Know About Patrick Chung; Parents, Contract, Stats, Net Worth, Wife

Published Date: 23 Aug, 2019 Updated date: 23 Aug, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Besides his sheer hard work, the support from parents that Patrick Chung receives compliments his NFL career. His impeccable stats and contract also make his net worth to cross a million mark.

Jamaican-born American football strong safety Patrick Chung plays for NFL team New England Patriots. He is the 2007 recipient of Second-team All-American and 2× First-team All-Pac-10 honors for two consecutive years in 2007 and 2008.

Patrick Chung Bio & Family

The player was born as Patrick Christopher Chung on 19 August 1987 in Kingston, Jamaica to parents, Ronald Chung and Sophia George. Apart from his caring parents, he has four brothers and three sisters. He went to Rancho Cucamonga High School in Rancho Cucamonga, California and played for college, Oregon.

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Career & Net Worth

The 32-year-old has a soaring net worth of $4 million. In 2008 draft, he was eligible to be a part of NFL auction, and in 2009 the New England Patriots picked him in the second round. Within some months, he and the team agreed upon a five years contract worth $5 million for four years on 27 July 2009. A part of the agreement also included a signing bonus of $2 million.

After three years, he went to the Philadelphia Eagles on a three years contract worth $10 million on 12 March 2013.  A year, he returned to Patriots on 3 April 2014 for a year contract worth $1.10 million. In 2015, he and Patriots agreed upon a three years contract, $8.20 million extensions with $3.40 million guaranteed and a $2.40 million signing bonus.

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Patrick Chung playing stats (Picture: ESPN)

Alike on 19 March 2018, he signed two years, $7.80 million contract extension with $5.12 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $3.60 million, which will keep him in the club until 2020 season.

Patrick Chung’s Wife

The player and his wife, Cecilia Champion dated for a long time until their wedding on 30 June 2012. A grand nuptial in the presence of 150 guests were organized at Napa Valley, California.

Patrick Chung with his wife Cecilia Champion (Picture: Heightline)

Together, the pair shares a son named Taj James Chung, born on 18 September  2010.

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Some Interesting Facts About Patrick Chung

  • Patrick was ten years of age when he moved to California from Jamaica.
  • The player went to the University of Oregon in 2004.
  • In his junior for his college, he became the recipient of Second Team All-American and first-team All-Pac-10 Conference.
  • The strong safety holds the distinction of starting more games than any other defensive player in Oregon history.
  • Patrick will be with Patriots until 2021 season after agreeing a year contract on 12 April 2019.
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