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Dwight Yorke – Biography, Age, Wife, Career & Net Worth

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Dwight Yorke (born 3 November 1971) is a Trinidadian and Tobagonian former professional footballer who played as a forward.

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Dwight Yorke Age

He was born on the 3rd of November 1971 in Canaan, Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago. As of 2020, he is 49 years old and celebrates his birthday on November 3rd every year.

Dwight Yorke Wife

Yorke had a brief relationship with former model and writer Katie Price, with whom he has a son, Harvey, who is autistic, partially blind, and suffers from the Prader–Willi syndrome genetic condition.

Yorke admitted to being unfaithful to Price during their relationship and, as a result, playing no involvement in their son’s upbringing in an interview.

Career

On a tour of the West Indies in 1989, Yorke was found by Graham Taylor, the manager of Aston Villa at the time. Yorke, who was 17 at the time, participated in a friendly match against Aston Villa, and Taylor was impressed enough to offer him a trial at Villa.

Yorke was a major figure in Manchester United’s historic triple of the Premier League, FA Cup, and UEFA Champions League in his first season, creating a legendary relationship with Andy Cole.

Yorke joined Blackburn Rovers in July 2002 for a fee of £2 million, with the possibility of an increase to £2.6 million.

Yorke joined Birmingham City on a one-year agreement with the option of a second on August 31, 2004, transfer deadline day.

Yorke signed a one-year contract with Sydney FC in 2005, earning a salary of $1 million per season.

Yorke’s transfer to Sunderland was announced on August 31, 2006. Yorke was reunited with ex-teammate and Sunderland boss Roy Keane following the £200,000 (A$ $500,000) trade.

Yorke has been capped 72 times for the Trinidad and Tobago national team, scoring 19 goals, although he has also featured in over 100 non-international friendlies for T&T.

Yorke signed a two-year deal to work as a pundit for Sky Sports on August 14, 2011.

Dwight Yorke Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $25 million which he has earned as a footballer.

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