John McGinn

by John Max 18 Jun,2021
 John McGinn
Personal Info
  • Famous Name John McGinn
Facts
  • Birth Name John McGinn
  • Birth Place Glasgow, Scotland
  • Famous Name John McGinn
  • Father Stephen McGinn
  • Mother Mary McGinn
  • Net Worth $3 Million
  • Salary £2,600,000
  • Position in Team Midfielder
  • Current team Aston Villa
  • Nationality Scottish
  • Profession Soccer Player
  • Girlfriend Sara Stokes

John McGinn is a Scottish professional footballer who is signed to the Premier League side Aston Villa. Early in his career, he played for Hibernian (2015-2018) and St Mirren (2012-2015). A full international since 2016, he has earned 34 caps and scored 10 goals for Scotland's national team. 

Glasgow, Scotland native, John McGinn was born on 18th October 1994, under the star sign Libra. He is the third of four children born to Mary McGinn and Stephen McGinn. He has a twin sister, Katie, and two elder brothers: Stephen and Paul, both professional footballers.

How Much Is John McGinn Getting From Aston Villa In 2021? Net Worth, Salary History & Market Value

John McGinn earns £50,000 per week, £2,600,000 per year playing for Aston Villa. He earned the same figure in the previous season i.e, 2020. Before, he was under £1,300,000 per annum contract with Aston Villa. Jack Grealish is the highest-paid athlete of the Aston Villa. 

While at Hibernian, he had a weekly wage of £2,100, £109,200 per annum (2016-2018). Similarly, his first club, St. Mirren paid him £610 weekly. 

His current market value is €30 million, updated on 28th May 2021.  As of 2021, his net worth is $3 million.

John McGinn's Relationship Status: Know His Personal Life

McGinn is in a relationship with his long-time girlfriend Sara Stokes. The couple started dating in 2014.

The midfielder is not shy to flaunt his love life in the socials. On 31st January 2017, he posted a picture on his Instagram account for the couple's three-year anniversary. Also, he has shared snaps of them together on holiday, at weddings, and other formal events over the years.

JohnJohn McGinn's Girlfriend SOURCE: Instagram @johnmcginn7

Though there are much fewer posts compared to the past, It's believed the two are still an item. Stokes, who McGinn affectionately calls Stokesy, herself prefers a low-key profile and has a private Insta account.

Now, the twenty-six years old stands 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) tall. 

Professional Career

An academy product of St Mirren, McGinn broke into the first team in pre-season of the 2012–13 season, playing against Carlisle United and Accrington Stanley. He made his competitive debut against SPL champions Celtic in a 5–0 loss, coming off the bench as a 78th-minute substitute.

On 29 November 2012, McGinn signed a new three-year contract with St Mirren. Between this time, he played 87 matches with 4 goals in total. On 31 July 2015, McGinn signed Hibernian agreeing on a four-year contract. 

On 8th August 2018, McGinn inked a four-year contract with Aston Villa, despite interest from Celtic. On 11th August, he made his debut for Villa in a 3–2 victory over Wigan Athletic. On 22nd September, McGinn scored his first goal in a 2–1 home defeat against Sheffield Wednesday which became the EFL Championship goal of the season.

On 8 August 2019, McGinn signed a five-year extension contract with Aston. On 11 December 2020, his contract with the club was renewed, which sees him extend his stay until 2025. 

McGinn has represented Scotland at U19 and U21 levels. In March 2016, he earned his first call-up to the senior Scotland squad for a friendly match against Denmark. 

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