Kai Forbath

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Full Name Kai Forbath
Age 33 Years Old
Nick Name Forbath
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date September 2nd, 1987
Birth Place California

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Kai August Forbath shortly named as Kai Forbath is an American football placekicker who is currently playing for the Dallas Cowboys of the NFL. He played college football at UCLA and he was recognized as an All-American and the best college kicker in the country in 2009. In the year 2011, he was signed by the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent. He has also played for the Washington Redskins, New Orleans Saints, Minnesota Vikings, Jacksonville Jaguars, and New England Patriots. Recently, he is ready to make an impact after replacing Brett Maher. Kai Forbath, who was signed this week in Maher's place after a successful workout on Monday. Although he lacks the leg strength of his predecessor to boot it from 60 yards out, the 32-year-old does boast a higher career accuracy than Maher across distances, and he most recently went 5 for 6 from 50 yards or greater as a member of the Minnesota Vikings in 2017. Overall, Kai Forbath is a very talented footballer. 

Famous For

  • Being the player of the Dallas Cowboys. 
  • Being recognized as All-American and the best college kicker in the country in the year 2009.

Who are the Parents of Kai Forbath?

On 2nd September 1987, Kai Forbath was welcomed by his parents, Susy and Thomas Forbath in Santa Monica, California, the USA with the birth name of Kai August Forbath. He also has a sibling named Malia Forbath. Talking about his nationality, he holds American nationality. He is White by ethnic group. He is Christian by faith and his horoscope sign is Virgo. About his education, he enrolled at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California, where he started playing football. In his last two prep seasons, Forbath converted 26 of 33 field goals attempts and scored 213 total points, with a field goal of 57 yards. Upon high school graduation, he attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He then played for the UCLA Bruins football team from 2006 to 2010. While playing he earned an All-American and the best college kicker in the country in 2009.

How Kai Forbath pursue his Career in football?

  • Kai Forbath began his football career from Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks where he converted 26-of-33 field goal attempts and scored 213 total points, with a long field goal of 57 yards. 
  • Moreover, he also played for the football team from 2006 to 2010 at UCLA. 
  • He managed to become the first UCLA player to record five field goals of at least 50 yards in a season, including a freshman-best 54-yarder versus Oregon.
  • He received first-team All-Pacific-10 honors after making 19 of 22 field goals on the season, including his last 13 straight in his sophomore year. 
  • He then connected on another three field goals from 50 yards or more and had then made 9-of-12 tries from that distance as a junior in 2009. 
  • Kai Forbath was projected as the second-best kicker in the 2011 NFL Draft but he was not selected in the Draft. 
  • Later, he was placed on the Non-Football Injury list on 30th August. 
  • He was waived by the Cowboys, having never participated in a practice with the team on 16th April 2012.
  • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers claimed Forbath off waivers on 17th April 2012. 

Kai Forbath's Position To Shoot The Ball

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  • After that, the Washington Redskins signed Forbath on 9th October 2012 and made his NFL and Redskins debut knocking through a 50-yard attempt as his first career NFL field goal in the home game against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 6 on 14th October 2012. 
  • He then set the NFL record for consecutive field goals to begin a career with 17 in a row on 23rd December 2012. 
  • He finished his career with the Redskins as the second-most accurate kicker in team history, converting 87.0 percent of his field-goal attempts (60-of-69). 
  • The New Orleans Saints signed Forbath on 19th October 2015.
  • He played in first career game as a member of the Saints in Week 7 against the Indianapolis Colts on 25th October 2015.
  • The Minnesota Vikings signed Forbath to a one-year, $760,000 contract on 16th November 2016. 
  • He kicked two field goals, including the game-winner against the Chicago Bears on 9th October 2017. 
  • He then re-signed with the Vikings on 20th March 2018. 
  • He was signed later by the Jacksonville Jaguars as insurance for the injured Josh Lambo on 14th December 2018. 
  • Again, he was released on 19th February 2019, after playing three games for the Jaguars, making four out of his five field-goal attempts.
  • On 29th November 2019, the New England Patriots signed him.
  • He became the fourth placekicker on the Patriots' active roster in the 2019 season.
  • He made his Patriots debut on 1st December 2019 in a Week 13 matchup against the Houston Texans.
  • He was waived by the Patriots after the game against Houston Texans. 
  • He was signed by the Dallas Cowboys after the team released Brett Maher on 9th December 2019.

Who is Kai Forbath dating?

Kai Forbath's marital status is unknown as he has not revealed anything to the media. He has shared very less information about his love life. There are no records of his past affairs, girlfriend or spouse. As there is no records regarding his affairs, he is assumed to be single as of today. He is enjoying his single life happily without any disturbances. At present, he is focusing on his career rather than spending his valuable time in a relationship. He is not gay and his sexual orientation is straight. 

How much is Kai Forbath's Net Worth?

The net worth of this famous footballer will be surely in millions. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated to have more than $1 Million. But his exact salary has not been revealed yet but there is no doubt in the mind of his followers that he is earning a considerable amount of salary from his earnings. He has accumulated huge fortune through his NFL career. He earned an annual base salary of $775,000 in 2017. He is satisfied with his earnings without a doubt. 

What is the height of Kai Forbath?

Kai Forbath is a very handsome person with an athletic body build and charming smile. He maintains his body a lot by doing frequent exercised. He has got a very attractive personality. Moreover, he has a tall height of five feet eleven inches. His balanced bodyweight consists of 89 Kg or 197 lbs. His other body measurements are still to get revealed yet. His hair color is black and his eye color is brown.