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Facts About Daniel James

Celebrated NameDaniel James
Age25 Years Old
Nick NameDJ, Jamo, Speedy Gonzalez, Flash
Birth NameDaniel Owen James
Birth Date1997-11-10
GenderMale
Profession Footballer
Birth NationEngland
Place Of BirthKingston upon Hull, England
NationalityWelsh
EthnicityWhite
SchoolSouth Hunsley School
SiblingsAlex James
Height5 ft. 7 inches
Weight63kg
Marital StatusMarried
WifeRia Hughes
Net Worth€5 Million
Salary£2.7 Million
Source of WealthFootball Career
Current ClubFulham
PositionWinger
FatherKevan James
MotherElaine James
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Daniel Owen James is a professional football player. He currently plays for Premier League club Fulham, on loan from Leeds United and the Wales national team. His playing position is a winger

Daniel James made his professional debut for Swansea City in February 2018 and signed for Manchester United in June 2019. He made 74 appearances for the club, before joining Leeds United in August 2021. In September 2022, James was loaned out to Premier League club Fulham until the end of the 2022-23 season.

On the international level, born in England, Daniel James represents Wales at the international level. He has represented Wales at U17, U19, U20, U21, and the senior level. He made his senior international team debut for Wales in November 2018. He has represented Wales at the 2020 UEFA Euro and the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Famous For

  • Being a professional football player.
  • For playing as a winger for Premier League club Fulham, on loan from Leeds United.


What is the birthplace of Daniel James?

Daniel James was born on 10 November 1997. His birth name is Daniel Owen James. He is from Kingston upon Hull, England. He holds Welsh nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Likewise, his religion is Christianity and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Virgo. He was born to his father, Kevan James, and to his mother, Elaine James. About his siblings, he has a look-alike elder brother who goes by the name Alex James. As per his education, he attended South Hunsley School.

Daniel James Club Career

Swansea City

  • Daniel James joined Swansea City in 2014 for an initial fee of £72,000 immediately becoming part of their U18 academy side. 
  • Daniel James becomes an integral part of the Swansea U23 side and gained promotion to the PDL Division 1, winning the league by an 11-point margin.
  • Daniel James also contributed to the side winning the Premier League Cup and reaching the semi-finals of the Premier League International Cup and the quarter-finals of the EFL Trophy.
  • Following his impressive displays in the development squad, Daniel James was included in the first-team squad for the first time in January 2016 for the FA Cup defeat to Oxford United. Although James did not make an appearance off the bench, his progress was deemed sufficient for him to be offered a new three-year contract the following week.
  • In October 2016, Daniel James was again named on the bench for a Premier League fixture against Stoke City.

Shrewsbury Town (loan)

  • On 20 June 2017, Daniel James signed for League One club Shrewsbury Townon loan until the end of the season. He made his Swansea first-team debut as a late substitute, scoring in the 82nd minute of an 8-1 FA Cup victory over Notts County on 6 February 2018. His loan deal was terminated by mutual consent on 31 August 2017, after he failed to force his way into the starting 11.

Swansea City Return

  • On 6 February 2018, Daniel James made his Swansea first-team debut as a late substitute, scoring in the 82nd minute of an 8-1 FA Cup victory over Notts County.
  • Daniel James made his league debut for Swansea on 17 August 2018 in a 0-0 draw against Birmingham City in the EFL Championship.
  • On 24 November 2018, Daniel James scored his first league goal for the club in a 4-1 home defeat against Norwich City.
  • During his 2018-19 season, Daniel James made 38 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals and providing 10 assists in all the competitions.

Manchester United

  • On 6 June 2019, Daniel James underwent a medical with Premier League club Manchester United ahead of a transfer for a reported fee of £15 million with the potential for additional payments. On 12 June 2019, United officially announced the signing of Daniel James on a five-year contract, with an option to extend for a further year.
  • On 11 August 2019, Daniel James scored his first goal for the club on his competitive debut, coming on as a substitute to score United's final goal in a 4-0 win over Chelsea.
  • On 24 August 2019, Daniel James also scored in United's 2-1 loss against Crystal Palace. 
  • In only his fourth game for United, Daniel James scored his third goal for the club in a 1-1 draw with Southampton, which was later voted goal of the month by United fans. Additionally, he was also voted United player of the month for August.
  • In March 2020, Daniel James ended a seven-month goal drought by scoring in a 5-0 win over LASK, the final game before the suspension of football caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In his first season, he made 46 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals and providing 7 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 20 December 2020, Daniel James scored his first league goal of the 2020-21 season in a 6-2 win against Leeds United. On 2 February 2021, he scored United's Premier League record-equalling goal in the 9–0 home win against Southampton. During that season, he made 26 appearances for the club, scoring 5 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions.


Leeds United

  • On 31 August 2021, Daniel James signed for Premier League rivals Leeds United for an undisclosed fee on a five-year contract, having nearly joined the club two-and-a-half years prior to the transfer. Many news outlets were reporting the fee to be £25 million.
  • On 21 November 2021, Daniel James scored his first Premier League goal for Leeds in a 2-1 loss at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. On 11 May 2022, Daniel James was sent off during Leeds United's Premier League match against Chelsea for a challenge on Mateo Kovacic. In his first season, he made 35 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions.

Fulham

  • On 1 September 2022, Daniel James was loaned out to Premier League club Fulham until the end of the 2022-23 season. He made his debut for the club on 3 September 2022 in a 2-1 loss against Spurs. On 13 November 2022, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-1 loss against Manchester United. 

International Career

  • Born in England, Daniel James represents Wales at the international level.
  • Daniel James has represented Wales at U17, U19, U20, U21, and the senior level.
  • Daniel James scored at the Toulon Tournament playing for Wales U20 in a 1-0 win over Bahrain U20 after he won and scored the resulting penalty.
  • In 2017, Daniel James received his first senior call-up for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying game against Serbia.
  • Daniel James made his senior international team debut for Wales on 20 November 2018 in a 1-0 friendly loss against Albania.
  • On 24 March 2019, Daniel James scored his first international goal for Wales in a 1-0 win against Slovakia in the European qualifiers.
  • Daniel James has represented Wales at the 2020 UEFA Euro and the 2022 FIFA World Cup.


Who is the Wife of Daniel James?

Looking at his personal life, Daniel James is in a long-term relationship with the stunning Ria Hughes who has been together for a long time. They have been dating since 2017. They began their relationship when they were 20 years old and have been together ever since then. Many think that they are engaged, but that's just a rumour and they are not considering getting married any time soon as they are still young. The couple is blessed with a baby boy whose name is yet to be revealed. As of today, he is living a happy life together with his love and son without any disturbances. 


What is the Net Worth of Daniel James as of 2020?

Daniel James is a very talented football player and with his continuous hard work and dedication, he has accumulated a huge amount of money from his football career which is his major source of wealth. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of €5 Million where he received £2.7 million as a yearly salary from his current club. He is endorsed by Adidas. In addition, his market value is around €16 million. With these massive earnings, he is living a luxurious lifestyle.

How tall is Daniel James?

With an athletic body build, Daniel James stands at a height of 1.71m i.e. 5 feet and 7 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 63kg. Moreover, he has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are dark brown. His other body measurements have not been revealed yet but will be added soon. In addition, his sexual orientation is straight. Overall, he has got a healthy body. 

Daniel James's Transfer History

  • Daniel James started playing football for the youth team of Hull City in 2006.
  • In 2014, Daniel James joined the youth team of Swansea City and began his career at the club.
  • In June 2017, Daniel James signed for League One club Shrewsbury Town on loan until the end of the season.
  • In June 2019, Daniel James underwent a medical with Premier League club Manchester United ahead of a transfer for a reported fee of £15 million with the potential for additional payments. On 12 June 2019, United officially announced the signing of Daniel James on a five-year contract, with an option to extend for a further year.
  • In August 2021, Daniel James signed for Premier League rivals Leeds United for an undisclosed fee on a five-year contract, having nearly joined the club two-and-a-half years prior to the transfer. Many news outlets were reporting the fee to be £25 million.
  • In September 2022, Daniel James was loaned out to Premier League club Fulham until the end of the 2022-23 season. 

Awards and Achievements

Honors

  • Won the 2016-17 Premier League 2 Division 2 with Swansea City U23.
  • Won the 2016-17 Premier League Cup with Swansea City U23.

Individual

  • Won the 2018-19 Swansea City Best Newcomer of the Year.
  • Won the 2018-19 Swansea City Community Champion.
  • Manchester United Player of the Month: August 2019

Trivias About Daniel James You Need To Know.

  • He made his professional debut for Swansea City in February 2018, and signed for Manchester United in June 2019.
  • He has a sibling named Alex James.
  • He joined Swansea City in 2014 for an initial fee of £72,000 immediately becoming part of their U18 academy side.
  • He married Ria Hughes, his girlfriend.

Frequently Asked Questions About Daniel James.

Where was Daniel James born?

Daniel James was born in Kingston upon Hull, England.

What is the net worth of Daniel James?

The net worth of Daniel James is €5 Million.

What is the salary of Daniel James?

The salary of Daniel James is £2.7 Million.

Who is the father of Daniel James?

The father of Daniel James is Kevan James.

Who is the mother of Daniel James?

The mother of Daniel James is Elaine James.

Daniel James Biography

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Celebrated Name Daniel James
Age 25 Years Old
Nick Name DJ, Jamo, Speedy Gonzalez, Flash
Birth Name Daniel Owen James
Birth Date 1997-11-10
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
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Celebrated Name Daniel James
Age 25 Years Old
Nick Name DJ, Jamo, Speedy Gonzalez, Flash
Birth Name Daniel Owen James
Birth Date 1997-11-10
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Birth Nation England
Place Of Birth Kingston upon Hull, England
Nationality Welsh
Ethnicity White
School South Hunsley School
Siblings Alex James
Height 5 ft. 7 inches
Weight 63kg
Marital Status Married
Wife Ria Hughes
Net Worth €5 Million
Salary £2.7 Million
Source of Wealth Football Career
Current Club Fulham
Position Winger
Father Kevan James
Mother Elaine James