Deyna Castellanos

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Deyna Castellanos - Bio, Facts, Age, Height, Net Worth, Boyfriend

Deyna Castellanos is a Venezuelan professional football player, who plays for the women’s national team of Venezuela and Manchester City club.

She gained fame as the Venezuela U-17 women’s team’s top goalscorer and the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup’s all-time leading goalscorer.

Deyna Castellanos was born in Maracay, Venezuela. She was 5 when she started playing football after accompanying her brother to training.

She attended Florida State University on a scholarship and played for Florida State Seminole’s women soccer team in her early days.

After finishing her degree in journalism, she signed a two year contract with Atletico Madrid in 2020. She spent two seasons with the Spanish club, Atletico Madrid before signing with another club.

In 2022, she signed with Manchester City on a three year contract. Her debut for Manchester City happened in August 202 in the Champions League in a match against Turan.

She is also part of a youth team who represent her nation, Venezuela. She was part of the U-17 team who finished fourth in the 2014 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.

She was participating in the 2016 South America U-17 Women’s Football Championship and became the top scorer with a total of 12 goals.

She got a call to represent Venezuela’s U-20 women’s team and became the only player who scored in group B with three goals.

She makes her international senior debut in 2018 at the Copa America Femenina.

In her debut match against Ecuador, she scored a goal. When she was 21, she became the captain of the Venezuela women’s team.


  • Real Name: Deyna Cristina Castellanos Naujenis
  • Stage Name: Deyna Castellanos
  • Nickname: Queen Deyna
  • Birthday: April 18, 1999
  • Birthplace: Maracay, Venezuela
  • Zodiac Sign: Aries
  • Nationality: Venezuelan
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Profession: Professional Footballer
  • Education: Florida State University
  • Hobbies: Watch TV, Dancing
  • Position: Forward
  • Club:
    Manchester City (2022–);
    Atletico Madrid (2020–2022)
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  • Instagram: @deynacastellanos
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Height, Weight, Physical Appearance

  • Height: 170 cm (5’7”)
  • Weight: 63 kg (139 lb)
  • Blood Type: –
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Body Measurements: –
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  • Father: Richard Castellanos
  • Mother: Yrene Naujenis
  • Brother: Alvaro Castellanos
  • Sister: –

Boyfriend & Dating History

Deyna Castellanos was focused on her career. She nearly never mentioned her relationship or her past relationship.

She was probably like to keep it low and or enjoy her single life while she was at her prime age in football.

Net Worth

Deyna Castellanos’s net worth is around $1 million to $5 million. As a footballer, her main income came from football.


Manchester City

At Manchester City, she reportedly paid at least $87,580 annually or around $7,289 per month.


She has her own brand called Queen Deyna, which helps young girls pursue their dreams. The brand is also her nickname as in Venezuela Reina means Queens and it rhymes with her name.

She also opened foundations that target education and gender inequality across the globe and is working with several organizations to launch educational programs in North and South America.


  • While she played for Florida State Seminoles, she scored 48 goals in 82 appearances.
  • While in college, she was named as Conmebol and FIFA ambassador.
  • Her idol was Brazilian legend Marta, and she’s been idolized by her since she was young.
  • She grew up watching her brother play football and started to love how it feels to be kicking around a ball.
  • She’s been representing Venezuela’s national team since she was 14.
  • She is famous because of her spectacular goals with three points at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.
  • She has more than 30 tattoos and she sees them as art.
  • In her spare time, she likes to paint and watch TV or go around dancing.
  • She is majoring in journalism in college and if she were not a football player she would be a journalist.
  • She was the youngest analyst that cover a FIFA World Cup competition for NBC/Telemundo.
  • In 2017 she was nominated for The Best Award, which gathered some controversy as she hasn’t begun her professional career.
  • She keeps her personal life in private and there’s no record of her past relationships.

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“If I were not a footballer, I think I would be a journalist.”

“I have chosen the No.10 shirt too as I played with that number in college and scored some great goals wearing it, so hopefully I will be able to create many more good memories with it here at City.”

“Looking around at all the facilities here, it is just amazing – I believe that this Club will help to improve me as a player, and I hope that I can help Manchester City too.”

“Every girl is a Queen in her own way.”

“Besides accomplishing my goals in football, through football I’m trying to change the world a little bit, fighting for equality for us to have a better pathway for younger girls coming through,”

“I’m trying to change some people’s lives the way college changed my life. That’s something very special and I hope I can accomplish so many more things.”

“Education was something very important for me and my family.”

“I wanted to have the balance: if I wanted to be a good footballer, I had to be a good student.”

“A few people have had an influence in my career: my coach from college, Mark Krikorian, and my mother – she has always been there – and my teammates.”

“My first hero was Marta. When I started playing football, I didn’t know much about women’s football. She was the best player at that moment and I started following her.”

“At the end of the day, not everything has to be about football on the pitch – also the personal life: having everything right, having good relationships with your teammates… That’s part of the key.”


Who is Deyna Castellanos?

She is a Venezuelan professional football player.

Who is Deyna Castellanos’ real name?

Her real name is Deyna Cristina Castellanos Naujenis.

What makes Deyna Castellanos famous?

She became famous as the Venezuela U-17 women’s team’s top goalscorer and the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup’s all-time leading goalscorer.

Where is Deyna Castellanos from?

She was born in Maracay, Venezuela.

How old is Deyna Castellanos?

She was born in 1999, and she is 24 years old as of 2023.

When Deyna Castellanos celebrates her birthday?

She celebrates on the 18th of every April.

How tall is Deyna Castellanos?

Her height is 5’7″ or 170 cm.

Who are Deyna Castellanos’ parents?

Her father’s name is Richard Castellanos and her mother’s name is Yrene Naujenis.

Is Deyna Castellanos married?

She is not married. Furthermore, there is no information on whether she is in a relationship or not.

Who is Deyna Castellanos’ ex-boyfriend?

None of her ex-boyfriend is known to the public.

How rich is Deyna Castellanos?

Her net worth is around $1 million to $5 million.

What is Deyna Castellanos nationality?

Her nationality is Venezuelan.

Else than playing football, Deyna Castellanos also has an attention to education and is trying to give girls more education through foundations so they can chase her dreams just like her.