Zachary Kapono Wilson famed as Zach Wilson is an American football quarterback. He is playing for the current team, New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He was selected second overall by the Jets in the 2021 NFL Draft. As a true freshman at BYU in 2018, Wilson played in nine games and made seven starts. He and USC safety Talanoa Hufanga were selected as co-recipients of the 2020 Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award. Back then, he played college football at BYU.
- Being an American football quarterback for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL).
- For playing college football at BYU.
Who are the Parents of Zach Wilson?
Zach Wilson was born on 3rd August 1999 in Draper, Utah, the USA. His real name or birth name is Zachary Kapono Wilson. He has some Hawaiian ancestry, with his middle name Kapono meaning “righteous” in the Hawaiian language. He holds American nationality and his ethnic background is American-White. His race is White. As of 2020, he celebrated his 21st birthday. By religion, he is Christian and his Zodiac sign is Leo. About his parents, he was born to Michael (father) and Lisa Wilson (née Neeleman) (mother). Also, he has five siblings; three brothers and two sisters. Some other members of his family include airline entrepreneur David Neeleman and HealthEquity co-founder Stephen Neeleman. At a young age, he used to be athletic and showed active participation in games.
About his educational background, Zach Wilson attended Corner Canyon High School and then attended Brigham Young University (BYU).
How was the Career of Zach Wilson?
- Attending Corner Canyon High School, Zach Wilson passed for 2,986 yards and 24 touchdowns while also rushing for 752 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior.
- Choosing Brigham Young University (BYU) as a true freshman, he played in nine games and made seven starts. His first game was against Hawaii, becoming the youngest quarterback to start a game for BYU.
- His 2018 season ended by completing 120 of 182 passes for 1,578 yards with 12 touchdowns and three interceptions. Also, he was named the MVP of the 2018 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl after completing all 18 of his passes for 317 yards and four touchdowns.
- He began his 2019 season as a sophomore and began nine games, completing 199 of 319 passes for 2,382 yards, 11 touchdowns, and nine interceptions. Also, he was named BYU’s MVP and was also invited to the 2019 Hawaii Bowl.
- Then, his 2020 started 12 games and completed 247 of 336 passes for 3,692 yards, 33 touchdowns, and three interceptions while rushing for 255 yards and 10 touchdowns, breaking Steve Young’s school completion percentage in a season at 73.5 percent.
- He was also named the offensive MVP of the 2020 Boca Raton Bowl after completing 26 of 34 passes for 425 yards and three touchdowns during the same season.
- He was even selected as co-recipients of the 2020 Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award.
- Then, he was selected second overall by the New York Jets in the 2021 NFL Draft.
What is the Net Worth of Zach Wilson?
Zach Wilson is an aspiring football quarterback. The top division I NCAA football teams generate well over $100 million in revenue per season. The average NFL salary was only about $2.7 million. If Zach got drafted by the NFL team, he will make millions of salary. As of today, his net worth is still to get disclosed yet. Whereas his source of wealth is from his football career as he is focused on his career. His other sources of income can be from sponsors and by attending events.
Who is Zach Wilson Girlfriend?
Zach Wilson is not married yet and he is still to get married. He is not single at present but he is currently having affairs. He is in a beautiful relationship with his girlfriend, Abbey Gile. “Lucky to have this one with me through it all!” he posted on Instagram in February. Gile, who hails from Utah, has been linked to Wilson since they were teens. “#1 on the field AND #1 in my heart,” Gile wrote. She is a student at Utah Valley University in Orem as well as a dancer winning first place in a February 2019 contest with her troupe. The duo is enjoying their present life a lot. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. Zach is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
How tall is Zach Wilson?
Zach Wilson is a very handsome man. His tall and perfect height consists of 6 ft 2 in or 1.88 m. He maintained his body a lot. Thus, his body weight is 214 lb or 97 KG. His chest size is 42 in, waist size is 30 in and biceps size is 16 in. His shoe size is 10 US. He was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a child, a trait that runs in his family. His body type is athletic. Overall, he has got a healthy body with a charming personality attracting a lot of people towards him. He has a fair skin complexion. His hair color and eye color, both are brown.