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Zachary Ertz

Zachary Ertz is known as an American football tight end for the Philadelphia Eagles. He is most famous for being one of the best at his position and being the husband of a female soccer star, Julie Ertz.

Related Biography: Julie Ertz

Background and Age

Zachary Adam Ertz was born on November 10, 1990 in Orange, California as the oldest of four children to Doug and Lisa Ertz. His father Doug Ertz additionally made played high level football and was part of the Lehigh University team from 1981 to 1984. The family of 6 would later migrate to Northern California when Zach was only 7 and this ended up influencing his passion for sports.

Career and Net Worth

Zach Ertz left high school and got selected at Stanford University, where he played for the Stanford Cardinal football crew from 2009 to 2012. He started playing for them directly from his first year there. He had 2 catches which included a touchdown in the Orange Bowl of 2010. By 2011, his playing time expanded as he recorded 27 catches, 343 yards with a commendable 4 touchdowns.

He entered the NFL draft in 2012 with the Philadelphia Eagles choosing him in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He signed his pro contract with the Eagles on May 9, 2013, and from that point forward, has substantiated himself as an irreplaceable member of the group. The Super Bowl LII was the highlight of his career as he walked on to the big stage.

 Marriage, Husband and Kids

Zach Ertz is married to his 2012 sweetheart and pro soccer player Julie Beth Ertz. She is a midfielder who plays on the United States national ladies soccer crew and the Chicago Red Stars of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) on the club side. She is also a FIFA Women's World Cup Champion (America) with in excess of 50 appearances and 14 goals for the national group.

Zach and Julie met in 2012 when the two of them coincidentally went to a ball game at Stanford. Zach Ertz popped the subject of 'will you marry me'? on February 26, 2016, at Klein Field, the Stanford U baseball arena where they initially met in 2012. She accepted his offer and they got married on March 26, 2017, in Goleta, California. In June 2019, Zach was in France pulling for his significant other at the World Cup. Zach has been posting photos on Instagram from his time in France to support Julie.


Quick Facts
Birth Date: 10 Nov, 1990
Age: 29 yrs
Occupations: American football player
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Orange
Education: Stanford University
Gender: Male
Description: American football player, tight end
Spouse: Julie Ertz
Net Worth 2021: 16 million
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Last Modified: Nov 3 2020
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