Dustin Colquitt Biography

January 20, 2020
First published on:January 20, 2020
by John Max

Facts of Dustin Colquitt

Birth Name Dustin Farr Colquitt
Birth Place Knoxville, Tennessee
Famous Name Dustin Colquitt
Birth Date May 6, 1982
Father Craig Colquitt
Mother Anne Colquitt
Net Worth $20 Million
Salary $1,950,000
Siblings Britton Colquitt
Position in Team Punter
Current team Kansas City Chiefs
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession NFL Player
Currently Married Yes
Married to Christia Colquitt (m. 2005)
Children Five

2× Pro Bowl, Dustin Colquitt is an American football player who is currently playing side, the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL) as their No.2 Punter. He was picked by the Chiefs' in the 2005 NFL draft with 99th pick in the 3rd round. In the 2019 season, the football punter has recorded a Chiefs franchise record for most games played, surpassing former teammate Will Shields.

Knoxville, Tennessee native, Dustin Colquitt was born as Dustin Farr Colquitt on May 6, 1982, under the star sign Taurus. The thirty-seven years old is an American by nationality who came from a white ethnic background. Initially, he played football and soccer at Bearden High School in Knoxville. later he chose football and played for the University of Tennessee. 

How Much Is Dustin Colquitt's Net Worth In 2020? Know His Contract & Career Earnings.

As of 2020, Dustin Colquitt has an estimated net worth of $20 million, soley earned from his NFL career. 

On 26th June 2005, he signed his first NFL contract under the Kansas City Chiefs worth $1.345 million which would span three years. On 28th February 2008, he agreed to extend the contract with the team a 5 year $8.5 million deal. Again in 2013, he penned a 5 year $18.75 million extension contract. On 15th March 2018, he inked his 4th contract with the Kansas city a 3 year $7.5 million deal.

As per his recent contract, In 2020, Colquitt will earn a base salary of $1,950,000 and a workout bonus of $50,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,650,000 and a dead cap value of $650,000. 

Year Team Earnings
2005 Kansas City Chiefs $650,000
2006 Kansas City Chiefs $350,000
2007 Kansas City Chiefs $435,000
2008 Kansas City Chiefs $3,100,000
2009 Kansas City Chiefs $900,000
2010 Kansas City Chiefs $1,200,000
2011 Kansas City Chiefs $1,500,000
2012 Kansas City Chiefs $1,825,000
2013 Kansas City Chiefs $5,050,000
2014 Kansas City Chiefs $3,000,000
2015 Kansas City Chiefs $3,000,000
2016 Kansas City Chiefs $3,650,000
2017 Kansas City Chiefs $4,100,000
2018 Kansas City Chiefs $3,000,000
2019 Kansas City Chiefs $2,500,000

Further, he pocked $500,000 from the Pro Bowl.

Besides, the NFL star is a co-founder of TeamSmile, an organization that offers free dental care to underserved children.

Personal Life

Colquitt is married to Christia Colquitt since 2005. The couple shares five children: Brinkley, Colston, Hartley, Kinsler, and Cannon. Their children's names seem very unusual, but the duo has put a lot of thought into each moniker. 

Their first son, Brinkley, was named after Dustin's father-in-law while 2nd Colston, was named after Marques Colston, a former wide receiver at the New Orleans Saints.

The Colquitt Family SOURCE: Twitter @dustincolquitt2, tweeted on 2nd September 2017

Similarly, the only girl in the group, Hartley, 4, was named after a famous greenhouse maker in the United Kingdom. This adorable baby girl is a bit of a tomboy, Dustin says. "She's got a great straight-arm hook," further he added, "but in the next moment she a girly-girl."

Coming in 4th is Kinsler, was named after Ian Kinsler, the former 2nd baseman for the Detroit Tigers whereas the fifth one Cannon, which is the name Dustin's parents originally wanted to name him. 

Besides, Colquitt is a Christian devotee who has spoken about his faith, "I think God put me in this position as a punter and in professional football because … He wants something out of me to be able to share with other people. As a Christian, I think God has given me that platform to say, 'Hey, I've allowed you to do a lot of things and I need you to speak My name. He always finds a way to put His people in situations where they can spread His Word … ."

Comes From A Family With A Distinguished Lineage Of Punters

Dustin Colquitt was born to mother, Anne Colquitt, and father, Craig Colquitt, a former American football punter who played eight seasons in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Indianapolis Colts. Also, Craig Colquitt is the recipient of a pair of Super Bowl rings punting for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The Colquitt Brothers SOURCE: Vice

Moreover, he is an elder brother of Minnesota Vikings' Punter, Britton Colquitt and a nephew of former NFL punter Jimmy Colquitt

Career Highlights & Awards

  • 2× Pro Bowl won in 2012 & 2016
  • 2003 Consensus All-American 
  • 2× First-team All-SEC won in 2003 & 2004
  • Chiefs Record For Longest Punt, 81 Yards, in 2007

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