Haji Wright - Bio, Salary, Parents, Religion, Weight, Family, Age

Haji Wright

Facts About Haji Wright

Celebrated Name Haji Wright
Age 24 Years Old
Nick Name Wright
Birth Name Haji Amir Wright
Birth Date 1998-03-27
Gender Male
Profession Football Player
Nationality America
Birth Nation United States
Place Of Birth Los Angeles, California, United States
Horoscope Aries
Ethnicity Black
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2012
Brothers Dorell Wright and Hanif Wright
Sisters One
Marital Status Single
Height 6 ft. 3 inches
Weight 80kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth $1 Million-$5 Million
Salary £1.1 Million
Current Club Antalyaspor
Position Forward/Winger
Jersey Number 9
Links Instagram

Haji Amir Wright is an American professional soccer player. He currently plays for Super Lig club Antalyaspor and the United States national team. His playing position is a forward or a winger.

Haji Wright has previously played for New York Cosmos, New York Cosmos B, Schalke 04 II, Schalke 04, SV Sandhausen (loan), VVV-Venlo, and SønderjyskE. 

On the international level, Haji Wright has represented the United States at various age levels. He has represented the United States at U15, U17, U18, U19, U23, and the senior level. He made his senior international team debut for the United States on 2 June 2022. In November 2022, he was named to the United States squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.


Who are Haji Wright's parents?

Haji Wright was born on 27 March 1998. His birth name is Haji Amir Wright. His birthplace is Los Angeles, California, United States. He holds American nationality and belongs to the black ethnicity. Likewise, his religion is Christianity and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Aries. He is of Liberian and Ghanaian descent. Detail about his parents has been kept secret and has not been disclosed yet. About his siblings, he has two brothers named Dorell Wright and Hanif Wright and a sister whose has not been disclosed yet. His younger brother, Hanif Wright plays on the under-19 team of Bonner SC. Exact details about his educational qualifications are currently unavailable.

What team does Haji Wright play for?

Haji Wright started playing football for the youth team of LA Galaxy in 2012 and played until 2015.

New York Cosmos

  • In March 2015, Haji Wright officially signed with NASL club New York Cosmos for an undisclosed fee and contract length.
  • Haji Wright made his debut for the club on 28 May 2015 in a 3-0 win against Jersey Express in the third round of the US Open Cup. 
  • During his time at New York Cosmos, Haji Wright featured in 4 games for the club, providing 1 assist in all the competitions. 

Schalke 04

  • In April 2016, Haji Wright signed with Schalke 04
  • In his debut with the Schalke U19 team on 16 April 2016, Haji Wright scored a brace in a 3-1 against Borussia Monchengladbach U19.
  • In May 2017, Haji Wright was promoted to the Schalke first team. On 20 May 2017, he was named on the bench against FC Ingolstadt 04 but remained an unused substitute. 

SV Sandhausen (loan)

  • On 11 August 2017, Haji Wright was loaned to 2. Bundesliga club SV Sandhausen for the 2017-18 season where he made 15 appearances for the club, scoring once in all the competitions. 

Schalke 04 Return

  • During his 2018-19 season, Haji Wright returned to Schalke 04 and made his debut for Schalke's first team on 24 November 2018 in a 5-2 win against 1. FC Nuremberg. On 19 December 2018, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-1 loss against Bayern Leverkusen. During that season, he made 7 appearances for the club, scoring once in all the competitions. That season, he also made 22 appearances for Schalke 04 II, scoring 14 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions.

VVV-Venlo

  • On 12 July 2019, Haji Wright joined VVV-Venlo on a free transfer. He made his debut for the club on 3 August 2019 in a 3-1 win against RKC Waalwijk. In his first season, he made 23 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.

SønderjyskE

  • On 2 August 2020, Haji Wright joined SønderjyskE on a free transfer. On 11 September 2020, he scored on his debut for the club in a 2-0 win against FC Midtjylland. In his first season, he made 37 appearances for Schalke 04 II, scoring 13 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.

Antalyaspor

  • On 28 July 2021, Haji Wright was loaned out to Antalyaspor for the 2021-22 season and also signed a new deal with SønderjyskE until June 2024. He made his debut for the club on 15 August 2021 in a 1-1 draw with Göztepe. On 27 August 2021, he scored his first goal for the club, scoring a hat-trick in a 3-2 win against Caykur Rizespor. During his loan spell at Antalyaspor, he made 35 appearances for Schalke 04 II, scoring 15 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.
  • Following his impressive performances, on 19 July 2022, Haji Wright permanently signed for Antalyaspor on a three-year deal for €1.8 million.

International Career

  • Haji Wright has represented the United States at various age levels. 
  • Haji Wright has represented the United States at U15, U17, U18, U19, U23, and the senior level. 
  • In May 2022, Haji Wright was called into the United States senior camp for a CONCACAF Nations League window.
  • On 2 June 2022, Haji Wright made his senior international team debut and also scored his first senior international goal for the United States in a 3-0 friendly win against Morocco.
  • In November 2022, Haji Wright was named to the United States’s squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar where he played all the games in the tournament as the United States was knocked out of the round of 16 by the Netherlands.

Who is Haji Wright dating?

Looking at his personal life, Haji Wright is an unmarried guy. Currently, he is focusing on his professional career. He might be dating a beautiful girl at present or might be single. He has not shared any pictures of himself with any girls on his social media accounts. As of 2022, he is reportedly single and is not dating anyone. Any updates on his love life will be updated here.

Haji Wright Net Worth, Salary, and Contract

Haji Wright is a very successful footballer and his major source of earnings is from his football career. Wright is an American professional soccer player who currently plays for Super Lig club Antalyaspor. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In July 2022, he permanently signed for Antalyaspor on a three-year deal for €1.8 million. As of 2022, his net worth is believed to be around $1 million-$5 million where he received £1.1 million as a yearly salary from his current club. In addition, his market value is around €3.4 million. Overall, he is satisfied with his earnings and he is living a luxurious lifestyle from his earnings. 

Haji Wright Height and Weight

Haji Wright stands at the height of 1.91m i.e. 6 feet and 3 inches tall. He has a body weight of 80kg. Moreover, he has an athletic body build. He has a well-maintained body but the measurements like biceps size, hip size, waist size, shoe size, etc. are missing at the moment. His eye color and hair color are black. In addition, his sexual orientation is straight.  

Haji Wright Transfer History 

  • Haji Wright started playing football for the youth team of LA Galaxy in 2012.
  • In March 2015, Haji Wright officially signed with NASL club New York Cosmos for an undisclosed fee and contract length.
  • In April 2016, Haji Wright signed with Schalke 04.
  • In August 2017, Haji Wright was loaned to 2. Bundesliga club SV Sandhausen for the 2017-18 season.
  • In July 2019, Haji Wright joined VVV-Venlo on a free transfer.
  • In August 2020, Haji Wright joined SønderjyskE on a free transfer.
  • In July 2021, Haji Wright was loaned out to Antalyaspor for the 2021-22 season and also signed a new deal with SønderjyskE until June 2024.
  • Following his impressive performances, in July 2022, Haji Wright permanently signed for Antalyaspor on a three-year deal for €1.8 million.

Awards and Achievements

Honors

  • Won the 2015 North American Soccer League with New York Cosmos.

Individual

  • Superliga Player of the Month: October 2020 

Trivias About Haji Wright You Need To Know.

  • Haji Wright is of Liberian and Ghanaian descent.
  • Haji Wright is known for his finishing, ability to win headers, and quickness.
  • His younger brother, Hanif Wright plays on the under-19 team of Bonner SC.
  • Haji Wright wears shirt number 9 for Antalyaspor.

Frequently Asked Questions About Haji Wright.

Where was Haji Wright born?

Haji Wright was born in Los Angeles, California, United States.

What is the color of Haji Wright's eye?

Haji Wright eye color is Black.

What is the color of Haji Wright's hair?

Haji Wright hair color is Black.

What is the net worth of Haji Wright?

The net worth of Haji Wright is $1 Million-$5 Million.

What is the salary of Haji Wright?

The salary of Haji Wright is £1.1 Million.