Who is Harry Redknapp? I'm a Celebrity 2018 star's wife, children, age, net worth and more facts

18 November 2018, 18:47 | Updated: 18 November 2018, 18:51

Harry Redknapp
Harry Redknapp. Picture: ITV

By Tom Eames

Harry Redknapp is one of the stars heading to the jungle this year.

The football legend will appear in the 2018 series of I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!, but what is he famous for and what teams has he managed in the past?

Here's all you need to know about Harry Redknapp:

  1. Who is Harry Redknapp?

    Harry Redknapp is an English football manager, and is currently an advisor to Central Coast Mariners and a director at Wimborne Town.

    He has previously managed Bournemouth, West Ham United, Portsmouth (twice), Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur, Queens Park Rangers and Birmingham City.

    In his second era at Portsmouth, he won the 2008 FA Cup, and also took Tottenham into the UEFA Champions League.

    In 2012, he was highly tipped to become the next England manager, but the role went to Roy Hodgson.

  2. Who is Harry Redknapp's wife?

    Harry and Sandra Redknapp
    Harry and Sandra Redknapp. Picture: Getty

    Harry is married to his longtime partner Sandra Redknapp. They met at a pub when he was just 17, and they married four years later in 1967.

    Sandra was the subject of a bizarre incident in 2016, when Harry accidentally ran over her foot with his car.

    “As I went to drive off, I drove over her ankle, basically," he said at the time. "She fell head first into the road. It has made a mess of her ankle.”

  3. Harry Redknapp age: How old is he?

    Harry Redknapp was born on March 2, 1947. He celebrated his 71st birthday in 2018.

    He was born in Poplar, London, and was the only child of Henry Joseph William Redknapp (1922–1996) and Violet May Brown (1924–2001).

  4. Harry Redknapp sons: Who are his children?

    Harry and Jamie Redknapp
    Harry and Jamie Redknapp. Picture: Getty

    Harry and Sandra have two sons: Jamie Redknapp, the former Liverpool and England midfielder and now a football pundit, and Mark Redknapp, a model.

    Jamie made his professional football debut under his father at Bournemouth in 1990.

    Harry's grandson via his son Mark, also called Harry Redknapp, signed for Bournemouth in May 2014.

    His nephew is former England midfielder Frank Lampard, whose parents are Sandra's late twin sister, Patricia, and Harry's former teammate Frank Lampard, Sr.

  5. What is Harry Redknapp's net worth?

    Harry Redknapp has an estimated net worth of around £13.9 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Meet the I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! 2018 cast:

- Rita Simons
- John Barrowman
- Malique Thompson-Dwyer
- Emily Atack
- Anne Hegerty
- Harry Redknapp
- Sair Khan
- Nick Knowles
- James McVey
- Fleur East