Jason Taylor Bio, Age, Wife, Sister, Parents, Net Worth and Ethnicity

Jason Paul Taylor popularly known as Jason Taylor is a former American football defensive end and outside linebacker who spent a majority of his career for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL).

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Jason Taylor Bio

Jason Paul Taylor popularly known as Jason Taylor is a former American football defensive end and outside linebacker who spent a majority of his career for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL).

Jason Taylor Age

Jason was born on September 1, 1974. He is  44 years old as of 2018. He grew up around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Jason Taylor Height

Jason stans at a height of  6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) tall.

Jason Taylor Wife

Jason Taylor divorced his wife of 14 years and mother of his three children, Katina Taylor. Katina filed for divorce on Jan. 25, 2015, and the divorce was deemed final Feb. 10, 2015. Taylor is said to be in a new relationship with Monica Velasco, a Miami Dolphins cheerleader.

Jason Taylor Sister

Taylor’s sister, Joy Taylor works in sports broadcast on Fox Sports.

Jason Taylor Parents

His parents are Anthony Taylor and Georgia Taylor.

Jason Taylor Ethnicity

Taylor is of American nationality and of African-American ethnicity. Her father is African-American and her mother is Caucasian.

Jason Taylor Education

He attended Woodland Hills High School where he played high school football for. He was homeschooled from grades 10 through 12. He later attended the University of Akron where he majored in political science and criminal justice. While at the University of Akron, Taylor was a four-year letterman and three-year starter for the Akron Zips football team. He was a two-time first-team All-Mid-American Conference selection as a junior and senior, as well as an All-America pick as a junior. As a junior, he played weakside linebacker and moved to left defensive end as a senior. In 1996, he earned National Defensive Player of the Week honors for his performance against Virginia Tech.

Jason Taylor Career

Defensive End Jason Taylor was selected in the third round, 73rd player overall, in the 1997 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins. Taylor was no stranger to sacking the quarterback as evidenced by his school-record 21 career quarterback takedowns at the University of Akron. That did not change at the pro level and by the time Taylor’s 15-year career was over, he had tallied 139.5 career sacks which ranked sixth in league annals at the time of his retirement.

Jason Taylor

Taylor earned a role as a starter early in his rookie season and tallied 5.0 sacks, 50 total tackles, two fumble recoveries and three passes defended. He logged these numbers despite missing three games due to a fractured forearm. His dominant play helped pave the way for the first of five straight postseason berths for Miami.

Taylor quickly became the anchor of the Dolphins’ tough and aggressive defense. In 1998, he recorded nine sacks and a team-high four forced fumbles)., Taylor earned the first of six career Pro Bowl invitations after the 2000 season when he recorded 14.5 sacks along with 68 total tackles, an interception, four fumble recoveries, a forced fumble and five passes defended. The effort earned Taylor team MVP honors and was the first of six seasons in which he logged double-digits in sacks.

Taylor, who led the league in sacks with 18.5 in 2002, enjoyed his finest season in 2006 when he was named the NFL’s Defensive Player of the Year. That season, he terrorized offenses with 62 total tackles, a team-high 13.5 sacks, two interceptions returned for scores, 11 passes defensed, 10 forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries.

A three-time first-team All-Pro (2000, 2002, 2006) recipient and a four-time All-AFC choice (2000, 2002, 2004, 2006), Taylor had brief stints with the Washington Redskins (2008) and New York Jets (2010).

Taylor was named to the NFL’s All-Decade Team of the 2000s.

Jason Taylor Net Worth

Having worked as an NFL defensive end and linebacker for teams including Miami Dolphins, Washington Redskins and New York Jets, Taylor net worth is estimated to be $25 million.

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