Kalen Ballage

by John Max 30 Aug,2020
Kalen Ballage
Personal Info
  • Famous Name
  • Birth Name Kalen Ballage
  • Birth Place Peyton, Colorado
  • Famous Name Kalen Ballage
  • Father Reggie Ballage
  • Mother LaVonda Ballage
  • Net Worth $1 million
  • Salary $750,000
  • Position in Team Running back
  • Current team New York Jets
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • Profession NFL Player

Kalen Ballage is an American football running back who is currently signed to he New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He finished his collegiate career at Arizona State and was picked by the Miami Dolphins in the fourth round with the 131st overall pick.

Peyton, Colorado native, Kalen Ballage, was born on December 22, 1995, under the star sign Capricorn. As per nationality, the twenty-four years old is an American and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic background. Regarding his physique, he stands 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) tall and weighs 231 lb (105 kg).

How Much Is Kalen Ballage's Net Worth? Contract & Salary

In April 2018, Kalen Ballage signed a four year, $3,049,181 contract with the Miami Dolphins, including a $589,181 signing bonus, $589,181 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $762,295. As per the deal, he earned $1,069,181 in 2018 season and $528,353 2019 season.

On August 27, 2020, he was traded to New York Jets. In the 2020 season, his base salary is $750,000 from the team. Le' Veon Bell, Jamison Crowder, and Avery Williamson are the highest-paid roosters from the Jets. 

As of 2020, Ballage's net worth is approximately $1 million

Kalen Ballage's Girlfriend: Is He Dating?

There is no confirmed relationship of New York Jets' running back, Ballage. Additionally, his Instagram post and story suggest the hunk is not dating anyone. His IG post is all about his career and some snaps with friends. At the moment, Ballage is believed to be single. 

It seems like, Ballage is focused on his rising career. For now, his personal life is under wrapped. 

Family And Academic Background

Kalen was born to LaVonda Ballage and Reggie Ballage. His uncle Howard Ballage was a running back and a return ace at Colorado and also played in the Canadian Football League and for the Denver Gold of the United States Football League. His other uncle, Pat Ballage, was a standout defensive back at Notre Dame and was with the Indianapolis Colts for two seasons.

Kalen Ballage' mom SOURCE: Instagram @kalenballage

Kalen's father, Reggie, and his aunt, Beverly, were multisport standouts at Pueblo South. They're all under the family tree of Kalen's's grandfather, Othell Ballage, a career Army man who served in Korea and Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Meritorious Service Medal.  

He enrolled at Falcon High School where he rushed for 2,690 yards, while averaging 8.5 yards per carry and scored 35 rushing touchdowns in three years on varsity. On 17th January 2013, he committed to Arizona State.

NFL Career

At the 2018 NFL Draft, the Miami Dolphins picked Ballage in the fourth round with the 131st overall pick, using the fourth-round pick previously acquired from the Philadelphia Eagles in a trade that sent Jay Ajayi to Philadelphia. he made his NFL debut in Week 4, against the New England Patriots, recorded a three-yard rush in the 38–7 loss.

On August 27, 2020, Ballage was traded to the New York Jets for a 2021 conditional seventh-round pick.

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