30 years old Jo Harten is an English netball player. Currently playing for the Giants Netball Jo Harten is also a member of the national team and plays as a Goal Attack/Goal Shooter.
Table of Biography
Early life and Childhood
Jo was born on 21 March 1989. She is 31 years old. Although born in Essex, England, she is an Australian by birth. She started playing netball at the age of six. her mother’s name is Christine Harten. However, details about her childhood are not in the media yet.
She graduated from the University of Loughborough, with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts in International Relations.
Career and Professional life
Jo began her netball career in 2007 competing in the Netball World Championship. Participating in various tournaments she had been able to earn 99 caps for England by 2012. She has even played in the English Netball Superleague as the Captain of the Loughborough Lightning. She then joined the Canterbury Tactix in the ANZ Championship for the 2012 and 2013 seasons.
However, in 2014 she signed a 2-year contract with the Waikato Magic. By 2017, a new franchise Giants Netball was introduced in the newly created Australian Super Netball league. Jo joined the team and become a key attacking player. She was also the team’s top goalscorer in 2018 with 453 goals from 520 goal attempts.
Looking into her international career, she played the 2011 and 2012 World Netball Series for England. The team was able to bring home gold in 2011 and silver in 2012.
Recently she has been selected in the 12-player squad for England’s 2019 Netball World Cup campaign after her brilliant performance at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. In October 2019, she made a guest appearance for Loughborough Lightning in the British Fast5 Netball All-Stars Championship. She helped them win the tournament as she scored 58 of their 61 goals as they beat Wasps 61–35 in the final.
Ahead of 2020, she was appointed captain of the Giants team for the Suncorp Super Netball season. In 2020, she gained an MBE for her services to netball.
Awards and Net worth
With a remarkable reach, creative plays, and a uniquely defensive mindset for an attacker, Harten has proven herself a brilliant player. The 2018 Commonwealth Games, gold medal, the 2011 World Netball Series gold medal are some of her major career achievements.
Harten has invested many years of her life in Netball. Her commitment to her profession has earned her an estimated net worth of $2 million with a reported salary of around $67,000. Besides, she receives a decent amount of sum via brand endorsement and playing for the National team of England.
Despite being a beautiful and talented human, she is not in any relationships yet. She might have kept it private but no information is available to the media as well. She is enjoying her single life and busies on her career right now.
Just in the way she plays beautifully, she has been able to maintain a beautiful real life. She stays away from controversies living a decent life.
Athletes are well known for having a perfectly fit body and so does Jo. She stands tall with a height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs around 76kg. Further, she has Blond hair with light brown eyes.
Jo connects to the world through various social media platforms. She is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram where she keeps her fans updated about her professional and personal events. She has more than 6k followers in all the sites with the highest i.e, 50.3k on Instagram followed by 21.1k on Twitter.