Michail Antonio Biography

Michail Antonio

Quick Facts About Michail Antonio

Celebrated Name Michail Antonio
Age 31 Years
Nick Name The Beast
Birth Name Michail Gregory Antonio
Birth Date 1990-03-28
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality English and Jamaican
Birth Nation England
Place Of Birth Wandsworth, England
Horoscope Aries
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2002
Awards 2014-15 Nottingham Forest Player of the Year and 2016-17 West Ham United Hammer of the Year.
Mother Cislyn
Marital Status Married
Wife Debbie Whittle
Children Four
Height 5 ft. 11 inches
Weight 82kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €18 Million
Salary £3.3 Million
Current Team West Ham United
Position Forward
Jersey Number 30
Links Facebook Twitter Instagram

Michail Gregory Antonio is a professional football player who plays for Premier League club West Ham United as a forward. He started playing football for the youth of Tooting & Mitcham United Juniors at the age of 12 and remained there for six seasons. At the age of 18, he made his senior team debut and scored a goal for the club against Wealdstone. On 28 October 2008, he signed for Championship club Reading for an undisclosed fee, signing a deal until 2010. The club sent him on subsequent loan spells to Cheltenham Town, back to Tooting & Mitcham, Southampton, and Colchester United. His final loan spell was with Sheffield Wednesday where he had a permanent move in 2012 and went on to make 64 appearances and scored 12 goals for the club. On 6 August 2014, he signed a three-year contract with Nottingham Forest for a transfer fee in the region of £1.5 million. He made 50 appearances and scored 16 goals for the club. On 1 September 2015, he signed for Premier League club West Ham United for around £7 million on a four-year contract with an option for a further two years. He made his West Ham United debut on 19 September 2015.

On the international level, he hasn’t made any appearances at the international level.

What is Michail Antonio Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Honors 

  • Won the 2009-10 Football League Trophy with Southampton.

Individual

  • Won the 2014-15 Nottingham Forest Player of the Year.
  • Won the 2016-17 West Ham United Hammer of the Year.

Where is Michail Antonio From?

Michail Antonio was born on 28 March 1990. His birth name is Michail Gregory Antonio. His birthplace is Wandsworth, England. He was born to his lovely Black British parents who have their roots in Jamaica and have been together for more than 30 years. His mother name is Cislyn where his other detail about his parents has been kept secret and not been disclosed yet. He holds both English and Jamaican nationality. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Aries.

Michail Antonio West Ham

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Michail Antonio Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth of Tooting & Mitcham United Juniors at the age of 12 and remained there for six seasons. 
  • At the age of 18, he made his senior team debut and scored a goal for the club in a 3-0 victory against Wealdstone. He made 4 appearances and scored 4 goals for Tooting & Mitcham United.
  • On 28 October 2008, he signed for Championship club Reading for an undisclosed fee, signing a deal until 2010.
  • On 9 January 2009, he rejoined Tooting on a month-long loan spell 2009 with the loan extended for a further month on 11 February but he returned to Reading less than a week later on 17 February after being recalled by the club. During his loan spell at Tooting & Mitcham United, he made 5 appearances and scored 3 goals for the clubs.
  • On 19 February 2009, he was subsequently loaned out to League One club Cheltenham Town on a month's loan. He made his Football League debut on 21 February 2009 in a 2-0 defeat against Leeds United, being substituted on 28 minutes after suffering from an ankle injury. During his loan spell at Cheltenham Town, he made 9 appearances for the club.
  • On 5 October 2009, he was subsequently loaned out to Southampton for one month. Following his loan spell with Southampton in the summer of 2010, he signed a fresh deal to keep him at Reading until 2013 and made his debut for Southampton on 9 October 2009 in a 3-1 away win against Southend United. On 6 November 2009, he scored his first goal for Southampton in the FA Cup victory over Bristol Rovers. With his excellent performances for the club, the loan was subsequently extended until the end of the season where he made 28 appearances and scored 3 goals for the club.
  • During the 2010-11 season, he returned to Reading from his loan and featured more regularly in the squad, scoring one goal, against Burnley, in 24 appearances in all competitions.
  • On 15 August 2011, he was signed by Colchester United on a one-month loan and made his debut for the club on 16 August 2011 in a 2-0 defeat to Charlton Athletic. On 20 August 2011, he scored his first goal for the club in a 3-2 loss against Huddersfield Town. With his performances, his loan spell with the club was extended for another month in September and then for a further month in October where in total, he made 15 appearances and scored 4 goals for the club.
  • On 21 February 2012, he signed for Sheffield Wednesday on an emergency loan deal until the end of the season and made his debut for the club on 26 February 2012 in a 1-0 victory over Sheffield United. On 6 March 2012, he scored two goals for the club in a 4-1 win against Bury. 
  • With his performances, he had a permanent move for Sheffield Wednesday on 6 August 2012 on a four-year deal and went on to make 64 appearances and scored 12 goals for the club.
  • On 6 August 2014, he signed a three-year contract with Nottingham Forest for a transfer fee in the region of £1.5 million. On 9 August 2014, he scored a goal on his debut for the club in a 2-0 win against Blackpool. He started every league match for Forest during his first season with the club, scoring 14 goals, and was named Forest's Player of the Season on 4 May 2015. He made 50 appearances and scored 16 goals for the club. 
  • On 1 September 2015, he signed for Premier League club West Ham United for around £7 million on a four-year contract with an option for a further two years. He made his West Ham United debut on 19 September 2015 in a 2-1 Premier League win against Manchester City, replacing Victor Moses. On 28 December 2015, he scored his first goal for West Ham United in a 2-1 win against Southampton and was award Man of the match for his performance. In March 2016, he scored a goal in a 1-0 win against Tottenham Hotspur and was award Man of the match for his performance. In July 2016, he signed a new four-year contract with West Ham. 
  • During his first season with the club, he made 38 appearances and scored 13 goals for the club.
  • During the 2016-17 season, he was named Hammer of the Year for his performances where he went make 37 appearances and scored 9 goals for the club. On 11 May 2017, he signed a new four-year contract with the club.
  • On 27 April 2019, he scored the first goal by a visiting player at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium as West Ham won by 1-0 against Tottenham Hotspur and became the first away team to win at the stadium.
  • On 11 July 2020, he scored all four goals in a 4-0 win over Norwich City and became the first player in West Ham's history to score four goals in a single Premier League game which was the first West Ham player to score four goals in a game since David Cross against Tottenham in September 1981. In December 2020, he signed a new, three-year contract committing himself to the club until 2023.
  • On 21 February 2021, he scored a goal in a 2-1 win against Tottenham Hotspur.
  • On 3 May 2021, he scored two goals in a 1-2 win over Burnley.

Michail Antonio Awards

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Michail Antonio International Career

  • In March 2016, he revealed that he had rejected the opportunity to play for Jamaica internationally and that he harbored an ambition of playing for England.
  • On 28 August 2016, he was called up for England national team for the first time for a 2018 World Cup qualification match against Slovakia in Slovakia on 4 September 2016 where he was an unused substitute.
  • On 16 March 2017, he was again called up for England national team for the friendly match against Germany on 22 March and the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Lithuania on 26 March. However, on 20 March, he was withdrawn from the squad after picking up a hamstring injury.
  • In February 2021, he was again approached by Jamaica to consider playing for them at the international level. In March 2021, he was reported to be in the process of obtaining his Jamaican passport.
  • On 17 March 2021, it was reported that he had decided he was going to represent Jamaica internationally, ahead of the squad being announced for an upcoming international friendly against the United States but was not included in the 19-man squad when this was announced on 17 March.
  • The BBC reported that he was still to decide whether to switch and on the same day TalkSPORT reported that he had pledged to play for Jamaica.
  • Till now, he hasn’t made any appearances at the international level.

Michail Antonio family

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Michail Antonio Wife

Looking at his personal life, Michail Antonio is a married guy. He got married to his long-term beautiful girlfriend, Debbie Whittle at Staffordshire stately home in Burton on July 6, 2017. The couple had their honeymoon in Seychelles. The couple is blessed with four children. He has an intimate relationship with his love and children where they live happily together. 

Michail Antonio Height and Weight

Michail Antonio stands at a height of 1.80m i.e. 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 82kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and his hair color are black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Michail Antonio Net Worth and Salary

Michail Antonio earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In October 2008, he signed for Championship club Reading for an undisclosed fee, signing a deal until 2010. In August 2012, he had a permanent move for Sheffield Wednesday on a four-year deal. In August 2014, he signed a three-year contract with Nottingham Forest for a transfer fee in the region of £1.5 million. In September 2015, he signed for Premier League club West Ham United for around £7 million on a four-year contract with an option for a further two years. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is €18 million and his salary is £3.3 million. His market value is around €12 million.  

Did You Know?

  • He started playing football at the age of 12.
  • He wears shirt number 30 for West Ham United.
  • 2014-15 Nottingham Forest Player of the Year.
  • 2016-17 West Ham United Hammer of the Year.
  • He hasn’t made any appearances at the international level.