11 Highest Paid English Players and their Net Worth


English footballers possess global recognition, not as a function of them being among the highest paid players, but this is hugely credited to their Football League which is the biggest in the World. The Premier League which is the official league of England is arguably the most watched football league on the planet.

Here we have a detailed list of 11 highest paid footballers that represent England, their net worth and other details about them for 2018.


NAME: Wayne Rooney

AGE: 24 October 1985

HEIGHT: 1.76m

CLUB: D.C. United

POSITION: Forwarder



Rooney in actions for the Three Lions


Wayne Rooney, an English soccer player who announced his name to the football world for his exploits at the 2002 European Cup. Then, only 18 Rooney was plying his trade in the blue colours of Everton football club. In one of the matches of the 2002 European Cup, Wayne Rooney shone so well that the match commentator said ‘in this tournament, a new world star is born and his name is Wayne Rooney’.

After the Euro Tournament, Sir Alex Ferguson, the then Manchester United broke the bank to bring the young star to the famous ‘theatre of dreams’ where he’d go on to become the club’s highest goal scorer in the history of the club cementing his status as  a legend in the club.

When Rooney was transferred from Everton to Manchester United, he was making £45,000 a week or about $3.9 million a year. His contract was renewed repeatedly making the club legend earn handsomely. He was one time adjudged as the richest footballer on the England national team.

Wayne Rooney soon returned to his boyhood club, Everton after a successful career in Manchester United.

Wayne Rooney currently plies his trade for D.C. United of the MLS, USA.

He is said to have a net worth of £93 million ($120 million), which makes him the richest English soccer player and the fourth richest footballer in the world.


NAME: John Terry

AGE: December 7, 1980

HEIGHT: 1.87m

CLUB: Aston villa

POSITION: Defender



John Terry celebrating a goal


John Terry, rated as one of the finest defender in both The English national team and in EPL.

John Terry is a legend in a London based club Chelsea, where he captained the Team to numerous silverwares. Captain JT as his fondly called by fans captained Chelsea to EPL Tittles, The UCL trophy, Europa league, The English FA Cups, The League Cup, the community shield etc.

The Chelsea legend also has host of individual awards to his name.

He currently plays for Aston Villa at the lower tier division.

He is estimated to have a net worth of $70 million that ranks him as one of the richest footballers to ever represent England.


NAME: Joe Hart

AGE: 19 April 1987

HEIGHT: 1.96m

CLUB: Manchester City

POSITION: Goal keeper


Joe Hart


Joe hart is an English goal keeper who is currently on the books of Manchester United. Rumuored as one of the highest paid Goal keepers has won two EPL Tittles with Manchester City.

Fans were left with mouths wide open Pep Guardiola signed as the manager of the club and stated he’d need a new goal keeper. The Goal keeper has since spent the last two years in Italy and England on loan.

Joe Hart  who has represented England on many occasions is estimated to have a net worth of $30 million.



AGE: 28 July 1993

HEIGHT: 1.88m

CLUB: Tottenham Hotspur




Harry Kane celebrating a goal


Harry Kane is an English soccer player who plies his trade in the white color of a London club, Tottenham Hotspur. The Towering striker began his footballing career in the academy of Leicester City.

The Striker has turned out for England at different levels of age grade football. Harry Kane began his Profession career in EPL when Tottenham Hotspur paid a rather modest fee to Leicester City to bring the then unknown striker to London.

The striker has since been consistent with jaw-dropping performances netting loads of goals. Harry Kane has won 2 EPL golden boots for being the highest goal scorer.  He achieved this feat in the 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 seasons scoring 25 and 29 goals respectively.

The striker narrowly missed out the Golden boot for the 2017/2018 season to the Egyptian, Mohammed Sallah.

Harry Kane has also won the the EPL most valuable player for his exploits for Tottenham Hotspur.

In the just concluded Russia 2018 world club, the striker captained England to a 4th place finish, finishing as the tournament’s highest goal scorer with 6 goals to his name.

The much sought after striker is said to be on the shopping list of Real Madrid’s president, Florentino Perez.

The striker has however, repeatedly committed his services to Tottenham Hotspur. The striker his currently worth $38 million.

Harry Kane recently renewed his salary with Tottenham Hotspur to double his previous salary. Kane will reportedly earn approximately $17.6 million per year with bonuses, meaning that over the course of his six-year contract, he’ll net a salary of nearly $105 million.



NAME: Garry Cahill

AGE: 19 December 1985

HEIGHT: 1.93m

CLUB: Chelsea

POSITION: Defender



Gary Cahill in action for the Three Lions


Gary Cahill is a professional soccer player who plays for a London outfit, Chelsea Football club. He plays in the heart of the defense.

The defender shot into limelight as a young star playing for the demoted Bolton Wanderers. His speed, stamina, agility and scoring ability soon made him appear in the shop list of elite clubs.

He signed for Chelsea Fc and has since won loads of trophies. He is currently the captain of the club.

Garry Cahill represented England in the recently concluded world cup where they finished 4th.

He is currently estimated to be worth $25 million


NAME: Ashley young

AGE: 9 July 1985

HEIGHT: 1.75m

CLUB: Manchester United

POSITION: Midfielder/Defender



Ashley Young in his club colours


Ashley Young, a versatile player is currently on the books of Manchester United. The player known for his pace and crosses started as a midfielder but currently plays as left full back under Jose Mourinho

The versatile Player began his EPL career at Aston villa under former coach, Martin Oniel. After years of consistent brilliant performances, Sir Alex Ferguson secured the services of the player.

Ashley Young recently featured for the three lions in the recently concluded world cup as regular, where he helped the English national team to a 4th placed finish.

He is currently estimated to be worth $24.5 million


 NAME: Raheem Sterling 

AGE: December 8, 1994

HEIGHT: 1.7m

CLUB: Manchester City

POSITION: Midfielder

NATIONALITY: Jamaican/English


Raheem Sterling in celebration


Raheem sterling is a professional soccer player who currently plies his trade in the sky blue colors of Manchester city.

Raheem sterling migrated to England from Jamaica at 5yrs old with his mother.

The young midfielder, gifted with pace and dribbling skills began his stint in the top flight at Liverpool, when the former Reds manager, Kelly Daglish introduced to the English Top flight.

The Pacey midfielder soon formed a leather partnership along with captain Steve Gerrard, luiz Suarez and Coutinho when they narrowly missed out of the EPL tittle under former coach Brendan Rodgers.

The midfielder made a controversial switch to Manchester City the richest club in the league where he currently plays .

The midfielder is currently estimated to have a net worth of $23 million


 NAME: John Stones

AGE: 28 May 1994

HEIGHT: 1.88m

CLUB: Manchester United

POSITION: defender


John Stones representing his national team

NET WORTH: $8.5million

John Stones is an English Soccer player who the eyes of fans of the beautiful game of football as young star. The young star plunged to limelight as a young player in the blue colors of Everton FC.

After series of brilliant performances at Everton, Manchester City’s pep Guardiola secured the signature of the young star.

The young start represented the three lions at the recently concluded Russia 2018 world cup

He is currently estimated to worth $8.5 million.


NAME: Phil Jones

AGE: 21 February 1992

HEIGHT: 1.8m

CLUB: Manchester United

POSITION: Defender



Phil Jones making a tackle


Phil Jones, a Manchester United defender who signed from Blackburn Rovers under the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson.

The defender has represented England at age grade levels, and recently turned out for the English national team in the recently concluded Russia 2018.

He’s estimated to have a 2018 net worth of $8.2 million and is listed as one of the English footballers who made a dynamic change.



NAME: Chris Smalling

AGE: 22 November 1989

HEIGHT: 1.93m

CLUB: Manchester United

POSITION: Defender


Chris Smalling runs off in celebration


Chris Smalling, a Manchester United soccer player plays in defense position. The 29 year old defender was signed to Manchester by Sir Alex Ferguson and has been a regular for the Red Devils when fit.

The Defender recently made headlines when South Gates, the coach of the Three lions opted to exclude the experience defender from his young Russia 2018 squad.

The Defender is estimated to have a net worth in the region of $8 million.


NAME: Dele Alli

AGE: April 11, 1996

HEIGHT: 6 ft 2 in

OCCUPATION: Soccer player

CLUB: Tottenham Hotspur

POSITION: Midfielder

NATIONALITY: England/Nigeria


Dele Alli in action against Arsenal


Dele Ali is football player in plays in the midfield position for Tottenham Hotspur and for the English national team. The midfielder has a dual nationality of Nigeria and England. The young midfielder started his football career at 11, playing in the academy of MKDons. He played for the youth division from 2007 to 20012.

The young star chose to play for the three lions over the Super Eagles of Nigeria. He has represented England at the age grade level and recently turned out for the three lions in the recently concluded Russia 2018.

Dele Ali plays professional football in the EPL for Tottenham Hotspur. He was awarded the young player of the year award for the 2014/2015 season.

The young star is currently estimated to have a net worth of $7 million.


NAME: Leighton Banes

AGE: 11 December 1984

HEIGHT: 1.7m

CLUB: Everton

POSITION: Defender



Leighton Baines givinginstructions on the pitch
Leighton Baines givinginstructions on the pitch

NET WORTH: $6.9million

Leighton Banes an English soccer player plays as left full back at Everton. The aging player has been the captain of Everton for several years.

Gifted, with pace and sharp left foot, the defender is a specialist in penalty and has converted many kicks from the spots.

The aging defender missed out on the chance to turn out for the three lions in the recently concluded world cup

Leighton Baines is currently estimated to be worth $6.9 million and maybe he might not be part of the top ten richest English players, it still doesn’t make him any less wealthy.




NAME: Kyle Walker

AGE: May 28, 1990

HEIGHT: 1.78m

CLUB: Manchester City


NET WORTH: $6 million


NAME: Danny Welbeck

AGE: November 26, 1990

HEIGHT: 1.83m

CLUB: Arsenal

NATIONALITY: England/ Ghana

 NET WORTH: $5 million




NAME: Daniel Sturridge

AGE: September 1, 1989

HEIGHT: 1.88m

CLUB: Liverpool Fc


NET WORTH: $5.2 million



NAME: Marcus Rashford

AGE: October 31st 1997

HEIGHT: 1.8m

CLUB: Manchester United


NET WORTH: $3.2 million



NAME: Jordan Henderson

AGE: June 17, 1990

HEIGHT: 1.82m

CLUB: Liverpool Fc


NET WORTH: $5.5 million




English players are truly a glimpse of professionalism when it comes to touching the ball. Their exploits at the just concluded world cup gave them the 4th place. English footballers net worth will keep rising as the league improves.

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