Shamar Nicholson

Charleen 04 Aug,2022

Facts of Shamar Nicholson

Full Name
Shamar Amaro Nicholson
Birth Name
Shamar Amaro Nicholson
Famous Name
Shamar Nicholson
Wayne Nicholson
Raquel Gayle
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Squad No : 11 Market Value : €7.50m Position in Team : Forward

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Shamar Nicholson is a professional football player from Jamaica who plays as a forward for the Russian Premier League side Spartak Moscow. Being from Jamaica, he also plays for the Jamaica national team. In his 2021-22 season, he made 15 appearances and earned 1,338 minutes of playing time. The young footballer lives a lavish life as he earns a good sum of money. Also, his current market value is €7.50m.

Nicholson is a native of Kingston who played at Trench Town High School from 2011 to 2014. After that, he developed his skills at Boys' Town. Apart from being one of the most important players on his team, Nicholson is also a skilled player on the national team and has represented them in various events, including the 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship.

Shamar Nicholson's Age and Family Background

Shamar Nicholson was born as Shamar Amaro Nicholson on March 16, 1997, in Kingston, Jamaica making his age 25 years as of 2022. Nicholson was raised in a large family as he is the fourth of five children. The names of his two siblings are Shamori Nicholson and Kamoya Leckey.

Nicholson had a strong bond with his parents, Raquel Gayle (mother) and Wayne Nicholson (father). His father is no more with us as he lost his life in gun violence in the community in 2015. During that time, Nicholson was just 18 years old.

ShamarShamar Nicholson celebrating his 25th birthday SOURCE: Instagram @shamar_nicholson

Furthermore, Nicholson was interested in football from an early age, and he aimed to pursue a career in it. So, he also received huge support from his family, and Nicholson often credits his mother for his success. 

Career Overview

As mentioned earlier, Nicholson initially played at Trench Town High School from 2011 to 2014. After that, he played for the Boys' Town youth team and made the growth to the first team in 2015-16. In the year 2015, Nicholson had a trial with Real Salt Lake. After making 75 appearances and scoring 28 goals for the Boys' Town, he went to play for another team.

In September 2017, he signed with Domzale in Slovenia, with whom he played in 47 games and scored 18 goals. In August 2019, Nicholson signed with Belgian club Charleroi in a four-year deal. With the team of Charleroi, he had pretty amazing experiences as he scored 30 goals while playing 76 games.

Shamar Shamar Nicholson plays as a forward SOURCE: Instagram @shamar_nicholson

Finally, on December 21, 2021, the Russian Premier League club Spartak Moscow signed Nicholson on a four-and-a-half-year deal. On March 2, 2022, Nicholson scored his first hat-trick in his second game for the club in a match against PFC Kuban Krasnodar. The respective game was won by his team 6-1. Similarly, Nicholson also played an important role in the Russian Cup in the same season and helped his squad to win the title. 

Apart from that, Nicholson also represented the Jamaican U20 team in the 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship. And in February 2017, he made his debut for the senior team. He has already made 31 appearances for the national team and scored ten goals at the time of this writing. Not to mention, he scored his first goal for Jamaica on June 5, 2019, versus the United States.

Shamar Nicholson's Salary and Net Worth

Nicholson makes a good sum of money from being a professional football player. With his amazing skills, he has been able to collect a decent cash prize by giving his best in numerous games. According to Transfermrkt, Nicholson's market value is €7.50m. 

Before coming into his current club, he played for other squads with whom he also had a decent deal that helped him live a quality life. Being one of the most loved footballers, Nicholson's income might be impressive, and his net worth is not less than a million dollars.

ShamarShamar Nicholson owns a sports car SOURCE: Instagram @shamar_nicholson

Exploring his social media posts, we can also say that Nicholson lives a lavish life as he often posts images of cars and also goes on vacation to various places. Back in 2019, he posted some snaps with a car named 2019 Cadillac XT4 Sport on his Instagram handle. So, we can say that Nicholson loves spending his money on sports cars too.

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Is Nicholson Dating Someone or Single?

Currently, Nicholson appears to be leading a single life, and he does not have a girlfriend or a wife. In the same way, none of his social media posts hints about him being involved in romantic affairs. All of his Instagram images show that Nicholson is living a solitary life and is also focused on his career at the moment.

Apart from that, Nicholson appears to be a private person, and he has not talked much about his love life in the media. So, it can be said that he wants to keep his lover close to his chest and not expose himself. Nicholson is highly aware of his privacy, and he does not want to get involved in rumors or unwanted controversies.

Social Media Activeness

Shamar Nicholson is an active social media user, and apart from other sites, he is mainly available on Instagram, where we can follow him under the username @shamar_nicholson. From his Ig account, Nicholson shares images of his games, events, and some moments of his vacations too.

ShamarShamar Nicholson after winning a title for the team SOURCE: Instagram @shamar_nicholson

Furthermore, Nicholson made his first post on June 7, 2021. So, it can be said that Nicholson has been using Instagram since 2020. Apart from IG, he also opened a Twitter account in November 2015 but is less active there. At the time of this writing, Nicholson has accumulated more than 400 on Twitter and over 45.7k on Instagram.

Also, his IG account is already verified, while his Twitter account is yet to get verified. In addition to that, he is currently associated with International Dymension. 

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