Reggie McKenzie Biography

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Reggie McKenzie

Quick Facts Of Reggie McKenzie

Celebrated Name Reggie McKenzie
Age 56 Years
Nick Name Reggie McKenzie
Birth Name Reginald McKenzie
Birth Date 1963-02-08
Gender Male
Profession Football Executive
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 240 lbs (109 kg)
Wife June McKenzie
Children Jasmin, Mahkayla, Kahill, and Jalen
Debut Club Los Angeles Raiders
Place Of Birth Knoxville, Tennessee
Birth Nation United States
Brothers Raleigh McKenzie (twin brother)
Position Linebacker
High School Austin-East High School
University University of Tennessee
Horoscope Aquarius
Nationality American
Marital Status Married
Siblings 1

Reginald McKenzie, professionally known as Reggie McKenzie is an American football executive and a former player. Previously, he played an American football as a linebacker. He was first drafted by the Los Angeles Raiders in the 20th round of the 1985 NFL Draft with the 275th overall selection. He has also played for Phoenix Cardinals, Montreal Machine, and San Francisco 49ers.

Reggie and his brother, Raleigh McKenzie were inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame in June 2018. 

Gossips and Rumors

Following the deteriorating performance by the Oakland Raiders, the Raiders fired Reggie McKenzie of 10 December 2018. Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis stated that it was very tough for him to fire the general manager. Mark praised him as a great and unselfish person. He also thanked Reggie for all his effort to lead the Oakland Raiders in the path of success.

Best Known For

  • He was the general manager of the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League for 7 years.

Early Life of Reggie McKenzie

Reggie McKenzie was born with a name Reginald McKenzie. He was born on 8 February 1963 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. He has a twin brother named Raleigh McKenzie, who also played in the National Football League as an offensive lineman. He holds American nationality. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. 

He attended Austin-East High School. He graduated from the University of Tennessee.

Playing Career of Reggie McKenzie

Reggie McKenzie was considered the 22nd best player in the state by Knoxville News Sentinel while he played at Austin-East High School.

From 1981 to 1984, he played collegiate football at the University of Tennessee.

He was drafted by the Los Angeles Raiders in the 1oth round of 1985 NFL draft with the 275th overall selection. He played there for 3 seasons.

He briefly spent a season as a defensive coach for Dorsey High School in Los Angeles, while he was out of football in 1991.

He signed for San Francisco 49ers in 1992 but appeared in only 2 games.

Coaching and Administrative Career of Reggie McKenzie

He started his coaching career at Tennessee as an assistant under head coach Philip Fulmer in 1993.

He began as a scout at the Green Bay Packers in 1994, gradually his ranks rose to become the Packers' director of player personnel and eventually the team's director of football operations.

Oakland Raiders hired him as their general manager in 2012. He served as a general manager for the Raiders for 7 years, when he was fired by the Raiders on 10 December 2018.

Personal Life of Reggie McKenzie

Reggie McKenzie is married to June Mckenzie. They have two daughters, Jasmin and Mahkayla, and two sons, Kahill and Jalen. 

In May 2009, his Super Bowl ring was stolen.

Body Measurement of Reggie McKenzie

Reggie McKenzie stands 1.85 m i.e. 6 feet 1 inch. He has a body weight of 240 lbs i.e. 109 kg.

Net worth of Reggie McKenzie

The net worth of Reggie McKenzie is still under review. It will be updated soon.

Did You Know?

  • He was teammates with Joey Clinkscales, the Raiders Director of Player Personnel.
  • He was valedictorian of his 1981 graduating class.
  • His Super Bowl ring was stolen on 3 May 2009.

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