- Date of Birth
- Age 23 Years Old
- Famous Name Kenneth Gainwell
- Country United States US
- Birth Name Kenneth Gainwell
- Birth Country Vicksburg, Mississippi, United States
- Famous Name Kenneth Gainwell
- Horoscope Pisces
- Father Curtis Gainwell Sr.
- Mother Monica Gainwell
- Net Worth $2 million
- Salary $660,000 per year
- Siblings 1
- University Team Memphis Tigers
- No. of Instagram Followers 25,000 +
- Position in Team Running back
- Current team Philadelphia Eagles
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity Black
- Profession American football player
- Current City Vicksburg, Mississippi, United States.
- University attended Memphis
- School attended Yazoo County High School
Kenneth Gainwell is a professional football player from America who currently plays as a running back for the Philadelphia Eagles of the NFL. The Eagles selected him in the 5th round in the 2021 NFL draft. Kenny signed a 4-year contract with them on June 3, 2021. He wears the Number 14 jersey for the Philadelphia Eagles.
In 2019, the American Football Coaches Association and the National Freshman of the Year by the Football Writers Association of America and The Sporting News named him the second-team All-American. He was also named AAC Rookie of the Year in the same year for his outstanding performance.
Kenneth's Personal Information, Family of Footballers and his Education
Kenneth Gainwell was born on March 14, 1999, in Vicksburg, Mississippi, United States. According to the astrologers, his zodiac sign is Pisces. He was the son of his father, Curtis Gainwell Sr., and his mother, Monica Gainwell. He has a younger brother named Kory who is committed to playing at Memphis as a defensive back and running back.
His uncle Fletcher Cox also plays as a defensive tackle for Philadelphia Eagles.
Gainwell attended Yazoo County High School where he played as a quarterback. He led the team to a 14-1 record and was named Class 3A Mr. Football. He played college football for Memphis Tigers.
Net worth and Salary of Kenny Gainwell
Kenny Gainwell has an estimated net worth of $2 million. It includes all his assets, property, houses, cars, and all other wealth. At the age of just 22 years old, he earns about $800,000 per year by playing with the Eagles.
According to sportrac, the 2019 AAC Rookie of the Year signed a 4-year contract worth $3,815,528 with Philadelphia Eagles in 2021. It includes a guaranteed signing bonus of $335,528. The base salary of the Eagles Number 14 is $660,000 for 2021 and $825,000 for 2022. Similarly, in 2023 and 2024 he will earn a base salary of $940,000 and $1.055,000 respectively.
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Who is Kenneth's Girlfriend?
The Eagles running back Kenny is a closed person who prefers to keep his private life out of media reach, including the matters like love life. Till today's date, he has not mentioned himself with any other partners. Also, there are no official sources, claiming his secret dating life.
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As of November 2021, the 22 years old seems to be prioritizing his career instead of his love life and relationships. He is focused on building his career rather than spending his busy schedule with girls and having a serious relationship.
The effect of Corona on Gainwell's family
In 2020, Corona had a serious impact on the Gainwell family as he lost four members of his family, and other family members were also tested positive.
Due to this reason, the former Memphis running back announced that he was taking a leave from his football for an uncertain time. But the good news for his fans, he announced that he would be officially back to play football in 2021.
You can meet him on his Instagram with the username @kennyg__19 which has more than 25,000 followers.
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