Tyreek Hill Bio: Age, Height, Weight, Family, Hometown, College, Career, and more

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Recently, Tyreek Hills dominated the news headlines and was the topic of discussion online after his Florida mansion caught fire on the 3rd of January. However, no one was hurt and Tyreek wasn’t home at the time.

Despite his playoff loss, Tyreek Hills is still known as one of the fastest wide receivers in the NFL and has rightfully earned the nickname “Cheetah”. In this article, we will explore everything about the guy from his current age to his college career. Let’s check out Tyreek Hill’s Biography.

Dossier

Full NameTyreek Hill
Age29 years old (March 1, 1994)
HometownDouglas, Georgia
OccupationProfessional Football Player
TeamMiami Dolphins
PositionWide Receiver
ParentsDerrick Shaw and Anesha Sanchez
SpouseKeeta Vaccaro
KidsNakeem, Zev Carter, Nakeem and Nyla
Height 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 meters)
Weight191 pounds (87 kilograms)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack dyed with blonde tips
EthnicityAfrican American
NationalityAmerican
ReligionChristianity
Net Worth$45 Million
Car CollectionMercedes Benz G350, Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, Kia Stinger GT, Chrysler 300 and more

Early Life

Born on March 1, 1994, in Pearson, Georgia, Tyreek Hills was raised by his grandmother, Virginia Hill. He attended Coffee High School, where he excelled in track and field, and discovered his skills and strength. After graduating high school he enrolled at the University of West Alabama, to pursue his dream of playing college football.

Family

Tyreek Hill’s mom and dad are Anesha Sanchez and Derrick Shaw, however, he was raised by his grandma, Virginia. Despite the distance, he still maintains a close relationship with his parents and has shown his gratitude and appreciation by blessing them with their dream cars.

He and his wife, Keeta Vaccaro, also have a child named Zev Carter. Additionally, he has twins named Nakeem and Nyla from a previous relationship, and a son named Nakeem from another previous relationship.

High School Career

Tyreek’s high school career was marked with remarkable athleticism and exceptional highlights. Although he did not start playing football until college as he was strictly a track and field athlete during his school days he still has notable achievements. Let’s look back at it:

Accomplishments

Track and Field:
State Champion: 100 meters (2012), 200 meters (2012)
USA Today All-American: 2012

Personal Records:
100 meters: 10.19 seconds (2012)
200 meters: 20.14 seconds (2012) – missed national high school record by 0.01 seconds

National Ranking: Top 10 in both 100m and 200m for high school athletes in 2012.

College and NFL Career

Tyreek Hill

While there are many making it impossible for us to list them all, however, let’s take a look at Tyreek Hill highlights from college to the National Football League:

College Achievements

  • First-Team All-American (2015): Recognized as one of the best players in college football while playing for West Alabama.
  • First-Team All-Conference USA (2014): Earned top honors in the Conference USA while playing for Oklahoma State.
  • Record-breaking punt returner: Set numerous punt return records at both Garden City Community College and West Alabama (verified by college records).
  • Helped West Alabama win the 2014 Division II National Championship: Played a key role in the Tigers’ championship victory (verified by NCAA records).

NFL Achievements

  • Super Bowl LIV Champion (2019): Played a key role in the Kansas City Chiefs’ victory.
  • 7x Pro Bowl Selection (2016-2022): Voted to the Pro Bowl every year since his rookie season.
  • First-Team All-Pro (2016, 2020): Recognized as one of the top three wide receivers in two seasons.
  • NFL Receiving Yards Leader (2022): Led the league with 1,701 receiving yards in his first season with the Miami Dolphins.
  • First-Team NFL All-Decade Team (2010s): Selected as one of the best wide receivers of the 2010s.

NFL Records

  • Longest punt return touchdown (91 yards) (verified by NFL)
  • Longest kickoff return touchdown (105 yards) (verified by NFL)
  • Most receiving yards in a single postseason game (215 yards) (verified by NFL)

NFL Contract Details and Net Worth

Tyreek Hill signed a four-year, $120 million contract extension with the Miami Dolphins in 2022, which means he will average a yearly salary of $40 million. The contract includes a signing bonus of $25.5 million and $72.2 million in guaranteed money, of which $52.535 million is fully guaranteed at signing. There are many other performance bonuses and incentives as well.

After signing this huge deal his net worth experienced a substantial jump from the initial $40 million to $45 million as of 2024.

Car, Houses, and Business Ventures

Tyreek’s garage has around 8 cars parked in his garage. He recently also went viral on social media after he posted a video of his parents’ reaction after giving them their dream cars; Tesla Model 3 and Chrysler 300. His car collection includes the Mercedes Benz G350, Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, Kia Stinger GT, Chrysler 300, Mercedes 550 G Wagon, C8 Corvette, Ford Galaxy Cadillac Escalade, and a Dodge Caravan.

Tyreek Hill’s primary residence is a $6.9 million mansion in Miami, Florida, which he purchased after being traded to the Miami Dolphins in 2022.

Hill also maintains a diverse portfolio of investments and businesses. He is a stakeholder in Grip Boost, and Soul Runner and even has his restaurants. Furthermore, he plans on launching his own e-sports business after retiring from the NFL.

Tyreek’s Legal Troubles

Tyreek has had multiple run-ins with the law over his alleged domestic violence against his ex and child abuse charges. He pleaded guilty in 2014, for battery and assault and received probation and anger management classes as part of his sentence.

In 2019, Hill was the subject of a criminal investigation for alleged battery after an incident left his son, then 3, with a broken arm. However, no charges were filed in this case.

Currently, there’s an ongoing investigation for an alleged assault in Miami-Dade County, where he was accused of hitting a charter employee at a marina, and the case is still pending.

Conclusion

As Tyreek gets closer and closer to retirement with every season, we should take time to appreciate our favorite players while they are still on the field putting everything on the line. While his interest in getting into esports after retirement is just speculation, it has got many fans talking and worried.

Prikshit Malik
Prikshit Malik
Prikshit is a die-hard basketball fan who has been following the NBA for over a decade. Though he is a Gen-Zer, he likes to consider himself old-school. He is always trying to come up with better arguments for why Michael Jordan is the GOAT, and he will debate anyone on why Kobe and LeBron are a strong second or third. With a passion for sports and his love of writing, he is always excited to see where his words will take him next.

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