Colton Underwood Biography

Updated On May 22, 2019 Published On May 22, 2019
Facts of Colton Underwood
Date of Birth: 1992 , January-26
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Name Colton Underwood
Birth Name Colton Scott Underwood
Nick Name Colton
Father Scott Underwood
Mother Donna Underwood
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Indiana, United States
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Profession American Football player, Reality Star
Net Worth $1 million
Salary $100,000
Weight in KG 116 kgs
Famous for The Bachelor
Affair with Hannah Brown, Aly Raisman
Girlfriend Cassie Randolph
Married No
Children No
Education Washington Community High School, Illinois State University
TV Show The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, Bachelor in Paradise
Siblings Connor Underwood
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Colton Underwood is a former American footballer and a reality TV star. As a footballer, Colton played Tight End for teams, San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles and Oakland Raiders. He is best known for his appearance in the reality TV shows, The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise. Underwood also played the lead in Season 23 of The Bachelor.

Early Life Of Colton Underwood

Colton Underwood was born Colton Scott Underwood on 26th January 1992. He is the son of Donna Underwood and Scott Underwood and also has a younger sibling named Connor.  

He is of American nationality and his ethnicity is white.

 
 
 
 
 
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As a child, Colton Underwood attended Washington Community High School. He later enrolled at Illinois State University where he played college football for the college team Illinois State Redbirds

Colton Underwood's Football And Television Career

Colton started his professional football career with San Diego Chargers. He has also represented teams like Philadelphia Eagles and Oakland Raiders.  

Television career

The former athlete made his television debut as a contestant on The Bachelorette (season 14) featuring Becca Kufrin

He was also a contestant on Bachelor in Paradise and played the lead in the Season 23 of The Bachelor.

Colton Underwood's Personal Life

Colton is currently engaged to Cassie Randolph whom he met in The Bachelor. The reality tv star moved to Huntington Beach closer to Cassie's home after the end of the season.

Prior to this Underwood has also dated Aly Raisman with whom he broke up in 2017. He was also rumored to have dated Hannah Brown for a short time, during their time in The Bachelor.

Colton Underwood Net Worth And Salary  

Colton Underwood's actual salary is unknown but according to Glassdoor, the stars in The Bachelor make around $87,000 a year. 

Some sources say that Colton Underwood received $100,000 from his starring role in the reality show.

In 2014, Colton received $88,000 for his time with San Diego Chargers.    

He signed a $450,000 contract in 2016 with Oakland Raiders but only received $33,000 as he was in the bench for most of the season.   

Colton Underwood has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2018.

Body Measurements 

Colton Underwood stands tall at the height of 6 feet and 3 inches (191 cms) and his body weighs about 116 kgs (255 lbs).   

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Born in Indiana, United States

January 26 , 1992

Colton Underwood was born to parents Scott Underwood and Donna Underwood on 26th January 1992 in Indiana, the United States.

Signed by San Diego Chargers

May 10 , 2014

Colton Underwood was signed by  San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent but was released on 30th August 2014.

Signed to Philadelphia Eagles

September 3 , 2014

Colton Underwood was signed by Philadelphia Eagles to join their practice squad but was released on September 9.

Signed by Oakland Raiders

December 1 , 2015

Colton Underwood was signed by Oakland Raiders to join their practise squad but was released on 29th August 2016.

Signed by Oakland Raiders

December 1 , 2015

Colton Underwood was signed by Oakland Raiders to join their practice squad but was released on 29th August 2016.

Started filming The Bachelor

September 21 , 2018

ABC announced that Colton Underwood had started filming the 23rd Season of The Bachelor and had met there of the show's contestant on the reality show The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Net worth is $1 million

2018

As of 2018, Colton Underwood has an estimated net worth of $1 million. his salary from The Bachelor was believed to be $100,000.