Chris Long is a professional American football player from the United States of America. His position is the defensive end, and so far, he has played for three pro teams in the National Football League (NFL). You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of Chris Long in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Chris Long was born as Christopher Howard Long on March 28, 1985, in Santa Monica city in California, United States. His father Howie Long is a former National Football League defensive end and actor who is currently a sports analyst, and his mother’s name is Diane Addonizio.
Chris Long was probably grown and raised in Virginia. He studied at the St. Annes-Belfield School, and he attended the University of Virginia where he studied sociology but never completed the courses to earn his degree. He also played others sports during his school days including baseball, basketball, and lacrosse. Chris is the oldest brother of 2 brothers, American football guard Kyle Long and Howard Long, Jr.
Chris Long has been into a marriage, relationship and has a child that is publicly known and confirmed. He had a relationship with the Polish actress and model Joanna Modes but the period and length of it are not revealed.
Chris Long has been married to the actress and writer Megan O’Malley since 2013. His wife completed her education at the University of Virginia, and she played for their lacrosse team. The couple gave birth to their only son Waylon James Long in 2016.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Chris Long has been playing American football since his early schooling days. During his university period, he played for the Virginia Cavaliers football team when Al Groh was the team’s coach. He was one of the best college football players during that period, and he accomplished great records. Chris retired from the college’s team in 2007 before earning his degree.
Chris Long moved to the professional game in 2008 starting with the St. Louis Rams after a second overall draft. His career with the team ended mainly because he was recovering from a surgery for his ankle which led to reduce the number of games he could play. After that, he joined the New England Patriots team for one year, during which the team along with him won the NFL championship.
Chris Long has been playing with the Philadelphia Eagles since 2017. He said once that he is planning to donate his earnings and salary to a charity to support the quality of education.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The professional American football player Chris Long has an estimated net worth of more than $7.5 million. He made his fortune from the salary and earnings he received through playing American football. Chris Long annual salary with Philadelphia Eagles team reaches over $1 million.
Chris Long is recognized as one of the best American football defensive end players. His professional started with St. Louis Rams, followed by the New England Patriots and now he’s with Philadelphia Eagles. Chris Long is feeling happy and comfortable with his wife, Megan O’Malley.