Rodney Peete
Rodney Peete
Real Name/Full Name Rodney Peete
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Petey; Rodney Peete
Birth Place: Meas, Arizona, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 16 March 1966
Age/How Old: 58 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimeters – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 140 Kg
In Pounds – 230 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Willie Peete
Mother – Edna Peete
Siblings: 1 (Skip Peete)
School: Sahuaro High School
College: University Of Southern California
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Holly Robinson Peete (m. 1995)
Kids/Children Name: Ryan Elizabeth Peete, Rodney Peete Jr, Robinson James Peete, Roman Peete
Profession: American Football Player and Sports Journalist
Net Worth: $6 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Rodney Peete is an American football player for the National Football League. He has played for many significant teams, including Philadelphia, Detroit, Dallas, Washington, Oakland, and Carolina. While in College, he has played for the University of South Carolina. Being a part of the game for nearly two decades, Rodney has delivered some spectacular performances over the years.

Well, how well do you know about Rodney Peete? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Rodney Peete’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Rodney Peete to date.

Biography and Early Life

Rodney Peete was born to Willie Pete and Edna Peete on 16th March 1966 in Mesa, Arizona. His father was a Football coach and former professional football player for Chicago and Kansas. His mother was a home-maker. Since his early childhood, he was very interested in sports and spent his time playing Baseball, Basketball, and American Football.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Rodney Peete in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Rodney Peete’s age is 58 years old as of today’s date 22nd May 2024 having been born on 16 March 1966. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 230 lbs in Pound and 140kg in Kilograms.


Rodney Peete went to school at Sahuaro High School in Tuscon, Arizona. He had won medals for his school in American Football, Basketball, and Baseball. He also got the prize of Best Sportsman of The Year twice in High School. In his 12th grade, he shifted High School to Shawnee Mission High School in Kansas. Due to his prolific playing, he got a scholarship to study at the University of Southern California and play as a quarterback in the university’s football team. He was also offered direct access to the NFL, but he chose to go to college first.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Rodney Peete With Wife Holly Robinson Peete
Rodney Peete With Wife Holly Robinson Peete

Rodney Peete dated and later married actress Robinson Peete in 1994. The couple has been happily married ever since and were blessed with four kids named Ryan Elizabeth, Rodney Jr., Robinson James, Roman. Their twins have autism, and Rodney has often discussed it in various interviews. His brother Skip Pete is currently a coach in Chicago.

Is Rodney Peete Gay?

Rodney Peete is married to his wife Robinson Peete for 25 years and has four children with her; hence clearly, he is not gay.

Professional Career

Rodney first started his career as quarterback for the University of South California. Impressed by his skills, his coaches drafted him a record three times into the final rooster. He played significant games for USC-UCLA matches. He set records during this period and also won the John Unitas Award. The first NFL team to select him was Detroit.

However, he sprained his ankle and couldn’t play in the first season. Later he broke records for Detroit in both completions and passing touchdowns. After he was selected for Philadelphia, Detroit, Dallas, Washington, Oakland, and Carolina, his Career ended with Carolina in 2003 when he failed to register any wins. After his retirement, he has become a regular sports journalist at FOX Sports Network hit show “The Best Damn Sports Show Period.”


Rodney Peete is the first black player to win the John Unitas Award in 1991. He was decorated to the USC Hall of Fame in 2009. He was decorated into the Arizona Sports Hall Of Fame in 2012. And he received the NCAA silver anniversary award in 2014.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Rodney Peete in 2024

Rodney Peete Net Worth
Rodney Peete Net Worth

As of 2024, Rodney Peete is estimated to be worth around $6 million. He has earned the majority of his wealth by lucrative deals with various NFL teams during his career and also as a Sports Journalist for FOX News, “The Best Damn Sports Show Period.”

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Rodney Peete has appeared in advertisements for Lipozene.
  • Just before a major football game in 1983, he was diagnosed with Measles.

Rodney Peete has served as an inspiration to Black Kids around America who dream of playing in the National Football League. Despite being injured several times in his career due to Hamstring injuries and fractures, Rodney came back the next season to beat his opponents.

We get to learn his attitude of never giving up helped him immensely in his games. In his interviews, Rodney has often mentioned that he was the target of racial discrimination. But he always stood up for himself and his black teammates. A documentary showcasing him and his family is to be released soon in 2022.


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