Timothy Weah – Bio, Net Worth, Parents, Nationality, Facts, Age, Wiki

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Timothy Tarpeh Weah is an American professional soccer player who is excellently known as Timothy Weah. He gained fame for playing as a winger for Ligue 1 club Lille and the United States national team. His jersey number is 22. He is also known for having been a part of both the under-17 national team and the United States national team where he first began playing in 2018. He was taught soccer by his father and played soccer while in Florida for West Pines United. He started playing recreationally in the West Pines United F.C. in Florida and then began playing for the New York Red Bulls Academy in 2013. In 2014, Weah relocated to France so he could play a part in the Paris Saint-Germain Academy. He was also selected to represent the United States at the 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup in India. Moreover, Timothy scored the United States’ opening goal of the 2022 World Cup tournament in Qatar in a 1-1 draw against Wales.

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Where is Timothy Weahs from?

Timothy Weah stepped for the very first time into the world on 22nd February 2000 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He was born with the real name of Timothy Tarpeh Weah in a Christian religious family. His nationality is American and he came from African-American ethnic background. Timothy celebrated his 22nd birthday in 2022 and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Pisces. Thus, his race is black. His father, George Manneh Oppong Weah, and his mother, Clar Weah is a Jamaican businesswoman, philanthropist, advocate, and the current First Lady of the Republic of Liberia. He has two older siblings, George Jr., and Tita.

Who did Timothy Weah play for?

Timothy Weah started his football career by joining the Rosedale Soccer Club in Queens, New York after which he played three seasons with BW Gottschee and transferred to the New York Red Bulls Academy in 2013.

He then relocated to France in 2014 to join the Paris Saint-Germain Academy and in his first start with the academy team, Timothy scored a hat-trick in an 8-1 victory for PSG over Bulgarian side Ludogorets Razgrad in the UEFA Youth League.

Paris Saint-Germain

  • Timothy signed a three-year professional contract with French club Paris Saint-Germain on 3rd July 2017 and spent most of the season with the reserves in the Championnat National 2 and the under-19 squad in the UEFA Youth League.
  • On 3rd March 2018, he was named to the first-team squad for a Ligue 1 fixture against Troyes A and made his first start for Paris Saint-Germain in a 0-0 draw against SM Caen on the last day of the Ligue 1 season.
  • He also scored his first competitive goal for PSG during a 4-0 win against Monaco in the Trophee des Champions on 4th August 2018. 
  • Timothy also scored his first league goal a week later in the club’s season opener, a 3-0 win over Caen.

Loan to Celtic

  • Weah joined Celtic on a six-month loan deal on 7th June 2019 and made his debut on 19th January as a 69th-minute substitute for Scott Sinclair in a Scottish Cup fourth-round match at home to Airdrieonians and scored in a 3-0 win.
  • On 23rd January 2019, his second goal for Celtic, and his first in the league, came in a 4-0 victory over St. Mirren as well as he won the Scottish Premiership and the team advanced to the Scottish Cup final.
  • Later his loan spell at Celtic was terminated early by the club in May 2019 after he was selected to the US squad for the Under-20 World Cup, causing him to miss the Scottish Cup final.


  • Timothy signed a five-year deal with Lille on 29th June 2019 and made his debut on 11th August starting in a 2-1 home win over Nantes. He played 68 minutes before being substituted for Yusuf Yazici.
  • He missed most of the season due to injury as he suffered two hamstring injuries that kept him out of the bulk of the Ligue 1 season. 
  • Subsequently, he made his return from injury during the 2020-2021 Ligue 1 season, during Lille’s second match of the season.
  • He began and scored his first goal for Lille in a 3-2 loss against his former club Celtic on the next Europa League matchday.
  • He later came on as a substitute against Dijon FCO and scored his first Ligue 1 goal for Lille on 16th December, capping off a 2-0 victory.

International career

  • Timothy Weah was eligible to represent France, Jamaica, and Liberia, through residency and his parents’ citizenship.
  • He turned down offers from the French Football Federation to join the French program.
  • He also has represented the United States on several youth national teams and was selected to join the under-15 team at the Tournament Delle Nazioni in Italy, scoring the winning goal in the final against Austria.
  • As well, he was called up to the under-17 team, under the management of former under-15 coach John Hackworth, in December 2015 for a series of friendlies in Florida.
  • He also joined the team for the Montaigu Tournament, which the United States won after he scored in the final against hosts France.
  • Also, Weah was part of the under-17 squad that finished second in the 2017 CONCACAF U-17 Championship, scoring two goals.
  • He was selected to represent the United States at the 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup in India and was named in the United States squad for the 2019 FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Poland.
  • On 27th March 2018, he made his full debut for the senior national team in a 1-0 friendly win against Paraguay and became the first player born in the 2000s to earn a senior cap for the United States. 
  • He apparently scored his first international goal during a friendly against Bolivia on 28th May 2018 in his first international start and became the fourth-youngest player to score for the United States, ahead of Josh Sargent, who scored his first earlier in the match.
  • Recently, he scored the United States’ opening goal of the 2022 World Cup tournament in Qatar in a 1-1 draw against Wales.

Awards and Achievements

Paris Saint-Germain

  • Ligue 1: 2017-2018, 2018-2019 
  • Trophee des Champions: 2018 


  • Scottish Premiership: 2018-2019 
  • Scottish Cup: 2018-2019 


  • Ligue 1: 2020-2021 
  • Trophee des Champions: 2021 

United States U17

  • CONCACAF U-17 Championship runner-up: 2017 

United States

  • CONCACAF Nations League: 2019-2020

Transfer News

  • Lille OSC on 1st July 2019 at 10m euros
  • Paris Saint-Germain on 10th May 2019 at the end of the loan
  • Celtic on 7th January 2019 at loan
  • NYRB Academy on 1st Jul 2013 From BW Gottschee for free

Who is Timothy Weah’s Girlfriend?

Timothy Weah does not seem to have a girlfriend at the moment. However, there is no evidence to support or refute the possibility that he has a girlfriend. It is only a matter of time until he reveals any facts or clues about his relationship status and we will update you as soon as he does. So as of now, we can surely assume that Weah is currently living life. Furthermore, talking about his sexual orientation, he is straight.

How much is Timothy Weah’s Net Worth?

Timothy Weah is merely twenty-two years of age and already is on his way to making a Big name in football. He has a net worth of $1.5 million as of 2022 and he also earns a fine amount of salary which is around £468,000 per year. With his calm and easy-going personality, he is expected to get more popular in the coming years. His current market value is €12.00m whereas his highest market value was €15.00m as of 16th December 2021. Besides, his major source of income is his football career.

Timothy Weah Height and Weight

Timothy Weah has got an unconventional good look and raw appeal about him. He stands a tall height of 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) with a balanced body weight of 168 lb / 76 kg. He has dark brown eyes and black hair color. In addition, his body build type is athletic and he has kept his body maintained as a footballer. 

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