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Jessica Leigh Carter known as Jess Carter was born on 27th October 1997 to the family of William and Edith Carter in Warwick, United Kingdom. She is an English professional footballer. She plays the role of a defender for Women’s Super League club Chelsea FC and the England women’s national football team. She also holds American citizenship.
On 18th October 2022, Jess Carter signed a contract extension with Chelsea women to keep her at the club until the summer of 2025.
|Jessica Leigh Carter
|Super League club Chelsea and the England women’s national football team
|October 27, 1997
|Place of Birth:
|Warwick, United Kingdom
|5 feet 7 inches
|William Carter (father) and Edith Carter (mother)
|Zodiac sign: Scorpio
FA Women’s Super League: 2019–2020, 2020–2021, 2021–2022
Women’s FA Cup: 2020–2021, 2021–2022
FA Women’s League Cup: 2019–2020, 2020–2021
FA Community Shield: 2020
UEFA Women’s Championship: 2022
Freedom of the City of London (announced 1 August 2022)
Arnold Clark Cup: 2022,2023
Early Life & Education
Jessica Leigh Carter known as Jess Carter was born on 27th October 1997 to the family of William and Edith Carter in Warwick, United Kingdom. She started playing football very early and captained the Warwick Juniors to the Country Championship.
Later on, she joined the Birmingham City Academy.
Jessica Leigh Carter known as Jess Carter was born on 27th October 1997 to the family of William and Edith Carter in Warwick, United Kingdom. Jess was born to an American father and an English mother. She is allegedly a lesbian and in a relationship with her teammate Ann-Katrin Berger.
Jess is an ambassador for an all-female football academy run by former Arsenal youth player, Judan Ali.
Jess once cut her hair in order to show her sister, who lives with cancer, a support because she was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Jess made her appearance for Birmingham City in a match against Arsenal in the first leg of the 2013–2014 UEFA Women’s Champions League quarter-final, at the age of sixteen (16). She was afterwards named player of the match.
In June 2018, Jess joined Chelsea on a three-year contract from Birmingham City. She started her career at Chelsea as a fringe player, starting only 11 WSL games in her first three seasons with the team. In January 2020, she scored her maiden goal for the club in a 6-1 win over Bristol City. She had her career breakout during the 2021-2022 season in which she formed the key part of the defensive back three with teammates Millie Bright and Magdalena Eriksson.
It was announced in October 2022 that Jess would be extending her Chelsea contract and would be remaining at the club as a defender until 2025.
Jess has represented England on the U19 and U20 national teams. During her appearance for the England U19 team, she scored against Norway.
In 2017, Jess was called up to the senior England squad for a qualifier against Kazakhstan and made an appearance, replacing Lucy Bronze, in the 77th minute as England won 5–0.
In June 2022 Jess was included in the England squad which won the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022.
Jessica Leigh Carter has worked as a footballer right from child. she has accumulated a satisfactory fortune from playing football. Jessica Leigh Carter has an astonished net worth of $5 million.
Jessica Leigh Carter as humble and hardworking as she is discovered that she also has some social media platforms where she can be connected.
- @Jessica Leigh Carter (@_jesslcarter) is her Instagram handle.
- @Jessica Leigh Carter (@_jesscarter) is her Twitter handle.