David Beckham Biography

Updated On Feb 27, 2019 Published On Oct 07, 2015
Facts of David Beckham
Date of Birth: 1975 , May-2
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 6 Feet
Name David Beckham
Birth Name David Robert Joseph Beckham
Nationality British
Birth Place/City London
Ethnicity White
Profession Football player
Net Worth $450 million
Famous for Being a Footballer
Married to Victoria Beckham (m. 1999)
Children Brooklyn Beckham, Harper Seven Beckham, Romeo James Beckham, Cruz Beckham
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David Beckham full name David Robert Joseph Beckham is a former professional football player from England. He has also established himself as a model and a spokesperson. He is also a great businessman. He is popular in the world for being the attacking midfielder of English club, Manchester United.

David Beckham's early life

David Beckham was from the upper-middle-class family born as David Robert Joseph Beckham in Leytonstone, London, England of the United Kingdom to Sandra Georgina West and David Edward Alan Beckham. He is English and is white.

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Since his childhood days, he was interested in football and Manchester United was a dream club for him as well as his parents. His parents were also a big fan of football and they are completely dedicated to Manchester United. 

David Beckham's career

He began playing for Manchester United as a youth player and this is also the club from where he made his senior team appearance.

After that, he played from various other clubs like Real Madrid, LA Galaxy, Milan and as well PSG.

during his career, David Beckham has played opposite to and against players like Steven Gerrard, Lionel Messi, and Cristiano Ronaldo to name a few.

David Beckham's personal life

David Beckham has long been married to Victoria Caroline Beckham. She is also the multi-talented artist like him; she is the famous singer of Spice Girls. She is also the model and fashion designer.

Actually, they had romantic love affairs for a few years before they got married. They fall in love in 1997 and after seeing each other for about a year, he proposed her at the start of the following year. They got married on the 4th of July, 1999.

They are still married and they are serving an example of married celebrity in the world. They have four children together, three sons and a sweet little daughter who was born recently in 2011.

Several times he was accused of extra affairs but that was just media publications and he dismissed those accusations by slapping on them saying it’s a foolish thought and he revealed he is completely dedicated to his wife. 

David Beckham's net worth

His net worth was estimated to be about $450 million. Till now he has played in major leagues representing many major teams. The contracts David Beckham has signed previously have been given below:

  • Real Madrid: $41 million
  • L.A. Galaxy: $250 million

David Beckham also had endorsement deals with many famous sports brands like Adidas, who paid him $160 million. From Pepsi, he received $3 million and from Marks and Spencer, he made $4.9 million.

The value of David Beckham's mansion located in London is $43 million.

David Beckham facts on timeline

Born in Leytonstone, London

May 2 , 1975

David Beckham was from the upper middle class family born as David Robert Joseph Beckham in Leytonstone, London, England of United Kingdom to Sandra Georgina West and David Edward Alan Beckham. He is English and is white.

Began dating Victoria Adams

1997

David Beckham was involved in romantic relation with David Beckham for about two years before being married with her in 1999. They fall in love in 1997 and after seeing each other for about a year, he proposed her at the start of the following year.

Married to Victoria Caroline Beckham

July 4 , 1999

David Beckham has long been married to Victoria Caroline Beckham. She is also the multi talented artist like him; she is the famous singer of Spice Girls. She is also the model and the fashion designer. They got married on 4th of July, 1999. 

First child, Brooklyn Joseph Beckham

March 4 , 1999

David Beckham and Victoria Caroline Beckham became parents together for the first time in 1999. That was the same year when they got married but their son, Brooklyn Joseph Beckham was born in March before three months of their wedding. 

Second child, Romeo James Beckham

September 1 , 2002

The couple, David Beckham and Victoria Caroline Beckham also welcomed their second child together in 2002 and that was also a son named Romeo James Beckham. Actually this was their first child after they got married. 

Third child, Cruz David Beckham

February 20 , 2005

David Beckham also became father for the third time in his life in 2005 and that time also it was a son. His wife Victoria Caroline Beckham gave birth to their third child together and also their third son and they named him, Cruz David Beckham.

First daughter, Harper Seven Beckham

July 10 , 2011

David Beckham also became father of a sweet little baby girl in 2011. Before that he was father of three boys and all of them were interested in football. Actually they announced that they are expecting their first daughter at the start of 2011.

Accused of having extra affairs

2004

Several times David Beckham was accused of extra affairs but that was just media publications and he dismissed those accusations by slapping on them saying it’s a foolish thought and he reveled he is completely dedicated to his wife.

Won Teen Choice Awards

2013

David Beckham has also been awarded with several prestigious awards like Teen Choice Awards and many more. He won his first nomination in this award in 2013 and that was for Choice Male Athlete. And this is also his only nomination in this award.

Appeared as a mascot in football match

1986

While David Beckham was just eleven years old, he made his first appearances for Manchester United against fierce rival West Ham United but at that time he didn't appear as a player but as a mascot. After that he got his chance to appear in the youth team of several clubs. 

Signed for Manchester United

July 8 , 1991

It was the month of July in 1991, David Beckham signed his first contract with Manchester United. At that time he was not signed as a senior player but as a youth player. But it was his gate pass to make the senior team appearance and he actually did it in the following year. 

Joined Preston North End on a loan

1994

After making his senior team appearance from Manchester United, David Beckham made some impression in the senior team too but was not able to win his regular place in the first team. And in 1994, he was send to Preston North End on a loan with an aim to develop him more. 

Joined Real Madrid

2003

Spending a decade in Manchester United and scoring 62 goals in 265 appearances, David Beckham desired to join another European giant and that’s why he joined Spanish club, Real Madrid in 2003. He played there about four years and he also scored 13 goals from there.

Won UEFA Champions League

1999

In one decade David Beckham won several awards from Manchester United, it seems like his career in Manchester United was the golden days in his career. There he won his only champions league trophy and that was in 1999. 

David Beckham has a net worth of $450 million

2019

As of 2019, English footballer David Beckham has an estimated net worth of $450 million.