David Beckham: Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About The Ex-Man Utd Superstar

Published on 08/08/2021

David Robert Joseph Beckham was born in London, England on May 2, 1975. Today, the former professional soccer player is 46 years old and is one of the most recognizable and successful sports icons in the world. In 2015 he was named as People magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive.” But there is so much more to know about David Beckham, keep reading to see some of the most interesting facts you probably didny know about this gorgeous superstar.

David Beckham

David Beckham: Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About The Ex-Man Utd Superstar

Family Life

David Beckham and former Spice Girl, Victoria Adams began dating in 1997. The two met in the Manchester United players’ lounge after she watched the soccer game. At the time, Victoria was better known as Posh Spice while Beckham was just about to reach the height of his career. The two love birds didn’t date for long as they were engaged just one year later after meeting. In 1999, Posh & Becks tied the knot. The wedding was extremely lavish and reportedly cost £628,000. Victoria wore a diamond-encrusted crown, and Beckham wore an ivory suit. The couple sold the pictures of their wedding to OK! magazine for £1.73m. The Beckhams’ have four 22-year-old Brooklyn, 18-year-old Romeo, 16-year-old Cruz & a 10-year-old daughter, Harper Seven.


It’s no secret that David Beckham suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). He has previously said that he needs to, “have everything in a straight line or everything has to be in pairs.” Victoria Beckham claims, “If you open our fridge, it’s all coordinated down either side. Wherever he is, everything has to be precisely organized and, if possible, in pairs. Beckham says that when he stays in a hotel, he rearranges furniture and moves things around before he can feel comfortable. He also likes things to be completely neat and in straight lines. If his fridge has an uneven number of soda cans, for instance, he would throw one away just to get it “right.”


There’s no doubt about it that David Beckham is one of the most gorgeous men on the planet. Along with that, he is probably one of the few men in the world that can pull off the number of tattoos and still look so good. Beckham has said that he is “addicted” to getting tattoos because he actually enjoys the pain. Almost his entire body is covered in tattoos. Most of his tattoos are a tribute to his beloved wife and children. It is said that he probably has around 80 tattoos covering his body.

Net Worth

For many years already Becks has been consistently ranked among the highest-earning players in the football world. In 2013,  he was listed as the highest-paid player in the world, having earned over $50 million in the previous 12 months. In addition to his salary from football, he became a famous fashion icon, and together with his gorgeous wife, Victoria, the two became highly successful in this area. In 2007, The Beckhams were paid $13.7 million to launch their fragrance line. Today, David Beckham has around an impressive 66,559,177 Instagram followers and an incredible net worth of roughly $450 million.

Charity Work

David Beckham has been known to be a very charitable person as he is involved in a lot of charities. In 2005, Beckham became a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. But that’s not it, David is also the founding member of the Malaria No More UK Leadership Council, and a supporter of Help for Heroes. Wait, there’s more, David and Victoria Beckham have their own charity called “The Victoria And David Beckham Children’s Charity’s ” which helps children all around the globe.