Happy Jele was a huge driving force behind the largely successful football club Orlando Pirates. To much disappointment from fans, he was the club's defender and captain until his recent departure from the club. So, what do we know about the star, and what are his future career plans? Here, we dissect everything we know about his life so far.
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Since he has publicly stated that he will no longer be returning to his beloved Orlando Pirates club to lead them, many fans were left wondering what his next steps are. Although he has not clarified his next steps professionally, some fans have speculated what his plans are. Before getting into that, though, here is what we know about the soccer star.
Profile summary and bio
|Full name||Happy Quinton Jele|
|Date of birth||1 January 1987|
|Age||35 years old|
|Birthplace||Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa|
|Current residence||Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Current nationality||South African|
|Eye colour||Dark brown|
|Native language||Undisclosed (speaks English fluently)|
|Net worth||R2 million|
|Social media profiles||@happyjele04 on Instagram@JeleHappy on Twitter|
Although the star athlete is considered to be an open book publicly and on his social media platforms, some facts surround him, like his early life and future career moves. However, this is what information we could find on his life and potential future career.
Is Happy Jele leaving Orlando Pirates?
As briefly mentioned, the star has since left his lengthy stay at Orlando Pirates. Happy Jele’s contract was not renewed due to his own decision to leave the club, and there are rumours he is close to signing for Royal AM. However, this has not been confirmed by him.
Happy Jele’s age
So, how old is Happy Jele, considering his huge success? As of July 2022, he is 35 years old and has already achieved legendary status.
Where does Happy Jele come from?
Happy Jele’s wife
The athlete is happily married to Mmabatho, and although the exact date of their relationship started or when they got married is unknown, many believe they have been married for at least a few years.
Happy Jele’s height
Standing at 181 cm, the athlete is considered taller than most men.
Happy Jele’s stats
Over his 16-year career with his previous soccer squad, he has had 387 total appearances, 18 goals, 7 assists, 72 yellow cards, one second-yellow card and one red card.
Happy Jele’s salary
Happy Jele’s house and cars have piqued fans' interest in how much he earns since he seems to live comfortably. Happy Jele’s salary per month is estimated to be around R160,000 a month, and he earns R2 million annually.
Happy Jele’s profiles
Happy Jele is a major soccer superstar, and judging by his lengthy, 16-year stay with Orlando Pirates, he has made a massive difference in the team's growth and success. Keep an eye on his social media pages to see what exciting career move he makes next.
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Source: Briefly News