Who Is Marie Iwobi? Alex Iwobi Sister-Age Gap And Family

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Alex Iwobi, a Nigerian soccer player, has a sister named Marie Iwobi, who has recently graduated with a master’s degree in Creative Writing. 

Alexander Chuka Iwobi, who plays as a forward for Premier League club Arsenal, was born in Lagos, Nigeria, on May 3, 1996.

He moved to England when he was just four years old, following his parent’s decision to leave Turkey and settle in London.

Alex Iwobi
Alex Iwobi With His Chain (Source: Instagram)

Iwobi joined Arsenal while he was still in primary school in 2004 and made his first-team debut as an unused substitute in a League Cup match against West Bromwich Albion.

There he made 149 appearances and scored 15 goals, he managed to win the FA Cup in 2017 and scored in the 2019 UEFA Europa League Final. 

After that, he was transferred to Everton and agreed to a five-year contract on August 8, 2019.

Alex Iwobi Sister Marie Iwobi

Alex Iwobi had a close relationship with his sister Marie and his uncle Jay Jay Okocha, who is a former soccer player.

His father, Chuba Iwobi, was also a soccer player, but he eventually gave up on his sports career to pursue a degree in law.

Undoubtedly, he did so in order to provide for his family and ensure their financial security in the future.

His mother also has Nigerian ancestry but has not revealed any of her information to the fans.

Talking about his sister, Marie, was born on December 19, 1997, and pursuing her career in writing.

Marie Loves Writing

According to available sources, Marie Iwobi graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Leicester in July 2019.  

In addition, Marie pursued a Master’s degree in creative writing from Brunel University London in July 2022. 

Alex Iwobi Family
Alex Iwobi Family (Source: Instagram)

The father, filled with pride, posted on social media to celebrate his daughter’s graduation and shared delightful pictures of the occasion with their family, friends, and other well-wishers.

Marie loves writing and reading, as revealed by her Instagram posts. She often shares pictures of her books and shares updates on her reading progress.

Moreover, she is extremely proud of her accomplishment and is currently working on a novel.

Is Alex Iwobi Married? 

Alex Iwobi is not married and is currently single. However, he was seen dating a UK-based model Clarisse Juliette in 2017.

They often shared pictures of them spending holidays together.

Clarisse Juliette was a participant in season 7 of the revived version of the reality television series Love Island. Unfortunately, she was eliminated from the show on day 38.

 Alex Iwobi Ex Gf Carisse Juliette
Alex Iwobi Ex-Gf Carisse Juliette (Source: Instagram)

Through her Instagram page, she has been promoting her endeavors as a YouTuber, blogger, and entrepreneur; she runs her own jewelry business.

The couple dated for almost four years before deciding to break up.

Nowadays, Alex tries to keep his personal and love life private and does not shares any of his private information with the media. 

Chanda Rai
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