You are about to know more about Zach Ertz, who plays as a football tight end for the Eagles. Also, get to know about his net worth.
Zach Ertz: Eagles tight end
All the lovers of NFL’s team, Philadelphia Eagles, you must be knowing the football tight end of the team, Zack Ertz. Ertz is one of the best players on the team and has even managed to pull some amazing stats on the pitch. Just like most footballers, Ertz began playing football in college when he was at Stanford and was recognized as a unanimous All-American. Ertz’s wife, Julie Ertz is a soccer player who likes showing off her jersey. Ertz’s Eagle jersey is numbered 86. The 27-year-old Ertz was born in Orange, California. He is the first born to his family, and his father was an active football player who was contracted with Lehigh University football team for five years. Zack Ertz used to play both football and basketball at Monte Vista High School where he was a student. He recorded some admirable stats at the time that he was named to the first team All-East Bay Athletic League. After graduating from high school, Ertz joined Stanford University where he still played football after he joined Stanford Cardinal football team and played for them from 2009 to 2012. In 2011, he suffered a knee injury that made him miss three games. Ertz participated in Rose Bowl and Fiesta Bowl which helped him build small net worth. After the 2012 season, Ertz made it public that he was planning to enter the NFL Draft.
Interesting facts about the football tight end
Ertz married Julie Ertz in 2017
After the dated for several years, Julie and Zack exchanged vows in a colorful outdoor ceremony at Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara, California on March 26. Julie addressed the People Magazine telling them that the wedding was a dream come true and it looked very beautiful. The backless lace gown that Ertz wife wore was designed by Katie May. The veil that Julie Ertz wore was custom-made by Ertz’s grandmother. Zack Ertz’s wore the traditional suit and with him was his groomsmen, his three brothers, Philadelphia Eagles tight end Trey Burton, his high school coach and two high school friends. Other attendees of the wedding were fellow athletes to the Ertz’s family
He met his wife at Stanford baseball game
At the time, Zack Ertz was just a junior at Stanford while his wife, Julie Ertz was a sophomore at Santa Clara University. Coincidentally, both Ertz and his wife were taking the same Cardinals baseball game. Ertz noticed Julie sitting in the student section, decided to approach her and sit next to her. It all started from there, and soon enough, they began to hang out together before they gave it a shot. The two campuses were just 20 minutes apart and it wasn’t a long distance kind of thing, but still, the couple didn’t have enough time for themselves due to their excelling sports. Ertz was busy playing for his contracted team, Stanford while Julie was training for the U20 national team and she was named the U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year.
He always Facetimes with his wife before he plays
There are times when Ertz and his wife Julie Ertz aren’t in the same city on match days, but the couple, who are so in love, have developed a way that can still allow them to communicate before a game whenever they aren’t together. Every time Zack Ertz is about to play an away game, he Facetimes with his wife in the morning even before he takes breakfast. According to ESPN, the football tight end moved to an apartment close to the Delaware River with his wife Julie Ertz months after they got married. When you visit their home, you are welcomed by their athletic achievement dots on the wall. Julie said that she was proud of her husband Zack Ertz and appreciated his hard work just like she does in sports. However, there are times when Julie and Ertz’s competitive edge gets the better of them and personal, especially when they are competing with each other. According to Heavy, both Ertz and his wife Julie are famous for their bitter UNO battles. Zack said that it could get a little bit heated and they end up going separate ways and cool down their emotions.
Ertz suffered a head injury in December last year
Eagles football tight end Zach Ertz suffered a head injury while playing against the Seahawks at CenturyLink Field. Ertz was trying to catch Carson Wentz in the middle of the field and he was unable to haul in. The injury sent him to the medical tent situated on the sideline. However, the football tight end continued to play despite the injuries and caught two passes in the third quarter for about 24 yards. Earlier in the season, Ertz had been sidelined against Denver Broncos due to a hamstring injury.
Ertz net worth
Zach Ertz has a net worth of $16 million. The football tight end has made most of his net worth from football. His wife’s net worth is around $1 million.
The year is still young, and the Philadelphia Eagles hope that Ertz and his fellow players will keep the eagle logo proud. It could be tough, but with Ertz talent, he will at least try to make the team stay among the top teams in the NFL league.