John Hekker Biography

(Football Player)

More about the relationship

John Hekker is married to his wife, Makayla Hekker.

They met each other while attending Oregon State University. Makaya was also part of the athletic in the college like John. Once John won an award in gymnastics and Hekker decided to seek her out on social media.

They began to talk and started dating. The couple married in 2015.

They have two children together. Their one son’s name is Jett Hekker and the name of another child has not been revealed yet.

Relationship Facts of John Hekker

  • John Hekker is married to Makayla Hekker.
  • He is father of Two.
  • John Hekker is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is John Hekker?

John Hekker is an American football player.

He is the football punter for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL).

Moreover, John Hekker player has the NFL record for the longest punt in Super Bowl history.

John Hekker: Age, Parent, and Ethnicity

Hekker was born on February 8, 1990, in Redmond, Washington.

Talking about his family, he hasn’t provided any information regarding it. Likewise, he seems to be a single child and doesn’t have any siblings.

The player is of American nationality and Caucasian ethnicity.

Education

He attended Bothell High School, Bothell, Washington graduating in 2008. And then he studied at Oregon State University.

John Hekker: Career, Professional life

Talking about John Hekker’s college career, he was a four-year starter and ended as one of Oregon State’s most prolific punters.

He has various memorable kicks as a Beaver.

His professional career started in 2012 after he was signed as an undrafted free agent with the St. Louis Rams. The player completed his rookie season with 82 punts for 3,756 net yards for a 45.8 average.

Hekker officially broke the single-season record for net punt yards on Dec 29, 2013.

Likewise, on December 5, 2014, Hekker made a six-year, $18 million contract extension with $9 million guaranteed. This deal is considered the largest contract ever given to a punter.

In the 2014 season, he scores 80 punts for 3,721 net yards for a 46.51 average. Talking about the 2016 season, Hekker was considered for his third Pro Bowl and his third First-team All-Pro.

He then made a two-year contract extension with the Rams on September 11, 2017. For the 2019 season, Hekker averaged more than 47 yards per kick for the fourth time in his career.

In 2020, the player was honored NFC Special Teams Player of the Month for the third time. Lately, in 2021, he won Super Bowl LVI when the Rams defeated the Cincinnati Bengals.

Hekker was also often into philosophy and raise funds in high-poverty Los Angeles communities. 

Salary, Net Worth

The player has a $3 million value of total assets.

As of now, he has made a contract with a salary of around $2,250,000.

He signed a 5 year, $18,814,715 contract with the Los Angeles Rams.

It also includes a $2,250,000 signing bonus, $3,250,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,762,943.

Rumor and controversy

Hekker has built a great career and has influenced many people.

He has never appeared in any controversial news in the media.

Also, the player prefers to put his personal information behind the limelight.

Body measurement: Height, Weight

The player is 6 feet and 5 inches tall.

He has an athletic built body with blonde hair and beautiful blue eyes.

His body mass is around 109 kg.

Social media

Hekker is active on Twitter with around 59K followers, over 76K followers on Instagram, and likely around 1K followers on his Facebook account.

 

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