|Real Name/Full Name:
|Brent Omar Grimes
|40 years old
|19th July 1983
|5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
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Brent Grimes is an American football player whose position is cornerback. He has been playing football since college. He has been playing with various teams such as Atlanta Falcons from 2006 to 2012, Miami Dolphins from 2013 to 2015, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 2016 to 2018. He has never missed any season since he began playing for NFL in 2006.
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Early Life & Biography
Brent Grimes was born on 19th July 1983 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of Deborah Hall. He has not been open about his father, and it seems that he was raised by his mother single-handed. He has a well not disclosed if he has any siblings or not.
Grimes attended Philadelphia Northwest High School, where he played as a cornerback for his school team. He later joined Shippensburg University where he continued to be a football player at the same position.
Grimes is a family man, and he married his wife, Miko Grimes, in 2010. His wife is a former basketball player and also hosted sports talk shows during her career. The couple is blessed with one son, Aiden, who was born in 2010. The couple is still happy together as there have not been any history of their separation.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 19th July 1983, Brent Grimes is 40 years old as of today’s date 29th February 2024. His height is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall, and his weight is 84 kg.
After having played football in his school times, he joined the NFL in 2006, although this time, he was not under any team. Atlanta Falcons drafted him and signed a three-year contract worth $1.08 million. He got a groin injury during one of his training. Atlanta Falcons made him reserve the contract and allocated him to NFL Europa.
He first played with Amsterdam Admirals, then transferred to Rhein Fire and later to Hamburg Sea Devils. He was the cornerback for the Sea Devils, helping them to win in the first division. He later participated in World Bowl XV, where he led the Sea Devils to win against Frankfurt Galaxy.
At this point he returned back to Atlanta Falcons but was only a backup cornerback and became active after the current cornerback, Lewis Sanders was involved in an accident and injured his pectoral muscle.
In the 2008 season, Grimes became the starting cornerback along with Chris Houston after the former starting cornerback, DeAngelo Hall, was traded by Oakland Raiders. During this season, he sustained some injuries on his ankle, making him inactive for 11 weeks, and Domonique Foxworth took over the position of starting cornerback.
After returning, he got another injury on his knee, missing again for three weeks. He regained his position in the 2009 season. In the 2010 season, Dunta Robinson became the new starting cornerback. His contract was ending in this season but was announced to take part in the 2011 Pro Bowl to replace Charles Woodson, who had joined Super Bowl XLV.
He again signed another contract with Atlanta Falcons worth $2.61 million, but this time a free agent. He was to remain with then for the 2011 season, where together with Dunta Robinson continued to be the starting cornerbacks. While still in this season, he acquired another knee injury and had minor surgery, making him miss three games.
After his return, he got another injury which made him miss the games for the rest of the season. He signed another contract in 2012 worth $10.60 million for one year, but the contract was not renewed in the 2013 season.
He joined Miami Dolphins in March 2013 by signing a one year contract worth $5.50 million. In the next season of 2014, he signed another contract with the Dolphins worth $32 million for four years. He joined Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2016 and started with a two-year contract worth $13.50 million. He re-signed the contract for another one year on 12th March 2018 worth $7 million.
Awards & Achievements
Grimes has received various titles while in his career. He won World Bowl XV in 2007. Another recognition is the Pro Bowl, which he had four times in 2010, 2013, 2014, and 2015.
Net Worth & Salary of Brent Grimes in 2024
As of February 2024, Grimes has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He has acquired his total income from his football career, which he has played since he was in high school and won many titles. He has signed many contracts with the various teams he has played with, which have helped to make his net worth that much.
Brent Grimes has become successful for always going after what he wants. He is also very hardworking and, most of all, dedicated to his career. With many celebrity athletes are known to court controversies, Brent has managed to live a private and modest life away from paparazzi’s watch.