Weston McKennie is an American professional footballer and a rising talent, find out all the about his brief bio, age and height, parents, net worth and salary, career, and more
McKennie currently plays for Italian giants Juventus FC, after the club signed him back in 2021.
Weston McKennie net worth in 2023, salary, age, height, family, parents, girlfriend, stats
Leeds United are pushing to get Weston McKennie deal done as soon as possible. Talks continue with Juventus after positive contacts on Thursday. ⚪️🇺🇸 #LUFC
McKennie has agreed personal terms with Leeds days ago but it's not done deal between clubs yet. pic.twitter.com/bbqgjz6SIv
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 27, 2023
McKennie primarily plays as a box-to-box or deep-lying midfielder, with great shooting abilities even in crucial matches.
Weston McKennie brief bio
Weston McKennie is an American professional footballer who was born on August 28, 1998 in Fort Lewis, Washington. His dad John McKennie was an Air Force pilot who was posted at Ramstein Air Base, which resulted in the family moving to Kaiserslautern, Germany. McKennie’s family played an important role in developing his career by giving him all the help and support he needs.
Weston’s father, John McKennie, was a former American Air Force pilot, but there is not much information available on his mother, Tina McKennie.
Age and height
Weston Mckennie is currently 23-years-old and stands at a height of 1.83m.
Weston McKennie net worth and salary
According to various sources, Weston McKennie has an estimated net worth of around €3 Million (£2.7 Million). Currently, he earns an annual salary of around 2.5 Million Euros (2.2 Million Pounds). His primary income sources are his professional contracts and sponsorship deals.
Currently there is no information available about whether or not Weston McKennie has a girlfriend. Reports suggest that he could single at the moment and focusing on his professional career.
Sponsorships and endorsements
Currently, Weston McKennie has a sponsorship with Adidas and he regularly promotes their products on his Instagram profile. Besides Adidas, McKennie also has a brand endorsement with a supplement brand named SixStarProNutrition.
Cars and Tattoos
Weston McKennie has tattoo on his forearm of a quote from the bible. The 23-year-old drives a Volkswagen ID4, which is not the flashiest car, but is surely comfortable.
Weston McKennie is quite active on social media and posts quite often on all three major social media platforms. Given below is a list of the amount of followers he has one each platform:
Weston McKennie club career and stats
McKennie and his family moved to Germany when he was at a young age due to his father’s work. He spent his early years in Germany where he started playing football at the age of 6. He first played for the youth team of a German club named FC Phönix Otterbach.
Following his return to the US McKennie played seven years for the FC Dallas’ youth team, from 2009 to 2016. His talents attracted the University of Virginia who made an offer. However, he turned them down in favour of playing professional football.
McKennie made a return to Germany and joined the youth team of Bundesliga side FC Schalke. He made his professional debut on May 20, 2017, coming on as a substitute against FC Ingolstadt 04. During his three seasons the American youngster played 91 matches, and scored five goals and seven assists.
He then joined Juventus on loan in 2020 and made his debut on September 20, 2020, during a 3–0 win against Sampdoria. McKennie quickly developed himself into an important squad member and made his champions league debut against Barcelona on November 1.
In his first season with Juventus, he helped his club win the Coppa Italia (2020–21) and Supercoppa Italiana (2020). Juventus signed him permanently, the following 2021/22 season. However, he has remained sidelined due to an injury and is hoping to make a comeback.
Weston McKennie International career
On the international stage, Weston McKennie started out by playing with various youth level teams in the United States. Soon after, he made his senior debut against Portugal on November 14, 2017, where he scored a goal.
The 23-year-old scored the fastest hat-trick in American men’s national team history on October 12, 2019, during a match against Cuba. It was during a CONCACAF Nations League game.
McKennie also played a crucial role for the USMNT during the 2021 CONCACAF Nations League, particularly in the final, where he scored a decisive equalizer against Mexico, which pushed the game to extra time. The USMNT proceeded to win that match 3-2 and McKennie won the player of the tournament.
McKennie got dropped USMNT squad during the final round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying for breaking the national team rules. However, USMNT manager Gregg Berhalter called him up for the 2022 FIFA World Cup squad.