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Wayne Hennessey

Facts About Wayne Hennessey

Celebrated Name Wayne Hennessey
Age 36 Years Old
Nick Name Hennessey
Birth Name Wayne Robert Hennessey
Birth Date 1987-01-24
Gender Male
Profession Football Player
Nationality Welsh
Birth Nation Wales
Place Of Birth Bangor, Wales
Horoscope Aquarius
Religion Christianity
School Ysgol David Hughes and Connah's Quay High School
Career Start 2003
Awards 2007-08 Wolverhampton Wanderers Player of the Year.
Father Paul Hennessey
Marital Status In a Relationship
Girl Friend Kirsty Lee
Height 6 ft. 6 inches
Weight 85kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Blonde
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €13.9 Million
Salary £832,000
Current Club Nottingham Forest
Position Goalkeeper
Jersey Number 13

Wayne Robert Hennessey is a Welsh professional football player. He currently plays for Premier League club Nottingham Forest and the Wales national team. His playing position is a goalkeeper

Wayne Hennessey has previously played for Wolverhampton Wanderers, Bristol City (loan), Stockport County (loan), Yeovil Town (loan), Crystal Palace, and Burnley. 

On the international level, Wayne Hennessey has represented Wales at various age levels. He has represented Wales at U17, U19, U21, and the senior level. He made his senior international team debut for Wales on 26 May 2007. He was in the Wales squads for the UEFA European Championship in 2016 and 2020, reaching the semi-finals of the former. In November 2022, he was named to the Wales squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. He is Wales' third most-capped player and its most-capped goalkeeper, with over 100 caps. Since his debut, he has obtained over 105 caps for Wales.

Wayne Hennessey Early Life and Parents

Wayne Hennessey was born on 24 January 1987. His birth name is Wayne Robert Hennessey. His birthplace is Bangor, Wales. He holds Welsh nationality. Likewise, his religion is Christianity and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Aquarius. He was born to his father, Paul Hennessey, and to his mother whose name has been kept secret and has not been disclosed yet. He attended Ysgol David Hughes and Connah's Quay High School. Information regarding his sibling is currently unavailable.

Who does Wayne Hennessey play for?

Wayne Hennessey began as a trainee at Manchester City but was released in 2003.

Wolverhampton Wanderers

  • In 2003, Wayne Hennessey joined the youth team of Wolverhampton Wanderers and began his career at the club.
  • After progressing through the ranks at Wolverhampton Wanderers, Wayne Hennessey signed his first professional contract in April 2005.
  • During his Wolverhampton Wanderers career, Wayne Hennessey was loaned to three different clubs: Bristol City (loan), Stockport County (loan), and Yeovil Town (loan).
  • With Wolverhampton Wanderers, Wayne Hennessey won one Football League Championship in 2008-09. Additionally, he was also named the 2007-08 Wolverhampton Wanderers Player of the Year. 
  • Wayne Hennessey played eight seasons for Wolverhampton Wanderers where he made 166 appearances for the club, making 42 clean sheets in all the competitions. 

Crystal Palace

  • On 31 January 2014, Wayne Hennessey joined Crystal Palace on a three-and-a-half year deal for an undisclosed fee, with media speculation suggesting it to be an initial £1.6 million, with add-on clauses. 
  • Wayne Hennessey made his debut for the club in the team's final match of the Premier League season on 11 May 2014 in a 2-2 draw with Fulham.
  • At Crystal Palace, Wayne Hennessey went on to spend eight seasons for the club where he made 132 appearances for the club, making 37 clean sheets in all the competitions, including their defeat in the 2016 FA Cup Final.

Burnley

  • On 20 July 2021, Wayne Hennessey joined Burnley on a two-year deal on a free transfer. He made his debut for the club on 25 August 2021 in the second round of the EFL Cup away to Newcastle United, keeping a clean sheet in a goalless draw and then saving from Allan Saint-Maximin and Miguel Almiron in a 4-3 penalty shootout win. During his 2021-22 season, he made only 3 appearances for the club in all the competitions as Burnley suffered relegation to the EFL Championship. 

Nottingham Forest

  • On 15 July 2022, Wayne Hennessey returned to the Premier League following Burnley's relegation to join newly promoted Nottingham Forest on a two-year contract on a free transfer. He made his debut for the club in a 3-0 win against Grimsby Town in the second round of the EFL Cup.

Wayne Robert Hennessey is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper

International Career

  • Wayne Hennessey has represented Wales at various age levels. 
  • Wayne Hennessey has represented Wales at U17, U19, U21, and the senior level. 
  • Wayne Hennessey was capped for Wales at U17, U19, and U21 levels.
  • Wayne Hennessey once scored for the U19 side with a 40-yard free-kick against Turkey.
  • Wayne Hennessey made his senior international team debut for Wales on 26 May 2007 in a 2-2 friendly draw against New Zealand. Since then, he has established himself as his country's first-choice goalkeeper.
  • On 3 September 2015, Wayne Hennessey made his 50th appearance for Wales, keeping a clean sheet in a 1-0 away win over Cyprus in UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying.
  • Wayne Hennessey was in the Wales squads for the UEFA European Championship in 2016 and 2020, reaching the semi-finals of the former. 
  • On 3 September 2020, Wayne Hennessey reached his 35th clean sheet with Wales in a 1-0 UEFA Nations League win over Finland, to break the previous record held by Neville Southall.
  • On 29 March 2022, Wayne Hennessey earned his 100th Wales cap in a 1-1 friendly match draw against the Czech Republic at the Cardiff City Stadium.
  • On 5 June 2022, Wayne Hennessey made nine saves, the most in the 2022 European World Cup qualification without conceding, to secure a 1-0 win for Wales against Ukraine in the play-off final, and a place in the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Wales' first such tournament since 1958.
  • In November 2022, Wayne Hennessey was named to the Wales squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. 
  • Wayne Hennessey is Wales' third most-capped player and its most-capped goalkeeper, with over 100 caps. 
  • Since his debut, Wayne Hennessey has obtained over 105 caps for Wales.

Who is Wayne Hennessey in a relationship with?

Looking at his personal life, Wayne Hennessey is not single. At present, he is in a romantic relationship with his beautiful girlfriend, Kirsty Lee who has been together for a long time. Till now, he has not opened up about his love life, but some online sources say he is already married. However, it can't be confirmed yet. Like many other football players, he also prefers to keep his personal life far from media prominence. At present, he is living happily together with his love. Any other updates on his love life will be updated here soon.

Wayne Hennessey's Net Worth and Salary

Wayne Hennessey is a Welsh professional football player who currently plays for Premier League club Nottingham Forest. He is a very successful footballer and his major source of earnings is from his football career. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In January 2014, he joined Crystal Palace on a three-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee, with media speculation suggesting it to be an initial £1.6 million, with add-on clauses. As of 2022, his estimated net worth is around €13.9 million and his salary is £832,000 as a yearly salary from his current club. In addition, his market value is around €500K. With these massive earnings, he is living a luxurious lifestyle.

How tall is Wayne Hennessey's goalkeeper?

Wayne Hennessey stands at the height of 1.98m i.e. 6 feet and 6 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 85kg. 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 is hazel and his hair color is blonde. His sexual orientation is straight. Overall, he has got a healthy and balanced body.

Wayne Hennessey’s Transfer History

  • Wayne Hennessey began as a trainee at Manchester City.
  • In 2003, Wayne Hennessey joined the youth team of Wolverhampton Wanderers and began his career at the club.
  • In August 2006, Wayne Hennessey was loaned to Bristol City on a one-month loan deal to gain first-team experience. 
  • In January 2007, Wayne Hennessey joined League Two side Stockport County on a one-month loan.
  • In August 2013, Wayne Hennessey joined Yeovil Town on an initial one-month loan which was eventually extended until 17 November 2013.
  • In January 2014, Wayne Hennessey joined Crystal Palace on a three-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee, with media speculation suggesting it to be an initial £1.6 million, with add-on clauses.
  • In July 2021, Wayne Hennessey joined Burnley on a two-year deal on a free transfer.
  • In July 2022, Wayne Hennessey returned to the Premier League following Burnley's relegation to join newly promoted Nottingham Forest on a two-year contract on a free transfer.

Awards and Achievements

Honors 

  • Won the 2008-09 Football League Championship with Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Individual 

  • Won the 2007-08 Wolverhampton Wanderers Player of the Year.
  • PFA Team of the Year: 2007-08 Championship
  • Football League Two Player of the Month: February 2007

Trivias About Wayne Hennessey You Need To Know.

  • Wayne Hennessey signed his first professional contract in April 2005.
  • Wayne Hennessey is Wales' third most-capped player and its most-capped goalkeeper, with over 100 caps.
  • Wayne Hennessey wears shit number 13 for Nottingham Forest.
  • 2007-08 Wolverhampton Wanderers Player of the Year.

Frequently Asked Questions About Wayne Hennessey.

Where was Wayne Hennessey born?

Wayne Hennessey was born in Bangor, Wales.

Who is the father of Wayne Hennessey?

The father of Wayne Hennessey is Paul Hennessey.

What is the color of Wayne Hennessey's eye?

Wayne Hennessey eye color is Hazel.

What is the color of Wayne Hennessey's hair?

Wayne Hennessey hair color is Blonde.

What is the net worth of Wayne Hennessey?

The net worth of Wayne Hennessey is €13.9 Million.

What is the salary of Wayne Hennessey?

The salary of Wayne Hennessey is £832,000.