Facts About Andre Gray
|31 Years Old
|Andre Anthony Gray
|British and Jamaica
|Place Of Birth
|Wolverhampton, West Midlands
|Wolverhampton Wanderers Academy
|23.6 Million Euro (21 Million Pound)
|4 Million Euro (3.6 Million Pound)
|Source of Wealth
|5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
|83 KG or 183 cm
|Football League Championship Player of the Month and more
|Wikipedia Instagram Twitter
Andre Anthony Gray is a professional football player who plays for Premier League club Watford and the Jamaica national team as a striker. He started playing football for the youth team of Wolverhampton Wanderers but was released at age 13. In 2004, he joined the youth team of Shrewsbury Town and began his career at the club. He then played for the teams like AFC Telford United (loan), Hinckley United, Luton Town, Brantford, and Burnley. Currently, he is playing for Watford.
On the international level, he has represented England at the C level and Jamaica at the senior level. From 2012 to 2014, he earned six caps for the England national C team, before being called up to the Jamaica national team. He made his international team debut for Jamaica on 25 March 2021. He was part of the Jamaica squad that played in the Gold Cup 2021.
What is Andre Gray Famous For?
- Being a professional football player.
- Won the 2013-14 Conference Premier with Luton Town.
- Won the 2015-16 Football League Championship with Burnley.
- Won the 2013-14 Luton Town Young Player of the Season.
- Won the 2013-14 Conference Premier Golden Boot.
- Won the 2015-16 Football League Championship Player of the Year.
- Won the 2015-16 Football League Championship Golden Boot.
Where is Andre Gray From?
Andre Anthony Gray was born on 26 June 1991. His birthplace is Wolverhampton, England. He was born to his mother, Joanna, and his father whose name is unknown. He has a sibling a younger half-brother named Cody. He holds both British and Jamaican nationality. He belongs to multiracial ethnicity. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Cancer.
Andre Gray Club Career
- He started playing football for the youth team of Wolverhampton Wanderers but was released at age 13.
- In 2004, he joined the youth team of Shrewsbury Town and began his career at the club. He signed his first professional one-year contract prior to the start of the 2009-10 season. Awarded the number 20 shirt, he made his debut on the opening day of the season on 8 August 2009 in a 3-1 win over Burton Albion.
- On 26 November 2009, he joined Conference North club AFC Telford United on a one-month loan where he made 6 appearances for the club, scoring once in all the competitions.
- On 5 March 2010, he joined Conference North club Hinckley United on an emergency one-month loan. He made 5 appearances and scored no goals for the club, before returning to Shrewsbury Town.
- On 14 May 2010, he was released by Shrewsbury Town, having made just 5 appearances for the club.
- In June 2010, he signed a permanent one-year contract with Hinckley United on a free transfer. On 4 September 2010, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-2 draw against Harrogate Town. On 23 April 2011, he scored four goals in a 7-2 thrashing of Solihull Moors. During his 2010-11 season, he made 35 appearances for the club, scoring 14 goals in all the competitions.
- He remained with Hinckley United for the 2011-12 season and showed fine form. During that season, he made 45 appearances for the club, scoring 23 goals in all the competitions.
- On 22 March 2012, Gray signed for Conference Premier club Luton Town on loan until the end of the 2011-12 season with a view to a permanent move. On 24 March 2012, he scored on his debut for the club in a 1-1 draw to Grimsby Town. During his loan spell at Luton Town, he made 12 appearances for the club, scoring 7 goals in all the competitions as Luton Town finished in 5th place in the League and the last available remaining playoff spot.
- The day after the play-off final defeat, he signed a two-year professional contract with Luton for a fee of £30,000. On 14 January 2013, he signed a new two-and-a-half-year contract, which would keep him at the club until June 2015. During his 2012-13 season, he made 54 appearances for the club, scoring 20 goals and providing 10 assists in all the competitions which saw Luton Town finish two places outside the play-offs.
- During his 2013-14 season, he made 44 appearances for the club, scoring 30 goals and providing 13 assists in all the competitions, and won the first silverware of his career as Luton Town was promoted back to the Football League as Conference Premier champions. That season, he was recognized by the club for his performances by winning the Young Player of the Season award. He was the leading scorer in the Conference Premier for which he won the league's Golden Boot award and was also named in the Conference Premier Team of the Season.
- On 27 June 2014, he signed a three-year deal at Championship club Brentford for an undisclosed fee and was given the number 19 shirt. He made his debut for the club on an opening day for the 2014-15 season on 9 August 2014 in a 1-1 draw to Charlton Athletic. On 12 August 2014, he scored his first goal for the club in the following match, a 6-6 draw with Dagenham & Redbridge in the League Cup first round, in which Brentford won 4-2 in a penalty shoot-out. On 30 August 2014, he scored the first Football League goal of his career in a 2-0 win over Rotherham United. In his first season, he made 50 appearances for the club, scoring 18 goals and providing 8 assists in all the competitions.
- His two goals in his first two appearances of the 2015-16 season prompted Brentford to offer him a new, improved contract, but he left the club on 21 August 2015.
- On 21 August 2015, he joined Championship club Burnley on a three-year contract for an undisclosed fee which is believed to be a club-record £6 million deal. He made his debut for the club on 29 August 2015 in a 2-1 away victory against Bristol City. On 12 September 2015, he scored his first goal for the club in a 3-1 win against Sheffield Wednesday. In his first season, he made 42 appearances for the club, scoring 23 goals and providing 8 assists in all the competitions as Burnley won the Football League Championship title that season. That season, he was also named Championship Player of the Year and won the Golden Boot award after finishing as Championship top scorer with 25 goals.
- On 13 August 2016, he made his Premier League debut on the opening day of the 2016-17 season in a 1-0 home defeat to Swansea City. On 20 August 2016, he scored his first Premier League goal in a 2-0 home win over Liverpool. On 31 December 2016, he scored his first Premier League hat-trick in a 4-1 victory over Sunderland and became the first Burnley player to score a Premier League hat-trick and the first Burnley player to score a top-flight hat-trick since Peter Noble in 1975. During his 2016-17 season, he made 36 appearances for the club, scoring 10 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions as Burnley finished in 16th place in the Premier League.
- On 9 August 2017, he signed for Premier League club Watford on a five-year contract for an undisclosed club-record fee, after he rejected the offer of a new contract at Burnley, having entered the final year of his contract. He made his debut for the club on 12 August 2017 in a 3-3 draw to Liverpool. On 23 September 2017, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-1 win over Swansea City. In his first season, he made 33 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions as Watford finished in 14th place in the Premier League.
- During his 2018-19 season, he made 34 appearances for the club, scoring 9 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions as Watford finished in 11th place in the Premier League.
- During his 2019-20 season, he made 27 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions as Watford relegation from the Premier League.
- After relegating from the Premier League, Watford started the 2020-21 season in the EFL Championship. During his 2020-21 season, he made 31 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals and providing 1 assist in all the competitions as Watford finished in 2nd place in the Football League Championship and got promoted to the Premier League back again.
Andre Gray International Career
- He has represented England at the C level and Jamaica at the senior level.
- From 2012 to 2014, he earned six caps for the England national C team, before being called up to the Jamaica national team.
- He made his international team debut for Jamaica on 25 March 2021 in a 4-1 friendly loss against the USA.
- On 7 June 2021, he scored his first international goal for Jamaica in a 1-1 draw to Serbia.
- He was part of the Jamaica squad that played in the Gold Cup 2021.
Andre Gray Girlfriend
Looking at his personal life, he is currently in a relationship with his beautiful girlfriend, Leigh-Anne Pinnock who is an English singer, songwriter, and a member of the British girl group Little Mix. Their affairs started towards the end of 2016 and then they finally confirmed their relationship in January 2017 as she posted a picture of her sitting on his lap on Snapchat. They got engaged in May 2020 after dating for 4 years. In May 2021, the pair announced that they are expecting their first child. The couple is blessed with twins on 16 August 2021. He has an intimate relationship with his love and son where they are living their life happily together.
Andre Gray Height and Weight
Andre Gray stands at a height of 1.78m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 83kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight.
Andre Gray Net Worth and Salary
Andre Gray earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is €23.6 million and his salary is £3.6 million. His market value is around €4 million.
Trivias About Andre Gray You Need To Know.
- Andre Gray was introduced to soccer by his maternal grandfather.
- On Christmas eve in 2011, he was stabbed in the face while leaving a club in Wolverhampton which left him with a four-inch scar below his eye on the left cheek.
- In August 2016, he was charged by the English FA of misconduct after a couple of his homophobic tweets from 2012 were revealed.
- In December 2016, he became the first player in the club history of Burnley to have scored a hat-trick in the English Premier League.
- In September 2016, he was slapped with a £25,000 fine and four matches ban by FA for his Twitter offenses.