Greg Olsen is a former American football player and athlete. Greg Olsen is famous for his football career for being a Chicago Bears player. He plays an offensive position called Tight End for his team. He is a popular National Football League player and won many matches for his football team. At present, Greg is performing as a sportscaster at Fox Sports. Greg has a high fan following on his social media handles. Check all the details below about Greg Olsen’s Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Parents, Siblings, Career, Stats, Net Worth, Bio & More.
Greg Olsen Wiki/Biography
Greg Olsen was born on the 11th Match 1985 (Age: 37 years; As of 2023) in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. His full real name is Gregory Walter Olsen and his nickname is Greg.
He is popular as an NFL player. His profession is a former NFL player, and sportscaster. His ethnicity is White and his nationality is American. His zodiac sign is Pisces and follows Christianity (religion).
Greg Olsen Educational Qualification
He completed his schooling at Wayne Hills High School, where he also joined the football team of his school. Greg also played basketball for his school team. After completing schooling, he attended the University of Notre Dame but later transferred to the University of Miami in 2003. During his college time, Greg played for the Miami University football team Miami Hurricanes.
Greg Olsen Height & Weight
- Height: 6′ 5″ inches
- Weight: 115 kg
- Eye Colour: Brown
- Hair Colour: Brown
- Distinctive Features: Short Hairs
- Body Measurements: Chest-52, Waist-40, Biceps-18
- Shoe Size: 12 US (11 UK)
Greg Olsen Family & Parents
Greg was born into a middle-class well-settled family to American parents. His father’s name is Chris Olsen, Sr., and worked as a coach of football and basketball at Wayne Hills School. Also, he got training from his father. His mother’s name is Sue Olsen (housewife). Her mother is a cancer survivor who fought for long 11 years.
He has also two siblings brothers named Kevin Olsen and Chris Olsen Jr. Greg’s two brothers are also active in sports during their college and school days. Both of his brothers are now married and lived a settled life. In May 2021, his brother Kevin got married to Laura Olsen. Greg’s brother Kevin is now working as a business owner of Olsen Passing Academy, where they teach football skills and he is also an Under Armour AA & Elite11 Alum.
Greg Olsen’s Girlfriend, Wife & Relationships
He is a famous athlete, former NFL player, and sportscaster. On 21st March 2009, Greg got married to Kara Dooley (later Kara Olsen). Both Greg and Kara met during their college days. After meeting each other they fall in love and married in 2009. His wife has previously worked as a real estate agent in Charlotte North Carolina.
He is also the father of three kids with Kara. His first child Tate Olsen (son) born in 2011. Greg’s son Tate is following his baseball career and plays for Carolina Revolution. His other kids are twins names are TJ (son) and Talbot Olsen (daughter). His son TJ Olsen was born with a rare congenital heart condition known as hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
Later, on 4th June 2021, he is living a healthy life with his family and got cured after a successful heart transplant. He always shared his kid’s photos on his social media handles.
Greg Olsen Career, Stats & Retirement
He started his career during his high school days. Greg joined his school football team and played very well for the school football team. After completing schooling, Greg joined a University and got drafted to the Chicago Bears team in the National Football League in 2007. Greg contracted with the Chicago Bears for the next five years after joining the team on 23rd September 2007.
On 28th July 2011, he was drafted into the Carolina Panthers football team and played his debut match in 2012 for Carolina Panthers. In 2015, the Carolina Panthers football team extended his agreement for the next three years under a deal of $22.5 million dollars. He played very well for the Carolina Panthers football team and was added to the list of the top 100 BF Players of 2016.
Greg stood in the 35th position. In 2020, he signed a one-year deal with Seattle Seahawks for $7 million dollars. On 24th January 2021, he says quit to National Football league and retired. After retiring from NFL, he joined Fox Sports as a sportscaster. At present, Greg does comments about NFL games at FOX Sports. He also launched a podcast network partnering with Vince Vaughn and Ryan Kalil. Greg running a podcast network and production company named Audiorama.
Greg Olsen’s Net Worth & Income
Greg Olsen’s net worth is estimated at approx. $50 million dollars (As of 2023). He is a famous athlete, football player, and sportscaster. He earns a good income from his football career with the NFL team. In 2009, he also opened The Greg Olsen Foundation and raise funds for cancer research. Also, his foundation organized events and also donates. He lives joyfully with his family.
Greg Olsen Social Handles
- Instagram: gregolsen88
Greg Olsen Amazing Facts
- Greg won the Gatorade Player of the Year Award for his best football skills during his school days.
- He is also a coach at the Carolina Revolution Baseball team, where he trains his son Tate.
- In 2003, he is also a part of the US Army All-American Bowl and also titled the no. 2 player, who plays in Tight End Positions in America.
- Greg’s family runs a foundation named “The HEARTest Yard Foundation”, where they help people who are suffering from heart disease.
- He loves to follow wrestling sports.
- In the 2003 NJSIAA Meet of Champions, Greg to second position in the shot put event.
- He wears an 88 jersey number T-shirt when he use to play football.
- Grey endorses the shaving brand Gillette on his Instagram handle.
- He also appeared in the television show Inside Amy Schumer in 2016 as an actor.
- During his football career, his best record for throwing was 18.03 meters throw and also set the record for throwing 46.63 meters Top-Throws in the Discus Throw.
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