FORMER Aston Villa and Man Utd legend Dwight Yorke was one of the most lethal forwards of his generation and famously dated former-glamour model Katie Price.
Katie has raised their son Harvey Price on her own since his birth, with Dwight initially denying his son's paternity.
Who is Harvey Price's dad Dwight Yorke?
Dwight Yorke is a pro footballer turned footie pundit.
Yorke began his career at Villa and was first discovered by the late Graham Taylor in 1989 while the club was on a tour of the West Indies, in his home country of Trinidad and Tobago.
He stayed at the club for nine years until he moved to Manchester United in 1998, where he starred in the 1999 treble-winning side.
A speedy striker, Yorke was something of a super-sub and netted a number of key goals off the bench.
In 2002 he signed to Blackburn Rovers for £2million and stayed for two years before spending one year at Birmingham City.
Three years later he headed Down Under to Sydney FC, where he was reportedly picking up a wage of $1million a season.
He went on to play for Sunderland in 2006 where his ex-teammate Roy Keane was manager at the time.
Dwight retired from football at the end of the 2008/2009 season and went into punditry.
When did Dwight Yorke split from Katie Price?
Yorke dated Katie Price briefly in 2001 and they reportedly broke up shortly after Katie fell pregnant.
Harvey Price was born in May 2002, making him 19 years old (as of September 2021).
The footballer initially denied Harvey was his but a paternity test eventually proved that he was the father.
Harvey is currently enrolled at a residential school – a journey that will be documented in the upcoming programme Katie Price: What Harvey Did Next.
Katie had previously complained of being unable to visit her son due to a driving ban she was given in 2019.
The ban was set to expire in October 2021 after being extended in April 2021.
However, Katie was arrested again on September 28, 2021 after crashing her car whilst allegedly under the influence.
Why doesn't Dwight Yorke see Harvey Price?
Katie has repeatedly slammed her ex for not wanting to see their disabled son.
In her book Love, Lipstick And Lies she described how Dwight met Harvey after his 10th birthday – but only because her mum rang his manager.
She wrote: "It wasn’t a friendly meeting and I didn’t hear from Dwight afterwards.
"It’s such a shame. All I can say is that he is missing out on a very special little boy.
"Personally, I think he is scared of seeing Harvey…Dwight should try. He would get so much love in return."
As well as Harvey, Yorke has a son called Orlando who was born in 2007.
And in October 2019, Price threatened to confront Harvey’s dad by turning up unannounced at his house on camera with their son.
She told the camera: "What I would like to do is turn up to his dad's place – Dwight Yorke's – ring on the doorbell and be there with Harvey, for him to see Harvey.
"That's what I would like to do and I will do that. I think Dwight should start entering Harvey's life, it's been years."
In 2021, after the release of Katie Price's BBC Documentary Harvey And Me, fans piled on the pressure and accused Dwight of "abandoning" his son.
What is Dwight Yorke's net worth?
Yorke was forced to attend an insolvency meeting after falling into debt in 2018.
In 2017 he also faced financial troubles but a petition against him was dropped after his debts fell to below £5,000.
As a result he was forced to put the Cheshire mansion he shared with his ex Katie on the market.
And in March 2018, he was forced to knock £100,000 off the £2.25 million asking price.
A source told The Sun's Bizarre column: "Dwight’s been desperately trying to get his finances back on track over the past year as his company’s assets dwindled to just £2.
They added: “When you think of how successful Dwight was as a player, it is really quite difficult to believe it has come to this.”
In December 2018, the former Trinidad and Tobago international forked out £1.5million after being the subject of a bankruptcy petition from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
Since hanging up his boots in 2009, Yorke has worked as a pundit for Sky Sports, while he also briefly held the position of assistant manager for the Trinidad and Tobago national team.
As of 2021, his net worth is estimated by CelebrityNetWorth to be £18.3million.
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