Jamie Redknapp

Jamie Redknapp

Biography of Jamie Redknapp

Jamie Redknapp is an English former professional footballer who was active from 1989 until 2005.

He is the younger son of an English football manager and former player Harry Redknapp. He is a cousin of Frank Lampard and a nephew of former West Ham United coach Frank Lampard Sr.

Currently, He is a pundit at Sky Sports and an editorial sports columnist at the Daily Mail. His Instagram account is @jamie.redknapp and has 1.2 million followers. 

Famous for 

  • His 11 years of the football league season at Liverpool FC from 1991 to 2002
  • as a pundit at Sky Sports 

Early Life and Family 

Redknapp was born on 25 June 1973 in Barton on Sea, England, the UK.

His birth name is Jamie Frank Redknapp. His ethnicity is White and English is his nationality. His Zodiac sign is Cancer. He is a follower of Christianity.

Jamie was born to his father Harry Redknapp who is a football manager and his mother Sandra Harris. He has an older brother, Mark, who is a model. He grew up on the south coast of England (Bournemouth)and studied at the Twynham School in Christchurch. Growing up he became interested in playing football. 

Jamie Redknapp Career (Footballer)

  • While he was still attending school, Jamie began his early football career at Tottenham Hotspur as a youth player.
  •   He began his professional career, at the age of 16, in 1989 at AFC Bournemouth, the football Club which was under his father, manager Harry Redknapp at that time.
  •  He made 13 appearances for AFC Bournemouth before attracting the attention of Liverpool, who signed him on 15 January 1991.
  •  His 11 years at Liverpool were the most prolific, playing more than 237 league games for the club and being involved in winning the 1995 Football League Cup Final.
  • Redknapp signed to Tottenham Hotspur on a free transfer on 18 April 2002 with just a couple of fixtures remaining of the 2001–02 season.
  • After making 49 appearances for  Tottenham Hotspur,  Jamie transferred to Southampton Football Club on 4 January 2005 and made his debut on 5 January 2005 in the 3–3 league draw with Fulham at St Mary's.
  • Redknapp got retired from the game due to his constant injury problem at the end of the season, on 19 June 2005. 
  • On 11 December 2008, it was announced Jamie Redknapp would become the coach of Chelsea reserves two days a week whilst studying for his UEFA coaching badges.
  •  In 2010, he was made host and mentor on the Sky1 show Football's Next Star.
  • Currently, he works as a pundit at Sky Sports and an editorial sports columnist at the British Daily newspaper "Daily Mail".

Personal Life and Wife

Jamie Redknapp is a married man of Divorced status. His ex-wife is Louise Nurding. Louise Nurding is an English singer, songwriter, and media personality. she was a member of the girl group Eternal from 1992 to 1995. The duo gets married in Bermuda on 29 June 1998. The couples are the parents of their two sons named Charles William "Charley" Redknapp born on 27 July 2004 at London's Portland Hospital and another son named "Beau" born in 2008.  The couple got separated in September 2017 and finalized their divorce on 29 December 2017. Currently, he is dating  Swedish model Frida Andersson-Lourie.

Height and Weight 

Jamie Redknapp is a handsome and cool looking guy with Athletic build body. He stands 6 ft tall and weighs 82 Kg. He has a straight sexual orientation. He has short black hair and his eyes color is Brown. 

Net worth and Wealth

As of 2020, The net worth of Jamie Redknapp is estimated to be $20 million.

His primary income sources include his work as a football pundit at Sky Sports and an editorial sports columnist. However, he has accumulated his major part of wealth through his successful football career.

While playing for Southhampton,  which marks his last football career at the Club, he used to earn an average annual salary of $2 million. He receives an annual salary of $8.3 million from his recent profession.

Facts About Jamie Redknapp

1.  He gained 17 England caps between 1995 and 1999. 

2. He made his international debut on 6 September 1995 in the 0–0 international friendly with Colombia at Wembley. 

3. His only international goal came on 10 October 1999 in the 2–1 friendly victory against Belgium at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

4. Redknapp began his career in 2004 as a studio-based pundit on BBC during the European Championships.

5. Redknapp has received significant attention for his repeated overuse and misuse of the word "literally".

6. He started playing in the Sunday league youth teams with his brother during his Childhood. 

7.  He became one of the mass-marketed poster boy icons of the newly developing FA Premier League in the early 1990s. 

8. He became idols on par with rock stars and pop stars, by and around the mid to late 1990s.

9. He owns a lavish house in Oxshott, United Kingdom (GB) worth £6 million.

10. Jamie and Louise Nurding were introduced to each other by English singer Robbie Williams.

Jamie Redknapp
Quick Facts of Jamie Redknapp
Celebrated Name Jamie Redknapp
Age 47 years old
Nick Name Jamie Redknapp
Birth Name Jamie Redknapp
Birth Date 1973-06-25
Gender Male
Profession English footballer
Nationality English
Birth Nation England, the UK
Place of Birth Barton on Sea,England, the UK
Famous for pundit at Sky Sports
Ethnicity White
Father Harry Redknapp
Mother Sandra Harris
Brother Mark Redknapp
School Twynham School
Career Start 1990-Present
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Wife Louise Nurding (1998-2017)
Girlfriend Frida Andersson-Lourie (2020)
Height 6 ft
Weight 82 Kg
Hair Style Short
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Net Worth US $20 million
Salary $8.3 million per year
Sources of Wealth football pundit at Sky Sports and an editorial sports columnist
Team Played AFC Bournemouth, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton
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