Know About Akiem Hicks; NFL, Age, Wife, Stats, Contract, Salary

Published Date: 06 Jan, 2020 Updated date: 06 Jan, 2020 By Celebs Podium

The NFL fans are eager to watch the performance of Akiem Hicks. The Bears’ defensive end recently returned in action after an elbow injury suffered in October 2019.

Akiem Hicks is an American football defensive end currently playing for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Sacramento City College and at the University of Regina.

Akiem Hicks Bio; Parents, Education, Height, Weight

Akiem Jamar Hicks was born on 16 November 1989 to parents Frank Hicks and Desiree Hicks in San Jose, California. He grew up with two sisters in Elk Grove, California.

Hicks attended Del Campo High School in Fair Oaks. He then went to Sacramento City College to begin his college football. He stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 meters) and weighs 352 lbs (160 kg).

His Career; NFL, Stats

Akiem played at Sacramento City College until 2008. Afterward, he played at Louisiana State University for a season. He also played with the Regina Rams of the Canada West Universities Athletic Association.


Akiem Hicks’ NFL stats as of 2020 (Picture: NFL)

Hicks was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played for the Saints for four seasons and then was traded to the New England Patriots. After playing for a season, he joined the Chicago Bears on 13 March 2016. He was even named to the 2019 Pro Bowl roster following his performance in the 2018 season.

Contract & Salary

Akiem signed a 4-year contract with the Chicago Bears, worth $48,000,000 on 9 September 2019. It includes a $7,500,000 signing bonus, $30,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $12,000,000.

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He will earn a base salary of $10,200,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000 while carrying a cap hit of $11,800,000 and a dead cap value of $3,000,000 in 2020.

Who Is Akiem Hicks’ Wife?

The 30-year-old prefers to maintain privacy when it comes to his personal life. He has not manifested his dating status in the public eyes as of 2020.

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Hicks is active on social sites. He has 130k Instagram followers and more than 87k followers on his Twitter account. However, he is yet to reveal his possible girlfriend or wife on his social sites.

Some Interesting Facts About Akiem Hicks

  • Akiem ended the call early because of a joke about his arm injury during a radio interview in November 2019.
  • He was fined $18,231 for roughing the passer, regarding a helmet-to-helmet hit on Carson Wentz in the game against the Eagles on 23 September 2016.
  • His father Frank Hicks served in the US Army and got retired in 2019.
  • He is the ninth Canadian Interuniversity Sport player to be selected in the NFL draft, and the second-highest NFL draft pick in CIS history.
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