|Net Worth:||$20 Million|
|Birthday:||Jun 25, 1973|
|Age:||48 years old|
|Height:||6 feet (183cm)|
|Occupation:||Former Footballer, TV-personality|
|Last Updated:||September, 2021|
Englishman Jamie Frank Redknapp is a celebrated former football player, who made a name for himself by playing in the English Premier League (EPL). The veteran footballer’s net worth is estimated to be £14 million or USD 20 million (approx.). Currently, the Englishman works with the Daily Mail as an editorial sports columnist. He also works with Sky Sports as a revered pundit.
How Did Jamie Redknapp Become Rich?
On 25th June 1973, Jamie Frank Redknapp was born in a footballers’ family in a cliff-top village called Barton on Sea, Hampshire, England. His parents are Henry ‘Harry’ James Redknapp and Sandra Harris Redknapp. His father was also a football player, who retired in the late 1970s to take up managerial jobs. His father has managed AFC Bournemouth, Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur, and Queens Park Rangers to name a few. As such, the love for football runs in the family. He also has an older brother, Mark Redknapp, who is a model. His brother’s son is named Harry Redknapp, after their father.
Redknapp was brought up on the south coast of Bournemouth, where he used to go to the Twynham School in Christchurch. Jamie started his football career as a player of Sunday League youth teams. As a school-going kid, Jamie Redknapp followed in his father’s footsteps to sign for a football club named Tottenham Hotspur. As a 16-years-old teenager, he began his professional football career with AFC Bournemouth in 1989. Between 1989 and 1991, he only made thirteen appearances for the team before being recruited by Liverpool. At the age of 17, his playing style attracted the attention of top-flight football club Liverpool, who signed him for £350,000 on 15th January 1991.
Jamie Redknapp had an illustrious career at Liverpool, where he became the youngest Liverpool player to play in European competition on 23rd October 1991. Over the years, he became the key creative midfielder and a powerful free-kick taker at Liverpool with an increasingly growing fan-following.
Following the departures of club favorites Paul Ince, Steve McManaman and John Barnes, Jamie Redknapp became the vice-captain and later the captain of Liverpool Football Club (LFC) by the 1999-2000 football season. During his eleven seasons at LFC, Jamie Redknapp won the Football League Cup in 1995, FA Charity Shield in 2001, and the UEFA Super Cup also in 2001.
The strain of injuries he suffered in 2001 led to his eventual departure on a free transfer in 2002. Jamie Redknapp joined his boyhood club Tottenham Hotspur Football Club on 18th April 2002. Although he played for Tottenham between 2002 and 2005, he never managed to regain his spectacular form due to his injuries. Needless to say, the prolific football player also captained this football team but did not manage to win trophies.
On 4th January 2005, Jamie Redknapp later joined his father Harry Redknapp in Southampton Football Club to help them fight against relegation. Sadly, due to his injury-prone nature in the latter years of his career, Jamie Redknapp was not able to save the Saints from relegation to the Championship (second tier of English Football League System). Eventually, he heeded the advice from medical specialists and the situation of his physical fitness. Thus, he decided to retire from professional football at the age of 31 on 19th June 2005.
On the international stage, Jamie Redknapp has represented England national football team seventeen times. But he has only played 39 minutes in major international football tournaments. His debut came on 6th September 1995 against Colombia in Wembley, England.
Transitioning from life as a professional footballer, Jamie Redknapp joined Sky Sports as a full-time pundit along with his England national football teammate Gary Neville. He regularly features as a columnist on the channel’s website.
What Is Jamie Redknapp Net Worth?
It is estimated that Jamie Redknapp’s net worth to be around £14 million or 20 million USD.
It is estimated that successful contract negotiations, which included bonuses and other incentives, has earned him a significant amount of money. He reportedly earned around $2 million as an average annual salary while playing for Southampton Football Club. His present career nets him around $8 million annually.
How Jamie Redknapp Spends His Money?
Jamie Redknapp’s most significant purchase is the £6 million house located in Oxshott, Surrey, England. It has the most luxurious features of footballing background, theatre, and a cinema room which was exposed by him through posting photos on social media which created a great fuss in media.
He gave a glimpse of his property on Redknapp’s Home Fixture. The primary highlight of his house is its private cinema hall, which has a gigantic projector. Moreover, the house also has a well-maintained garden in Oxshott, Surrey. He has shared several pictures of his house on social media platforms with his fans. The dad-of-two has a set of two goals in an expansive back garden with a footballing background. The house’s entranceway is stunning and includes a dark wooden staircase with white walls and dark-framed doorways having black marble floors.
- Jamie Redknapp has played 308 games for Liverpool Football Club while scoring 41 goals.
- He has played 49 games for Tottenham Hotspur while scoring only 4 goals.
- His mother’s twin sister, Patricia, is the mother of celebrated English footballer Frank Lampard Jr. As such, the footballers are maternal cousins.
- His Aunt Patricia’s husband, Frank Lampard Sr. was his father’s managerial assistant.
- Jamie Redknapp is 6 feet tall and has a balanced weight of 82 kg.
- He married Louise Elizabeth Nurding Redknapp on 29th June 1998. They parted ways after 19 years of marriage.
- He has two sons, Charles William Redknapp and Beau Henry Redknapp.
- He is currently dating Swedish model Frida Andersson-Lourie, who is pregnant with the couple’s first child.