|Real Name/Full Name||Steven Thomas “Steve” Weatherford|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Steve Weatherford|
|Birth Place:||Crown Point, Indiana, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||17 December 1982|
|Age/How Old:||40 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 95 Kg
In Pounds – 209 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
|School:||Terre Haute North Vigo High School|
|College:||University of Illinois|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Laura Steve|
|Kids/Children Name:||6 including Ace, Carney and Aurora|
|Profession:||Former American football punter|
|Net Worth:||$3 Million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Being in the field has never been a joke. This is a career that does not only rely on some’s gifting but also a lot of hard work, sacrifice and commitment. Unlike other careers that rarely fade away no matter how long you take off-work, in sports, staying out of field has a great effect in your career. Therefore, you will need a lot of consistence once you hit it the road rolling.
Steve Weatherford is one man who understood this too well but was ready to do whatever it takes to be successful in his career in sports. Today, he is known as one of the best former American football punter. He started off with college football in Illinois before he signed-in with New Orleans Saints as one of their undrafted free agent back in 2006.
Well, how well do you know about Steve Weatherford? If not much, here is what we know about Steve Weatherford to date.
Biography and Early Life
It was 17th of December in 1982 when Steve was born as Steven Thomas “Steve” Weatherford in Crown Point Indiana in the United States of America. This man might be very successful and a fan of many, but he seems to be very mean with information. For this reason, there is very little known about his background and early life.
Some of the information we found difficult to get our grip on was the names of his parents and their occupation. It was also not possible to figure out whether he is the only child in the family or he has other siblings. We are however still working on this and once we get any reliable information, we will be glad to update it here.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Steve Weatherford in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Steve Weatherford’s age is 40 years old as of today’s date 20th March 2023 having been born on 17 December 1982. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 209 lbs in Pound and 95 kg in Kilograms.
Although Steve is not very generous with information about his early life, it is much easier to find out everything we need about his school life. This is because, the base of his career is in his education. To start with, he was a student at Terre Haute North Vigo High School which is located in Terre Haute, Indiana. In Terre Haute, he was a football player.
He also played, basketball, track and soccer which attracted many universities and as a result, he earned 13 good varsity letters. In football, he was a kicker, punter and safety. He was able to set records for the most FG or Field Goals in a career as a place kicker and a punter. He made the longest field goal and punting average of 55 yards against Lawrence North High School.
After graduating from high school, he decided to join University of Illinois in 2001 where he redshirted his freshman year. In 2002, Steve was named the starter after he managed to average 39.7 yards on 23 punts. He was also a part of men’s track team as a member. In 2003, he become a Honourable Mention All-Big Ten Conference selection.
He was able to break the school’s record set in 1948 by Dike Eddleman by averaging 44.5 yards on 23 punts. In punting average, this achievements helped him achieve the 12th position in the nation and in the big ten, he became second. This also won him several titles including the School’s Special Teams player of the year. Much of his school life was full of activities.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Sometimes when you become successful in life in a particular field, chances are, other side of your life might be ignored or forgotten. However, for Weatherford, he was able to maintain a balance between his career and his personal life or his love life. For this reason, he is not only respected for what he did in the field but also for being a great husband and a father.
Although we currently don’t have details of the number of years he has been married to Laura, the two are very happy together. In addition to this, he has been blessed with a total of 6 kids. Three of his kids are named Ace, Carney and Aurora. The couple currently resides in Encinitas, California.
Is Steve Weatherford Gay?
Steve is definitely not gay. His marriage to Laura and their six children is enough to substantiate this.
After playing college football for several years, in 2006, New Orleans Saints signed him as an undrafted free agent. He played for New Orleans States for two good years then left to join Kansas City Chiefs. Jacksonville Jaguars have also been lucky to have Steve play for them.
New York Jets were also very happy to have him from 2009 to 2010 before he left the team to join New York Giants in 2011. In 2012 when playing with the New York Giants, Steve won a Super Bowl championship. He has had such a successful career in American football that has earned him respect that stands to date.
Steve Weatherford has achieved a lot over the years he has been in the football world. He has also won several honours and awards. These include; 2 All-State Honours and All-Big Ten mention among others.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Steve Weatherford in 2023
Although Steve is already retired, he is still able to live a comfortable life considering he has a net worth of $3 Million as of 2023.
Consistence and hard work are the two most important things that have contributed to the success that Steve enjoys today.