Jermaine Kearse

by Roy 25 Sep,2018
Jermaine Kearse
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 1 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Father David Kearse
  • Mother Angelika Kearse
  • Birth Name Jermaine Levan Kearse
  • Net Worth $16.2
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Birth Country Lakewood, Washington
  • Married to Marisa Ventura
  • Children 1
  • University attended University of Washington
  • School attended Lakes High School

Jermaine Kearse is an American football wide receiver, made his NFL debut for Seattle Seahawks of the NFL. He was unsigned as an undrafted free agent in 2012. Kearse won Super Bowl XLVII with the team, defeating Denver Broncos. Previously, he played college football at the University of Washington.

 

Kearse is married to his wife Marisa Ventura. He has an estimated net worth of $16.2 million as of 2018.

Jermaine Kearse's Early Life

Jermaine Kearse was born on February 6, 1990, in Lakewood, Washington in the United States. This versatile player holds an American nationality. Born with the great talent and in early February, his astrological sign is Aquarius. Kearse was born to Angelika and David Kearse. He has a brother named Jamaal Kearse.

He graduated from Lakes High School in Lakewood, Washington, where he played football for the Lancers football team. As a senior, he had 54 passes for 903 yards and eight touchdowns.

For higher education, Kearse attended the University of Washington and further continued his game with the Pac-12 Conference. As a freshman, he had 20 receptions, 301 yards, and 2 touchdowns in 12 games. Kearse had 47 receptions for 699 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior.

Jermaine Kearse's Career

Jermaine Kearse never entered the NFL draft but was signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent on April 28, 2012. His first NFL match was on November 4 of the same year playing against the Minnesota Vikings. He made seven appearances for the Seattle in his rookie season of 2012.

It was in 2013 season that Kearse was able to score for the first time in his professional career against Carolina Panthers. Kearse caught his first NFL touchdown pass from Russell Wilson.

the Seahawks went to Super Bowl XLVIII. Kearse caught four passes for 65 yards as well as a 23-yard touchdown catch in the Super Bowl against the Denver Broncos. His plays helped the team to win the game 43-8 making it their first Super Bowl win in franchise history.

For the 2014 season, Jermaine Kearse played for 15 games with 537 receiving yards and a touchdown. In the Super Bowl XLIX, Kearse made a playoff a bouncing ball tipped off by cornerback Malcolm Butler which seems like the remake of the Helmet Catch. However, he was intercepted at the goal line with less than 30 seconds remaining. The Seahawks lost the chance to win the championship second time in a row losing to the Patriots 28-24.

In the 2015 season, Kearse played in all 16 games for the team which was a first for him. He ended the season with 685 yards receiving and a career-high five touchdowns.

In the 2016 seasons, Kearse had 41 passes for 511 yards and one touchdown. As of week 17, 2016, his stats are Receptions: 153, Receiving yards: 2,110, and Receiving Touchdowns: 11.

Jermaine Kearse was traded to the New York Jets in exchange for defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson an 2018 second-draft pick on September 1, 2017. Kearse's debut with the team came on September 10, in the season opener. on his first match for the team, he had seven reception for 59 yards in the 21-12 loss against the Buffalo Bills. Kearse had 65 receptions for 810 receiving yards and five receiving touchdowns at the end of the season.

Jermaine Kearse's Personal Life & Dating

Kearse married his long-term girlfriend Marisa Ventura, after having an affair in 2015. The couple got engaged in 2014 and conducted their wedding and reception in Newcastle Golf Club in presence of relatives and friends. They welcomed their first child, a daughter on June 19, 2017.

Jermaine Kearse's Net Worth & Salary

Kearse is one of the rising names in the world of football. His dedication and commitment pay him a pretty of salary and earnings. His total salary boosted his net worth. As of 2017, his base salary is $2,200,000, which increases to $5,000,000 in 2018. He is receiving an annual salary of $4.5 million. Currently, he has a net worth of $16.2 million.

Kearse has collections of three luxury cars (including Mercedes Benz, Range Rover, Bentley Grand), which costs around $1.6 million.

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