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Here we have listed Colin Kaepernick Biography/Wiki which includes all information about his family, parents, father, mother, wife, his birthday, age, NFL career, stats, contracts, controversies, tattoos, jersey, shoes used by him, salary income, is he black, what did he do, his net worth, his social profiles such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, etc.

Who is Colin Kaepernick?

Colin Kaepernick is an American football player who had last played for San Francisco 49ers in the National Football League of  2016. He love playing football during his college days itself. He played for University of Nevada where he was named as the WAC Offensive player of the year twice.
He loves workout
After completing his graduation he was selected by San Francisco 49ers for the second round of 2011 NFL Draft. He began his football career as a backup quarterback to Alex Smith. Due to Kaepernick only, the 49ers had reached the NFC Championship game.

Colin Kaepernick Biography/Wiki:

Colin Kaepernick was born on November 3, 1987 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He did his school studies from John H. Pitman High School in Turlock, California. He completed his graduation studies from University of Nevada.

He has several NFL records in his name, like the most rushing yards (181 yards) by a quarterback in a single game, most rushing yards (264 yards by a quarterback in a single postseason. He loves to wear 7 number Jersey which you can easily get on Amazon.
His favorite Jersey No. is 7
He has signed a six year contract extension with 49ers which is worth $126 million in terms of his salary, signing bonuses, etc which includes $54 million in potential guarantee and $13 million fully guaranteed.

Parents of Colin Kaepernick:

Colin Kaepernick is the son of Heidi Russo and his father is an African American who left Russo before Kaepernick was born. He was later adopted by Rick and Teresa Kaepernick, a couple who had lost their two sons due to heart defects. They also had a daughter named Devon.
Colin and his family

Professional Career & Stats:

Kaepernick was selected as a backup to Alex Smith and only attempted 5 passes during the 2011 season. He was used to run certain plays. He scored a seven yard run against New York Jets which is his first career touchdown in the team's fourth game.

He was replaced for Smith in the second-half of the game. He completed 11 of 17 passes in the 117 yards and added 66 rushing yards and touchdown as 49ers and ended the game in a 24-24 tie in 2012.
His love for Tattoos
He threw a career-high 412 yards and three touch down in the 2013 season. He ended the season with 3197 yards passing, 21 touchdowns and 8 interceptions, 524 rushing yards and 4 touchdowns led his team 49ers to a 12-4 record with a berth in NFL playoffs.

In June 2014 season, he signed a 6 year contract extension with his team 49ers worth $126 million. He was fined several times by NFL for using inappropriate language on the field and wearing headphones from Beats by Dre.

In season 2015 he had struggled a lot under his new head coach Jim Tomsula. He lost his starting to backup Blaine Gabbert for Week 9 against Atlanta. He had injured his left shoulder that required surgery due to which 49ers have announced that Kaepernick would not be playing for rest of the season.
Muhammad Ali Legacy Award in 2017
Kaepernick entered again in season 2016 competing for starting quarterback position with Gabbert. On March 3, 2017 he officially opted out his contract with 49ers as a part of his restructured contract which made him free at the start of the 2017 league.

He got several awards in GQ Magazine Citizen of the Year, Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award and several other awards in 2017. He also got the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award and Harvard University W.E.B. Du Bois Medal in 2018.

His Girlfriend/Wife:

Colin has not married yet, but he is currently in a relationship. Nessa Diab popularly known as Nessa is an American radio and TV personality who had hosted many shows on television.
Nessa Diab with Kaepernick
She is a Muslim girl. She started dating Colin when he was a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. Her parents are from Egypt and she has two brothers.

Protest against Racial Injustice:

In 2016, Colin made a decision to stay seated during the national anthem. He along with other members of the San Francisco 49ers and NFL continued to kneel during the national anthem to protest against racial injustice in America.
Know Your Rights Camp
He has established "Know Your Rights Camp" which is funded by Kaepernick itself to raise awareness on self-empowerment, higher education to help instruct others how to properly interact with law enforcement.

Charities made by Colin:

In the Million Dollar Pledge, Kaepernick promised to donate $1 million to charity. He has donated to large causes which includes mothers against police brutality, school on wheels and youth services.
Million Dollar Pledge

What is the Net Worth of Colin Kaepernick:

Colin has signed a contract of $126 million with the Niners in 2014. As per CelebrityNetWorth report he had made around 31% of it. Then he made around $7 million a year playing in the former second-round pick played in the league of six season. The current net worth of Kaepernick is $25 million.

Interesting Quick Facts:

These are some interesting quick facts about Colin as follows:-
Full Name: Colin Rand Kaepernick

Parents: Heidi Russo, Teresa Kaepernick, Rick Kaepernick

Birth Date: November 3, 1987 (Age - 31 years).

Place of Birth: Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Nationality: American

Religion: Catholic

Ethnicity/Race: Caucasian / African American

Educational Qualification: Graduated from University of Nevada.

Profession: Footballer/ NFL Player

Height: 6 ft 4 inches  / 193 cm

Marital Status: Dating currently in a relationship.

Girlfriend: Nessa Diab (2015)

Shoe brand: He mainly likes to wear shoes from Nike.


Social Profiles: TwitterFacebookInstagram

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