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Kirk Cousins

Kirk Cousins

Kirk Cousins is an American football player who currently plays for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL) as a quarterback.

Kirk Cousins opened his eyes as Kirk Daniel Cousins on 19th August 1988, in Barrington, Illinois, the United States of America. As of 2019, his age is 31 years old while his horoscope is Leo. He is the son of Don Cousins (father) and Mary Ann Cousins (mother). His father was a senior pastor at Discovery Church in Orlando, Florida.

Kirk Cousins with his family
Caption: Kirk Cousins with his family (Photo: Instagram)

Cousins grew up with his two siblings. Kirk holds an American nationality while he belongs to a white ethnical background.

Kirk Cousins stands at a tall height of 6 feet 2 inches while his body weight is around 95 kg. Cousins has a light brown colored hair while his eyes are blue in color.

Degree in Kinesiology

He completed his high school education from the Holland Christian High School in Holland, Michigan. After that, he received a degree by specializing in Kinesiology from Michigan State University located in East Lansing, Michigan.

College Career

  • He started his football career from his high school days and at that time, he was a star high school athlete in basketball, football, and baseball.
  • After finishing high school, he became the head coach at Michigan State in the year 2007.
  • Further, he was named to the Second Team All-Big Ten during his last year at Michigan State University.
  • On 2nd January 2012, he played his final game with his college defeating the Georgia Bulldogs in the Outback Bowl.

Professional Career

  • The Washington Redskins selected him as the seventh choice in the 4th round of the 2012 NFL Draft.
  • After that, he showed his performance in the 2012 season, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 too for Redskins.
  • In the year 2015, he led the Redskins to an NFC East title in his first year as the team’s starter.
  • During his time with the Redskins, he earned the nickname Captain Kirk from the media for his presence as a leader, referencing the Star Trek character.
Kirk Cousins, American football player
Caption: Kirk Cousins, American football player (Photo: Instagram)
  • The Minnesota Vikings signed him on a three-year contract for around $84 million on 15th March 2018. At that time, that was one of the highest-paid contracts to any player in NFL history.
  • As of now, he is playing for Vikings as their quarterback.
  • Apart from all these, he has also appeared in various commercials with Easterns Motors alongside former Redskin teammates Josh Norman and Ryan Kerrigan.

Achievements

  • In the year 2011, he won the Lowes’s Senior CLASS Award.
  • He earned third NFC Offensive Player of the Week award in the year 2016.
  • Also, he won the NFC Offensive Player Of The Month award in the following year.
  • In the year 2017, he earned another NFC Offensive Player of the Week award.
  • In the following year, he was ranked 94th by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018.

What is the Net Worth and Salary of Kirk Cousins?

Kirk Cousins has an estimated net worth of around $50 million as of 2019 which he earned through his football career. On 15th March 2018, he agreed on a fully guaranteed, three-year contract with Vikings, worth of $84 million. At that time, that was one of the highest-paid contracts to any player in NFL history. After penning a contract with Vikings, his average annual salary is around $28 million.

Kirk Cousins with his wife, Julie Hampton on their car
Caption: Kirk Cousins with his wife, Julie Hampton on their car (Photo: Instagram)

Married with his Girlfriend Julie Hampton on 28th June 2014

Kirk Cousins is a happily married man. He tied the wedding knot to his long-term girlfriend, Julie Hampton. After dating for some years, they tied the wedding knot on 28th June 2014, in Atlanta, Georgia. Their wedding was a private one where their close friends and family were only invited.

Kirk Cousins with his wife, Julie Hampton
Caption: Kirk Cousins with his wife, Julie Hampton (Photo: Instagram)

They gave birth to a son, Cooper Cousins. In the year 2019, they again gave birth to another son.

Facts of Kirk Cousins

Full NameKirk Cousins
Net Worth$50 million
Date Of Birth19th August 1988
Age31 years 3 months
Place Of BirthBarrington, Illinois, the United States of America
Height6 feet 2 inches
Weight95 kg
ProfessionFootball Player
EducationHolland Christian High School, Michigan State University
NationalityAmerican
SpouseJulie Hampton (2014)
ChildrenCooper Cousins
ParentsDon Cousins (father) and Mary Ann Cousins (mother)
FacebookKirk Cousins Facebook
Star SignLeo

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