Keanu Neal

Keanu Neal is known as an American football safety for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. He is most famous for being a top safety in the league.

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Background and Age

Keanu Neal was born on July 26, 1995 in Webster, Florida. Keanu was named after Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves. He was born to Kathy Hart Neal and Clinton Neal. He is the more youthful sibling of former NFL star Clinton Hart who played for teams like the Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers, and St. Louis Rams. Neal's path to the NFL was to some degree formed for him as he had a sibling who made it before him. Neal went to South Sumter High School close by city of Bushnell, which he needed to go for eight-miles on a bus to reach from the place where he grew up. By his sophomore high school year, Neal, who was weighing around 206 pounds and would consistently smash adversaries with his physical power.

Career and Net Worth

Following three college football years, Keanu Neal was chosen with the seventeenth overall pick by the Atlanta Falcons. The safety position player put pen to paper and signed a completely ensured four-year contract worth $10.73 million which accompanied a signing reward of $6 million. Regardless of an injury which required a medical procedure in the preseason, and prompted him missing the initial two regular season games, Falcons lead trainer Dan Quinn named the rookie as a starter.

In his first professional game on week 3, Neal recorded 4 tackles and 1 pass deflection as his group won. The fantasy rookie season didn't end there as his group won the NFC Championship, crushing the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Divisional Round and after that the Green Bay Packers in the championship game. Everything appeared as though it was working out as expected in Super Bowl LI as the Atlanta Falcons led the New England Patriots by 19-points before blowing their lead in dramatic conditions in the final quarter to lose the game.

In September 2019, when Keanu Neal thought things were on the rise, he was given destroying news. The Atlanta Falcons were excited to have the former first-round pick back in to start the season, after the 24-year-old missed most of the 2018 season with a torn ACL endured in the season opener. Just 2.5 games into the 2019 season, Neal is again making a beeline for the injury list. With 20 seconds left in the second quarter, the Pro Bowler was carted off with an injury. Tests revealed a torn Achilles that will end his season.

Marriage, Wife and Kids

Keanu Neal is currently dating Chelsey Tekavec. She is a former college volleyball player who graduated and is currently working as a sports journalist.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 26 Jul, 1995
Age: 25 yrs
Occupations: American football player
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Webster
Education: South Sumter High School
Gender: Male
Description: American football player
Net Worth 2021: 350 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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