Who is Ashley Ward and what is his net worth 2018? Ashley Ward is a businessman and retired English footballer who played football in centre forward. There can be doubts about the career, education, assets, news, business deals, etc. Ashley Ward was born on 24 November 1970 in Middleton, Lancashire, as the son of a coal mining engineer and he is now an accomplished footballer who is now retired.
Initially, Ward had an invocation with Manchester United in period 1986–87 season, creating 16 appearances for the Junior B team of club. He later played for Cheadle Town Youth, as well as selected to become a trainee at Manchester City over a proposal from Blackburn Rovers.
In his career, Ward played for minimum a dozen diverse clubs, including Blackburn Rovers and Bradford City and Crewe Alexandra, where he made his name, Norwich City, Derby County, Barnsley.
Ward also played to Derby’s 1996-97 Premier League movement, where he scored a late winner against player Chelsea and made goals as Derby remarkably beat Manchester United 3-2, played at Old Trafford. Barnsley contracted Ashley Ward from Derby County in year 1997, soon after their preferment to the Premier League. In year 1998, while still playing for Barnsley in a football match held at Sunderland, Ashley Ward scored, missed a punishment and was sent off in the space of five minutes, along with all events involving Sunderland defender named Darren Williams.
Ashley Ward got married to former model named Dawn, who is from Salford. Ward proposed to Dawn in the car parking of the bar where she served when they first encountered. The couple has four daughters namely Aston, Darby, Charlie, and Taylor.
Ward took retirement from the football games in the summer of year 2005. After he got retired, Ashley Ward concentrated on various business deals, like nursing home operations, commercial property business, and makeover of extravagance houses. After his retirement from footballing career, Ward has boarded on a various exciting property businesses as well.
Education: Ashley Ward attended William Hulme’s Grammar School, which was chosen for Rugby and Lacrosse as the school sports for football.
Net Worth of Ashley Ward
The assessed total net-worth of Ashley Ward is $65 million. Though Ward is now a retired footballer, majority of his present income originates from his business properties, commercial property business, running a nursing home, etc. Apart from this, it is suggested that Ward will also involve in many brand endorsements now which he has not done so much. Hence, Ward’s net-worth is likely to raise even more in coming years.
Ashley Ward with his wife and four daughters lives in Mill Lane, Mottram St. Andrew and he accepted Warford Hall in year 2014.
The family live in an upscale mansion with reserved cinema complex, private beauty salon, gym, and also a subversive bar with enormous fish tanks. This luxurious property by Ward has a value of £12 million.
Barnsley hired Ward from Derby County in September of year 1997, when their promotion to the Premier League was done. Ward along with his wife operates various businesses, including: a commercial property business and operating of Abafields, which is a nursing home, located in Bolton accepted for development but now runs under a manager. Apart from this, Ward also manages a £15 million luxury property development company named Bilton Ward Developments, running under his name. It was formed in year 2002 and the company specifies in the building and restoration of luxury homes, several for footballers including Wayne Rooney and Kevin Campbell.
Ward also accompanies his wife- Dawn is her interest in real estate, owing to her passion is interior design. In real estate business, the couple has engaged important clients like Alex Gerrard and Coleen Rooney.
Since more than years, Ashley Ward has been active in the football games having showcased his talents in premiere league as well as individual matches. Ward is now retired footballer and focuses majority of his time in his business deals.