Colton Underwood is a reality TV star and former football player who played in the tight end position for San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2014. He was a member of the Philadelphia Eagles’ practice squad in 2014 and Raiders’ practice squad between 2015 and 2016. He appeared as a contestant on the 14th season of ‘The Bachelorette’, and returns to the 23rd season of ‘The Bachelor’ as the main cast, which premiers in January 2019.
Former Footballer, Reality TV Satr
Birthday / Date of Birth
Colton Underwood was born on January 26, 1992 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.
He is currently 26 years old.
Colton Underwood competed his formal school education at the Washington Community High School in Washington, Illinois. He later enrolled at the Illinois State University, where he played college football for the Illinois State Redbirds.
There is very little known about is family background. His parents are Scott and Donna Underwood. According to reports, his parents divorced when he was young. He has seven siblings. He grew up in Indianapolis.
Colton Underwood gained a lot of attention lately for his relationship with Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman from 2016 until they broke up in 2017. These two first met at the 2016 Olympics, and shortly after, Colton made contact with her through a mutual friend for a date. Over the course of time, love blossomed between the two and they made their relationship public by attending red carpets and other events together. They split in 2017 citing their work schedule as the main reason, but they still are in good terms.
In 2018, Colton headlined again when he was reported to be dating his fellow contestant Tia Booth, a physical therapist in the fifth season of Bachelor in Paradise. These two confirmed that they knew each other before appearing on the show. They also confirmed that they had never dated but had a quality tiemj together in the paradise.
- In feet – 6 feet 3 inches
- In centimeters – 191 cm
- In meters -1.91 m
- In Kilograms – 115 kg
- In Pounds – 254 lbs
His professional career as a footballer started when San Diego Chargers bought him as a undrafted free agent in May 2014, however, he was with the team barely three months as he was released in August of that year. Following his waiver from the Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles signed him as practice squad for the team, which lasted only for few days.
In September 2014, he returned to the Chargers as their practice squad and retained the position until September of the following year. He was then signed to Oakland Raiders as their practice squad for less than a year from December 2015 to August 2016.
After returning from professional football, he had shifted his focus towards the creative industry. He appeared as a contestant on the 14th season of The Bachelorette, in which Becca Kufrin was the lead cast. He got eliminated from the show in its eight week after hometown dates.
Colton Underwood Net Worth
Colton has a net worth of $1 million. He lives in Highlands Ranch in Douglas County, Colorado, United States.
Social Media Profiles
- Instagram – coltonunderwood
- Twitter – colton
Colton Underwood Facts
Colton grew up in the small town of Washington, Illinois
He is a former NFL player.
His young cousin, Haper, was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis as a child. This inspired him to start a non-profit organisation, Colton Underwood Legacy Foundation in January 2016, to raise money for cystic fibrosis research and medical equipment.
He has a dog named Sniper. He posts a ton pictures with his dog on Instagram.
On September 21, 2018, it was announced that Colton will feature on the 23rd season of The Bachelor.
He is allegedly a virgin.