Ridle Baku Bio, Career, Age, Net Worth, Personal Life

Quick Facts of Ridle Baku

Net Worth$1 million
Salary$572 thousand per year
Height6 ft 11 in
Date of Birth8 April, 1998
ProfessionSports

Bote Ridle Baku (simply known as Ridle Boku) is a German professional footballer who plays right back or midfield for VfL Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga and for the German national team. 

Ridle Boku’s Bio

Source: Wikipedia

 Ridle  Baku was born on April 8, 1998 in Mainz, Germany. His birth name was Bote Nzuzi Baku. He is a German professional footballer who plays for VfL Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga and for the German national team. His ethnicity is African. His twin brother, Makana Baku, is also a professional footballer. His father is a great fan of the German player Karl-Heinz Riedle, and hence he acquired the nickname “Ridle” from him. In 2018, Baku formally altered his name to include Ridle.

Everything to know about Ridle Boku’s Career 

Club Career 

Mainz 05 

Baku signed with Mainz 05 II for the 2017–18 season, making his Regionalliga Südwest debut on July 30, 2017 in a 3–0 home triumph over FSV Frankfurt. On September 16, 2017, Baku made his reserve team debut, scoring Mainz’s second goal in a 2–0 home win over Kickers Offenbach in the 82nd minute. On December 19, 2017, Baku made his professional debut for Mainz 05 in the 2017–18 DFB-Pokal, starting in a 3–1 home win over VfB Stuttgart. On April 29, 2018, he made his Bundesliga debut in a 3–0 home triumph over RB Leipzig. In the 90th minute, Baku sealed Mainz’s win by scoring the game’s last goal.

VfL Wolfsburg

2020–21 Season

Baku signed a five-year contract with fellow Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg on October 1, 2020, for an unknown amount. Three days later, in a 0–0 tie with Augsburg, he made his club debut, replacing Renato Steffen, who had tested positive for COVID-19. On November 1, he scored his first goal for the club in a 1–1 tie with Hertha Berlin.

In his debut season with the club, Baku made an impression, earning a spot in the Bundesliga Team of the Year. After 31 matchdays, he had a league-leading 2583 strenuous runs, including a league-leading 993 sprints, more than 150 more than the second-place finisher. He had 82 crosses, 32 shots, and 305 successful tackles to go with his six goals and four assists.

2021-22 Season 

Baku scored in Wolfsburg’s first match of the 2021–22 season, a 3–1 win over fourth-tier club SC Preußen Münster in the DFB-Pokal first round. On the other hand, Wolfsburg, employed a total of six substitutions, when only five were permitted, and were disqualified as a result of Preußen Münster’s objection. Baku scored again two weeks later in a league triumph over Hertha Berlin after coming from behind.

International career

Baku has represented Germany in the U18, U19, U20, and U21 national teams. On November 8, 2020, Baku received his first call-up to the German senior team. On November 11, 2020, he made his professional debut against the Czech Republic in a friendly match. He helped Germany U21 win the UEFA Under-21 Euro 2021 on June 6, 2021, by assisting on the lone goal against Portugal.

Is Ridle Boku Dating anyone?

Source: Playerswiki

As of 2022, Ridle Baku is completely single. There is no news in the media about his relationship. He has also not been seen in public with any woman who may be his potential partner. VfL Wolfsburg’s No. 29 midfielder is quite popular on IG with 30.3k followers. There are no romantic scenes on his social media.

Ridle Boku’s Family

His twin brother, Makana Baku, is also a professional footballer . His father, an admirer of German player Karl-Heinz Riedle, gave him the nickname “Ridle.”Baku’s name was formally modified to include Ridle in 2018.

Ridle Boku’s Net Worth

Ridle Baku makes £11,000 per week, or £572,000 per year, as a right-back or midfielder. His Wolfsburg contract runs out on June 30, 2025.

His current market worth is €25 million, as of December 22nd, 2021. He is an Adidas athlete.

His net worth is $1 million as of 2022.

Ridle Boku’s Body Measurements : Height and Weight

Boku is a handsome guy with a dashing height of 5 feet 9 inches. He has a weight of 86 kg and has black eyes.

Ridle Boku’s Social Media

Ridle Boku is fully active on his social media. His IG has over 30k followers and over 26 posts by this time. He is quite famous on IG. His IG account username is @ridleboku. He has verified the IG handle.

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