|Celebrity Name:||Andrew Luck|
|Birth Name:||Andrew Austen Luck|
|Birth Date:||September 12, 1989|
|Age:||31 years old|
|Birth Place:||Washington, D.C, United States|
|Profession||Football quarterback (former)|
|Spouse (Name):||Nicole Pechanec|
|Net Worth:||$26 million|
Andrew Luck was once an American football quarterback. His career during his limelight years has been known to be the source of Andrew Luck’s fame & fortune.
His physical statistics are given as height- 6ft 4in (1.93m) and weight- 240lb (109kg). Andrew Luck is currently 31 years old.
Andrew Luck Early Life
He was born September 12, 1989, in Washington D.C. His parents are Kathy and Oliver Luck. Without doubts, Luck’s father is quite a success. He currently serves as the commissioner of the XFL, and he was once the executive vice president for regulatory affairs at the NCAA.
Luck followed in his father’s footsteps who was also a former NFL quarterback for the Houston Oilers. He also served as athletic director at West Virginia University.
Andrew Luck spent the beginning of his childhood years in Europe – London, U.K, and Frankfurt, Germany. While in Germany, he was enrolled at the Frankfurt International School.
And in London, he enrolled at The American School in London. Andrew Luck is the first child of his parents and he has three younger siblings: his sisters, Ellen and Emily, and his brother Addison. Andrew Luck’s love for soccer can be traced to his childhood experience in London.
Andrew Luck Career Life
Luck began his professional career on July 19, 2012, when the Indianapolis Colts signed him into a $22 million worth of contract. This, therefore, made Luck the fourth starting quarterback for the Colts in the previous two NFL seasons.
Luck’s name did not fail him as he ultimately won his very first professional career journey and overtime game against the Tennessee Titans. The Colts had won with a 19 – 13 victory. Luck’s rookie years were characterized by the attainment of new records achieved by Luck as the Colts were winning more and more.
During the 2013 season, Andrew Luck led the Colts to a victory over the then-unconquered Seattle Seahawks. They won with a 34 – 28 win. Thereafter, the Colts continued to defeat undefeated teams such as the Denver Broncos with a 39 – 33 win. This match was won by Luck, his second AFC Offensive Player of the Week.
As the season continued, Luck and his team defeated the Kansas City Chiefs with a 23 – 7 win. This paved the way for Luck to surpass Peyton Manning for second place for quarterback passing yards through 2 seasons with 7,914. On January 19, 2014, Luck replaced Russell Wilson to be named his second Pro Bowl. He then went on to be taken as first overall by Deion Sanders.
In the 2014 season, the Colts, unfortunately, lost to the Denver Broncos in a 31 – 24 loss. During week 2, they again lost to the Philadelphia Eagles, wherein Luck threw for three touchdowns.
However, Luck was determined not to have a third consecutive loss in his career record and he ultimately completed 31 of 39 passes for 370 yards and 4 touchdowns against the Jacksonville Jaguars to win 44–17 in Week 3. His performance thus won him his third AFC Offensive Player of the Week.
As the season progressed, Luck achieved a record of being the first quarterback in NFL history to throw for 370 yards or more, 4 touchdowns, and have a completion percentage of 70 percent or above in consecutive games. The following weeks were great for Luck as he continued to win his games. Without any doubt, Luck’s career was successful and he led the Colts to a lot of victories.
In fact, this led the Colts to consider the fifth-year option on Luck’s contract on April 9, 2015. He was paid a solid $16.55 million in 2016. It didn’t stop there; on June 29 during the 2016 season, the Colts again announced that Luck had renewed a sixth-year extension worth $140 million and a guaranteed $87 million.
This made him the highest-paid player in the league. However, the sports world was left in awe when Andrew luck announced his retirement on August 24, 2019. He retired due to a prevailing number of career injuries.
Andrew Luck Personal Life
Andrew Luck is currently married to his girlfriend from high school at Stanford. Her name is Nicole Pechanec. They had been in a relationship since 2013.
Luck got married to Nicole on the 31st of March, 2019 in Prague, Czech Republic. Nicole is a TV producer for NBC and she also comes from an athletic family. The couple has a baby girl together whose name is Lucy. She was born on November 12, 2019.
Andrew Luck’s Awards and Legacy
Coupled with Andrew Luck’s achievements is a plethora of honors credited to his name. Without doubts, the impact Andrew Luck had while at Stanford cannot be undermined.
Between 2010 – 2011, Luck’s team accumulated a total of 23 wins! Prior to Luck’s arrival, Stanford had not won over 10 games in a single season. However, in 2010, Luck and his teammates won 12!
Truly, Andrew Luck has enough awards to show off, some of which include: the Maxwell Award, Manning Award (finalist), Heisman Trophy (runner-up), Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, Davey O’Brien Award (finalist), and many more.
In addition, the American celebrity quarterback had achieved notable records which include: Most passing yards by a rookie in a single season (4,374), most pass attempts per game, career: (38.3), Most consecutive 350-yard passing games on the road (5), Most passing yards for a quarterback through his first 5 postseason games (1,703), and a list of many others.
Andrew Luck Net Worth
Andrew Luck’s career earnings were $97.11 million for over seven seasons. His net worth is currently estimated at $30 million. According to Forbes’ 2019 The World’s Highest-paid Athletes, Andrew Luck ranked #82nd with $26.9 million.
His net worth also comes from endorsements that have been valued at $2.8 million by Forbes. Luck was signed by Nike, Inc. in March 2012 as one of its athletes. Further, in 2013, he became a partner and investor in BodyArmor Super Drink. He also has a product endorsement with Gatorade.
Concerning his assets, he is only known to own an apartment in Morgantown, West Virginia. And his only known car is his Honda Accord.
It is evident that even though Andrew Luck’s career seems somehow short, he was able to have acquired a number of accolades and honors for his personality. Indeed, Andrew Luck’s fortune is substantial and seems to have been reflected in his media appearance via the Comedy series “Parks and Recreation”, in the show’s fifth season.