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Reece James Basic Information
|Stage Name:||Reece James|
|Real Name:||Reece Lewis James|
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|Place of Birth:||Redbridge, Greater London|
|Marital Status:||In A Relationship|
Reece James Biography
James was raised in Redbridge, Greater London, and went to Syon and Isleworth schools. His family is strongly devoted to football. His sister Lauren joined Chelsea Women in July 2021 and is also a professional footballer.Nigel, their father, is a football coach. He has English ancestry through his mother and Grenadian and Dominican ancestry through his father.
James enrolled in the Chelsea academy as a youngster and graduated in 2017, the same year he was voted Academy Player of the Season and led the under-18s to the FA Youth Cup win. After a fruitful loan with Wigan Athletic of the Championship, he was elevated to the Chelsea first squad in 2019. In 2023, he was elected club captain. James played for England at several youth levels before receiving his first call-up to the main international team in October 2020. He won his first cap against Wales.
He comes from a football-loving family. Football coach Nigel is the father. via his father, he has Dominican and Grenadian ancestry, while via his mother, Emma, he has English ancestry. James lists the Chelsea youth team coaches Frank O’Brien, Joe Edwards, and Jody Morris as having had a significant impact on his career, along with his father, Nigel James.
His sister Lauren joined Chelsea Women in July 2021 and is also a professional footballer. For the first time in modern era for siblings to be representing the nation in football, Reece and his sister Lauren are representing England at the senior level.
He has no children yet
Currently, he is dating Mia McClenaghan. The couple started dating in the year 2020. Mia attends law school and has Irish ancestry. She has experience working for LUSH Cosmetics and interviewing candidates for Citizens Advice. Mia McClenaghan has worked as a volunteer at McKenzie Friend and dabbled in a number of other professions.
James signed with Chelsea at the age of six after beginning his playing career with Kew Park Rangers and Epsom Eagles (where Conor Gallagher was also a teammate). James started out with Chelsea in the gym, but when he was seven, he spent a brief time at West London rivals Fulham. In March 2017, he made his professional debut with Chelsea. He led the under-18s to the FA Youth Cup victory during the 2017–18 season, earning Academy Player of the Season honors. In June 2018, he agreed to a new, four-year contract with the team.
James signed a loan deal with Championship team Wigan Athletic in June 2018 for the coming campaign. He was chosen for the 2018–2019 Championship Team of the Season in March 2019. At Wigan Athletic’s season-ending ceremony, he took home three honors, including Player of the Year. James’ fourth goal in Chelsea’s 4-4 comeback draw with Ajax on November 5 made him the club’s youngest-ever UEFA Champions League scorer. On January 16, 2020, he agreed to a lengthy contract extension with Chelsea. James won the Champions League for the first time on May 29 when Chelsea defeated Manchester City 1-0 in the championship game in Porto.
James received a PFA Young Player of the Year nomination at the conclusion of the 2021 campaign. James committed to Chelsea until June 2028 after signing a new six-year contract on September 5, 2022. James has competed for England in youth competitions from under-18 to under-21. Following Raheem Sterling’s injury on October 5, 2020, manager Gareth Southgate called up James for the first time to the senior squad.
James was included in the 26-person England roster for the 2020 Euros. James missed the FIFA World Cup in Qatar in 2022 due to a knee injury he got while competing for Chelsea against AC Milan in the Champions League. Reece James has 188 games and 15 goals in his club football career as of December 27, 2022. He has made 15 appearances for England’s national team, known as “the Three Lions,” in terms of his country’s team.
James committed to Chelsea until June 2028 after signing a new six-year contract on September 5, 2022. While he received plaudits for his achievements in October 2022, he later experienced knee pain and needed to see a specialized physician. On December 27, 2022, he suffered an injury in his return game and had to be replaced after 53 minutes. He was out of the game for an additional four weeks. James was diagnosed with a hamstring issue on April 25, 2023, and the team announced that he will miss the remainder of the season. On August 9, 2023, James was appointed Chelsea’s club captain in César Azpilicueta’s absence.
James made a private donation in August 2020 and shared a link to a Crowdfunder website that was trying to raise money for Wigan to salvage his previous loan club. He urged others to follow by writing in the post, “Come on, let’s help @laticsofficial out.” James and Mason Mount’s teammate Marcus Rashford were recognized for their “amazing” philanthropic activities in January 2021. James had volunteered for The Felix Project, a charity with a presence in London, for the previous 18 months. With lucrative contracts with Chelsea FC and businesses like Nike and Beats by Dr. Dre, he has secured impressive endorsements and deals.
His net worth is estimated to be over $12 Million
He owns a Mercedes-AMG G63, Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class amongst other cars.
He lives in London, United Kingdom
Reece James has been able to maintain a certain level of seclusion in sharing his personal life with the media despite having a successful football career and being well-known to the general public. Additionally, he hasn’t given the press or his fan base a lot of information about his private life. Although he claims to have Jamaican ancestry and is also of Grenadian and Dominican descent, he identifies as English.