Chris Hughton Net Worth, Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Girlfriend, Parents And Salary

Chris Hughton Net Worth, Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Girlfriend, Parents And Salary

Many people want to know Chris Hughton net worth, age, height, girlfriend, parents, siblings, children, wife and salary – In this article, we are here to provide factual information about the professional football manager

Chris Hughton Biography, Personal Life And Early Career

Chris Hughton is a popular football manager and former player who is currently the head coach of Ghana national team. Willie Hughton is the son of Irish mother Christine Bourke and Ghanaian father Willie Hughton. Chris Hughton was born in December 1958 in the English city of Forest Gate, Essex. He was educated locally at St Bonaventure’s Catholic School in East Ham. He has a beautiful wife named Cheryl Hughton with four children.

Cian Hughton, his son, became a footballer, starting with Tottenham Hotspur, representing the Republic of Ireland at under-21 level, and playing in the Football League for Lincoln City.

Chris Hughton, whose full name is Christopher William Gerard Hughton, began his football career as a defender for the Republic of Ireland from 1979 to 1991. He worked as a Lift Engineer in England before becoming a professional footballer for Tottenham Hotspurs as a left back at the age of 20 in 1990.

Chris Hughton Brighton & Hove Albion
Chris Hughton at Brighton & Hove Albion as a head coach

Later, he joined West Ham United on loan before signing a permanent contract, where he played two seasons, making 43 appearances in all competitions without scoring a goal, before moving to Brentford on a free transfer in 1992, where he retired in 1993 at the age of 34 due to knee injury.

Chris Hughton played 53 games for the Republic of Ireland National Team, scoring one goal, and made his UEFA Euro 1988 debut in Germany.

Chris Hughton Coaching Career 

Chris Hughton’s coaching career started with Tottenham as an assistant manager in 1993 and ended in 2007. He joined Newcastle United as first-team coach in 2008 and took over as caretaker manager after the club was relegated. In his first season in charge, he led Newcastle back to the Premier League, breaking a number of records and securing the permanent managerial position. He was fired from New Castle after his team finished 12th on the table.

Chris Hughton at Tottenham Hotspurs
Chris Hughton in action on pitch playing at Tottenham Hotspurs in 1979

In 2009, he moved to Birmingham City, where he managed the team for one season, leading them to fourth place in the league, before joining Norwich City in 2012. Hughton was fired by Norwich in April 2014 after a string of poor and shambolic results.

Hughton became manager of Brighton & Hove Albion in 2014 after leaving Norwich after being sacked, and in 2017 he led the club to promotion to the Premier League for the first time after three years at the club. He avoided relegation for two consecutive seasons before being fired in May 2019 due to a run of poor form.

Chris was appointed manager of Nottingham Forest on October 6, 2020, but was fired in September 2021 due to a poor start to the season, having played 53 matches, winning 14, drawing 17, and losing 22.

On Sunday, February 12, 2023, Chris Hughton was named Head Coach of Ghana senior national team, the Black Stars, by the Ghana Football Association. The GFA announced the appointment of Chris Hughton as Head Coach of the Black Stars, while maintaining George Boateng and Didi Dramani as assistant coaches.

A statement issued on the GFA’s website reads, “The Ghana Football Association has the pleasure to appoint Chris Hughton as Head Coach of the Black Stars following extensive deliberations between the two parties.

Prior to his official unveiling after appointed as the new boss for Ghana senior National team, Chris Hughton lost his Ghanaian father Willie Hughton which was confirmed by GFA. His cause of death was not revealed by the Association.

Chris Hughton Wife 

Chris Huston is married to his beautiful Irish wife Cheryl and has four children together.

Chris Hughton Wife
Chris Hughton and Wife Cheryl Photo Credit: Getty Images

Chris Hughton Girlfriend 

Chris Hughton is not currently in a relationship as of January 2023. He is married to a lovely Irish wife, Cheryl, with whom he has four children.

Chris Hughton Children

Chris Hughton is the father of four children; two daughters and two sons. His children are Carleen, Aisha, Leon, and Cian.

Chris Hughton Age 

Chris Hughton is 64 years old and was born in December 1958 in Gate Forest, United Kingdom in London.

Chris Hughton Father

Willie Hughton is Chris Hughton’s father’s name. He is a Ghanaian who used to work as a postman. Chris Hughton lost his father in March 2023 which was confirmed by the Ghana Football Association (GFA).

Chris Hughton Parents  

Chris Hughton was born and raised in Ireland by Christine Bourke, an Irish native, and Willie Hughton, a Ghanaian postman. He is therefore half Ghanaian and half Irish.

Chris Hughton Height And Weight

 Hughton has a height of 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m). His weight is currently not available in our database will be updated shortly.

Chris Hughton Siblings

Chris Hughton has only one brother named Henry Hughton

Chris Hughton Salary

Chris Hughton’s salary at Nottingham Forest prior to his appointment as Black Stars Head Coach in January 2023 is not currently in our database.

Chris Hughton Net Worth 

According to idolnetworth, Chris Hughton’s net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million as of January 2023. His earnings at the end of the year came from football contracts, salaries, and endorsement and sponsorship bonuses.


  1. Is Chris Hughton half Ghanaian? Chris Hughton is half Ghanaian and Half an Irish because he was born to Ghanaian Father Willie Hughton and his mother Christine Bourke.
  2. Is Chris Hughton still a manager? Chris Hughton has been appointed as the manager and head coach of the Black Stars by the Ghana Football Association (GFA) after being fired from Nottingham Forest.
  3. What does Chris Hughton do now?  Chris Hughton is now a football manager and a head coach for Ghana National Team Black Stars as of January 2023.
  4. How old is Chris Hughton? Chris Hughton is 64 years of age born on December 1958 in London.
  5. Is Chris Hughton married? Chris Hughton is married to his beautiful wife Cheryl who is also from Ireland.
  6. What is the achievement of Chris Hughton? Chris Hughton’s biggest achievement came during his professional football career at Tottenham Hotspurs, where he won the FA Cup twice and the UEFA Cup. He made his debut for the Republic of Ireland National Team, appearing in 53 games for the country since his mother’s birth.

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