Michael Dwayne Vick is a former American football quarterback. Michael featured in 13 seasons in the National Football League, primarily with the Atlanta Falcons and the Philadelphia Eagles. He loves for the sport started while he was in college at Virginia Tech and was selected by the Falcons as the first overall pick in the 2001 NFL Draft.
During his six years with the Falcons, Vick was regarded as having transformed the quarterback position with his rushing abilities and was named to three Pro Bowls. He holds the record for the most career rushing yards by a quarterback (6,109) and the most rushing yards by a quarterback in a season (1,039).
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Michael Vick Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumours and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Michael was born on June 26, 1980, to Michael Boddie and Brenda Vick in Newport News, Virginia. Michael’s mother worked two jobs, obtained public financial assistance and had help from her parents, while his father worked long hours in the shipyards as a sandblaster and spray-painter. Vick first came to prominence while at Homer L. Ferguson High School in Newport News.
As a freshman, he impressed many with his athletic ability; he threw for over 400 yards in a game that year. Later Michel moved to Warwick High School after the closure of Ferguson High School due to a building modernization program. When he turned Pro, Michael has played for the Atlanta Falcons and the Philadelphia Eagles.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Michael Dwayne Vick|
|Age:||40 years old|
|Birth Date:||June 26, 1980|
|Birth Place:||Newport News, Virginia|
|Parents:||Michael Boddie and Brenda Vick|
|Spouse:||Kijafa Vick (m. 2012)|
|Children:||Jada Vick, Mitez Vick, London Vick, Michael Vick Jr.|
|Profession:||American football player|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$20 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Michael Vick is currently 40 years old, having been born on June 26th, 1980. He weighs 98 kilograms and stands at 1.83 meters tall. He has black hair and dark brown eyes.
Education, School/College University
Michael attended Homer L. Ferguson High School before moving to Warwick High School and eventually to Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences and the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Michael Vick’s parents were Michael Boddie and Brenda Vick. Michel household was poor as his father worked as a painter while his mother worked two jobs. Michael is an American citizen of Afro-American descent. He is a Christian by religion with undefined political inclinations.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Currently, Michael is married to Kijafa Vick. The couple got married on 30th June 2012, and they have four children, two boys named Mitez Vick and Michael Vick Jr and two daughters named London Vick and Jada Vick.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did he get married? (married date):||30 June 2012|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Michael Vick Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Kijafa Vick|
|Kids:||Jada Vick, Mitez Vick, London Vick, Michael Vick Jr.|
Professional Life and Career
Michael Vick was selected first in the 2001 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons, becoming the first African-American quarterback to be taken with the top pick. He signed a six-year $62 million contract and made his NFL debut against the San Francisco 49ers on September 9, 2001.
Michael made his first start for the Falcons against the Dallas Cowboys on November 11 and threw his first touchdown pass to tight end Alge Crumpler in a 20–13 victory. During that season, Michel accounted for 234 of Atlanta’s 255 yards in the season finale against the St. Louis Rams on January 6, 2002. In 2002, Vick made 15 starts, missing one game against the New York Giants on October 13 due to a sprained shoulder.
Michael set numerous single-game career highs, including in passes completed, pass attempts and passing yards. Vick also set a then-NFL record for most rushing yards by a quarterback in a single game with 173 against the Minnesota Vikings on December 1, broken by Colin Kaepernick (181) in 2013.
In 2003, Vick suffered a fractured right fibula but returned to form in 2004, passing for 2,313 yards with 14 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. In August 2007, hours after Vick pleaded guilty to federal charges in the Bad Newz Kennels dog fighting investigation, the NFL suspended him indefinitely without pay for violating its player conduct policy.
Consequently, Michael was sent to prison. After his release, Vick signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles. Michael has also played for New York Jets and Pittsburgh Steelers before retiring on June 12, 2017
Awards & Nominations
During his career, Michael collected several awards which include four times Pro Bowl in (2002, 2004, 2005, 2010), NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2010), Bert Bell Award (2010), Big East Offensive Player of the Year (1999) and Big East Rookie of the Year (1999).
Michael Vick Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
As of October 2020, Michael Vick’s Net Worth is estimated at $20 million.
Rumours and Controversy/Scandal
During his time at the falcons, Michael was involved in the Bad Newz Kennels dog fighting which saw him sent to jail and consequently loses a place at the falcons.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Michael Vick Facebook page has around 2.5 million fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 2.8 million followers. On Instagram account, Michael Vick has around 1.4 million followers while on YouTube, Michael Vick has around 177,039 subscribers.
Michael managed to overcome the hurdles that poverty had placed in his way during his childhood to come out as one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history. Though Michael was embroiled in the Bad Newz Kennels dog fighting scandal, he served his time in prison and went back to what he knew best “playing football”.