Mason Greenwood Bio: Early Life, Career, Family & Net Worth

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Young professional football player Mason Greenwood is known as a clinical young forward who plays for Premier League club Manchester United club. At present, he received a call-up for England national team due to his exploits with his club.

Recording outstanding stats during his playing career, the United star is the winner of Jimmy Murphy Youth Team Player of the Year for 2018/19 and many more awards.

Mason Greenwood

Furthermore, growing up in a well-to-do family, Greenwood considers his parents as an inspirational source in his life. He became a part of the family that valued sports and athletics.

Well, this’s just a small summary of this popular football player. This article involves his life story before fame, family life, love relationship, and other known facts about him. So, keep reading until the end.

But before that, let’s look at quick facts about Mason Greenwood.

Quick Facts

Full Name Mason Will John Greenwood
Birth Date October 1, 2001
Birth Place Wibsey, Bradford, United Kingdom
Nick Name Mason Greenwood
Religion Christian
Nationality English(British)
Ethnicity Mixed
Education Unknown
Horoscope Libra
Father’s Name Andrew Greenwood
Mother’s Name Melanie Greenwood
Siblings Aston Greenwood (Sister)
Age 22 Years Old
Height 5’10ft
Weight 69 kg
Shoe Size Not available
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Measurement Not available
Build Athletic
Married No
Girlfriend No
Kids No
Position Small Forward/Shooting Guard
Profession Football Player
Position  Forward
Current Teams Manchester United
Awards Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year
Net Worth £80,000
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Merch Jersey, Rookie Card
Last Update July, 2024

Where is Mason Greenwood from? Early Life, Family, and Education

Mason Will John Greenwood shortly Mason Greenwood was born in Wilsey, Bradford, United Kingdom. He was raised by supportive parents, Andrew Greenwood and Melanie Greenwood, both decent citizens of England. 

His father is an engineer, and his mother served as a housewife. Not to mention, Greenwood’s parents were putting efforts into the excellent upbringing of their children.

Besides, he also has an elder sister named Aston. She is a sprinter who runs for Trafford.


Likewise, the England citizen has not revealed anything related to his academic records and qualification.

Grown and raised in a well-educated family, we can predict that Mason is equally successful and qualified with his educational background too.

How old is Mason Greenwood? Age and Physical Appearance

Having been born in 2001 makes Mason’s age 19 years currently. Likewise, the footballer shares his birthday on October 1, making his birth sign Libra. And from what we know, people of this sign are known for being energetic, determined and enthusiastic.

Moving on, Mason is a tall boy with a height of 5’10” as well as weighing around 69 kg. Also, the young player has got a black pair of eyes with black hair.

Unfortunately, his body measurements are still unknown to the public. However, very strict with his physical fitness and diet, Mason possesses a stunning body appearance among other players of his age.

Despite much research and study, we’re unable to find some information on young Mason like shoe size, hobbies, and many more. With British nationality, Greenwood belongs to the mixed ethnicity of African roots.

He follows the Christian religion since the time of his birth.

Mason Greenwood | Early Career

At the age of six, while playing for Westwood juniors, Mason’s performance impressed everyone, mostly Manchester United’s scouts.

After that, he joined Manchester United and started playing for the club’s development school in Halifax.

From the United academy, Mason learned different skillset activities and tricks for powerful shots with both feet in the games.

Slowly growing up with a career and progressing through the academic ranks in different athletics, the teenager entered under 13 competitions and broke Britain 100 meter record of his age group.

Mason Greenwood
Mason Greenwood

From the United academy, Mason learned different skillset activities and tricks for powerful shots with both feet in the games.

Slowly growing up with a career and progressing through the academic ranks in different athletics, the teenager entered under 13 competitions and broke Britain 100 meter record of his age group.

Professional Career

Greenwood joined up with the Machester Uniter under-18 squad for the 2017-2018 season. The season was finished with 17 goals in 21 games, where Mason became the U18 Premier League North’s top scorer.

He was also named Player of the Tournament after the youth side won ICGT Trophy in the Netherlands in May 2018.

Following the year in July 2018, Mason and his team traveled to the United States for their pre-season tour.

On July 20, he made his non-competitive debut as a substitute for Luke Shaw in the 1-1 draw against Club America.

Soon after three days, Greenwood played against San Jose Earthquakes with a 0-0 draw. Similarly, the same year on October 2, Mason signed his first professional contract with Manchester United.

Jose Mourinho selected Mason to train with the first team ahead of their UFFA Championship against Valencia in December 2018.

Finally, on 6th March 2019, Greenwood made his competitive debut as a substitute for Ashley Young in a 3-1 win against Paris Saint Germain in the UEFA Championship League.

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At the age of 17, he became the second-youngest player to represent Manchester United in the European competition and the youngest ever in the champions league era.

After that, he made the debut in Premier League against Arsenal with a victory of 2-0 and became the club’s youngest league debutants. On 7th May, he was named as Premier League 2 Player Month of the year.

More about Greenwood’s professional career

In the final season, Mason made his first senior start for Manchester United with a defect of 2-0 against Cardiff City. As a senior, the 19-year-old player scored his first senior goal with a 4-0 victory in the pre-season against Leeds United.

Similarly, in the first four league matches, Mason appeared as a substitute in the game. On 19 September 2019, he scored a goal against Astana and became the club’s youngest ever goalscorer in European competition.

In March 2020, after scoring the fifth European goal against Lask of Austria with a 5-0 victory, Mason became the first teenager to score at least 5 goals in a single European season.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all 6 matches of Manchester United were suspended for three months. As soon as the condition became stable after the pandemic, Mason played all the club’s six games.

However, he failed to score in the first 3 games, and later on 3 games, he scored 4 goals in total.

International Career

Looking at his international career, Mason has represented the England nation under-17 teams making 6 appearances in 2017-2018.

Additionally, in September 2019, he made his debut as a substitute against Turkey in the qualifying round 2021 European Under-21 Championship.

In November 2019, Mason scored his first goal against the Netherland in a match but ultimately lost by 2-1.

Similarly, the young player of England was named as England’s senior squad in August 2020. In 2020–21 UEFA Nations League A, he made his debut with a 1-0 victory over Iceland.

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However, on September 7, 2020, Greenwood and his teammate, Phil Foden, were dropped from England squad after breaking the Iceland coronavirus quarantine guideline.

Mason Greenwood | Highlights, Awards, and Achievements

At an early phase of life, Mason has surprised everyone with his skills as well as been honored with many awards for his huge football achievement.

Mason Greenwood Awards

His awards and achievements at the time of writing are listed below.

  • May 2018 – Player of the Tournament
  • 2019 – Second youngest player to represent the club in a European competition
  • Jimmy Murphy Youth Team Player of the Year for 2018/19.
  • May 7, 2019 – Premier League 2 Player of the Month
  • September 2019 – Youngest Goal Scorer in European Competition.
  • March 2020 – First Teenager to Score at least 5 Goals in a Single European Season
  • August 2020 – England Senior Squad
  • Nominated for 2020 Golden Bay Award.

Mason Greenwood | Stats

Club Season League FA Cup EFL Cup Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Manchester United 2018-2019 Premier League 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0
2019-2020 Premier League 31 10 5 1 4 1 9 5 49 17
2020-2021 Premier League 19 1 3 1 3 1 6 1 31 4
Total 53 11 8 2 7 2 16 6 84 21

Learn more about his stats on Transfermarkt, Whoscored, and Fantasy Football Scout.

What is Mason Greenwood’s net worth? Net Worth and Salary

As mentioned above, the 19-year young boy started his career from a very early stage of his life as well as his earnings.

Reportedly from different sources, we have found the net worth of Mason to be around £80,000. This is certainly a large amount at such an early age.

Dedication to football from a very early stage of life forms six; he is also considered one of the highest-paid teenagers.

However, it is said that at the beginning of his career, Greenwood was earning £800 weekly.

But now the salary is ultimately increased to £25,000 on a weekly basis.


Mason Greenwood is one of the most valuable players of Manchester United in his 20s. lists Greenwood among the top 100 players from Europe’s top five leagues.

It places a £111m price tag on Greenwood.

Mason Greenwood | Personal Life

The insights into Greenhood’s personal life are given below.

Who is Mason Greenwood Dating? Is He Married?

Many football players have a love triangle of some sort. Many of them have a successful, long-lasting relationships, whereas some end in disaster due to different misunderstandings and work schedules.

As per the report, Mason has been dating Harriet Robson since January 2019. They have known each other since high school.

Likewise, in their one-year relationship, the young boy thanked his girlfriend sharing their pictures and wrote:

First-year together completed, what an amazing year it’s been with you. Thanks for being there for me every single day, I couldn’t ask for anyone better I love you #1yeartogether.

These lovebirds often post pictures together expressing love for each other on their different social media handles. 


Greenwood is quite popular in the hair industry as the man is obsessed with transforming his hairstyle very often. He sometimes shaves his head while sometimes goes for a pretty slick style.

No matter what style he opts for, Future Cuts Barber Shop in Stretford Mall, 117 Chester Road, Stretford M32 9BH Manchester, UK, is his regular place. 

Mason Greenwood | Autograph

Here’s a picture of Mason Greenwood’s autograph:

Mason Greenwood’s autograph

Social Media Presence:

The Manchester United player is currently active on social media. One can find Mason on Instagram and Twitter. He shares the most important events of his life through these platforms.

Instagram – 2.8 million followers

Twitter – 1.3 Million followers

Mason Greenwood | Some FAQs:

Is Greenwood left or right-footed?

He can play with both feet. However, he’s a natural with the left foot.

How many tattoos does Mason Greenwood have?

As of now, the player has two tattoos. He has a wolf on one arm and a lion on the other. 

What is Mason Greenwood’s kit number?

Mason Greenwood kit’s number is 11.

What position does Mason Greenwood play?

MasonGreenwood is an English professional footballer who plays in the right-winger as the main position and Centre-Forward and Second Striker as other position, for Premier League club Manchester United and the England national team.

When did Mason Greenwood join Manchester United?

Mason Greenwood joined Manchester United at the early age of six. Likewise, he joined up with the Under-18 squad in the 2017–2018 season.

Who gave Mason Greenwood his debut?

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, manager of Premier League club Manchester United gave Mason Greenwood his debut.

 Is Mason Greenwood Injured?

Yes. Mason was injured when playing against Southampton. He suffered from an ankle injury.

How many goals has Mason Greenwood scored in his career?

The total number of goals Mason has scored until today is 10.

What are Mason Greenwood’s Hobbies and interests?

Mason loves listening to music, taking photoshoots, watching movies, as well as spending time with friends and families.

Did Manchester United show any disagreement towards Mason Greenwood’s behavior?

Mason Greenwood was sent home after he breached Covid-19 regulations in Iceland. Manchester United then warned Greenwood of the behavior along with his timekeeping problems.

What was Mason Greenwood – celebration issue?

After Mason Greenwood’s goal was able to secure all three points, he went into celebrating it by sprinting towards the far side of Molineux. The Manchester United fans were stationed at that end.

Greenwood then crossed his arms across his chest right before he was surrounded by his teammates.

When asked to explain the incident, he clarified on social media stating that it was a tribute to deceased Chadwick Boseman, who had passed away from cancer a year in the same week.

Can Mason Greenwood play for Jamaica?

Greenwood is of Jamaican descent through his parents. According to the FIFA rule, players that have not attained the age of 21 and have not made more than three competitive appearances can change the nation they represent or play for.

Greenwood fulfills the criteria as he is only 20 as of 2022 and has not made more than three competitive appearances.

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