Who is James Milner?

James Milner is a professional footballer from England. He is active from the club “Liverpool.” James is popular for serving the club from several positions. He has served the team from the position of “midfield,” “wing,” and “Full-back.” James has also become the vice-captain of the club “Liverpool.” He was active in sports from a young age.

Quick Info 
Full NameJames Philip Milner
Date Of BirthJanuary 4, 1986
Birth PlaceLeeds, England
ProfessionFootball Player
SpouseAmy Fletcher
Age35 Year
Height5 ft 9 in
Net WorthUSD $9 million


James Milner used to play cricket, long-distance running, and football during his school days. He was also active for the teams like “Horsforth” and “Rawdon.” James used to support the club “Leeds United” at his young age. He even became the “Season Ticket Holder” for the club. James joined the “Leeds Youth Academy” in 1996. He played his first match for the team in 2002. He was only sixteen years old during that time. James was the youngest player to score goals in the “Premier League.” He also joined the club “Swindon Team” to play in the first team. James joined the club “Newcastle United” after the 2003-2004 season.

James Milner played his 100th game for the club “Newcastle United” in 2006. It was a match during the “UEFA Intertoto Cup.” He even joined the team “Aston Villa” for a year on loan. He joined the team “Aston Villa” permanently in 2008. James even won the “PFA Young Player of the Year” in 2010. Then, he joined the club “Manchester City.” He was in the team that won the “Premier Leagues” two times, a “FA Community Shield,” an “EFL Cup,” and an “FA Cup.”

James Milner

He joined the club “Liverpool” as a vice-captain in 2015. James succeeded in winning the “UEFA Champions League” in 2019. He also contributed to the team to win the “FIFA Club World Cup,” “Premier League” title for the third time, and the “UEFA Super Cup” for the team.

James Milner appeared for 46 matches for the national team of England in the “Under-21” category. He was also part of the team during “UEFA European Under-21 Championships” in 2007 and 2009. He even succeeded in winning 61 caps for the national team. It was after scoring against the team “Moldova.” James was in the team to represent in the “FIFA World Cup” in 2010 and 2014. He was also on the team to participate in the “UEFA European Championships” in 2012 and 2016.

Early Life

 The birthplace of James Milner is Leeds, England. He came into the world on January 4, 1986.  His father’s name is Peter. His mother’s name is Lesley. He, along with his parents, used to act as “Season Ticket Holders.” James also became a “Ball Boy” for the club. He was a supporter of the club “Leeds United” since childhood. The last game James watched of the club was the “FA Youth Cup” in 1993. He was only ten years old when he joined the club “Leeds United Academy.”

James Milner also became a trainee in the academy for bringing a good footballer. He was active in the youth team in both Under-15 and under-17. James even helped the under-17 national team of England to win the “2002 Nationwide Summer Tournament.” His team won the match against Brazil, Czech, Italy, and Republic. He even scored a goal against  Brazil during the tournament.


James Milner attended the “Westbrook Lane Primary School” in Horsforth. Then, he went to the “Horsforth School” for further education. After observing James’s potential, coach Graeme Coulson succeeded in adding him to the team of Rawdon in several tournaments. He succeeded in scoring four goals during the finals of a tournament in the “Rawdon Meadows.” He was also active in education. James was a “first-class” student during his school days.

James Milner succeeded in earning an award for his amazing physical education performance during “11 GCSEs.” He was also in the cricket team of “Yorkshire School.” James was also the “cross-country champion” for her spontaneous three years during his school days. He also became the district champion in “over 100 meters” two times in a row. James attended the “Boston Spa School” to complete his studies. It was a sports college that had a partnership with the club.

James Milner


Leeds United

James started his professional club career on November 10, 2002, when he joined the club Leeds United. It was the match against “West Ham United.” He joined the match as a substitute in the last six minutes for Jason Wilcox. James was only 16 years during that time. This made him the second-youngest player to participate in the “Premier League.” He became the youngest player to score in the “Premier League” against the team “Sunderland” on December 26, 2002. He was sixteen years and three hundred fifty-six days during the match.  James extended his contract with the team in February 2003.

He moved to the club “Swindon Town” for one month on loan. James appeared for the club in six matches and succeeded in scoring two goals. It was during the match against the clubs “Luton Town” and “Peterborough United.” The club sold James to the club “Newcastle United” for a deal of £3.6million.

Newcastle United


Despite his lack of interest in leaving the club, he joined “Newcastle United” in July 2004. It was a five-year deal. He scored his first goal for the club during their pre-season tour in Asia. It was the match against Kitchee. He played from the “Winger” position for the team for the first time in Premier League. It was the match against the team “Middlesbrough” on August 18, 2004.

The same year, he represented the club in the “UEFA Cup” in September 2004. It was the match against the club “Bnei Sakhnin.” His first goal for the team was in the match against the team “West Bromwich Albion.” He even scored a goal in the match against “FK ZTS Dubnica” during the “UEFA Intertoto Cup” at the beginning of the 2005-2006 season.

Aston Villa

Likewise, he joined the club “Aston Villa” on loan for the rest of the “2005-2006 season.” He played his first match for the team on September 12, 2005. It was during the “Premier League” against the team “West Ham United.” He scored his first goal for the club in the match against “Tottenham Hotspur” on September 17, 2005. James also succeeded in making the team perform well in the “League Cup.” He joined the “Newcastle United” again for the “2006-2007 season.” He suffered from a foot injury by the end of the season that compiled him to stay away from nine games.

James Milner

James Milner joined the club “Aston Villa” on August 29, 2008. It was a deal of £12 million. It was extended his contract with the club for four years. He played his first match for the club on August 31st, 2008. It was the match against Liverpool. He joined the team “Manchester City” on August 17, 2010. It was a deal of £26 million. James played his first match for the team on August 23, 2010. It was the match against the club “Liverpool.”


His last match for the team was against “Southampton” in May 2015. James became part of the club “Liverpool” on June 4, 2015. He became the vice-captain of the team on August 7, 2015. He was in the team that won the “Premier League”  title for the third time on June 25, 2020.


James Milner is a married man. His wife’s name is Amy Fletcher. They have been in a relationship for a long time. The couple is blessed with a baby boy.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

James Milner is active on social media platforms. He goes with the name of “@jamesmilnerofficial” on Instagram with 3.1 million followers and “James Milner” on Twitter with 1.4 million followers. James does not have an official Facebook page.

Net Worth

According to celebritynetworth.net, James Milner has an approximate net worth of $9 million.

Nutshell Bio, Height, Weight, and Age

The full name of James is James Philip Milner. The nationality of James is England. His current age is 35 years. He has an attractive height of 5 feet 9 inches along with a complimentary weight of 70 kg. He belongs to the white ethnicity.