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Adewale Ogunleye

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Adewale Ogunleye’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Adewale Ogunleye

Place Of Birth

New York City, USA

Age

45 years old

Birth Date

August 09, 1977

Star Sign

Cancer

Adewale Ogunleye Facts

Child Star?

No

Occupation

Football player

Education & Qualifications

George Washington University

Net Worth

$14 million

Current Partner

Amira Baker

Height

2m (6'5"")

Nationality

American

Chinese Year

Year of the Snake

About Adewale Ogunleye 

Adewale Ogunleye is a retired American football player.

Adewale Ogunleye played college football at Indiana University for the beginning part of his American football career. During his professional NFL career, he played as the defensive end for the Miami Dolphins, Houston Texans, and Chicago Bears.

After his junior season in 1998, Adewale Ogunleye suffered a knee injury while playing college football at Indiana University, which took him off the draft as a prospect in the national football league. However, in 2000, he got signed as a free agent by the Miami Dolphins. In his first year for the Miami Dolphins, Adewale Ogunleye was healing from a ligament injury and was not able to play. Gradually, in the second year of his career, he started to improve and was able to work on his statistics.

Later, in 2004, Adewale Ogunleye became a starter in the Pro Bowl. He started in the Miami Dolphins as a rookie with an injury and played in the NFL for 11 seasons from 2000-2010. He ended his professional career with the Houston Texans in 2009, due to a fracture.

 

Adewale Ogunleye's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Adewale Ogunleye’s net worth?

Adewale Ogunleye's net worth is valued at around $14 million. He earned a huge part of his net worth from playing professional football for over 10 years. He is also an entrepreneur, who supports the Miami Dolphins organization.

How much does Adewale Ogunleye earn per year?

Adewale Ogunleye's current annual income is not known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Adewale Ogunleye?

Adewale Ogunleye is 6 ft 4 in (198 cm) tall.

How old is Adewale Ogunleye?

Adewale Ogunleye was born on August 9, 1977, in Brooklyn, New York. He is currently 41 years old and will turn 42 in August 2022.

Childhood And Education

Adewale Ogunleye was born on August 9, 1977, in New York City. He started his education at Tottenville High School and then attended Indiana University, where he studied English. He played football in college and was the team captain. At the end of his professional football career, he attended George Washington University in Washington D.C., where he got his Master's in Business Administration.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Adewale Ogunleye's family?

Adewale Ogunleye is of Nigerian descent. He is from a royal home, as his paternal grandfather, Emmanuel Taiwo Ogunleye, was the Oba (Elemure) in the city of Emure in Ekiti state, Nigeria. His father was a social worker in New York City.

Who is Adewale Ogunleye’s partner?

Adewale Ogunleye is married to celebrity dentist, Dr Amira Ogunleye. They got married in July 2014, and many other celebrities attended their wedding ceremony. They have a daughter, whose name is not known to the media.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For...

Adewale Ogunleye's NFL career started with the Miami Dolphins in 2000, when he signed as a free agent. He then left the Miami Dolphins for the Chicago Bears, signing a six-year contract, became one of the top-rated players for the Chicago Bears, and also the team captain. He then helped the team qualify for the Super Bowl XLI, but they lost to the Indianapolis Colts. Throughout his professional career, Adewale Ogunleye recorded 398 tackles, 67.5 sacks, 17 forced fumbles, 14 fumble recoveries, one interception, and two safeties.

What awards has Adewale Ogunleye won?

Adewale Ogunleye received a lot of recognition for his football career and was featured by several high-profile magazines. He was named on the Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list in 1999. The Miami Dolphins awarded Ogunleye the Dan Marino Most Valuable Player of the Year Award for the 2003-2004 season.

Other Interesting Adewale Ogunleye Facts And Trivia

  • Adewale Ogunleye is a former American football player, who was born in Brooklyn, New York.
  • Adewale Ogunleye was born on August 9, 1977.

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