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Donnie Edwards Wiki Biography
Donnie Edwards was born on the 6th April 1973 in San Diego, California, USA. He is a retired professional American Football player, who played in the position of linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for the Kansas City Chiefs and San Diego Chargers. He is also recognized for his charity work, and is currently on the board of The Greatest Generations Foundation. His professional football career was active from 1996 to 2008.
Have you ever wondered how rich is Donnie Edwards, as of early 2016? It is estimated from sources that the overall size of Donnie’s net worth is equal to $12 million. He has been accumulating his fortune through his career as a professional NFL player, and another source is coming from working as a yoga instructor. He has also appeared as a brand ambassador for Panerai watches.
Donnie Edwards $12 Million
Donnie Edwards excelled in athletics at high school, but in Football he was ranked as third in tackles and fifth in sacks in the history of school. Thanks to his skills, he earned a scholarship at UCLA(Los Angeles), so he moved there to continue his education, and football career as well, becoming a member of the Alpha Rho chapter of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity. He played for UCLA’s team from 1992 to 1995, including a record 4.5 sacks in one game, against Southern Methodist University; Donnie won three All-America honors. Besides football, he also played in a baseball team in the position of center-field.
Donnie’s professional career began in 1996, when he was selected as the 98th pick overall in the fourth round of the 1996 NFL Draft, by the Kansas City Chiefs; he signed a rookie contract, which marked the beginning of an increase in his overall net worth. Donnie stayed with the Chiefs until 2001, when he became a free agent. During his time with the Chiefs, Donnie was the team’s leader in tackles. Soon after, he signed with the San Diego Chargers, and his numbers with the Chargers improved which led to his Pro Bowl appearance in 2002, and he was also selected for the All Pro team in 2002 and 2003.
In 2007, Donnie returned to the Kansas City Chiefs when he became a free agent, signing a new contract which also increased his overall net worth. However, two years later, Donnie was released by the Chiefs, as they felt he wasn’t good enough for the team anymore. After he was released, Donnie decided to retire.
During his career which lasted for 13 years, Donnie had 1000 tackles, and 28 interceptions, and in 2004 he was awarded the NFL Alumni Linebacker of the Year.
After retirement, Donnie devoted himself to work as a philanthropist with many charitable institutions and organizations, such as the Best Defense Foundation, After School All-Stars, Child Abuse Prevention Foundation, and Jump for Life, among others.
When it comes to his personal life, Donnie Edwards has been married to model Kathryn Eickstaedt since 2001. The couple doesn’t have children, and lives in Rancho Santa Fe, California.
|Full Name||Donnie Edwards|
|Net Worth||$12 Million|
|Date Of Birth||6th April 1973|
|Place Of Birth||San Diego, California, USA|
|Profession||Former American Football player|
|Spouse||Kathryn Eickstaedt (2001-)|
|Awards||The NFL Alumni Linebacker of the Year, Pro Bowl (2002), 2× All-Pro (2002, 2004), NFL Alumni Linebacker of the Year (2004)|
|TV Shows||Battle of the Gridiron Stars|
|1||Released by the Kansas City Chiefs. [February 2009]|
|2||Linebacker picked by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 4th round of the 1996 draft out of UCLA.|
|Pathfinders: In the Company of Strangers||2011|
|Half Widow||2016||executive producer|
|The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills||2016||TV Series||Himself|
|The NFL on CBS||1998-2008||TV Series||Himself - Kansas City Chiefs Linebacker|
|Inside the NFL||2007||TV Series||Himself|
|NBC Sunday Night Football||2006||TV Series||Himself - San Diego Chargers Linebacker|
|NFL Monday Night Football||1997-2006||TV Series||Himself - Kansas City Chiefs Linebacker / Himself - San Diego Chargers Linebacker|
|ESPN's Sunday Night Football||1998-2005||TV Series||Himself - Kansas City Chiefs Linebacker / Himself - San Diego Chargers Linebacker|
|NFL on FOX||2000-2002||TV Series||Himself - San Diego Chargers Linebacker / Himself - Kansas City Chiefs Linebacker|
|TNT Sunday Night Football||1997||TV Series||Himself - Kansas City Chiefs Linebacker|
|The NFL on NBC||1996-1997||TV Series||Himself - Kansas City Chiefs Linebacker|