Joe Ledley’s Biography

Joe Ledley’s Biography

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Joseph Christopher Ledley is one of the most famous and popular football players. He plays as a central midfielder for A-League club Newcastle and the Wales national team. He is commonly known as Joe Ledley. He started his career with hometown team Cardiff City. He helped the club to the FA cup final in 2008 and Championship play-off in 2010.

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Caption: Joe looking dashing in his jersey.
Ream NameJoseph Christopher Ledley
Nick NameJoe Ledley
Date of Birth 23 January 1987
Age33 Years Old.
Birthplace Cardiff, Wales
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Height 6 “0 (183cm, 1.83m)
Weight73 Kg (160.937 lbs)
Body Measurement N/A
Eye ColourBrown
Hair Colour Black
Father’s Name N/A
Mother’s Name N/A
Siblings N/A
Wife Ruby
Children Layla, Reeva
Net Worth$1 Million-$5 Million
Salary N/A

When and where was Joe Ledley born? What is his current age? Know about his early life.

Joe was born on 23 January 1987. He was born in Cardiff, Wales. He is currently at the age of 33 years old and he lies in the Zodiac sign of Aquarius. The information about his family detail is not available on the internet and wiki-bio pages. His relationship and family details are concealed.

Joe Ledley journey towards the success of his career. Know about his education life and career life.

Early career:

In his city Cardiff he joined the youth system club at the age of nine where later he worked as a cleaner of his captain’s boot. 

Club Career:

Cardiff City:


At the age of 17 Ledley played his first ever match was against Milton Keynes Dons on Sep 21 and Rotherham United on 16 Oct as substitute. As a player he played matches against Bighton & Hove Albion where his team drew matches. The entire match before 2 November was like warm up for Joe because on that day he claimed his true position in the club as a player by scoring the winning goal for this team and club. Because of his clever and mature mind with great professionalism he fixed his position in Cardiff City club on 4 February 2005. In this season he won Wales Under-21 caps and played 32 matches. In April his career was little slow as he had featured his bone while training. In the League cup of 2005-06 Joe scored his very first goal which led to his and team’s member’s victory. They won the match against Macclesfield Town. Likewise, on 18 Oct Joe goals made a draw scored match against Preston North End. On 22 Oct Joe and his team members played the next match against Crewe Alexandra and won by 6-1 where Joe scored 2 goals. And again Cardiff’s victory was all set thanks to Joe’s goals. The match was against Southampton on 31 Dec. Although 2004 to 2006 the career of Joe was very crucial because of his debut but he did well. 

In the next season of Football League Championship he opened his match by scoring against Barnsley which led them a step ahead to championship. In the list of losing matches against Joe and his team many clubs of England like Birmingham City wrote their clubs name. After a long period the stadium was filled with Cardiff city which was very overwhelming according to their team manager. In his season of 2007-08 he won different titled awards which led to extending his contract for two years further in Cardiff City. It is said that when Diamond shines everybody gazes their eyes on it. Maybe this saying was made for our Midfielder who was offered to join many clubs but was rejected by either himself or the club. Clubs like Wolverhamoton wanderers and Everton Football Club offered sums of money to join their club. After his match against several clubs in early March, he got hamstring injury that forced him to rest. In the season of 2008-09 Joe scored against Crystal Palace and won the match by 2-1 on 15 Nov. Before that he was honored as Welsh Clubman of the year on 7 Oct. Right after that he broke his finger and took some time off. However, he returned back and played a match against Swansea City with the cast in his finger. This time he was honored as the club’s goal of the season award. His career turned up when both captain and vice-captain left his club. At that time he was just 21 at age when he was chosen as temporary captain. Continuously, by his position, he, along with his team members won matches against Preston North End. Joe is also titled as Championship Player of the Month. He played his rest of the match as captain in his rest of seasons and also won Championship Team of the Year. 2009-10 was the last season or year of Joe in Cardiff City Club. In this year he got many criticisms as well as surgery on his hips which questioned his performance in future. Despite that he played matches against Plymouth Argyle, Sheffield Wednesday, Petertboroung united, Queens Park Rangers and Blackpool. The contract between Ledley and Cardiff City expired in 2010. After that he joined Scottish Premier League with club Celtic.


On 12 July 2010, Ledley signed a four year contract with Celtic Club. He debuted on 28 July from this club defecting to Braga and qualifying himself in UEFA Champions League. Although he was not a left-back, he played in that position for the first month in Celtic which was a bit difficult for him. Without being affected by unfamiliar positions on his team he set a goal against St Mirren on 22 Aug 2010. That goal led to victory in SPL. By the return of Emilio Lzaguirre Joe again earned his midfielder position. In the list of victories Joe added Aberdeen Club in the league . He contributed a goal in this victory. But in the match of 10 Nov 2010 he got a red card for hurting opposing midfielder Ian Black. Although it was fair to challenge but referee Craig Thomson didn’t think in a positive way.  After suspension was over he returned back and played a match against Dundee United in Feb 2011 and won the match.  At the match of March 2011 Joe alone scored 2 goals from Celtic and won that match against Inverness Caledonian Thistle on Scottish Cup.  On 20 March he played his second time Scottish League Cup Final against Rangers and the match was drawn. On the match of 24 March he got hamstring injury and again forced to take rest. 

In the 2011-12 season he played a match against Hibernian and won by 2-0and again he played against Dundee United on Aug 13 and won by 5-1 score. Likewise he played against the club like Motherwell winning by 4-0 (10 Sep), Atletico Madrid winning by 2-0 and Ross Country winning by 2-0 (24 Sep). He along with his club won matches against Inverness and Udinese. However, he got a groin injury in the last match before 21 Oct. In that match he scored a clever goal and drew the match against Stade Rennais. In Dec 2011 he played a game against Rangers and won by scoring 1 goal. Joe always says that playing of Celtic was one of the biggest decisions of his life. On 8 Aug 2012 Ledley scored a second goal and set victory against HJK Helsinki. After that he played matches like Barcelona vs. Celtic in which his team won. By the end of January 2014 Joe was set to leave Celtic. Despite leaving the club he scored a goal and won the last match against Kilmarnock by 4-0.

Crystal Palace:

Ledldey joined Crystal Palace on 31 Jan 2014 for three and half years. Here, he scored goals and won a match against West Bromwich Alboin. Likewise, Joe scored 3-0 and won over his ex-club Cardiff City club. Because of his skills Crystal Palace was able place themselves in eleventh place in Premier League by winning matches against Liverpool and Leicester City. Eventually his contract ended on 9 June 2017.

Derby County:

According to resources, Joe didn’t accept any proposal from any club. Even he didn’t accept offers from countries like China and Turkey. But on 20 Sep, he admitted himself in Derby County as a free agent till 2018. Then he debuted there on 26 Sep he played a game against Brentford and on Nov 28 he signed a contract with Derby County till 2018-19 season.

Charlton Athletic and Newcastle Jets:

On 30 January 2019 Joe’s contract with Derby County was terminated. Therefore on 6 of December 2019, he joined Charlton Athletic for a short term deal. For 2020 FIFA he is going to play for Newcastle Jets sides. Therefore, we all are looking forward to it.

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Caption: Joe defending the ball from being score.

Joe Ledley personal life. Is Joe Ledley still single or dating or married? Know about his family life, relationship status and love affairs.

Talking about the relationship status of professional footballer Joe, he is married. He married his girlfriend Ruby. Joe and his wife welcomed two daughters in their family. Layla and Reeva who were born in October 2010. He and his family are living happily and there is no rumour about his separation with his family.

Caption: Joe and his wife taking a selfie.

Know about the net worth and salary of Joe Ledley. How much does he earn in a year?

As per wiki- bio pages, it has been estimated  that Joe Ledley has a net worth of $1 Million-$5 Million till today. He has worked very hard and struggled a lot in order to reach that amount of net worth in his career. There is no information about his Salary.

Joe Ledley’s Body Measurement. Height, Weight, Wiki, Bio, And Many More.

Ledley’s height is 6 feet and 0 inches. He is 1.83m and 183cm tall in height. He is 73kg and 160.937lbs approximately in weight. He looks very dashing and handsome  with his brown eyes and  black hairs. There is no information about his ethnicity and body measurement.

Is Joe Ledley active on social media sites? Follow him on his Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to know more about his daily life activities.

 Joe Ledley  has always been active on social media sites such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. He has over 26K followers on Facebook. Joe Ledley  also has 105K followers on Instagram. He has 209.9K followers on Twitter. 

To know about his daily life, follow him on his social networking sites,

Quick Facts about Joe Ledley:

1. He plays as a central midfielder for A-League club Newcastle and the Wales national team. 
2. Joe was born on 23 January 1987. 
3. He was born in Cardiff, Wales. 
4. He is currently at the age of 33 years old.
5. In his city Cardiff, he joined the youth system club at the age of nine where later he worked as a cleaner of his captain’s boot.
6. He married his girlfriend Ruby. 
7. Joe Ledley has a net worth of $1 Million-$5 Million till today.
8. Ledley’s height is 6 feet and 0 inches. He is 1.83m and 183cm tall in height.
9. He is 73kg and 160.937lbs approximately in weight. 
10. Joe Ledley has always been active on social media sites such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.