Who is in Harry Redknapp’s famous family? From wife Sandra and son Jamie to Frank Lampard
HARRY REDKNAPP settled into the Australian jungle for this year’s I’m a Celebrity on his way to becoming the new King of the Jungle!
The former Spurs boss became one of the stars of the series but who’s part of the Redknapp clan he’ll be visiting now he’s left the show? Here’s the lowdown…
Who is Harry Redknapp?
The 71-year-old Londoner is a former football player and manager.
He is most known for featuring for West Ham and Bournemouth during his playing days, before leading them from the dugout once he had hung up his boots.
Redknapp went onto guide Portsmouth to FA Cup glory in 2008, before getting Tottenham into the Champions League.
More recently, he delved into international management with Jordan, before an unsuccessful spell at Birmingham City.
Now, Redknapp is an advisor to Australian outfit Central Coast Mariners and director at Southern football League club Wimborne Town.
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Who is his wife, Sandra and son Jamie?
Redknapp married Sandra Harris on June 30, 1967.
They have two sons, Jamie and Mark.
Their eldest, Jamie, is a former footballer-turned-pundit having played under his father at Bournemouth and Southampton.
In between those sides, he starred for Liverpool and Tottenham as a midfielder – but was constantly plagued with injuries.
In June 29, 1998, he married pop singer Louise Nurding – known for being a member of girl group Eternal before going solo.
Jamie has two sons, Charley – named after his wife’s grandfather who passed the day she found out she was pregnant – and Beau.
But the couple split after 19 years of marriage, with the divorce finalised in last December.
Harry and Sandra have two sons, including ex-footballer Jamie
What other famous family does Harry Redknapp have?
Redknapp wife, Sandra is a twin, with her sister Patricia marrying West Ham legend Frank Lampard.
The couple had three children, including Frank Jr, but Patricia sadly died in April 2008 due to pneumonia.
The senior Lampard went on to become assistant for Harry Redknapp during his time as West Ham boss.
The younger Frank spent seven years at the Hammers, before joining Chelsea where he went onto win 13 trophies and become their all-time top scorer.
Frank Lampard Jr also played 106 times for England, going down as one of the greatest midfielders of his generation, and is now a manager at Derby County.
He has also married twice, with two daughters with first wife, Spanish model Elen Rivas.
Lampard Jr is now married to ITV’s Loose Women presenter Christine Bleakley, who recently had a daughter called Patricia, named after his late mother.
Why did he go on I’m A Celebrity and how much did he get paid?
Before going on the show Redknapp said: “I was going to do Strictly this year, but I didn’t think I could dance, that was one thing. I actually had a trial with one of the professionals who came round my house.
“She was fantastic, but after I trod on her toes about five times I realised I wasn’t a very good dancer.”
The ex-manager pocketed £500,000 for his stint on the show.
He was the second-highest celeb on the show, behind Noel Edmonds who took home £600,000.