MANCHESTER CITY star Jack Grealish has described his sister Hollie as his “best friend”.
Jack Grealish has called his sister, Hollie, his “best friend”
Who is Jack Grealish’s sister Hollie Grealish?
Hollie Grealish, 19, was born on August 30, 2003.
She was born with cerebral palsy – a condition which affects movement and balance.
Jack has explained that his sister was born three months premature and was not expected to be able to walk or talk.
However, she defied the odds and can now do both.
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Hollie has been a huge supporter of Jack, both on and off the pitch, and the pair have a very close relationship.
After the bash, Whyment took to Instagram to share a kind message to the birthday girl, writing: “Absolute pleasure to surprise @holliegrealish one of the biggest @coronationstreet fans I know tonight for her 18th Birthday.”
Hollie responded with: “You’ve made my night complete, thank you so much for coming, hopefully I’ll see you soon xxx.”
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During the Covid Pandemic, he sold one of his Aston Villa shirts for £55,000 and donated the money to the NHS.
Jack is also said to have donated £150,000 to a local hospital during the coronavirus pandemic.
The footballer also signed up to be an Ambassador for Special Olympics GB, campaigning for more inclusion in the sport.
Jack has committed to a long-term role with the charity, that aims to bring children with intellectual disabilities into sports.
At the time he said: “Special Olympics GB is such an important organisation, playing a huge role in tackling the lack of inclusion for hundreds of thousands of kids in the UK with intellectual disabilities”.
Does Jack Grealish have any other siblings?
Jack, born on September 10, 1995, is the oldest of five siblings.
His brother, Keelan, was born on June 25, 1999, but passed away when he was just nine months old.
Keelan died of sudden infant death syndrome in April 2000, when Jack was four years old.
Throughout his career, Jack has paid tribute to Keelan, dedicating several of his goals to his sibling.
In November 2018, while Jack was playing for Aston Villa, he dedicated their 4-2 win to his little brother.
After the game he said: “I got emotional after scoring because of my little brother who passed away. I dedicated the goal to him.”
Jack marked the 22nd anniversary of his brother’s death in 2022 by posting a photo of his gravestone.
Jack also has a younger sister, Kiera, born in 2001, and a younger brother, Kevan, who was born in 1997.
What has Jack Grealish said about Hollie Grealish?
Jack has called his sister, Hollie, his “best friend”.
He said: “I’m so close with my little sister. Hollie is 19 now, she was born three months premature.
“They said that she wouldn’t be able to talk, she wouldn’t be able to walk, and do a lot of stuff but here we are and she can do everything.
“Obviously I love her so much, yeah I think I’m a good big brother to her.”
On Hollie’s 19th birthday, Jack took to his Instagram to share his love for his sister, writing: “Happy 19th birthday to my beautiful little sister Hollie.
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“Keep being you and the happy little girl you are! Love you lots”.
On his sister’s previous birthdays, he has called her his “inspiration” and his “hero”.