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Jason Cundy is an English former professional footballer and radio broadcaster for talkSPORT. As a player, he was a defender, who notably played in the Premier League for Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.
Cundy also played in the Football League for Crystal Palace, Bristol City, Ipswich Town and Portsmouth. He was capped three times by England U21, scoring once.
|Net Worth||$4 million|
|Occupation||Former footballer, Broadcaster|
Jason Victor Cundy was born on November 12, 1969 (age 52 years) in London, United Kingdom. Since retirement, he has worked as a broadcaster. He presents The Sports Bar on talkSPORT, Jason Cundy Kicks Off on London Live as well as commentating and presenting for Chelsea TV. Cundy was also the co-founder of the classic section of the Sports Bar “Turnip of the Week”.
Jason Cundy played for Chelsea (1988–92, 41 league appearances), Tottenham Hotspur (loan in 1992, 1992 – November 96, with 28 games), Crystal Palace (one month-loan, 1995), Bristol City (another 30-day loan, 1996), Ipswich Town (after a loan, November 1996–99) and Portsmouth during his football career.
Cundy is remembered for the “freak” goal that he scored against Ipswich Town in a Premiership match for Tottenham, in 1992–93. In an attempt to kick the ball 40 yards from goal, he slipped and managed a wind-assisted effort that ended up flying over ‘keeper Craig Forrest and into the back of the net. The goal was captured live on Sky Sports and put Spurs 1–0 up, in a match that finished 1–1.
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He was forced to retire in 2000 due to a knee injury, and subsequently became a presenter on talkSPORT, regularly appearing with Ian Danter and Alvin Martin on Football First. He also occasionally co-hosted Evening Kick-Off, subbing in for any regular member, while appearing regularly as a presenter/pundit on Chelsea TV.
Jason Cundy currently co-hosts Andy Goldstein’s Sports Bar with Andy Goldstein and Jamie O’Hara on weeknights. Cundy is popular for nightly feature ‘Wheel Of Cundy’ in which he tells a story about a sometimes named and sometimes anonymous footballer he has played with throughout his career.
Cundy presents The Sports Bar on talkSPORT, Jason Cundy Kicks Off on London Live as well as commentating and presenting for Chelsea TV. Cundy was also the co-founder of the classic section of the Sports Bar “Turnip of the Week”.
On Saturday, 18 October 2008, Cundy went on holiday and was unavailable to do TalkSport show, and TalkSport radio DJ Andy Goldstein erroneously reported that he had died after falling off a boat and drowning. The report, which Goldstein later admitted was meant as a joke, resulted in several fans of Chelsea Football Club putting down flowers outside Stamford Bridge the following day.
In 2011, Jason Cundy made a brief appearance on Michael Bublé: Home for Christmas, a Christmas programme presented by Canadian singer Michael Bublé.
In February 1997, just after his transfer to Ipswich Town, he was diagnosed with testicular cancer and had surgery the following day to remove a testicle. It had been announced that he was absent from the team due to a shin injury.
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Cundy helped start the Cancer Campaign in Suffolk and raised thousands of pounds for cancer charities and awareness of the disease. Cundy has also spoken out in support of the charity Act Against Bullying.
Jason Cundy is married to his second wife Hannah Pedley, they had their wedding ceremony in June 2015. His wife is a mezzo-soprano, and they have a son together. However, he was married to his first wife Lizzie Miller from 1994 to 2012 and they had a son Joshua Cundy. Despite the cancer, in May 2000 he and Lizzie had a second son, James Cundy. He separated from Lizzie in 2010, and they divorced in December 2012.
Jason Cundy net worth
How much is Jason Cundy worth? Jason Cundy net worth is estimated at around $4 million. His main source of income is from his career as a former professional footballer and radio broadcaster. Cundy successful has career earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. He is one of the richest and influential personalities in the United Kingdom.