Sebastian Janikowski
Sebastian Janikowski
Celebrated Name: Sebastian Janikowski
Real Name/Full Name: Sebastian Paweł Janikowski
Gender: Male
Age: 46 years old
Birth Date: March 2, 1978
Birth Place: Wałbrzych, Poland
Nationality: Polish-American
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 118 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Lori Janikowski (m.2008)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No/Yes (name)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Sebastian Janikowski Gay?: No
Profession: Former US Football Placekicker
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $15 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Sebastian Janikowski has been a successful former US football placekicker. He became famous for playing in NFL (National Football League) for a long duration of nine seasons, mostly with the Oakland Raiders. He was chosen by the Oakland Raiders seventeen in the 2000 NFL Draft. He played for Seattle Seahawks in the last draft of NFL. Throughout his career, he has received several awards and titles, a few of them being Lou Groza Award (1998, and 1999), and BCS national champion.

Maybe you know about Sebastian Janikowski 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 Sebastian Janikowski’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

Sebastian Janikowski was born in Wałbrzych, Poland. His father’s name is Henryk Janikowski, who has been a professional level soccer player. His mother’s name is Halina Janikowski. After his birth, in the 1980s, his family shifted to the US to make progress in his career. After some years, his parents took a divorce.

Sebastian started to live with his mother. He made efforts to excel at soccer. He completed his graduation at Seabreeze high school and attended Florida State University. When he was fifteen years old, he earned a place in the “under-17” team. His performance was appreciated in high school tournaments and laid a strong foundation in building a future career in soccer.

Personal Life

Looking at his personal life, and relationships, Sebastian got married to Lori Janikowski in the year 2008. The couple gave birth to two children, a daughter named Mila Janikowski, and a son named Vi Janikowski. His fans call him by his nickname is Polish Cannon. On April 28, 2019, he declared his retirement from his football career after nineteen years in the National Football League. He retired with 1,799 points that have been his all-time leading scorer.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on March 2 1958, Sebastian Janikowski is 66 years old as of today’s date 19th June 2024. His height is 6 ft 1 inch tall, and his weight is 118 kg.


Sebastian Janikowski began his professional-level career when the Oakland Raiders drafted him with the seventeenth overall pick in the NFL Draft (2000).

In 2002, he was successful in reaching Super Bowl XXXVII with the Oakland Raiders. For his remarkable performance, he was signed for a five-year contract extension in 2004. This contract was worth $10.5 million. With this massive contract amount, he became the highest remunerated placekicker in the history of the NFL. In February 2010, the Oakland Raiders prolonged his agreement with the team for four more years. He received $16 million for signing this deal.

In 2011 he was invited to the Pro Bowl event and received “second-team All-Pro honors.”

In August 2013, he signed four years extension agreement for four years with the Oakland Raiders for around nineteen million dollars for more than five years.

On April 13, 2018, Sebastian signed a one-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks. He helped his team won the team against the Carolina Panthers by making three field goals and extra points. His team won 30-27. For his significant contribution to the victory of the team, he received the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week award.

Awards & Achievements

For his noteworthy performance, Sebastian Janikowski was awarded several prestigious awards. Some of them are as follows:

Pro Bowl (in 2011)

Second-team All-Pro (in 2011)

BCS national champion (in 2000)

Two times Lou Groza Award (in 1998, and 1999)

Two times Consensus All-American (in 1998, and 1999)

USA Today High School All-American (in 1996)

NFL records:

The longest field goal in overtime: 57 yards

Most field goals of 50+ yards in one game: 3. There was a tie with Justin Tucker

Most field goals in one quarter: 4 (There was a tie)

Most field goals attempted of 60+ yards in a career: 8

Most field goals of 50+ yards in a career: 58

Most extra points in a Pro Bowl: 8

The longest field goal attempt (unofficial): 76 yards

Net Worth & Salary of Sebastian Janikowski in 2024

Sebastian Janikowski Net Worth
Sebastian Janikowski Net Worth

Sebastian Janikowski is a professional level Polish American football player who has a net worth of around $15 million as of June 2024. He presently plays as a placekicker for Oakland Raiders of NFL.

He started his football career when he was elected in the team of the Seabreeze football team in his high school. USA Today named him as 1996 All-US team. Sebastian earned an annual salary of $3,200,000 from Oakland Raiders in 2015, $2,700,000 in 2014, and $ 3,500,000 in 2013.

He entered into a contract with Oakland Raiders in 2013 for four years (2013-2017) for $ 15,100,000. He also received a signing bonus of $ 1,800,000 from Oakland Raiders in 2013. Sebastian has been associated with Oakland Raiders from 2000 and has amassed huge wealth in his twenty years of association.

Sebastian Janikowski is one of the most-sought and valuable senior players in the Oakland Raiders team of NFL. He has made a remarkable career of almost two decades with the team and has entertained his fans throughout the globe.


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