John Carew, Pleads guilty to tax Evasion and was Sentenced to 14 months in jail

John Carew, Pleads guilty to tax Evasion and was Sentenced to 14 months in jail

John Carew is a retired professional footballer from Norway who played as a striker. He played in 91 games for Norway, scoring 24 goals.

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John Carew, a former striker for Aston Villa, received a 14-month prison term after pleading guilty to tax evasion charges in his native Norway.

The 43-year-old acknowledged hiding assets and taxable income totaling around £26.7 million between 2014 and 2019. Carew said that since he resided overseas, he believed he did not have to pay taxes there. However, the prosecution presented proof that he spent more than 183 days annually in Norway during that period, making him liable for tax. In addition to the prison term, he also had to pay a £46,000 fine.

Carew admitted to the jury that he had been acting on his former agent’s recommendations. The court found that he behaved negligently but not intentionally, according to his attorney Berit Reiss-Andersen. We’ve been arguing over this from the beginning, and Carew made it obvious that he wanted to clarify things.

Carew would carefully review the judgment before determining whether to appeal, Reiss-Andersen said. Nearly 500 games were played by the former striker throughout his career, which spanned nine teams and included Valencia, Roma, Lyon, Stoke, and West Ham. He retired in 2012. Additionally, he scored 24 goals in 91 matches for Norway at the international level.

John Carew started his professional career with his neighborhood club Lrenskog, a small club in the Akershus area. Before being acquired by Vlerenga in 1997, Carew was already recognized as a highly talented young player and had attracted some media attention.

Norwegian Football Cup

That same year, Carew was a member of the squad that earned a promotion to Tippeligaen and won the Norwegian Football Cup. He played in 58 games and scored 30 goals during his two years with the team, and his profile increased as a result of his combination of physical strength and scoring prowess.

 John Carew was a member of Norway’s Euro 2000 team and played 91 times for them, scoring 24 goals. On November 18, 1998, he made his full international debut as the first black player to represent Norway.

Carew starred in the Canadian horror movie Dead of Winter, which was released in 2014, as his first feature. On July 17, 2015, his second movie, a thriller titled Hvdinger, was released in Norway.

Carew played Michael Ellingsen, an aged great football player for a tiny Norwegian team, in the popular Norwegian TV series Heimebane in 2018.

Jungle Warrior

Alongside Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, and Chiwetel Ejiofor, Carew portrayed the Jungle Warrior in the 2019 Disney picture Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, a dark fantasy adventure.

Carew appeared in the Canadian horror movie Dead of Winter, which was released in 2014, as his first feature. On July 17, 2015, his second movie, a thriller titled Hvdinger, was released in Norway.

 Carew played Michael Ellingsen, an aged great football player for a tiny Norwegian team, in the popular Norwegian TV series Heimebane in 2018.

Alongside Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, and Chiwetel Ejiofor, Carew portrayed the Jungle Warrior in the 2019 Disney picture Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, a dark fantasy adventure.

Early Life

John Carew was born in Lrenskog, Akershus, Norway on September 5, 1979 (age 43). His Zodiac sign is Virgo and he holds a Norway nationality. He belongs to the white ethnic group.

Carew was born in Lrenskog, Norway to a Norwegian mother and a Gambian Jola father. Elisabeth Carew, Carew’s sister, is an R&B singer.

Relationship

Jeremy Carew In fact, between 2004 and 2005, the former player was embroiled in a paternity dispute brought by the Norwegian Susan Namaddu, who claimed that the same was the biological father of his son Tires. Although he is not married, he has had numerous romantic and adventurous vicissitudes.

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Carew first refused to recognize him but soon after the DNA test, he did (which confirmed paternity). He was in a three-month-long romance with singer Alesha Dixon in 2008. He started dating Lauren Budd, the ex-girlfriend of actor David Walliams, in September 2009.

Net worth

The net worth or income of John Carew is believed to be between $1 million and $5 million dollars. He has amassed a large fortune from his major profession as a soccer player.

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