Andrew East

Inside Biography

American football long snapper, Andrew East, is currently a free agent. He has played for Jacksonville Jaguars in the National Football League and also previously played college football at  Vanderbilt. He also played for several American clubs. Regarding his personal life, East is married to his gymnast girlfriend, Shawn Johnson. He proposed to her during the match at Chicago's Wrigley Field during a Chicago Cubs game in front of the ma s s.

Early Life And Education Of Andrew East

Andrew East was born on September 17, 1991, in Indianapolis of Indiana. East is American by nationality and belongs to the White ethnicity. He is the son of Guy East and Marsha East. His parents raised him with his siblings, three brothers, Guy Jr. East, James East & Grant East, and a sister Christine East. His father was also playing football getting involved in the local team and his mother was also a basketball player. 

Having players in his family background made him think of establishing his career in football itself. Later his parents got divorced and he was brought up by his older sister taking special care of him.

As per his bio-data, East joined North Central High School and later attended Owen Graduate School of Management. He then graduated from Vanderbilt University where he became part of the Vanderbilt Commodores football program. 

Career Highlights

Andrew East began his professional career in 2015 after being draft in the 2015 NFL Draft. On 1th May 2015, he signed a contract with Kansas City Chiefs. He left the club on 30th August 2015. 

After leaving the club, East joined Seattle Seahawks by signing a contract on 4th January 2016. On 24th March, he was abandoned by the team. 

The year, he joined Oakland Raiders, and was waived away after some months. He then signed a contract with Los Angeles Rams in 2017 but left soon. On 19th January 2018, he again signed a reserve contract with the club but was waived on 9th April 2018.

On 14th June 2018, he signed a new contract with the American football club, Jacksonville Jaguars.

Net Worth And Salary

As of 2020, Andrew is a free agent. Prior, he signed a two-year contract with the Washington Redskins for $1,050,000 with an average annual salary of $525,000. Along with that, his salary also includes a roster bonus, a signing bonus, a restructure bonus, an incentive bonus, and a workout bonus.

His current net worth is estimated at $6 million. In 2017, he signed a two-year deal with the Oakland Raiders for $10.2 million which became one of his highest-paid contracts. In 2017, the couple bought an apartment which they announced via their YouTube channel. 

Personal Life: Proposal, Wife, Pregnancy, & More

Andrew is a married man who tied the knot to his gymnast girlfriend to Shawn Johnson.  His wife, Shawan Johnson is also record holder athlete, who is a gold medalist of gymnastics in the Olympics. 

The couple met for the first time with the help of East's brother (former athlete). The couple eventually started dating and got engaged in July 2015 at Chicago's Wrigley Field during a Chicago Cubs game. East proposed his current wife in front of ma s s in the stadium. Johnson even shared the proposal via Twitter.

Today the love of my life asked me to be his forever... AND I SAID YES!! #isaidyes #weregettingmarried #wrigleyfield

— Shawn Johnson East (@ShawnJohnson) July 24, 2015

After the proposal, East married Johnson on April 16, 2016, at Franklin, Tennessee attended by 350 guests after having affair for months. The couple was looking stunning at their wedding as the bride wore a white lace gown whereas the groom was dressed in a navy blue suit.

The duo's life changed when they lost their baby. They revealed a heartbreaking story about the loss of their first child via miscarriage on 21st October 2017 through their youtube channel.

In the above video, she cried with happiness after she found that she was pregnant with her first child. But only after six weeks she suffered a miscarriage which devastated the couple. Even after such an incident, the couple did not give up and suggested the one who suffered the same be strong. 

Though it was a very rough time, they overcame their pain stayed strong. After two years, the pair finally got the chance to be the parents. They welcomed their baby girl named Drew Hazel East in November 2019. 

Body Measurement 

  • Height = Andrew East stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches.
  • Weight = East weighs 99.8kg.
  • Zodiac Sign = Virgo.

by Bchrome, 21 Apr, 2016

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