What is the Age of  Hwang Hee-chan? Height, Net Worth in 2022, Salary

Who is Hwang Hee-chan?

Hwang Hee-chan is a South Korean professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers on loan from RB Leipzig, as well as the South Korea national team. 

Quick Facts of Hwang Hee-chan
Full Name: Hwang Hee-chan
Age: 24 years old
Birthday: 26 January 1996
Birthplace: Chuncheon-si, South Korea
Nationality: South Korean
Gender: Male
Horoscope: Aquarius
Girlfriend: Unknown
Net Worth: $1 Million – $5 Million
Height: 5 feet and 10 inches
Profession: Footballer
Sibling: 1

What is the Age of  Hwang Hee-chan?

On January 26, 1996, Hwang Hee-chan was born. His birthplace is Chuncheon, Gangwon, South Korea. He was born to his father, Hwang Won-Kyung, and his mother, Song Young-mi, and grew up with his older sister, the name of whom is unknown. He went to Pohang Jecheol Middle School and Singok Elementary School.

He is of South Korean nationality. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

What is the Net Worth of Hwang Hee-chan?

Hwang Hee-chan earns a living as a professional football player. Contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements provide the majority of his income. His estimated net worth in 2022 is €8 million, and his salary is £1.3 million. His market value is estimated to be around €13 million.

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Caption: Hwang Hee-chan(Sources: Express & Star)

Who is Hwang Hee-chan’s Girlfriend?

In terms of his personal life, he is not married. The football player is concentrating on his professional career. He could be dating a lovely lady right now, or he could be single. Any new information about his love life will be posted here.

What is the Height of Hwang Hee-chan?

Hwang Hee-chan has a height of 1.77m, or 5 feet and 10 inches. He weighs 78 kilograms. He has a muscular physique. His eyes and hair are both black. His sexual orientation is heterosexual.

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Caption: Hwang Hee-chan and Van Dijk(Sources: Thenaijafame Bolg)

When did Hwang Hee-chan Begin his Career?

  • He began playing football at Uijeongbu’s Singok Elementary School. In 2008, he was the leading goal scorer in both the Hwarangdaegi Tournament and the Dongwon Youth Cup, both South Korean national youth competitions.
  • He also set a Kanga Cup record with 22 goals for the South Korean U12 team, the most in the tournament’s history.
  • With his outstanding performances in these competitions, he was awarded the grand prize of the Cha Bum-Kun Football Award, which is given to South Korea’s greatest youth footballers.
  • He entered Pohang Jecheol Middle School after graduating from Singok Elementary School and began playing for the school’s football club, the Pohang Steelers U15 team.
  • In 2011, his team won the middle school division of the Korean National School League, which was hosted by Korean FA, and he was named the competition’s MVP.
  • He later transferred to Pohang Jecheol High School and the Pohang Steelers U18 team, where he helped his high school win the K League Junior in 2013.tional School League, scoring 12 goals in 12 games for his team and winning the MVP award with Pohang’s title.
  • Pohang Steelers intended to sign him as a homegrown player in December 2014, but he eventually signed with Austrian club Red Bull Salzburg.
  • On December 6, 2015, he made his debut for the club in a 0-0 draw against SV Mattersburg. He made 14 appearances for the club in all competitions during the 2015-16 season but failed to score in his first Austrian Bundesliga season.
  • That season, Red Bull Salzburg also won the Austrian Bundesliga and the Austrian Cup.
  • He scored his first goal for the club in a 7-1 win over Mannsdorf in the second round of the 2016-17 Austrian Cup on September 21, 2016.
  • On 23 October 2016, he scored his first league goal for the club, scoring twice in a 5-1 win over SKN St. Polten.
  • On 3 November 2016, he came off the bench and scored a brace for Salzburg against Ligue 1 side Nice in a Europa League match, contributing to his team’s first Europa League win of the season. During the 2016-17 season, he made 37 appearances for Red Bull Salzburg, scoring 16 goals and providing three assists across all competitions as the club won the Austrian Bundesliga and Austrian Cup.
  • Red Bull Salzburg had their best European season to date in 2017-18.
  • They won their Europa League group for a record fourth time before defeating Real Sociedad and Borussia Dortmund to make their first-ever appearance in the UEFA Europa League quarter-finals.
  • However, they were defeated 3-2 on aggregate by Marseille in the semi-finals. During that season, he made 37 appearances for the club, scoring 13 goals and assisting on four occasions as Red Bull Salzburg won the Austrian Bundesliga.
  • On August 31, 2018, he signed a loan deal with Hamburger SV until the end of the 2018-19 season, during which he made 21 appearances for the club, scoring two goals and providing two assists in all competitions.
    During the 2019-20 season, he received praise alongside attacking players Erling Haaland and Takumi Minamino from Salzburg.
  • He made 41 appearances for the club that season, scoring 16 goals and providing 22 assists in all competitions as Red Bull Salzburg won the Austrian Bundesliga and Austrian Cup.
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Caption: Hwang Hee-chan with Trophy(Sources: WTFoot)
  • He signed a five-year contract with RB Leipzig on July 8, 2020. He scored his first goal for the club in a 3-0 win over 1. FC Nuremberg in the first round of the 2020-21 DFB-Pokal on September 12, 2020.
  • He made 26 appearances for the club during the 2020-21 season, scoring three goals and providing three assists across all competitions after failing to score in his first German Bundesliga season.
  • On August 29, 2021, he joined Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers on a season-long loan with a £13 million buyout option. On 11 September 2021, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-0 win over Watford.

Hee-chan Hwang International Career 

  • He has represented South Korea at an age of different ages.
  • He has played for South Korea at the U17, U20, U23, and senior levels.
  • South Korea was eliminated in the quarter-finals of the 2012 AFC U16 Championship, but he was the tournament’s top scorer with five goals, including a hat-trick against North Korea.
  • On September 1, 2016, he made his international debut for South Korea in a 3-2 win over China in a 2018 World Cup qualification match.
  • In a 3-2 loss to Qatar in a 2018 World Cup qualification match on June 16, 2017, he scored his first international goal for South Korea.
  • He was called up to the South Korean squad in May 2018 for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, where he played all three group matches for South Korea before being knocked out at the group stage.
  • He was a member of South Korea’s U23 team that won the Asian Games in 2018.
  • He was then called up to the South Korean squad for the 2019 AFC Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates, where South Korea was knocked out in the quarterfinals.

Honors

  • Red Bull Salzburg won the Austrian Bundesliga in 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2019-20.
  • Red Bull Salzburg won the Austrian Cup in 2015-16, 2016-17, and 2019-20.
  • South Korea U23 won the Asian Games in 2018.

Individual

  • Top Goalscorer in the 2012 AFC U16 Championship.