Adam Vinatieri - Bio, NFL, Net Worth, Beard, Salary, Age, Facts, Wiki, Affair, Wife, Records, Family, Career Stats, Retire, Contract, Injury, Trade
Adam Vinatieri is an American football placekicker who currently plays for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League. He is considered as one of the best placekickers in the league. Recently, he renewed his contract with the Colts for one-year.
- Placekicker football player of Indianapolis Colts.
Early Life of Adam Vinatieri
Famous athlete Adam Vinatieri was born to Paul Vinatieri and Judy Vinatieri as Adam Matthew Vinatieri. His father who works for an insurance company made his children learn all kinds of sports since small age. Being a second child of the family, he grew up in Yankton, South Dakota and later moved to Western South Dakota along with his family, where his family still resides.
Talking about his education, He attended Central High School in Rapid City where he excelled in football, wrestling, basketball, soccer, and track. He earned first-team All-State honors as a senior in football.
He then enrolled in the United States Military Academy at West Point but decided to return home and got enrolled in South Dakota State University. He finished his college career as the University’s all-time leading scorer with 185 career points as well as being awarded first-team-all-conference honors numerous times.
Career of Adam Vinatieri
His professional career was started from World League of American Football which was rebranded as NFL and served there as the placekicker and punter.
Prior to the 1996 season, he was signed by New England Patriots in South Dakota State. He became a confident athlete by high school, all credit goes to his parents who encouraged their children to engage in sports. He was a rookie placekicker in the New England Patriots. For the first ten years of his career, he played in New England. Then in 2005, he left NFL without a contract and signed with the Indianapolis Colts in 2006. In 2007 season, he appeared in all the games and kicked his 20th game winning FG this year. Previously he had signed a five-year contract with the colts and renewed the contract on March 8, 2016, for further two years. At present, January 25, 2019, Vinatieri signed a one-year contract extension with the Colts.
Awards and Achievements of Adam Vinatieri
He has received several awards and recognition for the work he does are follows:
- He has set NFL records as ‘Most field goals in overtime’,’ Most extra points in Super Bowls’ and so on.
- He is 4 Time Super Bowl Champion winner in 2001, 2003 and 2004 Patriots. He also won the award in 2006 for the Colts.
- Along with this, he holds the record for ‘Most postseason field goals’ in a career with a score of 40 during the 2006 season.
- He also achieved the record for ‘Most Field Goals Lifetime’ in Super Bowl. Furthermore, he is also listed as the First Kicker in NFL 100 List.
- He has gained the title of ‘The Best Clutch Field Goal Kicker in NFL History’ by NFL Films Broadcaster.
Contributions of Adam Vinatieri
- Multi-talented athlete Vinatieri has also appeared in a TV commercial for the candy ‘Snickers’. The tagline for the commercial was ‘Split the Uprights with Adam Nougatieri’.
- Along with this, he has done a commercial for a sketch which featured Da Bears for Saturday Night Live and also as a guest in ‘NFL Monday Night Football’, ‘ESPN Sunday Night Football’.
- He is active in social networking sites like ’Twitter’,’Instagram’ to name a few. He expresses his love for sports through these sites. More information can be fetched via Wiki and IMDb.
Net Worth of Adam Vinatieri
Adam Vinatieri has earned $47,256,999 in his 23 seasons playing for both New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts. He also earns a significant amount of money through endorsements and sponsorship.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Adam is worth only $10 million but considering his earnings during his 23 seasons, we can estimate that he is worth way more than $10 million.
Personal Life of Adam Vinatieri
His personal life is as perfect as him and his career. He was dating his girlfriend Valeri Vinatieri before the couple decided to get married and live happily as husband and wife. The couple tied the knot in the year 2001 and till now there have been no rumors whatsoever of their divorce. He is not gay at all as he has a total of three children; AJ, Gabriel, and Allison. He is a perfect husband and a perfect father and he takes great responsibility of them.
Body Measurement of Adam Vinatieri
Adam Vinatieri has an athletic body build with an attractive personality. He has a charming smile which attracts a lot of people to him. He stands 6 feet tall and weighs 95 kg. His other body measurement such as weight and more will be updated soon.
Trivias About Adam Vinatieri You Need To Know.
- Became just the second player in NFL history to record 100 points in each of his first six years.
- He earned $47,256,999 in his 23 seasons playing for both New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts.
- Adam is the 12th kicker to have scored 1600 points in his NFL career and has also connected 26 of 28 field goals in a season.