Who is Kyle Walker-Peters?
Kyle Leonardus Walker-Peters is a well-recognized English professional footballer who plays for the Premier League club Southampton and the England national team as a full-back.
How old is Kyle Walker-Peters?
Kyle Leonardus Walker-Peters is currently aged 25 years as of 2022, born on April 13, 1997, in Edmonton, London, England. He shares his birthday with famous people including Ron Perlman, Jonathan Brandis, Allison Williams, Samuel Beckett, Kelli Giddish, Jos Gordon, Carmen Carrera, DeVon Franklin, and Hunter Pence, among others.
Kyle Walker-Peters Family
Who are Kyle Walker-Peters’s parents?
Kyle Leonardus Walker-Peters was born in Edmonton, London to Mary Walker-Peters and Dennis Walker-Peters. He is the nephew of Phil Walker, who was a professional footballer playing for Millwall and Charlton Athletic. His parents are very strict with his bringing up and ensured he was on the right path. He has Jamaican ancestry although he was born in England.
Does Kyle Walker-Peters have siblings?
He does not have any siblings as he was born to his parents as the only child in the family.
Kyle Walker-Peters Education
Walker-Peters has not shared his academic and educational background and qualifications with the media.
Kyle Walker-Peters Partner
Walker-Peters has not been linked to any relationship in the past or the present by the media. He has kept his dating life very private and is known to be single and not married to date.
Kyle Walker-Peters Children
He is currently single and not married and has also not been linked to any relationships and does not have any children of his own to date.
Kyle Walker-Peters Height
He has a well-built, athletic, and muscular body adding up to a height of 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m), and weighs 62 kg (136 lbs).
Kyle Walker-Peters Career
On July 1, 2013, Kyle signed for Tottenham Hotspur. He then made his senior team debut in the post-season tour of Malaysia and Australia in May 2015. In December 2015, Peters earned Premier League Under-21 player of the month for Spurs. February 2017 saw him sign a new deal until 2019. At the beginning of the 2017-18 season, e made his full Premier League debut over Newcastle United assisting to earn Tottenham a 2-0 away win at St James’ Park. Sky Sports went on to award Peters Man of the Match. He then scored his first goal for Tottenham in the 6-1 victory over Rochdale in the 5th round FA Cup tie on February 28, 2018.
In the 2018-19 season, he made his first start of the season on October 31, 2017, in the EFL Cup tie against West Ham United where Tottenham won 3-1. Kyle also had his first appearance in the Premier League this season as a substitute in the game over Leicester City. He then signed a new five-year deal with Tottenham on December 10, 2018, after a deal signed earlier in May of the same year. Peters then made his first start in the Champions League in the group stage against Barcelona, and despite a moment of poor play that resulted in a Barcelona goal, Kyle performed well to block a goal in the second half. The game ended 1-1, which sent Tottenham through into the knockout stage together with their opponents.
On December 26, 2018, he registered 3 assists in a 5-0 home win over Bournemouth. He became the youngest player, aged 21 years and 257 days to provide 3 assists in a Premier League game since Jermaine Pennant (aged 20 years and 227 days) made 3 in August 2003 for Leeds United over Middlesbrough.
2019-20 season: Loan to Southampton
Walker-Peters joined fellow Premier League side Southampton on loan until the end of the season on January 29, 2020. He then made his league debut against Burnley which Southampton lost 2-1 on February 15, 2020. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic that suspended the Premier League season, he would not play again for Southampton until their 3-0 win over Norwich on June 19, 2020. He concluded the season with 10 appearances for the club.
2020-21 season: Permanent move to Southampton
Walker-Peters signed a permanent, five-year deal with the club for a reported fee of £12 million on August 11, 2020. He then began his first game since his permanent move in a 1-0 loss to Crystal Palace on September 12, 2020. Peters was originally shown a straight red card by referee Jon Moss, but after Moss reviewed the pitchside monitor the decision was downgraded to a yellow card. On November 6, 2020, he appeared in a 2-0 win over Newcastle which sent Southampton to the summit of the English top flight for the first time since 1988.
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl stated on January 25, 2021, that Kyle had sustained a muscle injury. Walker-Peters then came back from injury and began in the FA Cup against Wolves which ended in a 2-0 win on February 11, 2021. He concluded the season with 35 appearances in all competitions.
Southampton signed right-back Tino Livramento for £5 million, adding competition for Walker-Peters on August 2, 2021. With the addition of Livramento, he starred as a left-back during parts of the season. He later made his first appearance of the season in Southampton’s 1-1 draw with Manchester United after he replaced Romain Perraud on August 22, 2021. On August 25, 2021, he scored his first professional goal for Southampton in an 8-0 away win over Newport County in the EFL Cup. It was the biggest away victory in their history. On January 22, 2022, he scored his first Premier League goal in a 1-1 draw over Manchester City.
Born in England, Kyle is of Jamaican ancestry. Walker-Peters was picked to participate in the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup by coach Paul Simpson. He then played in 5 matches and the final in which he assisted England to win the first World Cup since 1966. Kyle then received his first call-up to the senior England team for friendlies against Switzerland and the Ivory Coast on March 21, 2022. After five days, he made his senior debut in a 2-1 win over Switzerland.
Kyle Walker-Peters Net Worth
English professional footballer Walker-Peters plays as a full-back for the Premier League and the England national team. He has been active from 2015 to the present earning £1,200,000 and has a net worth of around $5 million as of 2023.