Justin Donovan Houston was born on the 21st of January, 1989. He lived with his mother , grandmother and siblings in Statesboro , Georgia , United States of America. His brothers go by the name Tylen and Aaron who are the much younger siblings and one elder sibling by the name Demetrius who is a father figure to Justin. Justin also has a twin by the name Jared who was born a minute later than Justin. It was Demetrius who pushed Justin to work harder and reach great heights. Justin also has a sister and is the middle child of the family.
Houston attended his high school at Statesboro High School in Statesboro , Georgia. Along with football , Justin also played as a point guard in the school basketball team and was pretty good in it too. However, during this period his football career was booming.
He was a two-time All-region selection and also received an All-state honorable mention. He went on to play 3 consecutive State Championships , starting in 2003. He won the State Championship with the Statesboro team in 2005 , defeating the Northside High School. He was rated as a four star recruit by the website rivals.com during the period.
Houston was a sophomore of 2009 batch at the University of Georgia where he was a second team all SEC selection on recording 7.5 sacks. When Houston played as a junior , he had recorded 10 sacks , only second to Nick Fairley.
Justin Houston Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $33 Million US Dollars
Justin Houston’s net worth is $33 Million US dollars as of 2017. He has recently signed a $101 Million contract with the Kansas City Chiefs. Even if he cannot rack up all of the $101 million because it includes bonuses , a massive $52.5 million is guaranteed. Considering the fact that he is only 26 and is in the prime of his career , he can even get much more than the $101 million provided he doesn’t run into poor form. He also has a sponsorship deal with Nike worth $100,000.
Justin Houston Assets
Justin Houston’s childhood home burned down in an accident in 2003 and the Statesboro community rallied with him. He recently built two houses for his mother and grandmother in adjacent plots in Statesboro. Now he owns a mansion where he lives. Since he is a private person and does not like to be in the attention of the media , he maintains privacy and not much of his assets are known to the outside world.
Justin Houston Business Model
Being only 28 , all of Houston’s earnings comes from the NFL career. This includes his salary , bonuses and sponsorships. Apart from his career , he does not own any business ventures yet but we will have to look on as he is still very young.
A four-sack , five tackle performance against the San Diego Chargers in the 2014 NFL season. In the same season , he amassed 22 sacks , almost breaking Michael Strahan’s record of 22.5 in a single season. He was the NFL Sacks leader and also received the Deacon Jones Award in the 2014 season. In the 2015 season, Houston was named to his fourth straight Pro Bowl and was ranked 26th on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.
Houston sat out the last two weeks of the regular season , but coach Andy Reid said he would play earlier in the week. He’s still not 100 percent and should be limited to pass rush situations due to the knee injury. However , the Kansas City Chiefs have signed a 6 year $101 million contract with Justin Houston which makes him one of the brightest aspects to look forward to.
Justin Houston has struck a very rare and very huge contract with the Kansas City Chiefs. How it pans out and how his career will prove to be is something that needs to be watched. That being said , he is one of the best players who plays in his position and is extremely exciting to watch. Let’s hope he comes back completely rejuvenated and we will get to see more great action.