Sean Lee is a former American football linebacker. Sean Lee played his entire 11-year professional career with the Dallas Cowboys.
Table of Biography
Sean Lee was born on July 22, 1986. His full name is Sean Patrick Lee. His place of birth is Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Currently, he is 35 years old and his zodiac sign is Cancer. His parents are Craig Lee and Geralyn Lee.
He has two siblings, his older brother Conor and his sister Alexandra. Lee attended Upper St. Clair High School and later attended Penn State College.
Professional Life and Career
At Upper St. Clair High School, this person rushed for 1,240 yards and 21 touchdowns while registering 95 tackles and 4 interceptions as a safety for an 11-1 squad his senior year. He then went to Penn State for college football starting as an outside linebacker for coach Joe Paterno’s Nittany Lions for 2 consecutive seasons.
For his professional career, he was chosen by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2nd round of the 2010 NFL Draft. However, Lee was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles. This player was the 4th linebacker selected in the draft. Likewise, on 23rd June 2010, the Cowboys signed him to a 4-year, $3.49 million contract that included $1.71 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $1.20 million.
Lee was the first Cowboys player in franchise history to win the NFC Defensive Player of the Month award. Similarly, in the 18th game of the 2011 season, he could not play due to a wrist injury. Moreover, his 2012 season ended becoming one of the defensive leaders, leading the team with 131 tackles and tying for the team lead in interceptions and tackles for loss.
Lee injured his right big toe while playing against the Carolina Panthers. Further, The Dallas Cowboys extended his contract to a 6-year, $42 million contract extension that included $16.13 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $10 million.
Lee was ranked 79th on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2017 ending the 2017 season with 100 tackles. And, with 30 tackles and 0.5 sacks in the 2018 season. Lee then re-signed with the Cowboys on a one-year deal on 24th March 2020 finishing the season with 20 tackles in nine games.
On 26th April 2021, he announced his retirement. Moreover, at the time of Lee’s retirement, he was the last active Cowboy that played under head coach Wade Phillips.
Sean married his beautiful wife, Megan, on 22nd July 2014. Sadly, there is no information about their kids as they have not revealed anything about their personal life details to the media. However, the couple is enjoying their life a lot without any disturbances.
Lee stands tall at the tall and perfect height of 6 feet 2 inches or 1.88 m. Moreover, he has a well-maintained body weight consisting of 245 lb or 111 kilos. Likewise, his hair color is light brown and his eye color is blue. Additionally, his arms size is 32 inches.
Social Media and Net Worth
His Twitter account ‘@SeanLee_50’ has earned over 4K followers. And, his Instagram account ‘@50_seanlee’ has gained more than 95.9K followers.
Lee has made a huge amount of money during his career timeline. As per sources, his estimated net worth is $60 Million. Additionally, his career earnings are $51,145,578 including his endorsement deals.