Samuel Chukwueze was born inIkwuanoAbiastate. He is ofIgbodescent and was brought up in a christian family with a younger brother and a younger Sister. Samuel attendedGovernment College Umuahiasame secondary school with lateChinua Achebeand finished in Evangel Secondary school isuochi. He started playing football at the age of 8 and he admiredJay jay okochaas his football idol growing up. He has been mentored by Hon. Victor Apugo whom he saw as a father, as stated in his earlier interview.
Samuel Chukwueze with Nwakali U17 World Cup MVP award with Hon. Victor Apugo and Kelechi Nwakali with samuel’s U17 World 2015 Chile Most Valuable Player Award
Chukwueze scored his first senior goal on 20 May 2018, netting his team’s second in a 3–1 away defeat ofBilbao Athletic. He contributed with two goals in 11 appearances duringhis first season, as his side missed out promotion inthe play-offs.
After playing for Nigeria at under-17 level, he received his first call-up to the senior team in October 2018.He made his debut for the senior team on 20 November 2018 as a starter in a 0–0 friendly draw againstUganda.