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Chris Kluwe Net Worth

Chris Kluwe Net Worth is
$3 Million

Chris Kluwe Biography

Chris Kluwe is a former American Football player, a punter, best known for playing with the Minnesota Vikings between 2005 and 2012. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on the 24th of December, 1981.

How rich is Chris Kluwe? As of early 2017, sources estimate his net worth at $3 million, largely earned over his sporting career which began in 2005.

Chris Kluwe Net Worth $3 million

Kluwe attended Los Alamitos High School in Los Alamitos, California, playing under coach John Barnes. He matriculated to the University of California to study for a degree in political science and history. Whilst playing for the UCLA Bruins, Kluwe ran a total of 6624 yards and set school records for both the total number of punts in a season and total punt yards run (in 2003).

Kluwe was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in 2005, signing with the team as a free agent, but after completing training with the team, he moved to the Minnesota Vikings. In 2007, he signed a contract for $8.3 million that would run until 2013. His career would be marred by a number of injuries, though Kluwe continued to play through his discomfort. He maintains a number of Vikings punt records, including the number one career punt average, the number two career net yards average (37.2), and the number three most punts in a season (71 in 2005).

Kluwe was released by the Vikings and signed with the Oakland Raiders on the 15th of May 2013, but was released in September. On the 3rd of January, 2014, Kluwe retired. He had, at that time, been inactive on the field for over a year. In the same year, he was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame.

Kluwe has discussed the potential use of AR – augmented reality – to reduce the number of injuries players sustain in football. He hosted a TED conference in 2014 on the subject, proposing players use computers on their helmets which would give them a percentage on the likelihood of certain outcomes, on which they could modify their behaviour to reduce potential safety hazards. He is a participant in the Google Glass Explorer programme.

In his personal life, Kluwe has been married to Isabel since 2004, and they have two children. His interests outside of sport are varied, including a keen enthusiasm for MMORPGS and writing. He is currently creating a tabletop card game entitled “Twilight of the Gods”, which is due for imminent release through Victory Point Games, and which received backing of over $70,000 on the crowdfunding website Kickstarter. His book, “Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies”, a book of essays, was released in June of 2013. He plays bass in a metal band called “Tripping Icarus”. Kluwe has been very outspoken in his views on gay marriage, stating that he believes equality to be of the utmost importance. He has also taken part in LGBT pride events. These views have made him a controversial figure within his sport, and he claims that it was because of these beliefs that he was terminated by the Vikings. He is politically liberal and agnostic in his beliefs.

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Quick Facts

Full NameChris Kluwe
Net Worth$3 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 24, 1981
Place Of BirthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height6' 4" (1.93 m)
Weight98 kg
ProfessionAmerican football punter
EducationUniversity of California, Los Angeles
NationalityAmerican
SpouseIsabel Kluwe
ChildrenOlivia Kluwe
ParentsSandy Kluwe, Ron Kluwe
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/chriswarcraft
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Kluwe


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Filmography

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
GTFO: Get the F&#% Out2015Documentary associate producer

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
On Thin Ice2017Documentary completedHimself
TableTop2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Die Noobs!2014DocumentaryHimself
Larry King Now2013-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Sports Illustrated Funniest People in Sports: Fantasy Football2014ShortHimself
Good Day L.A.2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
TakePart Live2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Jim Rome on Showtime2013TV SeriesHimself
Conan2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Colbert Report2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
NFL Monday Night Football2009TV SeriesHimself - Minnesota Vikings Punter
The NFL on CBS2008TV SeriesHimself - Minnesota Vikings Punter
NFL on FOX2007TV SeriesHimself - Minnesota Vikings Punter
ESPN's Sunday Night Football2005TV SeriesHimself - Minnesota Vikings Punter
2004 Pioneer PureVision Las Vegas Bowl2004TV MovieHimself - UCLA Bruins Punter

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2014TV SeriesHimself - Minnesota Vikings Punter
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