Lee Dixon Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, NBC

Lee Dixon Biography

Lee Dixon is a prominent English retired professional footballer and pundit. Dixon played as a right-back for Arsenal and was also capped 22 times for England. A childhood Manchester City fan, He commenced his footballing career as a youth at Burnley, making his professional debut for them in 1982.

From there Dixon played for Chester City and Bury before joining Stoke City in 1986 for a fee of £50,000. Lee instantly impressed at Stoke and forged a fine defensive partnership with Steve Bould.

Lee Dixon Age

Lee Dixon was born in Manchester, United Kingdom on March 17, 1964. He is 58 years old.

Lee Dixon Height

Dixon is a man of average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 10 inches (Approx. 1.78 m).

Lee Dixon Education

He started his professional playing career in the lower divisions. On leaving school in 1980, Dixon joined Burnley as an apprentice in 1980, turning professional in 1982. Later, he signed for Bury, Chester City, and later Stoke City.

At the Victoria Ground, Dixon made a fine impression with some fine performances from right back as he played in 50 matches in 1986–87 scoring three goals. In 1987–88 Lee made 38 appearances scoring twice. He joined First Division Arsenal in January 1988 for a fee of £375,000 and was later joined at Highbury by Stoke teammate Steve Bould.

Lee Dixon Family

Lee was born and raised by his father Roy Dixon, and his mother in Manchester. His father is a former Manchester City goalkeeper and was a boyhood Manchester City supporter. Dixon belongs to mixed ethnicity and holds British nationality.

Lee Dixon Wife

He is married to his beautiful wife called Yolande Dixon. The duo celebrated their wedding in Hawaii, United States. Together, the duo shares two amazing children namely Joshua and Olivia Blanche O’Reilly.

In 2010, Dixon became “completely hooked” on cycling, and goes riding two or three times a week, after Lawrence Dallaglio persuaded him to take part in the ‘Dallaglio Cycle Slam’ during the Six Nations Championship in February that year, raising money for Sport Relief. They raised over £986,000 for the charity.

Lee Dixon Salary

Lee’s annual salary is $950,600 per year.

Lee Dixon Net Worth

Dixon has an estimated net worth of $12 million.

Lee Dixon Career

Since his playing retirement, He has served as a football pundit and columnist. Lee started his television career serving for the BBC, primarily on their Match of the Day and Football Focus programs, then moved to ITV Sport in July 2012.

Starting in 2013, Dixon provides commentary alongside Arlo White for NBC’s Premier League coverage in the USA until the summer of 2022 and Peter Drury since the summer of 2022. He has also contributed to the network’s Premier League Download program.

In 2018, Lee co-commentated UEFA Champions League matches in the video game EA Sports, FIFA 19 alongside Derek Rae. This partnership continued in the 2019 game, FIFA 20 with the inclusion of him also commentating on some ‘default’ games kick-off, tournament, career, and Ultimate Team modes alongside Derek Rae once again as well in FIFA 21. However, he is replaced by Stewart Robson in FIFA 22.

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