Rodney Peete is a former American football player who played in the National Football League ( National Football League). Rodney Peete was a quarterback in the NFL. He began hosting after retiring.
|Full Name:||Rodney Peete|
|Born Date:||16 Mar 1966|
|Lucky Color:||Sea Green|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Cancer, Scorpio|
|Height:||0 feet 6 inches (0.15m)|
|Wife||Holly Robinson Peete|
|Birth Place||Mesa, Arizona|
|Education||University of Southern California|
|Kids||Rodney Peete Jr, Robinson James Peete, Roman Peete, Ryan Elizabeth Peete|
Rodney Peete Biography
Rodney Peete was born on March 16, 1966, in Mesa, Arizona, USA. He is currently 56 years old. Willie Peete and Edna Peete were his parents. Willie Peete’s father, Willie Peete, was a football coach and assistant at the University of Arizona. He has an older brother named Skip Peete as well.
Rodney Peete Education And Early Career
Peete attended Sahuaro High School. He played basketball, baseball, and football in high school because he was so good at sports since he was a child.
He led his basketball and baseball teams to state championships. He was also named Arizona High School Athlete of the Year and Academic All-American for his outstanding performances. Peete was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 30th round of the 1984 Major League Baseball draft, but he chose to finish his college education first. In 2012, he was inducted into the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame.
He attended the University of Southern California after receiving a football scholarship there. He was a four-year college football player. Throughout his career, he received the 1988 Johnny Unitas Award, Pac-10 Player of the Year in 1988, and First Team All American honors. Rodney also won the Pop Warner Trophy in 1988 and finished second in the Heisman Trophy voting.
Rodney Peete Height And Weight
Rodney Peete stands 6 feet tall and weighs 104kg. Rodney has a bald head and black eyes.
Rodney was selected 141st overall by the Detroit Lions in the sixth round of the 1989 NFL Draft. He was injured in the final preseason game against the Los Angeles Rams and was unable to play in the season opener. He had 8 starts, 1,479 yards, and 5 passing touchdowns in his rookie season. Rodney spent five seasons with the Lions. On May 3, 1994, he signed as a free agent with the Dallas Cowboys.
Peete only played for the Cowboys for one season. Rodney went on to play for the Philadelphia Eagles for four seasons. On April 28, 1999, he was traded to the Washington Redskins in exchange for a sixth-round pick in 2000. Peete only played for the Redskins for one season. On July 13, 2000, Rodney signed with the Oakland Raiders. Peete was a member of the team for two seasons.
Peete was signed by the Carolina Panthers on March 28, 2002. Rodney was a Panthers player until 2004. He finished his career with 1,344 completions out of 2,346 attempts for 16,338 yards, 76 touchdowns, 92 interceptions, and a passer rating of 73.3. He also had the most NFL career passing yards among USC quarterbacks, a record that Carson Palmer eventually broke.
After retiring, he co-hosted the Fox Sports Network sports talk show The Best Damn Sports Show Period with Chris Rose, John Salley, and Rob Dibble. He also co-hosted the Hallmark Kitten Bowl in 2019. He also worked as a host for a Los Angeles radio show. Peete and his wife Holly appeared in Lipozene commercials as well. In 2015, the Oprah Winfrey Network announced that they would be producing a documentary about Peete and his family.
Rodney Peete Wife, Marriage
Rodney is a husband and a father. In 2015, he married Holly Robinson Peete. For the past 27 years, the couple has been happily married. Rodney Peete Jr, Robinson James Peete, and Roman Peete are the couple’s three sons, and Ryan Elizabeth Peete is their daughter.
Rodney and his wife Holly met through a mutual friend in 1993. Holly didn’t want to be with Rodney at first because he was constantly surrounded by women, which wasn’t her scene. Rodney, on the other hand, was already head over heels in love with Holly.
They met for the second time at a house party. That day, Holly left the party a little early, and Rodney appeared at her door shortly after, saying, “The party was over when you left.” After hearing that line, Holly agreed to date Rodney. Holly and Rodney have been married since then, and there have been no rumors of a divorce or separation.
Rodney and his wife established the Holly Rod Foundation, a non-profit organization. Peete and his wife are committed to giving back to their community. The foundation was established after Holly and Rodney’s eldest son, RJ, was diagnosed with autism.
As a result of their son’s condition, Rodney and Holly were inspired to raise awareness and support those affected by the disease. The primary goal of the organization is to provide compassionate care to people with autism and Parkinson’s disease.
Its mission is to improve people’s and families’ quality of life.
Rodney Peete Net Worth
Rodney Peete fortune was primarily derived from his professional football career and hosting. He spent 16 seasons in the NFL. Peete has a net worth of $5.5 million as of November 2022.