How much is Samuel Chukwueze net worth today?
|Samuel Chukwueze Net Worth:||$5 Million|
|Born:||May 22, 1999|
|Country of Origin:||Nigerian|
|Current Club:||Villarreal CF|
|Source of Wealth:||Football, Endorsements|
Samuel Chukwueze who was tipped to be the next Jay-jay Okocha of the super eagles because of his explosiveness, quick feet, eye for goal and pinpoint passes, has worked hard and diligently to earn himself such plaudits.
The prolific winger was the youngest player to score in the 2019 African Cup of Nations that was held in Egypt and since then he has not looked back but has been moving toward greatness.
Although, Chukwueze is not yet on the radar when we talk about the top 15 richest footballers in Nigeria, his net worth is a topic of interest among his fans.
I am sure you are excited to know thrilling facts about this Nigerian winger, read on as we present you with the Samuel Chukwueze net worth and biography.
Samuel Chukwueze Net Worth & Biography
As of today, Samuel Chukwuze net worth is estimated at $5 million. Below are some of his best highlights:
Honors and Awards
- FIFA U-17 World Cup Gold Medalist (2015)
- FIFA U-17 World Cup: Bronze Boot (2015)
- D4 A: Most Influential Player of the Year (2016)
- MCL Cup: Most Valuable Player (2016)
- Nigeria Football Federation’s 2018 Young Player of the Year Award (2019)
- African Cup of Nations Bronze Medalist (2019)
Early Life & Biography
Samuel Chukwueze was born into a middle-class family whose father and mother were church ministers and a nurse respectively, on May 22nd,1999.
He is the eldest of three children born to his parents. Samuel Chukwueze hails from Amaokwe Ugba Ibeku, Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria.
He was enrolled in Government College Umuahia before moving on to complete his secondary education at Evangel Secondary School.
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At the age of eight, Samuel Chukwueze developed an unwavering passion for football, combining school and football together even playing for the U-8 and U-10 of Future Hope football.
In the course of pursuing his football career, the prolific forward faced a lot of opposition, especially from his own parents but he never allowed that to dampen his zeal in playing football.
He came into the limelight after joining Diamond Football Academy in 2012 where his outstanding performances caught the eye of the management of the football academy and the admiration of his coaches.
Samuel Chukwueze was part of the squad that was taken to Portugal to participate in the Iber Cup tournament in 2013 and as usual Samuel Stole the show at the tournament, becoming the top scorer of the tournament.
It was at this point that the young skillful winger was called to the Nigerian U-17 team in 2015.
From the diamond academy, Samuel Chukwueze signed for Villarreal CF’s youth team in 2017. On the 15th of April 2018, the young superstar forward made his senior debut for the club’s reserves, coming on as a substitute when the club’s team B faced CE Sabadell FC in the Segunda division.
Samuel Chukwueze opened his goal account for the senior team on the 20th of May 2018 in the club’s 3-1 win over rival club Athletic Bilbao.
He was finally promoted to the first team and made his debut on September 20th, 2018 coming on as a substitute for Nicola Sansone in the UEFA Europa League match against Rangers.
Since his promotion to the first team, Samuel Chukwueze has been a regular starter, he has also become very instrumental to the team continually tormenting and punishing opposition defenses.
In 2019 he was the main threat to Barcelona’s defense, scoring one and assisting two in what was a memorable draw against the LA Liga giants, of which Lionel Messi, one of the richest footballers in the world was present on the pitch.
It wasn’t long before he was called up to the Nigerian National Team where he became the youngest player to score in the African Cup of Nations cup.
Despite attending such fame at an early age, Samuel Chukwueze still keeps a low profile, keeping his personal life away from the public and he is not known for a lavish or extravagant lifestyle.
Samuel Chukwueze’ Net worth is estimated to be $5 million. He is valued at £30 million and if he keeps up with the form his market value is sure to increase with time.
How Does Samuel Chukwueze Spend His Money
Samuel Chukwueze is not known for his extravagant lifestyle but still, there is little information about his properties.
Cars: He has been seen in exotic cars such as Mazda MX-5 Miata which is valued between $25000 and $3000 respectively.
Also before Villarreal CF’s match against Real Sociedad, he had purchased a Mercedes Benz CLA 250 4Matic.
Samuel Chukwueze Endorsement
Samuel Chukwueze’ outstanding performances for both club and the national team has attracted one of the biggest sports agency called Roc Nation Sports Agency which is known for managing the careers of athletes both on and off the field through endorsement deals, brand strategy, media relations, etc.
Football stars like Jerome Boateng, Romelu Lukaku, and Eric Baily are all signed to the agency and I just say Samuel Chukwueze is indeed very fortunate to sign such a life-changing endorsement deal with the agency.
Life Lessons From Samuel Chukwueze
- Hard work and determination pay.
- Never allow your background to put your back on the ground.
- Learn to stay focused, determined, and undeterred despite all odds.
Summary of Samuel Chukwueze Net Worth
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