Emmanuel Acho – Bio, Age, Net worth, Height, Single, Nationality, Body Measurements, Career

Emmanuel Acho is a Nigerian-American former soccer player, author and presenter. Emmanuel Acho played linebacker in the National Football League (NFL).

Early life

Emmanuel Acho was born on November 10, 1990. His full name is Emmanuel Chinedum Acho. Currently is Acho 31 years old and his sun sign is Scorpio. He is originally from Dallas, Texas, USA. Acho is a Christian. His parents are dr. Sonny Acho and Christie Acho. In addition, his parents are immigrants who migrated from Isuikwuato, Nigeria.

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Caption: Picture of Emmanuel Acho together with his parents. Source: Instagram

This personality is the youngest of three siblings. As such, he has two older sisters named Chichi Echo and Stephanie Acho and an older brother named Sam Echo. He graduated from high school at St. Mark’s School of Texas. Emmanuel played alongside his brother for two years before Sam graduated.

In addition to football, Acho has been honored with his letter in basketball, track and field, and athletics. He then chose the University of Texas to continue his education at the college level. This player has a degree in sports management.


This former player had a great soccer career as a high school student. At school he played alongside his brother Sam, who was co-captain of the team. The brother duo set many records. Also, the school awarded Emmanuel his letter in football, basketball, field and track and field. Similarly, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football named him the top linebacker in the state his senior year.

Additionally, ESPN, owned by multinational digital cable ESPNU, named Acho one of America’s Top 150 Recruits. He then played 48 games during his collegiate career at the University of Texas. He also won the Arthur Ashe Award in his junior year.

As a college senior, Acho was a three-time first-team Academic All-Big 12 selection, AFCA Good Works Team. He was also the first-team consensus All-Big-12 linebacker. Similarly, he was also a finalist for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award, the Wuerffel Trophy, and the Lott Trophy.

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Caption: Emmanuel Acho won the Creative Arts Emmy Award. Source: Instagram


After graduating from college, the Cleveland Browns drafted the sports analyst in the 2012 NFL draft. Acho was the 204th pick and the Browns selected him in the sixth round. However, this personality missed the entire 2012 season due to a leg injury. As a result, Acho was then traded to the Philadelphia Eagles. But the Eagles soon let him go.

That’s why the New York Giants put him on their practice team. Despite this, Philadelphia re-signed Acho after their linebacker Jake Knott suffered an injury. Additionally, the co-host got his first NFL tackle in the six games he played. Despite this, Acho was placed on the inactive list when their injured linebacker came back.

Ultimately, the Philadelphia Eagles waived the former ESPN analyst. However, they accepted Acho into the practice squad. Although he resigned on January 6, 2014, Acho was fired and placed on the drill squad. But after injuring a few linebackers, Acho was placed on the active list. He currently works as an analyst for Fox Sports 1.

He also hosts the weekly anti-racism webcast Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man. He also published a book of the same title and announced the publication of a second book. He is also the co-host of a sports talk show called Speak For Yourself. Acho stars alongside Marcellus Wiley in the afternoon studio show.

Personal life

This personality is not married or rumored to be in a relationship with anyone. However, Acho previously dated Nigerian-American actress Yvonne Anuli Orji. The two dated for a long time before breaking up. However, the separation was mutual, and the former couple maintains a friendly relationship.

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Caption: Image by Emmanuel Acho and Yvonne Anuli Orji. Source: Hitnaiya

body measurements

Acho has a healthy lifestyle and maintains a good physique. He weighs about 240 lb or 109 kilos while having one Height by 6 feet 2 inches. This personality has a good sense of fashion and dresses very smartly in most of his pictures. Acho has black hair and brown eyes.

Social Media and Wealth

His ‘@emmanuelacho’ Instagram Account has earned over 936,000 followers. His self-titled YouTube channel has garnered over 593,000 subscribers. Likewise, his Twitter account @EmmanuelAcho has amassed over 309.5K followers.

This former soccer player has one net worth of around 1.2 million US dollars. Acho has a successful career and great earnings.

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