- Horoscope: Libra
- Net worth: $8 000 000
- Ethnicity: English
- Nationality: British
- Fathers name: Paul O'Hara
- Mothers name: Ann O'Hara
- Weight: 84.0
- Hair color: Light brown
- Eye color: Grey
Jamie O'Hara: biography
Jamie O'Hara is a former English professional footballer who played as a midfielder, he is also a football manager and sports radio host.
Childhood and youth
Jamie O'Hara was born on September 25, 1986, in Dartford, Kent, England. He grew up in a working-class family and was raised by his mother after his parents separated when he was young.
Jamie attended Horton Kirby School first and then went to Highams Park School.
From a young age, O'Hara showed a keen interest in football and was scouted by Arsenal's youth academy at the age of 11. He spent four years at Arsenal's academy before moving to Tottenham Hotspur's academy in 2003.
At Tottenham, O'Hara quickly established himself as one of the most promising young players in the academy. He played in the club's reserve team and was eventually called up to the first team squad in 2006.
Jamie O'Hara began his professional football career at Tottenham Hotspur, where he signed his first professional contract in 2005. Despite being highly regarded by the coaching staff, O'Hara struggled to break into the first team and had several loan spells at other clubs, including Chesterfield, Millwall, and Portsmouth.
O'Hara's loan spell at Portsmouth in the 2008-09 season was particularly successful. He played a key role in the team's FA Cup triumph, scoring in the quarter-finals and semi-finals before playing the full 120 minutes in the final, which Portsmouth won 1-0.
After returning to Tottenham, O'Hara continued to struggle for regular game time and was eventually sold to Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2011. He made only a handful of appearances for Wolves before being loaned out to Blackpool and Fulham.
O'Hara's loan spell at Fulham in the 2013-14 season was his last significant playing time in professional football. He made 15 appearances for the club and helped them to reach the FA Cup fourth round, scoring in the third round win against Norwich City.
O'Hara retired from professional football in 2018 at the age of 31. Throughout his career, he made 237 appearances and scored 22 goals.
Following his retirement, O'Hara has worked as a pundit for various media outlets, including Talksport and Sky Sports. He has also been involved in reality television, appearing on shows such as Celebrity Big Brother and Love Island.
In addition to his playing career, O'Hara has been open about his struggles with mental health and addiction. In 2017, he spoke publicly about his battle with depression and how he had sought help to overcome it. He has also talked about his experiences with gambling addiction and the impact it had on his life.
Overall, Jamie O'Hara's professional football career was marked by highs and lows. While he never quite fulfilled his early promise, he achieved success at Portsmouth and played at the highest level of English football. Since retiring, he has become a respected pundit and has used his platform to raise awareness about mental health and addiction issues.
In his personal life, O'Hara married Danielle Lloyd, a model and television personality, from 2012 to 2014. The couple have three sons together. They divorced because of Jamie’s betrayal.
Since 2017 O'Hara has been dating his girlfriend Elizabeth-Jayne Tierney, who is a model and influencer.
O'Hara is also known for his appearances on reality television shows, including Celebrity Big Brother and Love Island. He has talked about how his experiences on these shows have impacted his personal life and how he has learned to navigate the challenges of being in the public eye.
- Football League Cup: 2007–08; runner-up: 2008–09
- FA Cup runner-up: 2009-10
- Isthmian League Premier Division: 2017–18
- Isthmian League Cup: 2016–17,2017–18
- Essex Senior Cup: 2017–18
- Portsmouth Player of the Season: 2009–10