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Travis Kelce is an American football tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Chiefs in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft and later won Super Bowls LIV and LVII with the team, recording a touchdown reception in both wins. He played college football at Cincinnati. Considered one of the greatest tight ends of all time, Kelce is an eight-time Pro Bowler and a four-time first-team All-Pro selection. He holds the NFL record for most consecutive and most overall seasons with 1,000 yards receiving by a tight end with 7. He also owns the record for most receiving yards by a tight end in a single season with 1,416 in 2020, despite playing in only 15 games. Kelce was named to the NFL 2010s All-Decade Team.

Birth Name

Travis Michael Kelce

Nickname

Zeus

Profession

Professional American Football Player

Position

Tight End

Jersey Number

87 – Kansas City Chiefs

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Travis Kelce was born on the 5th of October 1989, in Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States.

Age

He’s currently 33 years old.

Sun Sign

Libra

Ethnicity

White

He is of Polish, English, and Scottish descent.

Religion

Christianity

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Education

Travis had graduated, in 2008, from the Cleveland Heights High School in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. He had then joined The University of Cincinnati. later that year, represented their Cincinnati Bearcats football program, and in 2013, graduated from there.

Family Details

  • Father – Edward ‘Ed’ Kelce (Sales rep in the steel business)
  • Mother –  Donna Kelce (Banking sector employee)
  • Siblings – Jason Kelce (Older Brother) (Professional American Football Player, Super Bowl LII champion)

Marital Status

Single

Girlfriend / Spouse

Travis Kelce has dated –

  • Maya Benberry (2016) –  In January 2016, Kelce had starred in a reality TV dating show titled Catching Kelce. There, he had picked Maya Benberry as the winner of the show, and in April 2016, the pair had started dating after the show went off the air. In December 2016, They had parted ways.

  • Kayla Nicole (2016-2020; 2020-2022) – In December 2016, Travis began dating glamour model and social media star Kayla Nicole, in May 2017, confirming the relationship. In August 2020, They had broken up but had announced to the media in December 2020, that they had started dating each other again. In May 2022, it was reported that the couple had broken up. In January 2023, during an interview, Travis confirmed that he was ‘single’.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 6 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 196 cm
  • In meters – 1.96 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 113 kg
  • In Pounds – 250 lbs

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Blue

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

He wears a size 16 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Travis became known as a professional football player who began representing, as a tight end, the Kansas City Chiefs in the National Football League (NFL). He became the first tight end in NFL history to record over 1,000 receiving yards in four separate seasons. He helped lead the Chiefs to victory in Super Bowls LIV and LVII.

Professional Career

Kelce was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the third round (63rd pick overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft. The Chiefs had hired Andy Reid as their new head coach during the off-season. Reid was familiar with Kelce after he had drafted and coached his brother, Jason Kelce, during his time as the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. He only played one snap on special teams in the team’s Week 2 game against the Dallas Cowboys.  Kelce was the Chiefs’ leading receiver during the 2014 season, totaling 862 yards off 67 receptions.

On January 29, 2016, Travis signed a five-year, $46 million contract extension. He was ranked 91st by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016. He was named as a starter in his second career Pro Bowl, held on December 20, 2016. He was also named First-team All-Pro.He was ranked 26th by his fellow players, and second among tight ends, on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2017. On December 19, 2017, Kelce was named to his third straight Pro Bowl. Kelce finished the season with a career-high eight receiving touchdowns.

In the 2018 season, Kelce benefited from the rise of new quarterback Patrick Mahomes, who had an MVP season. He also owns the record for most receiving yards by a tight end in a single season with 1,416 in 2020, despite playing in only 15 games. Kelce briefly held the single-season record in 2018 before it was broken later that same day.

Travis is considered to be one of the greatest tight ends of all time. He’s an eight-time Pro Bowler and a four-time first-team All-Pro selection and also holds, the NFL record for most consecutive and most overall seasons with 1,000 yards receiving by a tight end.

Travis Kelce Net worth

Travis Kelce has an estimated net worth of $30 million dollars as of 2023.

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Travis Kelce

  • Kelce was born in Westlake, Ohio, the son of Ed and Donna Kelce and younger brother to fellow NFL player Jason Kelce, who is a center for the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Excelling at football, he was a three-year letter winner as quarterback for the Tigers, and recognized with All-Lake Erie League honors after totaling 2,539 yards of total offense as a senior.
  • In 2008, he had redshirted his freshman year at university, and had then played 11 games in the 2009 season.
  • He was first named to the Pro Bowl following the 2015 regular season after he posted 72 receptions for 825 yards, including five touchdowns.
  • In Week 17 of the 2018 season of the NFL, he had broken the record for ‘Most Receiving Yards by a Tight End in a Single Season’.
  • During Week 16 of the 2019 season of the NFL, he had become the fastest tight end in history to have recorded 500 Career Receptions.
  • As of December 2020, he had held the NFL record for ‘Most Successive Seasons with at least 1,000 Receiving Yards by a Tight End’.
  • During week five of the 2022 season, Kelce had four receiving touchdowns in the 30–29 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders tying the franchise record for receiving touchdowns in a game.
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