Quick Facts of Andrew Austen Luck
|Full Name||Andrew Austen Luck|
|Net Worth||$26.9 million|
|Date of Birth||12 September, 1970|
|Birthplace||Washington, D.C, The USA|
|Profession||Professional Football Player|
|Height||6 feet 4 inches|
|Education||West Virginia University/Frankfurt International School/Strafford High School|
Former American NFL player Andrew Luck played all seven years of his career for Indianapolis colt. He retired from the NFL in 2019 following a shoulder injury and is considered among the best professionals to end their career during their prime. Not to mention, he is also the winner of the Maxwell Award and Walter Camp Award in 2011. Further, he is also known as an All-American.
Married Life of Andrew Luck
Luck married his long-term girlfriend Nicole Pehenac in Prague in March 2019, which he termed the best day of his life. His wife is a Competitive gymnast and currently works for NBC and Espn. More to that, she also worked as a Gymnast statistician in Rio Olympics in 2016.
The couple was a college sweetheart who first met at Stanford University, where they were student-athletes. After years of dating, the duo decided to take their relationship to the next level in early 2019. In August 2019, the news broke out the colt’s former quarterback and his wife is expecting a new member of their family. Andrew stated that he was quite nervous and emotional about his baby.
Love for Books
Luck was considered to be the most hardworking guy during his early days as a professional. He was considered as the ‘Librarian’ by his teammates for his love of books. He suggested different books to his mates.
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The Washington-born athlete was a big-time fan of writer Heri who wrote the famous book ‘Papillion‘ and was fond of fiction movies. Occasionally, baffled his opponents with comments which may or may not be trash talk. He often congratulated his opponent after a hit and was considered a character in the dressing room. 29 year old made good environment in the colts dressing room.
Net worth of Quarterback Andrew Luck
Luck earned a hefty amount from his professional career as a quarterback for Indianapolis Colts. His net worth is $26.9 million as of 2019. Forbes listed him in rank 82 as the highest-paid athlete in 2019. In 2016, Andrew became the highest-paid player in NFL history after signing a six-year contract during the offseason for $140 million. Apart from that, his earning ranked him 37th in celebrity 100 in 2017 as per the Basis of earning.
The 29-year-old also has partnership deals with Nike, Body armor, and Direct TV. He has share equity in all these companies. We can see the quarterback knows how to invest. He also earns $2.8 million through endorsement with Nike and sports drink.
The former NFL player is also quite obsessed with luxurious cars and owned many expensive vehicles worth millions in the market. Currently, he lives in a $2.299 million mansions at Stanford.
- Age: 30 (2019)
- Height: 6 feet 4 inches or 193 cm
- Weight: 109 kg or 240 lbs
- Ethnicity: White
- Hair color: Dark brown
- Eye color: Hazel
Andrew was born in Washington, USA, on September 12, 1989, to his father, Oliver Luck, and his mother, Kathy luck. His dad was the commissioner of XFL and had to move outside the country for work. Due to his father’s profession, he spent his early life in England and Frankfurt, Germany.
During his stay in England, he loved watching English football and followed Arsenal and Tottenham. However, after some year in Uk, his father was offered a job to work Houston sports county moved to Texas with Father.
Besides that, Luck is the eldest of the family, followed by two sisters and brother; Mary Ellen and Emily with brother Addison.
Andrew Luck Early Career
Andrew joined Stratford high school, where he threw for 7,139 yards and 53 touchdowns and rushed for 2085 yards. Ultimately listing his name in no. 4 prostyle quarterback in the class of 2008. Later he played in the US Army All-American bowl.
After watching his capability, many schools offered him to play for them. Still, he chose Stratford over Northwestern, Oklahoma State, Tice, and Virginia for Jim Harbaugh, who was the head coach of the Stratford football team.
Luck played seven consecutive seasons for the Indianapolis Colts. He signed his first contract for 4 years in July 2012, which worth $22 million. Luck made his debut against St Louis in a preseason game.
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Sadly Luck suffered a concussion in the 2016 season and had to undergo surgery to repair his right shoulder. He missed the 2017 season and later, at the end of the year, made his name in the reserve squad but did not make any appearance for the team. 4-time bowl pot winner returned to the pitch after 616 days against Cincinnati.
At the end of the season, he was given a national football league comeback player of the year award by the pro football writer association.
After 7 seasons, at the age of 29, the quarterback of the Indianapolis colts announced his retirement on August 24, 2019.
He states his injury to be the primary reason:
I have been stuck in process and hasnt been able to live life and enjoy the game in full potential. Its not an easy decision but retiring is the only way forward.
He further added, retiring at the prime is the hardest decision he ever made in his NFL career.