Colin Kaepernick is a famous former football quarterback from the United States. Colin Kaepernick has played football for the team San Francisco 49ers in National Football League. Further, he made into headline when he once knelt during the national anthem at the start of the match in protest of police brutality and racial inequality in the USA in the year 2016.

Table of Biography

Early life

Colin Kaepernick was born on 3rd November 1987 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America. This makes him 34 years old as of now. His father’s name is Rick Kaepernick, and his mother is Teresa Kaepernick. They were not his biological parents and he was adopted.

While his biological mother was Heidi Russo. There is not much information regarding the name and profession of her parents, and siblings. While she holds an American nationality and practices Christianity. According to astrology, he has Scorpio as his zodiac sign.


Talking about his formal educational status, he completed his schooling at John H. Pitman High school in his hometown. And, he also accomplished his higher studies at the University of Nevada.

Professional life

Colin Kaepernick has made his identity as one of the amazing football players in the respective sports. His amazing body appearance features really helped to grow in the game. The athlete used to play in the team from a very early age in school and college too.

With his witty and amazing nature, he soon became a starter in his freshman year. He was also the first quarterback in the history of Division I FBA to pass for more than 10,000 yards.

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Caption: Colin Kaepernick during the match (Source: Pro Football Runners)

After having an excellent career in career, he was drafted as a quarterback in the year 2011. Soon after the second season, he started to be regularly on the team and went on to play for the team. Colin extended the contract with the 49ers for six years which was worth up to $126 million US dollars.

But he started struggling in the game in 2015 when new head coach Jim Tomsula took charge after Jim Harbaugh left the club. He even got injured in his left shoulder which required surgery.

After having a rough season he left the club in 2016. He went unsigned for the 2017 season. He came more into highlight after filing a grievance against the NFL, accusing league owners of collusion to keep him out of the league.

The league requested to dismiss the case but was he denied it. Further, there were reports confirming him having a confidential settlement with the NFL and withdrawing the grievance.

Net worth

Colin Kaepernick is living a comfortable life with his family. Thanks to the fame and fortune he has earned from his work as of today. Moreover, his total net worth is about $20 million US dollars as of 2022.

Personal Life

Moving on toward the romantic and private life of Colin Kaepernick, he is married. He has tied the knot with Nessa Diab in 2010. They are leading a comfortable life but have yet to have any children.

Apart from it, he has no affairs with any other person. While he is straight regarding gender choices. And, he does not have any kind of controversial events till today.

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Caption: Colin Kaepernick and Nessa Diab (Source: Popsugar)

Body Measurement

Colin Kaepernick is very good-looking and has an amazing personality. The former football player stands about 6 feet and 4 inches tall. While he weighs 104kg.

Moreover, talking about the overall body measurement, the number range has not been revealed yet. The color of his eyes is black, and he has black-colored hair.

Social Media

Colin Kaepernick is also present on social media. He has a Facebook account under his own name with around 1.5 million followers. While he also has an Instagram account under the name @kaepernick7 with 3.8 million followers. Moreover, his Twitter account @Kaepernick7 has 2.4 million followers.

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