their wedding



Amarachi Kanu got married to Kanu Nwankwo in 2004 at the age of 18. In what is still known as one of the biggest weddings in Nigeria, the couple tied the knot in the star-studded event at Owerri in Imo state. The wedding was attended by teammates of Kanu Nwankwo and celebrities from around the country.

2. Her kids

Amarachi Kanu with husband and her kidsplay

Amarachi Kanu with husband and her kids



Just like most marriages, Amarachi and her husband and football icon, Kanu Nwankwo are blessed with three beautiful children. She has two cute sons and a very beautiful daughter.

3. Education

Amarchi Kanu at her graduation with her kidsplay

Amarchi Kanu at her graduation with her kids



We all know that Amarachi got married at a very early age in Nigeria, however, when she moved to the United Kingdom, she went back to the university. She has a first degree in Architecture and a masters degree in Entrepreneurial Management from European Business School, London.

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4. Her book

Amarachi the fitness expertplay

Amarachi the fitness expert



Amarachi Kanu added another feather to her cap when announced that she would be launching her very first book “Healthy Living.” The mother of three who doubles as a fitness expert sure made herself and family proud as the book was launched in July 2017 at the Emirates stadium in London. The event was attended by Olympic gold medalist, Mo Farah and a host of other sports celebrities.

5. Controversy

Nigerian football legend Kanu Nwankwo and his wife Amarachiplay

Nigerian football legend Kanu Nwankwo and his wife Amarachi

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Amarachi Kanu is not known to be controversial but in January 2018, the beautiful fitness expert and mother of three called out her husband’s brother, Ogbonna on Instagram for allegedly taking her son’s football ticket and attending a football match which was met to be for her son and his father. It was quite a shocking act from the footballer’s wife.

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