Gareth Southgate is an English professional football manager of the England national team. He is also a former player who played as a defender or as a midfielder.
Originally from Watford, England, Gareth Southgate was born on 3 September 1970 under the star sign Virgo. The 50-year-old is British by nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. He attended Pound Hill Junior School and Hazelwick School in Crawley, West Sussex.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Southgate began his career at Crystal Palace in 1988 and later played for Aston Villa and Middlesbrough. He won the League Cup with Aston Villa and Middlesbrough in 1995-96 and 2003-04. He also played in the 2000 FA Cup Final for Villa and the 2006 UEFA Cup Final for Middlesbrough. Besides, he made 57 appearances for the England team between 1995 and 2004. In May 2006, his playing career ended at the age of 35.
From June 2006 until October 2019, Southgate served as manager of Middlesbrough. He also managed the England under-21 team from 2013 to 2016. He then became the England national team in 2016. He became only the third manager to reach a World Cup semi-final with the England team in his first tournament as England manager.
Southgate earns around £3 million per year as the England manager. As of 2021, his net worth is estimated at £9 million.
Married, Wife, and Children
Southgate is happily married to his wife, Alison Bird. The couple tied the knot in July 1997 at the St Nicholas’ Church in Worth. They share two children: Mia and Flynn.
Southgate met his future wife when she was working in a local clothing boutique. He waited over two years to ask her out. Alsion was living with a boyfriend at the time but dumped him for Southgate.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
The England manager was born to parents Barbara and Clive Southgate. Other than that, nothing is known about his family. It’s unclear whether he has any siblings.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Southgate has a decent height of 6 feet. He has a well-maintained, fit body that weighs around 80kg. His natural hair color is black, and he has light brown eyes.