Freddie Flintoff Net Worth

A former English cricketer,  Freddie Flintoff amassed his fortune when playing for Lancashire County Cricket Club, Chennai Super Kings of the Indian Premier League and England. His cricket career is iconic and has transitioned into television.

Since his successful cricket career, Freddie Flintoff has been in the limelight. It is said that he is someone who never stops for his most recent television appearance. He was seen cycling around the United Kingdom to raise money for Unicef alongside a whole host of celebrities.

A lot of people actually know that his career never goes out. So, it does not wonder if the public wants to know about his net worth. If you’re also looking for the information about what his wealth is, let’s see our post below!

Freddie Flintoff Net Worth

What’s Freddie Flintoff’ Net Worth?

It is reported that Freddie Flintoff’s net worth is estimated to approximately $20 million that is equivalent to around £14.5 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Certainly, most of his wealth comes from his cricket career where he has played for Lancashire County Cricket Club.

After retiring from cricket career because of a knee injury, Freddie has also made his wealth to be a broadcaster, real estate developer, author and also entrepreneur. It was also reported that Freddie was involved in development along Mancunian Way to construct a new tower block in 2018. The two structures were then known as the ‘Flintoff Towers’.

How Is Freddie Flintoff’s Career?

Freddie started his career as a fast bowler and slip fielder playing for Lancashire County Cricket Club. His performance is consistently rated as one of the top international all rounders in both Test cricket by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and One Day International (ODI).

In 1998, Freddie made his England debut and then developed into a key player. Following his debut in 1998, he served as both captain and vice-captain and also became an integral player for England.

Unfortunately, through most of his professional career, Freddie suffered regular injuries, because of his heavy frame and bowling action. He then played in only 13 of England’s 36 Test Matches during the period 2007 – 2009. However, he nevertheless remained a core member of the England squad.

On July 15, 2019, Freddie finally announced his retirement from Test Cricket at the conclusion of the 2009 Ashes series on August 24. But, he made himself available for future ODI and Twenty20 International commitments.

On September 7, 2009, Freddie reportedly suffered a deep vein thrombosis following knee surgery. Finally, he announced his retirement from  all forms of cricket on 16th September 2010. Afterwards, he seemed to make his professional boxing debut on November 30th, 2012.

Freddie actually won in a unanimous decision against American Richard Dawson. Then, he earned a bunch of awards including BBC Sports Personality third place in 2004, BBC Sports Personality of the year 2005 and MMC Spirit of the Cricket Award 2005.

There are also a number of TV films and documentaries that have been made about Freddie’ life. He talked openly about the severe effects of depression, bulimia and mental health in Freddie Flintoff: Hidden Side of Sport that aired on BBC One in 2012, an interview with Steve Harmison, Ricky Hatton, Vinnie Jones and others.

In the interview, Freddie also addressed his own problems as England captain under the media spotlight at the highest point of his game. He then illustrated the social stigma of talking about depression in the eyes of an often brutal public.

In addition to being a professional cricketer, Freddie also became a host after his retirement. It was known that he has hosted ‘Don’t Rock the Boat’ (2020), Carnage, Top Gear and also Total Wipeout – Freddy & Paddy Takeover. Moreover, he was recently featured in DNA journey. According to the information on Top Gear, Freddie’s salary is known to be £500,000 per season.

Freddie also has become an author where he has written a number of books throughout his career including:

    • Being Freddie: My Story Thus Far (2005)
    • Freddie: My World (2006)
    • Andrew Flintoff: My Life in Pictures (2004)
    • Second Innings: My Sporting Life (2015)
    • Freddie Flintoff: Ashes to Ashes (2009)
    • Good Times
    • Bad Times (2008)
    • Do You Know What? Freddie Flintoff’s Life (2018)

How Is Freddie Flintoff’s Career

What Awards and Achievement Did Freddie Earn?

As a professional cricket player, it seems to lead Freddie to earn a bunch of awards and achievements. It was reported that Freddie is the 13th highest in Test Cricket with 219 wickets and the third highest English wicket-taker in one-day international cricket with 168 wickets. Those figures include wickets that were taken for the ICC World XI.

In one-day internationals, Freddie is also the 9th highest English run-scorer with a total of 2,975. In 1997, he was also Lancashire’s winner of the NBC Denis Compton Award. In Test Cricket, he also holds the record for the most sixes scored for England. The scores were actually beating Ian Botham’s record of 67 with a six off India’s Piyush Chawla in Mohali on March 11, 2006.

Moreover, Freddie is also known as only the 7th player to have battled on all five days of a Test Match. He achieved this feat at Mohali in the same match where he broke the sixes record. Additionally, he is also one of only ten players on both bowling and batting honours boards at Lord’s.

A Few Words about Freddie’s Personal Life

Freddie Flintoff was born on December 6, 1977 in Preston, Lancashire, England. He attended Greenlands Community Primary School and Ribbleton Hall High School. When he was 14 years old, he took his first trip to Argentina. In March 2005, Freddie married Rachael Wools at Knightsbridge, London. Then, they have four children together.

His father  Colin was a plumber and factory maintenance worker who is also known as the captain of Dutton Forshaw second IX cricket team. For more information, his father and his brother, Chris are both cricket players. Well, the ability of playing cricket professionally cannot be separated from his father’s cricket plays.