Kam Chancellor

by John Max 30 Dec,2020
Kam Chancellor
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Kameron Darnel Chancellor
  • Birth Place Norfolk, Virginia
  • Famous Name Kam Chancellor
  • Mother Karen Lamber
  • Net Worth $20 Million
  • Past Team Seattle Seahawks
  • Position in Team Strong safety
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • Profession Retired NFL Player
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Tiffany Luce
  • Children 1

Kameron Darnel Chancellor a.k.a. Kam Chancellor is a retired American football strong safety who played for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL) for his entire career. He finished his collegiate career at Virginia Tech and was drafted by the Seahawks in the 5th round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He announced his retirement in 2018 following complications from a severe neck injury he suffered the previous season.

Norfolk, Virginia native, Kam Chancellor was born on 3rd April 1988, under the star sign Aries. By nationality, he is an American and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic background. The thirty-two years old stands 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) tall and weighs 239 lb (108 kg).

Kam Chancellor's Net Worth, Contracts, & NFL Career Earnings

On 2nd June 2010, Kam Chancellor signed his career first contract a 4 year $2.003 million deal with Seattle. On 22nd April 2013, he agreed on a 4 year $28 million extension with Seattle. On 1st August 2017, Seattle signed him a 3 year $36 million contract extension. On 9th May 2019, he was released by Seattle, clearing $2.3 million of the cap.

Salary History:

Year Team Earnings/ Salary
2010 Seattle Seahawks $533,610
2011 Seattle Seahawks $450,000
2012 Seattle Seahawks $540,000
2013 Seattle Seahawks $7,325,000
2014 Seattle Seahawks $4,825,000
2015 Seattle Seahawks $4,138,463
2016 Seattle Seahawks $5,100,000
2017 Seattle Seahawks $13,182,808
2018 Seattle Seahawks $6,800,000
2019 Seattle Seahawks $5,200,000
Career Earnings   $48,094,881

Chancellor owns a house in Newcastle, Washington. He purchased the 5-bed, 4-bath 5110 sqft house for $2,699,000 in 2018. Besides, he has a show line named, The Chancellor Collection. As of 2020, his net worth is approximately $20 million. 

Is Kam Chancellor Married?

Kam Chancellor is married to a model and actress, Tiffany Luce. The couple started dating a long time ago and got engaged in November 2016. On 17th November 2013, Kam and Tiffany tied the knot in Los Angeles.

Kam Chancellor and his wife SOURCE: Liverampup

In 2019, the pair announced they are expecting their first child. Tiffany shared several photos flaunting het baby bump. Nevertheless, the couple chose to keep it low key when it comes to their baby. 

Early Years (Parent & Academics)

Kameron was born to a single mother, Karen Lamber who worked multiple jobs to support her five children. Chancellor grew up in poverty: his family never had enough money but made sure he and his siblings stayed off the street and away from violence. In 2014, after Kam signed $34 Million contract with the Seahawks, gifted his mom a home and a Lexus.  

Kameron enrolled at Matthew Fontaine Maury High School where he played basketball and football. As a senior, he recorded more than 2,000 passing yards and 500 rushing yards and led his team to a 10–2 record and an appearance in the Group AAA Division 5 playoffs. Also, he was named the most valuable player. Upon graduation, he attended Virginia Tech, majoring in human development. There he played as a quarterback before eventually being moved to the cornerback position prior to the start of the season.

NFL Career

At the 2010 NFL Draft, Kameron was picked by the Seattle Seahawks in the fifth round (133rd overall), becoming the second safety the Seahawks drafted in 2010 and was the ninth safety selected overall. He made his professional regular-season debut in the Seattle Seahawks' season-opening 31–6 victory against the San Francisco 49ers. His career highlights include Super Bowl champion (XLVIII), 4× Pro Bowl (2011, 2013–2015), and 2× Second-team All-Pro (2013, 2014).

In September 2018, Chancellor revealed that he had spinal stenosis and bone spurs in his neck. On May 9, 2019, the Seahawks terminated Chancellor's contract after a failed physical.

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