Know About Earl Thomas; Age, Injury, Contract, Height, Wife, Stats

Published Date: 14 Mar, 2019 Updated date: 14 Mar, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Attributed by his fierce sporting skills in the playfield, Earl Thomas rings as a quality prospect on National Football League. Apparently, the free safety is making headlines amidst his recent big-pocket contract with Baltimore Ravens.

After entering the NFL league with Seattle Seahawks in 2010, Earl Thomas tasted Super Bowl victory in Super Bowl XLVII. More than 8 seasons at the club saw Earl develop defensive instincts and commitment to teamwork. He is set to write a new chapter with the Ravens and take his sporting charisma to greater heights.

Short Bio: Age, Mother, Height

Earl Thomas, age 29, was born as Earl Winty Thomas III on 7 May 1989 in a town in Texas called Orange. He was raised by his parents, Debbie and Earl Sr.

Earl’s birth was close to what they call a miracle. His mother was diagnosed with cervical cancer two years before having him to which doctors denied the possibility of children. However, she fought the disease and came back strong and the reward for her bravery was Earl.

Standing tall at a height of 5 feet and 10 inches (1.78 m), Earl attended West Orange-Stark High School in his hometown, where he became the star of the High School football team. Later, he enrolled at the University of Texas at Austin and excelled his football skills.

Recent Contract

The talented star is breaking into the news headlines with his recent contract with the Baltimore Ravens. Earl penned a four-year $55 Million-worth deal on 13 March 2019, which guarantees him with $32 Million.

Earl announces his signing with Baltimore Ravens on 13 March 2019 (Picture: Earl’s Instagram)

Back in 2010, Earl penned the contract with Seattle Seahawks which was worth $18.30 Million for first five years. It came with the signing bonus of $500,000. After that, he extended the contract for another four years in 2014. The deal was worth $40 Million with a signing bonus of $9.50 Million.

Career Stats

Following a blistering amateur career in high school and college, Earl was selected in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft by Seattle Seahawks. His professional debut came in the Seahawks’ 31-6 victory over San Francisco 49ers. Earl contributed with seven combined tackles in his team’s Super Bowl XLVIII victory over Denver Broncos on 2 February 2014. He was star player in 2017 despite suffering from a daunting hamstring injury.

Coming to his 125 regular season appearances with Seattle Seahawks over eight years, Earl has recorded the stats of 664 combined tackles, 199 assisted tackles, and 417 interception return yards. He is due to add more to his NFL tally with the new team, Baltimore Ravens.

Who Is Earl Thomas’ Wife?

The new Ravens’ signing is enjoying the marital bliss with his wife, Nina Thomas. Earl married his High School sweetheart in 2016.


Earl Thomas enjoys romantic Valentines evening with his wife and kids in 2019 (Picture: Earl’s Instagram)

The couple started dating in their junior year. However, they had to split when Earl went off to college in Texas while Nina went to the community college in Austin. But as they say, there is always a second chance in love! Earl and Nina got back together again and this time they ended up sharing wedding vows together. The romantic pair is co-parenting three beautiful daughters among which one is named Kaleigh Rose Thomas.

Some Interesting Facts About Earl Thomas

  • Earl got titled with the nickname ‘Miracle Baby’ by his mother as he was born following the difficult situation.
  • He was ranked 30th among the NFL Top 100 Players of 2017 by his peers.
  • Earl became the youngest player at 20 to be eligible for the NFL Draft in 2010. 
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