Sun 05 September 2021 | 16:30

Facts about Leonita Lekaj, Granit Xhaka’s wife

One of the hottest wags in the world of football is with no doubt Granit Xhaka’s wife, Leonita Lekaj. But who is she and what facts are out there to know about her?

Born on March 31, 1992, Leonita Lekaj is an Albanian Instagram star and social media personality, who is mostly famous because of her husband,

Granit Xhaka

, who is one of the most popular and beloved football players in the world, currently kicking the ball for



Born on 31 March 1992 in Tirana, Albania she was later raised in Pristina, Kosovo, and the Ruhr region of Germany. In fact, she moved to Ruhr, when she was 15 with her family and that’s where she met her future husband. 

Adriel Lekaj, Leonita’s father, is a retired school teacher, while her mother, Hena Lekaj, was a homemaker.

Before moving to Germany, she went to the British School of Kosova for doing basic studies, but she later studied as a high school student in Germany. It might be interesting to know that Leonita Lekaj has a bachelor’s degree in English from Freie Universität Berlin which is a public research university in Berlin.

Today she works as a model on social media platforms. But what are other interesting facts are there to know about her? Stay tuned to check them out.

All you need to know about Leonita Lekaj, Granit Xhaka’s wife

Without further ado, let’s start with the first facts about Leonita Lekaj, Granit Xhaka’s gorgeous wife.

Leonita Lekaj age and biography at point

  • Full Name:

    Leonita Lekaj

  • Date of Birth:

    March 31, 1992

  • Age:

    29 years old

  • Place of Birth:

    Tirana, Albania

  • Nationality:

    Nationality: Albanian

  • Height:

    5 ft 8 inches (176 cm)

  • Weight:

    65 kg

  • Parents:

    Adriel and Hena Lekaj

  • Husband/Partner:

    Granit Xhaka

  • Children:

    Ayana and Laneya Xhaka

  • Net Worth:

    $1.5 million

  • Religion:


Ok, let’s start digging in by taking a look at Leonita Lekaj Childhood.

Leonita Lekaj Childhood and early life

As one of the hottest wags in the world, Leonita Lekaj was born in Tirana, Albania on 31 March 1992 in a middle-class family. During her early childhood, her family moved to Pristina, Kosovo, where she was raised. Being a 15-year-old, she experienced immigration once more, as her family moved to Ruhr, Germany.

Leonita’s father, Adriel Lekaj, is a retired school teacher, while her mother, Hena Lekaj, was a homemaker. In the case of Leonita Lekaj's siblings, you must know that she has got a brother named Leonard Lekaj, who is also a football player.

You may also like to know that Leonita Lekaj's religion is Christianity.

Leonita Lekaj educations

Leonita started her early educations in Kosovo where she went to the British School for doing the basic studies, but she later had to move to International School Ruhr high school as they moved to Germany.

Leonita Lekaj earned her bachelor’s degree in English at the Freie Universität Berlin.

Time to move to the next fact about gorgeous Leonita Lekaj.

Leonita Lekaj Zodiac Sign

Leonita Lekaj zodiac sign is Aries. The Aries women are typically confident, fiery, bold, spontaneous, and independent. She surely is an Aries! Isn’t she?!

These are action people, extroverted and assertive. They want to be in charge, the boss, the hunter, the instigator.

On the other hand, Leonita Lekaj’s husband, Granit Xhaka is a Libra.

A Libra male is an expert communicator, always knowing the perfect thing to say in any situation to come off as diplomatic, tactful, and charismatic.No wonder why he could steal his wife’s heart! The Libra is capable of making his partner laugh and enjoys every minute of her life with him.

Leonita Lekaj Career

As the next fact about Leonita Lekaj, we want to take a look at the hot wag’s career.

Although many of you may think that she must have a job in the field of her study, you must know that you are wrong as Leonita never chose to have a job related to English.

In fact, she got lucky when they moved to England in the summer of 2016 from Germany. There she used her husband’s name to make a name on social media. Since then, she has shared photos with her celebrity husband and also with Granit Xhaka’s brother

Taulant Xhaka

to make more fans.

Today she is known as a well-known social media model, which has always been her dream. She also works as a homemaker in her home.

Leonita Lekaj bode measurements

Ok… Time to talk about Granit Xhaka’s hot wife's look and appearance.

Leonita Lekaj stands at a height of 5 ft 5 inches, while she weighs 67 kg. We’ve already told you that she is a social media model; hence she takes care of her body very well. Leonita Lekaj has got dark brown eyes and hair. Gorgeous! Huh?

Leonita Lekaj tattoos

In case you want to know about Leonita Lekaj’s tattoos, you must know that despite being a modern celebrity, she hasn’t got any tattoos.

On the other side, however, her husband has a number of tattoos on his body.

Xhaka’s tattoos include a couple of different shapes on his left arm. It is interesting to know that once, he stated that his mother does not approve any of his tattoos in an interview! In addition to the left arm, he has a number '34' on his back, which was his squad number while he was at Basel.

Time to move forward on our list of facts about Leonita Lekaj, Granit Xhaka’s wife, and talk about the gorgeous wag’s love life.

Leonita Lekaj love life and wedding

We all know that Leonita Lekaj is currently Granit Xhaka’s wife. But what is their love story and how did they meet?

The brilliant football star met his stunning wife during his time at Borussia Monchengladbach. Like her husband, the 29-year-old gorgeous wag comes from a Kosovo-Albanian family and worked at the German club.

Back in June 2016 and after two years of relationship, Xhaka got down on one knee and proposed. The engagement didn’t last much long, as the two love birds tied the knot at a ceremony in July 2017.

They both looked lovely on their wedding day, with Xhaka catching eyes in an electric blue suit and Leonita in her stunning white dress with a long train that extended more than 6ft.

Lovely! Huh?

The happy couple shared photos of their wedding day on their Instagram accounts, captioning "Mr & Mrs."

Time to talk about Leonita Lekaj children. Ready? Let’s keep on then.

Leonita Lekaj and Granit Xhaka's Children

The couple Lekaj welcomed their first child on October 7, 2019, with Leonita giving birth to a wonderful baby girl, named Ayana Xhaka. Their second child was born on April 24, 2021; another beautiful baby girl who they have named Laneya Xhaka.

Leonita Lekaj Net worth

Now that we have enough information on Leonita Lekaj’s love life and family, it’s time to go through her net worth and financial situation. Stay tuned.

As we have mentioned previously, Leonita Lekaj is currently an Instagram famous star and model which brings her a good amount of fortune, in addition to her successful husband’s income. Interestingly, as of 2021, Leonita Lekaj Net worth is estimated to be $1 million, with an annual salary of over $100 thousand.

On the other side, Xhaka’s net worth is estimated to be about 18 Million Pound, which is why they have nothing to be worried about!

The brunette moved to London with Granit, who grew up in Switzerland when he joined Arsenal for £30million in 2016.

The couple has a home in Barnet, north London. Of course, that’s not all they’ve got, as Xhaka also has property in Camden Town, which is his favorite part of London.

In an interview with Guardian, Xhaka said: "I feel a connection to Camden that takes me back to my childhood.

"When Taulant (brother) and I were kids, we had our first trip on a bus from Basel to Pristina so that we could visit our grandparents for the first time.

Ready to know more about Leonita Lekaj’s social life? Let’s dig in then.

Leonita Lekaj Instagram and Social Media accounts

Leonita has over 193k followers on her Instagram account (



She frequently posts photos of her personal life and family, with many new fans joining her page every day. Now that we know all these facts about Leonita Lekaj, it’s time to take a closer look at the adorable wag’s husband. Shall we?

Leonita Lekaj Husband, Granit Xhaka

Well… As you all know now, Leonita Lekaj and Granit Xhaka started dating in 2015 and it took them two years to get married. But who is Leonita Lekaj’s husband exactly? Let’s figure it out.

Born on 27 September 1992, in Basel, Switzerland, Granit Xhaka was born into an ethnic Albanian family from Podujevo, Kosovo.

His father Ragip was a political prisoner, who was arrested at the age of 22, due to participating in a 1986 student demonstration against the central government in Belgrade, and served three and a half years of a six-year prison sentence before being released in 1990. The family moved to Basel that year. That’s how Granit and his older brother Taulant Xhaka were both born in Basel.

Leaving Borussia Mönchengladbach, Xhaka joined Arsenal on 25 May 2016 for a fee of around £30–35 million and made his first appearance for Arsenal in a 2–1 win against the MLS All-Stars as a half-time substitution.

Since then he has been one of the best and has helped the Gunners to gain many titles and achievements.

At the international level, Xhaka was part of the Swiss team that won the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup. He made his senior debut in 2011 and has won over 90 caps, representing the nation at the FIFA World Cup in 2014 and 2018, and the UEFA European Championship in 2016 and 2020. Keep up the good work dude!

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