Jamie Richard Vardy is an English professional footballer who plays for the Premier League Club Leicester City and English National team as a striker. Vardy was born on 11 january 1987. Before becoming a professional footballer, Vardy used to work as a technician making medical splints combined with non-league football. At the age of 16 Vardy was released by Sheffield Wednesday, followed by which he began his senior first team footballing career with Stocksbridge Park Steels for three seasons.
He then was signed by F.C.Halifax Town in the year 2010. In Vardy’s debut season with F.C.Halifax Town he scored a staggering 26 goals and also won the club’s “Player’s Player of the Year” award. In the year 2011 he moved to Fleetwood Town. Even with Fleetwood Town he won the “Player’s Player of the Year” award by scoring a gigantic 31 league goals. The team also won the Division.
Vardy’s dream run began in the year 2012, when he appeared on the bigger field with Leicester City for a fee of 1 million pound. LCFC later went on to win the Championship in the year 2014. In 2015\16 season Jamie Vardy broke one of the most difficult records of the premier league scoring in consecutive 11 goals in 11 premier league games which was previously held by Ruud van Nistelrooy.
Leicester won the premier league and Vardy was voted as Premier League Player of the season and FWA Footballer of the year. Vardy made his debut in the England National team in June 2015 where he played in the UEFA Euro 2016. Vardy got married on 25th may 2016 with Rebekah Nicholson and has a daughter.
Vardy has had an impressive footballing career. In his 263 league appearances on the football pitch he has scored 122 goals. He has been capped 14 times for England National Team where he has scored 5 goals. He has also won premier league player of the month in October 2015 and November 2015. Conference Premier Player of the month in November 2015, conference premier top goalscorer 2011-12. Leicester City Players’ Player of the Season in the 2013-14 season.
Jamie Vardy Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $9 Million US Dollars
Jamie Vardy has a net worth of $9 Million US dollars as of 2017. Vardy signed a new deal with Leicester City which will help him earn around 15-18 million pounds in three years. Vardy has a deal on table with sports giant Nike which could earn him 8 million pounds. He is also looking for a film and a book deal which will also fetch Vardy a whooping 10 million pounds. If Vardy is tempted to leave Leicester he will definitely have a boost in his income, where he could be earning around 200,000 pounds a week. If everything falls into place Vardy will be earning more than 40 million pounds.
Jamie Vardy Assets:
With new contracts and deals on the table, Vardy has become a rich man. He was gifted a BMW i8 by the owner of Leicester City. Vardy also bought a new Bentley Continental GT. He previously also owned a Mercedes Benz C 63 AMG with limited edition customization. Vardy also owns a house in Melton Mowbray.
Jamie Vardy Business Model
In November 2015 Jamie Vardy launched an annual week long camp called V9 academy. The objective of this academy was to offer coaching and guidance to around 60 non league players. He wanted to present the players to showcase their talents in front of scouts from league clubs. He also has stand named after him in Stocksbridge Park steels. Vardy also has a flavor named after him in LCFC called Vardy Salted crispy. Adrian Butchart who is famous for his football film series called Goal also met Vardy to discuss about making a film on him. Dorothy Goodman School which is a special needs school in Hinckley, Leicestershire has Jamie Vardy as its ambassador.
• Jamie Vardy was a transfer target of Arsenal who also bid more than 20 million pounds to secure his services. After speculations Vardy rejected the offer and later signed a new deal with his club Leicester where he will earn around 75000 pounds a week.
• Vardy has also signed up for a film on his life and is looking for a book deal.
• Vardy in the current 2016-17 season has underperformed and has managed to score only 9 goals and 3 assists.
Vardy has one of those life stories where one cannot even imagine where life will lead him. From working in a place to build medical splints, he today earns millions of pounds. He has won all the prestigious awards of England Football and has also won the premier league. His life story is an inspiration to the younger generations of how hard work leads to success. Vardy is an interesting character both on and off the field and is always in the news for right as well as wrong reasons.