Andy Hessenthaler is an English football manager as well as a former player who started his career in the non-league football and did not turn profession till he joined the Watford when he was at the age of 26. He joined the Gillingham in 1996 and then spent his next ten years at the club as the player as well as later as player-manager by managing the club to its highest ever finish in English Football League System and becoming regarded as the legend of Kent club.

After leaving the Gillingham, he had his short spell at the Barnet before joining the Dover Athletic in the year 2007. After three years there, he became the manager at the Gillingham for second time. But his contract was terminated at end of 2011-12 seasons. He then again returned to the club as the assistant manager in 2014 before taking on similar role at the Leyton Orient in next year.

A native of Dartford, England, Andy came into this world on 17th August of the year 1965 which has now made him reach at the age of 50. Although he is known by the name Andy Hessenthaler, as a child, he was named as Andrew Hessenthaler. As he was born in the month of August, his star sign is Leo. He is a tall guy with the height of five feet and seven inches that is 1.70 m. His mother died in the year 1991 which is shortly before his first professional match. His father was an aspiring football player and he was at one time on books of Arsenal, but he never played professionally.

While he was a teenager, Andy played for a youth team of his local club Dartford. Later, he joined the Fawkham based amateur team called Corinthian but Charlton Athletic took him on in the year 1983 in a non-contract trial basis. Again in 1986, he was spotted by the manager of Dartford Peter Taylor while he was playing in Kent Senior Cup match and he spent his four years at the club. Later, he moved to the Redbridge Forest where he spent a season and also helped the team to win Isthmian League championship. On recommendation of Peter Taylor, he was signed to Hertfordshire club for the transfer fee of £65000 at beginning of 1991-92 season. He had also played for Hull City, Barnet, and Dover Athletic.

Moving on to his personal life biography, Andy has already got married. He is married to his wife named Nikki. The couple has two children together with each other. Among them, one is a daughter named Jasmine and another is a son named Jake who is a professional football player who made his debut for the Gillingham in December of the year 2013.

His brother-in-law is Darren Hare who is the youth team manager at the Gillingham. In addition to that, he is also the director of the sports and social club in the Gillingham. Besides that, to get more details regarding his bio and salary, it can also be found from various sources and he can also get connected through the Twitter and Instagram account. 



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