Kalvin Phillips

Kalvin Phillips

Biography of Kalvin Phillips

Kalvin Phillips is an English professional footballer. He is ranked number 70 among all players from England. With a market value of £12million, Kalvin Phillips is ranked number 237 among all players worldwide playing as "Midfielder".

He was named as EFL Young Player of the Month in October 2016 and Yorkshire Evening Post Player of the Year: 2018–19. Currently, Kalvin is making headlines due to his called up to the England national team squad after his impressive showings for Leeds United in 2019/20 "EFL Championship".

Famous for 

  • He is known for playing as Midfielder for Premier League club Leeds United and the England national football team.
  • He is also known for his range of short sharp passing, long-ball distribution, and ability to start attacks. 

Early Life and Family 

Kalvin Phillips was born on December 2, 1995, in Leeds, England, the UK. His birth name is Kalvin Mark Phillips.

His nationality is English and his ethnicity is mixed (Half Irish and Half Jamaican). His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

He was born in a family of mixed culture as his father is Jamaican and his mother is Irish.

Kalvin grew up in his hometown Leeds City. Growing up he became interested in playing football. 

Kalvin Phillips Career (Football)

Kalvin Phillips began his early football career at the age of eight by playing at the junior team of the local football club Wortley Juniors from 2003-2008. 

He joined the youth academy of Leeds United in 2010 and played for its junior team until 2014. His professional football career begun after getting promoted to the senior team of Leeds United in the summer of 2014. 

Since 2014, he has been participating in every football league and matches from Leeds United side.

Kalvin made his appearance in every season of the "EFL Championship" since making his debut in 2014-15 season till 2019/20 season.

He became a key player in winning the 2019/20 season of the "EFL Championship" by Leeds United.

He will be seen playing in the Barclays Premier League in the following 2020/21 season as his club Leeds United has got promoted by winning 2019/20 "EFL Championship". 

Personal Life and Girlfriend

Kalvin Phillips is an unmarried man.

However, he is not single. Currently, he is dating make-up artist Ashleigh Behan.

The duo hasn't revealed their first met and dating history but they are one of the finest couples of Leeds United. Ashleigh Behan is not only Kavin's Girlfriend but she is also his big football fan and supports him a lot. 

Height and weight

Kalvin Phillips is a good looking man with an Athletic build body. He stands 5 ft 10 inches tall and weighs 72 Kg. 

He has a straight sexual orientation. His eye color is Brown and his hair color is Brown. He has a dreadlock hairstyle. 

 Net worth and Wealth 

As of 2020, the net worth of Kalvin is estimated to be $1 million. His primary income source is the salary paid to him by Football clubs Leeds United.

He is reportedly earning a salary of £30,000  per week by playing for Leeds United. This means that he earns an annual salary of more than £120,000 plus bonuses and other benefits.

His salary is going to increase in the coming days due to his rising stardom. 

Facts About Kalvin Phillips 

1. He is nicknamed ‘The Yorkshire Pirlo’. 

2. He was 16 years old when Leeds United offered him a scholarship to attend their Academy. 

3.   He plays mainly as a defensive midfielder and can also play as a center back. 

4. He has a market value of €12 million. 

5.  On 8 August 2019, Leeds rejected Aston Villa's  £27 million pound bids for Phillips during the 2019 transfer window. 

6. In September 2019, he signed a new 5-year contract with Leeds, which means he will stay at Leeds United until 2024. 

7. He started his career as a box-to-box central midfielder. 

8. He was converted into a defensive midfielder by head coach Marcelo Bielsa before the start of the 2018/19 season. 

9.  He has been contacted by the Jamaica national football team for a potential call-up.

10. On 6 January 2020, Phillips was heavily praised for his performance against the Premier League side Arsenal in a 1–0 defeat in the FA Cup. 

Kalvin Phillips
Quick Facts of Kalvin Phillips
Celebrated Name Kalvin Phillips
Age 24 years old
Nick Name Kalvin Phillips
Birth Name Kalvin Phillips
Birth Date 1995-12-02
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality English
Birthnation England, the UK
Place of Birth Leeds, England, the UK
Ethnicity mixed (Half Irish and Half Jamaican)
Famous for playing as Midfielder for Premier League club Leeds United and the England national football team.
Residence Leeds, England
Horoscope Sagittarius
Career Start 2010-Present
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Ashleigh Behan
Height 5 ft 10 inches
Weight 72 Kg
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Hair Style Dreadlock
Body Build/Type Athletic
Net Worth US $ 1 million
Salary more than £120,000 per year
Source of Wealth Football earnings plus bonuses and other benefits
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