Daniel James - Updated Nov 2023

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Daniel James

Daniel James is a young and talented British footballer. Daniel James plays for the Wales national team as well as with Fulham on loan until the end of the 2022–23 season. Previously, he has played for teams like Swansea City and Manchester United.

Early Life

Daniel James was born on November 10, 1997, and he is currently 24 years old. He hails from Kingston upon Hull, England, and his zodiac sign is Scorpio. Likewise, his full name is Daniel Owen James. Talking about his family, his parents are Elaine and Kevan James.

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Caption: Daniel James in a childhood photo with his father. Source: Instagram


Growing up in the nearby village of South Cave, this personality attended South Hunsley School in Melton.

Daniel James – Net Worth 2023

Moving on, Daniel has a net worth of around 5 million euros which is equivalent to 1.0 million pounds. Some sources also mention that this player has a net worth of around $10 million US dollars. Daniel earns these amounts through his active career as a football player for various clubs as well as for the national team of Wales.

Career and Professional Life

Professionally, Daniel James is a footballer. He plays as a winger for Premier League club Fulham. At present, he is playing for this team on loan from Leeds United. Likewise, he also represents the Wales national team.

Talking about the beginning of his career, James turned professional and had his debut for Swansea City in February 2018. Similarly, he signed for Manchester United in June 2019. Further, James made 74 appearances for this club. Following this, he joined Leeds United in August 2021.

Moreover, James made his senior Wales debut in November 2018. Previously, he had represented the nation at various youth levels. Similarly, he was a part of their squad at UEFA Euro 2020. Furthermore, Daniel also helped Wales qualify for the FIFA World Cup in 2022. This happened for the 1st time in 64 years since the year 1958.

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Caption: Daniel James celebrating Wales’ entry to World Cup 2022 with his national team. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Like every talented player in the field of basketball, baseball, tennis, football, golf, etc., James has also worked alongside various sports brands. James is one of the brand ambassadors/endorsers of Adidas Football (@adidasfootball).

Relationship Status

Daniel James recently got engaged to his girlfriend Ria Hughes (@riahughes_x). James and Hughes have a son whose name is not mentioned yet. The lovely couple started dating in 2017 and got engaged in mid-June 2022. Further, they welcomed their son on 21 September 2021.

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Caption: Daniel posing for a photo with his fiancee and son on their engagement day. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Daniel stands tall at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches or 180 cm and his weight is around 167.5 lbs or 76 kg. Similarly, James’ chest-waist-hip body measurements are 40-30-35 inches respectively. Further, James has brown eyes and hair of the same color.

Daniel James – Social Media

Talking about his social media presence, Daniel joined Twitter in May 2014 and so far has over 1 million followers on his @Daniel_James_97 account. Likewise, his username on Instagram is @daniel_james97. As of early September 2022, this profile has over 1.7 million followers. Moreover, he is also available on Facebook as “Daniel James”. On this profile, he has over 3.4 million followers.