Romelu Lukaku: Age, height, girlfriend, religion, boots, stats, salary

Cameron Smith

Romelu Lukaku is now once again a Chelsea player no less than seven years after being deemed surplus to requirement at the Stamford Bridge side.

The reported fee is around €130 million, and will see the Belgium international solve Thomas Tuchel's number nine conundrum.

The German manager has rotated between Timo Werner and Kai Havertz through the middle at Stamford Bridge, but a new centre-forward was deemed a priority this summer.

The club have settled on Lukaku after a failed pursuit of Erling Haaland, and the move has now been completed.

With Lukaku set to lead the line for Chelsea in the Premier League once again, here's everything you need to know about the deadly hitman.

How old is Romelu Lukaku?

Lukaku was born on 13 May, 1993. He is aged 28.

What is Romelu Lukaku’s height?

Lukaku is 6ft 3in tall, or 1.91m.

What is Romelu Lukaku’s weight?

Varane is reportedly 93kg, or 14st 9lb.

Romelu Lukaku

Romelu Lukaku

What football boots does Romelu Lukaku wear?

Lukaku wears Nike Mercurial Superfly VIII Elite cleats.

What is Romelu Lukaku’s nickname?

During his time at Manchester United, Lukaku was given the nickname 'Rocky' due to his work ethic in training, and immense gym sessions. He bulked up at Old Trafford, and this led to his team-mates referring to him as the iconic movie character played by Sylvester Stallone.

Who is Romelu Lukaku’s girlfriend?

Lukaku isn't currently dating anyone publicly. His ex-girlfriend is Sarah Mens, and the couple split up earlier in 2021. They have a child together, called Romeo.

Who is Romelu Lukaku’s brother?

Lukaku's brother is fellow professional footballer Jordan Lukaku. Jordan currently plays for Lazio, although he spent last season on loan at Royal Antwerp. He has eight senior Belgium caps.

What is Romelu Lukaku’s religion?

Lukaku is a devoted Roman Catholic.

Who is Romelu Lukaku’s agent?

Lukaku's current agent is Federico Pastorello, who negotiated his move to Chelsea. His former agent is Mino Raiola, who secured his switch to Manchester United. He also joined Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports management agency after parting ways with Raiola.

What is Romelu Lukaku’s salary?

Lukaku reportedly earned around €235,000 (£200,000) per week at Inter, while rumours suggest that this will increase to around €294,000 (£250,000) per week when he joins Chelsea.

What is Romelu Lukaku’s Instagram?

Lukaku's Instagram account is under the username @romelulukaku and as of August 2021, he has 7.4m followers.

What are Romelu Lukaku’s stats?

Lukaku began his career at Anderlecht and made 73 appearances for the club, scoring an impressive 33 goals. He made his senior debut aged 16, and was the Pro League's top scorer in his first full season.

That earned him a move to Chelsea. He never hit the ground running at Stamford Bridge and never managed to score a goal for the club.

He netted 17 league goals on loan at West Brom from Chelsea in 2012/13 however, before then moving to Everton on loan the next year. He scored 15 league goals that year, and then moved on a permanent deal. In total, he played 164 times for the Toffees, scoring 86 goals.

Lukaku then moved to Manchester United, and scored 42 goals in two seasons for the club.

At Inter, he scored 64 goals and assisted 18 in just 95 games. He was the key man as the Nerazzurri won their first Scudetto in 11 years.

Lukaku made his Belgium debut at 17 in 2010 and has gone on to score 64 goals in 98 games. This makes him the highest scorer in his country's history.