Is Nnamdi Asomugha married? Yes, he is. His wife’s name is Kerry Washington (born on January 31, 1977) who is best known for being an American actress. They took enough time to understand each other and eventually celebrated their marriage ceremony on June 24, 2013. Their wedding was held in Hailey, Idaho.
From their conjugal life, Asomugha and his wife are blessed with two kids including a daughter named Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha and a son named Caleb Kelechi Asomugha. Their daughter was born in 2014 whereas their son was born in 2016. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Asomugha:
Who is Nnamdi Asomugha?
Nnamdi Asomugha was born in 1981 and his place of birth is in Lafayette, Louisiana. By profession, he is a Nigerian-American actor and also known for being a former American football cornerback. He played for the University of California and later for the Oakland Raiders, the Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers.
Regarding his acting career, he is recognized for his portrayal in the film Crown Heights (2017) as Carl King and many more. In 2017, he was named as one of the seven breakout performers.
Early Life and Education
Asomugha was born in 1981 and his place of birth is in Lafayette, Louisiana, the United States of America. Talking about his family background, he was born to the parents named Godfrey Asomugha (father) and Lilian Asomugha (mother). His parents are Nigerian Igbo who raised Nnamdi in Los Angeles, California. He is blessed with a younger sister named Chisaraokwu Asomugha and an older brother named Chijioke Asomugha.
Talking about his education and academic achievements, he went to Leuzinger High School in Lawndale and was also enrolled at Bishop Montgomery High School in Torrance. Later, he was transferred to Narbonne High School in Harbor City where he played his high school football and basketball.
Career and Professional Life
Asomugha started his college playing career by attending the University of California, Berkeley. While being there, he played for the California Golden Bears football team. Asomugha earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.
He was drafted second Cal player during the 2003 NFL draft by the Oakland Raiders. In 2005, he appeared as a starter and set new highs in tackles with 60 tackles. For the 2007 season, he was selected as the Raiders Team Captain which he finished with 34 tackles (32 solos).
He was regarded as the top free agent in the 2011 season. He entered into a five year 60 million worth deal with the Philadelphia Eagles where he was guaranteed with 25 million USD. He was named a 2012 Pro Bowl alternate in 2011.
He entered into a contract with the San Francisco 49ers on April 2, 2013, where his base salary would make his receive 1.35 million and would make him receive an opportunity to earn incentive worth 1.65 million USD. The team waived him on November 4, 2013. He signed with Oakland entering into a one-day contract on December 26, 2013, so that he could retire as a Raider. His retirement was officially announced on December 27, 2013.
As an actor, he has appeared in movies like Fire with Fire, Hello, My Name Is Doris, Sylvie’s Love’ and so on. His television credits include The Game (2008), Friday Night Lights (2009) and so on.
Nnamdi Asomugha is married to actress Kerry Washington since June 24, 2013. Asomugha is a proud father of two children named Caleb (son) and Isabelle (daughter) with his wife. No past relationship records of Asomugha are available but his wife was previously linked with actor David Moscow (born on November 14, 1974) and rapper Common (born on March 13, 1972).
Nnamdi Asomugha stands at a tall height of 6 feet and 2 inches. He weighs about 75 kilograms making him perfectly balanced as per his tall height. He carries a masculine body structure and gives special priority in maintaining his diet and workout to remain fit and healthy. Regarding his health, Asomugha has color blindness but it has never affected his playing career.
Salary and Net worth
Former American football cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha has an estimated net worth of 25 million USD. He has garnered such a huge amount of fortune mostly from his playing career and also from his acting career. For his appearance in biographical crime drama film Crown Heights, he earned multiple prestigious nominations like Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male and Black Reel Award for Outstanding Breakthrough Performance. He has also been contributing to the Asomugha Foundation by being its chairman operating two primary programs named OWIN and ACTS.