Michael Waddell
Michael Waddell
Real Name/Full Name Michael Andre Waddell Jr.
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Michael Waddell
Birth Place: Ellerbe, North California
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 9 January 1981
Age/How Old: 43 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 82 Kg
In Pounds – 180 lbs
Eye Color: Unknown
Hair Color: Unknown
Parents Name: Father – unknown
Mother – Unknown
Siblings: Unknown
School: Richmond Senior School
College: North Carolina
Religion: Unknown
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Unknown
Kids/Children Name: Michael Waddell III
Profession: Former American football player
Net Worth: $1 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Michael Andre Waddell Jr. is a former American football player popularly known as Michael Waddell. He played the cornerback position throughout his football career. He used to play football when in college and was later drafted by Tennessee during their fourth round in the 2004 NFL draft. He has also played for Florida Tuskers and Oakland Raiders. Currently, he is a free agent and can play for any team of his will. Here is a short biography of Michael Waddell in 2021.

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Biography and Early Life

Michael Waddell was born in Ellerbe, North Carolina, on 9 January 1981. He has not disclosed much information concerning his family and how he grew up. During his childhood years, he was nicknamed a rabbit because he could run very fast by both his friends and family. He disclosed that the success of his career is because of his father’s support.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Michael Waddell in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Michael Waddell’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024 having been born on 9 January 1981. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 180 lbs in Pound and 82kg in Kilograms.


Waddell attended Richmond Senior School in Rockingham, North Carolina. He later enrolled at North Carolina College, where he graduated in 2003. He not only played footballer while in college but also a good basketball player. He played for the school’s football team while in North Carolina. He also played basketball and baseball for his college.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Waddell does not open up about his personal information. Apart from keeping his family background away from the limelight, he has also kept his affairs private. Maybe he does so to protect his reputation as a celebrity to prevent any downfall in his relationship. However, many people say that he is still single and also not dating anyone. Others say that he is married and even has a son, Michael Waddell III. He is yet to confirm these rumors and even disclose the mother of his child. He has been occupied by his career and thus might start a family later.

Is Michael Waddell Gay?

No. Waddell is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has never had such rumors. Although he keeps his personal information private, he has no history of being gay. He even has a son named Michael Waddell III, although he has not disclosed his mother.

Professional Career

Waddell started his professional football career immediately after completing college. He was by then drafted by the Tennessee Titans. In 2004, he made his first debut in the National Football League (NFL) with the Titans. He played with them for two consecutive seasons until 2007.

He was then drafted by the Oakland Raiders in 2008. He played with them for only that season, after which he was traded by Florida Tuskers. He played as a cornerback with jersey number 32 and 36.

On 25 August 2009, he signed with United Football League to play for Florida Tuskers. However, he did even play with them for a single game before he was released from the Tuskers.

During the time he was playing in the NFL, he made a total of 66 tackles with one interception and five pass deflections. His best year during his NFL career was in 2004. He played a total of 16 games that year and the following year, 2005.


Waddell has had a successful football career. He has been recognized by various football analysts as well as former football legends. He is described to have unique skills in playing football that other players lack. He has also been appreciated for his kind gestures to help poor people. He also takes his time to teach children about football which is so thoughtful of him.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Michael Waddell in 2024

Michael Waddell Net Worth
Michael Waddell Net Worth

Waddle has been a great footballer whose effort has been recognized by many. Much of his wealth has come from his career. His estimated amount of net worth is around $1 million as of 2024. He has earned his income from playing with various teams in the NFL. He has a unique style of playing football as well as speed; thus, many teams consider him. He has earned this much through pure hard work and dedication towards his career.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He has a great relationship with people and spends much of his time with children with disabilities.
  • He was signed by Florida Tuskers and was released before he could play for their first season.

Michael Waddell has to be recognized as one of the greatest footballers of all time. After playing football for a short time, his name grew like burning dry grass. His style of playing is unique, which made to be easily noted by his fans and also football analysts. He has been a great inspiration to many young people who are aspiring to be great footballers.


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