Jermaine Jenas is an English television presenter, football pundit know all about Jermaine Jenas Family, Net Worth, Salary, Wife, Professional Career, Parents, Children
|Birthdate ( Age)||18 February 1983|
|Place of Birth||Nottingham, United Kingdom|
|Spouse/Partner||Ellie Penfold (m. 2011)|
|Children||Sancha Natasha Jenas|
|Parents||Dennis Genas, Lynnette Sharpe|
|Profession||English television presenter, football pundit|
|Salary||7.8 lakhs GBP|
|Net Worth||$3 Million|
Jermaine Anthony Jenas is an English television presenter, football pundit and retired professional footballer. He played as a central midfielder for English club sides Nottingham Forest, Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa and Queens Park Rangers, scoring a career total of 39 goals from 341 league appearances.
While still recuperating from his final injury, he moved into media work as a pundit, a role which he has continued beyond retirement, most recently for the BBC on Match of the Day, as well as BT Sport. He also began co-presenting The One Show for the BBC in 2020.
Jermaine Jenas Family
Jenas was born in Nottingham and is of mixed Afro-Caribbean and English descent.His father Dennis was born with the surname Genas but had it changed by deed poll as he wanted the initials “D. J.”.Dennis also played semi-professionally with local side Shepshed Charter house in the 1980s.He grew up on a council estate and was educated at the Catholic Becket School in West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire.According to Jenas, there was “a lot of racism, not only thrown towards me, but also my mum, about my dad and about me, on the street”.
Jermaine Jenas Wife
Jenas and his wife Ellie have two daughters together, while he has an older daughter from a previous relationship who lives in the United States with her mother.He now lives in Hertfordshire.He enjoys cooking.Jermaine recently announced on The One Show that he and his wife are expecting a boy.
Jermaine Jenas Net Worth
Jermaine Anthony Jenas is an English television presenter, football pundit and retired professional footballer has an estimated Net Worth arround $3 Million in 2022.
Jermaine Jenas Salary
Jermaine Jenas estimated salary is 7.8 lakhs GBP (2012).
Jermaine Jenas Professional Career
Jenas began his career at Nottingham Forest, then in the First Division. He made his debut aged 17 on 7 January 2001, starting in a 1–0 home defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers in the FA Cup. One week later, again as a starter, he played his first league game, and was replaced by David Freeman in the 68th minute of a 3–0 home defeat to Crystal Palace, his only other game of the season.
In 2002 Jenas joined Newcastle United from Nottingham Forest. Newcastle United, investing in youth, paid a transfer fee of £5 million for Jenas and he became the second most expensive teenager in British football after Robbie Keane.
At Newcastle United he played alongside international footballers such as, Laurent Robert, Gary Speed, Alan Shearer, Shay Given, Nolberto Solano, Patrick Kluivert and Kieron Dyer. In his first three seasons at Newcastle, Newcastle played in European football; twice in the Champions League, in seasons 2002–03, 2003–04 and twice in the UEFA Cup in seasons 2003–04 after failing at a group stage in the Champions League, and for the 2004–05 UEFA Cup his last season at Newcastle. Jenas also won 14 of his 21 caps for England when with Newcastle United.On 31 August 2005 at the age of 22, Newcastle United accepted an offer of £7 million for him from Tottenham Hotspur.
Jenas formally announced his retirement from football on 7 January 2016 on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, having been unable to recover fully from his knee injury.Looking back on his career in 2014, he cited his PFA award and his League Cup win as his career highlights in terms of personal and team achievements respectively, and detailed his biggest regret as never having been able to play for his boyhood club Nottingham Forest at the highest level.
Jermaine Jenas Career in Media
After Jenas was released by QPR, he moved into television as a freelance pundit, firstly he was an analyst for ITV Sport’s coverage of the 2014–15 UEFA Europa League.In November 2014, he joined BT Sport where he regularly features in the studio alongside other pundits to provide analysis on the game.
In 2015, Jenas appeared as part of Channel 4’s Time Crashers, a reality television programme in which celebrities were assigned the tasks of living in different historical eras.Jenas presented a BBC Three documentary in April 2017 on knife-crime, focusing on his home town of Nottingham. During Teenage Knife Wars, he recalled an incident in his youth where he was the victim of a knife-point robbery.In 2020, Jenas began co-presenting The One Show on BBC One with Alex Jones.In 2021 Jenas became one of its permanent hosts.
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