Kenny Pickett - Bio, Net Worth, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Height, Award

Kenny Pickett

Facts About Kenny Pickett

Celebrated Name Kenny Pickett
Age 24 Years Old
Nick Name Kenny
Birth Name Kenneth Shane Pickett
Birth Date 1998-06-06
Gender Male
Profession American footballer
Birth Nation USA
Place Of Birth Ocean Township, New Jersey
Nationality American
Ethnicity American-White
Father Ken Pickett
Mother Kasey Pickett
Sisters Alex Pickett
High School Ocean Township High School
University University of Pittsburgh
Awards Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award and more
Girlfriend Amy Paternoster
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Net Worth $5 Million
Source of Wealth Football Career
Salary $705,000
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 220 lb or 100 KG
Body Type Athletic
Hair Color Blonde Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Style Short
Current Team Pittsburgh Steelers
Position Quarterback
Links Wikipedia Instagram

Kenny Pickett is an American football quarterback who is playing for the team, Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Pittsburgh, where he won the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award as a senior, and was selected by the Steelers in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft. In 2021, he was named the ACC Offensive Player of the Year. He was also included in the First Team All-ACC. In 2017, he was named the ECAC Rookie of the Year and also in the NCAA First All-American Team. 

What is Kenny Pickett Known For?

  • Kenny Pickett is a well-known professional football quarterback
  • Kenny is known for playing with the team, Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL. 

What is Kenny Pickett Born Name?

Kenny Pickett took birth on June 6 in the year of 1998. He is from Ocean Township, New Jersey, the USA. He is American by nationality and his ethnicity is American-White. His born name is Kenneth Shane Pickett. He celebrated his 24th birthday in 2022. He is the son of Ken Pickett (father) and Kasey Pickett (mother). He has a sister whose name is Alex Pickett with whom he celebrated his early life. 

He attended Ocean Township High School. He led the Ocean Township Spartans to the New Jersey Central Group III semifinal game as a junior, leading his team to a 9–2 record. During his career, he passed for 4,670 yards with 43 touchdowns and rushed for 873 yards and 17 touchdowns. During his career, he passed for 4,670 yards with 43 touchdowns and rushed for 873 yards and 17 touchdowns. He originally committed to play college football at Temple University but changed his commitment to the University of Pittsburgh. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in marketing and enrolled at the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business.

American Football Quarterback, Kenny Pickett

Kenny Pickett Football Career

  • Kenny spent most of his true freshman season at Pittsburgh in 2017. 
  •  He started his first career game in Pittsburgh's final game of the season against the second-ranked Miami Hurricanes.
  • For the season he completed 39 of 66 passes for 509 yards, one touchdown, and one interception.
  • He returned as Pittsburgh's starter in 2018. 
  • He started all 14 games, completing 180 of 310 passes for 1,969 yards, 12 touchdowns, and six interceptions.
  • He was again the starter in 2019, making 12 starts and missing one game due to injury.
  • He led the Panthers to a 7–5 record heading into the postseason.
  • The Panthers were selected for the 2019 Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit, Michigan, and defeated Eastern Michigan 34–30. 
  • Pickett and the Panthers participated in a shortened season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, going 6–5. 
  • He played in nine games and threw for 2,408 yards and 13 touchdowns and nine interceptions in that stretch.
  • He return as the Panthers' starting quarterback in 2021.
  • He recorded 4,319 yards and 42 touchdowns setting school records for single-season yards and touchdowns as well as career yards and touchdowns.
  • He was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round (20th overall) of the 2022 NFL Draft. 
  • On September 6, 2022, he was named the backup quarterback for the Steelers.
  • He made his NFL debut in the second half of a Week 4 loss against the New York Jets in 2022. 
  • On October 4, 2022, he was named the starter by head coach Mike Tomlin. 
  • In his first career start against the Buffalo Bills, he completed 34 of 51 passes for 327 yards and an interception in the 38-3 loss. 

Kenny Pickett Awards and Achievements

  • Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award (2021)
  • Senior CLASS Award (2021)
  • ACC Player of the Year (2021)
  • ACC Offensive Player of the Year (2021)
  • ACC Male Athlete of the Year (2022)
  • First-team All-American (2021)
  • First-team All-ACC (2021) 

Who is Kenny Pickett's Girlfriend?

Kenny Pickett is currently in a relationship. He is dating his beautiful girlfriend, Amy Paternoster. As per sources, Kenny and Amy started dating during the lockdown period. The lovebird is enjoying their present life a lot. They are planning to get engaged and marry soon. His sexual orientaiton is straight and he is not gay.

How much is Kenny Pickett's Net Worth?

Kenny Pickett is one of the talented football quarterbacks. As of 2022, the net worth of Kenny is estimated to have $5 Million. His main source of wealth comes from his football career. His salary is $705,000, including a $1,852,801 signing bonus. His basic salary will be $1,344,450 in 2023, $1,983,900 in 2024, and $2,623,351 in 2025. He is satisfied with his earnings and he is living a lavish lifestyle at present. Likewise, he is also making a cool amount of money from sponsorship deals. His two major sponsors are real estate agents named Anthony Romero and Next Move Networks. His other sponsor is the Fifth Season which is a food and beverage company. 

How tall is Kenny Pickett?

Kenny Pickett stands at the tall height of 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m). His body weight consists of 220 lb (100 kg). His body type is athletic. His hair color is blonde brown and his eye color is dark brown. His hairstyle is short. 

Trivias About Kenny Pickett You Need To Know.

  • Gemini is his zodiac sign.
  • His playing position is quarterback.
  • He is known for playing with the college football team the Pittsburgh Panthers while attending the University of Pittsburgh.
  • In high school, he played with the Ocean Township Spartans and lead them to the semifinals of New Jersey Central Group III during his junior year.
  • In 2021, he won a number of awards, including the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, the ACC Player of the Year, and the ACC Offensive Player of the Year.
  • He played as the backup to Ben DiNucci during his freshman year on the Pittsburg Panthers.

Frequently Asked Questions About Kenny Pickett.

Where was Kenny Pickett born?

Kenny Pickett was born in Ocean Township, New Jersey.

Who is the father of Kenny Pickett?

The father of Kenny Pickett is Ken Pickett.

Who is the mother of Kenny Pickett?

The mother of Kenny Pickett is Kasey Pickett.

What is the net worth of Kenny Pickett?

The net worth of Kenny Pickett is $5 Million.

What is the salary of Kenny Pickett?

The salary of Kenny Pickett is $705,000.

What is the color of Kenny Pickett's hair?

Kenny Pickett hair color is Blonde Brown.

What is the color of Kenny Pickett's eye?

Kenny Pickett eye color is Dark Brown.