Luke Kuechly is an American football player who currently plays for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He is one of the top 100 NFL best players.
Luke Kuechly was born as Luke August Kuechly on April 20, 1991. He is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He was born to parents Eileen Kuechly(mother) and Tom Keuchly(father). As of 2019, he is 28 years old and his birth sign is Taurus. Regarding his siblings, he has two brothers named John Keuchly and Henry Keuchly.
Talking about his education, Kuechly completed his high school education from Cincinnati (OH) St. Xavier high school. He further joined Boston College for higher studies.
He played for his college team, Boston College Eagles and gets retired from his team on October 22, 2016. In the year 2009, he was awarded the ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year. Following by another award CFN All-Freshman Defensive Team. In his sophomore year, he finished the season with 183 tackles. With his college team, he also played in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl. And by the end of the season, he was named the defensive MVP for a second time.
Luke started his professional career in 2012. The Caroline Panthers drafted him as the ninth overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. During his first season with the team, he earned the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year. In the second season, he was honored him with the award of Defensive Player of the Year in 2013.
In the 2014 season, he led his team in the NFL with 153 tackles, three sacks, one interception, one forced fumble, and 12 pass deflections. During that time, he also won the Butkus Award. Later in 2016, he played 10 games and recorded over 100 tackles, two sacks, six passes defended, one interception. In the 2018 season, he started off the season with 13 combined tackles in the 16–8 wins over the Dallas Cowboys. Then in the third week of the season, they played against the Cincinnati Bengals where he recorded his lone interception on the season. Furthermore, he also recorded a team-high 10 tackles against the San Francisco 49ers in the 2019 season.
Awards & Achievements
Throughout his professional career, Luke has received numerous awards like Butkus Award, Bronko Nagurski Trophy and also Lott Trophy. In the year 2014, he was awarded the Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year.
He also received the NFL Honors – AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2013. Furthermore, he also received the Anthony J. McKevlin Award in 2012 and Art Rooney Award in the year 2018.
Is Luke Kuechly Married? Who Is His Wife?
Yes, the NFL player Luke Kuechly is a married man. He is married to his long-term girlfriend, Shanon Reilly. She is a former professional club field hockey player and she is doing her Masters in Physician Assistant Studies at Gardner-Webb University.
The couple started dating from the year 2012 and they are really supportive of each other. They are often spotted spending their vacations together exploring several beautiful places.
What Is The Net Worth Of Luke Kuechly?
Luke Kuechly is one of the wealthy NFL players. He has an accumulated net worth of $15 million as of 2019. As per the 2012 contract with the NFL, he earned a $12.58 million. As well as in 2015 he signed a five-year extension for $62 million.
In the year 2018, he earned a salary of $7,363,324 and a bonus of $400,000. In addition, he also has a huge collection of cars like Cadillac, Audi and BMW and more. He has a cap value of $12,763,324 and as well as a dead cap of worth $23,563,324.
Height & Weight
The 28 years old NFL player stands at a height of 6 feet and 3 inches and weighs 100 kgs. Similarly, he has black hair colored hair with brown color eyes. Now talking about his social networking sites, he is active only on Twitter.
Facts of Luke Kuechly
|Full Name||Luke Kuechly|
|Net Worth||$15 million|
|Date Of Birth||April 20, 1991|
|Age||29 years 9 months|
|Place Of Birth||Cincinnati, Ohio, USA|
|Height||6 feet 3 inches|
|Education||Boston College, Cincinnati (OH) St. Xavier high school|
|Luke Kuechly Twitter|