Memphis Depay is a young Dutch football player and musician. Memphis Depay is awarded for playing for the Barcelona national team and the Netherlands national team.
Memphis Depay was born on February 13, 1994 and he is currently 27 years old. He hails from the South Holland village of Moordrecht in the Netherlands and his zodiac sign is Aquarius. Likewise, his nationality is Dutch. Speaking of family, his father’s name is Dennis Depay and his mother is Cora Schensema.
His father is Ghanaian and his mother is Dutch. Hence his ethnicity is Dutch Ghanaian. Unfortunately, his parents are no longer together. The relationship between his parents went south. When he was only 4 years old, his father left the family. He dropped his last name in 2012. It was intended to sever ties with his father, and he has also often remarked that his name is Memphis and not Depay.
working life and career
Professionally, Memphis Depay is a professional soccer player. He plays forward for LaLiga club Barcelona as well as for the Dutch national team. Speaking of the beginning of his professional career, it started at PSV Eindhoven. With this team, under the influence of manager Phillip Cocu, this personality became a permanent part of the team.
Likewise, this footballer was the Eredivisie’s top scorer in the 2014/15 season and helped the team win the Eredivisie title for the first time since 2008. This player also won the Dutch Footballer of the Year title for his performances during this period. this season.
In addition, the young player’s performances also earned him the title of Best Young Player in the World in 2015. This title was awarded by France Football. Then, in June 2015, this youngster joined English club Manchester United for a fee of £25m.
However, after a disappointing spell with Manchester United, he joined French side Lyon in January 2017. At Lyon, this player played for four seasons. The player then joined Barcelona on a free transfer in 2021.
Also, this young player is a product of the institution of the Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB). He has also represented the national team at all professional levels. He was part of the national team from the start. As such he has played under the tutelage of famous Dutch coaches and players.
Also, this young player was part of the Netherlands U17 team. The team in which he played won the European Championship in 2011. Likewise, in 2013, this young player made his senior debut. The very next year he was part of the squad for the national team that finished 3rd at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. With this game he achieved his breakthrough on the international stage. Also in 2020 this player took part in the UEFA Euro.
career in music
He is not only a player but also a musician. His music career took off in June 2017 after releasing his Los Angeles-inspired Freestyle LA vibes. The music video for this song featured Quincy Promes. Quincy is his teammate in the Dutch national team.
Then, in December 2017, the player released his freestyle track Kings & Queens. Then on October 3, 2018, the player/musician collaborated with musical artists Winne and Nana Fofie. The team also worked with producer Rass King. The collaboration was for his Ghana-inspired single AKWAABA. In addition, the player published his 3rd freestyle Porto Cervo (interlude). For this single he collaborated with Winne.
In addition, the footballer released his 2nd single No love in December 2018. Then, in July 2019, he released falling behind. In November 2019 he worked with Broederliefde on his album brothers in song long yes.Then he released his new song A week long via his Instagram. Then he let go Dubai Freestyle on April 17, 2020. Also, in September 2020, the player released his new song 2 Corinthians 5:7 and released his debut album Dubai Freestyle on November 27, 2020.
Memphis Depay might be singles currently. There is no news about his romantic relationships and affairs. However, he was previously engaged to Lori Harvey and the news was shared in June 2017. Lori is the youngest daughter of American TV personality Steve Harvey. However, the engaged couple has since split. As of November 2020, his ex-fiancée – Lori – has been in a relationship with American actor/film producer Michael B. Jordan.
Memphis Depay is very popular height of 1.76 meters or 5 feet 9 inches and his weight is about 78 kg. Likewise, the chest-waist-biceps size of the multi-talented personality is 38-30-13 inches respectively. Also, the player has dark brown eyes and curly hair of the same color.
Likewise, the player also has numerous tattoos. One of them is on his left arm, which is a tribute to his grandfather. His grandfather died the day before he turned 15. Also in 2016 he had a tattoo on his left torso depicting Christ the Redeemer and the date 06/18/14.
The date refers to his first international goal for the Netherlands. Also, the player has a tattoo on the inside of his lip. This one is “succesvol” which means successful in Dutch. Then there’s another one on his torso that says “Dream Chaser”.
Wealth and Social Media
Regarding his social media presence, Memphis Depay joined Twitter in April 2011 and has over 2.1 million followers on his @Memphis account to date. Likewise his Instagram The username is @memphisdepay and has more than 13.4 million followers. Also, this player has more than 5.6 million followers on his Facebook profile.
In addition, on February 5, 2016, the footballer created his YouTube channel “Memphis Depay”. To date, this channel has garnered more than 43.4 million views and 728,000 subscribers. Moving on, this musician/soccer player has a net worth of around 23 million US dollars.