Nahki Wells - Bio, Net Worth, Salary, Wife, Age, Facts, Family, Nationality, Height, Number, Current Team, Transfer, Contract, Position, Siblings
Nahki Michael Wells is a Bermudian professional football player who plays for EFL Championship club Bristol City and the Bermuda national team as a forward. He started playing football for the youth team of Dandy Town Hornets in 2002 and began his career at the club. He has previously played for Bermuda Hogges, Eccleshill United, Carlisle United, Bradford City, Huddersfield Town, Burnley, and Queens Park Rangers (loan). Currently, he is playing for the EFL Championship club Bristol City.
On the international level, he has represented Bermuda at various age levels. He has represented Bermuda at U17, U23, and the senior level. He made his international team debut for Bermuda on 14 December 2007. In May 2019, he was named in Bermuda’s final 23-man squad for the 2019 Gold Cup.
What is Nahki Wells famous for?
- Being a Bermudian professional football player.
- For playing as a forward for Bristol City.
What nationality is Nahki Wells?
Nahki Michael Wells was born on 1 June 1990. His birthplace is Hamilton, Bermuda. Detail about his parents has been kept secret and has not been disclosed yet. He holds Bermudian nationality. His horoscope sign is Gemini.
Nahki Wells Club Career
- He started playing football for the youth team of Dandy Town Hornets in 2002 and began his career at the club.
- He spent his 2009-10 season with the senior team of the Dandy Town Hornets, scoring 20 goals.
- He then spent his 2010 season in the USL PDL with the Bermuda Hogges, scoring 2 goals in 9 games.
- Later on, in July 2010, he moved to England to attend the Richmond International Academic and Soccer Academy in Leeds, graduating in the Academy's first year, and also played club football with local non-League team Eccleshill United.
- On 1 January 2011, he signed for Carlisle United on a free transfer and made his debut for the club on 15 January 2011 in a 4-0 win against Bristol Rovers. In March 2011, he publicly announced his wish to play at Wembley Stadium with Carlisle United in the 2011 Football League Trophy Final, to be played in April 2011. However, he did not make the matchday squad, as Carlisle United beat Brentford by 1-0.
- On 3 May 2011, it was announced that his contract with Carlisle United would not be renewed at the end of the season. During his 2010-11 season, he made only 3 appearances for the club in all the competitions.
- On 22 July 2011, he signed a one-year contract with Bradford City. He made his debut for the club on 6 August 2011 in a 2-1 loss against Aldershot on the opening day of the 2011-12 season. On 27 August 2011, he scored his first goal for the club in a 4-2 win against Barnet. On 9 March 2012, Bradford City exercised an option in his contract and extended his deal by one year. On 14 April 2012, he scored the first hat-trick for the club in a 3-1 win against Northampton Town. During his 2011-12 season, he made 37 appearances for the club, scoring 12 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.
- In September 2012, he signed a new three-year contract with Bradford City. On 8 January 2013, he helped Bradford beat Premier League side Aston Villa by 3-1 in the first leg of the semi-final of the League Cup by opening the scoring in the 19th minute. After appearing in the 2013 League Cup Final, he became the first player from Bermuda to appear in an English major cup final. Although he did not complete the game, prior to the match he spoke about being motivated by the recent death of a friend in a motorcycle accident, as well as how he was looking forward to facing opponents from a higher league. In May 2013, he scored three goals across two legs to help Bradford City qualify for the League Two play-off final. He then scored in the final against Northampton Town, which Bradford won by 3-0 to earn promotion to League One. During his 2012-13 season, he made 55 appearances for the club, scoring 26 goals and providing 9 assists in all the competitions as Bradford City was promoted to League One.
- On 24 August 2013, he scored two goals in a home match against Sheffield United; in the process, he set a new club record by scoring in his eighth consecutive match, a feat which was praised by teammate James Hanson. During his first half of the 2013-14 season, he made 21 appearances for the club, scoring 15 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.
- On 10 January 2014, he signed a four-and-a-half-year contract with Huddersfield Town after transferring for an undisclosed club-record fee. The deal was initially completed as a one-game loan deal, to allow time for the paperwork for the permanent move to be completed. On 11 January 2014, he scored on his debut for the club, scoring a winning goal in a 1-0 home victory against Millwall. In his first season, he made 22 appearances for the club, scoring 7 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions
- During his 2014-15 season, he made 37 appearances for the club, scoring 14 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions as he ended his first full season with Huddersfield Town as the club's top scorer with 14 goals
- During his 2015-16 season, he made 47 appearances for the club, scoring 18 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions.
- During his 2016-17 season, he made 47 appearances for the club, scoring 10 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions as former club Bradford City received a £250,000 bonus payment following Huddersfield's promotion to the Premier League.
- On 31 August 2017, he signed a three-year deal with Burnley for £5 million. He made his Premier League debut for the club in a 3-0 loss against Tottenham Hotspur. In his first season, he made only 10 appearances for the club in all the competitions as he failed to score any goals.
- On 23 August 2018, he signed for Championship side Queens Park Rangers on a season-long loan. He made his debut for the club on 25 August 2018 in a 1-0 win against Wigan. On 23 October 2018, he scored his first goal for the club in a 3-0 win against Sheffield Wednesday. During his loan spell at Queens Park Rangers, he made 43 appearances for the club, scoring 9 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions.
- On 8 August 2019, he was again loaned out to Queens Park Rangers for the 2019-20 season where this time, he made 29 appearances for the club, scoring 15 goals and providing 6 assists in all the competitions.
- On 27 January 2020, he was recalled by Burnley from a loan, and on 30 January 2020, he left Burnley and signed a three-and-a-half-year contract with Bristol City for an undisclosed fee. He made his debut for the club on 1 February 2020 in a 1-0 win against Queens Park Rangers. On 12 February 2020, he scored his first goal for the club in a 3-2 win against Derby. During his 2019-20 season, he made 17 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals in all the competitions.
- During his 2020-21 season, he made 50 appearances for the club, scoring 11 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions.
Nahki Wells international Career
- He has represented Bermuda at various age levels.
- He has represented Bermuda at U17, U23, and the senior level.
- He made his international team debut for Bermuda on 14 December 2007 in a 2-1 friendly loss against Saint Kitts and Nevis.
- He also made four unofficial international appearances for Bermuda in the 2007 Island Games.
- In late August 2011, He was recalled by Bermuda, joining their squad for FIFA World Cup qualifying matches in early September 2011. He appeared in five 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches for Bermuda against Barbados, Guyana, and Trinidad and Tobago.
- On 8 October 2011, he scored his first international goal for Bermuda in a 2-1 win against Trinidad and Tobago in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying match.
- In May 2019, he was named in Bermuda’s final 23-man squad for the 2019 Gold Cup. At the tournament, he scored twice, netting goals against Costa Rica in a 2-1 defeat, and against Nicaragua in a 2-0 victory.
- Won the 2013 Football League Two play-offs with Bradford City.
- Won the 2017 EFL Championship play-offs with Huddersfield Town.
Nahki Wells Relationship: Wife & Girlfriend
Looking at his personal life, he is seemed to be a married guy. He got married to his long-term girlfriend whose name is unknown where his wife keeps her life private. The couple is blessed with two children. He has an intimate relationship with his wife and children where they are living their life happily together.
Nahki Wells Height and Weight
Nahki Wells stands at a height of 1.70m i.e. 5 feet and 7 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 69kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.
Nahki Wells Net Worth and Salary
Nahki Wells earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is around $1 million-$5 million and his salary is £790,000. His market value is around €2 million.
Trivias About Nahki Wells You Need To Know.
- He began his football career in his native Bermuda with the Dandy Town Hornets at the age of 12.
- He had a trial with Dutch club Ajax as a teenager and was offered a contract but ultimately did not sign for the club.
- In the 2013 League Cup Final, he became the first player from Bermuda to appear in an English major cup final.
- He wears shirt number 21 for Bristol City.