James Harrison
James Harrison
Celebrated Name: James Harrison
Real Name/Full Name: James Henry Harrison, Jr.
Gender: Male
Age: 45 years old
Birth Date: 4 May 1978
Birth Place: Akron, Ohio, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.83 m
Weight: 125 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (James Harrison III, Henry)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is James Harrison Gay?: No
Profession: American footballer
Salary: $1,000,000
Net Worth in 2024: $15 million
Last Updated: April 2024

James Harrison is a former American footballer who is famous for playing as a linebacker at Kent State University and later signing for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He has won Pro-Bowl selection five times and two Super Bowls in his career. He is the only undrafted player to ever be named as an Associate Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year. He is the all-time sack leader with 80.5. He is currently working as a football analyst in FS1.

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Early Life & Biography

James Harrison was born on 4 May 1978 in Akron, Ohio, to his parents James Sr. And Mildred. His father was a chemical truck driver. He grew up with his 13 siblings in the city of Akron. While he was in high school, he used to play for Sloan Little League’s Green Team in Little League baseball. He was later selected in the All-Star team in 1991. He was always interested in football but was never supported by his mother towards the same. He, along with his best friend, David Walker, took days to convince her. He completed his schooling from Coventry High School.

Personal Life

James is popularly known as ‘Silverback’ among his fans, and his teammates use to call him ‘Deebo,’ which is the name of a character in the movie ‘Friday.’ He has not yet revealed his marriage. He has two children whose names are James Harrison III and Henry, who were born in 2007 and 2009, respectively.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 4 May 1978, James Harrison is 45 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024. His height is 1.83 m tall, and his weight is 125 kg.


James Harrison started his professional career with Pittsburgh Steelers after he was drafted in the 2002 NFL Draft as an undrafted rookie. He has spent two years both on and off the pitch to practice for the squad. He wore the number 93 jersey while he played for the team before he started adapting number 92 at the Pro Bowler Jason Gildon. He later signed for Baltimore in 2003 to play in NFL Europe. In 2013, he signed for Cincinnati Bengals and recorded a total of 30 tackles for a limited period of time, which is quite an achievement. He is currently working as a sports analyst in FS1.

 Awards & Achievements

James Harrison was one of the greatest defensive backs in NFL history who has won several tournaments in his career span. He has won two Super Bowls with the Steelers and the only undrafted player to receive an Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year award. Following are his few career highlights:

  • 2× Super Bowl champion (XLI, XLIII)
  • 5× Pro Bowl (2007–2011)
  • 2× First-team All-Pro (2008, 2010)
  • 2× Second-team All-Pro (2007, 2009)
  • NFL Defensive Player of the Year (2008)

Net Worth & Salary of James Harrison in 2024

James Harrison Net Worth
James Harrison Net Worth

As of April 2024, The total net worth of James Harrison is estimated to be around $15 million, which he gathered after playing for Pittsburgh Steelers (2002), Baltimore Ravens (2003), Rhein Fire (2003) and Cincinnati Bengals (2013). He has won few NFL titles in his career for which he has been awarded a hefty sum of money. He signed for the New England Patriots in 2017 for a wage of $1,000,000.

James Harrison is a former NFL linebacker who ha won two Super Bowls with his initial team Pittsburgh Steelers. He is the all-time leading sack with a point tally of 80.5. After playing for the Steelers, he was drafted by Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, and New England Patriots. He is the only undrafted player in the history of NFL to win the Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year award. He is currently working as a football analyst.


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