Andrew Whitworth bio: wife, age, salary, height, weight, net worth.
Andrew Whitworth is an American football player who debuted in 2006 after being picked by the Cincinnati Bengals in the National Football League (NFL) Draft.
Andrew Whitworth: Profile summary
|Full Name||Andrew Whitworth(Andrew James Whitworth)|
|Net Worth||$47 Million|
|Birth Place||Monroe, Louisiana, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday||December 12, 1981|
|Age/How Old||41 years old|
|Mother’s Name||Charlotte Whitworth|
|Weight||In kilograms:- 150kg|
In Pounds:- 330lbs
|Height||In Feet And Inches:- 6 ‘7″|
In Meters:- 2.00m
|School/College||West Monroe High School|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Melissa Whitworth|
|Kids/Children Name||Sarah and Drew, Michael and Katherine|
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Andrew Whitworth: Biography & Wiki (Age)
A native of Monroe, Louisiana, the American football giant was born Andrew James Whitworth on December 12, 1981, to James Whitworth and Charlotte Whitworth. He graduated from West Monroe High School, West Monroe, Louisiana, in 2001 and while he was there, he played football with the Rebels under coach Don Shows.
Andrew Whitworth was part of the 1998 and 2000 Louisiana Class 5A State Championship teams when his school was listed as National Champions by the National High School Football Tony Poll. For this and other notable accomplishments, CNNSI.com rated the player as the sixth-best offensive line prospect nationally.
As he excelled in high school football, Andrew was also a star tennis player and a wonderful golfer.
He later enrolled into Louisiana State University, playing for the Fighting Tigers football team. After being red-shirted in 2001, he began playing in 2002, starting all the games. As a result of his performance, Andrew was named a first-team Freshman All-American by The Sporting News and Football Writers Association.
At the end of his college career, the young chap made 22 straight games of no sacks allowed and 104 key blocks/knockdowns. He also started a total of 52 games which ranks second in the history of NCAA Division I, behind Derrick Strait of Oklahoma who made 53 starts between 2000–03.
In his junior and senior seasons, he earned All-Southeastern Conference first-team honours and also a consensus nod as a senior. During the 2006 NFL Draft, Andrew Whitworth was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals with the 55th overall pick in the second round and he made his professional debut on special teams at Kansas City.
On July 25, 2008, Whitworth agreed in principle to a four-year, $30 million contract extension that kept him in Cincinnati through 2013. At the expiration of the contract, the Bengals handed him a one-year contract extension. When this elapsed, Andrew moved on to the Los Angeles Rams in 2017.
Andrew Whitworth: Wife
Andrew Whitworth is married to a beautiful lady named Melissa Elise Whitworth (nee Clark). Born on April 29, 1980, in Ruston, Louisiana, Melissa is the daughter of Cindy Clark and Michael Earl Clark. She was a student at Ruston high school and when she graduated, she moved on to Louisiana Tech from where she bagged a bachelor’s degree in sociology in 2003 and later, a Masters in Industrial/Organizational Psychology.
Before her marriage to the football player, Melissa was involved in beauty pageantry. In 1998, she won Miss Teen Louisiana and in 2000, she was one of the contestants in the Miss National Sweetheart but didn’t win. The following year, she participated again in the latter contest and won. She also won the 2003 Miss Louisiana pageant. In addition to winning different pageants, she also took home the mirrorball trophy of the Cincinnati version of Dancing With the Stars in 2016.
All that aside, the gorgeous NFL wife is an award-winning journalist. She has worked for the NBC10/Fox14 News in Monroe, Louisiana, and it was at this time that she met Andrew. They started dating and with time, their relationship translated into a marriage in 2006. Together, the couple founded the Big Whit 77 Foundation in 2009.
They are blessed with four beautiful children, the first being a set of twins named Sarah Bearah and Drew, born in February 2011. Michael Lee was born in 2013 and Katherine Kay followed in October 2014.
Andrew Whitworth: Height and Weight
Andrew Whitworth has just the right height and weight for the position he plays in. According to his NFL Combine results, the offensive tackle stands at a height of 6 feet 6 inches (2.0 m) and weighs 151 kg (334 pounds). His arm length and hand sizes are 35.00 inches and 10.13 inches respectively, while his front and back shoulder measure 14.0 inches and 13.0 inches.
Andrew Whitworth: Professional Career
- The Cincinnati Bengals took Whitworth in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He made his NFL appearance on special teams against Kansas City on September 10.
- Whitworth aided the Bengals in amassing 481 yards against the Browns, including Rudi Johnson’s 145 running yards. He remained in the starting lineup for the remainder of the season owing to the Bengals’ offensive line being weakened by injuries.
- In 2009, head coach Marvin Lewis moved Whitworth from guard to left tackle and immediately noticed an improvement. He started all 16 games, surrendering just five sacks and assisting Cedric Benson in a breakout season, rushing for 1,251 yards.
- Whitworth enabled zero sacks and just one hit on quarterback Andy Dalton throughout the 2014 season. Numerous analysts and experts felt that Whitworth was overlooked for a second Pro Bowl berth due to his accomplishments. He was, nonetheless, selected to the AP NFL All-Pro second team.
- Whitworth signed a three-year deal with the Los Angeles Rams in 2017. Whitworth was selected to his fourth Pro Bowl in his first season with the Rams. He was placed 87th on the NFL’s 2018 Top 100 Players list, according to his peers.
Andrew Whitworth: Net Worth
Andrew Whitworth is a remarkable American personality known as a former football player. He has spent his whole career as a tackle and has seen considerable success.
Andrew is also quite affluent and has amassed considerable riches throughout his long and famous career. Whitworth is estimated to have a net worth of $47 million. He played in the NFL for 16 seasons, which is no easy feat.