Chris Wilder

by MKhanal 14 Sep,2021
Chris Wilder
Body Stats
Weight in KG 70 kg
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Christopher John Wilder
  • Net Worth $5 Million
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Birth Country Stockbridge
  • Salary $1.5 Million
  • Married to Francesca
  • Children Evie Wilder and Martha Wilder
  • Divorce Rachel Wilder
  • Nationality English
  • Ethnicity White
  • Religion Christian
  • Profession Manager
  • Currently Club Sheffield United

Chris Wilder is a well-known English professional football manager. Wilder is also a former player who played in the Premier League as a right-back from 1986 until 2001. Chris worked as the EFL Championship club Sheffield United manager from 2016 until 2021 and resigned in March. 

Chris Wilder was born Christopher John Wilder on September 23, 1967, in Stockbridge, England. He rose to fame through his successful career and has kept his early life and parents away from the spotlight. Chris started to play for the youth team in his early days and did not attend formal education. Talking about his physical appearance, Wilder stands five feet and eleven inches tall and weighs 70 kg. 

Chris Wilder's Net Worth, Earnings, and Salary

Chris Wilder has an estimated net worth of more than $5 Million. He has accumulated most of his net worth through his successful career as a manager and a player. In late 2019, Wilder signed a contract worth £2.7 million which will be increased to £3.25 million, including bonus payouts. As per the contract, Chris would receive an annual base salary of £650,000. He has a weekly wage of £14,000 and receives a bonus salary of £150,000. A Chilean professional football player turned manager Manuel Pellegrini has a net worth of $40 million.

ChrisChris celebrates after winning the EFL Championship SOURCE: EFL

Chris has recently started working as the head coach for a senior team. He will be adding a huge net worth to his name in the future. His future looks bright and full of happiness. 

Chris Wilder: Married Twice

Chris is a married man living a happy married life along with his wife and children. The English football player and manager has had failed marriage and has not again found love with a new person. Chris was married to his first wife, Rachel Wilder, for more than a decade. They had a private wedding ceremony in the early 2000s. The duo welcomed two children, Evie Wilder and Martha Wilder

This happy-looking marriage never remained the same after the birth of two children. They eventually divorced and moved on. In early 2017, Chris found love with Francesca and walked down their wedding aisle on January 31, 2017. Chris and Francesca are living a blissful married life. 


Chris Joined the Southampton Youth team and played with them from 1982 until 1986. He made his senior team debut in August 1986 for Sheffield United. Wilder played with the team until 1988 and was loaned to numerous teams until 1992. In 1992, Rotherham United signed him for a four-year contract. In 1993 and 2001, Chris played with several other clubs before retiring in 2001 with Halifax Town. 

Chris joined Aldreton town in October 2001, and within 27 weeks of his time as a coach, Wilder helped the team won four titles. Halifax United hired him as their new manager. He then worked with the team until 2008 and joined Oxford United in December 2008 as their new manager. Chris had a good time with the club before moving to Northampton Town in 2014. Wilder led the team to League Two titles despite having numerous problems. 

In 2016, Sheffield United hired him as their new manager and signed a three-year contract. He helped the team become League One Championship and moved to EFL Championship. The team finished as a runner-up in the 2018/19 season. In March 2021, Wilder left the club and has remained out from the game.

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