Joshua King Biography

( 1992 - )
Joshua King

Facts of Joshua King

Date of Birth: 1992 January 15
Age:26 years old

Joshua King is a Norwegian professional football player who currently plays as a striker for Premier League club Bournemouth and the Norway national team.

The 25 years old professional has played for clubs like Manchester United, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Blackburn Rovers, Hull City, and Bournemouth. As of 2017, he receives an annual salary of $3.2 million from his present club.

Early Life

Joshua King was born as Joshua Christian Kojo King on 15 January 1992. Born to a Gambian father and a Norwegian mother, he grew up in Oslo, Norway. He holds a Norwegian nationality. He began playing football at the age of 10.

Club Career

Joshua King began his professional football career since 2008, representing one of the world's best club Manchester United in the English Premier League. He made his official premier league debut on 23 September 2009, in a match against Wolverhampton Wanderers. After a season, he was then sent to Preston North End on a three-month loan deal on 7 August 2010. He made his debut for the club on 24 September 2009, in a match against Doncaster Rovers.

His only season with the club ended up with a total of 8 appearances without a goal. He was further sent on a loan to Hull City on 16 January 2012. He made his club debut on 21 January 2012, in a match against Reading. He was in the club for a season making a total of 18 appearances and a goal. He further joined Blackburn Rovers on loan until 31 December 2012. He further decided to make a permanent move with the club.

Joshua King's two seasons with the club ended up with a total of 56 appearances and 5 goals. He then switched to Bournemouth on 28 May 2015, and his debut for the club came on 8 August 2015. His first goal for the Cherries came on 21 November in a match against Swansea City. He still plays for the club as a regular starter.

International Career

Joshua King has represented his national team Norway at both junior and senior levels. His professional international debut for his national team came on 7 September 2012, in a friendly match against Iceland. He has won over 31 caps for his national team scoring a total of 10 goals.

Personal Life

Joshua King is married to his loving girlfriend Magdalena Temre. His wife Magdalena Temre is a Marketing & Brand Manager. After having a relationship for a couple of years the couple tied their knot in 2015, among their family and friends in Norway.

The couple together has a child son.  Their son Noah King was born on March 1, 2016. The couple is living happily together with their child.

Net Worth and Endorsements

Joshua King has an estimated net worth of $8.3 million in 2017, including all of his incomes and properties. As of 2017, he receives an annual salary of $3.2 million from his present club in the English Premier League. His weekly wage is around $20,000.

The main source of his income is from his football and might be engaged with some endorsing brands or advertising companies. His recent market value is recorded to be $10 million. 

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