Julius Peppers is a former American Football Player. He played his first NFL game in 2002. Julius has been playing professionally since 2002. Before then, he was a star player for North Carolina Tar Heels football team.
He is a celebrity American footballer and athlete. Peppers is a member of the Carolina Panthers. He played for Carolina Panthers, Chicago Bears, and Green Bay Packers.
|Real Name||Julius Frazier Peppers|
|Date of Birth||18 January, 1980|
|Age (as in 2021)||41 Years|
|Birthplace||Wilson, North Carolina, United States|
|Current Residence||Miami, Florida|
|School||Hunt High School, Fike High School and Southern Nash High School|
|College/University||North Carolina University|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 201 cm
in meters- 2.01 m
in feet inches- 6'7"
|Weight||in kilograms- 134 kg
in pounds- 295 lbs
|Hand Size||10 inches|
|Arms Size||34 ⅛ inches|
|Relationships & Affairs|
|Parents||Father- George Kearney
Mother- Bessie Brinkley
|Siblings||Sister- Yolando Peppers
|Children||Sons: Amaresito (with his ex-girlfriend Lia), Elijah Peppers (with Claudia Sampedro)
Daughter: Keena Skye (Claudia Sampedro with her previous boyfriend)
|Net Worth (approx.)||$30 million|
Julius Peppers was born on 18 January 1980 (age 41 years old as of 2021). He was born in Wilson, North Carolina, United States. He was raised in Baily.
He was an outstanding High School athlete and won the North Carolina state title in track.
Julius played college football at the University of Carolina. He is an American by nationality. He belongs to an African -American ethnic background.
The name of his father is George Kearney. And the name of his mother is Bessie Brinkley. His parents met in 1979. But their relationship went sour after Julius was born.
When his father found out about their relationship, Julius’s mother took responsibility for her children. He has a brother named Stephone.
At first, he was a student of Hunt High School. Then he attended Fike High School. After that, he was transferred to Southern Nash High School.
He completed her graduation from the University of Carolina.
Julius began his career in high school. When he attended the University of Carolina, he played defensive end for the North Carolina Tar Heels Football team from 1998 to 2001.
He began his professional career as a footballer when he was selected number 2 overall in the 2002 NFL Draft by Carolina Panthers.
On September 8, 2002, Julius played his first career NFL game. He played seven years for Carolina Panthers from 2002 to 2009.
Then he joined Chicago Bears on March 5, 2010. There he played three years from 2010 to 2013. Julius signed a three-year deal with the Green Bay Packers.
At the end of his career, Julius returned from where he started. He again joined the Carolina Panthers. There he played one season.
After a 17 years career in the NFL, on February 1, 2019, he declared his retirement from his professional NFL career.
Julius won the Brian Piccolo Award in the year 2013. He became the NFC Defensive Player of the year in 2014. He has also been named NFC defensive player of the month four times.
Julius was in the First Team All-Pro 3 times in 2004, 2006, and 2010. He was also selected as the Defensive Rookie of the year debut year,2002. He was also in the NFL 2000s and 2010s All-Decade team.
On May 8, 2019, Julius was hired as a special business operations assistant with Carolina Panthers.
Relationships, Wife, Affairs
Currently, Julius Peppers is married. He is engaged to Claudia Sampedro, who is a renowned model. They have two sons named Amaresito (with his ex-girlfriend Lia) and Elijah Peppers (with Claudia Sampedro).
His wife has a daughter named Keena Skye with her previous boyfriend.
Before this, Julius was in a relationship with Lia Ames. He surprised everyone with the shocking news that he broke up with Lia even though she was pregnant. The name of their son is Elijah Peppers.
He is a very tall person. His height is around 6.7 inches that are 201 cm. His body weight is approximately 134 kg which is 295 lbs.
His hand size is 10 inches. And his arms size is 34 ⅛ inches. The color of hair and eyes is black.
His net worth is approximately $30 million. He earned most of his wealth from his career as a Footballer. He also participates in many commercials.
Interesting Facts of Julius Peppers
- His zodiac sign is Capricorn.
- He has more than 130k followers on Instagram.
- Julius is very active on social media.
- The number of his total tackles is 715.
- He has the 4th most sacks in NFL history.
- Julius is one of the top 10 highest-paid players in NFL history.
- His unique athletic abilities earned him the nickname The Freak of Nature.
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