Wayne Hennessey Net Worth

Welsh-born professional football player Wayne Hennessey is the goalkeeper for Premier League team Nottingham Forest. He has a net worth of $12 million.

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

About Wayne Hennessey

Wayne Robert Hennessey, a Welsh professional football player who plays goalkeeping for Premier League side Nottingham Forest and the Wales national team, was born on January 24, 1987.

While on loan at Stockport County in his first professional appearances, Hennessey established a new Football League record for consecutive clean sheets.

Throughout eight seasons at Wolverhampton Wanderers, he played 166 times, including three seasons in the Premier League. After suffering several setbacks due to injuries, he joined Crystal Palace in 2014.

After spending eight seasons with Palace, during which he played 132 games overall, including their loss in the 2016 FA Cup Final, he then played for Burnley and Nottingham Forest.

Early Life

Hennessey is related to Terry Hennessey, who represented Wales 39 times between 1962 and 1972.

Hennessey is a native Welsh speaker who was reared in Beaumaris, Anglesey and was born in Bangor, Gwynedd. and had his education at Ysgol David Hughes before transferring to Connah’s Quay High School because Manchester was closer.

Hennessey started as a trainee at Manchester City until being let go in 2003, at which point he joined the Wolverhampton Wanderers youth academy.

He received his first professional deal in April 2005 after rising through the ranks.


With nearly 100 caps as a full international since 2007, Hennessey is Wales’ third-most-captured player and its most-captured goalkeeper.

He was a member of the Wales teams that competed in the UEFA European Championship in 2016 and 2020, where the former team advanced to the semifinals. He was also selected for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Following Burnley’s relegation, Hennessey rejoined newly promoted Nottingham Forest on a two-year deal on July 15, 2022, and made his way back to the Premier League.

He made his debut on August 23 in a 3-0 victory over Grimsby Town in the second round of the EFL Cup.

His league debut occurred on December 27 when Forest lost 3-0 because first-choice goalkeeper Dean Henderson, who was on loan from Manchester United, was unable to play.

Wayne Hennessey’s Net Worth and Earnings

As of 2023 the professional Welsh football player Wayne Hennessey has a net worth of $12 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 Stockport County, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Crystal Palace and as of now he’s in Nottingham Forest.


Young footballer Wayne Hennessey has gotten a lot of his money through playing football. According to Transfermarkt, the player will be worth €500k in 2023.

To obtain a high market value, the player must still establish his value in the English League. His current yearly wage as a goalkeeper for Nottingham Forest is £832 k.


On his social media channels, Wayne Hennessey has not been seen endorsing any brands. The player is developing and will draw sponsors if he can demonstrate his prowess and capabilities on the field.

Quick Facts 

Full Name Wayne Robert Hennessey
Nickname Robert
Born 24 January 1987
Debut 2006
Height 1.98 m
Weight 85 kg
Age 36 years old
Birthplace Bangor, Wales
Religion Christian
Nationality Welsh
Net Worth $12 million
Marital Status Unmarried
Father name Paul Hennessey
Mother name N/A


The goalkeeper has been having fun with Kirsty Lee, his girlfriend. The couple has been a happy couple for a long time and has been in a relationship. As of the right moment, they are not wed. We wish the lovely pair all the best for their upcoming nuptials.


Wayne Hennessey was born on 24 January 1987 and as of 2023, he is 36 years old.

Height And Weight

He stands 6 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 85 kg.

Career stats

Club Season League FA Cup League Cup
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2006–07 Championship
2007–08 Championship 46 3
2008–09 Championship 35 2 1
2009–10 Premier League 13 3
2010–11 Premier League 24 3
2011–12 Premier League 34
2012–13 Championship
2013–14 League One
Total 152 8 4
Crystal Palace 2013–14 Premier League 1
2014–15 Premier League 3 2 2
2015–16 Premier League 29 6 3
2016–17 Premier League 29 1 1
2017–18 Premier League 27 1 1
2018–19 Premier League 18 2
2019–20 Premier League 3 1 1
2020–21 Premier League 1
Total 110 13 9
Burnley 2021–22 Premier League 2 1
Nottingham Forest 2022–23 Premier League 4 1 4
Career total 293 22 19

Faqs About Wayne Hennessey

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

Which club does he play for now?
As of 2023, he plays for Nottingham Forest.

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