Did Khari Willis Get Drafted? His Stats, Salary, Net Worth, Wife, Twins, Facts

Published Date: 02 Nov, 2020 Updated date: 02 Nov, 2020 By Phil

The date 19 August 2019 marked significant importance in the life of Khari Willis as he welcomed twins to this world with his partner. American football safety was blessed with two handsome sons, who have become the most important part of his life.

Khari Willis is an American football player who plays for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He got drafted by the Colts in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft.

Khari Willis Bio & Family: Age, Parents, Siblings

The 24-years-of-age athlete was born as Khari Willis on 7 May 1996, in Jackson, Michigan. He was born to his parents, Mary Willis and John Willis, among 9 siblings. He shares the sibling bond with 6 brothers and 3 sisters.

Khari’s twin elder brothers, Terrell Willis and Terrence Willis played collegiate athletics. Terrell played football at the University of Toledo whereas Terrance played basketball at Jackson College. Likewise, his brothers, John III and Xavier both earned college football offers but decided to pursue other interests.

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His other siblings include two brothers, Robert and Xizenes “Chunky”, and three sisters named Kamylah, Khamarah, and Khadiyah.

Khari Willis’ Wiki: Ethnicity, Height, Education

Coming with the African-American ethnicity, Khari stands tall at a height of 5 feet and 11 inches (1.8 meters). Besides, he has a weight of 213 pounds (97 kg).

Speaking about his education, Khari graduated from Jackson Lumen Christi Catholic High School in 2015. Following that, he enrolled at Michigan State University.

His NFL Career: Stats, Draft

Khari Willis’s passion for football came when he was a young kid. Eventually, he kicked off his amateur career while in high school. Khari performed exceptionally well during his high school days as he holds the school record for most rushing yards in a season with 2,800.

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The charismatic athlete then joined the Michigan State Spartans football team to commence his college football career. A few years later, he was ready to showcase his talent on the professional stage as he got drafted in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft.


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After becoming the 109th overall pick of the Indianapolis Colts, Khari recorded his first career sack during the 27-20 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars in the opening week of the 2020 season. Eventually, he made his first interception in Week 2’s 28-11 win over the Minnesota Vikings. As of Week 8, 2020, his NFL stats read as 91 total tackles, 1.0 sacks, and 1 interception.

Khari Willis’ NFL Contract, Salary & Net Worth

Khari penned a 4 year, $3,287,104-worth contract with the Colts that included a $767,104 signing bonus and the same amount guaranteed. As per his contract, he earns an average salary of $821,776. In the year 2020, he will earn a base salary of $675,000, while carrying a cap hit of $866,776 and a dead cap value of $575,328.

From his sports career, Khari earns an impressive net worth that goes past $1 million.

Khari Willis Welcomes Twins With Mystery Partner! Is She His Wife?

Well, although Khari Willis likes to keep his dating and relationship status on a low profile, we know the fact that he is with a special someone. Moreover, the Colts’ player welcomed two wonderful kids with his mystery partner back in 2019.

Khari was blessed with twins, both sons, named Kassius Willis and Kyren Willis on 19 August 2019. His twins were tiny, born 13 weeks premature, one weighing 1 pound and 15 ounces and the other weighing 1 pound and 14 ounces. Khari loves being around his kids while he is yet to reveal the identity of their mother.

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Some Interesting Facts About Khari Willis

  • Khari is the cousin of the former NFL player, Bill Brooks, who played in 11 NFL seasons from 1986 to 1996 for the Indianapolis Colts.
  • Khari grew up being a fan of professional boxer Floyd Mayweather, the movie Hancock, and fried chicken.
  • His career highlights and achievements include Big Ten Champion (2015).
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