Chris Spielman Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 15 Nov, 2016
Facts of Chris Spielman
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet
Name Charles Christopher Spielman
Birth Name Chris Spielman
Nick Name Chris
Father Charles Edward Spielman Jr.
Mother Nancy Spielman
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Canton, Ohio
Ethnicity White
Profession Football player
Working For $4 million
Eye Color Light-Brown
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Weight in KG 248 lb (112 kg)
Married Yes
Married to Carrie Yocom (m. 2013), Stefanie Spielman (m. 1989–2009)
Children 4
Divorce Yes
Education Ohio State University (1988), Massillon Washington High School
Awards Sam B. Nicola Award
Siblings Rick Spielman
Books That's Why I'm Here
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Synopsis:

Chris Spielman is widely famous for his football career and his appearance on NFL.

Early Life:

Chris Spielman was born on October 11, 1965, Canton, Ohio, United Staes. Spielman is the son of Charles Edward Spielman Jr. and Nancy Spielman. He was raised in Ohio, USA.

Chris Spielman’s nationality is American and his ethnicity is White. Spielman has a brother named Rick Spielman. He attended Washington High School located in Massillon, USA. Spielman has earned a degree in recreation education from Ohio State.

Career:

Chris Spielman was awarded the best college football linebacker or lineman and he was awarded the Lombardi Award. Later, he was Ohio State football team MVP and he was also awarded 'Touchdown Club of Columbus's Chic Harley Award'.

During 1998 NFL Draft, Chris Spielman was drafted in a second round with the 29th overall pick. Starting from 1988, he played eight seasons for the Detroit Lions. During the mid-1990s, he captained the Lions' defense which was one of the statistically best performance in the NFL.

As a member of Lions, Chris Spielman recorded 10 sacks, four interceptions, 13 forced fumbles, 17 fumble recoveries, and 30 pass defenses.

Chris Spielman joined Lawrence Taylor's all pro team at Wrestlemania XI in 1995. He also played for Buffalo Bills for two seasons in 1996 and 1997. In 1999 season,  he joined the Cleveland Browns and retired from the same team after having the major neck injury.

After his retirement, Chris Spielman started his broadcasting career where he was featured as an analyst in NFL studio show for Fox Sports Net. Later in 2001, he joined ESPN and appeared as a host on a reality series on ESPNU called Summer House in 2006. He joined Fox NFL as an analyst along with Dick Stockton.

Personal Life:

Chris Spielman is a married man and his sexual orientation is straight. Spielman has been married twice in his life. Chris was married to Stefanie Spielman in 1989; along with his wife they raised four children Madison, Macy, Noah, and Audrey. His first wife died on November 19, 2009, due to breast cancer.

In July 2013, Chris Spielman married his girlfriend, Carrie Yocom. They have two daughters named Kendra and Gina Yocom. Spielman currently lives in Columbus, Ohio, the USA along with his family.

Net Worth and Body measurements:

Chris Spielman has a net worth of about $4 million 

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