Jamie Carragher Net Worth: Career & Charity

English Professional and Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher have a total net worth of $21 million.

Jamie was born on 28 January 1978 in Bootle, Merseyside, England. He is the son of Philly Carragher and Paula Carragher.

Similarly, Carragher was an Everton fan during childhood.

Jamie attended FA’s school of excellence at Lilleshall and joined Liverpool academy in 1988. Being an Everton fan, he used to wear the Graeme Sharp Everton kit during training.

Carragher initially started his career in the midfield role, but he also played as a left-back for some years.

However,  Manager Rafa Benitez changed Jamie’s role to the central defender, and he absolutely thrived on that role. In fact, the 2004-2005 season was the breakthrough point of his career, where he made 56 appearances for the club.

Jamie was a no-nonsense and a hard-tackling center-back who excelled at game reading and had a great work rate, leadership, stamina, and fabulous organizational ability.

Jamie Carragher
Jamie Carragher

Carragher spent 17 years at the Liverpool club and made 737 appearances in a Liverpool shirt.

Moreover, he is the second longest-serving player for Liverpool behind Ian Callaghan.

Similarly, Jamie has made 149 appearances in European Competitions for Liverpool, which is the highest for a Liverpool club.

Currently, he is working as a pundit in Sky Sports alongside Gary Neville. In fact, their debate on football topics is worth watching.

Quick Facts

Full Name James Lee Duncan Carragher
Common Name Jamie Carragher
Nick Name Jota the Slotter
Birthdate 28 January 1978
Age 44years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Father’s Name Philly Carragher
Mother’s Name Paula Carragher
Siblings  John Carragher, Paul Carragher
Birthplace Bootle, Merseyside, England.
Home Town Merseyside, England
Citizenship United Kingdom
Residence Merseyside,  Crosby
Religion Christianity
Build Athletic
School St James Roman Catholic School, FA’s school of excellence, Everton school of excellence
Height 1.85m (6 ft 1 inch)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Eye Colour Green
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper
Distinctive Features Chiseled Jawline, A lean and ripped physique
Martial Status Married
Partner Nicola Hart
Children 2(Mia and James Carragher)
Profession Professional Football Player, Pundit
Debut 1997 (league cup tie against Middlesbrough)
Position Center back, Full Back, Defensive Midfielder
Jersey 23(Liverpool), 18 (England).
Total Goals Five
Status Retired (2012)
Club  Liverpool
National Team England National Team
Endorsements Carlsberg, The Back Kitchen
Awards PFA Player of the year, Liverpool player of the year, Freedom of the Metropolitan Borough of Septon
Titles 2X FA Cup, 3X League Cup, 2X FA Community shield, 1XUEFA Champions League, 1X UEFA Cup, 1X Super Cup.
Favorite Liverpool Player Sadio Mane
Net Worth $21 million
Social Media InstagramFacebookTwitter
Merch Photo, Book
Last-Update September, 2022

Net Worth and Income

As of 2022, Jamie Carragher has a total net worth of $21 million.

He has achieved this net worth from his football contracts, investments, endorsements, and thorough commentary.

During his stay at Liverpool for 17 years, he earned a hefty income through professional contracts, signing bonuses, and prize money.

In Fact, he was earning around £5 million at some point in his Liverpool career.

Similarly, he receives a yearly payment of £1 million for his work as a pundit in Sky Sports.

Net Worth of Jamie Carragher in Different Currencies 

Let’s look into Jamie Carragher’s net worth in different currencies, including BitCoin.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 17,788,575
Pound Sterling £ 15,135,408
Australian Dollar A$ 28,603,375
Canadian Dollar C$ 26,383,980
Indian Rupee ₹ 1,562,285,550
BitCoin ฿ 515

Houses, Cars Watches, & Jersey

Houses

Jamie owns a mansion in Merseyside,  Crosby, United Kingdom.

Cars

Carragher doesn’t seem to have much interest in a car collection.

However, He was seen driving a black Range Rover SUV. These cars have a starting price of $92,000.

Moreover, it can run at the top speed of 210 km/hr.

Watches

Carragher wears a Rolex GMT Master II, which costs around $16,500.

Jersey

Jamie Carragher used to wear jersey number 23 for Liverpool and 18 for England.

Lifestyle & Vacation

Lifestyle

Jamie lives in Crosby, the United Kingdom, with his wife Nicola Hart and their children Mia and James Carragher.

Being a professional footballer, he knows the importance of being fit, so he spends time on his diet and follows a healthy diet.

Moreover, he also works on sky sports as a commentator and pundit alongside Gary Nevill.

Vacation

Jamie has gone on vacation to different parts of the world after the end of the football season. In fact, once, he went on a vacation with Steven Gerrard on Spanish island Ibiza.

Moreover, during his football career, he has visited different countries for competitions and part of the vacation.

Charity

Jamie has been involved in a lot of philanthropic works.

He founded 23 Foundation in 2009 with the initial funding of £1 million.

This organization was initially established to help Merseyside youth to achieve their dream.

However, now this organization is helping youth worldwide through hospitals, clubs, charities, and community initiatives.

Moreover, he played football alongside Robbie Flower in a Soccer Aid charity event for UNICEF.

Jamie has also joined the opening of Cotton Street Shelter, which provides shelter to those in need.

Similarly, Jamie has also set up a football academy to guide youngsters to bright footballing careers.

Carragher also goes to different schools and promotes the importance of family life.

In fact, he was awarded Freedom of the Borough of Septon for his charity works.

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Media, Investment, Endorsements & Book publications

Media

After he retired from Liverpool in 2013, he signed a contract with sky sports appearing as a pundit where he worked alongside Gary Nevill, Jamie Redknapp, and Graeme Souness.

Jamie worked with Nevill in Monday night football from 2013 to 2016. He also occasionally appears as a sports columnist for Daily Mail

Similarly, in 2017 TV3 Sport signed a contract with Jamie as a football expert where he analyzes Champions League games.

Jamie and Neville as pundit for sky sports
Jamie alongside Neville as a pundit for sky sports

Moreover, he signed a contract with The Telegraph to appear as a columnist. He was also one of the commentators in the World Cup 2018 held in Russia.

Currently, he is working alongside Nevill as a pundit in Sky sports, and their on-field rivalry can be seen in their work as they debate on many interesting topics.

Investment

Jamie was one of the investors of the online football game. We R Interactive’s I am Player online football game.

Moreover, he also owned a bar known as James Carragher’s sports bar, but it was later closed.

He also sells his signed jerseys, books, signed photographs, and other items through his website. Moreover, profit from this website goes to his charity foundation.

Endorsement

He has been endorsing the products of Carlsberg and The Back Kitten through his social media.

Moreover, he sponsored Marine City FC tie against Tottenham Hotspur after A covid pandemic hit marine City FC.

Book Publications

Jamie has written a book, The Greatest Games: The ultimate book for football fans inspired by the #1 podcast, which discusses the classic football encounters.

Jamie Carragher Autobiography book
Jamie Carragher Autobiography book

Similarly, he has written his autobiography Carra: My Autobiography, which discusses his Liverpool Career.

Career

Club Career

His professional club career started in 1997 in a league cup tie against Middlesbrough.

However, he broke into the first team in the 1998-1999 season and was named player of the season.

He won his first trophy in the 2001 season when they won the FA Cup, League Cup, Super Cup, UEFA Cup, and community shield.

Jamie Carragher lifting UEFA Champions League
Jamie Carragher lifting UEFA Champions League

However, 2002-2004 was difficult for him as he suffered from many injuries and his place in Liverpool side was threatened due to new signings.

However, he played excellently for the club, and he was rewarded with the club’s vice-captaincy.

The 2004-2005 season was a breakthrough for him as he played as a center back under new manager Rafa Benitez.

He won the UEFA Champions league in 2005 and was nominated for Ballan d’Or, and was named Liverpool player of the year.

Jamie was a world-class defender and made 737 appearances for the Liverpool club before retiring in 2013.

He has won many individual awards such as PFA Player of the year, Liverpool player of the year, Freedom of the Metropolitan Borough of Septon.

Moreover, Jamie has won many titles such as FA Cup, League Cup, FA Community Shield, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup, and Super Cup during Liverpool’s career.

International Career

Carragher made his international debut in England U21 as a defensive midfielder. He was also captain of the U21 side and earned 27 international caps.

Likewise, Jamie made his senior debut on 28 April 1999 when he came on as a sub for Netherland.

Jamie Carragher Playing For England
Jamie Carragher Playing For England

His full professional debut came against Netherland in 2001. Jamie made 38 appearances for the England National side before retiring in 2010.

Facts about Jamie Carragher

  • Throughout his career, he has scored more own goals than goals. The five goals he scored are (four in the league and one in Europe) and seven own goals. (six in the league and one in FA Cup Finals.
  •  Jamie was a versatile player and could play as a center back, full back, and defensive midfield. Moreover, he also played as a striker during childhood.
  • Jamie is known for his loyalty to the Liverpool club. He started his career there and ended his career in the same club.

FAQs

When did Jamie Carragher leave Liverpool?

Jamie Carragher left Liverpool in 2013 as he decided to end his professional career after the 2012-2013 season.

How many red cards have Jamie Carragher received?

Jamie Carragher has received 2 red cards and 80 yellow cards in his entire career.

The first red card was against Charlton, and the other was against Arsenal in the FA Cup 2002.

Moreover, in 2002 he received a red card because he threw a coin to the stand that was tossed toward him.

How many premier league games have Jamie Carragher played?

Jamie Carragher has made 508 appearances for Liverpool in the premier league. Similarly, he has scored 3 goals and provided 15 assists in his premier league career.

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