Kerry Rhodes Biography
Kerry Rhodes is an American actor and former American football safety in the National Football League. He was drafted by the New York Jets in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft, and most recently played for the Arizona Cardinals in 2012. Rhodes was named to All-Pro teams by three publications after the 2006 NFL season. He played college football at Louisville.
Kerry Rhodes Age
Kerry was born on August 2, 1982 in Birmingham, Alabama.
Kerry Rhodes Family
Kerry was born in Birmingham, Alabama. He is the son of Jubrella and Jerome Rhodes. He started playing football at nine years old. Kerry was a starting quarterback and honor student at Jess Lanier High School in Bessemer, Alabama. During his junior season, he threw more than 1,500 yards and 15 touchdowns while rushing for 500 yards and three scores in 1998; guiding Lanier to a 10-2 record. In his senior season, Kerry threw for more than 1,600 yards and ran for another 850. Kerry was also selected Metro Player of the year and first-team All-state in basketball of which he led his team to the 6A title game.
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Kerry was forced to speak out in 2013 and deny media reports that he is gay after pictures allegedly of him with his arm around a ‘friend’ emerged.
The photos were surfaced on MediaTakeout of the former Cardinal’s player on a recent vacation. Kerry was seen sitting in a boat with his arm around a man and in another, carrying the same man like a baby.
Speaking to TMZ , Rhodes who was at that time a free agent – said: ‘Photos have been circulating of my former assistant and I that have caused some rumors regarding my sexuality, and I wanted to address the situation.
He said “am not gay. The shots were taken during a past vacation in a casual environment with my entire business team.”
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It was announced that Kerry was engaged to Australian actress Nicky Whelan. The couple were married in Los Angeles on April 15, 2017. Several news sources reported in October 2017, the couple were divorcing.
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Kerry was inducted into the Kentucky Chapter of National Football League Players Association Hall of Fame in 2011,along with Lou Michaels, Dale Lindsey, Rod Hill and Phil Simms.
After he finished his 2012 season with 58 tackles, nine assists, four interceptions and two forced fumbles, he was named the fourth best safety in the league by Pro Football Focus.
Kerry was released by the Cardinals on March 13, 2013. He was due to receive $5.5 million for the 2013 season and rejected an offer to restructure the contract at one year and $3 million.
In an interview with ESPN in February 2014 , he denied that he was blacklisted by NFL teams. Kerry said his absence from the league was “a product of me wanting to do other things and not finding the right opportunity,” referring to his interests in acting and producing, and the amount of money offered.
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In 2013 NFL player Kerry planned to release a new reality show featuring his personal assistant Russell “Hollywood” Simpson.
A trailer was surfaced online showing the two going about their daily routine.
He praised Simpson as a part of his trustworthy “team.”
“A team that has some people around you in your circle that you know you can trust and know that has your best interest at hand is the only way to be in this life,” Rhodes said. “At this point in my life I needed somebody to come in,” he continued. Rhodes referred to Simpson as his “right hand man.” “My right and my left,” he said. “Takes care of anything I need to get taken care of. “You can only rep your style and game up to another level.”
Simpson likened Kerry to a “brother” in the trailer. He outed Kerry as being gay a month ago following the leak of controversial images of the two.
Kerry Rhodes Net Worth
Kerry has an estimated net worth of 10 million dollars.