Colton Underwood
Colton Underwood
Real Name/Full Name Colton Scott Underwood
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Colton Underwood
Birth Place: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 26 January 1992
Age/How Old: 29 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 191 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
Weight: In Kilograms – 116 Kg
In Pounds – 255.736 lbs
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Scott Underwood
Mother – Donna Underwood
Siblings: Younger Brother – Connor Underwood
School: Washington Community High School
College: Illinois State University
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Gay
Marital Status: Bachelor
Girlfriend: No
Wife/Spouse Name: No
Kids/Children Name: No
Profession: Reality television personality, Former football player
Net Worth: $1.5 Million
Last Updated: June 2021

Colton Scott Underwood, who is much more popularly known as just Colton Underwood, is a former football player and a reality TV personality by profession and is of American origin.

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Biography and Early Life

Underwood was born on January 26, 1962, in Indianapolis, Indiana. His parents are Scott and Donna Underwood. Both of them were great athletes and played for the Illinois State University. Scott was a notable footballer and was a part of “Illinois State Redbirds”. Donna was a star volleyball player. Underwood’s younger brother is Connor. He spent his childhood in Washington, Illinois. His parents divorced, and they remarried. His big family comprises his parents, stepfather, stepmother, his brother and six half-siblings.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Colton Underwood in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Colton Underwood’s age is 29 years old as of today’s date 14th June 2021 having been born on 26 January 1992. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 191 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 255.736 lbs in Pound and 116kg in Kilograms.

Education

Underwood graduated from Washington Community High School in 2010. He then joined Illinois State University. After he joined the university, he was determined to be a part of the team that his father was at his time. So, following his father’s footsteps, he also became a part of “Illinois State Redbirds” and made his father very proud.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

He was in a relationship with gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman. They were in a relationship between 2016 to 2017. While participating in The Bachelorette, he openly discussed his wish to stay a virgin. Colton met Cassie Randolph, a student of speech pathology on ‘The Bachelor’. Soon, they began dating, but many felt that they were in a relationship for publicity.

But Colton claimed that they were genuinely in love. They had initially parted ways, but as Colton was madly in love with Cassie, he broke the rules of the reality show and went ahead to confess her about his love. They remained in love even after the show ended. He shifted to Los Angeles to live near her. Their relationship only lasted for two years and ended in May 2020.

In September that same year, Cassie filed a complaint against Underwood, which led to a restraining order being issued. She alleged that he was tracking her by installing a device under her car, and he was sending her numerous text messages from unknown numbers. Underwood became a victim of COVID-19 in March 2020. However, he fully recovered from coronavirus in April.

Is Colton Underwood Gay?

Colton openly identifies as gay. On April 14, 2021, he publicly identified himself as gay in an interview with Robin Roberts on Good Morning America. This made him the first lead of The Bachelor to openly identify as gay.

Professional Career

On May 10 2014, Underwood started his professional football career. ‘San Diego Chargers’ admitted him as an undrafted free agent. He joined the team as an outside linebacker. On August 30 2014, he was released by the team.

The ‘Philadelphia Eagles’ chose him for their practice squad on September 3, 2014, but he was dismissed after six days. On September 23, 2014, Underwood was again signed for the practice squad of ‘Chargers’. Later that year, on December 29, a contract was signed between him and ‘Chargers.’

He played the preseason games for ‘Chargers’. He scored two tackles in his first ‘NFL’ game. But unfortunately, on September 2 2015, the ‘Chargers’ waived Colton. The next day Colton was put on injured reserve.

On December 1, 2015, Colton joined the practice squad of ‘Oakland Raiders’. He was waived on August 29, 2016. On the first day of practice with the ‘Oakland Raiders’, he suffered a joint break and a ligament tear in his left shoulder. His football career ended because of this injury.

He started his new career in the TV industry. He participated in the 14th season of ‘The Bachelorette’, an ABC dating reality show. He was in the final four but, due to unrevealed reasons, got eliminated in the eighth week. After that, he starred in the fifth season of ‘Bachelor in Paradise.

He left the show in its fourth week after breaking up with fellow contestant Tia Booth.

On September 4, 2018, Colton became the face of season 23 of ‘The Bachelor.’ On September 21, 2018, he started filming for the show. Additionally, it is reported that he is producing a series on his own life for Netflix.

Awards

 In 2019, Colton won the Reality TV Awards in the category Fan Favorites. That same year he won the MTV Movie & TV Awards for the Most Meme-able Moment. He was also nominated for the People’s Choice Awards for Competition Contestant of 2019.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Colton Underwood in 2021

Colton Underwood Net Worth
Colton Underwood Net Worth

As of 2021, Underwood is reported to be worth $1.5 Million. He was an NFL player. Although he did not participate in the main events, he was a part of the practice squad and played in many preseason games. He was the owner of the restaurant 4th & Goal Grill in Washington. The restaurant opened in August 2016 but was later sold in 2018. Television provides him with a great share of the revenue. It was reported that Colton was remunerated around $100,000 for participating in ‘The Bachelor’. He has also signed endorsement deals with many companies like MusclePharm, a nutrition brand.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Underwood had started a foundation that focused on helping people who were diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis. He developed the organisation to gather money for the necessary medical equipment and staff to help the patients recover from such a horrible disease.  He did this to honour his cousin, Harper, who went through the disease at her toddler age.

Colton Underwood is the unforgettable star from Bachelor. He has been in the news for many notable reasons. His rollercoaster relationship with The Bachelorette contestant Cassie Randolph was discussed at great lengths by the media. In addition, he recently came out as gay, and his upcoming Netflix show is already creating a lot of buzzes.

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