Luke Kuechly (born 20 April 1991) is a professional American football player and linebacker from Cincinnati city in Ohio. He is a start athlete player from Ohio. Luke played the 8 seasons of professional NFL.
Moreover, he is honored by NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award for his best performance in 2012. He started playing football in his college days.
On 14 January 2020, he gives shocking news to his fans by retiring from the NFL. He said that he takes retirement from the National Football League.
He played for 8 seasons in NFL and decided to take retirement at the age of 28. He said that he wants to ply but it is not good for him. He also said that he makes lots of money from his football career and now wants to take retirement.
Childhood, Family & Education
Luke August Kuechly took birth from his parents on Saturday, April 20, 1991, in Cincinnati, Ohio. After his birth, his parents moved to Evendale city in Ohio.
He spends his childhood in Evendale. His father’s name is “Tom Kuechly”. Luke’s mom “Eileen Kuechly” is a homemaker.
He is the second son of his parents. His elder brother “John Kuechly” is a very hardworking person. Luke is very close to his younger brother “Henry Kuechly”.
He took admission to St. Xavier High School in Ohio for completing his schooling. After that, he joined “Boston College” for higher education.
He is interested in sports from childhood that’s why he started playing football from his school days. He takes part in every sports meet and played football in college at the national level. He is honored by so many awards in his college days.
Body Statistics, Height, Weight & More
The famous football player has a superb personality. Luke Kuechly’s height of 6 feet 3 inches tall helped his football sport. As an athlete, he is a fitness freak also. He maintained his body very well.
He follows a proper workout routine to keep his body fit and healthy. He gained the weight of around 108 kilograms (in pounds 238 lbs). He has big blue color eyes.
The player having a fair skin tone with short dark brown color hair. His body measurement is around 44-32-16 (Chest-Waist-Biceps).
Personal Life, Wife Shannon Reilly & Children
The player holds a very quiet nature personality. He is not very open about his personal life. In the year 2012, when he starts his professional career, he met with her future wife at a party. Luke Kuechly dates his girlfriend “Shannon Reilly” her from the year 2012.
They are in the seventh year of the relationship. The couple is living a happy love life. Shannon is also a player and played hockey and Lacrosse in her college days. His wife belongs to a large family.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Luke Kuechly
|Real Full Birth Name||Luke August Kuechly.|
|Famous for||NFL Player.|
|How Old (Age, as of 2019).||28 years.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||20 April 1991.|
|Birthplace||Cincinnati city in Ohio.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|House In||Cincinnati city in Ohio.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Taurus.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: @lkuechly (154k + followers).
Twitter: @LukeKuechly (353k + followers).
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||Feet & Inches: 6' 3".
Centimeters: 191 cm.
Meters: 1.91 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 108 Kg.
Pounds: 238 lbs.
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Tom Kuechly.
Mother: Eileen Kuechly.
|Brothers||1. John Kuechly (elder).
2. Henry Kuechly (younger).
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Highest Qualification||College Degree Completed.|
|School||St. Xavier High School in Ohio.|
|Alma Mater.||Boston College.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$65 Million US Dollars (as of 2020).|
Football Career & Net worth
Kuechly loves football and sports from childhood. He started playing football during his school days. He decided to make his career in sports from childhood. He played 3 seasons (2009 to 2011) in his college days. He played for the Boston College Eagles football in the college.
1st Season (2009)
In his first season, he gets the position of outside linebacker. Previously this position was with Mark, but due to cancer, he left this position and Luca became the owner of this position.
He is a freshman in the season. He played best in this season and gives 87 points solo with 158 tackles. In his first season of play, he made his name in the ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year and became the CFN All-Freshman Defensive Team as a true freshman.
2nd Season (2010)
For his best playing performance, he took the position of a middle linebacker in the 2010 season. He scored 183 tackles with 110 solo points. Luke also breaks the record of single-season of school. At the end of the season, his name was shine as the most valuable player in the college.
3rd Season (2011)
In this season he played best and almost reaches the record of NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of 193 tackles. He scored the 191 tackles with 102 solo points. This is the last season of his college football career. After that, he is ready to make his professional career.
In the year 2012, he started his professional career in the National Football League (NFL). The famous franchise Carolina Panthers selected him in the 9th overall pick for the 2012 NFL season. He signed an agreement with Rookie in May 2012 and played the first season for Rookies.
After that, he played as a defensive player in the 2013 season. He scored the 24 tackles on the 22 December 2013 match. He played against the New Orleans Saints franchise.
After that, he made his name in the NFL seasons. In the 2015 season, he made his super bowl appearance. He played continuously 9 professional seasons of NFL (from 2012 to 2019).
On 14 January 2020, he takes retirement from the NFL. Luke Kuechly earned the Net worth of $65 million (as of 2020) from his football career.
- He took birth under the horoscope of Taurus.
- His jersey no. is 59.
- Luke is the owner of his personal Audi and BMW car.
- Von Miller is his best friend.
- His favorite cell phone is I-Phone.
- His parents always support him in every field.
- He is not quite active on social media.
- Luke Kuechly is an animal lover and treated them as human.
- He used to drink black coffee in the morning.