Weston McKennie Biography

    Published On Jan 03, 2018
    Facts of Weston McKennie
    Date of Birth: 1998 , August-28
    Birth Nation: United States
    Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
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    A native of Little Elm, Texas, United States, Weston McKennie was born on 28th of August 1998. His birth sign is Virgo. Talking about his nationality, he is an American and is of African ethnicity. He grew up in Texas but spent three years in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

    He had a keen interest in football since his childhood and began playing football for the local club FC Phonix Otterbach before he returned back to his native country, the United States in the year 2004.

    At the age of 11, Mckennie joined FC Dallas, where he gave continuity till 2016. Then he signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Virginia University but he subsequently turned down the scholarship offer to play for the Cavaliers.

    Club Career

    Schalke 04

    In August 2016, he signed German Bundesliga side FC Schalke. After spending less than a year with the youth team, he was promoted to the main squad in May 2017. Similarly, on 20th May, he made his professional debut against FC Ingolstadt 04 in a 1-1 draw. 4 months later, he made his start as well as signed a 5-years contract shortly after.

    So far, he has made overall 14 appearances for Schalke 04 without any goal.

    International Career

    Weston McKennie has represented his national side in various tournaments, both in junior and senior levels. He was a part of United States U-17, U-19, and U-20 national team.

    In detail, he led the United States U-19 national team to Slovakia Cup success. On 14th November 2017, he was first called up for the United States national team for a friendly match against Portugal, scoring an international goal in his debut match for his nation.

    So far, McKennie has won one cap for his national side and has scored only a single goal.

    19, Weston McKennie is neither married nor in a relationship; currently, he is enjoying his singlehood and is much focused towards his football career. Though he actively surfers social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter; he has not posted any picture of a lady who could be his possible girlfriend or wife.

    Star of the field, McKennie has earned huge name, fame, and wealth through his football career. As of 2018, he gets paid $1 million per annum as his annual salary from his present club, Schalke 04. He has an estimated net worth around $3 million. His current market value is $5.42 million

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    Born in United States

    1998

    Weston McKennie was born on 28th of August 1998, in  Little Elm, Texas, United States. Talking about his nationality, he is an American and is of African ethnicity. 

    Signed with FC Schalke

    2016

    Weston MvKennie signed to German Bundesliga side FC Schalke. After spending less than a year with the youth team, he was promoted up to the main squad in May 2017

    Professional Debut

    2017

    On 20th May, McKennie made his professional debut against FC Ingolstadt 04 in a 1-1 draw. 4 months later, he made his start as well as signed a 5-years contract shortly after.

    International Debut

    2017

    On 14th November 2017, McKennie was first called up for the United States national team for a friendly against Portugal, scoring an international goal in his debut match for his nation.

    Current Net Worth

    2018

    As of 2018, McKennie gets paid $1 million per annum as his annual salary from his present club, Schalke 04. He has an estimated net worth of around $3 million. His current market value is $5.42 million