Shilique Calhoun Biography

December 2, 2019
First published on:December 2, 2019
by Vineet

Facts of Shilique Calhoun

Birth Name Shilique Calhoun
Birth Place Middletown Township, New Jersey
Famous Name Shilique Calhoun
Birth Date March 20, 1992
Net Worth $1 million
Salary $720,000
Height 6 ft 4 in
Weight 118 kg
Nationality American
Ethnicity African American
Currently Working For New England Patriots
Current City New Jersey
Affair with Single

Shilique Calhoun who is is an American football defensive end for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He is the former Michigan State college football player and was picked in Round 3 as 75 overall by the Oakland Riders.

Born on March 20, 1992, in Middletown Township, New Jersey, the three-time Big Ten champion studied at Middletown North where he finished his high school and later joined Michigan State in order to complete his graduation.

Net Worth

 has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. Shilique Calhoun signed a 1 year, $720,000 contract with the New England Patriots in 2019, including an average annual salary of $720,000. 

He earned $556 thousand in 2018, which was ranked 125th among OLBs and 1703rd overall in the NFL.

Shilique Calhoun SOURCE: Twitter @da_general_89

New England Patriots OLB Shilique Calhoun has career earnings of $2.22 million over three seasons, which ranks among active NFL players entering 2019. 

His 2019 cap hit is 0.4 percent of the Patriots' cap total for the season. Calhoun passed for 0.2 snap% last season. The average for OLBs who played 50% or more of their team's defensive snaps in 2018 was 0.3 percent of the team's total cap hit.

Relationship/ Affairs

6ft 4 in tall defense end of patriotic player has no girlfriend and is unmarried till date. He has no past records of any marriages, affairs, and engagement.

It seems like 27 years old player still wants to improve his game and he is having rough training so that he could secure the winning side for his team. 

Family Tragedy

Shilique Calhoun's father's name is John Calhoun and his mother's name is Cynthia Calhoun and they lived in New Jersey. He has four brothers and two sisters including younger twin siblings.

Their family has faced many ups and downs through the years but among them, 2002 was worst for the Calhoun family. During that year their house was burned down when portable heater fell into the bed which caused a fire in the entire house. Though they call for the fire brigade and when the fire brigade arrived the entire house was turned into the ashes.

Shilique Calhoun and his brother SOURCE: Facebook post of Shilique Calhoun

In one of an interview, Shilique said that “We had to start from scratch because everything burned up – clothes, toys, anything of that nature was all gone."

Career Overview

Calhoun started to play from school when he attended Middletown High School North in Middletown Township, New Jersey. He was a defensive end and tight end for the high school football team and he also used to play basketball at that time during those 

At Michigan State University, he started his career as Freshman in 2011 and was named a second-team All-American by numerous publications and was a finalist for the Ted Hendricks Award also.

In 2017 after he was recruited by Riders, he was promoted back to the active roster on September 18, 2018, and On May 2, 2019, Calhoun was signed by the New England Patriots where he plays alongside Tom Brady, N'keal Harry, and Dwayne Allen, etc.

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