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Romeo Lavia Bio, Net-worth, Salary, Family & Achievement


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Who Is Romeo Lavia?

Romeo Lavia, is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Premier League side Chelsea and the Belgium national team.

The youngster began his youth career with the Anderlecht’s academy when he arrived the team at the age of 8.

He spent over 8-years with the Belgian side until he turned 16 year old, before he finally left the club in 2020 to join Manchester City where he first signed his professional contract.

Lavia left the Cityzens in the summer of 2022 to pitched his tent with the Saint for a fee around €12 million, signing a five-year contract before moving to Chelsea in 2023 for £53 million having impressed at Southampton.

Romeo Lavia Early Life

Romeo Lavia was born on January 6th, 2004, to Ghanaian parents in Brussels, Belgium.

He is one of the most jovial among his siblings, Henri his brother, cousin Mario, and nephew Mathieu who were all born in Belgium to a Ghanaian parents.

As a youngster in Brussels, Lavia’s dream of playing football professionally was made possible by the support of his parents, from age 8 when he began participating in trials for some Belgium’s biggest clubs.

The year 2012 marked a significant milestone in Lavia’s life when he was accepted into the Anderlecht’s academy in Belgium where he nurtured his career.

Lavia’s football journey first started at S.C Woluwe, following in the footsteps of his compatriot Youri Tielemans before moving to Anderlecht.

At Anderlecht he honed his skills with enthusiasm and ascended through the ranks with consistency which led him to securing leadership role at the club.

Romeo Lavia Facts & Wiki

Name: Romeo Lavia

Date Of Birth: January 6th, 2004

Place Of Birth: Brussels, Belgium

Age: 20

Nationality: Belgium

Height: 5ft 11inch

Position: Defensive Midfielder

Club: Chelsea

Parents: Father & Mother

Siblings: Henri Braham

Religion: Christian

Weekly Salary: £73,000

Annual Salary: £3,796,000

Net-worth: £2.2 million

Current Market Value: €50 million

Social Media: Instagram, X, Facebook

Romeo Lavia Club & National Team Career

Romeo Lavia’s career started with a prestigious European youth competition for U15 teams named after Kevin De Bruyne (KDB Cup).

The KDB Cup which has seen lot of players including Ilaix Moriba and Jeremy Doku graced the prestigious competition, also played a huge role in Lavia’s career when he took part in the tournament.

Among the thousands of players that graced the KDB Cup, Lavia’s talent stood out particularly with Pep Guardiola present in the stand to access the youngster talent.

After leading his team to victory ahead of other top teams, Manchester City came calling in 2020 to signed him on a three-year contract at the age of 16.

Lavia started life at City with the U18 team before he quickly caught the attention of the academy staff with his impressive performance which earned him a promotion to the U23 team.

Within three months of joining the U23 team he was promoted to the Elite Development Squad, where he was a standout performer as City won the Premier League 2 Championship and also Voted Player of the Season in 2021.

Having been crowned Player of the Season with the U23 he moved to the first team, and was also included in the club’s Champions League squad.

Lavia in his quest in search of first team football, he moved to Southampton in 2022 for a fee reported to worth £10.5 million.

He didn’t only played as a starter at the club, he was one of the important players before he moved on to join Chelsea where he is currently nursing an injury since he arrived from Southampton last summer.

Romeo Lavia’s national team career isn’t as renowned as that of his club career, however, he has played for the Belgian U15, U16 and received his first call-up to the senior team in March, 2023 for the Euro 2024 qualifying fixtures.

On March 28, Lavia made his debut for Belgium as a substitute in a 3-2 win against Germany.

Romeo Lavia Family

The success story of Romeo Lavia is closely intertwined with his family’s love, encouragement and support while growing up.

Lavia’s relationship with his father isn’t well pronounced on the internet, but that of his mother who is of Congolese background is well pronounced with her love and support.

As for his siblings, his elder brother Henri Braham Stanic, nephews Mathieu and Mario Stroeykens are also a pillar of support for Romeo Lavia when he started his career

Romeo Lavia Salary & Net-worth

Lavia currently earns £73,000 per week at Chelsea having joined from Southampton last summer and signing a six-year contract that would expires on June 30, 2030.

While his weekly salary is £73,000 per week, he also earns £3,796,000 per year and for his net-worth the Belgian his reportedly worth £2.2 million.

Romeo Lavia Achievements & Stats

The only recent achievements that can associated with Romeo Lavia was the “Professional Development League” he won for Manchester City in 2020-21 season.

As for his stats, his yet to hit the ground running for Chelsea since joining from Southampton, due to his injury which he has however promised to come back stronger for the team.

Romeo Lavia Social Media

Romeo Lavia’s presence on Instagram and X isn’t yet topnotch in terms of his followers and engagement, however he’s been able garner over 429k followers on Instagram.

To follow the Chelsea midfielder just type his name in the search engine and instantly his name would appear.

This article was updated 2 months ago

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