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Jimmy Garoppolo

American Football Quarterback

Jimmy Garoppolo
American Football Quaterback Source: Google

Jimmy G, also known as James Richard Garoppolo, plays quarterback for the National Football League’s San Francisco 49ers.

Early Life, Family & Education

On November 2, 1991, handsome NFL player, Jimmy Garoppolo was born in Arlington Heights, Illinois.

Regarding his parents, he was born to his parents Denise Garoppolo and Denise Garoppolo’s as a third child. His mother Denise is a cook, while his father Tony is a retired electrician, according to the reports.

When Jimmy was asked about his early years, he recalled warmly playing with his siblings on the construction sites where their father worked.

Additionally, he has a younger brother named Billy Garoppolo as well as two older brothers named Tony Garoppolo Jr. and Mike Garoppolo.

Up until 2010, Jimmy attended Rolling Meadows High School. During his time there, he participated in football as a linebacker and quarterback for the Mustangs.

Jimmy attended Eastern Illinois University after graduating from high school and played football for the Illinois Panthers there.

He played under head coaches Dino Babers and Bob Spoo while attending college. He also beat quarterback Tony Romo’s record for pass completions in a career.

 

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Football Career

Jimmy entered the 2014 NFL Draft as one of the best prospects after graduating from college. The New England Patriots selected him back then with the 62nd overall pick in the second round.

He was selected by the Patriots as the second-highest quarterback in the draft, behind Drew Brees.

The total value of his deal at the time was $3,483,898 ($1,103,744 guaranteed) plus a $853,744 signing bonus.

On Monday Night Football in 2014, Jimmy made his regular-season professional debut against the Kansas City Chiefs. Jimmy filled in for Tom Brady during his time with the Patriots during the 2016 campaign.

Jimmy was made the starting quarterback back then by head coach Bill Belichick because Brady had been suspended from the games.

Regarding the 2017 campaign, Jimmy was the subject of numerous trade rumors linking him to the Cleveland Browns and Chicago Bears.

 

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San Francisco 49ers

On October 31, 2017, they traded Jimmy to the San Francisco 49ers following his final campaign with the Patriots.

He also made his team debut in Week 12 against the Seattle Seahawks. After Week 13’s contest against the Chicago Bears, he was only the starter.

He played against teams like the Houston Texans, Tennessee Titans, Jacksonville Jaguars, Los Angeles Rams, and many others throughout his time there.

Jimmy also became the only player after Ben Roethlisberger with a perfect 7-0 record in his first seven starts.

Later on February 8, 2018, Jimmy received a $137.5 million, five-year contract.

He received $90 million in guarantees as part of the agreement. It eventually became the annual NFL deal with the highest total value.

On the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018, he was selected as the league’s 90th greatest player.

Back in 2019, Jimmy finished second in the NFL Comeback Player of the Year voting to Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill and won NFC Offensive Player of the Week.

 Injury

After Dolphins linebacker Kiko Alonso, Jimmy Garoppolo battled a sprained AC joint on September 18, 2016.

He missed the following two games as a result. Jimmy’s season was over after suffering an ACL injury in his left knee on September 23, 2018, which happened after it.

He didn’t play again until the 49ers’ game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in their season opener.

His later games were affected by the same knee ailment, which flared again later in the 2019 campaign. The pedal ankle injury he strained on September 20, 2020, is one of his more recent wounds.

He missed the following two games against the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles since the injury occurred during the game against the New York Jets.

He left in the fourth quarter once more during the Week 8 game against the Seattle Seahawks.

Jimmy’s high ankle sprain, however, returned, and he was once more placed on the injured list. He was absent for the entire season.

Awards

  • 2× Super Bowl champion (XLIX & LI)
  • 2013: First-team All-OVC
  • 2012: Second-team All-OVC
  • 2013: Walter Payton Award
  • 2013: OVC Offensive Player of the Year
  • 2019: SN Comeback Player of the Year

Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

The quarterback currently has a magnificent net worth of $60 million and earns $27.5 million per year.

In addition, he is currently in the third year of a contract for $137.5 million with the San Francisco 49ers. Additionally, he earns almost $24 million in income annually.

Not to add, based on average annual pay, he is currently the league’s 11th highest-paid quarterback.

Jimmy makes about $200,000 from brand endorsements in addition to his NFL salary and contract.

Jimmy, who is at the top of his game, is an ambassador for companies like Nike, Jordan Brand, Bose, and New Era.

 

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Additionally, he collaborates with Men’s Wearhouse to provide Americans without jobs with gently used professional clothing.

In addition, he participated in a Bay Area non-profit group in the 2020 campaign. He gave safety masks to low-income households back then to assist them.

Personal Life & Girlfriend

Garoppolo is currently unmarried, but he has previously been connected to two ladies. He started dating Alexandra King in 2017 while he was playing for the New England Patriots.

Alexandra King is a model and influencer on Instagram. When King named Garoppolo as her “valentine” on her Instagram account in February 2018, it appears that word of their connection quickly spread.

In reality, they have been seen out and about together, including shopping and Disneyland.

When the public discovered him having dinner with adult film star Kiara Mia in July 2018, they eventually broke up.

King’s Instagram story says it all, even if the marriage and breakup were never formally announced. After that, Jimmy and Mia became connected in the middle of 2018.

Both of them, however, refuted the accusations made against them.

Body Measurements

Jimmy has a jawline that is highlighted and a face that is sharply trimmed. In addition, he has light skin, light brown hair, and captivating hazel eyes.

As he smiles, he also sports small dimples on his cheeks. He also has an impressive height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 meters) and a weight of 225 lb (102 kg).

 

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Social Media Presence

 Instagram : 1.3 million followers

Twitter : 237.8k followers

Some FAQ’s

How long is Jimmy Garoppolo’s arm and what is his 40-yard dash time?

Jimmy Garoppolo can run the 40 yards in 4.97 seconds and has an arm length of 31 inches (0.79 m).

What is the number on Jimmy Garoppolo’s jersey?

The San Francisco 49ers’ Jimmy Garoppolo wears jersey number 10.

Is Jimmy Garoppolo a wise choice for fantasy?

Yes, many people think Jimmy Garoppolo would be a fine fantasy player.

 

Quick Facts:

Full Name James Richard Garoppolo
Birthday November 2, 1991
Birth Place Arlington Heights, Illinois
Nick Name Jimmy
Religion Unknown
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Zodiac Sign  Scorpio
Age 30 years old
Height 6’2″ (1.88 meters)
Weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Hair Color Light brown
Eye Color Hazel
Build Athletic
Father’s Name Tony Garoppolo Sr.
Mother’s Name Denise Garoppolo
Siblings Two older brothers; Tony Garoppolo Jr. and Mike Garoppolo
A younger brother, Billy Garoppolo
Education Rolling Meadows High School
Eastern Illinois University
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend None
Profession Football player
Position Quarterback
NFL Draft Year 2014
Affiliations New England Patriots
San Francisco 49ers
Active Years 2014-present
Playoff Record 5-2
Win Loss Record 24-8
Net Worth $60 million
Social Media InstagramTwitter

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