Zach Ertz

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Full Name Zach Ertz
Age 29 Years Old
Nick Name Zach
Gender Male
Famous As American footballer
Birth Date November 10th, 1990
Birth Place Orange, California

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Zachary Adam Ertz famed as Zach Ertz is an American football tight end. At present, he is playing for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL) where he was drafted by the Eagles in the second round of the 2013 NFL draft and later won Super Bowl LII with the team over the New England Patriots, when he scored the game-winning touchdown. He played college football at Stanford, where he was recognized as a unanimous All-American.

What is the birthplace of Zach Ertz?

Zach Ertz was born as Zachary Adam Ertz on 10th November 1990, in Orange, California. He is an American by his nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Scorpio and he is Christian by religion. He was born to Lisa Ertz and Doug Ertz. Moreover, he also has a sibling named Nick, Jackson and Shane Ertz. His father, Doug, was a proficient football player who played for the Lehigh University from 1981 to 1984. About his education, he enrolled at Monte Vista High School where he played football and basketball. After graduation, he played for the Stanford Cardinal football team. During his junior year, however, he announced that he would enter the NFL Draft. 

How was the career of Zach Ertz?

  • As a senior at his high school, Zach Ertz had 56 receptions, 756 receiving yards, and 14 receiving touchdowns for the football team and was named to the All-East Bay Athletic League first team.
  • He played for the Stanford Cardinal football team from 2009 to 2012 and redshirted the 2009 season. 
  • In the year 2010, he played 13 games and had 16 catches for 190 yards and five touchdowns.
  • He had 27 receptions, 343 receiving yards, and four receiving touchdowns in 2011 and he missed three games due to knee injury. 
  • He had 69 catches, 898 receiving yards, and six touchdowns as a junior. 
  • He announced that he would enter the NFL Draft after the 2012 season. 
  • He announced, through a statement released by Stanford, his decision to forgo his senior season and enter the 2013 NFL Draft on 8th January 2013. 
  • He was ranked as the second-best tight end prospect in the draft by ESPN Scouts Inc.
  • He completed all of the combine and positional drills and finished second in the bench press, third in the three-cone drill, and finished ninth, among all tight ends, in the 40-yard dash.
  • He attended Stanford's pro day and opted to perform some of the drills again in an attempt to shorten some of his times and increase his vertical and broad jump on 24th March 2013. 

Zach Ertz Cheering Up After Winning With 1-0

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  • The Philadelphia Eagles selected Ertz in the second round (35th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • On May 9, 2013, the Philadelphia Eagles signed Ertz to a four-year, $5.37 million contract that includes $3.65 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $2.29 million.
  • He made his professional regular-season debut in the Philadelphia Eagles' season-opener at the Washington Redskins and made his first career reception on an 11-yard pass by Michael Vick in the first quarter of their 33-27 victory.
  • He caught two passes for 12-yards before exiting the Eagles' 45-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the second quarter after sustaining an injury on 22nd November 2015. 
  • On January 25, 2016, the Philadelphia Eagles signed him to a five-year, $42.5 million contract extension that includes $21 million guaranteed and an $8 million signing bonus.
  • He finished the 2016 season with 78 receptions for 816 receiving yards and four touchdowns in 14 games and 14 starts.
  • He caught two passes for 18-yards and two touchdowns from Carson Wentz during a 28-23 victory at the Carolina Panthers in 2017. 
  • He has been ranked 68th by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018.
  • He made his first career start in the playoffs and caught eight passes for 93-yards during a 38-7 victory against the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship on 21st January 2018. 
  • In the Divisional Round against the New Orleans Saints, he had five receptions for 50 yards in the 20-14 loss in 2018. 
  • He caught a season-high 9 passes for 103 yards and a touchdown in the 22-14 win in Week 9 against Chicago Bears in 2019. 
  • In week 14 against the New York Giants on Monday Night Football, he caught 9 catches for 91 yards and 2 touchdowns, including the game-winner, which sealed a 23-17 overtime win for the Eagles.

What is the Net Worth of Zach Ertz?

The net worth of this famous footballer, Zach Ertz is estimated to have $16 million. At present, he is currently under a 5-year, $42,500,000 contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, including a $8,000,000 signing bonus, $21,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,500,000. He has so far earned $28,261,405 from his NFL career and will have the career earnings of $52,011,405 after the end of the current contract in 2021.  In the year 2019, he will earn a base salary of $805,000 and a restructure bonus of $7,195,000. As of 2020, his exact salary is believed to have $7,750,000.

Is Zach Ertz Married?

Zach Ertz With His Wife, Julie

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Yes, Zach Ertz is a married person. He tied the knot with a professional footballer Julie Johnston Ertz. She is also a starting defensive midfielder for the U.S. Women's National Team and for the Chicago Red Stars. The duo met in 2012 at a Stanford baseball game. After dating for years, on 26th February 2016, he proposed to Johnston at Klein Field, the Stanford University baseball stadium where the pair first met. There is no other news about him being involved in any kind of affair with other ladies. 

How tall is Zach Ertz?

Zach Ertz Height

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Zach Ertz is a very handsome person with a tall height of six feet six inches. His balanced bodyweight consists of 113 Kg. His other body measurements have not been revealed yet but it will be added soon once we get information about it. His body build is athletic and he has got a healthy body with a charming personality. He has got a sweet smile with a glowing face.