Benjamin James Chilwell is a famous Soccer Player, who was born on December 21, 1996, in the United Kingdom. He is an English soccer defensive back who made his Premier League debut with Leicester City in 2015. He’s also played for Huddersfield Town on loan.
Ben Chilwell’s Club Career
The English international joined Leicester City’s academy aged 12 in 2009 having played in Rushden & Diamonds’ centre of excellence. He won their Academy Player of the Year award at the end of the 2014–15 season.
After the fullback featured for the club in pre-season under new manager Claudio Ranieri, he was given the number 30 shirt ahead of the 2015–16 season. Ben Chilwell made his first-team debut on 27 October 2015 in the club’s League Cup match against Hull City. He played the entire match as Leicester lost 5–4 on penalties following a 1–1 draw after extra time.
However, Ben Chilwell joined Championship club Huddersfield Town on a youth loan until 3 January 2016 on the 19th of November 2015. He later made his debut nine days later in a 2–0 home loss to Middlesbrough.
Still in 2016, 28th of July, he signed a new contract with Leicester until June 2021. Ben Chilwel however made his Premier League debut on 26 December in a 2–0 home defeat to Everton. After his performance, Chilwell received praise. And in total, he made 19 appearances across the 2016–17 season, including two in the UEFA Champions League, and scored his first career goal on 18 May 2017 in a 6–1 home loss to Tottenham Hotspur.
It is recorded that Ben Chilwell was sent off for the first time in his career on 13 January 2018 after receiving two yellow cards within five minutes of each other in a goalless draw away to Chelsea. The English international however signed a new contract with Leicester on 20 October, tying him to the club until June 2024.
The 25-year old signed for Leicester’s Premier League rivals Chelsea on 26 August 2020 on a five-year contract for an undisclosed fee reported by BBC Sport to be £45 million. It is in the Chelsea book of record that ben Chilwel made his debut on 23 September, providing the assist for Olivier Giroud’s goal in a 6–0 home win against Barnsley in the third round of the EFL Cup after he came off from the bench. Chilwell scored the opening goal and assisted Kurt Zouma for the second on his first league start for the club on the 3rd of October, as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 4–0 at home.
Unfortunately for him, he sustained a ruptured cruciate ligament injury in a 4–0 home win during Chelsea’s 2021–22 UEFA Champions League group stage match against Juventus on 23 November 2021. Ben Chilwel was substituted in the second half after a coming together with Adrien Rabiot. On 28 December 2021, it was revealed in a statement by Chelsea that Chilwell would have to receive a surgical repair, which ruled him out for the rest of the season.
Ben Chilwell along with his then Leicester teammate Demarai Gray, was called up from the under-21 team to the full England squad in September 2018 for a friendly match against Switzerland. There, he made his debut in this match on 11 September, as a 79th-minute substitute for Danny Rose in a 1–0 home win. The book of record have it that upon taking to the pitch in the match at the King Power Stadium he became the first England player to debut at his club ground since Paul Scholes at Old Trafford in 1997. Ben Chilwell made his first start on 12 October in a goalless draw with Croatia in the 2018–19 UEFA Nations League A, in a match played behind closed doors.
The Chelsea wing back was named in the 26-man England squad for UEFA Euro 2020. Ben Chilwell and fellow England player Mason Mount were forced to self-isolate after coming into contact with Scotland player Billy Gilmour on the 22nd of June 2021, who tested positive for COVID-19 after England’s 0–0 draw with Scotland at the tournament.
Ben Chilwell’s net worth
According to the Forbes update, the Blues fullback has net worth is estimated at around $7 million. His salary is around $180,000 and his main source of income is from his career as a football player. Chilwell successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars. He is one of the instrumental players in the Chelsea team as of 2021.
Ben Chilwell Salary
Ben Chilwell earns £190,000 per week, £9,880,000 per year playing for Chelsea F.C. as a D/WB L.
Real Name: Ben Chilwell
Profession: professional footballer left-back,
Marital Status: unmarried
Girlfriend Name Not Known
Age: 25 Years (2021)
Height: (Approx.) 5 ft 11 inch, (1.80 m)
Weight: (Approx.) In kilograms – 65 Kg
Body Measurement: Not Known
Eye Colour: Hazel
Hair Colour: Brown
Shoe Size: Not Known
Date of Birth: 21 December 1996
Birth Place: Milton Keynes, England
Zodiac sign: Scorpio
School Name: Redborne Upper School
College Name: Not Known
Parents Name: Not Known
Sibling Name: Not Known
Children’s Name: Not Known
Source Of Income: Play Football
Net Worth $7 million Approx