Peyton Hillis Bio

(Football Player, Host)

Relationship Statistics of Peyton Hillis

What is Peyton Hillis marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Peyton Hillis get married ? (married date):October, 2011
How many children does Peyton Hillis have ? (name):One (Orry)
Is Peyton Hillis having any relationship affair ?: No
Who is Peyton Hillis wife ? (name):Amanda

More about the relationship

Peyton Hillis is living a happily married life with his wife, Amanda Brown. Amanda is a pop singer by profession. The couple married in October 2011.

However, the couple likes to keep their personal life a secret. As of now, they have not revealed information regarding their married date and place.

Together, the couple is blessed with a son, Orry. Orry’s birth in June 2013 added favor of parenthood in their life which has completed their family.

Who is Peyton Hillis?

American Peyton Hillis former football player running back. Hillis is renowned for his defensive play as Running Back in the National Football League.

In 2015, he retired from football due to Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Last, in 2019, he appeared in the NFL talk show, Peyton’s Places as a host.

Peyton Hillis- Birth Age, Family

Peyton Hillis was born Peyton Derek Hillis on the 21st of January 1986 in Conway, Arkansas to Doug Hillis and Carrie Hillis. They are of Scottish-Irish ancestry.

He has a brother, Kyle Hillis.

Peyton Hillis’ Education, Early Career

In 2008, he graduated from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville with Honors in Sociology.

During the first year of the University, he was playing from the University. He ended the first year of the University with 240 yards rushing, 97 yards receiving and eight touchdowns.

Following the year, he earned 947 all-purpose yards with seven touchdowns. In the year, he played against the player including Darren McFadden and Felix Jones.

Peyton Hillis- Professional Career

Football Career

– After the University, he started his professional career as a footballer with the football team, Denver Broncos. For the team, he played as a fullback. In the season, he played against the team including Oakland Raider and Miami Dolphins. He ended the season with 343 yards as team’s leading rusher and 5 touchdowns.

– Following the season, in 2009, he played for the team at the Fullback position. Also, he finished the season with only 54 yards. On the 10th of March 2009, he was traded by the team to Cleveland Browns against the quarterback, Brady Quinn.

– In 2010, he played for Cleveland Browns. For the team, he played for 2 years till 2011.

– On the 14th of March 2012, he signed a contract with Kansas City Chiefs. He ended the season with 309 yards.

– In the next season, he signed with Tampa Bay Buccaneers. However, he was released by the team just after 3 months. In the season, he was not active.

– On the 16th of October 2013, he signed with New York Giants. Later, he left the team on the 25th of February 2015. In the same year, he retired from the Football.

After Football Career

Retiring from the football career, he expanded his career in the field of entertainment. In 2019, he featured the NFL TV program, Peyton’s Places as a host.

In the program, he interviewed football personalities. Till the date, the program has continued the 30 episodes.

Peyton’s Awards

  • 2008- Diet Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week.
  • 2008- FedEx Ground Player of the Week.

Peyton Hillis’ Net Worth, Salary

As a football player, he has accumulated a net worth of $5 million. As a host of Peyton’s Places, his earnings are in the range of $31k to $121k.

Apart from that, he also earns through commercials and promoting products.

Contracts

During his career time as a football, his average earnings were in the range of $860k or above.

Before retiring from the NFL, he was bounded in the contract with the New York Giants that worth $1.8 million. At the time, his base salary was $730k as base salary aside from $100k as his injured reserve.

Hillis’ Height, Weight

He has brown eyes with black hair. His height if 6 feet and 1 inch and weighs around 113 kg.

Hillis’ Controversy, Rumors

In the season of 2011, he sat down in the game against the Miami Dolphins due to strep throat. On the matter, the sportswriter, Adam Shefter reported that he had heard that he sat out in the game due to the dispute over his contract.

In the matter, he tweeted that he loved to play from the team and wants to retire from the team. However, in the next season, he signed with for the team, Kansas City Chiefs. 

Peyton Hillis- Twitter

He is active on Twitter with the handle, @thepeytonhillis since July 2011.

On Twitter, he is following the personalities like Joe Adams, D.J. Williams, and Tyler Wilson.

 

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