Kordell Stewart Biography

Kordell Stewart

Quick Facts About Kordell Stewart

Celebrated Name Kordell Stewart
Age 48 Years
Nick Name Slash
Birth Name Kordell Stewart
Birth Date 1972-10-16
Gender Male
Profession Analyst For ESPN
Birth Nation USA
Place Of Birth New Orleans, Louisiana
Nationality American
Ethnicity American-African
Father Robert Stewart Sr.
Mother Florence Stewart
Siblings 1
Brothers Robert Stewart Jr.
Horoscope Libra
Religion Christian
High School John Ehret High School
University University of Colorado
Awards Joe Greene Great Performance Award and more
Married Date Married and Divorced
Wife Porsha Williams (ex-wife)
Children 1
Son 1; Syre
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth $22 Million
Source of Wealth Analyst Career
Height 6 ft 1 in or 1.85 m
Weight 99 Kg or 218 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Links Wikipedia Instagram

Kordell Stewart is a former American football player who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 11 seasons, primarily with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football at Colorado where he achieved recognition for the "Miracle at Michigan", a Hail Mary pass he completed to defeat Michigan in 1994. He then earned the nickname 'Slash' for being able to play multiple positions in addition to quarterback, such as wide receiver, running back, punter, and kick returner. He was selected by the Steelers in the second round of the 1995 NFL draft. His most successful season was in 2001 where he led Pittsburgh to the AFC's top seed and a return to the conference championship while earning Pro Bowl honors. He ranks fourth in quarterback rushing touchdowns at 38. He left the NFL in 2005. He has since appeared in a number of TV shows such as Real Housewives of Atlanta and Deal or No Deal. He is currently an analyst for ESPN and other radio shows. 

Why is Kordell Stewart Famous?

  • Being a former NFL quarterback known as 'Slash'. 
  • For leading the Pittsburgh Steelers to the AFC Championship game in 2001.

Kordell Stewart played in the National Football League (NFL) for 11 seasons

Source: @steelerswire.usatoday.com

Who are the Parents of Kordell Stewart?

Kordell Stewart was born on 16th October 1972 in New Orleans, Louisiana, the USA. He is American by nationality and he belongs to the American-African ethnicity. As of 2020, he celebrated his 48th birthday. He is the son of Robert Stewart Sr. (father) and Florence Stewart(mother). He also has a sibling, a brother named Robert Stewart Jr. Libra is his Zodiac sign and his religion is Christian. 

For his education, Kordell Steward attended John Ehret High School in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. He then received a scholarship to the University of Colorado in 1991. He became one of the most prolific quarterbacks in school history playing under coach Bill McCartney. On 5th September 1992, he started his first game as a sophomore as Colorado unveiled a pass-oriented offense that lifted the 12th-ranked Buffaloes past in-state rival Colorado State, 37–17. He connected on 21 of 36 passes for a then school record of 409 yards and four touchdowns in the contest. He threw the game-winning, 64-yard Hail Mary touchdown pass into the end zone to wide receiver Michael Westbrook in the closing seconds to beat the Michigan Wolverines on 24th September 1994. 

How was the Career of Kordell Stewart?

  • Kordell Stewart started his football career in 1997 as a quarterback with the team, Pittsburgh Steelers. 
  • In his first season as a starting quarterback in the NFL, he led the Steelers to an 11–5 record and the AFC Championship Game which they lost to the Denver Broncos. 
  • He threw three interceptions (two of which were made in the opposing Denver end zone), and lost a fumble accounting for all four Steeler turnovers in a 24–21 loss.
  • When Graham injured his hip, Stewart was tapped to replace him. 
  • The team then finished 9-7 and barely missed the playoffs to the New York Jets, who had lost to the Steelers with Stewart as the quarterback.
  • He led the Steelers to a 13–3 regular-season record and the top seed in the AFC playoffs during the 2001 season as a quarterback. 
  • He had his best year as a pro, throwing for over 3,000 yards, completing 60 percent of his passes, and attaining a passer rating of 81.7. 
  • Additionally, he was elected to the Pro Bowl and was named the Steelers MVP.
  • The Steelers easily defeated the then-defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens. But the Steelers were defeated by the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game. 
  • He started the 2002 season as a quarterback and played his debut match against the Cleveland Browns. He was then replaced by increasingly popular backup Tommy Maddox. 
  • He was released at the end of the season.
  • He signed as a free agent with the Chicago Bears in the year 2003 and he was named the starter. Later, he was replaced in favor of Chris Chandler due to poor performance.
  • He was released at the end of the season.
  • In 2004, he was signed by the Baltimore Ravens to play a backup role to Kyle Boller. Then, he served as a replacement for the injured Anthony Wright. 
  • He was later released following the 2004 season, but due to an injury to starting quarterback Kyle Boller during Week #1 of the 2005 season, the Ravens once again signed Stewart to be a backup to Anthony Wright.
  • What's more, he also appeared in January 2009 as an analyst on ESPN's College Football Live, and then appeared again in July during the show’s "50 States Tour" for the show's episode regarding Colorado athletics.
  • Back then, he worked as a sideline reporter for United Football League. 
  • He is currently working as an analyst on various ESPN shows such as NFL Live, NFL 32, Take 2, and Mike and Mike in the Morning which is his present job.

Awards and Achievements

  • Pro Bowl (2001)
  • AFC Offensive Player of the Year (2001)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers Team MVP (2001)
  • 1995 "Joe Greene Great Performance Award"

Kordell Steward's NFL Career Stats

TD-INT: 77-84

Passing yards: 14,746

Passer rating: 70.7

Rushing yards: 2,874

Rushing TDs: 38

Is Kordell Stewart Married?

Kordell Stewart was a married man previously. But he is single as of today. He is enjoying his present life happily. Previously, he tied know to his ex-wife, Porsha Williams in 2011. Porsha Williams is an American TV personality by profession. They stayed together for almost three years and divorced in 2013. Prior to his marriage with Porsha, he was in a relationship with Tania Richardson. The couple was also blessed with a son named Syre. After his divorce from Porsha, he dated the famous American singer, Towanda Braxton in 2013. Later, they broke up in 2014. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. 

Kordell Stewart and his ex-wife, Porsha Williams

Source: @justrichest

How much is Kordell Stewart Worth?

Kordell Stewart is a former talented NFL Quarterback whose net worth is estimated to have $22 Million. His many successful years as a player for the Chicago Bears, Baltimore Ravens, and Pittsburgh Steelers is what earned him his massive net worth. He has also gained wealth through ads and endorsements. He was ranked as the 6th most versatile player by the NFL. He made the salary of $4,780,000 in the year 2000, $6,020,000 in the year 2001, $5,300,000 in the year 2002, $27,000,000 (the value of the 5-year contract he agreed upon), $3,250,000 in 2003, $660,000 in 2004. He then left the NFL in 2005. After that, he appeared in a number of TV shows which then became his main source of wealth. However, his exact salary at present is still to get unfold yet. He is living a lavish lifestyle as of today. 

How tall is Kordell Stewart?

Kordell Stewart is a charming personality man. He has a perfect and tall standing height of 6 ft 1 in or 1,85 m. His weight consists of around 99 Kg or 218 lbs. His hair color is black and his eye color is also the same color as his hair. He has got a healthy body as of now. He is very conscious about his food intake and he maintains his body a lot by doing frequent exercise.

Did You Know?

  • Kordell Stewart played in the National Football League (NFL) for 11 seasons, primarily with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • He earned the nickname 'Slash' for being able play multiple positions in addition to quarterback, such as wide receiver, running back, punter, and kick returner.
  • He was selected by the Steelers in the second round of the 1995 NFL draft.
  • He left the NFL in 2005.
  • He has a sibling, a brother named Robert Stewart Jr.
  • He was previously married to Porsha Williams, an American TV Personality.