|Celebrated Name:||Donnie Edwards|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Donnie Lewis Edwards Jr|
|Age:||48 years old|
|Birth Date:||6 April 1973|
|Birth Place:||San Diego, California, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Kathryn Edwards (m. 2002)|
|Profession:||American football linebacker from San Diego, California|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$15 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2021|
Donnie Edwards is an American retired football player. He was always a linebacker. His reign is still remembered because of his high achievements. For instance, Edwards is among the only eight footballers who have recorded over 20 interceptions as well as 20 sacks before retiring.
Over his active years, Donnie had played in the National Football League (NFL) for 13 seasons. While at it, he played for two teams namely the San Diego Chargers as well as the Kansas City Chiefs.
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Donnie Edwards was born in 1973 on 6th April. He was born into a family of eight children, and he is the second child of their parents. His place of birth was Chula Vista, California, the United States of America. His family was not wealthy.
The University of California, Los Angeles, offered him a scholarship. He accepted it, and that is where he did his college studies. He studies political science.
Donnie Edwards is the husband of Kathryn Edwards. The two appeared on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. That was during season 6 of the reality television series.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 6 April 1973, Donnie Edwards is 48 years old as of today’s date 1st December 2021. His height is 1.88 m tall, and weight is 103 kg.
His football career began while he was a student at UCLA. He was the college team’s linebacker between 1992 and 1995. He was also on the baseball team and played center-field.
Donnie’s professional career began in 1996 when the Kansas City Chiefs drafted him in its NFL Draft. He was in the 4th round, and his overall position was 98. He played for the team from 1996 to 2001. The following year, he joined the San Diego Chargers. Edwards signed with them as a free agent. While in the team, he was a starter. His contract expires after the 2006 season of the NFL.
He joined the Chiefs for the second time. The signing was in 2007 on 10th March. The team released him two years later on 24th February. Ever since that day, he has not played any professional football.
He has involved himself in charitable deeds since his retirements. He is a host of Dad’s Day with Donnie held yearly. It targets kids missing the father figure. In addition to that, he is a yoga instructor (certified) and the ambassador of the Panerai as well as the Jaeger-LeCoultre watches.
Awards and Achievements
During his college career, Edwards achieved a lot. After his junior year, he earned the honors of third-team All-American. He is also on record for two other things at the UCLA. Donnie takes position three and five as far as tackles for losses and sacks are concerned, respectively. For the number of sacks accomplished in a single season, the player is at number two. For his professional careers, things are similar. In 2002, he not only made it to the Pro Bowl but also became an All-Pro. He became the latter for another time in 2004. That same year, he was the NFL Alumni Linebacker of the Year.
Net Worth & Salary of Donnie Edwards in 2021
As of December 2021, Donnie Edwards net worth is estimated to be more than $15 million. He earned most of it when he was a football player. He got the money by signing various contracts with the two teams that he played for throughout his career. As a result of that, Donnie has accumulated the amount of wealth mentioned above.
Donnie Edwards is a legendary former football player. He came from a humble background, but that did not stop him from achieving. Instead of complaining about what he did not have, he used the talent he had to become great. Presently, he is giving back to society. His charitable actions are transforming many lives.