Travis Kelce

Travis Kelce

Travis Kelce
Quick Facts About Travis Kelce
Celebrated Name Travis Kelce
Age 34 years old
Nick Name Zeus
Birth Name Travis Michael Kelce
Birth Date 1989-10-05
Gender Male
Profession American football tight end
Nationality American
Place of Birth Westlake, Ohio, the US
Ethnicity white
Religion Christian
Horoscope Libra
Father Ed Kelce
Mother Donna Kelce
School Cleveland Heights High School
Brother Jason Kelce
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status unmarried
University University of Cincinnati
Girlfriend Kayla Nicole
Net Worth $20 million
Salary $11,250,000
Height 6 ft 5 inches
Weight 118 kg
Shoe Size 13
Eye Color blue
Hair Color black

Travis Kelce, An American football tight end, is well-known for holding the NFL record for most consecutive and most overall seasons with 1,000 yards receiving by a tight end with 7. He also owns the record for most receiving yards by a tight end in a single season with 1,416 in 2020, despite playing in only 15 games. He also briefly held the single-season record in 2018 before it was broken later that same day.

Who is Travis Kelce?

Travis Kelce is an American football tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). Considered to be one of the greatest tight ends of all time, Kelce is an eight-time Pro Bowler and a four-time first-team All-Pro selection. He was named to the NFL 2010s All-Decade Team. 

Travis Kelce was born on 5th October 1989, in Westlake, Ohio, the US. He was named Travis Michael Kelce at the time of his birth. He is the son of Ed and Donna Kelce. He has a younger brother, a fellow NFL player Jason Kelce, who is a center for the Philadelphia Eagles. He attended Cleveland Heights High School in his hometown of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, where he was a three-sport athlete in football, basketball, and baseball.

Travis begins playing football at his high school. He played college football at the University of Cincinnati from 2008 to 2012. Kelce was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the third round (63rd pick overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft. He was the Chiefs leading receiver during the 2014 season, totaling 862 yards off 67 receptions. Travis began his 2015 season with his first career multiple-touchdown games, with six receptions for 106 yards and two scores against Houston.

On 19th December 2017, he was named to his third straight Pro Bowl. He finished the season with a career-high eight receiving touchdowns. He helped Kansas City Chiefs to win Super Bowl LIV in 2019. He was a key player in helping the chiefs reach the final of Super Bowl LV in 2020. A year later, Kelce and the Chiefs would appear and win in Super Bowl LVII against the Philadelphia Eagles played on February 12, 2023. 

Who is Travis Kelce dating?

Travis Kelce is currently linked with his gorgeous girlfriend Kayla Nicole. Nicole is an on-air sports journalist and a social media influencer. She graduated from Pepperdine University in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism.  While it remains unclear when Nicole and Kelce initially met, Nicole previously revealed that they first connected through Instagram. In May 2017, the love birds confirmed they were dating. In the years that followed, they've broken up and gotten back together several times.

August 2020 marked the first time the couple split. Kelce confirmed the breakup news after fans speculated about their split when Nicole deleted pictures of the football player on her Instagram a week prior. In May 2022, the couple broke up again. At the time, Barstool Sports alleged that the reason for their split was that Kelce forced Nicole to pay for "half of everything" while they were dating. However, during an interview with The Pivot Podcast in January 2023, Kelce denied that he was "too cheap". 

What is Travis Kelce's salary?

Travis Kelce has managed to earn a huge fortune through his American football career. He is ranked among one of the highest-earning NFL players. He is said to have an estimated net worth of $20 million after spending ten years in the NFL. In 2023, Kelce will earn a base salary of $11,250,000, a roster bonus of $750,000, and a workout bonus of $250,000, while carrying a cap hit of $14,801,666. 

In the year 2016, he signed a contract extension worth around $46 million. With these massive earnings, he is living a luxurious lifestyle in a custom-designed, seven-bedroom home in Kansas City's Briarcliff West neighborhood which he bought for $995,000. He drives Aston Martin Vanquish which apparently costs $2,97,775.

How tall is Travis Kelce?

Travis Kelce is a very handsome person and with his charming smile, he attracts a lot of people towards him. He has a tall height of 6 feet 5 inches. He has a balanced and healthy weight. His balanced weight is 118 Kg. He wears a shoe size of 13 (US). 

He always does heavy exercise which includes weight lifting, push-ups, Single-leg squats, Dumbbell bench step-ups, and others. He arrives every morning at the Kansas City Chiefs football training center for warm-ups and training. He is a pretty devout Christian so he probably will never have any tattoos.

5 Facts About Travis Kelce

1. Travis Kelce was on a reality TV dating show. 

In January 2016, Kelce starred in the E! Entertainment Television dating show Catching Kelce. At that time, he was single and wanted a sweetheart for dating which resulted in his ending up as a contestant in the very dating show. 

2. Travis Kelce is the fastest tight end to reach 10,000 career receiving yards. 

During the 2022 season, Kelce became the fifth tight end in NFL history to reach the milestone. In Week 14 against the Denver Broncos, he became the fifth tight end in NFL history to have 10,000 receiving yards. He also officially recorded his seventh consecutive 1,000-yard season, extending his records of consecutive 1,000-yard seasons. 

3. Travis Kelce owns the Marty McFly shoes from 'Back to the Future'. 

When you think of Back to the Future, more often than not sneakerheads tend to gravitate to the Nike Air Mags; the same prototype is owned by Travis Kelce. The Nike Bruins worn by the movie's main protagonist Marty McFly cost around US$7500-$10,000 (and up) on the resale market. 

4.  There is a Reuben sandwich named after Travis Kelce. 

Travis Kelce has a food item named after him. It is none other than McFadden's in downtown Kansas City. According to Arrowhead Pride, the restaurant has a whole "Kingdom Specials" menu that has items named after Kansas City Chiefs players. Kelce is one of the lucky few to have a sandwich named after him "Kelce's Cincinnati Reuben". 

5. Travis Kelce had actually wanted to play as a quarterback. 

Travis Kelce actually started playing American Football as a quarterback. But his quarterback position slowly gets degraded during college-level league while he was playing for Cincinnati Bearcats. It so happened once he also broke the football rules and was suspended. While re-joining the team, the coach suggested he play as a tight end.