Nathan Tella Biography: Profile, Age, Height, Parents, Salary, Net Worth

Nathan Tella is a Nigerian professional footballer who rose to prominence for playing as an attacking midfielder or right winger for the German club Bayer Leverkusen and for the Nigeria national team. He is a physically strong player with good movements off the ball.

Nathan Tella
Quick Facts
Real name: Nathan Adewale Temitayo Tella
Date of birth: July 5, 1999
Birthplace: Lambeth, England
Nationality: Nigerian
Occupation: Soccer player
Parents: N/A
Brothers or sisters: N/A
Partner: N/A
Height: 1.73 m
Net value: Not estimated

Early life

Nathan Adewale Temitayo Tella was born on July 5, 1999 in Lambeth, England. He grew up in Stevenage, Hertfordshire and was educated at Edwintree Middle School and then Freman College. He is of Nigerian descent.


Nathan Tella started his career at youth level with Arsenal in 2007 and progressed through the youth ranks of Southampton.

He made his senior debut for Southampton in a 3–0 win against Norwich City on 19 June 2020.

He joined Burnley on a season-long loan on 11 August 2022. He later signed a five-year contract for Bayer Leverkusen on 27 August 2023 for a reported fee of £20 million.

On the international stage, Twlla was called up to the Nigerian national team for the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Lesotho and Zimbabwe.

Social media

Nathan Tella is active on social media. He is on Instagram @nathantella11

Net value

Nathan Tella earns his career as a footballer. According to Transfermarkt statistics, he has a market value of 23 million euros. His net worth has not been estimated

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Nathan Tella?

He is a Nigerian professional footballer.

How old is Nathan Tella?

He was born on June 5, 1999

Where was Nathan Tella born?

He was born in Lambeth, England.

What position does Nathan Tella play?

He plays as an attacking midfielder.

What is Nathan Tella’s height?

He has a height of 1.73 m.

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