J. J. Watt
J. J. Watt
Celebrated Name: J. J. Watt
Real Name/Full Name: Justin James “J. J.” Watt
Gender: Male
Age: 35 years old
Birth Date: 22 March 1989
Birth Place: Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.96 m
Weight: 131 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a relationship
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children: No
Yes (Kealia Ohai)
Profession: American football defensive
Net Worth in 2024: $15 million
Last Updated: April 2024

J. J. Watt is an American footballer who plays as a defensive end for Houston Texans, which is a team of the National Football League (NFL). He has been a member of the team since 2011. Before that, he had played college football at Central Michigan University before transferring to the University of Wisconsin. In 2011, he was selected in the year’s NFL Draft.

Maybe you know about J. J. Watt very well But do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of J. J. Watt’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Watt was born in 1989 on 22nd March to Connie and John Watt. His birthplace was Waukesha, Wisconsin. Their family is of Scottish ancestry. His mother’s and father’s careers are a building operations vice-president and a firefighter, respectively.

He has two younger brothers, namely Derek Watt and T. J. Watt. The former is a fullback for the Los Angeles Chargers while the latter plays linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers. As for him, his initial interest was hockey though he also played football.

Watt went to Pewaukee High School. He later earned a scholarship from Central Michigan University. Then, J. J. left the school to join the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He missed his senior year at the university. Instead, he chose his football career over completing his education.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 22 March 1989, J. J. Watt is 35 years old as of today’s date 20th April 2024. His height is 1.96 m tall, and his weight is 131 kg.


After accepting a scholarship from Central Michigan University. He was playing as a tight end. After 14 games, he had made eight receptions and 77 receiving yards. That is when his coach proposed that he move to offensive tackle.

He did not welcome the suggestion well. Therefore, he left the university and joined the University of Wisconsin. There he would play as a defensive end. He played for the team for three years. It is during his senior year that he entered the NFL Draft. The Houston Texans selected him. In 2011 on 28th April, Watt signed a four-year contract with the team. Watt has been playing for the team ever since.

Awards & Achievements

It is evident that Watt is a great player. He has received awards such as Lott Trophy. In the same year mentioned above, he was both First-team All-American and First-team All-Big Ten. Watt is a four-time Pro Bowl as well as First-team All-Pro for the period between 2012 and 2015. In 2012, 2014 and 2015, he was the NFL Defensive Player of the Year. Also, he was the NFL sacks leader in 2012 and 2015. Watt was awarded the Bert Bell Award in 2014 as well.

Net Worth & Salary of J. J. Watt in 2024

J. J. Watt Net Worth 2019As of April 2024, J. J. Watt has an estimated net worth of around $15 million. His only source of income is his football playing career. His 2011 contract with his team was worth 11.24 million, and its length was four years. Watt and the Texans signed yet another six-year contract extension. Its worth was $100 million.

At the signing, he would receive $30.9 million. If he was to be a roster, he would get $21 million to come to the start of the 2016 season. Watt has an annual salary of about $2 million. The earnings have significantly contributed to his current net worth.

J. J. Watt is a football player who has been playing for the Houston Texans since 2011. Before that, he had played college football for both Central Michigan University and the University of Wisconsin. Also, he had played for his high school called Pewaukee High School. His position is usually the defensive end. However, back in Michigan, he had played the tight end. As a result of his skillful football skills, Watt has earned himself a long list of awards and championships.


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