Son Heung-min Net Worth

Net Worth:£32 Million
Height:1.83 m
Profession:Professional Footballer
Nationality:South Korea

What is Son Heung-min’s Net Worth?

Son Heung-min is a Professional Footballer who has a net worth of £32 Million. He was born on 8th July 1992 and is a forward for Tottenham Hot Spur Football Club. He is also the Captain of the South Korean National team.

Son’s weekly pay at Tottenham Hotspur is £192,000, and his weekly pay is £192,000. He is known for his speed on the football pitch, his ability to use both his left and right foot to play, and his goal-scoring abilities.

Son Heung-min was born in Gangwon Province in South Korea, at the age of 16, he moved to Germany when he was signed by Hamburger SV. In 2010, he made his first career appearance in the Bundesliga, he was then signed by Bayer Leverkusen in 2013 for €10 million.

Son became the most expensive Asian Player in history when he was signed by the Tottenham Football club in 2015 for £22 million.

He was named the second player in the history of Asia after Park Ji-sung to ever reach and start the UEFA Champions League in 2019. Son also surpassed Cha Bum-kun’s record as the top Asian goal scorer in both the Premier League and the UEFA Champions League while in Tottenham Hotspurs Football Club.

 Early Life

Son Heung-min was born on 8th July 1992 in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province in South Korea. Son Woon-Jung, Son’s father is a retired footballer who played for the South Korean National team B, he now manages a team.

He started at the FC Seoul Academy which is the same club that Lee Young-Pyo the former Tottenham Hotspurs defender played. In an Fc Seoul home match in 2008, Son featured as a ballboy. During his time at FC Seoul, Crystal Palace, and Bolton Wanderers midfielder Lee was Son’s role model.

Son Heung-min speaks Korean, he speaks English and German fluently. His agent Thies Bliemeister said that Son learned to speak German by watching episodes of the popular cartoon, ‘SpongeBob Square Pant’ because he was determined to be successful in Europe.

Football Career

Son at Hamburger SV

Son dropped out of his High School Football Club in August 2008 at 16 to join Hamburger SV Academy for youth, he returned to South Korea a year later to participate in the FIFA U-17 World Cup. In November 2009, he was officially signed into the Hamburger SV Youth Academy.

In the 2010-2011 pre-season matches, he made quite an impression, he scored 9 goals and on the day he turned 18, he signed his first professional contract.

He was out of the game for two months due to a foot injury after scoring two goals against Chelsea Football Club. He returned from the injury break on October 30th, 2010, and scored his first league goal in the 24th minute in a match against 1. FC Köln.  As a result of the goal, Son became the youngest Hamburg player to score a goal beaking in Bundes Liga at the age of 18 thereby breaking Manfred Kaltz’s record.

Son renewed his deal with Hamburger until the end of 2014, during the 2010-2011 season, he scored a total of three goals in 14 matches. He was said to have the makings to be the next Cha Bum-Kun who was also a Korean and a Bundes Liga forward.

Son put out a stellar performance in the 2011-2012 pre-season matches, in nine matches, he had a total of 18 goals. Due to a fever, Son missed the season’s opening match and proceeded to score two goals in the three subsequent matches.

Son in a match that was lost 4-3 to 1. FC Köln sustained an injury to the ankle, his recuperation was estimated to take 4-6 weeks.  He recovered quicker than expected and returned on 17 September which was three weeks after the injury as a substitute in a game against Borussia Mönchengladbach, his team lost 1-0.

He made 30 appearances and scored five goals in the 2011-2012 season, out of these 5 goals, two of them were very important goals against 1. FC Nürnberg and Hannover 96 at the end of the season to secure his team’s stay in the Bundesliga.

Son was named a starter by his team manager Thorsten Fink, Son experienced a breakthrough in his career during the 2012-2013 season. In February 2013, he scored 2 goals in an away match against Borussia Dortmund which aided the team to secure a victory of 4-goals to 1. Kicker, a sports magazine named Son “Man of the Match”(Mann des Tages).

Son scored two goals in a match against Mainz 05 and secured a 2-1 victory. He finished the 2012/2013 season with a  total of twelve goals in 34 matches, this feat ranked him as the 5th South Korean Player in Europe to have achieved that.

Son at Bayer Leverkusen

Son was signed by Bayer Leverkusen on June 13, 2013, for €10 million which was historically the club’s highest transfer fee then. The deal with Bayer Leverkusen was a five-year deal, in the first three matches with the team, Son scored three goals.

Son scored a hattrick in November 2013, in a match against Hamburger SV, his former club. He ensured a spot for his team in the 2014-2015 UEFA Champions League when he scored a goal against Werder Bremen. Son had 12 goals in 43 matches at the end of the 2013-2014 season.

On February 2015, Son scored a hattrick against VfL Wolfsburg, at the end of the 2014-2015 season, Son played a total of 42 matches and scored 17 goals.

Son at Tottenham Hotspurs

Son signed a five-year deal with Tottenham Hotspur for £22 million, this deal made him the most expensive Asian player in History. this record was broken when Hidetoshi Nakata, a Japanese as transferred to Parma from Roma for a transfer fee of 25 million Euro.

In the 2015-2016 season which was his debut season, Son made his first appearance in an away match against Sunderland, he played up till the 62nd minute before he was replaced. Son scored two goals against Qarabag FK in his club’s first in the UEFA Europa League match. In a match against Crystal Palace at White Hart Lane, Son scored his first Premier League goal and secured his Club’s first win of the season.

In a match against Watford on 28 December, Son went onto the pitch in the 80th minute and scored a winning goal in the 89th minute of the match.

Before the start of the 2016 season, Son in a bid to get the Team Manager to give him more playing time at Tottenham Hotspurs attempted to leave the club but he was retained and given a chance to prove himself at the club. In his debut appearance for the season, Son scored two goals against Stoke City and assisted in the scoring of the third goal which led the team to win 4-0.

Son in a match against Middlesbrough scored a goal and ensured his team’s 1-2 victory. in five matches, Son scored five goals and was deemed more mature. In a match against CSKA Moscow, Son scored a goal that helped his team to win that match. Son was tagged Premier League Player of the Month for the month of September on 14th October. He was the first Asian to be awarded.

Son scored a hattrick in an FA Cup match against Millwall, the match ended 6-0. In this same match, Millwall fans used racial slurs at Son whenever he was in possession of the ball. He was named Tottenham’s Premier League Player of the Month in the month of April 2017. Son ended that season with 20 goals.

Son has had a very successful career at Tottenham Hotspur FC, although he started poorly in the 2022-2023 season. He suffered an orbital injury in the left eye on the 1st of November, 2022. Son has recently extended his contract with Tottenham till the 2025 season.

Son has won many awards since his debut as a professional footballer.

  • Best Footballer in Asia.
  • Premier League Player of the month in 2020.
  • Premier League Golden Boot in 2022.
  • FIFA Puskas Award


Son Heung-min as at the time this article was written has an estimated net worth of £32 million. His net worth is not only drawn from his salary alone, his net worth is calculated alongside money made from his endorsement deals also.

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