Dominic Solanke Biography: Age, Height, Parents, Wife, Family, Religion, Net Worth

Dominic Solanke is an English professional footballer who came to prominence for his position as a striker for the English club AFC Bournemouth. He is a versatile player who can play either as an attacking midfielder or as a winger. He is a player with good physique and amazing touch on the ball.

Dominic Solanke
Dominic Solanke Wikipedia, Bio, Age, Facts, Photo
Quick Facts
Real Name:Dominic Ayodele Solanke-Mitchell
Date of Birth:September 14, 1997
Place of Birth:Reading, United Kingdom
Height:1.87 m
Net Worth:Not Estimated

Early Life

Born Dominic Ayodele Solanke-Mitchell on September 14, 1997 in Reading, United Kingdom to a Nigerian father and English mother. He is of mixed ethnicity and of Christian religion. He also spent his early years with his brothers and sister. He went to Brighton Hill Community College in Basingstoke.


Solanke began his career at the youth level with Chelsea in 2004. He made his senior debut for Chelsea in October 2014 and went on loan to Vitesse for the 2015-16 season.

He agreed to sign for Liverpool on May 30, 2017 and was officially confirmed as a Liverpool player on July 10, 2017. He made his debut for the club in a 3-1 victory against Hoffenheim, on August 16, 2017.

He joined AFC Bournemouth on a long-term deal for an undisclosed fee on January 4, 2019. He made his debut in a 2-0 away loss against Cardiff City in the league on February 2. He scored his first goal in a 4-1 victory against Leicester City, on July 12, 2020.

At the international scene, Solanke represented England at the under-16, under-17, under-18, under-19, under-20, and under-21 levels. He was named the England Men’s Youth Player of the Year for 2014, in January 2015.

He was called up to the senior team in November 2017, for a friendly match against Brazil which ended in a 0-0 goalless draw.

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Dominic Solanke has won individual awards such as:

  • Chelsea Academy Player of the Year: 2014-15
  • England’s Men Youth Player of the Year: 2014
  • FIFA U-20 World Cup Golden Ball: 2017
  • Premier League Player of the Month: December 2023

He has won other titles which include:

  • FA Youth Cup: 2013-14, 2014-15 (Chelsea Youth)
  • UEFA Youth League: 2014-15 (Chelsea Youth)
  • FIFA U-20 World Cup: 2017 (England)

Personal Life

Dominic Solanke got engaged to his girlfriend Erica Raimondi, on November 17, 2022.

Erica is a freelance graphic designer and business woman. She is of mixed ethnicity with roots in both the Philippines and Italy. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts and Graphic Communications degree from Birmingham City University.

Social Media

Dominic Solanke is active on social media. He is on Instagram @solanke

Net Worth

Dominic Solanke earns his career as a footballer. He has a market value of โ‚ฌ25 million based on stats from Transfermarkt. His net worth has not been estimated.

Frequently asked questions

Who is Dominic Solanke?

He is an English professional footballer.

How old is Dominic Solanke?

He was born on September 14, 1997.

Where was Dominic Solanke born?

He was born in Reading, United Kingdom.

Where is Dominic Solanke Origin?

He was born to Nigerian father and Englush mother.

What position does Dominic Solanke play?

He plays as a striker.

What is Dominic Solanke height?

He has a height of 1.87 m.

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