Julius Peppers Bio
Facts of Julius Peppers
|Age:||38 years 11 months|
|Birth Date:||January 18, 1980|
|Birth Place:||Bailey, North Carolina, United States|
|Father's Name:||George Kearney|
|Mother's Name:||Bessie Brinkley|
|Education:||Hunt High School, Fike High School, Southern Nash High School, Southern Nash Senior High School, and University of North Carolina|
|Profession:||American football defensive end|
|Height:||6 feet 7 inches (2.01m)|
|Salary:||$2,250,000 (Base Salary)|
|Net Worth:||$ 60 million|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
Relationship Statistics of Julius Peppers
|What is Julius Peppers marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||In Relation|
|How many children does Julius Peppers have ? (name):||One (Elijah Peppers)|
|Is Julius Peppers having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Julius Peppers gay ?:||No|
More about the relationship
Julius Peppers was previously in a relationship with Lia Ames. The pair later separated in 2014 while Lia was pregnant at the time. After Lia sued Julius, he settled with an $8k per month child support payout. Currently, Peppers is in a relationship with Instagram model Claudia Sampedro.
Who is Julius Pepper?
Julius Peppers is an American football defensive end for the Carolina Panthers. Previously, he played college football at North Carolina. Panthers drafted him second overall in the 2002 NFL Draft. Additionally, he has also played for the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers.
Julius Peppers’ Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Peppers was born as Julius Frazier Peppers in Bailey, North Carolina on January 18, 1980. He was born to parents Bessie Brinkley and George Kearney. In addition, he developed a keen interest in the world of football since his childhood years. He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to the African-American ethnic background.
Talking about his education, Peppers attended Hunt High School. Additionally, he also attended Fike High School and later transferred to Southern Nash High School. In addition, he also attended Southern Nash Senior High School. He attended the University of North Carolina and played defensive end for the North Carolina Tar Heels football team.
Julius Peppers’ Career, Salary, Net Worth
Peppers finished his high school career with 3,501 rushing yards and 46 touchdowns. For North Carolina Tar Heels football team, he started 33 of the 34 games with 167 tackles, 5 interceptions, and 2 fumble recoveries. Coming to his professional career, Peppers was selected number 2 overall in the 2002 NFL Draft by the Carolina Panthers.
In the 2002 season, he finished with 28 solo tackles, 7 assisted tackles, 1 interception, 5 passes defensed, 3 stuffs, and 12 sacks. Additionally, in the 2003 season, Peppers season with 37 solo tackles, 7 assisted tackles, 4 stuffs, and 1 blocked kick.
In addition, Peppers was signed by the Chicago Bears on March 5, 2010. He finished the 2010 season with 43 solo tackles, 11 assisted tackles, 2 interceptions, 9 passes defensed, and 8 sacks, 3 forced fumbles. Furthermore, on March 15, 2014, Peppers signed a three-year deal with the Green Bay Packers. He signed a one-year contract to return to the Carolina Panthers on March 10, 2017. More recently, he signed a one-year contract extension on March 14, 2018.
Peppers won the Brian Piccolo Award in 2013. He was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Year in 2004. Additionally, he has also been named NFC Defensive Player of the Month four times.
Peppers’ base salary in 2018 is $2,250,000. Furthermore, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 60 million at present.
Julius Peppers’ Rumors, Controversy
There are several rumors which suggest that Peppers has dated Angela Simmons and Solange Knowles. He also became part of controversies due to his protest against Donald Trump. At present, there are no rumors concerning his life and career.
Julius Peppers’ Body Measurement
Talking about his body measurement, Peppers has a height of 6 feet 7 inches (2.01 m). Additionally, he weighs around 134 kg. Furthermore, his hair color is black and his eye color is dark brown.
Julius Peppers’ Social Media
Peppers is active over social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Twitter and Instagram. He has more than 15k followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 130k followers on Instagram.
References: (dailysnark.com, 247sports.com, nfl.com, espn.com)