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.
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.
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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