Nicholas Foles is an American football player who plays in the quarterback position for National Football League (NFL) team, Jacksonville Jaguars. Although in his early thirties, the tall, briskly American blonde steadily progressed from an American football prospect to the mammoth player he is at the moment. Decorated with Individual and team awards and honours, Nicholas Foles has continued to conform to the world that he is one of the top players in the sport. Since his professional debut in 2012 till date, he has grown to become a player of the high regard of fans. This profile on Nick Foles biography facts, childhood, net worth and personal life present in details, the life of the famous NFL star.
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Nick Foles Biography Facts, Age, Nickname, Family, Wife, Zodiac Sign
- Full Name: Nicholas Edward Foles
- Nickname: Saint Nick
- Date of Birth: January 20, 1989
- Age: 34 years)
- Place of Birth: Austin, Texas, USA
- Nationality: American
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- Occupation: American Football Player
- League: NFL
- NFL Draft: 2012 (Round 3; Pick 88) by the Philadelphia Eagles
- Current Team: Jacksonville Jaguars
- Position: Quarterback
- Jersey Number: #7
- Playing Career: 2012–date
- Net Worth: $13 million
- Height: 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
- Weight: 110 kg (243 lbs)
- Education: Westlake High School; Arizona State University
- Parents: Larry Foles (father), Melissa Foles (mother)
- Siblings: Lacey Foles (sister), Katie Foles (sister)
- Wife: Torie Moore (married 2014)
- Children: Lily James Foles (daughter)
Nick Foles Childhood Story & Early Life
On January 20, 1989, Nicholas Foles was born to his father, Larry Foles and mother, Melissa Foles in Austin, Texas, United States. Nicholas, the only son of his parents along with his sisters were raised at their place of birth as their parents worked in a restaurant. In 2007, he completed his high school education at Westlake.
Showing prospects of being good at football, Nick also played basketball well at the time. Deciding to study Communication, he attended the Arizona State University, transferred to Michigan and then completed his degree program at Arizona.
Although Nick Foles started his degree program at Arizona State University, he ignited his college football career after his transfer to the University of Michigan. Upon his return to Arizona, he became a player who started regularly for the team. In college, he attended the Alamo Bowl in 2010 and finished the season with a clean record. He then led the team to a number of victories with his tremendous performances.
Nick Foles Professional/NFL Career & Highlights
Philadelphia Eagles (2012–2014)
At the Round 3, Pick 88 of the 2012 NFL Draft, Nick Foles was picked by the Philadelphia Eagles. Later, he signed a contract of four years with the NFL side. A week after the selection, Nicholas Foles made his NFL debut against Dallas Cowboys as a substitute but started in the next game even though the game ended as a loss. However, the next feature gave him the result he would have dreamed of although without having much impact. In the next game though, Foles had much more contribution in the game as he produced the game-winning touchdown. The season ended for Foles as he spent the remainder on the sidelines due to injury.
Into the 2013 season, Nick Foles faced competition from his team rival Michael Vick and was in no match for him. After an injury sustained by Vick, Foles found his way back to the pitch and coupled with some outstanding performances he won the NFC most offensive player of the month. Afterwards, he sustained an injury that suspended him for some weeks.
Upon his return, he put together some good performances as well as setting a new individual record in a game after he played 6 touchdowns in just one game. That month, he again picked up the NFC offensive player of the month award. That season he established himself as a king passer recording high pass rates and then setting a new NFL record of being the 1st quarterback to post over 149 pass ratings in two successive weeks. That season, Foles assisted the Philadelphia Eagles to win the NFC East division title.
In the 2014 season, Nick Foles won the 2014 Pro Bowl Offensive MVP award and performed much more consistently in the 2014 season until he suffered collar bone injury which put an end to his season. Even at that, he still helped Eagles to win the NFC East division title and then completed second in the NFC.
St. Louis Rams (2015)
Nick Foles signed with St. Louis Rams in March 2015 and made his debut against Seattle Seahawks, where he produced the winning goal after setting up a bright pass. However, after struggling to cope with the side along with lack of enough game time, Nicholas Foles opted for a transfer.
Kansas City Chiefs (2016)
In 2016, Nicholas Foles completed a transfer move to Kansas City Chiefs, putting up some notable performances at many games for Kansas City Chiefs. With that, it is surprising that a 2nd-year contract was denied by the Chiefs.
Philadelphia Eagles (2017–2018)
In March 2017, Nick Foles returned to the Eagles where his NFL career kicked off in 2012 and played his professional debut after a transfer from the Chiefs. Displaying fantastically, he helped the Philadelphia Eagles win the 2017 Super Bowl while he won the Super Bowl MVP title.
In 2018, after an agreement to be a regular starter in the quarterback role, Nick Foles signed a new upgraded contract with Philadelphia Eagles. He went on with his brand of killer passes as he won the NFC Offensive Player of the Week and set a new stint as the highest passes in a single game. However, Foles spell with the Eagles ended in 2019 as he secured a free transfer move to Jacksonville Jaguars.
Jacksonville Jaguars (2019–date)
On signing for the Jaguars in March, Foles made his debut against his former team Kansas City Chiefs and played well till he suffered an injury, one which had him out of action for a while. His return to action was marked by a loss but not without another mouth-watering performance.
Nick Foles Net Worth, Salary, Endorsement, Sponsorship
Nick Foles net worth is estimated at $13 million with an annual salary of $38 million following his contract agreement with Jacksonville Jaguars in March 2019. He has endorsement and sponsorship deals with brands such as Lululemon, Bulletproof and Fanatics. According to Forbes, Foles is ranks 36th in the ranking for the highest-paid athletes in the world, 2019.
Nick Foles Personal Life
Although a sportsman, Foles is a Christian faithful. Speaking to the media on one occasion, he stated that he would be a pastor after retirement from his sporting career.
Nick Foles is married to his wife, Tori Moore. In 2014, he and wife exchanged marital vows and have since been together with a daughter named Lily.
He had written his biography named “Believe it” which was included in the Top 5 New York Times bestselling author.
Nick Foles is also active on Instagram @nickfoles.
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