Do you remember your dream as a kid? And did it come true? Or did you forget about that dream in the ebb and flow of your life? If so, then this article might motivate you to pursue your long-forgotten childhood dream. Meet Daniel Adeboboye, a boy from Ontario who once dreamt about representing his hometown team Toronto Argonauts, and made it come true.
Today, Daniel is a professional Canadian football running back playing for the Toronto Argonauts. Keep reading until the end to know how his dream turned into reality, including his net worth, family, and relationships.
Grey Cup In The Rookie Year
Daniel Adeboboye was born in Mississauga, Ontario, on May 12, 1999. He started playing college football for Bryant University as Bryant Bulldogs. Speaking of his studies, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management degree.
Adeboboye was a determined and skilled player on the college team who worked hard to show his potential and take the first step toward his dream. And on May 10, 2022, his dream turned into reality when he got drafted by Toronto Argonauts and finally became the Boatmen. He first appeared on the team's active roster as the backup running back to Andrew Harris and played his first professional game on June 16, 2022, against the Montreal Alouettes.
Being selected was the most significant achievement, but harder work was needed to become worthy of it. So Daniel did push himself hard and outdid himself in every match he played. He showed a good record in the 16 games he appeared in and also got named Argos Most Outstanding Special Teams Player.
Everything was going uphill for the Mississauga native when life bestowed him with another milestone. Daniel got to be a part of the greatest accomplishment in the CFL, a grey cup winner, that too in his rookie year.
At such a young age, Adeboboye has managed to bag some stunning records under his name, and all in all, he has just begun. The future looks promising for the athlete, and we are eager to see what more the future has in store. Another young player, DaShaun Amos, was also a part of the 109th Grey Cup win. Amos began playing for the team in February 2021.
Daniel Adeboboye Net Worth
CFL doesn't splurge on the players as much as NFL does. Regardless, the payment is considered significant even though the average salary for the team isn't publicized. However, according to some reports, CFL players are fairly paid.
In 2022, the highest-paid running back earned up to $165,000, with the lowest being $76,300. As Daniel plays the running back position, his salary can also fall under the mentioned range. Considering this, we can assume Daniel Adeboboye's net worth is notable and will continue to grow in the coming future.
Is Dating Somone?
As a young athlete who is good-looking, kind, humble, and hard-working, it must not be difficult to have women confess their love. But the question is if the heartthrob is dating anyone. Unfortunately, the answer remains a mystery as there's been no information regarding Daniel Adeboboye's girlfriend. And he hasn't talked about his relationships or hinted at anything related to it. But we hope to see the athlete flourish in his love life as well.
Apart from his love life, the player is a family person. Daniel Adeboboye's mother is Marian Adeboboye, and his father is Tai Adeboboye, who is from Nigeria. He belongs to the typical catholic family, and his father is a lead pastor.
The defensive back has two brothers, Adam Adeboboye and Isaiah Adeboboye, and a sister Naomi Adeboboye. In addition, Daniel is blessed to have supportive and loving parents who seem very proud of what he has achieved at such a young age and are always there to support him during his matches.
Daniel Adoboboye comes from a loving and supportive catholic family. Photo Source: Tai Adoboboye's Instagram
The Ontario native's Instagram profile is only filled with his matches and training-related posts. He is focused on honing his skills and believes in not just playing as a professional but excelling at it. His work ethic and attitude sure will take him far in the future. And we wish him a brighter and more prosperous future ahead.
Trivia And Facts
- Daniel's father is also a motivational speaker.
- Adeboboye has over 3K Instagram followers.