Leon Bailey

Leon Patrick Bailey is a Jamaican professional footballer who plays as a winger for Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen and the Jamaica national football team.

Leon Patrick Bailey, professionally known as Leon Bailey is a Jamaican professional football player. Leon Bailey plays as a winger for the Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen and the Jamaica national team.

He started his senior football career at the Belgian club Genk before playing in Germany. He represented the Jamaica youth team before making his senior international debut in 2019.

Bio, Age, Parents, Nationality

Leon Bailey was born on 9 August 1997. His birth name is Leon Patrick Bailey. His age is 25 years old as of 2023. His birthplace is Kingston in Jamaica. He holds Jamaican nationality.

He joined Phoenix All-Stars Academy in 2009. His adoptive father, Craig Butler operated the academy. He went to Europe with Butler and Butler’s son Kyle. He played his youth career for Austrian club FC Liedering and Slovak Trencin. He gave a trial at the Belgian club KRC Genk as well. Due to the strict regulations on minors by FIFA, Genk signed a draft agreement with Bailey. Genk later offered Butler a job with a sponsor of the club. Butler and his players had to retreat after the Labour Ministry heard of the matter. Because the butler had no work permit, they returned to Jamaica. Fifa rules did not permit a player under eighteen years to sign a professional contract with a football club. He went to AS Trencin at the beginning of 2015 to sign a contract.

Son of Leon Bailey
Son of Leon Bailey (source: sportmob.com)

Education Details

His education details are not available at the movement we will update them soon.

Quick Facts About Leon Bailey

Celebrated Name Leon Bailey
Age 25 Years Old
Nick Name Bailey
Birth Name Leon Patrick Bailey
Birth Date 1997-08-09
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Place Of Birth Kingston, Jamaica
Nationality Jamaican
Father Craig Butler (Adoptive)
Brothers Kyle Butler
Girlfriend Shenseea
Height 1.78 m ( 5 feet and 10 inches)

Leon Bailey: Career, Net Worth 2023

English clubs Manchester United and Chelsea were interested in Bailey.

  • However, he signed with German club Bayer Leverkusen in January 2017. He signed a 20 million Euro contract with the club.
  • He made his Leverkusen debut against Hamburg in February 2017.
  • He made his Champions League debut against Atletico Madrid in the same month.
  • He scored his first goal for Leverkusen in the first game of the 2017-18 season in the German Cup victory against Karlsruher SC in August 2017.
  • He scored his first Bundesliga goal against FC Schalke 04 in September 2017.
  • He led the club to finish 5th in the Bundesliga with 12 goals in 34 appearances.
  • Bailey represented the Jamaica U23 team in a friendly match against the Cayman Islands. He scored in the game as well.
  • He was named to the Jamaican provisional squad for the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
  • He made his senior international debut against Honduras in June 2019.

Leon Bailey earns from his professional football career. The recipient of Belgian Footballer of the year for the 2015-16 season is one of the aspiring singers. His income comes from salary, contracts, and endorsements. He signed a 20 million Euro deal when he joined the German club. His annual salary at Leverkusen is reported at 4 million euros. His net worth will be updated soon.

Relationship Status of Leon Bailey

The Jamaican footballer Leon Bailey is reportedly dating Shenseea. More information about his personal life will be updated soon.

Body Measurement – Height, Weight

Leon Bailey stands at a height of 1.78 m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He has an athletic body build. He has dark brown eyes and his hair color is black.


When did Leon Bailey start his career?

In 2015, he made his professional team career with the Belgian outfit Genk.

What is the height of Leon Bailey?

His height is 5 feet 10 inches.

How old is Leon Bailey?

He is 25 years old as of 2023.

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