Neco Williams

Neco Williams - Updated Feb 2023

Most Popular
Updated On January 17, 2023

Wrexham, Wales
Birth Sign

Wrexham, Wales

Neco Shay Williams is a famous professional footballer from Wales who plays as a full-back for Premier League club Nottingham Forest and the Wales national team.

Early Life and Childhood

Neco was born on April 13, 2001, in Wrexham, Wales. Currently, he is 21 years old and his birth name is Neco Shay Williams. He doesn’t have any nicknames and prefers to be called by his real name.

Neco Shay Williams is the son of Lee Williams (father) and Emma Williams (mother). He has four siblings. Taya Williams is his oldest sister, Keelan Williams is his immediate younger brother, Sarae Williams is his immediate younger sister and Ocea Williams is his youngest sister.

His parents are businesspeople and his siblings also manage the family business. They have Dance Zone Academy in the name of the Neco Williams Family which is founded in 1997.

Neco Shay Williams with his mother (Source Instagram)

Caption: Neco Shay Williams with his mother (Source Instagram)

Neco Williams was born with a unique passion for round leather as a child. He started kicking anything made into a soccer ball as soon as he could walk. As a child, Neco adored it when his parents would get him a Welsh football jersey.

He was raised well by his parents in the Welsh community of Cefnmawr, where he was raised. And, he developed a passion for football as a child, learned how to play, and realized his dream of playing football professionally. He is Welsh by nationality and his ethnicity as well as religion is unknown. His zodiac sign is Aries.


Neco studied his primary education in the local school in his hometown. He wasn’t clever as well as there was a lack of concentration in school. He was more interested in football rather than in education.

Then, he exchanged school but his educational background was not so good. There is no other information related to his education.

Career and Professional Life

Williams enrolled in Liverpool’s academy when he was six years old and represented the team at the U18, U19, and U23 levels as well as in the UEFA Youth League. He played in the FA Youth Cup for two years.

Williams earned his senior team debut on October 30, 2019, beginning in a 5-5 (5-4) penalty shootout victory over Arsenal in the EFL Cup. He was a member of the Liverpool team that won the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup in December.

He played a key role in Merseyside rivals Everton in the FA Cup third round and Shrewsbury Town in the fourth round replay. In the latter game, he forced an own goal from Ro-Shaun Williams to ensure his team’s advancement in the cup.

In the 74th minute of a 4-0 victory over Crystal Palace on June 24, 2020, just after the season had begun after a three-month delay due to the COVID-19 outbreak, he made his Premier League debut.

Neco committed to a new, long-term contract with the Reds on 17 August. He joined Championship team Fulham on loan on January 31, 2022, and stayed there until the 2021–2022 campaign. He scored twice in a 5-1 victory over Swansea City on March 8, 2022, to register his first-ever goal for a professional club.

Williams signed a four-year contract with Nottingham Forest, a recently promoted Premier League team, on July 10, 2022, for an estimated sum of roughly £17 million.

Neco Shay Williams during his match (Source Instagram)

Caption: Neco Shay Williams during his match (Source Instagram)

Brand Endorsements

It is known that he has endorsed some brands but the name of the brands is not publicly known yet. On Instagram, he has promoted the shoes of Puma. There is no other information available related to his brand endorsements.

Awards and Nomination

He has received lots of awards and nominations. He has won the FA Youth Cup of 2018 and 2019, the Premier League of 2019 and 2020, the FIFA Club World Cup of 2019, EFL Championship of 2021 and 2022.

Neco Williams – Net Worth 2023

His main source of income is being footballer and brand endorsements as well as sponsorship deals. He accepted a contract with $19.92 million and moved to Nottingham. He earns £5,000 per day, $11000 per week, £151,900 per month, and £1,822,800 per year. The net worth of Neco is $ 4 million pounds.

Relationship Status

Neco is currently single and focusing on his career rather than being in a relationship. He is just 21 years old and not even mature enough to be in a relationship. Maybe in the future,  he will be in a relationship.  We researched his social media accounts but there are no details about his girlfriend. He is straight.


Any information regarding Neco is kept private, even his work life. He is capable of running both his personal and professional lives, yet he has never made any details about either life public. He is also regarded as one of the friendliest badminton players and has never been the subject of any controversy or rumors.

Body Measurements

Neco is 72 kg and his height is six feet 0 inches. He has black hair and his hairstyle is perm and dark-brown colored eyes. His beard looks attractive and has a fair skin tone as well as an athletic body type. He does exercises to make himself fit and strong and takes proper diets.

Neco Shay Williams posing for a photo (Source Instagram)

Caption: Neco Shay Williams posing for a photo (Source Instagram)

Neco Williams – Social Media

Neco is active on social media. On Instagram, he has 581K followers and has followed 312 people, and posted 115 posts related to his game. He has 264.6K followers on Twitter and has followed 40 people, and joined Twitter in January 2016. On Facebook, he has 2.8K friends and joined Facebook in 2010.