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Nanuque, Brazil
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Nanuque, Brazil

Neilton is a popular Brazilian professional football player. Neilton plays for Coritiba as a forward.

Early Life and Childhood

Neilton was born on 17 February 1994, in Nanuque, Brazil, and his age is 28 years old as of the year 2022. His real birth name is Neilton Meira Mestzk.

Talking about Neilton’s parents, his father’s name is Wanderlei Meira, and his mother’s name is Katia Maria Francisca. Similarly, there is no information about Neilton’s siblings.

Neilton is known to be a Brazilian by nationality and belongs to the Christianity religion, and his zodiac sign is Aquarius.


Talking about Neilton’s formal education, Neilton grew up in Nanuque, Brazil and he might have done his schooling at a local school in Nanuque, Brazil. Neilton’s additional academic credentials are unavailable. Neilton may have started to play at an early age, and that’s why he might have skipped college.

Career and Professional Life

Neilton, then 14, joined Santos’ youth system in 2008. Along with Giva, he was the club’s top scorer in the 2013 Copa Sao Paulo de Junior. Following his performances, he was considered a possible target for Premier League club Chelsea.

Similarly, Neilton was promoted to the first team on March 20 and dubbed the “new Neymar.” The following day, he made his first-team debut against Mirassol in the Campeonato Paulista. On May 29, he made his Serie A debut, assisting Walter Montillo’s goal in a 1-2 loss to Botafogo.

Neilton scored his first professional goal in a 1-3 loss to Criciuma on June 5. He scored twice in a 4-1 home win over Portuguesa on July 13. Neilton signed a four-year contract with Cruzeiro on June 5, 2014. He was loaned to Botafogo until the end of the season on July 25, the following year, after being rarely used.

Moreover, Neilton’s loan was renewed for another year on December 16, 2015. He signed So Paulo FC for a one-year contract on December 22, 2016. Hudson, on the other hand, moves to the other side. Neilton was fired by the club on May 13, 2017, following poor performances.


Caption: Neilton playing football on the ground. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Neilton has not endorsed any brand till now. Also, Neilton has not promoted anything till now and has not been seen in any collaborations with brands. In the coming days, we may see Neilton being associated with some brands and supporting their products. No information is available regarding the other brands Neilton has cooperated with or not.

Awards and Nomination

Neilton has been honored with Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A: 2014. Similarly, he has been honored with Campeonato Brasileiro Serie B: 2015. But, Neilton hasn’t received any prestigious title. Despite being a gifted athlete, a lot more awards may be on the way for Neilton.

Neilton – Net Worth

Neilton has an estimated net worth of approximately around $5 million. Most of Neilton’s income sources are from his football career. Additionally, Neilton has worked very hard since his childhood to achieve this fame. Neilton is active in his career and is on the way to raising his net worth in the future.


Caption: Neilton posing for the photo in the car. Source: Instagram

Relationship Status

Neilton is married to his girlfriend Juliana Paulesini. Neilton and his girlfriend got married on November 17, 2016. Also, Neilton and his wife have no children. Neilton doesn’t have any past relationships or previous engagements.  It is seen that Neilton is quite happy with his wife at the moment.


Neilton hasn’t been associated with any sort of rumors or controversies that would hamper his career. Also, Neilton avoids the media and avoids engaging in contentious behavior or situations that can damage his reputation.

Body Measurements

Neilton stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 57 kilograms. But Neilton’s exact body measurements are not available.

Similarly, Neilton has beautiful black eyes and hair but his dress size and shoe size are not available. Moreover, Neilton has inked tattoos all over his body as of 2022.


Caption: Neilton posing for the photo. Source: Instagram

Neilton – Social Media

Neilton is very popular on social media and his fans love him for the positive influence he has on them. Similarly, Neilton is very active on Instagram, where he likes to post snaps of his latest photoshoots with his lovely family and friends.

Neilton has 364k followers on Instagram and owns an account @neilton. His Twitter handle is @meiraneilton followed by 30.3k followers. Besides that, Neilton is not available on any other social media sites including Facebook.