- Date of Birth
- Age 31 Years Old
- Famous Name Dont'a Hightowe
- Country United States US
- Birth Name Qualin Dont'a Hightower
- Birth Place Lewisburg, Tennessee
- Famous Name Dont'a Hightowe
- Mother L’Tanya
- Net Worth $30 million
- Salary $8,875,000
- Siblings sister Quenette
- Career Earnings $43 million
- Position in Team Outside Linebacker
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity Mixed
- Profession NFLplayer
- Currently Working For New England Patriots
- University attended University of Alabama
- School attended Marshall County High School
- Affair with Morgan Hart
- Girlfriend Morgan Hart
Dont'a Hightower is an American professional football player who plays in the National Football League (NFL). As of 2019, Qualin Dont'a Hightower currently plays for the New England Patriots as their Outside Linebacker.
As an Outside Linebacker, Qualin Dont'a Hightower reportedly earns around $8,875,000 as his yearly salary from New England Patriots. Further, Qualin Dont'a Hightower has an estimated net worth of over $30 million. Hightower is currently dating his girlfriend Morgan Hart.
Dont'a Hightower's Bio and Early Life
Qualin Dont'a Hightower was born on March 12, 1990, in Lewisburg, Tennessee to mother L’Tanya. He is of American and belongs to Mixed ethnic group. He spent his childhood along with his sister named Quenette. further, Details regarding his family is not available.
Dont'a Hightower joined Marshall County High School where he played for Marshall County Tigers. After that, he attended the University of Alabama and played for the Alabama Crimson Tide under coach Nick Saban.
Dont'a Hightower's Salary and Net Worth
As of 2019, Qualin Dont'a Hightower has an estimated net worth of over $30 million. He reportedly signed a four-year contract worth $35,500,000 with New England Patriots.
Further, the NFL player has an average salary of $8,875,000 annually with a guaranteed sum of $19,000,000 and a signing bonus includes $17,000,000. Moreover, he paid a fine of $16,537 after Roughing the Passer against Ryan Tannehill.
Estimated career earnings of Hightower is tabulated below:
|2012||New England Patriots||$4,447,456|
|2013||New England Patriots||$741,091|
|2014||New England Patriots||$1,092,182|
|2015||New England Patriots||$1,443,273|
|2016||New England Patriots||$7,767,933|
|2017||New England Patriots||$12,398,435|
|2018||New England Patriots||$7,195,305|
|2019||New England Patriots||$8,445,305|
The New England Patriots signed Hightower on July 19, 2012, a four-year $7.72 million contract that includes a guaranteed $6.28 million and a $4.05 million signing bonus.
Qualin Dont'a Hightower so far has made earnings of $43 million from his entire NFL career. Kept aside Qualin Dont'a Hightower financial earnings, his personal assets includes home and cars.
Dont'a Hightower Girlfriend and Personal Life
Dont'a is currently in a romantic relationship/affair with his girlfriend Morgan Hart. They started dating each other since 2017.
They were University mates and their affair started since then. Morgan is Arts and Communication graduate of the Alabama University. Hightower's girlfriend worked as a sports reporter and also is an aspiring writer as well.
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So far there is no news of them getting married or engaged. They might be planning to get married soon since they are in a long romantic relationship. Moreover, she is also known as Lady Boom because of her boyfriend.
Qualin Dont'a Hightower is not only a famous NFL Outside Linebacker but also quite famous in social media. The famous NFL star has a height of 6 feet 3 inches and weighs 118 kg. Qualin Dont'a Hightower is not only an athlete of world-class but also an attractive person.
Dont'a Hightower's Professional Career
Hightower started his NFL career after being drafted in the 2012 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots in the 1st round. He played under the coach Bill Belichick of Patriots.
Together with Kyle Van Noy and rookie Ja'Whaun Bentley, Hightower returned as a starter in 2018. Currently, he is playing for the Patriots after signing a four-year contract worth $35 million.
Hightower played against several teams including Buffalo Bills, Denver Broncos, and many more.