Blake Bortles Biography

    Published On Jan 19, 2018
    Facts of Blake Bortles
    Date of Birth: 1992 , April-28
    Birth Nation: United States
    Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
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    Blake Bortles is of American nationality and his ethnicity is white. He finished his high school career with a record 5,576 career passing yards and 53 touchdowns.

    He was offered contracts from Colorado, Purdue, Tulane and Western Kentucky but accepted the offer from UCF (University of Florida). During his initial freshman year, he played 10 games, completing 75 of 110 passes for 958 yards with six touchdowns and three interceptions.

    Blake Bortles was named the MVP of the 2012 Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl after finishing 22 of 32 passes for 271 yards with three touchdowns and 79 rushing yards. In his final game for the university, he led the university get an upset victory over Baylor in the Fiesta Bowl.

    In early 2014, Blake Bortles revealed he was leaving the senior season and enter the NFL Draft. At the draft, he was selected in the first round with third overall pick by the Jacksonville Jaguars as a quarterback. He signed his rookie contract for 4 years.

    In September of the same year, he made his first career in a game against San Diego Chargers. Bortles completed the game by completing a rookie quarterback's first start.

    In 2017 season, Bortles received heavy criticism from fellow players, coaches, an analyst for his consistent performance for the season. But he bounces back leading the Jackson Jaguars to victory over Steelers with Bortles playing a crucial with 14-26, throwing 214 yards with a touchdown added to his name.

    Blake Bortles is single, he is not married to anyone or hasn't an affair. During 2014, he broke up his high school sweetheart and model, girlfriend Lindsay Duke, who is among the highest search personalities in Google, already searched by more than six million. Apparently, she became more famous than NFL Quarterback, her then-boyfriend, Blake Bortles.Their cause of the split was not apparent.

    Blake Bortles, famous quarter of NFL Team, Jacksonville Jaguars has set up his charity organization called Blake Bortles Foundation, it supports children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The foundation hosts a celebrity golf weekend with celebrity golf tournament and concert to raise awareness and funds for the organization like The Arc Jacksonville.

    As of 2018, his net worth is estimated to be more than $20 million, with the salary of $5 million, he earns from his contract with Jacksonville Jaguars. He has contractual, and endorsement obligations with famous brands like sports apparel Nike famously endorsed athlete like Michael Jordan and LeBron James  Tiger Woods, Ronaldo.

    Surprising, he already owns A8 model. In 2015 he purchased $1.5 million house in Jacksonville Beach. The home has a two-story building with three bedrooms and three bathrooms covering a distance of 2,500 square feet. Furthermore, the star quarterback has 79,000 followers on his official Twitter account and has 131K fans on his Instagram page

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    Born to Rob and Suzy Bortles Altamonte Springs, Florida, United States

    1992

    Amercian Football player, Blake Bortles was born on April 28, 1992, to parents Rob and Suzy Bortles in Altamonte Springs, Florida, the United States. He also has a brother, Coby Bortles, a baseball player.

    MVP UCF

    2012

    Blake Bortles was voted MVP of Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl after finishing 22 of 32 passes for 271 yards with three touchdowns and 79 rushing yards for UCF.

    Third Draft Pick for Jacksonville Jaguars NFL

    2014

    He was chosen at NFL 2014 draft as quarterback for NFL team Jacksonville Jaguars as the third pick in the first. He signed a four-year contract with the team.

    Lindsay Duke Model

    2014

    Blake Bortles separated from his longtime girlfriend and high school sweetheart model, Lindsay Duke. She proved to be more popular than him in NFL. The reason for their break is unknown.

    Contract Endorsements

    2018

    As of 2018, his net worth is around $20 million with the salary of $5 million he gets from his contract from Jacksonville Jaguars. Furthermore, his deals with brands like Audi and Nike brands add up to his wealth and assets.