Theo Walcott Religion: Southampton Star Family Ethnicity And Origin

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Theo Walcott was born to his British Jamaican father and white English mother in a Christian family, indicating he is multiracial. 

English professional soccer player Theo James Walcott was born on March 16, 1989, in Stanmore, England.

His father unwavering support for Liverpool developed an affection for the team. As he grew up watching soccer, his interest in playing the sport also developed.

He did his schooling at Southampton Academy and started his soccer career with Southampton.

Walcot eventually joined Arsenal, where he scored more than 100 goals for the club and became the top scorer. 

Theo Walcott With His Jersey
Theo Walcott With His Jersey (Source: Instagram)

On May 30, 2006, Walcott became England’s youngest-ever senior soccer player and received the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award in December.

Theo made his Premier League debut by substituting against Aston Villa and assisting Gilberto Silva in scoring On August 19, 2006.

Four days later, he made his subsequent Champions League appearance in the second leg of Arsenal’s match against Dinamo Zagreb in the third qualifying round.

Throughout his career, the player played for several teams, including Southampton, Arsenal, and Everton. 

Walcott signed a permanent two-year contract with Southampton on May 18, 2021, and made his first appearance for Southampton against Everton in a 3-1 loss on 14 August 2021. 

Theo Walcott Religion, Ethnicity And Nationality

Theo Walcott grew up with his father, Donald Walcott, and his mother Lynne Walcott.

The player is of two ethnic backgrounds as his father is originally from Jamaica, while his mother is white. 

Growing up, Walcott always followed Christianity and attended Compton Church Of England Primary School.

Theo Walcott shared his childhood with his sister Hollie Walcott and his brother Ashley Walcott.

Theo Walcott's Sister Hollie Walcott
Theo Walcott’s Sister Hollie Walcott (Source: Instagram)

The older sister of Theo, Hollie, has similar interests as her brother, but instead of soccer, she is a bodybuilder.

She is a fitness guru and competes in bodybuilding events. She also came second in British National Bodybuilding Federation Central Championship in 2010 

Unlike other siblings, Ashley is not much into soccer and is quite private and far from the sight of the public. 

Theo Walcott Wife And Kids

Theo Walcott is a family guy as he is married to Melanie Slade and has two amazing kids. 

Walcott and his wife fell in love in a simple shopping store at the West Quay shopping center.

They started dating in 2004 and eventually tied the knot in June 2013 in Italy. 

Theo Walcott Getting Married
Theo Walcott Getting Married (Source: Instagram)

Melanie Rebecca Elizabeth Hannah Slade, Theo’s wife, was born on October 22, 1989, in Southampton, England. 

She has also been featured on television as she was part of an episode of “All-Star Mr & Mrs” (2008).

Likewise, she has also played a small role as a friend of Hermione Grainger in “Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince” but was uncredited. 

Besides her acting career, she is a certified sports physiotherapist.

The couple welcomed their first child Finley James Walcott on 10 April 2014 and their second son Arlo on November 26, 2016.

Mel doesn’t have a personal Facebook or Instagram account, she is not a frequent user of social media. Her Twitter account is the only social media channel she uses, which was last updated in 2018.

Chanda Rai
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