Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo Biography

( 1992 - )
October 24, 2018
First published on:June 22, 2018
by Rob

Facts of Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo

Date of Birth: 1992, May 7
Age: 28 years old
Birth Nation: Nigeria
Height: 6 Feet 6 Inch
Birth Name Simeon "Simy" Tochukwu Nwankwo
Birth Place Onitsha, Nigeria
Famous Name Simeon Nwankwo
Net Worth $0.5 million
Salary €468,000
Nationality Nigerian
Currently Working For Nigeria national football team and Crotone
Currently Married Yes
Married to N/A
Affair with No
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Girlfriend No
Tatto(s) No
Squad No 13
Caps 3
World Cup Game 1
Rank 494

Simeon Nwankwo is a professional soccer player from Nigeria who currently plays for an Italian football club Crotone and Nigeria national football team. The Nigerian's winger Nwankwo is managed by AS Consulting.


Nwankwo receives €9K as a weekly wage. If it is calculated per annum then he earns €468,000 in a year.

Early Life

Simeon Nwankwo was born as Simeon "Simy" Tochukwu Nwankwo on 7th May 1992, in Onitsha, Nigeria. Reviewing his nationality, he is Nigerian.


He grew up with his sibling, Nwankwo Chinasa, a nurse and Paschal Nwankwo, a physiotherapist.


Simeon Nwankwo began his career as a youth player at Guo FC. Following this, he played for the Portimonense. He started his professional career with Portimonense in 2011. He later left the club in 2013, after netting 17 goals in 55 appearances.

Nwankwo was transferred to Gil Vicente on 1st July 2013, while his market value was estimated at £405K. Before ending his career in a team, he played 88 games scoring 29 goals.

After a short-spell in Portimonense, he was signed by Crotone on 21st July 2016, in a deal worth £765K. He is in a contract until 30th June 2019, with Crotone.

International Career

On 28th May 2018, he made his international debut with the Nigeria national football team in a 1-1- draw versus the Democratic Republic of the Congo with the coach Gernot Rohr.

FIFA World Cup 2018

In June 2018, Nwankwo was named Nigeria's preliminary 23-man team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.  His team lost their first match against Croatia via 2-0. During the match, Oghenekaro Etebo scored an opening goal in 32nd minute. Following this, Luka Modric netted the second goal leading the team into a 2-0 win.

Personal Life

Simeon Nwankwo is 1.98 m i.e. 6 feet 6 inches tall in his height and weighs around 84 kg. He is active on Instagram with 34.1K followers where he posts the pictures of his siblings o the occasion day of their birthday.

Talking about his personal life, Nwankwo is a married man. However, he hasn’t disclosed any information about his wife in Public.

Net Worth

Nwankwo's current market value calculated to be around £1.35 million as of 7th June 2018. As of June 2018, his release clause is reported to be around €2.5 million.

Nwankwo receives €9K as a weekly wage from his present club i.e. €468,000 in a year. His exact net worth is yet to be revealed and his it is assumed to be around $0.5 million.

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