A professional footballer from Costa Rica named Kendall Waston plays for Liga FPD club Saprissa and the Costa Rican National Football Team. For his current team, he sports the number four on his jersey. He has a net worth of $7 million.

In this article, we are going to learn about Kendall Watson’s net worth, salary, earnings, biography, and many more.

About Kendall Watson

Born on January 1, 1988, Kendall Jamaal Waston Manley is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays center defender for Saprissa in the Liga FPD and the country’s national team. Waston, a substantial defender, competed for Costa Rica at the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Waston, who was born in Costa Rica, is of Jamaican ancestry.

He made his senior Costa Rican debut in a match against Canada in May 2013, and as of December 2014, he had earned one more cap in a match for the 2014 FIFA World Cup against Honduras.

He tied the score for Costa Rica against Honduras on October 8 in the 95th minute to advance Costa Rica to the 2018 FIFA World Cup. 

Early Life

Before traveling abroad for a six-month loan stint with Club Nacional de Football in the Primera División Uruguaya in February 2008, Waston made his professional debut with Saprissa in 2006 and played on loan for Carmelita in the Primera División of Costa Rica.

Waston agreed on a three-month loan with Bayamón of the Puerto Rico Soccer League in March 2010 to assist the team in advancing to the CONCACAF Champions League.

He then had three other loan stints, including two at Pérez Zeledón and one at UCR. Waston returned to Deportivo Saprissa in May 2012 to play for the starting lineup.


The defender was purchased by Vancouver Whitecaps FC from Saprissa in a transaction that was announced on August 8th, 2014. In the middle of their 2014 MLS season, Waston was added to the first team.

Waston headed in a corner kick from Pedro Morales on October 25, 2014, for the lone goal in the Whitecaps’ final match of the regular season, propelling them to the playoffs for the second time in their four years in MLS. Waston was nominated for MLS Player of the Month for October for his contribution to the Whitecaps’ season after joining the team.

Waston was transferred to FC Cincinnati on December 11 in advance of the club’s MLS debut. Vancouver gained an international roster place, $300,000 in targeted allocation money, and $450,000 in general allocation money.

Kendall Watson’s Net Worth and Earnings

As of 2023, the professional Costa Rican footballer Kendall Watson has a net worth of $7 million. He made most of this money from his professional career in football by playing in both the international world cup and a few of his clubs since the beginning of his career such as Vancouver Whitecaps FC, FC Cincinnati and as of now, he’s in Sparissa.


Waston signed a contract and played with FC Cincinnati in the 2019–20 season, earning €682,000. He made £520,000 a year and £10,000 per week during that time. Waston also had a significant role with Vancouver Whitecaps FC.

Waston earned £260,000 annually while playing for the Vancouver Whitecaps FC in 2017. He received a weekly salary of £5,000. The football player also participated in games for other teams. Waston’s market value, according to Transfermrkt, is $175,000. His maximum value, as of December 5, 2017, was €850,000.


As of 2023, the professional Costa Rican footballer is being endorsed by the shoe brand New Balance. As of now, there is no information about him having any other sponsorships. The player wears their clothes and shoes and post pictures on Instagram for advertisement. He earns a huge amount from this.

Quick Facts 

Full Name Kendall Jamaal Waston Manley
Nickname Jamaal
Born 1 January 1988
Debut 2006
Height 1.96 m
Weight 89 kg
Age 35 years old
Birthplace San José, Costa Rica
Religion Christian
Nationality Costa Rican
Net Worth $7 million
Marital Status Married
Father name N/A
Mother name Elizabeth Manley
Twitter Handle @kwaston88
Instagram Handle kendallwaston


Kendall Waston is a dedicated father and a happily married man. He is wed to Priscila Robles Watson, his ex-girlfriend turned wife.

The footballer has never spoken to the public about their initial encounter or marriage, therefore the specifics are unclear.

The couple, who have been wed for a time, have already begun their own family. Keysaack Waston is the name of the couple’s son.

Kendall Waston on Twitter: "Disfrutando en familia. #LoMejor" / Twitter


Kendall Watson was born on 1 January 1988 and as of 2023, he is 35 years old.

Height And Weight

He stands 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighs around 89 kg.

Career stats

No. Date Venue Opponent Result Competition
1. 15 December 2015 Estadio Edgardo Baltodano Briceño, Liberia, Costa Rica Nicaragua 1–0 Friendly
2. 28 March 2017 Estadio Francisco Morazán, San Pedro Sula, Honduras Honduras 1–1 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
3. 7 October 2017 Estadio Nacional, San José, Costa Rica 1–1
4. 27 June 2018 Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia Switzerland 2–2 2018 FIFA World Cup
5. 16 October 2018 Red Bull Arena, Harrison, United States Colombia 1–3 Friendly
6. 16 November 2018 Estadio El Teniente, Rancagua, Chile Chile 3–2
8. 27 September 2022 Suwon World Cup Stadium, Suwon, South Korea Uzbekistan 2–1
9. 9 November 2022 Estadio Nacional, San José, Costa Rica Nigeria 2–0

FAQs About Kendall Watson

When did he start to play professionally?
His professional debut was in 2006.

Which club does he play for now?
As of 2023, he is in Sparissa.

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