Jamie Redknapp is an English football player who enjoyed his career from 1989 to 2005. Born in 1973 Jamie started his career Tottenham Hotspur as a young player. He turned down the offer to play for the club under a contract to work with his father Harry Redknapp who was the manager. He chooses to play for Liverpool where he has a great stint of great performances. He came back to play two and a half season for Tottenham under his father. Jamie was one of the most expensive signed teenagers of his time.
He made 13 appearances for Tottenham before he could be recognized by Liverpool. He was signed for £350,000 in the year 1991. He played as a substitute or a reserve player for almost 2 and a half years before he could make his part in the regular team. In his 11 years with Liverpool, Jamie had played 237 league games for the club. These were his most prolific years in which he was credited for the win in the 1995 Football League Cup Final.
The time also marked him as one of the most popular poster faces. Along with the Manchester united players like Ryan Giggs and Lee Sharpe, Jamie was seen promoting merchandise and the league along with other promotional acts. This also led to a lot of criticism for his sports performance.
He established himself as a successful midfielder yet he was condemned for his lifestyle. Along with Steve McManaman and Robbie Fowler, stand Collymore and Jason McAteer was addressed by a derogatory term Spice Boys. Jamie was accused of being more concerned with his catwalk and models assignments than his football performance. In the year 2005 Jamie retired from the game due to constant injury problems and on the advice of the specialists.
Jamie’s father Harry Redknapp was the manager with Tottenham and his mother is Sandra Harris. He went to Twynham School in Christchurch. He has an older brother who is a model. His uncle- Frank Lampard Senior was the coach with West Ham United. He started playing football on Sunday’s with his brother under his dad’s guidance.
In 1998 Jamie married Louise Nurding who was a pop singer with the girl gang ‘Eternal’ from the year 1992 to 1995 before she explored the world as a solo singer. They have two son’s Charles William Redknapp and Beau Henry Redknapp. Currently, the family resides in Oxshott Surrey.
Jamie Redknapp Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $21 Million US Dollars
He has a net worth of $21 Million US dollars as of 2017. The first impact Jamie made was with the contract he signed with liver pool which was for £350,000 the highest ever for a teenage footballer. The footballer published a high selling magazine along with his wife- Icon Magazine. This magazine wrote about professional footballers and their families.
He has great business acumen and is known to know the real estate market quite well. He made a profit of £4 million by selling his estate to Tile Tycoon Berry Bester. He also managed to buy highly expensive beach property at a startling price of £3.5 million when the actual price quoted for the same was £9.5 million.
After a 2 and a half year wait Jamie played as a regular with Liverpool. The team won the FA cup in the year 1992. The team won the League Cup in the year 1995. 2001 was the year of glory for Liver pool and Jamie as they bagged the FA charity Shield and UEFA Super Cup in the same year.
Jamie became a regular pundit post his retirement with Sky sports. He also regularly writes for the SkySports Website. He started as a host and mentor on Sky 1 and the show was Football’s Next Star. He hosted the 2013-2014 season for Sky1’s new show Saturday night Football along with David Jones.
In the show, he got a lot of attention for the repeated use of the word ‘literally’. ‘He literally chopped him in half in that challenge’ and ‘these balls now – they literally explode off your feet’ remained with the listeners for long.
He was presented by Plain English Campaign with the Foot in the Award for his poor use of English as a commenter and columnists.