Kevin Greene

by MKhanal 24 Dec,2020
Kevin Greene
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 3 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Kevin Darwin Greene
  • Birth Place New York
  • Father Therman Greene
  • Mother Patricia Greene
  • Net Worth $10 Million
  • Nationality American
  • Married to Tara Greene
  • Children son, Gavin, and a daughter, Gabrielle

Kevin Greene is a well-known former American professional football player and a coach. Kevin started playing in 1985 and played until 1999. After retiring from Football, Kevin worked as an American football coach for almost a decade. Kevin passed away in 2020, but the reason for his death is not shared with the public.

Kevin Greene was born Kevin Darwin Greene on July 31, 1962, in Schenectady, New York. Kevin was born among the four children born to Patricia Green and her husband, Therman Greene. He has a brother named Keith Greene and two sister's Kristin Cosson and Karen Cobb. His father was a colonel in the army. Kevin graduated from Auburn University with a degree in criminal justice. 

Death of Kevin Greene

Kevin Greene passed away on the morning of December 21, 2020. The reason for his death is still under investigation. He did not have any long-term disease. He passed away at his home alongside his family members. 

Net Worth In Millions

Kevin Greene had an estimated net worth of more than $10 Million. He had accumulated most of his net worth through his successful career in the NFL. Green earned his big figure amount of $250,000 in 1988. He earned $1 Million from his three years contract with Los Angeles Rams worth $2.5 Million. After finishing his three-years with the Rams in 1993, Kevin signed with Pittsburgh Steelers for $5.35 Million.

Kevin Greene played in NFL for more than fifteen season SOURCE: Getty Images

In 1996, Kevin signed a new contract with Carolina Panthers worth $2 Million. After playing for one year, Due to some disputes, Greene signed a six-year, $13 million contract with the San Franciso 49ers. He initially received $750,000 as a signing bonus. Totaling his sum from his playing career, It reaches more than $22 Million. Greene started training for wrestling, He made his debut in 1996 for WCW. He left wrestling in 1999.

After retiring from Football, Kevin remained out of it for some time and then joined the  Pittsburgh Steelers as an assistant linebackers coach. He worked with the team until 2014. Kevin never mentioned his salary with the public. F

Father of Two Children

Kevin was a married man. He was married to Tara Greene. The love birds tied their wedding knot in 1993. Soon after their wedding, The love birds welcomed two children a son, Gavin, and a daughter, Gabrielle. He seemed to be very much close to his children.

The family photo of Kevin Greene SOURCE: Instagram @Kevin Greene

While the coach stepped down as the coach in 2014, Kevin mentioned that He wanted to spend some time with his family and will be returning to American football once, his children were into college. He was successful in keeping his personal life away from the reach of the media. 

Early Life and Career

Kevin was a multi-talented athlete during his High School. He was part of basketball, American football, and High Jumper. After graduating from High School, He joined the Reserve Officers' Training Corps. Later joined the University of Auburn and started playing American football. Los Angeles Rams selected him in the 1985 NFL draft.

He played with the club for three years and joined the San Francisco 49ers in 1988. He was selected in the All-Pro Team and Pro Bowl. 

In 1993, The player signed a three-year contract with Pittsburgh Steelers. He remained as the top player for the team until 1995 and moved to Carolina Panthers. Kevin retired in 1998 after suffering from injuries. Greene played in 228 games in his 15-year career. Greene was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016. 

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