Calvin Bassey Biography: Age, Parents, State of Origin, Brother, Height, Weight, Net Worth

Calvin Bassey is a Nigerian professional footballer who came to prominence for his position as a left-back or Centre-Back for the English club Fulham and for the national team of Nigeria. He is a physically strong player with ability to defend one on one. He also possess good aerial ability.

Calvin Bassey
Calvin Bassey Wikipedia, Bio, Age, Facts, Photo
Quick Facts
Real Name:Calvin Chinedu Ughelumba
Date of Birth:December 31, 1999
Place of Birth:Aosta, Italy
Parents:Kingsley Ughelumba (father), Ebere Bassey (mother)
Siblings:Matthew, Elvis, Michael
Height:1.85 m
Net Worth:$1 million

Early Life

Born Calvin Chinedu Ughelumba on December 31, 1999 in Aosta, Italy. His father’s name is Kingsley Ughelumba and his mother’s name is Ebere Bassey. He grew up on Newham, England with his three siblings.

He has a brother named Matthew Bassey popularly known as Y.C.B, an English rapper who makes music under UK drill group. He has two other brothers named Elvis and Michael. His parents parted ways in 2008 which led to the mother leaving Italy for England and changing the surnames of the three Boys.

He has a height of 1.85 m and weight of 76 kg.


Bassey began his career at the youth level with Leicester City. He joined Rangers in 2020 and made his professional debut for the club in a 3-0 victory against St Mirren, on August 9, 2020. He scored his first goal for the club in a 4-0 win over Falkirk in the Scottish League Cup.

He joined Ajax for a club record fee of £20million, in July 2022. He signed a four-year contract with the English club Fulham for a transfer fee of €21 million, on July 28, 2023.

Bassey who is eligible to represent Italy, Nigeria or England at the international level, decided to play for Nigeria. He was called up for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in 2021 and made his debut in a 0-0 draw with Ghana at the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification match on March 25, 2022. He is also included in the squad for the AFCON 2023.

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Social Media

Calvin Bassey is active on social media. He is on Instagram @cbasseyy

Net Worth

Calvin Bassey earns his career as a footballer. He has a market value of €16 million based on stats from Transfermarkt. He has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Frequently asked questions

Who is Calvin Bassey?

He is a Nigerian professional footballer.

How old is Calvin Bassey?

He was born December 31, 1999.

Where is Calvin Bassey from?

He was born in Aosta, Italy but grew up in England. He is from Nigeria by origin.

Who are Calvin Bassey parents?

His parents are Kingsley Ughelumba and Ebere Bassey.

How many siblings does Calvin Bassey have?

He has three brothers Matthew, Elvis and Michael.

Which position does Calvin Bassey play?

He plays as a left-back.

What is Calvin Bassey height?

He has a height of 1.85 m.

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