An English enthusiastic football player, Marc Kevin Albrighton known as Marc Albrighton currently plays for Premier League side Leicester City as a winger wearing the shirt no. 11. Prior to this, he played for Wigan Athletic on loan from Aston Villa, with which he made his professional debut.
He has also represented his national side in several tournaments and was the part of England U20 and U21 national team.
A native of Tamworth, England, Marc Albrighton was born on 18th November 1989, to Carol Albrighton. His birth sign is Scorpio. Talking about his nationality, he is British and is of white ethnicity.
Marc started off his football career with his hometown club, Mile Oak Monarchs. Later, he was offered a trial at Villa’s local rivals West Bromwich Albion but was rejected.
At the age of 8, he signed for Aston Villa.
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Star of Leicester City, Marc Albrighton has earned his wealth widely through his professional career as a footballer. He has also added the good sum of money to his bank account through endorsement deal with several prominent brands including Nike.
As of 2018, he gets paid $48404 as his weekly salary that is around $2.5 million per annum from his present club Leicester. His estimated net worth is around $4 million including his all income and assets. His current market value is $9.96 million.
He also received BMW and Mercedes after Leicester City won the Premier League in 2015-16. BMW is worth around £100,00 while Mercedes costs £32,000. Besides, he also received the share of £6.5million which was distributed among all the players.
Following his impressive performance in the U18 team and reserve team, he first tasted senior action on 10th July 2008, against Wil in a 6-0 win, playing 17-minute substitute.
On 15th August 2009, he made his Premier League debut against Wigan Athletic, in a 3-0 victory. His first goal for Villa came on 2nd October against Tottenham Hotspur. On 5th November, he signed an extension contract with Aston Villa which would valid until 2014.
On 21st December 2011, he recorded the Premier League’s 20,000th goal against Arsenal and won a $27685 cheque from league sponsors Barclays, which he donated to Acorns Children's Hospice.
On 30th October 2013, he was loaned out to Wigan Athletic on a 1-month loan deal. He played 4 matches For Wigan during his loan spell.
On 27th November 2013, he returned to his parent's club.
On 23rd may 2014, Marc moved to Leicester City, signing a 4-year contract. On 23rd August, he made his debut for Leicester against Chelsea, coming in the final 22 minutes, replacing Riyad Mahrez. He recorded his first goal for Leicester in a 3-1 loss at the King Power Stadium.
In his first season at Leicester, he played 18 matches adding a second goal in the final match of the season, in a 5-1 victory against Queens Park Rangers.
Marc has played internationally for England U20 and U21 national team.
Marc tied the wedding knot with his childhood sweetheart Chole Lea Fulford, the daughter of late British businessperson, Sue Davey, and his wife, Scott Chalkley who tragically lost their lives in a horrific Tunisian terrorist attack in 2015.
Going deep, Marc and Chole got engaged back in 2015. The couple together is blessed with a baby girl named Matilda Beau whom they welcomed in February 2012.
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— Marc Albrighton (@MarcAlbrighton) August 12, 2015
His wife, Chole is a teacher by her profession.
Besides, Marc has kept his social media sites private. It seems that he prefers to maintain his personal life in low profile.