Du Wei is a Chinese professional football player who currently plays as a central defender for the Chinese professional club Guizhou Hengfeng Zhicheng F.C. on loan from Hebei China Fortune in the Chinese Super League.
The 35 years-old professional currently receives an annual salary of $45,000, from his present club which has boosted his net worth. He has played for clubs like Shanghai Shenhua, Celtic, Hangzhou Greentown, and Shandong Luneng.
Du Wei was born on 9 February 1982, in Luoyang, Henan, China to a Chinese family. Talking about his nationality, he holds a Chinese Citizenship. He began to play football at the age of 13, joining the youth academy of Shanghai Cable 02.
Du Wei began his professional footballing career in 2002, joining the Chinese professional club Shanghai Shenhua. He won the Chinese Super League title with his team in his second season with the club. He missed most of the games in 2005 season through injury and the team dramatically missed his services, finishing tenth in the league. He was further sent on a loan to the English Premier League's club Celtic in 2006.
He signed a six-month contract with the club making his professional debut for the club on 9 January 2006, in a match against Clyde. He was sent back to his team after his contract with the club was ended. His eight successive season with Shanghai Shenhua ended up with a total of 159 appearances and 12 goals.
He then made his move to Shandong Luneng in 2012. The move was officially completed on 3 July 2012 and made his debut for the club on 7 July 2012, in a match against Guizhou Renhe. He was in the club for two years making a total of 42 appearances and scoring 6 goals. He further joined the China League One side Hebei China Fortune on 15 February 2015. He was again sent on a loan to Guizhou Zhicheng on 27 June 2017. He still plays for the club.
Du Wei has represented his national side in both junior and senior levels. He was the captain of his Chinese U-20 national team. His performance within the tournament earned him the "Asian Young Footballer of the Year award". He made his official senior team debut on 5 August 2001, in a match against Trinidad and Tobago. He has won 71 caps for his national side scoring 4 goals.
Du Wei is 35 years old and maybe he is a married man or still single. He hasn't yet revealed anything regarding his relationship or his partner. There is no any speculation of him being engaged in a relationship. Maybe he wants to keep his relationship secretly or isn't married yet.
Apart from this, his Zodiac sign is Libra and he has a height of 1.87 meters.
Net Worth and Endorsements
Du Wei has an estimated net worth of $0.5 million in 2017, including all of his incomes and properties. He currently receives an annual salary of $45,000, from his present club in the Chinese Super League. Du Wei hasn't experienced playing for bigger teams or top clubs. The only source of income for his from his football career as he is not linked to any endorsing brands. His recent market value is recorded to be $60,000 in 2017.