Esera Tuaolo Bio

(Singer, Public Speaker, Former Football Player)

Relationship Statistics of Esera Tuaolo

What is Esera Tuaolo marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):In Relation
How many children does Esera Tuaolo have ? (name):Twins (Mitchell and Michele)
Is Esera Tuaolo having any relationship affair ?: Yes
Is Esera Tuaolo gay ?: Yes

More about the relationship

Esera Tuaolo is in a relationship with his partner, Mitchell Wherley. They have been together since 1997.

Together, they have adopted twins in 2000, Mitchell and Michele.

Who is Esera Tuaolo?

American Esera Tuaolo is a former professional Football player and singer. He is renowned for defensive Football playing style.

He is the author of Alone in the Trenches. Also, he is the LGBT Advocate and Motivational Speaker too.

Esera Tuaolo- Birth, Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Esera Tuaolo was born on the 11th of July 1968 in Honolulu, Hawaii. His birth name is Esera Tavai Tuaolo. He is of British-Irish ethnicity.

Till the date, he has not disclosed any name about his father and mother. His father passed away when he was 10 years old. He shares a very strong bond with her mother and often shares his mother’s pictures on Instagram.

He is the youngest among his siblings.

Education & Early Career

He graduated from the Don Antonio Lugo High School in California. Later, he joined Oregon State University. He was a star football player at the University renowned for his defensive tactics.

During his college career, he was awarded Morris Trophy as the best defensive lineman by Pac-10. Also, in the senior days, he was named as the finalist for Lombardi Award.

Esera Tuaolo- Professional Life, Career

Football Career

After college, Esera Tuaolo started playing football professionally. In 1991, Green Bay Packers peaked him as the 35th pick in the 2nd round. Within a year, he played around 20 games for the team.

Moving forward, he joined Minnesota Vikings and played for four years for the team. Also, he played for Jacksonville Jaguars, Atlanta Falcons, and Carolina Panthers for one year each. In 2002, he took retirement from Football.

Music & Author Career

During and after his football career, he was always linked with music. As a singer, he sang in the occasions like National Anthem in full pads and sports events at NFL, MLB, and NBA games.

However, he came in limelight as a singer when he participated in the 13th season of The Voice. In the competition, he chose Blake Shelton as his mentor. In the season, he became one of the sixth finalists. However, he was eliminated after that.

Last, in 2020, he launched his first album, Esera with 10 tracks under his own recording label.

In 2006, he launched his first book, Alone in the Trenches: My Life As a Gay Man in the NFL based on his life experiences in his career.

Net Worth, Salary

Through his various career option, he has made a net worth of $10 million. His earnings as a singer are in the range of $21k to $201k. Besides that, he also makes through the royalties of his books too.

Apart from that, as a motivational speaker, his salary range of $39k to $637k too.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Esera Tuaolo has black eyes with black hair. His height is 6 feet 2 inches and has a decent weight.

Esera Tuaolo- Controversy, Rumors

As of now, he has not been through any sort of controversy that created headlines in the media. Similarly, he has stayed far from any rumors related to him.

However, in 2002, he created headlines in the media via his retirement through his football career. The same year, he came as gay via HBO’s Real Sports.

Furthermore, he also disclosed that he was at a point to attempt suicide due to the reason. At the time, David Kopays’s book became a huge support for him as David was the first person to came out as gay in NFL.

Esera Tuaolo- Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Esera has over 4.4k followers on Twitter, over 8.7k on Instagram, and over 17.3k on Facebook.

On Twitter, he is following the personalities like Lorenzo Ferrigno, Gabrielle Union, and Hannah Mrozak.


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