Facts of Jamie Redknapp
|Full Name||Jamie Redknapp|
|Birth Name||Jamie Frank Redknapp|
|Profession||Retired Footballer, Pundit|
|Birth City||Barton on Sea|
|Father Name||Harry Redknapp|
|Father Profession||Football Manager|
|Mother Name||Sandra Harris|
|Spouse||Louise Redknapp (1998-2017)|
|Relation With||Lizzie Bowden|
|No Of Children||2|
|Date of Birth||June 25,1973|
Former professional footballer Jamie Redknapp, 46, is worth $20 million as of 2019. Throughout his career, Redknapp played for Bournemouth, Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur, and Liverpool, where he was the captain as well.
Redknapp played for Liverpool for about 11 years in more than 237 league games. He is also involved in the win of the 1995 Football League Cup Final. Currently, Jamie is a pundit at Sky Sports and an editorial sports columnist at the Daily Mail.
Jamie Redknapp: Short Biography
Jamie Frank Redknapp was born on 25th June 1973 in Barton on Sea, England to father Harry Redknapp, and mother, Sandra Harris. He is English by nationality and has white ethnic descent.
Redknapp grew up alongside his older brother Mark who is a model. He went to Twynham School, located in Christchurch. During his high school, he began playing in the Sunday league youth teams along with his brother.
He began his career at Tottenham Hotspur as a youth player. However, Jamie turned down their offer to play for Bournemouth under his father, Harry Redknapp, who was the manager at that time.
Jamie made 13 appearances for the club before Liverpool’s attention, who later signed him on 15th January 1991. At the age of 17, Jamie was paid £350,000, i.e. $452,690, and became one of the most expensively signed teenagers in English football around that time.
Frank was one of the last players to be signed by manager Kenny Dalglish before his resignation on 22nd February 1991. He was the youngest Liverpool player to appear in European competition at the age of 18.
He made his club debut against Auxerre in the UEFA Cup on 23rd October 1991 and made his first goal for the club on 7th December 1991 against Southampton at the Dell.
On the field, Jamie established himself as a critical midfielder when Roy Evans managed at Anfield. His game revolved around being a central midfielder with a very high level of ability to create space in tight situations.
Redknapp helped the club back into the top three of the FA Premiership; however, his knee injury curtailed his involvement in the 2000-01 season. Jamie made his comeback from the injury during the pre-season tour before the 2001-02 season.
Throughout his time in Liverpool, he played about 308 times and scored 41 goals.
Following his departure from the team, Redknapp began his career as a studio-based pundit on BBC during the European Championships in 2004. In 2010, Jamie was named the host and mentor on the Sky1 show Football’s Next Star.
As of now, he is a team captain in the Sky1 sports game show titled A League of Their Own.
How Much Has He Earned To Date?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jamie Redknapp is worth $20 million as of November 2019. He amassed most of his fortune from his successful career as a professional footballer.
In the United Kingdom, the average salary of a Premier League football player ranges around £50,000, i.e. $64,566. Whereas, Liverpool pays around £40,000, i.e. $51,650 to a player under the age of 17.
Players like Mohammad Salah are paid £200k, i.e. $258,220, and Virgil Van Dijk is paid around £150k, which is $193,695 per week until their contract expires.
Where Does Jamie Live?
As per various sources, Jamie is reported to live in Surrey, where the average house price ranges around £1,941,659, i.e. $2,486,964 as of July 2019.
Previously, Redknapp resided in Mallorca along with his ex-wife singer Louise and children. They sold their Mallorca mansion for £5,000,000, which is $6,405,000.
Is He Dating Anyone?
Following his divorce with Louise, Jamie was reportedly dating model Lizzie Bowden. The pair were often seen together in public places. However, as per sources, they separated their ways as Jamie decided to put his family first.
Redknapp exchanged his wedding vows with singer Louise Nurding on 29th June 1998. They shared two children: Charles William b. on 27th July 2004 and Beau Henry born on 10th November 2008.
Jamie and Louise filed for divorce after 19 years of marriage in mid-2017. Their marriage was officially ended on 29th December 2017.
Any Charity Works?
Besides his professional career, 46-year-old Jamie is also involved in several philanthropic works. He supports several charitable organizations.
Here is a list of few of them:
- Alliance for Lupus Research
- Breast Cancer Campaign
- Help a London Child
- Variety Club
- Garden of Dreams
- Leukemia and Lymphoma Research
- Lowe Syndrome Trust
- Worldwide Orphans Foundation
- Wounded Warrior Project