Alvin Edward Martin is a former English footballer and defender. During the 1980s, the defender played for England 17 times and made a great contribution to the 1986 World Cup.

Further, during his soccer career, Martin played for West Ham United and scored 34 goals in his 598 games. The footballer came to the limelight at the beginning of his soccer career. He played in several Premier League seasons before leaving Leyton Orient in 1996.

Whoopi Goldberg’s Husband, Alvin Martin

Alvin Martin (1973 – 1979) is a former husband of Whoopi Goldberg. Additionally, Alvin Martin is the first husband out of three spouses of Whoopi Goldberg. Further, Alvin and Whoopi had 6 years long relationship. Their divorce was finalized in 1988. Alvin was a former drug counselor to Whoopi.

In fact, out of her three husbands, Alvin was the one who stayed in a long relationship with Whoopi. In her interview, she mentioned that marriage wasn’t for her after the failure of her wedding three times.

The English footballer Alvin Martin
The English footballer Alvin Martin
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Alvin and Whoopi had three children- a daughter, Alex Martin, and sons, David Martin and Joe Martin. Moreover, David is a goalkeeper, and Joe is a defender. Both of his children have been in the field of soccer and doing great in their profession. David played as a goalkeeper for Premier League club West Ham United while Joe plays for National League South club Ebbsfleet United.

After the footballer’s divorce from Whoopi, Alvin never thought of marriage, nor did he marry anyone. Today, Alvin is living his single life and has even been a grandfather.

What Is The Net Worth Of Alvin Martin?

According to celebritynetworth, the net worth of Alvin Martin is $5 million, similar to Damien Prince. The major source of Alvin’s income is his football profession.

Furthermore, the defender has also worked as a commentator for Sky Sports T.V. and radio. Similarly, his former wife, Whoopi Goldberg, has a net worth of $60 million per celebrity net worth. The millionaire Alvin is surely living his life in luxury and ecstasy.

 In 1993, Whoopi paid $2.6 million for a home in L.A.’s Pacific Palisades neighborhood. She listed her house for sale in January 2018 for $8.8 million. A year later, she added more price to $9.6 million.

As a successful and wealthy athlete, the defender has generated good fortune through sponsorship deals and brand endorsements.

More Information About Alvin Martin

Alvin Martin was born on July 29 29, 1958, in Walton, Liverpool, England. Talking about his contract with Leyton Orient, he participated in 17 games but sadly could not score any.

Then he played for the England National Team, there also he played 17 games, but couldn’t score any of the goals. After several disappointments, he was drafted to Southern United F.C. In 1996, the defender left West Ham United, supporting it for 21 years. Soon after his retirement, he started working as a football expert on Sky Sports T.V.

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Alvin has appeared 17 times in international games. Since his childhood, Martin had a deeper interest in playing football. At the time of his school, too, Alvin played for Bootle. Further, the defender connected with Merseyland Club Everton during his High School.

Alvin Martin Hat Trick

On April 21, 1986, West Ham had a match with Newcastle United. The game is momentously remembered for Alvin Martin’s hat-trick. In fact, this match is the first match in his career and the first score in the league. Further, Alvin scored goals against three different goalkeepers. The game ended with West Ham-8 and Newcastle United-1.

Surely, Alvin is remembered throughout the history of England. His first match, in fact, made him gain the spotlight and the attention of his audience both at national and international levels.

David Martin Son
Joe Martin Son

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