Jake Daniels' Instagram, height, nationality, age, current team, and is he gay?

Jake Daniels' Instagram, height, nationality, age, current team, and is he gay?

Sospeter Itolondo
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:02 PM

The young player blew the airwaves when he revealed surprising news about his sexuality. He has elicited both positive and negative views from people all over the world. Come with us as we find out more about Jack Daniels' Instagram world, sexuality, height, and more facts about this remarkable player.

Jake Daniels' sprinting speed
Jake Daniels sprints during a Championship match between his team Blackpool, and Peterborough, on May 7th 2022. Photo: Lee Parker
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The Blackpool striker has seen both the good side and the wild side of the internet in recent times. He also hinted at forgiving a teammate who had done something discriminative towards his choice in so far as sexual preference is concerned. So who is this teammate, and what did he do? Read on to find out.

Profile summary

  • Full Name: Jake Daniels
  • Birth Date: January 8th 2005
  • Age: 17 years old (as of May 2022)
  • Nationality: English
  • Birth Place: Bispham, England
  • Gender: Male
  • Current Residence: England
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Hair Colour: Black
  • Eye Colour: Blue
  • Height in Feet: 5'8"
  • Height in Centimeters: 175 cm
  • Weight in Kilograms: 65 kgs
  • Weight in Pounds: 141 lbs
  • Hair Colour: Black
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Sexual orientation: Gay
  • Instagram: @officialjakedaniels
  • Twitter: @Jake_Daniels11
Jake Daniels' ball control, stats, sexual orientation
Jake Daniels controls the ball during a Championship match on May 7th 2022. Photo: Lee Parker
Source: Getty Images

Jake Daniels' Instagram

His Instagram handle is @officialjakedaniels. He has over 78k followers and follows 149 people as of May 2022. He mainly posts his football endeavours on his Instagram page, keeping his fans abreast with his football activities. He has 14 posts as of May 2022.

Jake Daniel's Twitter handle is @Jake_Daniels11. He has over 23k followers and follows only 121 people as of May 2022. He has over 500 tweets where he keeps his followers and fans engaged.

Jake Daniels' age

He was born in Bispham, England, on January 8th 2005, therefore, he is 17 years old as of May 2022. He recently made the airwaves as he became the first male British football player to come out as gay. Jake Daniel's nationality is English as he was born and raised in England. Jake Daniel's height is 175cm; this translates to 5'8".

Jake Daniels' current team

The young forward just signed a contract to join Blackpool's senior team. He previously played for Blackpool's Academy, where he won Young Player of the Year after scoring 30 goals for the team in all competitions. He signed a contract till 2024 after an electric performance at Stamford Bridge that pleased the first team head coach Neil Critchley. The coach once noted that,

"Jake scored, and that's what he does, he gets goals really made up for Jake; he's had a really good season and it'll be interesting to see what happens with him next season, where his development goes."

Jake Daniel's salary and net worth are currently unknown to the public. However, speculations say that he rakes in about $25000 per week.

Jake Daniels' is he gay?

Yes, the player is gay. He recently came out after deliberating for a long time. This was something new in English football as no other male professional footballer had come out as gay. In an interview, he said,

"I told my mum and my sister. The day after we played Accrington and I scored four, so it just shows how much of a weight off the shoulders it was and a massive relief."

He has received praise and support from many big names in football, such as Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp terming the 17-year-olds decision as 'brave'. In an interview, he said,

"Fantastic that he feels brave enough to do that. When I saw him talking I couldn't believe he was 17 years old. He's obviously very mature. The whole football community will support him with whatever we can do, I am 100 per cent sure. I loved how he really delivered his message. He is right in what he said. He didn't want to hide any more. Good. That is exactly the right way to do it."

Jack Grealish also came forward to support the player. In an interview, he said,

"I think it shows a lot of courage and no one can disagree with that. I think it's absolutely brilliant and it's a massive step forward."

Details about Jake Daniels' partner are not known as he has not made the information public.

Jake Daniels' stats

Jake Daniels' goal stats
Jake Daniels eyes the ball in an attempt to control it during a Sky Bet Championship match. Photo: Lee Parker
Source: Getty Images

He is a great player, having represented his academy team in several competitions. He won the Player of the Year award in his last year at the Academy after netting an incredible 30 goals. So far, he has played one game, and he has not scored or assisted any goals.

Jake Daniel's Instagram account has definitely been popping up with messages of support since his big announcement. Given his current momentum, he is a spectacular player with extraordinary attributes, which will place him high among the greats. He hopes to play on bigger stages later in life and win prestigious awards.

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