|Net Worth:||450 million dollars|
|Country of Origin:||Leytonstone, London|
|Date of birth:||May 2, 1975|
|Source of wealth||Retired Footballer, Businessman, Model|
David Beckham, whose full name is David Robert Joseph Beckham, is a retired English footballer. He belongs to Leytonstone, London, where he was born. He is the first ever English football player who won league titles in four different countries including England, United States, France and Spain.
During his successful career, David played for different football teams like Manchester United, Real Madrid, Milan, Preston North End, Paris Saint-Germain, LA Galaxy and England National team. After playing a victorious football career for 20 years, Beckham retired in 2013. He earned great fame and many awards during his career, including 19 trophies.
In addition to be a football player, David also runs his own business. He is the UNICEF ambassador in UK and is also famous for doing a lot of charitable work. David Beckham is also a spokesperson and model; he has appeared in multiple fashion shows and magazines.
David Beckham’s net worth is $450 million, a major part of which is earned from his football career, along with other sources like modelling and business. This article gives you an insight to David’s personal life, his professional life and his family.
David Beckham was born on 2 May 1975 at Whipps Cross University Hospital of Leytonstone, London. He was born to parents David Edward Alan “Ted” Beckham and Sandra Georgina, who was a kitchen fitter and a hairdresser respectively. He has two sisters, the elder one namely Lynne Georgina and a younger one namely Joanne Louise.
David got his early education from Chase Lane Primary School and his higher education from Chingford County High School. Since his childhood, David was a keen lover of football and anticipated to become a professional football player in his school days. He used to play football regularly in Ridgeway Park, Chingford.
He lived in California from 1999 to 2014 and he has been living in London from 2014 till now. He claims to be a half Jewish, following the footprints of his grandfather who was a Jew. But he also used to go to Church with his parents, particularly with the aim to play football for the team.
David took coaching from a football school in Manchester and a training session with Barcelona. During his young age, he played with local teams like Ridgeway Rovers, Brimsdown Rovers’ youth team. In 1990, David was declared as the Under-15 Player of the Year.
As of 2018, David Beckham’s net worth is estimated to be at $450 million
David started his career with Manchester United on July 8, 1991. With David as a young player, the team managed to win the FA Youth Cup in May 1992. Beckham became the professional on 23 January 1993. In December 1994, David made his debut with the UEFA Champions League. He then joined Preston North End for the season 1994-95, where he got the first team experience.
He returned to Manchester United in 1995 and made his debut in Premier League. Beckham became the part of the team as club’s young players and he soon managed to earn fame as right-sided midfielder. He garnered many great victories and awards for himself and the team while his tenure in the Manchester United.
In July 2003, David transferred to Real Madrid team, which was a renowned and successful Spanish team at that time. He signed a four-year contract with Madrid for €37 million.
The team gathered major acclaim with an icon like Beckham in the team. The team has had several good experiences with Beckham in the team accounting the victory of Spanish Super Cup.
As of 2018, David Beckham’s net worth is $450 million,
Beckham became the part of LA Galaxy in July 2007, the announcement of which was made by him in January 2007, while he was still a part of the Real Madrid. The inclusion of David Beckham in Galaxy marked great achievements and earnings for the team and their businesses. David made his debut from the team against Chelsea in the World Series of Soccer.
In December 2008, Beckham joined Milan on loan and made his debut in January 11, 2009 at Stadio Olimpico. He played for Milan from until the end of MLS season of the year 2009 after which he returned to Galaxy. The succeeding season happened to be great for the LA Galaxy where they also won the Western Conference final.
Beckham joined Milan again in January 2010 as part of a second loan period where he won against Genoa. David then played against Manchester United since he left in the 2003. He suffered from an illness called the torn left Achilles tendon while his term in Milan.
He then returned to Galaxy again in September and following his comeback, the team earned the title of Western Conference and MLS Supporters’ Shield.
David Beckham got transferred to Paris Saint-Germain in January 2013 and made his debut against Marseille on February 24, 2013. He made a contract of five months with the team and donated all the money to charity.
On May 16, 2013, he made the announcement of his retirement from football after the end of French season. David retired after his final game on 18 May 2013 against Brest, which the PSG team managed to win. David Beckham’s net worth reached a whopping amount of $450 million majorly from his football career.
David Beckham made several international appearances as the football player. He started playing for England National Team in September 1996. As a player of England team, he participated in 1998 World Cup. He was a major contributor for his team securing a place in the 2002 FIFA World Cup and 2006 World Cup.
Beckham was recalled to the England squad in May 2007, where he played his first match against Brazil. He also played in the England team during the 2010 World Cup, but his team did not manage to get a position forward in the tournament. David earned multiple recognitions during his international career including the BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 2001.
David started his own football school, the David Beckham Academy in 2005 that operated from two locations, London and Los Angeles. He also appeared in numerous films and television shows, the major ones being: Bend It Like Beckham, Goal III: Taking on the World, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.
He is also known in the world for his great charitable work. He is the UNICEF Ambassador of UK and he also launched his own organization with the name 7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund to assist the afflicted children.
David Beckham gained huge fame and accolades during his career as a professional footballer. Some of the major awards that he earned in his career were:
- The Legend Award at Kids’ Choice Sports Awards in 2014.
- The Choice Male Athlete at Teen Choice Awards from 2006 to 2013.
David Beckham started dating Victoria Adams in 1997, who was the member of Spice Girls, a pop music band of the world at that time. The couple got married on July 4, 1999 at Luttrellstown Castle in Ireland. David and Victoria have four children, three sons namely Brooklyn Joseph, Romeo James, Cruz David and a daughter named Harper Seven.
His sons are also football players like their father and they played in the Arsenal Academy. David suffers from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), which compels him to have everything in symmetry and order.
David Beckham’s net worth is valued to be around $450 million, which he gathered through his remarkable professional football vocation.
He has been a renowned person in the world as a competent player and emerged to be an international icon as per his involvement in modelling, film, business and a spokesperson. He is followed by millions of people and his charming personality is adored by many across globe.