Daniel James (born November 10, 1997) is a British Professional Football Player and Instagram Personality from Kingston upon Hull, England. Recently, he signed a deal with Manchester United in June 2019.
Furthermore, the 21-year-old footballer plays as a winger for Premier League club “Wales national team”. He started his career and made debut with his Swansea City first-team as a late substitute on 6 February 2018.
Moreover, the player also scored in the 82nd minute in a match against Notts County. Later, Daniel made league debut with the same club on August 17, 2018. It was a draw match against Birmingham City in the EFL Championship.
In addition, James also wanted to join Leeds United club and initially, both the clubs agreed with £10 million fees. However, an hour before the transfer window, Swansea again signed the talented young player.
Recently, on June 11, 2019, Manchester United signed him with £15 million as a transfer fee. He also underwent a medical with Premier League club. The United officially declared of signing Daniel on a five-year contract.
Early Life, Parents & Profile
The professional football player was born on the 10th of November 1997 in Kingston upon Hull, England. Therefore, Daniel James’ age is 21 years old, as of 2018. His father “Kevan James” suddenly passed away last month in 2019.
But there is no information about Daniel’s mother. Furthermore, the football player also has an elder sibling i.e. a brother “Alex James”. He graduated from South Hunsley School. In 2014, James joined Swansea City A.F.C. and became a part of their U18 academy side.
Moreover, he also played an integral part during the 2016-17 season of the Swansea U23 side. With his amazing performance, James also selected in the first team squad in January 2016.
His first match was for the FA Cup against Oxford United. However, he didn’t get the chance to go to the field. Currently, he plays as a winger and attacking midfielder for Manchester United.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Full Birth Name||Daniel Owen James.|
|Profession||Professional Football Player and Instagram Personality.|
|Age (As of 2019)||21 years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||November 10, 1997.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Kingston upon Hull, England.|
|Famous For||Recently signed a deal with Manchester United.|
|Awards||1. won Swansea City Best Newcomer of the Year 2018–19.
2. Swansea City Community Champion 2018–19.
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Scorpio.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 7".
Centimeters: 170 cm.
Meters: 1.7 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 78 Kg.
Pounds: 171 lbs.
|Biceps Size||14 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||40-30-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||8.|
|Tattoos details?||Will Update.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Social Media Accounts||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/daniel_james97/
|Parents||Father: Kevan James.
Mother: Not Known.
|Siblings||Brother: Alex James.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Girlfriend & Fiancee||Ria Hughes.|
|School||South Hunsley School.|
|Alma Mater||will update.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Holland.
Actress: Jennifer Lawrence.
|Dream Holiday Destination||France.|
|Love to do||Listen to music and Play Video Games.|
|Favorite Dishes||Pan Cake, Fries, Chicken & Cheese Burger.|
|Net worth (Approx.)||$15 Million US Dollars (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings per month||Will update.|
|Office Address||Will Update.|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||Will Update.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Daniel James
- Wikipedia: His real full birth name is Daniel Owen James.
- He qualifies to play for Wales through his dad as Kevan was born in Aberdare.
- Daniel also received his first senior call up in 2017 for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. His qualifying match was against Serbia.
- As of relationship, the footballer is in a relationship with his girlfriend “Ria Hughes”. They are dating for quite some time and often upload pictures with each other on social media. He has also wished his love partner on her birthday.
- On 30 June 2017, James also signed for League One club Shrewsbury Town on loan.
- His first breakthrough league goal for the Swansea City took place on 24 November 2018.
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- The 21-year-old James played in a 4–1 home defeat against Norwich City.
- On Instagram, the football player has an amazing fan following with 309+ k followers.
- He entertains his followers with his personal as well as professional pictures.
- Daniel James’ height is 5 Feet 7 Inches (170 centimeters tall).
- He also possesses a slim, flexible, and strong physique with a body weight of 78 kilograms (171 pounds).