Hwang Hee-chan Net Worth

Hwang Hee-chan is a South Korean professional footballer who plays as a center-forward for the Wolves in the English Premier League. The 26-year-old’s net worth is €8 million as of 2023. Here we look closely at Hee-chan’s net worth, salary, earnings, stats, age, height, girlfriend, and more.

About Hwang Hee-chan

Hwang Hee-chan was born on 26 January 1996, in Chuncheon, Gangwon, South Korea. At an early age, Hwang played youth football for the youth system of Pohang Steelers.

The South Korean forward made his senior debut for the Austrian giants Red Bull Salzburg in 2015. From 2015-2020, Hwang played 86 games and scored 28 goals for the club. He also won several Austrian Bundesliga titles with the club during this period.

Red Bull Salzburg also sent the forward on loan spells – FC Liefering (2015-16) and Hamburger SV (2018-19). It helped the player to improve as a goal scorer.

In 2020, the German club RB Leipzig signed Hwang. However, the Korean international was sent off to the English Premier League side Wolves on loan. The wolves made the deal permanent in 2022.

Hwang Hee-chan signed a 4-year contract with the Wolves, which will expire at the end of the 2025-26 season.

The 26-year-old forward made his international debut for South Korea in 2016. He won the 2018 Asian Games with his country. Having 49 caps, Hwang is named for the FIFA World Cup 2022 squad.

Hwang Hee-chan’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

The 26-year-old Wolves’ forward Hwang Hee-chan’s net worth is €8 million as of 2023. His earning sources include football contracts, salary, endorsement, and sponsorship bonuses.

Hwang has 4 years left on his contract with the Wolves, which will expire on 30 June 2026. He has a £4,000,000 gross remaining on his contract.

The center-forward earns a gross salary of £1,000,000 per season at the Wolves. His weekly salary is £19,231.

The 26-year-old Korean forward’s current transfer market value is €12.00m.

Hee-chan’s Salary by Season

Season Club Gross Salary by Season
2025-26 Wolves £1m
2024-25 Wolves £1m
2023-24 Wolves £1m
2022-23 Wolves £1m
2021-22 Wolves (on loan) £870,487
2020-21 RB Leipzig  £870,487


The Wolves forward Hwang Hee-chan is a Nike-endorsed player. He will wear the Nike Phantom GT2 Elite soccer cleats for the 2022-23 season.

Quick Facts

Full Name Hwang Hee-chan
Current Club Wolves     
Position Center-forward  
Shirt No. 11
Date of Birth 26 January 1996
Age 26
Height  177 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Birthplace Chuncheon, Gangwon, South Korea
Nationality  South Korean 
Net Worth €8 million
Salary £19,231 weekly
Relationship Status  Single 
Outfitter Nike
Instagram hwangheechan

Hwang’s Girlfriend

Hwang Hee-chan doesn’t appear to be dating. The 26-year-old Korean forward keeps his love life away from the spotlight.


Hwang Hee-chan is 177 cm (5 ft 10 in) tall.


Born on 26 January 1996, Wolves no. 11 Hwang Hee-chan is 26 years old.

Shirt Number

He wears no. 11 for the Wolves.


Premier League: Wolves

Season Match Goal Assist
2022-23 (as of 5 Nov. 2022) 11 (3 starts) 0 1
2021-22 30 5 1

International Career: South Korea

Year Match Goal
2016-Present 49 (as of Oct. 2022) 9


FAQs about Hwang Hee-chan 

What is Hee-chan’s Net Worth?

The wolves forward’s net worth is €8 million as of 2023.

How much is his salary at the Wolves?

Hwang Hee-chan earns a gross salary of £1m per season at the Wolves.

What is his weekly salary?

His weekly salary is £19,231.

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