Born on 28 July 1981, in Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, England. English professional soccer player Michael Carrick, who is playing as a defensive midfielder for Premier League club Manchester United and his country’s national team, has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Carrick’s footballing career began in 1997 when he signed with West Ham United’s youth academy where he quickly rose through the ranks, making his senior debut just two years later. However, it was in the 2000-2001 season that he managed to nail down a regular spot in the first team. He left West Ham for Tottenham Hotspur in 2004 before joining Manchester United in 2006. Since then, Carrick has established himself as an important member at the club, helping the team to win five Premier League titles, one Football League Cup, one Champions League, one FIFA World Club and five Community Shield titles. Internationally, he first played for England under-18 and under-21 as well as England B before making his senior debut in 2001. So far, Carrick has won several awards including Football League First Division PFA Team of the Year, Premier League PFA Team of the Year, and Manchester United Players’ Player of the Year.