Ollie Watkins Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Girlfriend, Family, Age, Facts, Height, Awards, Parents, Wiki, Current Team, Nationality, Transfer, Contract

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Ollie Watkins

Facts About Ollie Watkins

Celebrated Name Ollie Watkins
Age 26 Years
Nick Name Ollie
Birth Name Oliver George Arthur Watkins
Birth Date 1995-12-30
Gender Male
Profession Football Player
Nationality English
Birth Nation England
Place Of Birth Newton Abbot, England
Horoscope Capricorn
Religion Christianity
College / University South Dartmoor Community College
Career Start 2014
Awards 2016-17 EFL Young Player of the Year, 2019-20 EFL Championship Player of the Year, etc.
Marital Status In a Relationship
Girlfriend Ellie Alderson
Daughter Amara May
Height 5 ft. 11 inches
Weight 70kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth €20 Million
Salary £2.2 Million
Current Team Aston Villa
Position Forward
Jersey Number 11
Links Instagram

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Oliver George Arthur Watkins professionally known as Ollie Watkins is an English professional football player who plays for Premier League club Aston Villa and the England national team as a forward. He started playing football for the youth team of Exeter City and began his career at the club. He made his breakthrough at the club, winning the EFL Young Player of the Year award. On 8 December 2014, he joined Conference South club Weston-super-Mare on one-month loan deals. Through repeated extensions of the loan, he remained with the Seagulls until the end of the 2014-15 season where he made 24 appearances for the club, scoring 10 goals in all the competitions. On 18 July 2017, he joined Championship club Brentford on a four-year contract, with an option for a further year, for an undisclosed fee, reported to be £1.8 million. He had a successful three-year spell at the club, culminating in being the joint top-scorer in the 2019-20 Championship and being named Championship Player of the Year in 2020. On 9 September 2020, he joined Premier League club Aston Villa on a five-year contract, for a then club-record £28 million fee, which could rise to £33 million. He made his debut for the club on 15 September 2020. 

On the international level, he has represented England at the senior level. He made his international debut for England on 25 March 2021. On 25 May 2021, he was named to the provisional England squad for the UEFA Euro 2020. However, he was not selected in the final 26-man squad for the tournament.

Ollie Watkins famous for

  • Being an English professional football player who plays.
  • For playing as a forward for Premier League club Aston Villa.

Where is Ollie Watkins from?

Ollie Watkins was born on 30 December 1995. His birthplace is Newton Abbot, England. His birth name is Oliver George Arthur Watkins. He holds English nationality. Likewise, his religion is Christianity and as per his birth date, his zodiac sign is Capricorn. Detail about his parents has been kept secret and has not been disclosed yet. He attended South Dartmoor Community College. 

Ollie Watkins Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Exeter City and began his career at the club. He rose through the youth ranks to sign a scholarship deal in 2012 and off the back of scoring 30 goals for the U18 team in its 2013-14 Football League Youth Alliance South West Conference-winning season, he signed a two-year professional contract in April 2014.
  • He won his maiden first-team call-up when he was named as a substitute for the final League Two match of the 2013-14 season. He made his senior team debut for the club on 3 May 2014 in a 2-0 win against Hartlepool United. 
  • On 7 October 2014, he scored his first senior goal for the club in a 3-1 loss against Coventry City in the Football League Trophy. During his 2014-15 season, he made just 3 appearances before departing on loan to Weston-super-Mare for the remainder of the campaign in December 2014.
  • On 8 December 2014, he joined Conference South club Weston-super-Mare on one-month loan deals. Through repeated extensions of the loan, he remained with the Seagulls until the end of the 2014-15 season where he made 24 appearances for the club, scoring 10 goals in all the competitions.
  • After failing to be named in a first-team squad during the opening two months of the 2015-16 season, he broke onto the substitutes' bench in October 2015 and made his first appearance of the season late in the month. He made his first start for Exeter City on 21 November 2015 in a 2-1 win against Plymouth Argyle. On 6 December 2015, he scored his first goal of the season in a 2-0 FA Cup second-round victory over Port Vale. By March 2016, Watkins had broken into the starting lineup. He had a fantastic month in March, scoring four goals in six appearances to win the Football League Young Player of the Month and PFA Fans' Player of the Month awards. During his 2015-16 season, he made 22 appearances for the club, scoring 9 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions. 
  • His performances in the final two months of the 2015-16 season saw him enter 2016-17 as an established member of the first-team squad. On 31 December 2016, he scored the first hat-trick of his career in a 4-1 win over Newport County. In January 2017, his two goals and five assists saw him win the League Two Player of the Month award. During his 2016-17 season, he made 52 appearances for the club, scoring 16 goals and providing 13 assists in all the competitions as he was awarded the EFL Young Player of the Year award for his performances that season. 
  • On 18 July 2017, he joined Championship club Brentford on a four-year contract, with an option for a further year, for an undisclosed fee, reported to be £1.8 million. He made his debut for the club on 5 August 2017 in a 1-0 loss against Sheffield United. On 8 August 2017, he scored his first competitive goal for the club in their 3-1 EFL Cup first round extra-time victory over AFC Wimbledon. In his first season, he made 48 appearances for the club, scoring 11 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2018-19 season, he made 45 appearances for the club, scoring 12 goals and providing 9 assists in all the competitions.
  • On 9 August 2019, he signed a new four-year contract with a one-year extension option. On 29 September 2019, he scored his first hat-trick for the club in a 3-1 win against Barnsley in the Championship. During his 2019-20 season, he made 50 appearances for the club, scoring 26 goals and providing 3 assists in all the competitions as he was joint top-scorer that season and also got his name in the 2020 Championship Player of the Year. 
  • On 9 September 2020, he joined Premier League club Aston Villa on a five-year contract, for a then club-record £28 million fee, which could rise to £33 million. He scored on his debut for the club on 15 September 2020 in a 3-1 win against Burton Albion in the EFL Cup. He then went on to make his Premier League debut on 21 September 2020 in a 1-0 home win against Sheffield United. On 4 October 2020, he scored his first Premier League goals, scoring through a left-footed strike, a right-footed strike, and a header for a perfect hat-trick in a 7-2 home victory over champions Liverpool. It was Liverpool's heaviest defeat in 57 years and was the first time in Premier League history that a reigning champion had conceded 7 goals in a single match. On 10 April 2021, he scored against Liverpool again, becoming the first player since Andrey Arshavin in the 2008-09 season to score as many as four goals against Liverpool in a single Premier League season. During his 2020-21 season, he made 40 appearances for the club, scoring 16 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions as he became Aston Villa's top scorer that season.


Ollie Watkins International Career

  • He has represented England at the senior level. 
  • On 18 March 2021, he was named to England’s squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification matches against San Marino, Albania, and Poland. 
  • He made his international debut and also scored his first international goal for England on 25 March 2021 in a 5-0 win against San Marino. 
  • On 25 May 2021, he was named to the provisional England squad for the UEFA Euro 2020. However, he was not selected in the final 26-man squad for the tournament.


Awards

  • Won the 2016-17 EFL Young Player of the Year.
  • Won the 2019-20 EFL Championship Player of the Year.

Ollie Watkins Net Worth, Salary, Contract

He is a very successful footballer and his major source of earning is from his football career. In July 2017, he joined Championship club Brentford on a four-year contract, with an option for a further year, for an undisclosed fee, reported to be £1.8 million. In September 2020, he joined Premier League club Aston Villa on a five-year contract, for a then club-record £28 million fee, which could rise to £33 million. The net worth of Ollie Watkins as of 2022 is believed to have been around €20 million where he received £2.2 million as a yearly salary from his current club. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. His market value is around €35 million. With these massive earnings, he is living a luxurious lifestyle.

Who is Ollie Watkins’s Girlfriend?

Looking at his personal life, he is not married. He is in a long-term relationship with Ellie Alderson who has been together since 2018. Despite dating for so long they are still not married. He has shared a couple of pictures with his love on his social media accounts. The couple is blessed with one baby girl named Amara May born in September 2021. He has an intimate relationship with his love and daughter where they are living their life happily together. 

How tall is Ollie Watkins?

Ollie Watkins stands at a height of 1.80m i.e. 5 feet and 11 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 70kg. Moreover, he has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight. His other body measurement such as chest size, biceps size, and waist size is still got to get revealed yet. Overall, he has got a healthy body.  

Did You Know?

  • He joined Exeter City's academy at U11 level, having previously failed a trial with the club at the age of 9 in 2003.
  • He has described himself as "a number 10” and named Thierry Henry as his sporting idol.
  • He wears shirt number 11 for Aston Villa.
  • 2016-17 EFL Young Player of the Year.
  • 2019-20 EFL Championship Player of the Year.