Travis Michael Kelce, more popularly known as Travis Kelce, is a tight end who plays for the National Football League (NFL) team, the Kansas City Chiefs. He played college football for the Cincinnati Bearcats football team (University of Cincinnati). Kelce was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft as the 63rd overall pick.
While playing for the Cincinnati Bearcats, Travis Kelce was a standout performer for the school. In 2012, he was awarded the College Football Performance Awards Tight End of the Year. Moreover, he was also given first-team all-conference honors. Travis Kelce has a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies. However, it was not all smooth sailing, as he was suspended for one year as well due to the consumption of marijuana in 2010.
In his ten-year career so far in the NFL, Kelce has rightly earned to be named among the greatest tight ends to have played. His record is exemplary, and he has the numbers to show it as well. The man has eight Pro Bowl honors, and that should be enough to know about him! Kelce is a two-time Super Bowl winner (LIV and LVII).
Travis Kelce has four first-team All-Pro and three second-team All-Pro honors as well. He was named a member of the NFL 2010 All-Decade Team. Kelce holds the record for the most number of seasons with 1000+ receiving yards with 7 and the most number of seasons with 100+ receptions with 3.
Travis Kelce was born and brought up in Ohio with and belongs to mixed ancestry
Travis Kelce was born to parents Donna Kelce and Ed Kelce on October 5th, 1989. He also has an older brother, Jason Kelce, who plays in the NFL for the Philadelphia Eagles. Both brothers were raised in Ohio.
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Travis Kelce is of mixed ethnicity, and his family roots have an English, Polish, and Scottish mix. He along with his brother and parents, are of American nationality. Ed and Donna Kelce had sons Jason and Travis Kelce after getting married in the late 1970s.. Although the two of them are divorced, both parents have a good relationship with their sons.
Travis Kelce has a net worth of $30 million as of 2023. His current contract with the Kansas City Chiefs is worth $57,250,000 for four years, with an average annual salary of $14,312,500. His guaranteed pay in this contract is a whopping $22,750,000.