Patrick Chung

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Facts of Patrick Chung

Birth Name
Patrick Christopher Chung
Famous Name
Patrick Chung
Married to
Cecilia Champion (m. 2012)
Currently Married


Career & Net worth

$2 million
Net Worth
$10 million


Married to
Cecilia Champion (m. 2012)
Currently Married

Patrick Chung is a Jamaican-American former football safety who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 12 seasons. He was part of the three Super Bowl Champion-winning teams. 

Patrick Chung was born Patrick Christopher Chung on August 19, 1987. His place of birth was Kingston, Jamaica. He is of Chinese and Jamaican descent. He is American and Jamaican by his nationality. His astrological sign is Leo.

Patrick is the son of Sophia George and Ronald Chung. Patrick Chung’s mother, Sophia Chung, is a Jamaican reggae artist who became popular in the 1980s. His half-brother Brian Chung is a dancer, choreographer and poet. Patrick has a great physique. He has a height of 5 feet and 11 inches, around 1.80m. His weight is 210 lbs. 

Patrick's Net Worth, Earnings and Salary

Patrick Chung has an estimated net worth of more than $10 Million. The player earned most of his net worth through his successful football career. He played in the league for more than ten years. In 2013, Chung signed a three-year, $10 million contract with $4 million guaranteed with Philadelphia Eagles. He received a base salary of $3 Million in the 2013 season and was just $1 Million for the next season. 

PatrickPatrick shares a photo with the NFL title SOURCE: Instagram@patrickchung

On January 9, 2015, he agreed to a 3-year extension with Patriots worth $8.2 million with incentives. His salary was $3,587,500 for the first year and then increased to $4,965,000 in the second season. On April 18, 2016, he agreed to a one-year extension to his contract keeping him with the Patriots through the 2018 season. 

In the 2019 season, Chung took home a sum of $5,809,375 while playing with the Eagles and was decreased to $4 Million in the 2020 season. Totaling his career earnings of twelve seasons, it sums to $38,461,875. 

NFL Career and Stats

Patrick Chung went to Rancho Cucamonga High School in Rancho Cucamonga, where he played football as a safety and wide receiver. He attended the University of Oregon in 2004. His collegiate career turned outstanding. It provided him with a perfect platform for his professional career.

Patrick Chung started his professional NFL career with New England Patriots in the second round of the 2009 NFL draft. While playing with the Patriots, he showed outstanding performance against Cincinnati Bengals, Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers. On March 12, 2013, he was picked by the Philadelphia Eagles.

After his poor performance and injuries, he was released on March 11, 2014. After he was released from the Eagles, he re-signed with New England on April 3, 2014. On January 9, 2015, he agreed to a 3-year extension with Patriots worth $8.2 million with incentives. On April 18, 2016, he decided to a one-year extension to his contract keeping him with the Patriots through the 2018 season.

In the 2017 season, Head coach Bill Belichick retained Chung and McCourty as the starting safety duo to open the 2017 regular season. He had a decent season with the club and finished the 2017 season with 84 combined tackles. The team reached Super Bowl LII after securing their consecutive Super Bowl appearance by defeating the Jaguars. However, They lost the final against The Eagles. In March 2018, He extended his contract until 2020 with $5.12 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $3.60 million. 

In 2018, Patrick was a crucial member of the team that won Super Bowl LIII against the Rams. In early 2019, He underwent surgery on his broken foreman and signed a one-year contract extension with the Patriots. The player could not make a good comeback in his games, and eventually, In March 2021, Patrick announced his retirement from the games. 

Married Life and Children

Patrick Chung's personal life is as perfect as his career. He is a married man. He wedded Cecilia Champion in 2012. Before their marriage, they also dated for a long time. Currently, the couple is living happily as a husband and a wife. It seems like they will less likely go for divorce in the future.

PatrickPatrick shares a photo with his son SOURCE: Instagram@patrickchung

The duo is the proud parent of a son, Taj James Chung. In 2020, The family of three extended to four after the daughter's birth.

Patrick Chung is a rock star in the world of football. He has countless admirers. His career stats are extraordinary. He is a philanthropist. He got associated with Amnesty International USA. 

In 2019, Patrick was indicted for possession of cocaine, but the charge was conditionally dismissed shortly. In 2021, He was again charged with assault after allegedly pushing a woman to the ground. 

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