Jack Wilshere Biography

( 1992 - )
November 29, 2017
First published on:November 29, 2017
by Rob

Facts of Jack Wilshere

Date of Birth: 1992, January 1
Age: 27 years old
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch

An international and stylish midfielder, Jack Wilshere currently plays for England national team and  Arsenal. 5 feet 7-inch footballer has played for many clubs including Luton Town and Bolton Wanderers.

Wilshere has also represented his team in England U-16, U-17, U-19, and U-21. Wilshere is widely known for his movement, passing combination, play, and vision.

Early Life

Jack Wilshere was born as Jack Andrew Garry Wilshere on January 1, 1992, in Stevenage, England. He was born to his father, Andrew, and mother, Kerry Wilshere and grew up with his siblings, Rosie Ann and Tom.

Wilshere attended at Whitehill Primary School and The Priory School. He belongs to white ethnicity and possesses a British nationality.

Early Career

While Wilshere was at The Priory School, he became the team captain to County Cup and District Cup glory. He joined the youth team of Luton Town in 2001.

Jack Wilshere then went to the youth club of Arsenal in 2001 and became the captain at the tender age of 15 of the U-16 as well as he gave his appearance for U-18.

Along with his youth team, Wilshere has been honored with FA Youth Cup (2008-009) and Premier Academy League (2009-010).

Professional Career

After seven years in a Youth club of Arsenal, Wilshere was called up to the senior team of Arsenal and made his debut against Reading F.C. at the age of 16, making him our youngest-ever league player. He then scored a noticeable goal over West Ham in March.

Similarly, Wilshere gave his outstanding performance in the 2009 FA Youth Cup, scoring a goal in the semi-final and became the man-of-the-match in the final against Liverpool, scoring goal.

Later, Wilshere made his debut in a Premier League against Blackburn Rovers as a backup player for Robin van Persie, at Ewood Park in September 2008.

Jack Wilshere signed a first professional contract with the team in January 2009. He was named PFA Young Player of the year, Arsenal’s Player of the Season. Along with his team, he won the FA Cup (2013-14, 2014-15) and FA Community Shield (2014). He has so far scored 6 goals in 108 appearances for the “Arsenal”.

Loan Year

Wilshere then loaned to Bolton Wanderers in January 2010 and made his first league debut and scored the first goal against Manchester City in February. Further, he left the club after making 14 appearances for the team on May 30, 2010.

Bournemouth

Wilshere then went to professional association football club, A.F.C. Bournemouth on August 31, 2016, with the transfer fee around € 2.35 million.

Jack Wilshere won the Consecutive player of the month award for Bournemouth for 2016 November and December. Further, he left the club after making 27 appearances in 2017.

Currently, Wilshere plays as a midfielder for Arsenal. Besides, he and Wayne Rooney were on the cover of EA Sports’ video game, FIFA 2012.

International Career

At the age of 14, Jack Wilshere began his international career with the youth national team of England. Similarly, he has represented his team in England U-16, U-17, U-19, and U-21. He was named among the ten future stars from the team.

After four years in a junior team, Wilshere was called up to the senior national team in 2010, making him among 10th youngest player ever to play for England. He made his full debut for the team against Denmark on February 9, 2011.

Wilshere scored his first international goal against Slovenia in the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying at Stozice Stadium on June 14, 2015. Till this date, he has 27 caps for his national team, scoring 2 goals since 2010. His teammates are Ben GibsonHarry Winks, Nathaniel Clyne, Harry Maguire etc.

Personal Life

Jack Wilshere was in a relationship with his childhood sweetheart, Lauren Neal, hairstylist, since 1997. At the age of 19, he became the father of their son, Archie Jack Wilshere, born on September 29, 2011. The couple then welcomed their second child daughter, Delilah Grace Wilshere on September 26, 2013.

However, the duo got separated in 2014. They reportedly had faced problem in the relationship following their weekend in Las Vegas. After separation, he agreed to pay £80,000 as the settlement with his ex-girlfriend.

After split up with his ex-girlfriend, he lived at his £1.5 million North London home and often shares pictures via social networking sites.

Wilshere then fell in a love with his girlfriend Andriani Michael in 2015. The couple first met at her father, Michael's barber shop in North London and since posted numerous pictures of the duo together on his Instagram page.

After dating for a couple of years, the couple exchanged their vows on June 17, 2017, in Tuscany. Currently, the couple is enjoying their married life and often shares their weekend pictures on their social networking sites.

Besides, Wilshere is busy on social sites like Instagram with 2 million followers and 2.85 million followers on Twitter.

Net Worth

Currently, his market value is estimated at € 15.00 million. Wilshere's shoe model is Nike Tiempo Legend VII FG. He receives £90,000 from his present club as of 2017 and his salary per year is $6,864,000 as of 2016. His net worth is estimated to be £27.5 million.

Wilshere has also the endorsement deal with Pepsi and appears in Pepsi ad.

Along with this, he has a car collection Ferrari 458 worth $230,000Mercedes SLS AMG worth $120,000 and Mercedes. He owns a house in London. He often goes on holidays to the most expensive destinations in the world that buy a point that he earns a good sum of money from his career as a football player.


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