Samaje Perine

by John Max Sun Mar,2016
Samaje Perine
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Personal Info
  • Birth Name Samaje Perine
  • Birth Place Jackson, Alabama
  • Famous Name Samaje Perine
  • Father Gloria Perine
  • Mother Gloria Perine
  • Net Worth N/A
  • Salary $555,0000
  • Position in Team Running back
  • Current team Washington Redskins
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Black
  • University attended University of Oklahoma
  • School attended Hendrickson High School
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Megan
  • Divorce N/A
  • Affair with Megan
  • Girlfriend Megan

Samaje Perine is a professional American football running back who currently plays side the Washington Redskins of the National League. He was picked 114th in the 4th round in the 2017 NFL Draft by the Redskins. He played college football for the University of Oklahoma from 2014-2016.


No doubt the player has a prosperous career, but his personal life is no less than his career. He is living a blissful life with his wife. As of 2018, his salary is reported to be $555,0000. 

Samaje Perine Early Life

Samaje Perine was born on September 16, 1995, in Jackson, Alabama, United States. He belongs to an African ethnicity and holds an American nationality. He is the son of Gloria Perine, his mother, however; there is no disclosure about who his birth father is. Apart from Samaje, Gloria does not have any children because of which they share a very special mother-son relationship.

At the very young age, Samaje has impressed everyone by his talent and is earning a worldwide fame in his football career. He did his high school from Hendrickson High School where he got engaged in football and ran track. He played in the position of running back for Hendrickson Hawks' football team whereas, in track & field, he participated in the sprints and jumps.

Later, he joined the University of Oklahoma and continued to play football as the representative of the college. He is in the running back position for the Oklahoma Sooners. He has earned various awards and achievements such as FBS Records for rushing yards in a game, Big 12 Rookie of the Year (2014) and many more till date and is very enthusiast to win more in near future.

Samaje Perine Professional Life

In the 2017 NFL Draft, Perine was picked 114th overall in the round four by the Washington Redskins. In the same year on 11th May, he inked a four-year contract worth $3.05 million. Furthermore, he joined a committee backfield of Mack Brown, Chris Thompson, and Robert Kelley.

On 17th September 2017,  he made his debut against the Los Angeles Rams with 21 rushes for 67 yards.

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Samaje Perine Personal Life

Looking forward to his love life, Perine, 23, is a married man. He tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend since the Pflugerville days, Megan Leigh, in June 2017. 

The couple can be seen together often celebrating their love in public as well as through various social media. Samaje is very open about his affair and never fails to express his love for his spouse.    

There are no any rumors about him having any extra-marital affairs or relationships other than Megan.  Also, Samaje Perine is one name that can rarely be heard in any rumors and controversies. He concentrates only in his career and personal life rather than on wasting time on such matters.

Talking about his physique, he stands at the height of 5 ft. 10 in. tall and weighs around 107 kg. 

Samaje Perine Salary and Net Worth

Perine signed the four years contract worth $3,059,781 including $659,781 signing bonus. For 2018 season, he will make $555,0000 base salary, while carrying a cap hit of $719,945 and dead cap worth $494,836. Currently, his net worth is under review. But looking at his growing career, his net worth is estimated no less than the seven-digit figure. 

To know more about Samaje Perine, he can be followed on different social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Wikipedia. Besides, there are different sites which provide a brief bio on him.

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