Know About Sean Taylor; Birthday, Death, Age, Girlfriend, Redkins, Stats

Published Date: 03 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 03 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Before commencing a decent NFL career, Sean Taylor was shot to death. The defensive back for the Washington Redkins player four regular seasons until his passing in 2007.

Sean Taylor was an emerging free safety for the NFL team, Washington Redkins. The team selected him in the fifth overall pick of the 2004 NFL Draft.

Sean Taylor Bio & Family

Sean Taylor celebrated his birthday every year on 1 April. He was born in 983 in Florida City as Sean Michael Maurice Taylor to Pete Taylor, a policeman, and Donna Junor. The player spent his early childhood at his great-grandmother Aulga Clarke place in Homestead, Florida until at the age of 11.

The Redkins player used to stand at the height of 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) and body weight around 96 kg.

What Was The Actual Reason Of Sean Taylor’s Death?

The player was shot in his upper leg by an intruder on 26 November 2007 around early morning, 1:45 a.m at his residence in Palmetto Bay, Florida. During the incident, his girlfriend, Jackie García and their then 18-month-old daughter Jackie were not hurt. After an ample loss from the femoral artery, he passed the next on 27 November 2007 at the age of 24.

Three days post his demise, four men named Venjah K. Hunte, Eric Rivera, Jason Scott Mitchell, and Charles Kendrick Lee Wardlow were arrested on 30 November 2007. The culprits were given felony second-degree murder, armed burglary and home invasion robbery with a firearm including life-long imprisonment. The first-day murder trial was on 21 October 2013 where Jackie said,

I got a towel and tried to stop the bleeding and ran outside and screamed for help. I told them someone was dying, to please hurry.

Sean Taylor’s girlfriend Jackie during his murder trial on 21 October 2013 (Picture: Dailymail)

Career & Net Worth

Sean player from 2001 to 2003 season under coach Larry Coker for Miami Hurricanes football team at the University of Miami. Then, his professional career went hight after signing with the Redskins at the 2004 NFL Draft.

Sean Taylor playing stats for Washington Redskins (Picture: Pro Football Reference)

The late athlete garnered a high net worth after Redkins signed him to a six-year, $18.5 million deal on 27 July 2004.

Sean’s Girlfriend Jackie Is A Married Woman Now!

Three years post-Sean’s demise, his girlfriend, Jackie went to exchange wedding vows with Shay Hayler; the member of rock musical group, N.E.R.D. The private wedding took place on 14 November 2010 in Miami.

Some of the well-known faces attending the function were N.E.R.D member, Pharrell Williams.

Some Interesting Facts About Sean Taylor

  • All the murder charges of Eric were finally elevated to first-degree murder. Unlike Eric’s death penalty was not sought due to him being 17 years of age during the shoot.
  • Sean’s then-girlfriend Jackie is the niece of American-Cuban actor, Andy Garcia.
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