Karen Julia Carney MBE, a former professional football player, and English sports journalist played as a winger and midfielder. Since 2019, Carney has consistently presented live football games from the Women’s Super League and the men’s Premier League on Sky Sports and Amazon Prime.
At Birmingham City, where she started her career, Carney won the FA Young Player of the Year award twice, in 2005 and 2006. She enjoyed significant success in 2006–07 after joining Arsenal, winning the FA Women’s Premier League, FA Women’s Cup, and FA Women’s Premier League Cup, in addition to the UEFA Women’s Cup.
Carney was inducted into the Birmingham City Hall of Fame in 2015 and the English Football Hall of Fame in 2021. She was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 2017 for her contributions to football
Who Is Karen Carney
Carney is a 35-year-old Birmingham native, born August 1, 1987. She was raised in Solihull and went to St. Peter’s RC Secondary School and St. Ambrose Barlow Catholic Primary School. When questioned in June 2019 about her background and views, Karen Carney said her mom works at Sainsbury’s, and her dad is a firefighter.
Carney earned a Bachelor of Science in Sports and Exercise Science with a focus on Physiology and Sports Psychology from Loughborough University. She earned a Master of Science in Sports Psychology with a focus on Performance Psychology from the University of Gloucestershire in 2013.
She was enrolled in the James Lind Institute to pursue a Master of Business Administration program in 2021. In the 2017 New Year Honors, Carney received the designation of Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE).
Karen Carney Early Life
The 35-year-old football star, Karen Carney, was born on August 1, 1987, in Solihull, which is a market town in West Midlands County, England, and the administrative center of the larger Metropolitan Borough of Solihull. The town had 123,187 residents as of the 2011 Census. Solihull, which was historically in Warwickshire, is located near the River Blythe and the Forest of Arden.
Karen Carney first kick as a footballer was when she clocked six and at eleven, her mother saw her play for the first time. By the time Karen Carney was 14, she had become a full-time player and decided to move away and settle on her passion when she clocked 16.
Karen Carney Parents
Karen Carney’s mother Marie worked at Sainsbury and father Michael worked as a firefighter. Her parents did well in raising her along with her other two sisters. Karen Carney had too much energy that her mother didn’t unfortunately, want her around the house while growing up and that gave her the chance to play more especially football.
Karen Carney Education
Carney started her education from Ambrose Barlow Catholic Primary and then continued with her secondary education with Peter’s RC Secondary. She then went to tertiary at Loughborough University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Sports and Exercise Science with a focus on Physiology and Sports Psychology.
She was enrolled in the James Lind Institute to pursue a Master of Business Administration program in 2021.
Karen Carney Height, Weight
Karen Carney is 5 feet and 4 inches tall in terms of height and weighs about 55kg and that practically shows that she’s one of the celebrities who have a perfect body.
Karen Carney Husband: Is Karen Carney Married?
Karen Carey has never discussed her love life or relationship with the public, therefore, currently there’s nothing known about her husband or her relationship status hence it will be easy to say she’s single and focusing on her work at Sky SPorts as a broadcaster of live football matches for the Women’s Premier League and that of men.
Does Karen Carney Have A Baby?
Karen Carney as at the moment this post was made had no child and since she has kept her private life a secret from the public, no one can tell if she had a child while growing up or not.
Karen Carney Net Worth
The football superstar as at September 2022is estimated to be worth approximately $4 million which she earned from her career as a footballer since 2005.
Karen Carney Cause Of Death
Karen Carney died at the age of 35 on August 12, 2022 and unfortunately, the cause of her death hasn’t been confirmed and that is a great loss to the entire football fraterny.