Dee Ford Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Aashita Dhingra
Jan 31, 2024 By Aashita Dhingra
Originally Published on May 26, 2022
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About Dee Ford

Dee Ford is an American football player.
He completed his high-school education in Odenville at Clair County High School. He played three seasons with the San Francisco 49ers in 2019 and five seasons for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2014-2019.
He was nominated for the Alabama Sports Writers Association Class 4a All-State team.
When Dee Ford was a junior football player, he scored 87 total sacks, of which 16 were for loss and 12 were for gain.
As a senior football player, he scored 90 total sacks, of which 38 were for loss and 18 were for gain. He was labeled as a three-star recruit and listed as the 62nd best outside linebacker prospect in the country by Rivals.
After Justin Houston went down with a knee injury and missed the remainder of the season, Dee Ford got his first NFL Draft start against the Oakland Raiders. Keep reading to learn more!

Dee Ford Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Dee Ford’s net worth?

The NFL Drafts Kansas City Chiefs signed Dee Ford to a four-year contract worth $8.16 million. Given the contract's $4.25 million signing bonus, his net worth is estimated to be around $28 million.

How much does Dee Ford earn per year?

Dee Ford's estimated annual income is $17.1 million.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Dee Ford?

Dee Ford's height is 6 ft 2 in (187cm).

How old is Dee Ford?

Dee Ford was born in Odenville, Albana, US on March 19, 1991, and is 31 years old. as of 2022

Childhood And Education

He did his high school at St. Clair County High School in Alabama. 
From 2009 through 2013, he completed his graduation from Auburn University. When he was a senior in 2013, he was named All-SEC.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who are Dee Ford's parents?

He is the son of James Ford and Debbie Ford and was born in Odenville, Alabama, USA. He has one brother and one sister.

Who is Dee Ford dating?

Dee Ford is a private person who has not yet revealed any specifics about his relationship to the public.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

He played in the Reese's Senior Bowl on January 25, 2014. In that game, he gave an impressive performance and earned two combined tackles, two tackles for loss, and a pass deflection. 
His senior bowl performance boosted his draft stock. He was anticipated to go in the first or second round by NFL draft experts.
In 2011, he faced a major back injury and had to decline the invitation that he had received from the NFL combine.
He attended Auburn's pro day on March 4, 2014. He finished his positional workouts with team reps and scouts there.
At Auburn's pro day, 32 NFL players participated as scouts along with Greg Robinson and the other 10 players.
By NFLDraftscout, he was listed as the second-best defensive end in the draft, while by NFL expert Mike Mayock, he was listed as the third.
In 2014, he was selected in the first round of the NFL draft by the Kansas City Chiefs. 
The following year, he attended a training camp and was hired as a backup linebacker alongside Dezman Nos, Frank Zombo, and Josh Manga.
He was reintroduced to the team in 2015 by his head coach, Andy Reid, as a backup outside linebacker alongside veterans Hali and Houston.
From 2016-2018, he got many opportunities that boosted his career.|
In 2019, he was the season opener for the 49ers.

What awards has Dee Ford won?

In 2018, he won the ED Block Courage Award and the Pro Bowl. 
He won the SEC championship twice, in 2010 and 2013.

Dee Ford’s Hobbies And Interests

His hobbies include playing piano, reading books, and playing video games. At his college, he used to participate in college football competitions.

Other Interesting Dee Ford Facts And Trivia

  • Dee Ford won the Senior Bowl MVP award in 2014.
  • Dee Ford made a solo tackle to seal the 34–20 victory over the Raiders in 2015.
  • Dee Ford set a season-best with seven solo tracks, pass defense, and three sacks of quarterback Philip River in a 10-3 victory in 2015.
  • Dee Ford made his first season appearance against the San Diego Chargers in 2016 with a 33-27 overtime win. In which he scored four solo tackles and a sack on Philip Rivers. 
  • Dan Ford was given the franchise tag by the Chiefs on March 2, 2019.

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Dee Ford Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Dee Ford

Date of Birth




Place of Birth

Odenville, Alabama



188 cm


Football Player


Auburn University

Net Worth



Debbie Ford, James Ford
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