Weston McKennie Biography: Club, Net Worth, Age, Height, Stats, Salary, Wikipedia, Girlfriend, Parent

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Weston James Earl McKennie, better known as Weston McKennie, is a highly skilled professional soccer player from the United States who is recognized both in his home country and internationally.

He showcases his remarkable talents as a midfielder for Serie A club Juventus, one of Italy’s most prestigious football teams.

Additionally, McKennie proudly represents his nation as a member of the United States national team, where he continues to excel and contribute to their success on the international stage.


  • Full Name: Weston James Earl McKennie
  • Stage Name: Weston McKennie
  • Born: August 28, 1998
  • Age: 25 years old
  • Birthplace: Lewis, Washington
  • Nationality: United States
  • Occupation: Footballer
  • Height: 1.85m
  • Parent: John McKennie and Tina McKennie
  • Siblings: unknown
  • Spouse: Laura Rype
  • Children: None
  • Relationship: Single
  • Net Worth: €3 million and $5 million

Early Life & Education

Weston McKennie, a professional soccer player known for exceptional skills, was born in Fort Lewis, Washington, on August 28, 1998.

Despite being born in Washington, he considers Little Elm, Texas, his hometown. Growing up, Weston was nurtured by his parents, John McKennie and Tina McKennie, and he had the company of his two siblings.

Unfortunately, there is no available information regarding his educational background.


McKennie’s exceptional talent became apparent early on, propelling him to success in the FC Dallas academy, where he secured two Development Academy National Championships.

At just 18 years old in 2016, he fearlessly turned down a homegrown contract with FC Dallas and a scholarship opportunity from the University of Virginia, opting instead to chase his professional aspirations in Europe.

After signing with Schalke 04, McKennie swiftly became an essential player and made his Bundesliga debut in 2017.

Juventus noticed his outstanding performances at Schalke, the renowned Italian club which brought him on loan in 2020.

His presence in Turin proved fruitful. He played a vital role in securing victories for the team, resulting in their triumphs in the Coppa Italia and Supercoppa Italiana during his inaugural season.

After recognizing his potential as a valuable asset for the future, Juventus decided to make McKennie’s move permanent in 2021.

He then had a loan spell at Leeds United during the 2022–23 season before returning to Juventus in July 2023.

Since his debut in 2017, McKennie has been a key player in their midfield and a consistent presence for the United States national team.

Awards and Nominations

  • Serie A: Runner-up (2020-21)
  • Coppa Italia: Winner (2020-21)
  • Supercoppa Italiana: Winner (2020)
  • CONCACAF Nations League: Winner (2021, 2023)
  • CONCACAF Gold Cup: Runner-up (2019)
  • U.S. Soccer Male Player of the Year: Winner (2020)
  • CONCACAF Nations League Player of the Tournament: Winner (2019-20)
  • CONCACAF Nations League Finals Best XI: (2021)
  • 2018, 2019 U.S. Soccer Male Player of the Year nomination:

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: Weston McKennie (@west.mckennie)
  • Twitter handle: Weston McKennie (@WMckennie)
  • Facebook: Weston McKennie

Personal Life

Weston McKennie, 25, was romantically involved with Laura Rype, but they ended their relationship several years ago.

Since then, McKennie and Rype have opted to maintain a high level of privacy regarding their personal lives.

As for McKennie, he is currently unattached and wholeheartedly dedicated to honing his skills and performance as a football player.

His primary focus lies in enhancing his field abilities and achieving success in his sporting career.

Net Worth

Weston McKennie, an acclaimed football player, has an estimated net worth between €3 million and $5 million.

His current affiliation with Juventus allows him to earn a considerable salary of approximately €2.5 million per year, significantly contributing to his net Worth.

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