Jordan Ayew Biography and net worth

By | November 13, 2022

We will share with you Jordan Ayew Biography and his net worth.

Jordan Ayew is a Ghanaian International Footballer. He plays for the Ghana National team, the Black Stars, and club side Crystal Palace F.C. He is from a football home and is the son of Ghanaian football legend Abedi Pele, whose name remains in African football history as one of the greatest soccer stars of all time.


Jordan Ayew also has a brother named André Dede Ayew, who is the captain of the current Black Stars team, which he also plays for, and another brother called Rahim Ayew, who once played for the senior national team.

Jordan Ayew Biography and Net Worth


Real name: Jordan Pierre Ayew 
Nickname: Jo
Age: 32 years old
Date of Birth: December 11, 1991
Place of Birth: Marseille 
Nationality: Ghanaian, French
Religion: Islam
Profession: Footballer
Position: Centre-forward, Striker
Height: 182cm
Weight: 81kg
Instagram: @jordanayew9
Twitter(X): @jordan_ayew
Interest: He has an interest in Tennis apart from football


He attended a French school in Ghana to better his French language.


He is one of the sons of the legendary Abedi Pele and his wife, Maha Ayew. 



He is a Muslim and practices Islamic teachings.

Brothers and Sisters

Jordan has three (3) siblings. They are Ibrahim Ayew, Dede Ayew, and Imani Ayew.


Jordan is currently married to a Ghanaian lady named Denise Ayew. She is the founder and creative director of Kira Living (Kira Ghana), a home decor company. 


Jo and his wife Denise have two children, a daughter and a son. His daughter, who is the eldest, is called Razan Ayew (Razy), and his son is Kiki Ayew (Kian), and he is the youngest.

Read also: André Ayew Biography and net worth

History of Jordan Ayew

History of Jordan Ayew

Jordan Ayew was born in Marseille, France, on September 11, 1991. He was brought to Ghana at age 2-3 and was raised here in Ghana by his grandparents. He lived with his grandparents because his mum, Maha Ayew, and his senior brother, Dede Ayew, were often outside Ghana with his father, Abedi Pele, who was playing football abroad. Jordan only got to join his father on his trips when the ‘African Maradona’ was bringing his football career to a close. He watched his father play in one or two games before he retired.

Before Jordan Ayew started playing football, he was an athlete, and he used to race with a few friends in the neighborhood where he grew up in Ghana. He developed the love for football naturally through watching football games on television. He started playing football in his hood, and later, Jordan joined a team in Ghana where he played against older teammates. He moved to France later on and joined Lyon Duchére Youth Academy, where he began preparing for a bright football career. Jordan spent six years at the Academy. He also got the opportunity to join the Olympique de Marseille Academy when he was 13.

Club Career

Olympique de Marsaille

J. Ayew started his professional football career at Marseille. He was officially signed to the club in the year 2009. He played his first match for the club against Lorient with his senior brother André, who had already signed onto the team. Jordan scored the equalizer for his team Marseille at the 68′ as they won by 2-1. It was his first goal as well for the football club. His number goal number 2 was in their next game against OGC Nice. He netted a goal for Marseille in the 78′, and his brother André got a hat trick in the match. He also played in the game against Stade Brestois, his third game, and scored 59′, which ended 2-0. At Marseille, Jordan scored 14 goals for the club.

FC Sochaux

Jordan Ayew later joined Sochaux on loan from Olympique de Marseille until the end of the 2013-2014 season. He scored 5 goals for FC Sochaux during the 2013/2014 season and joined Lorient in 2014.

FC Lorient

Jo joined FC Lorient on July 28, 2014, and scored 12 goals during the 2014/15 season for the club. In 2015, he joined Aston Villa F.C.

Aston Villa F.C.

On July 27, 2015, Jordan signed for Aston Villa. At the time, his senior brother, Dede Ayew, had left the club for Swansea City. Jo scored 9 goals for Aston Villa at the end of the 2015/16 season. In 2017, he moved to Swansea City.

Swansea City

On January 31, 2017, Jordan joined Swansea City from Aston Villa until the end of the 2018/19 Season, and again, his senior brother left Swansea City for West Ham United. Jordan scored 8 goals for Swansea in the 2017/2018 season before he joined Crystal Palace on loan in 2018.

Crystal Palace (loan) – Crystal Palace (Current club)

Jordan joined Crystal Palace on loan from Swansea in 2018. He played in the 2018/19 matches for Crystal Palace, and on July 25, 2019, he signed with the club. He is currently doing well at the club in terms of his performance and has won a number of awards at the club.

International Career

Jordan Ayew, on September 5, 2010, got a call-up to play for Ghana. He featured in his first match for the senior national team during the 2012 AFCON Qualifications against Swaziland, which saw Ghana win by 3-0. However, his first international goal for Ghana was at the 2014 World Cup Qualification against Lesotho at the Kumasi Sports Stadium in the Ashanti Region Of Ghana. Jordan has played in various competitions for the senior national team, including the 2022 World Cup in Qatar and the 2023 African Cup of Nations Qualification.

Goals for Ghana Black Stars

Jordan Ayew has scored 17+ goals so far for the Black Stars.



• Tropheé des Champions: 2010, 2011.

• Coupe de la Ligue


• Ghana Player of the Year (2020)

• Players’ player of the season at Swansea City (2017/2018)

• Player of the season at Crystal Palace (2019/2020)

• Players’ player of the season at Crystal Palace (2019/2020)

• Player of the month at crystal palace (August 2019 and October 2019) 

• Goal of the season (Crystal Palace 2019/2020 against West Ham United).

• Footballer Of The Year 2019 at SWAG Awards

Week salary 

Jordan Ayew, at his current football club, Crystal Palace, receives £32,500 weekly.

Jordan Ayew House and Cars 

Jordan Ayew owns a mansion situated in Accra, Ghana. This mansion was once visited by Nana Aba Anamoah, a media personality in Ghana who went there to have an interview with him, and we saw photos of the inside shared online.

Jordan Ayew House and Cars

He has another house in London where he lives with his nuclear family. During the times of the coronavirus pandemic, the footballer revealed that he hosted his brother André Ayew and his family at his home in London, plus his oldest brother Rahim Ayew. Like most footballers do, Jordan Ayew likes to live a luxurious lifestyle too. He owns a Mercedes Benz and a number of cars, which he has been picked out driving in Ghana and also in London.

Jordan Ayew House and Cars

Jordan Ayew net worth

What is Jordan Ayew’s Net worth in 2022? His net worth in 2022 is estimated to be over $8 million.

FAQs about Jordan Ayew

• Where was Jordan Ayew born?
He was born in Marseille, France.

• Does Jordan Ayew speak French?
Yes, he does.

• How old is Jordan Ayew?
He is 32 years old (2024).

• Is Jordan Ayew married?
Yes, he is married to Denise Acquah.

• Where is Jordan Ayew now?
He plays his club football for Crystal Palace in London.

• How much does Jordan Ayew earn a week?
He earns £32,500 a week at Crystal Palace, his current club.

• Who is the father of Jordan Ayew?
Abedi Pele.

• Who is older Jordan Ayew?
Jordan is the junior brother of André Ayew.