Andrew “Freddie” Flintoff MBE is an English television and radio presenter and former international cricketer. Flintoff played all forms of the game and was one of the sport’s leading all rounders, a fast medium pace bowler, middle order batsman and slip fielder.

Freddie Flintoff, Former England sports personality

Freddie has been all over social media for the past day after appearing in a television series DNA Journey. His appearance led him to the discovery that his great grandfather was a wanted criminal. That development has left Flintoff utterly shocked, as that was the least of his expectations.

 Freddie’s age and early life and education.

Freddie was born on 6th December 1977 in Preston, Lancashire, England. The sports personality is aged 43 as at 2021 when this post was created. Flintoff’s father Colin was a plumber and factory maintenance worker and the captain of Dutton Forshaw second XI cricket team. Andrew attended Greenlands Community Primary School and Ribbleton Hall High School (subsequently renamed City of Preston High School). His first trip abroad at age 14 was to Argentina. At City of Preston High School, he performed well academically, passing nine GCSEs, but he did not want to stay in education and left school at 16. As a boy he played cricket for the Lancashire Schools under-11s and under-15s teams and he was also a keen chess player. He then played for two and a half years in the England under-19 team.

England under-19 team posing for a photo before a game

 Andrew Flintoff Family and personal life

Flintoff married Rachael Wools in March 2005 at Knightsbridge, London.

Freddie Flintoff with his beautiful wife Rachael Wools Flintoff

The couple was blessed with 4 children, Rocky, Holly, Preston and Coley. He has the names of his wife and children tattooed on his left shoulder. Flintoff, once a Liverpool FC fan in his youth, is a supporter of Manchester City. In his 2005 autobiography, Being Freddie, Flintoff admitted he had little or no interest in football at the time and only visited the football stadiums for the social atmosphere.

Freddie Flintoff with his family. this was before the birth of the fourth child

Flintoff’s father, Colin, and his brother, Chris, both played cricket, with Colin still playing for Whittingham Cricket Club near Preston.

In 2011, Flintoff was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of Preston-based Myerscough College. Flintoff’s cousin is John-Paul Flintoff, an author, broadcaster and journalist. “Flintoff Way” in Preston is named after their grandparents.

  Freddie Flintoff Net worth

Nicknamed Freddie Flintoff, former English cricketer Andrew Flintoff has an estimated net worth of $15 million. He accumulated his net worth while playing for Lancashire County Cricket Club, Indian Premiere League team Chennai Super Kings and England. After retiring from cricket due to a knee injury, he has become a broadcaster and professional boxer.


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