Kelvin Hayden
Kelvin Hayden
Celebrated Name: Kelvin Hayden
Real Name/Full Name: Kelvin Darnell Hayden Jr.
Gender: Male
Age: 40 years old
Birth Date: 23 July 1983
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois
Nationality: American
Height: 1.83 m
Weight: 88 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In a relationship
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Kyra, Kelvin, Marcell)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): Yes (Taraji P. Henson)
Is Kelvin Hayden Gay?: No
Profession: Footballer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $5 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Kelvin Hayden is an American footballer, most regarded for his career as a player of the National Football League. Before being drafted by the Indianapolis Colts, he played college football in Illinois.

Maybe you know about Kelvin Hayden 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 Kelvin Hayden’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 & Biography

Kelvin was born and raised in the city of Chicago, Illinois. He lived with his mother Lynette Hayden, father Kelvin Hayden Sr. and sister Kendra Hayden. He attended Hubbard High School, where he began playing football. Then, he went to Joliet Junior College and took part in various inter-college tournaments. In these years, he improved his skills manifold and became an All-PowerBar, All-Area, and All-Conference pick.

Personal Life

Hayden dated model-actress Taraji P. Henson for over two and a half years before getting engaged to her in May 2018. The couple managed to keep their relationship away from the public eye until December 2017.

Before Taraji, he dated Carla Maree Boyd, an Australian basketball player. He had two children with her, a daughter named Kyra and a son named Kelvin III.

Kelvin also has a step-son, Marcell, Taraji’s child, with her deceased ex, William.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 28 July 1983, Kelvin Hayden is 40 years old as of today’s date 18th July 2024. His height is 1.83 m tall, and his weight is 88 kg.


The onset of Hayden’s football career began right from when he was in school, where he played as a cornerback and a quarterback. He was his team’s first All-Area and All-Conference pick, and he then attended Joliet Junior College and led its football team. He became a two-time All-Conference selection and an All-Region pick. He and his team were accoladed by the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) for their win at the National Championship win in 2002.

In 2005, Hayden got drafted by the Indianapolis Colts. He became a rage in the NFL community after he led Colts to win against Chicago Bears in the Super Bowl XVI in 2005 and against Philadelphia Eagles in 2006.

He signed a contract with the Chicago Bears in 2013 and played for them for over a year before suffering a hamstring injury, which forced him to miss the entire 2013 season. He resigned in 2014 but then came back as a substitute for Marquess Wilson. However, he was finally let go in September after he faced multiple injuries.

Post-retirement, he has opened various businesses. He also co-owns the Karpa Deem gymnasium in Chicago.

Awards & Achievements

As the captain of Joliet Junior College’s football team, Hayden led it to as good as 21 back to back wins, including the National Championship in 2002, hosted by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). This game fetched him the MVP tag by the same association.

He was also recognized as the Offensive National Player of the Year and the Conference Player of the Year in 2002.

Net Worth & Salary of Kelvin Hayden in 2024

Kelvin Hayden Net Worth
Kelvin Hayden Net Worth

The former NFL cornerback has an estimated net worth of $5 Million, as of July 2024. As a former NFL player, most of his pay came weekly during seasons alongside bonuses ( provided by the league itself) for play-off games participated in and won. In addition to this, he also makes money through various contracts and brand commitments.

Kelvin Hayden is a footballer and a former NFL cornerback. He had carved his journey from being a Chicago Bears fan in his early school days to playing for the same team only with his hard work, tenacity, and perseverance.


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