September 30, 2023

Gary Lineker Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 8, 2020

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Short Biography

Gary Lineker was born on 30-11-1960 in Leicester in the state of Leicestershire, United Kingdom. He is an English Football Player, Broadcaster & Football Commentator.

Other Name: Gary Winston Lineker
Other Professions: Broadcaster Football Commentator

Gary Lineker Complete Bio & Career

Gary Winston Lineker was born on 30 November 1960. He is a footballer. He completed his studies from Caldecote Road school and Leicester boys Grammar school. He knew both cricket and football. He remained the captain of the cricket team in Leicestershire school. His teachers often said about him that he lays a great focus on football as compared to his studies. He made his debut at filbert street.
He scored the second division in the match and accordingly was promoted a year later. He had a partnership with Alan Smith. He was later signed by Everton in 1985 for an extensive amount of 800,000. He scored 30 goals in the first division. With the help of Lineker, Everton reached the final round but lost the match to Liverpool. His final match with Everton was with west ham united. He not only played but also won. He regarded his Everton team as his best.
Then Barcelona signed him for 2.8 Million in 1986. This happened after he won the golden boot at the world cup. He made his debut against Racing Santander. He defeated Dundee united in another game. He was then signed by Tottenham Hotspur for 1.1 Million. A 2-year contract was signed by him with Nagoya Grampus Eight. He also played from England’s side against Scotland. He played for the 1990 world cup and scored four goals. He regards football as a simple game. Then he announced his retirement.

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Gary Lineker Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He is the son of Barry Linekar and Margaret Abbs. He has a brother named, Wayne. He is married to Michelle Cockayne and Danielle Bux and has 4 children.

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Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Grey

Personal Info

Home Town Leicester, England
Nationality British
Address England
School Caldecote School, Leicester Boys Grammar School
College N/A
Qualification Graduate
Marital Status Married
Salary 1.75 Million Euros
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Place San Francisco
Favorite Dress Formals
Favorite Accessories Ties

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Gary Lineker

  • He has been referred to as Leicester's favorite son.
  • He gave 5 Million to rescue his club.

Gary Lineker Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

62 years, 10months, 0 day old age Gary Lineker will turn 63 on 30 November, 2023. Only 1 months, 30 days, 21 hours,2 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Gary Lineker has celebrated the total number of 63 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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