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Emile Smith Rowe Bio: Stats, News, Wiki and Net Worth

Emile Smith Rowe is a professional footballer, who currently plays for the Premier League club Arsenal and the England national team.

Smith Rowe is an exciting young player to watch with his abilities to unlock the defences and good vision that helps his teammates score goals more easily.

In this article you will learn everything there is to know about Emile Smith Rowe such as his childhood, starts, net worth, relationships and so much more. So read on to find out more interesting facts about the rising Arsenal star.

Who is Emile Smith Rowe?

Emile Smith Rowe is a professional football player, who plays as an attacking midfielder for the English club Arsenal and the England national team. Smith Rowe helped the Gunners win the FA Cup and the Community Shield.

The young Englishman is considered one of the best midfielders of his generation. Many even find the resemblance between Emile Smith Rowe and the Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne not only in appearance but also in the style of play.

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Emile Smith Rowe Biography

Emile Smith Rowe was born on July 28, 2000, so his age is 22.

According to his birthday, Emile Smith Rowe's zodiac sign is Leo, which means that he is a very determined and passionate person. Usually, people born under the sign of Leo are known for their strong leadership qualities and their loyalty.

Emile Smith Rowe was born in Croydon, England and his nationality is English.

Emile Smith Rowe Early Life, Parents and Siblings

Emile Smith Rowe originates from Thornton Heath in the south London borough of Croydon, but when he signed with the youth academy of Arsenal his parents and brother moved to north London.

Smith Rowe's father was the reason to become a footballer because the young footballer was always looking after his father, who was a semi-professional.

“I always looked up to my dad,” says Smith Rowe. “Just in everything, I do really because I’m so close with him. He inspired me so much because he used to play football as well as a semi-professional.”

The young England international is very close to his family, who encouraged him in his journey of becoming a professional footballer.

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Emile Smith Rowe Education

Emile Smith Rowe lacked interest in his studies and he preferred to play football instead. He wasn't the best in school and he didn't focus much on his lessons.

Emile Smith Rowe Professional Career

Arsenal: Early years

Emile Smith Rowe joined Arsenal's Hale End Academy in 2010 at the age of ten, after playing for a while for the South London-based side Glebe. Smith Rowe made his first appearances for the Under-23s at the age of 16. At the age of 17, after impressing performances for the Under-23s, Smith Rowe signed his first professional contract with Arsenal on July 31, 2017.

The youngster made his Arsenal first-team debut on September 20, 2018, against Vorskla Poltava in the UEFA Europa League, coming on as a second-half substitute for Alex Iwobi.

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RB Leipzig

After impressive first appearances for the Gunners, on January 31, 2019, Emile Smith Rowe joined RB Leipzig on a loan until the end of the 2018/19 season. Smith Rowe was unable to train with the team for several weeks, as he was not fully recovered from a groin injury.

Due to his injury, he played a total of 28 minutes for Leipzig, coming three times as a substitute.

Huddersfield Town

After an unimpressive loan spell at RB Leipzig, Smith Rowe went on another loan deal to Huddersfield Town. He signed with the Championship side on January 10, 2020, on a loan deal until the end of the 2019/20 season.

Emile Smith Rowe scored two goals in 19 appearances for Huddersfield in the Championship.

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Arsenal: Breakthrough season

Emile Smith Rowe's breakthrough in the first-team of Arsenal was in the 2020/21 season under the management of Mikel Arteta.

He has a low start to the 2020/21 campaign, as he was struggling with injuries following his return to the club, but yet Arsenal's manager showed his trust in the youngster and let him play the number 10 role, replacing Willian on Boxing Day against Chelsea, where Arsenal won 3-1, to end their poor run of form.

Smith Rowe ended his 2020/21 campaign with two goals and four assists in 20 Premier League matches.

His impressive performances and good form led to a new long-term contract. On July 22, 2021, Smith Rowe signed a new five-year deal with Arsenal and he was given the number 10 shirt.

International Career

Whilst still progressing through the ranks at Arsenal's academy, Smith Rowe has been capped by England at U16, U17, U18 and U19 levels.

Smith Rowe was part of the England squad that finished second in the UEFA European Under-17 Championship in 2017.

He had his breakthrough in the England senior team on November 12, 2021, when he came on as a substitute for Raheem Sterling in the 5-0 win against Albania in the World Cup qualifiers.

Smith Rowe scored his first goal on a senior international level against San Marino on November 15, 2021.

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Emile Smith Rowe Net Worth and Salary

Emile Smith Rowe's net worth is estimated to be roughly $1 Million.

Smith Rowe's annual salary at Arsenal is £1,040,000 and he earns £20,000 per week.

Emile Smith Rowe Body Measurements, Height and Weight

Emile Smith Rowe's body measurements are 40-32-35 inches.

Smith Rowe's height is 1.82 m (6 ft) and his weight is 79 kg (174 lbs). He has blonde hair and blue eyes.

Currently, Emile Smith Rowe has a tattoo on his wrist and on his arm.

Emile Smith Rowe Social Media

Emile Smith Rowe is not one of those footballers, who is not very active on social media. He prefers to focus more on his career and becoming one of the best midfielders in the league.

Emile Smith Rowe has gained thousands of followers on Instagram. You can check Emile Smith Rowe's Instagram here, he goes by the nickname @esr.

You also can check Smith Rowe's Twitter here.

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Emile Smith Rowe Personal Life and Relationships

Emile Smith Rowe is currently single. He is completely focused on his career and his development as a footballer, so he is not dating anyone.

When he is not training or playing a football match for Arsenal, he is on his PlayStation. Smith Rowe has even spent many nights where he was playing video games, so his mother had to move the PlayStation away from his room.

Emile Smith Rowe Honours and Awards

Emile Smith Rowe has won several trophies despite being at such a young age. He has won the FA Community Shield with Arsenal, as well as FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2017.

Interesting Facts About Emile Smith Rowe

Emile Smith Rowe loves shoes. He says that trainers are his favourite part of his outfit. Smith Rowe even collected trainers. “I’ve always loved trainers. There are some designer shoes I like. When I was 17, I used to collect so many trainers. I just love shoes really.”

Smith Rowe is a fan of house music.

Emile Smith Rowe's favourite movie is the Fast and Furious series. He is such a big fan that he can sit all day and watch the whole series.


Full NameEmile Smith Rowe
NicknameCroydon De Bruyne
PositionAttacking Midfield
Date of BirthJuly 28, 2000
Zodiac SignLeo
BirthplaceCroydon, England
EthnicityWhite British
Net Worth$1 Million
Annual Salary£1,040,000
Weekly Wage£20,000
Height1.82 m (6 ft)
Weight79 kg (174 lbs)
Body Measurements40-32-35
Shoe Size8 (US); 41 (EU)
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
TattoosOn his wrist and arm
ParentsLes Smith Rowe (Father) and Fiona Smith Rowe (Mother)
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