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Michael Essien is a 38-year-old Ghanaian Soccer Player from Accra, Ghana. He was born on Friday, December 3, 1982. Is Michael Essien married or single, who is he dating now and previously?

As of 2021, Michael Essien is married to Akosua Puni Essien.


Michael Kojo Essien is a Ghanaian footballer who currently plays for Indonesian club Persib Bandung. He has also been capped for the Ghana national team more than 50 times. He is a physically strong midfielder who has often been touted as a box-to-box midfielder for his ability to exert energy in supporting offensive and defensive play and for his powerful and tough tackling playing style which has earned him the nickname “The Bison”. Essien can also play as a defender, both on the right of defence and in the centre. After playing on his local side and the French club Lyon, he signed with Chelsea for £24.4 million, then a record amount for an African footballer, and a record for the club.

Real Name
Michael Kojo Essien
Soccer Player
Place of Birth
Accra, Ghana
Date of Birth
December 3, 1982 (age 38)
Birth Sign
Marital Status
Akosua Puni Essien

Fun Fact: On the day of Michael Essien’s birth, "Truly" by Lionel Richie was the number 1 song on The Billboard Hot 100 and Ronald Reagan (Republican) was the U.S. President.

Michael Essien’s wife is Akosua Puni Essien. They got married in 2013. Michael had at least 6 relationship in the past. Michael Essien has not been previously engaged. He was born in Accra, Ghana. According to our records, he has 1 children.

Michael Essien’s wife

Michael Essien Wife
Akosua Puni Essien

Michael Essien’s wife is Akosua Puni Essien. The couple started dating in 2013.

Michael is a Sagittarius. Aggressively fun, this sign usually moves full speed ahead once they have their love target 'locked'. They enjoy a challenge and especially are attracted to confident outgoing partners. The most compatible signs with Sagittarius are generally considered to be Aries, Leo, Libra, and Aquarius. The least compatible signs with Sagittarius are generally considered to be Virgo and Pisces.

According to Chinese Zodiac, Michael was born in the Year of the Dog. People born in the Year of the Dog are loyal and can keep a secret. They are not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes. Michael Essien has a ruling planet of Jupiter.

Like many celebrities and famous people, Michael keeps his love life private. Check back often as we will continue to update this page with new relationship details. Let’s take a look at Michael Essien past relationships, exes and previous flings.

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Past Relationships

Michael Essien was previously married to Nadia Buari. He has not been previously engaged. Michael Essien has been in relationships with Leila Beiruthy (2007 – 2008), Lurata Murati (2006), Cassie Sumner (2006 – 2007) and Dela Ackumney (2003 – 2006). We are currently in process of looking up more information on the previous dates and hookups.

About Michael Essien

Michael Essien was born on the 3rd of December, 1982 (Millennials Generation). The first generation to reach adulthood in the new millennium, Millennials are the young technology gurus who thrive on new innovations, startups, and working out of coffee shops. They were the kids of the 1990s who were born roughly between 1980 and 2000. These 20-somethings to early 30-year-olds have redefined the workplace. Time magazine called them “The Me Me Me Generation” because they want it all. They are known as confident, entitled, and depressed.

Michael was born in the 1980s. The 1980s was the decade of big hair, big phones, pastel suits, Cabbage Patch Kids, Rubik’s cubes, Yuppies, Air Jordans, shoulder pads and Pac Man. During the Eighties, Berlin Wall crumbled, new computer technologies emerged and blockbuster movies and MTV reshaped pop culture.

Michael Essien is known for being a Soccer Player. Talented midfielder who played for Chelsea from 2005 to 2014 then joined AC Milan; became part of Ghana’s national team in 2002. In late 2012, he went on loan to Real Madrid and played under coach Jose Mourinho.

Michael Essien’s Spouse
Akosua Puni Essien
Started Dating
Roman Catholic

The 38-year-old American was born in the Year of the Dog and is part of Millennials Generation generation

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Michael Essien Facts

What is Michael Essien marital status?


Is Michael Essien gay?


Who is Michael Essien wife?

Akosua Puni Essien

Does he have any children?

Michael Essien has 1 children.

When did Michael Essien start dating Akosua Puni Essien?

Michael started seeing Akosua Puni Essien in 2013.

Is Michael Essien having any relationship affair?

According to our records, no.

Was Michael Essien ever been engaged?

Michael Essien has not been previously engaged.

How rich is Michael Essien?

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Michael Essien’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he has a ruling planet of Jupiter.


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