James Anderson

Sushan 05 Jan,2022

Facts of James Anderson

Full Name
James Michael Anderson
Birth Name
James Michael Anderson
Famous Name
James Anderson
Current City
Married to
Daniella Lloyd Anderson
Currently Married
Michael Anderson
Catherine Anderson
Ruby and Lola
1 sister (Sarah)
Father Nationality
Mother Nationality
No. of Twitter Followers
1.1 million +
No. of Instagram Followers
738,000 +


Career & Net worth

$700,000 per year
Net Worth
$10 million


Married to
Daniella Lloyd Anderson
Currently Married

James Anderson is a professional cricket player who is representing England national team and also plays for the Lancashire County Cricket Club.  His main role is bowling and his bowling style is Right-arm fast-medium. His batting style is Left-hand bat. He is considered as one of the best and fast bowlers of England and the first bowler to take 500 wickets of England.

Playing for more than 18 years at the higher level, he has made several records in all Test Cricket, ODI and T20 Particularly, his impact on Test Cricket is in large number. He is the second player who has played the most matches(168) in a career and the third player to have the most runs in an innings with the count of 81 by batting position. He also has the 3rd most wickets in a career ad 4th most balls bowled in a career. He has taken 178 wickets which is the most wickets taken by a wicket-keeper in Test matches

Who is James Anderson? His bio and Family

James Michael Anderson, aka James Anderson, was born on 30 July 1982, in Burnley, Lancashire, England, under the birth sign Leo. Safyaan is originally from Pakistan. His father and mother's name is still not revealed but they migrated from Pakistan to Scotland.

James CAPTION: James Anderson with his father and sister SOURCE: instagram@jimmya9

His father's name is Michael Anderson and his mother's name is Catherine Anderson. He is very close to his father Michael and frequently posts about him on his Instagram, mostly on father's day. He also tags his dad on his Instagram. On June 16 of 2019, he posted,

"Happy Fathers Day @michaelanderson1960!!! Here’s a throwback to when he thought he was cool and when my Mum cut my hair! "

Anderson's childhood

He grew up in Burnley along with his younger sister Sarah Anderson. As a kid, he used to play cricket at the local level and even in his school too. He is also a football fan and supported Burnley from his childhood and still does so.

Young CAPTION: Young James Anderson SOURCE: instagram@jimmya9

He joined Burnley Cricket Club from an early age. He always dreamt of being a cricketer and playing for the national team. While playing for Burnley Cricket Club in Lancashire League, he was considered one of the fastest bowlers of the league. 

And in no time, with his talent, he got his chance to represent England in 2002 when he was just 20 years old. Now, he is one of top England's bowlers or even a cricketer.

Anderson's height and weight

As of 2022, Jimmy is just 39 years old and possesses a height of 6 feet 2 inches. He has an average weight of 76 kg or 168 in pounds.

He has a short and black beard and hair.

What is James Anderson's Net worth? His salary and contract 

England's best bowler James Anderson has an estimated net worth of $10 million which is equal to 75 crores in Indian. It includes all his properties, assets, houses, and cars. 

James CAPTION: James Anderson in front of big houses SOURCE: instagram@jimmya9

His major source of income is from a salary as England's national player. He also has several brands partnering with him and even his own brand.

We will break down every source of income of the famous cricketer James Anderson.

Salary at England's national team

According to sports unfolded, the salary of the English fast bowler is $700,000 per year at the England national team. His type of contract is Test Central. Besides, he also gets bonuses from participating in different competitions like ODI, Test, and T20.

The highest-earning English cricket player is Ben Stokes who earns around $3.36 million as a salary from England. The only player who earns more than Ben is Indian cricketer Virat Kohli.

Salary as an ECB member

His salary as a member of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is more than Indian 7 crores.

Sponsorships and brand deals

As one of the top cricket players, he has various sponsorship partnerships with different brands.

James CAPTION: James Anderson promoting Wellman SOURCE: instagram@jimmya9

One of his major sponsors is  Vitabiotic with is a Vitamin manufacturing company for different age groups. Their major products are Wellman, Well-baby, Wellwoman, PregnaCare and others. He promotes the Wellman brand of Vitabiotic. On April 29, 2021, he posted a photo of Wellman vitamin and captioned it,

"Looking forward to using @vitabiotics Wellman vitamins again. New season but the focus on my health remains the same: to get the best nutritional support I can get.

Go Well(man!)"

His other major sponsor is Unilever, and he especially promotes the BRUT For Men brand of the company. He was in their campaign of #BrutForMen and #ManOfSport. There is no official report of how much monetary worth is exchanged between them.

Co-Owner of Go Well Gin

England's first bowler to hit 500 wickets, James is also the co-owner of a famous gin brand named Go Well Gin along with partners Greg James, Felix White and Mattchin. It is a local product of Burnley''s Batch boutique distiller.

You can check out their website here.

James Anderson's Book

James Anderson is also an author of a book named Bowl, Sleep, Repeat: Inside the world of England's greatest ever bowler

In April of 2019, he announced that his book was going to be distributed in the market through his Instagram. The distribution date was for June 3, 2019.

James CAPTION: James Anderson's book Bowl, Sleep, Repeat SOURCE: instagram@jimmya9

And as announced, he released the book and posted of himself reading the book. According to him, the book was for all people whether they are cricket fans or not.

Helping Hands of James Anderson

Not just earning, he has also involved himself in various charities. 

His involvement is with Ruth Strauss Foundation, which is a charity organization to help people who are fighting for lung cancer. On August 15, 2019, he posted his shirt photo which was going t be later signed and put for auction. He wrote,

"Today is @ruthstraussfoundation Day and Lords is turning red! The players will be wearing special shirts which will be signed and auctioned off at ruthstraussfoundation.com
Please show your support by wearing red today! Also you can text Ruth5 or Ruth10 to 70507 to donate"

Who is Anderson married to?

The English cricketer Anderson is currently living together with his longtime partner Mis Daniella Lloyd. The couple has been married for more than 15 years in 2021.

As per sources, the couple met for the first time in a nightclub in London where they both went. It was in 2004 and love at first sight for both present husband and wife. After that, they started meeting each other and started dating. 

James CAPTION: James Anderson with his wife Daniella Lloyd SOURCE: instagram@jimmya9

Later in 2006, Anderson proposed to his then-girlfriend Dani for the marriage in South Africa and no way Daniella was not accepting it. Eventually, they married in England in the presence of their close friends and relatives.

As of 2022, the Anderson couple is living together in Burnley and often shares their moment on their social media. 

They are also seen together in various events.

Who is James' wife Daniella?

J Anderson's wife Daniella Lloyd Anderson is an ex-model and a presenter by profession. She is mostly known for becoming the wife of James.

Like her hobby James, Daniella Anderson is also active on Insta with the username @dandeni1 and is pretty famous with a fan following of more than 20,000. She frequently posts about her photos with her love and their children.

James CAPTION: James Anderson's wife Daniella Lloyd SOURCE: instagram@dandeni1

On her Instagram, she has introduced herself as the Mother of 2 gorgeous girls (3 plus dogs) & 2 handsome cats. Fashion, beauty, travel & lifestyle and humor

James Anderson: Father of 2 children

The 3rd most wickets taker James and his wife Daniella are blessed with 2 children, both daughters.

Their elder daughter's name is Ruby Luxe Anderson who is around 14 years old. And their elder daughter is Lola Rose who is about 7 years old approximately.

James CAPTION: James Anderson with his wife and daughters SOURCE: instagram@jimmya9

It is not sure when Ruby and Lola were born bit both of them are cute girls and frequently appear on their parent's social media.

He frequently shares photos of his kids and his wife on his Instagram account.

Social Media Presence

As a famous cricketer celebrity, he is highly active on social media too, especially Twitter and Instagram.

He is an active Twitter user where he frequently posts about his games, training and updates on England's cricket team to his followers. He has a massive fan following of more than 1.1 million followers. His Twitter username is @jimmy9 and has posted more than 5,100 tweets till now.

And on Instagram, he appears by the username @jimmya9 and has more than 738,000 followers. There he posts about his photos on different occasions and also his family photos.

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