- Date of Birth
- Age 23 Years Old
- Famous Name Jonathan Taylor
- Country United States US
- Birth Name Jonathan Taylor
- Birth Place Salem, New Jersey, United States
- Famous Name Jonathan Taylor
- Horoscope Virgo
- Father Jonathan James
- Mother Elizabeth Taylor
- Net Worth $2.6 million
- Salary $1 million per year
- Sponsors Snickers, Campbell's Chunky and Meijer Stores
- No. of Instagram Followers 285,000 +
- Position in Team Running Back
- Current team Indianapolis Colts
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity Black
- Profession American Football Player
- Current City New Jersey
- University attended University of Wisconsin-Madison
- School attended Salem High School
- Graduated year 2020
- Children No
- Girlfriend Ayanna Chapman
Jonathan Taylor is a professional football player who is currently playing in the National Football League(NFL). He plays in the running back position for the New Indianapolis Colts. Cults drafted him in Round 2 and 41 overall in the 2020 NFL draft. In his debut match for the team against Jacksonville Jaguars, he recorded 9 carries for 22 rushing yards and 6 receptions for 67 receiving yards.
The Indianapolis running back player went to play college football at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was named in the Second-team All-American in 2017 and was also awarded Pinstripe Bowl MVP in 2018. He is also a 2 times unanimous first-team All-American in 2018 and 2019. He was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week 8 times.
Jonathan’s Personal Information and Bio
Jonathan Taylor was born on January 19, 1999, in Salem, New Jersey, United States. According to the astrologers, his zodiac sign is Virgo.
He is the son of his father, Jonathan James who used to play professional basketball for San Francisco for 4 years in 1982. His mother's name is Elizabeth Taylor who was a great supporter of him.
He grew up along with his 4 other siblings in Salem. He attended Salem High School and recorded 4,642 rushing yards and 51 touchdowns. He was awarded Jim Henry Award during his senior year.
Besides, he was also very much interested in running tracks since his childhood. In his high school, he was the winner of two state titles in the 100 meters. He also recorded 100 meters at just 10.49 seconds.
The 2018 Doak Walker Award winner went to the University of Wisconsin-Madison and played football there. He displayed his outstanding performance during his college time and has several records under his name. He is also one of the 7 players who took the fewest games as a freshman to reach 1,000 pushing yards in 7 games.
Taylor's Physical measurements: Height and weight
As of 2021, Jonathan Taylor is just 22 years old with a height of 5 feet 10 inches. He has a weight of 102 kg or 226 lb.
He has a muscular body and has short black hair. His major strength is his speed and flexibility.
Taylor's Net worth; His contract and salary with Colts
The 2018 Pinstripe Bowl MVP has an estimated net worth of $2.6 million. His major source of income is his profession of playing football in the NFL. He also earns from his partnership with sponsors and brands deals.
As per sportrac, he signed a 4-year contract worth $7.8 million with Indianapolis in 2020. That will guarantee him $4.21 million which includes a guaranteed signing bonus of $3.2 million.
In 2020, he earned a base salary of $610,000 and $4 million in total. Similarly, in 2021, he earned around $965,000. And he will be earning $1.3 million and $1.6 million in 2022 and 2023 respectively.
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Besides football, his other source of income is his partnership with various brands and deals. Recently in December of 2021, he announced his partnership with two brands Campbell's Chunky and Meijer Stores. He wrote,
"Honored to partner with @campbellschunky and @meijerstores to volunteer at @secondhelpingsindy on #GivingTuesday. Through the donation of over 15,000 bowls of soup and $5,000 in Meijer Food Gift Cards, families throughout Central Indiana will receive a warm and nourishing meal throughout the Holiday season."
Campbell's Chunky is a Food and Beverage company and Meijer is a midwestern, family-owned store. Till now, he has not revealed the monetary values involved in the partnership.
His other sponsor is Toppers Pizza that sells Pizza. He frequently posts about them on his Instagram and promotes their offers. Under the slogan "Turn Yards into Slices", he wrote
"Toppers Pizza Points 4 Play is back! Sign up with the link in my bio and you’ll can score free points for free food from Toppers for every yard I gain against the Bills this weekend."
He also has a partnership with ne of the popular chocolate company named Snickers. He was involved in their marketing strategy $SnickersChain. On his promotion, he was seen flexing the chain with Hungry written on it.
Who is Taylor dating? (Girlfriend and Relationship)
While going through the Colts running back's Instagram account, we found out that, he is currently in a committed relationship with his girlfriend Ayanna Chapman. The pair have been dating since their high school days.
He frequently posts about his girlfriend on Instagram on different occasions. He first posted their photo together on May 1, 2016, where they were going for the promo. The couple dressed casually and titled themselves a Promo Prince and Promo Princess.
He still does not forget to appreciate her and once wrote a photo saying
"You got it, girl, you got it."
Who is Taylor's girlfriend Ayanna?
Like Taylor, Ayanna was also into sports and used to play hockey during high school time. That was when the couple met each other and fell in love. Her aim is to be a lawyer. Her father's name is Eddie Chapman and her mother is Lydia Chapman.
Jonathan's girlfriend Ayanna is currently pursuing her bachelor's degree in political science at Ball State University.
As of 2021, the couple has not married yet and has no children.
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Jonathan's Awards/ Honors and Records
With his strengths and talents, J. Taylor has made several records and received awards wherever he played. H won the PinStripe Bown MVP in 2018 and was 2 time Doak Walker Award winner in 2018 and 2019.
Similarly, he has also held some NCAA Division records. He has the most 200-yard rushing games with a count of 12. He has all the records for the most rushing yards through junior, sophomore and freshman season.
He also has the Most Big Ten Freshman of the Week awards 8 times.
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