Julius Peppers

Birth Day January 18th, 1980
Birth Place Bailey, North Carolina
Age 44 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

A former American football defensive end who plays for the Carolina Panthers is named as Julius Frazier Peppers. He is simply named as Julius Peppers. Previously, he played college football at North Carolina. Panthers drafted him second overall in the 2002 NFL Draft. He has also played for the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers. He was named to the Pro Bowl nine times, and both the first and second All-Pro teams three times each. He was also named to the NFL 2000s All-Decade Team. He is a very talented football player. 

For Julius Peppers, Green Bay ‘felt like home,’ even as Carolina was truly home

Julius Peppers only played three seasons with the Green Bay Packers though, in retrospect, even the team would have to admit it erred in not having him stick around for more. While the Packers decision not to re-sign him after the 2016 season gave him a chance to go back to Carolina where he began his NFL career with the Panthers in 2002, and where he played his college football (and basketball) at the University of North Carolina, Peppers three years in Green Bay clearly meant a lot to him. That was obvious Friday when Peppers announced his retirement after 17 NFL seasons 10 with the Panthers, four with the Chicago Bears and three with the Packers and 159.5 career sacks, which rank him fourth in league history. Writing a farewell post on The Players' Tribune, the 39-year-old Peppers said of his time in Titletown, "I guess more than anything, Green Bay just felt like home. You know, small town, good people who love their football ... it was a really great experience being a part of that culture. I was sad to leave Green Bay, and I don't think I would have left to go anywhere but home to Carolina".

Early Life, Family, Birthday, Education, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Wikipedia, Bio of Julius  Peppers

On 18th January 1980, Julius Peppers was born with the birth name of Julius Frazier Peppers in Bailey, North Carolina. He was born to Bessie Brinkley, his mother and George Kearney, his father. He is of American nationality. He belongs to the African-American ethnic background. He developed a keen interest in the world of football since his childhood years. His Zodiac sign is Capricorn. As of 2019, his age is 39. His other early life background such as childhood, siblings details and more will be updated soon. 

Discussing his education, he attended Hunt High School. Then, he also attended Fike High School and later transferred to Southern Nash High School. After that, he attended Southern Nash Senior High School. He attended the University of North Carolina and played defensive end for the North Carolina Tar Heels football team.

Height, Weight and Other Body Measurement

Julius is a very hot and handsome basketball player. With his charming smile and glowing face, he attracts a lot of people towards him. His body build is athletic. Talking about his body measurement, he has a tall height of 6 feet 7 inches (2.01 m). His balanced weight consists of 134 kg. His hair color is black and his eye color is dark brown. His other body measurement such as dress size, shoe size and more will be updated soon.

How Julius Peppers Began His Career In Football?

  • Julius began his career from his high school where he finished his high school career with 3,501 rushing yards and 46 touchdowns. 
  • Later, he played for North Carolina Tar Heels football team where he started 33 of the 34 games with 167 tackles, 5 interceptions, and 2 fumble recoveries. 
  • He then began his professional career when he was selected number 2 overall in the 2002 NFL Draft by the Carolina Panthers.
  • In his 2002 season, he finished with 28 solo tackles, 7 assisted tackles, 1 interception, 5 passes defense, 3 stuff, and 12 sacks. In the 2003 season, he played the season with 37 solo tackles, 7 assisted tackles, 4 stuff, and 1 blocked a kick.
  • After that, he was signed by the Chicago Bears on March 5, 2010. 
  • He finished the 2010 season with 43 solo tackles, 11 assisted tackles, 2 interceptions, 9 passes defense, and 8 sacks, 3 forced fumbles. 
  • On 15th March 2014, he signed a three-year deal with the Green Bay Packers. 
  • He signed a one-year contract to return to the Carolina Panthers on 10th March 2017. 
  • He then signed a one-year contract extension on 14th  March 2018.
  • He recorded a sack and a forced fumble which gave him 50 forced fumbles for his career in week 6 
  • against the Washington Redskins became the second player in NFL history to record at least 50 forced fumbles, the first being Robert Mathis.
  • He finished the season with 14 solo tackles, 8 assisted tackles, 5 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, 1 fumble recovery, 6 passes defense, and 3 stuff.

Awards and Achievements

Talking about his awards, Julius won the Brian Piccolo Award in the year 2013. He was named also the NFC Defensive Player of the Year in 2004. He has also been named NFC Defensive Player of the Month four times.

Marital Status, Affairs, Children's, Sexual Orientation

Julius Peppers is not married yet and he is still to get married. But Peppers is currently in a relationship with Claudia Sampedro. They are often spotted in public places holding hands of each other. They are planning to get married soon. At present, the couple is living a happy life without any disturbances. His sexual orientation is straight. Talking about his children, he has a child with Lia Ames, his ex-girlfriend. 

Who is Claudia Sampedro?

Claudia Sampedro is an Instagram model.

Previously, he was in a relationship with Lia Ames. The couple later separated in the year 2014 while Lia was pregnant at the time. After Lia sued Julius, he settled with an $8K per month child support payout. 

Net Worth, Salary and Source of Income

Julius's net worth is surely in millions as he is one of the famous football players worldwide. The salary of Julius Peppers in the year 2018 is $2,250,000. He has an estimated net worth of around $ 60 million as of today. His major source of salary is from his football career.

Social Media Platform

Peppers is very active in social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has more than 15K followers on Twitter, more than 130K followers on Instagram. He is gaining a lot of people's attention to social media.  

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