Colton Underwood is a television personality who also had a brief career in American Football and was signed as an undrafted free agent.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Colton Scott Underwood was born on January 26, 1992, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Scott Underwood and Dona Underwood are his parents. His parents were both athletes at Illinois State University, where his mother played volleyball and his father played football for the Redbirds. Colton was raised in Washington, Illinois, and he has an older brother named Connor. His parents divorced, and he has several half-brothers and half-sisters from their second marriage.
He attended Washington Community High School and then Illinois State University after graduating. He followed in his father’s footsteps and played college football for the Illinois State Redbirds.
Colton Underwood’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Colton Underwood, who was born on January 26, 1992, will be 30 years old on September 19, 2022. His height is 1.91 meters and his weight is 116 kilograms.
Colton Underwood’s Profession & Career
He had a brief career as an American football player before becoming a reality television star. On May 10, 2014, he was signed as an undrafted free agent by the San Diego Chargers. He was only with the team for three months before being released. On September 3, 2014, he was signed to the Philadelphia Eagles practice squad, but he was waived after only a few days.
In September 2014, he rejoined the Chargers’ practice squad. He signed a futures contract in December of that year, but he was waived on September 2, 2015. In December 2015, he signed a contract with the Raiders, but he was released in August 2016.
Underwood was a contestant on season 14 of The Bachelorette, which starred Becca Kufrin. On week eight, he was eliminated during hometown dates. He was cast in season five of The Bachelor in Paradise after being eliminated.
Colton left the Bachelor in Paradise in the fourth week after being linked to a fellow contestant, Tia Booth. He severed it, and the two of them left Paradise separately.
ABC made the announcement that Underwood would star in season 23 of The Bachelor on September 4, 2018. Many people on social media reacted differently to the announcement.
Colton Underwood’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship
Colton was in a relationship with gymnast Aly Raisman in 2016. He had asked her out on social media, but their relationship was short-lived, and they split up in 2017. Colton has publicly stated his decision to remain a virgin. When he appeared on the reality show Bachelorette, he had the opportunity to discuss this topic extensively.
Colton found love with Cassie Randolph on season 23 of The Bachelor. Cassie ended their relationship during the final three, and Colton did not take it lightly. He ended his relationship with the other two contestants and asked Cassie for a second chance at their love.
In January 2016, Colton established the Colton Underwood Legacy Foundation. The foundation’s mission is to raise funds for cystic fibrosis medical equipment and research.
Achievements and Awards
Colton received the MTV Movie & TV Award for Most Memorable Moment in 2019. In 2019, he was also nominated for the People’s Choice Award. His appearances on reality television shows such as The Bachelor, Bachelor in Paradise, and The Bachelorette are another highlight of his career.
Colton Underwood’s Salary and Net Worth
Colton Underwood has accumulated $1.5 million in wealth as of September 2022. His primary source of wealth has been his career as a television personality. He had a brief career as a footballer before becoming a reality television personality, but it did not end well.
|Celebrated Name||Colton Underwood|
|Real Name||Colton Scott Underwood|
|Age||30 years old|
|Birth Date||26 January 1992|
|Birth Place||Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.|
|Marital Status||In a relationship|
|Dating||Yes (Cassie Randolph)|
|Profession||Reality TV personality|
|Net Worth||$1.5 million|