James Forrest

by John Max 21 Jun,2021
James Forrest
Personal Info
  • Famous Name James Forrest
  • Birth Name James Forrest
  • Birth Country Prestwick, Scotland
  • Famous Name James Forrest
  • Net Worth $1.5 million
  • Salary £780,000
  • Position in Team Winger
  • Current team Celtic
  • Nationality Scottish
  • Profession Soccer Player

James Forrest is a Scottish professional footballer who is signed to Scottish Premiership club side Celtic as well as the Scotland national team.  He has progressed to become a key player in a successful era for Celtic, winning nine consecutive league championships.

Prestwick, Scotland native, James Forrest was born on 7th July 1991, under the star sign Cancer. The twenty-nine years old stands 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) tall. He has a younger brother, Alan Forrest, also a footballer who plays for Livingston. 

How Much Is James Forrest's Net Worth In 2021? Salary & Market Value

Celtic's No 49 winger, James Forrest makes £15,000 per week, £780,000 per year from the club.

Salary History 

Season Team Salary
2014 Celtic £728,000
2015 Celtic £728,000
2016 Celtic £728,000
2017 Celtic £728,000
2018 Celtic £728,000
2019 Celtic £728,000
2020 Celtic £780,000
2021 Celtic £780,000

His current market value is reported €6 million, updated on 28th May 2021. His highest market value is recorded €8 million on 21st July 2020. As of 2021, his net worth is $1.5 million. 

Is James Forrest Married? Personal Life

James Forrest is one of the eligible bachelors out there. Single to date, he has never been into any controversies to date. Further, no media has ever discovered his relationship or girlfriend. Hence, the winger is believed to be single.  


Forrest played for Celtic and consistently shone at every level. He signed youth terms with Celtic at the age of 13 and then joined Celtic's coaching school in Hamilton.

On 30 August 2009, Forrest signed a four-year contract with Celtic. The following year on 1st May, he made his first-team debut for Celtic coming on as a late substitute against Motherwell where he scored the third of the club's goals in a 4–0 victory.

In 2009-10, He was awarded Scottish Youth Cup, beating Rangers 2–0 at Hampden Park. In July 2010, he made his first European debut for Celtic in a Champions League qualifying game against Braga. Later few days, he won the man of the match award for his performance in the Emirates Cup game with Olympique Lyonnais.

In 2012, Forrest played in all four Champions League qualifiers as Celtic reached the group stage for the first time since 2008.

His first European goal for Celtic came in July 2013 in a second-round Champions League Qualifier against Cliftonville.

Forrest agreed on a three-year contract extension with Celtic in August 2016. On 30 October 2019, he was signed to a new contract, keeping him at the club until 2023.

At the international level, Forrest played for Scotland U19 and U21. He made his full international debut on 29 May 2011 in the match against the Republic of Ireland. To date, he has earned 38 caps with 5 goals. His national teammates include John McGinn, John Fleck, and Ryan Fraser

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