George Kittle Biography

August 19, 2020
First published on:August 19, 2020
by John Max

Facts of George Kittle

Birth Name George Krieger Kittle
Birth Place Madison, Wisconsin
Famous Name George Kittle
Father Bruce Kittle
Mother Jan Krieger
Net Worth $1 million
Salary $2,133,000
Current team San Francisco 49ers
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Currently Married Yes
Married to Claire Kittle

George Krieger Kittle a.k.a. George Kittle is a professional American football tight end who is currently signed to the San Fransico 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He finished his collegiate career at the University of Iowa Hawkeyes and was picked by the 49ers in the 2017 NFL Draft in round five. 2x Pro Bowler and a First-team All-Pro selection, Kittle set the single-season record for receiving yards by a tight end with 1,377.

Madison, Wisconsin native, George Kittle was born on 9th October 1993, under the star sign Libra. The twenty-six years old holds an American nationality and is of white ethnic background. Furthermore, Kittle stands 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) tall and weighs 250 lb (113 kg).

How Much Is George Kittle's Net Worth? Know His Contract, NFL Career Earning, & Salary

George Kittle is currently under a 5 year, $75,000,000 contract with the San Francisco 49ers, which features a $18,000,000 signing bonus, $40,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $15,000,000. In 2020 season, his base salary is $2,133,000, and will carry a cap hit of $2,207,574 and a dead cap value of $74,574.

Jimmy Garoppolo, Dee Ford, and Richard Sherman are the highest-paid roosters of the team.

Kittle's NFL Career Earning

Year Team Earning
2017 San Francisco 49ers $763,287
2018 San Francisco 49ers $555,000
2019 San Francisco 49ers $645,000

Three seasons with San Francisco 49ers helped him to earn $1,963,287. As of 2020, his net worth is approximately $1 million

Who is George Kittle's Wife?

George and his future wife, Claire met during their freshman year in college. Reportedly, George approached her as she was heading to basketball practice on her moped, and complimented her bright pink helmet. After seeing for some time their friends gradually turned into romance.

Upon graduation, George went for NFL while Claire signed on with JE Models as a fitness model and now is a owner of Claire Till Fitness.

George Kittle and his bride SOURCE: TheNetline

In the summer of 2019, George got down on one knee. Later in the year, the pair exchanged the vows on 9th April and have not been shy about sharing their relationship on their IG since.

Parents & Academic Background

George was born to Jan Krieger and Bruce Kittle who is also played at Iowa and is a former college football coach. Her mother was a star athlete at Winfield Mount-Union and her best sport was basketball, and she went on to score more than 1,800 points for Drake at the Division I level. George's maternal family is well-known for athletics in southeast Iowa.

He enrolled high school at Iowa West High School, Cedar Falls High School, and Norman High School. To play football, he committed to the University of Iowa.

NFL Career

Kittle was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the 5th round with 146th overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft. On 4th May 2017, he signed his first professional contract with 49ers which would span 4 years. On 13th August 2020, he signed a new five-year contract with the team.

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