Who is John Terry?

John Terry is an English former professional football player who was once a captain of the England national football team. He is also regarded as one of the best defenders of all the time and was a captain of the Chelsea football club in the English Premier League and the England national team. Likewise, he is also known for UEFA Club Defender of the Year in 2005, 2008, and 2009.

Quick Info
Full NameJohn George Terry
Birth DateDecember 7, 1980
Birth PlaceBarking, England
FatherTed Terry
MotherSue Terry
BrotherPaul Terry
Height6 feet and 3 inches (185cm/1.85m)
Weight90 kg (198lbs)
Body Measurement42-34-15 inches
HairDark Brown
WifeToni Poole
KidsGeorgia and Summer
Net Worth$70 million

His jersey number was 26 and 6 in his shirt for Chelsea and England, respectively. He played his first match representing Chelsea on October 28, 1998, and his debut international match representing England in June 2003. Moreover, while he was representing Chelsea, he made his appearance in more than 500 games scoring 41 goals. He is currently the assistant head coach of the Aston Villa football club.

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John George Terry was born on December 7, 1980, in Barking, England. His parents were Ted Terry and Sue Terry having two sons Paul Terry and himself. Paul is his older brother, who is also a former professional football player. He also had few nicknames like Lion, Mad Man, Terror, and Mr. Chelsea. He is currently 39 years old with a Sagittarius sun sign.

Nationality and Physical Stats

John Terry holds a British nationality and is non-religious. Besides, he stands 6 feet and 3 inches (185cm/1.85m) tall and weighs around 90 kg (198lbs). John has a slim body type measuring 42-34-15 inches, respectively. He has a pair of green-colored eyes with dark brown hair color.

Early Life/ Education

John Terry studied at Eastbury Community School in London. During his childhood days, he used to play for a local team named Senrab. Then Terry played as a midfielder for West Ham United football club during his youth time. He was just 14 years old when he moved to Chelsea and played as a youth team. He then professionally began his career after he completed his schooling education.

Personal Life

John Terry previously fated many women, including Rebecca Ryan. Jenny Barker, Vanessa Perroncel, and many more. He then tied his knot to Toni Poole on June 15, 2007. This couple together has twins, daughters named Georgia and Summer, born in 2006.

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John Terry is active in his social media accounts. His Instagram account (@johnterry.26) has 5.2 million followers. Likewise, his Facebook page has 416 thousand likes and 828.3 thousand followers. He does not have an official Twitter account.


Football club career

John Terry landed his debut match in Chelsea on October 28, 1998, as a late substitute. He received his limelight in this club in the 2001-2002 season. He also became captain of the team on December 5, 2001, by the coach Desailly and his first caption ship was in a Premier League match against Charlton Athletic. They then showed their victory over the various club like Charlton, West Ham United, Tottenham Hotspur, and Fulham in the semifinal, where Terry scored a winning goal. But this team lost against Arsenal in the final with 1-0. After Desailly’s retirement, John was placed as a vice-captain but was again appointed as club captain by José Mourinho.

In his captainship, Chelsea won the Premier League title of season 2004-2005. It was also regarded as a breaking fashion with the best defensive record in Football League history. He was also named as Player of the Year by his fellow mates. Likewise, in 2005-2006 they again won the title of Premier League after winning against Manchester United with 3-0. Overall, during his captainship, the team have won Premier League titles for five times, FA Cups for four times, League Cups for three times, UEFA Europa League, and UEFA Champions League title for one time. He is also regarded as one the most successful captain of Chelsea to lead his team to win 5 Premier League titles.

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Furthermore, on July 3, 2017, he made a contract with Championship club Aston Villa. He landed his first play for this club on August 5, 2017, with a draw against Hull City. John also led victory against Fulham in the Championship on October 21, 2017, scoring the winning goal with 2-1. He is currently the assistant head coach of the Aston Villa football club.

International Career

John Terry represented his country England for international matches. During the 2005 FIFA World Cup, they played against Poland and qualified for it. He also scored his first goal in 2006 against Hungary and won a victory with 3-1. Likewise, on June 1, 2007, he became the first player in the senior England team to score an international goal. He also captained for England football team for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Overall, Terry has scored six goals for England National Team.


John Terry has achieved many important titles and honors for his outstanding performance in his playing career. In 2005, 2008, and 2009, he has won the UEFA Club Defender of the Year. He is also known as the PFA Player of the Year in 2005. Worldwide, he was regarded as the third-best passer with a fast rate of 91%.

Net Worth

John Terry is a unique former football player who is known worldwide. His net worth as of 2020 is $70 million.