- Birth Name Christopher Jason Witten
- Birth Place Elizabethton, Tennessee
- Famous Name Jason Witten
- Father Ed Witten
- Mother Kimberly Witten Barnett
- Net Worth $35 million
- Salary $7 million
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity White
- Currently Married Yes
- Married to Michelle Witten
- Divorce N/A
- Children N/A
The 36 years old, Jason Witten is an American football tight end for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. He has also played college football at the University of Tennessee.
The Cowboys in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft drafted him. He was the most successful tight end in school history while playing for the University of Tennessee. He currently serves as a color analyst for ESPN's Monday Night Football.
Jason Witten's Early Life
Jason Witten was born as Christopher Jason Witten on 6 May 1982, to American parents, Kimberly Witten Barnett and Ed Witten. He was born and raised in Elizabethton, Tennessee, the United States, along with his two brothers, Ryan and Shawn. He is an American by his nationality and his ethnicity is white.
He was raised in Washington D. C but went to Elizabethton High School in Elizabethton, Tennessee. When he was 11, he moved to his grandparent house. His grandfather was the coach of the football team.
Professional Career of Jason Witten
Jason was very good at his football performance throughout his high school career and has set many records. He was a three-year starter playing both linebacker and tight end. As a senior linebacker, he accomplished the season with 163 tackles, nine sacks, two interceptions, five forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and two blocked kicks.
He also played basketball throughout his high school career. He accepted the scholarship from the University of Tennessee, he also played football there. Right after his college career, he turned professional and was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft.
At this moment, he is one of the prominent players of Dallas Cowboys. His stats can be seen on Wiki. He is in a contract with his team. He is a good friend of his teammate, Dez Bryan and Ezekiel Elliott.
Jason Witten's Personal Life
Talking about his personal life, Jason Witten is a married man and has a beautiful wife. His wife Michelle is a nurse at Dallas Parkland Memorial Hospital. The lovely couple also blessed by three children. They are C.J Cooper, Landry and Hadley Grace, his daughter was born in late 2012. Her name is Landry. Her second child as a daughter was born on November 21, 2014.
He is a devoted husband and a caring father. He lives happily with his wife and there is no any issue of divorce between the blessed couple. He is a devoted Christian. He also is being participated in football camp in his hometown of Elizabeth, Tennessee, which more than 1000 children attended in 2007.
He is also actively involved in a charity work and foundations. He launched the Jason Witten Score Foundation; it provides support and assistance for families and individuals affected by domestic violence.
Net Worth and Endorsements of Jason Witten
Jason Witten has an estimated net worth of $35 million in 2018, $24 million more in comparison to fellow NFL player, Dek Prescott, including all of his properties and incomes. He is currently receiving an annual average salary of $7 million and is listed among top 5 paid players of his club.
As for driving, he owns few of the best luxury cars in the world. The Car brands owned by Jason Witten include Mercedes, American Muscle, Audi, Chevrolet etc. Jason Witten owns the best Luxury houses in West Lake Texas and the present value of the House around $5.6 Million.
His jersey number is 82. His fans and followers followed him on social networking sites. His fans are largely growing on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has a great personality. He has an amazing height of 6 feet and 5 inches. His build-up weight is 265 lbs. Lots of info about his life and bio can be taken from Wiki.