Chris Wood 2023 – Net Worth, Salary, Sponsors, Girlfriend, Tattoos, Cars, and more

Chris Wood is a New Zealand professional football player who plays as a striker for the English Premier League club Newcastle United and for the New Zealand national team and in this article we will see more about the player’s Net Worth, Salary, Sponsors, Girlfriend, Tattoos, Cars, and more.

Christopher Grant Wood famously called Chris Wood joined the Premier League club Newcastle United from the Championship club Burnley in 2022. He is an experienced player with over 500 senior professional caps and is one of the top experienced players from his country.

He represents the New Zealand football team at the national level and is currently the captain of the side. Let us get to know more about the player’s bio in the following paragraphs.

Chris Wood joined the Premier League club Newcastle United from the Championship club Burnley in 2022. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)
Chris Wood joined the Premier League club Newcastle United from the Championship club Burnley in 2022. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

Chris Wood Facts And Wiki

Birth PlaceAuckland, New Zealand
Father’s NameGrant Wood.
Mother’s NameJulie Wood 
Star SignSagittarius
Net Worth£12.5m
Age31
Birthday7 December 1991
NationalityNew Zealand
PositionForward, Striker
Senior ClubsCambridge FC, Hamilton Wanderers, Waikato FC,
West Bromwich Albion,  Barnsley,  Brighton & Hove Albion, Birmingham City,  Bristol City,  Millwall,  Leicester City,  Ipswich Town, Leeds United, Burnley, Newcastle United
Achievements1x World Cup participant
3x Young player of the year
1x Promotion to 1st league
1x Promotion to 2nd league
1x English 2nd tier champion
1x English 3rd tier champion
2x Footballer of the Year
1x OFC Nations Cup winner
1x Top scorer
3x Top goal scorer
GirlfriendKirsty Linnett
ChildrenNA
Social MediaInstagram

Chris Wood’s Net Worth and Salary

Chris is an experienced football player whose earnings have been significantly influenced by the sport. According to estimates, the player’s net worth will be £12.5 million by 2023. It is estimated by Transfermarkt that the player’s market value in 2023 will be €10.00 million.

He currently earns a salary of £1.9m per year playing for Premier League club Newcastle United.

Chris Wood Club Career

Chris started footballing at Onehunga Sports and left the club in 2002 to join Cambridge FC. He moved to England in 2008 to join West Bromwich Albion’s academy. He signed his first professional contract with the club in 2009. He scored his first professional goal against Doncaster Rovers in September 2009 and the match ended in a 3-1 win.

He was loaned out to Barnsley in 2010 and then the following year he joined Brighton on loan for a season. Later, he was loaned to Birmingham City, Bristol City, and Millwall. He joined Leicester City on a loan in 2013 with a buy-back clause. After the loan period, the club signed him on a long-term deal. He made 52 appearances for Leicester in his 2 years time scoring 12 goals before joining Leeds United in 2015.

He made his debut for the club against Burnley and the match ended in a 1-1 draw. He scored 41 league goals in his 83 appearances for the club before leaving the club for Burnley for an undisclosed transfer fee. It was rumoured that the transfer fee was around 15 million pounds. He made more than 150 appearances scoring more than 50 goals for the club in his five years’ time.

He joined Newcastle United on a long-term deal for a reported fee of 25 million pounds in January 2022. He made his debut against Watford which ended in a 1-1 draw. He scored his first goal for the club against Southampton in March 2022 and the match ended in a 2-1 draw.

Chris Wood International Career

Chris played for the youth teams of New Zealand before representing the senior team. He played in the U17 and the U23 levels of the nation. He made his senior team debut against Tanzania in June 2009 in a friendly match. He was named to the squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

According to reports, the net worth of Chris Wood is £12.5 million by 2022. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)
According to reports, the net worth of Chris Wood is £12.5 million by 2022. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

He scored his first International goal against Honduras and the match ended in a 1-1 draw in October 2010. He was named the captain in 2014 and became the youngest skipper of the nation in their history.

Chris Wood Family

Christopher Grant Wood was born on 7th December 1991 in Auckland, New Zealand to his parents, Julie and Grant Wood. In the name of siblings, he has one sister, Chelsey Wood. They had struggled a lot to make him reach professional-level football and they have been more supportive of him with money and when he is low. 

Chris Wood’s Girlfriend

The New Zealand striker is in a relationship with fellow kiwi footballer Kirsty Linnett. Linnett has been a mainstay in English football since 2012 and has played for Birmingham City, Notts County, Reading, and most recently Liverpool.

Chris Wood is in a relationship with fellow kiwi footballer Kirsty Linnett. (Credits: @woodsy39 Instagram)
Chris Wood is in a relationship with fellow kiwi footballer Kirsty Linnett. (Credits: @woodsy39 Instagram)

Chris Wood Sponsors and Endorsements

Chris has not been seen endorsing any company but several reports give us a fair idea that Chris earns a good amount from brand endorsements and sponsorship deals. This is also evident from his luxurious lifestyle which of course he doesn’t fail to share with all his fans on social media.

Chris Wood Cars and Tattoos

Chris Wood has not been spotted driving a car in the streets of Auckland. But in an interview, he mentioned his interest in sports cars. It is certain that the player has a decent car collection in his garage to roam out. Unlike many footballers, the player seems not fond of tattooing his body.

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FAQs about Chris Wood

What is the net worth of Chris Wood?
The net worth of Chris Wood is £12.5m.
How many clubs have Chris Wood played for?
Chris Wood has played with several clubs at the senior level – Cambridge FC, Hamilton Wanderers, Waikato FC,
West Bromwich Albion,  Barnsley,  Brighton & Hove Albion, Birmingham City,  Bristol City,  Millwall,  Leicester City,  Ipswich Town, Leeds United, Burnley, Newcastle United
How old is Chris Wood?
He is 31 years old.
Nationality of Chris Wood?
He is from New Zealand.
Has Chris Wood ever won the Premier League?
No, he has never won the Premier League.

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