Coleen Rooney is the wife of former Manchester United forward and Premier League legend, Wayne Rooney.
Born on 3rd April 1986 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, Coleen Rooney is a renowned former TV personality. She studied at St Bosco’s Arts College – a comprehensive Secondary School for girls established in 1983 by Roman Catholic in Croxteth, Liverpool.
The 37-year-old is a mother of four. She got married to Wayne Rooney in 2008, and the duo have been living together happily after 15 years of marriage.
The wife of the former Manchester United superstar came from a very humble origin. Coleen Rooney’s parents are Tony and Colette McLoughlin. His father was known as a bricklayer, who also ventured into boxing. He ran a boxing club, and Coleen is the eldest of their four children.
One of Coleen Rooney’s sisters is said to have died of Rett Syndrome at the age of 14 in 2013.
Coleen Rooney started as a writer before she ventured into TV presentation. She has written for magazines in the UK such as Closer and Ok! as a columnist.
She started presentation in 2006, assisting a popular British presenter Sir Trevor McDonald who ran a popular TV Series titled Tonight With Trevor McDonald.
Coleen later started her own TV Series, ‘Coleen’s Real Women.’ – a program that canvasses for real women to pioneer advertising campaigns and replace models in the advertising industry.
Before Coleen ventured into the media space to carve a career niche for herself, she and Wayne Rooney had known each other.
According to reports, Coleen met Rooney when she was 12 at Croxteth in Liverpool where they began a lifelong friendship.
Coleen entered into full courtship at the age of 16, and finally got married to Wayne Rooney on 12 June 2008 in Italy.
Coleen and Wayne Rooney were reportedly paid £2.5million by Ok! Magazine, where Coleen has worked previously for exclusive wedding photos and images.
After the marriage, Wayne Rooney welcomed their first son in 2009, before their second, third, and fourth child in 2013, 2016, and 2018 respectively.
All four children are boys and the family is currently living in a £4m mansion in Prestbury, Cheshire.
Coleen Rooney Rebekah Vardy Dispute
Coleen Rooney fell into a legal tussle with Jamie Vardy’s wife, Rebekah Vardy. Coleen complained about private details on her private Instagram account being leaked to the Sun newspaper without her approval.
She accused Rebekah Vardy of being a culprit in the hack of the account as her name was linked to the account that was eavesdropping on hers, and relaying same to the Sun Newspaper.
The ensuing faceoff between the two wives of English football stars was dubbed the ‘Wagatha Christie” scandal.
In response to the accusations leveled against her by Coleen Rooney, Rebekah Vardy denied any wrongdoing, claiming her account was equally hacked.
Rebekah Vardy charged Coleen to court following the feud in 2020, and the judge ruled in favor of Vardy asking Coleen to pay her the sum of £23,000 in court costs, and they were given until May 2021 to go for a mutual settlement.
In 2022, Rebekah Vardy sued Coleen Rooney again for libel claiming Coleen Rooney’s accusations of leaking sensitive details on her private account were false.
This time, the Judge,
dismissed the case ruling in favor of Coleen Rooney as the latter proved that Rebekah Vardy actually hacked and leaked her sensitive private Instagram details to the Sun.
Abbey Clancy Coleen Rooney Instagram Controversy
While Coleen battled Rebekah Vardy for leaking her private details, Abbey Clancy, wife of another Premier League legend, Peter Crouch, emerged into the scene in July 2021 when she appeared to share a post of Coleen Rooney’s private Instagram account.
The new development was a great twist to the Wagatha Christie libel case, with netizens assuming Clancy, must have likely been the protagonist sharing Coleen Rooney’s private posts.
Coleen Rooney Networth
Coleen Rooney is an influential figure in the UK media space and has created a name for herself both as a media guru and wag of a Premier League legend.
She combined writing with her professional media career and has been published in top magazines in Uk.
Apart from writing and media work, Coleen is also into modeling and fashion. She reportedly owns a perfume line and has bagged multi-million dollar deals with brands in the clothing and jewelry niche.
Her net worth is estimated at £14million.