Wayne Rooney
Wayne Rooney
Real Name/Full Name Wayne Mark Rooney
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Wayne Rooney
Birth Place: Croxteth, Liverpool in United Kingdom
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 24 October 1985
Age/How Old: 38 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres –176 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 83 Kg
In Pounds – 182 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Light brown
Parents Name: Father – Thomas Wayne Rooney.
Mother –Jeanette Marie Rooney
Siblings: Two (Graham and John)
School: De La Salle school
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: British
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Coleen  McLaughlin Rooney
Kids/Children Name: Kai Wayne Rooney, Klay Anthony Rooney, Kit Joseph Rooney, Cass Mac Rooney.
Profession: English footballer
Net Worth: $180 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Wayne Rooney is an English football manager and former player who currently manages Championship club Derby County, for which he previously served as interim player-manager. Rooney has played much of his career as a forward, and he has been used in various midfielder roles. He has the record of highest goal scorer for the England national team and Manchester United.

Well, how well do you know about Wayne Rooney? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Wayne Rooney’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Wayne Rooney to date.

Biography and Early Life

Wayne Rooney was born in Croxteth, Liverpool, on 24 October 1985. He is the firstborn son of Jeanette Marie and Thomas Wayne Rooney. His parents were Christian, and hence he was raised in a Roman Catholic Church. He grew up In Everton with his family and his younger brother. The whole family supported Everton. Rooney always played soccer with his brother in the yard. Since his childhood, Rooney has always admired Brazilian striker Ronaldo.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Wayne Rooney in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Wayne Rooney’s age is 38 years old as of today’s date 14th April 2024 having been born on 24 October 1985. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 176 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 182 lbs in Pound and 83 kg in Kilograms.


Not much information has been given concerning Rooney’s educational background. The much we know was that he attended school together with his two brothers. They all went to our Lady and St Swithin’s primary school and da La Salle School.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Wayne Rooney With Wife Coleen Rooney
Wayne Rooney With Wife Coleen Rooney

Wayne Rooney is a married man. He is married to Coleen Rooney. The two got engaged after dating for about six years. They engaged in 2003, and five years later, they got married in 2008. Coleen started dating at a very young age. She was only 16 years when they began dating. At first, their relationship seemed not serious. This is because it was rumored that Rooney used to visit massage parlors and prostitutes. But all in all, they stood together and overcame it; the love between them blossom that led to marriage.

The two got married in July 2008. In front of their parents and friends. The wedding took place at a church located in Italy. After their wedding, they hosted a party on a yacht. God blessed them with their firstborn a year later after their marriage. In 2013, they got their second-born child. It’s during that time that there were rumors Wayne Rooney paid Jennifer Thomson for one night. However, they stood together as couples and overcame it. They got their third child in 2014. Currently, the family lives together as a happy family; God has blessed them with four children.

Is Wayne Rooney Gay?

Wayne Rooney is not gay. He has a straight sexual orientation. Besides that, Rooney is married to one female wife. The almighty God has blessed them with four children. Rooney has not been involved in any controversy that might suggest him to be gay.

Professional Career

Wayne Rooney ventured at his young age. He played football with the Liverpool schoolboys. He held the organizations’ record for most goals scored in a single season, scoring seventy-two goals. As he continues to grow, his star in football becomes bright.  He started playing for Everton, making his senior debut in 2002. He was the youngest ever goalscorer at Everton at the age of 16 years.

In 2004 he joined Manchester United, where he played until 2017. His career with the organization has been distinguished, as everyone could expect, to break records with the team. Like many big soccer players, Rooney also has a career in international football as well, and he has played in several World cups.

While in Everton, Rooney scored 15 goals in 67 appearances and 183 goals in 393 caps with Manchester. He also scored 53 goals representing England In international games at the senior level. Rooney played as a forward or attacking midfielder.


Wayne Rooney has been very successful in his career; his name by itself is an icon in the world of soccer. Through his hard work and excellence in his career, he has won innumerable awards both as a team and individually. Some of the awards include; BBC young player of the years he won in 2002, FIFOPro Young player of the year in 2005, sir Matts Busby player of the year he won in 2006 and 2010. FIFA Club World Cup golden ball in 2008. He also won the golden boot landmark award winner 2009/2010. In 2016 he also won FWA Footballer of the year among many other awards and nominations.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Wayne Rooney in 2024

Wayne Rooney Net Worth
Wayne Rooney Net Worth

Wayne Rooney is not only a famous footballer but also a very rich person. His basic wages in Manchester United was 250,000 pounds a week and rose to 300,000 pounds. As of 2024, his estimated net worth is estimated to be $180 million. All this wealth he has amazed throughout his career.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Rooney and her wife didn’t have a serious relationship at first. Rooney was rumored to visit a massage parlor and prostitutes, but they finally overcame and got married.

Wayne Rooney has been very successful in his career, and he is a professional football player who plays for DC united. He is also the former captain of the England national team and former captain of Manchester United. He is a role model to many in the career of football.


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