Joey Barton Net Worth: What Is His Annual Salary?

Joey Barton net worth

Joey Barton Net Worth reflects the substantial fortune he has amassed throughout his career in professional football and management.

Joey was born in the UK city of Huyton, Merseyside. With Newcastle United, Manchester City, and Olympique Marseille, he amassed a net worth of $11 million. 

The football player is a Virgo and is currently 41 years old; he is dating Amanda Harrington.

Barton is the eldest of four brothers born in Huyton, Merseyside.

He moved in with his father and grandmother on a different estate after his parents divorced when he was 14.

He attributes his work ethic to his father and his ability to resist the lure of recreational drugs to the influence of his grandmother.

Joseph Sr., his father, was a roofer and a semi-professional football player for Northwich Victoria.

Barton was a talented rugby league prospect and an avid participant in physical education classes at his alma mater, St. Thomas Becket. He had ten GCSEs when he graduated.

Who is Joey Barton?

Joseph Anthony Barton, born on September 2, 1982, is a distinguished former footballer from England who has transitioned into a successful career as a football manager.

Joey Barton

Played 269 Premier League games, 130 for Manchester City.

Barton, from Huyton, Merseyside, joined Manchester City in 2002 from their junior system.

Over the next five years, he made over 150 first-team appearances, earning his only England cap in February 2007 despite criticizing players.

In July 2007, he joined Newcastle United for £5.8 million.

Left for Queens Park Rangers in August 2011 after four years, and was loaned to Marseille in 2012.

Returned from loan the following season, helped QPR win Championship play-offs to join Premier League.

QPR was relegated again, and Barton was released at the season’s conclusion.

Burnley signed him for a year in 2015, helping them gain promotion to the Premier League, but he joined Rangers in May 2016. 

He joined Fleetwood Town as a manager in June 2018 after being suspended from football for betting in April 2017.

Barton’s life and career have been defined by controversy and discipline. He was convicted twice of violent offenses. 

He received a six-month term for common assault and affray in Liverpool City Centre on 20 May 2008. 

Barton was freed on July 28, 2008, after 74 days in prison. 

He received a four-month suspended sentence on July 1, 2008, for assaulting former teammate Ousmane Dabo on the training ground on May 1, 2007.

His Manchester City career terminated with this incident.

The Football Association has accused Barton of violent conduct three times.

For assaulting Dabo, hitting Morten Gamst Pedersen in the stomach, and attacking three players on the final day of the 2011–12 season.

Career

He joined Everton’s youth system to become a professional player, although he played for Liverpool at 14. He failed trials at Nottingham Forest because he was too tiny to play football. 

Barton said club rejections made him more driven to achieve as a footballer and prove his critics wrong. He debuted for Manchester City’s under-17s in 1999.  

Joey Barton career

He made his reserve team debut in his final year as a trainee in 2000–01.

The team debated releasing Barton, but in the off-season, they offered him his first professional deal. 

Over two years, he moved from under-19s to reserve football. He became a first-team player in 2002–03.

In April 2018, League One team Fleetwood Town announced that Barton would take over as manager on 2 June when his ban expired. He quit playing after taking over.

His management career began with a 1–0 home loss against AFC Wimbledon on 4 August 2018.

South Yorkshire Police began an inquiry into Barton’s tunnel assault on rival manager Daniel Stendel during a 4–2 away loss to Barnsley on April 13, 2019.

Barton was charged with actual bodily harm in July 2019 and bailed until October 9. His plea was not guilty. He was named Manager of the Month two days later.

Barton pleaded not guilty to assault causing actual bodily injury at Sheffield Crown Court on November 6, 2019. Provisional trial date: 1 June 2020.

The club announced Barton’s imminent departure on 4 January 2021. He quit his 10th-placed League One team.

Barton was acquitted of assaulting Stendel on 6 December 2021.

Joey Barton Net worth

As of 2023, Joey Barton net worth is around $11 million. He assembled his massive fortune as a player and a manager.

Joey Barton receives a salary of $400,000 a year, or $0.05 a second, $0.3 per minute, $19 per hour, $1140 per day, $8,000 per week, and $32,000 per month.

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