Freddie Flintoff Biography
Andrew “Freddie” Flintoff is an English television and radio presenter. He is a former cricket player. He made his debut in 1998 and would later serve as a captain and vice-captain for England. Freddie retired in 2009 and from all other forms of the game in 2010. After his retirement, he had one professional boxing fight in 2012 against American Richard Dawson. He won the fight. In 2019 he became BBC Two’s show Top Gear presenter.
Freddie Flintoff Age
Freddie was born on December 6, 1977, in Preston, Lancashire, England. The television presenter is 43 years old as of 2020.
Freddie Flintoff Height
Flintoff stands at a tall height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 meters). Information about his weight and body measurement is still under review and will be updated soon.
Freddie Flintoff Family
Flintoff was born and raised in Preston, Lancashire, England. His father Colin worked as a plumber and factory maintenance worker. He was also the captain of Dutton Forshaw’s second XI cricket team. His mother’s name is Susan Flintoff. He has one sibling called Chris Flintoff.
Freddie Flintoff Wife
Flintoff is married to Rachael. They tied the knot in March 2005 at Knightsbridge, London. Freddie and his wife have four children together; Rocky Flintoff, Holly Flintoff, Preston Flintoff, and Corey Flintoff. Despite him being a famous cricketer and television personality, Freddie has always preferred to keep his children’s lives away from the media. He has a left shoulder tattoo of his wife and children’s name.
Freddie Flintoff Cricket
Flintoff made his debut in 1998. Prior to that, he was captain of the England Under-19 team. It was for their 1996/7 match in Pakistan and against Zimbabwe in 1997. In 2005, he was able to hit 135 not out in Natwest Trophy against Surrey. After criticism about his weight, he hit 42 not out in a one-day game against Zimbabwe.
He scored his 2002 maiden Test Century. By the end of 2002, he had a total of just 19 with the bat and 47 with the ball, and 43 and 28 by the end of the 2005 Ashes series. In August 2005, he was able to break Ian Botham’s 1981 record of six sixes in an Ashes Test Match in the Second Test against Australia at Edgbaston.
Freddie became the captain and vice-captain of the team in 2006. However, in 2007, after Michael Vaughan returned from an injury, Freddie was replaced as captain but appointed as vice-captain. Freddie has suffered several injuries in his career. In the 2007 season, his ankle injury recurred. He was still able to play the 2007 ICC World Twenty20.
In 2009, Freddie retired from cricket. It was at the end of the 2009 Ashes Series. In 2010, he retired from all forms of the game but would play for Penwortham Cricket Club alongside his brother Chris Flintoff for pleasure. In 2014, he came out of retirement and returned to Lancashire to play Twenty20 only. He retired again after the 2014-15 Big Bash League season.
Freddie became a team captain for A League of Their Own airing on Sky One. He was a commentator for the 2011 PDC World Darts Championship event and the 2012 World Matchplay. Flintoff hosts BBC Radio Five Live radio show. Freddie became a brand ambassador for big men’s fashion brand Jacamo in 2011. He produced his own documentary named Freddie Flintoff: Hidden Side of Sport. In 2019 he became BBC Two’s show Top Gear presenter.
Freddie Flintoff TV Shows
- The Frank Skinner Show
- Strictly Come Dancing
- Match of the Day
- ITV News
- You Can’t Fire Me, I’m Famous
- Friday Night with Jonathan Ross
- The One Show
- The F Word
- Live from Studio Five
- A League of Their Own
- 2010 Sport Relief
- James Corden’s World Cup Live
- The Million Pound Drop
- John Bishop’s Britain
- My Funniest Year
- Alone in the Wild: Freddie Flintoff
- Celebrity Juice
- The Jonathan Ross Show
- Loose Women
Freddie Flintoff Awards
- Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (ICC Cricketer of the Year)
- Freedom of the City of Preston
- Myerscough College Honorary Fellowship
- ICC Player of the Year
- PCA Player of the Year
- England captain
- Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World
- ICC ODI Player of the Year
- ICC World One-Day XI
- Wisden Cricketers of the Year
- ICC World Test XI
Freddie Flintoff Net Worth
Flintoff has an estimated net worth of $20 million. He has earned all his net worth from his career as a cricketer and television presenter. He is also into real estate investing.