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Chris Cooley Wiki Biography
Born Christopher Ken “Chris” Cooley on the 11th July 1982 in Powell, Wyoming USA, he is a retired American Football player, who played in the tight end position for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). His career was active from 2004 until 2012; he tried unsuccessfully to return to the field in 2015.
Have you ever wondered how rich Chris Cooley is, as of mid-2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Chris Cooley`s net worth is as high as $8 million, an amount he has earned mostly through his successful career in football, but also, he has been working as a broadcaster for the ESPN 980 radio and has also tried himself as a potter, which improved his net worth.
Chris Cooley Net Worth $8 Million
There is no information about Chris` parents and early life; regarding his education, he went to Logan High School, where he played football but also was a baseball player and wrestler, as well. He played in the tight end position, and caught 45 passes for 625 yards, and as a defensive end he had eight sacks and a number of tackles. When it comes to wrestling, Chris was also successful, recording a 54-0 record to win the state championship and All-America honors.
After matriculation, Chris enrolled at Utah State University, where he continued with football, and became one of the best players in his class. He amassed 95 receptions for 1,255 yards, and for the 2003 season was the leader in receptions by a tight end in the NCAA.
After college, Chris entered the 2004 NFL Draft, in which he was selected as the 81st pick overall by the Washington Redskins. For the next nine seasons, Chris played for the Redskins; in his first season he played in all 16 games – starting in nine – and recorded 37 receptions for 314 yards which was enough to make six touchdowns. The second season was his breakout one, as he started in all 16 games and had 774 yards from 71 receptions, and recorded seven touchdowns. He continued successfully in the next three years, with over 700 yards in each of them, and setting his own record for 849 yards from 83 receptions, and having eight touchdowns. Thanks to his great performance, Redskins offered him a contract worth $30 million over six years in 2007, which significantly increased his net worth. In the 2009 season he broke his ankle and played in only seven games which was enough for 332 yards from 29 receptions and two touchdowns.
He managed to recover and in 2010 posted his best career figures, recording 849 yards from 77 receptions, and also had three touchdowns. In 2011 he had knee surgery which kept him sidelined for the majority of the season, so he only played in five games. He spent one more season as a Redskin, playing in eight games, before he decided to retire.
During his career, Chris earned selection for the Pro-Bowl game twice, in 2007 and 2008, and is the Redskins all-time leader in receptions at tight end.
After retirement he became a radio broadcaster for the Redskins, and hosts “Cooley & Kevin” with Kevin Sheenan.
He had majored in arts at Utah State University, and has opened an art gallery in Leesburg. Furthermore, he has also been credited as the executive producer of the slasher horror film “Ghosts Don`t Exist”, and has appeared in an episode of the web series “Jake And Amir”, which also increased his net worth.
Regarding his personal life, Chris has been married to Christy Oglevee since 2008; the couple has one child. Previously, he was married to Angela from 2002 until 2005.
Chris has also been recognized for his nickname “Captain Haos” – his teammates called him like that because of his aggressive style of play, and for the fact that he listens to heavy metal music.
|Net Worth||$8 Million|
|Date Of Birth||July 11, 1982|
|Place Of Birth||Powell, Wyoming, United States|
|Profession||American football tight end|
|Education||Logan High School, Utah State University|
|Spouse||Christy Oglevee (m. 2008), Angela Cooley (m. 2002–2005)|
|Parents||Ken Cooley, Nancy Cooley|
|1||Good friends with NASCAR racer Dale Earnhardt Jr..|
|2||His wife Christy is a former Washington Redskins cheerleader.|
|Ghosts Don't Exist||2010||Deputy Dan|
|Ghosts Don't Exist||2010||executive producer|
|Mike & Mike||2013-2015||TV Series||Himself - ESPN 980, Washington, DC / Himself - ESPN 980|
|A Football Life||2014||TV Series||Himself|
|NFL Monday Night Football||2004-2010||TV Series||Himself - Washington Redskins Tight End / Himself - Washington Redskins Running Back|
|E! True Hollywood Story||2009||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|Inside the NFL||2009||TV Series||Himself|
|Rome Is Burning||2009||TV Series||Himself - Correspondent|
|NBC Sunday Night Football||2006-2008||TV Series||Himself - Washington Redskins Tight End|
|ESPN's Sunday Night Football||2003-2005||TV Series||Himself - Washington Redskins Tight End|
|2004 NFL Draft||2004||TV Special||Himself - 81st Overall Pick|
|Mike & Mike||2013||TV Series||Himself - ESPN 980|
|Rome Is Burning||2009||TV Series||Himself|