Taylor Heinicke: Career, Relationship & More

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Hailing from Georgia, Taylor Heinicke is a professional football player who currently plays for the Washington Commanders of the National Football League.

Before this, the professional player has been a member of different teams such as the New England Patriots, Houston Texans, and Carolina Panthers. 

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Taylor Heinicke For Washington (Source: Instagram.com)

In 2015, he was signed by Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent.

In addition to NFL, Taylor played for the St. Louis BattleHawks in the XFL.

Here in this article, we will talk about Taylor’s early life, education, net worth, and many more. So please read the whole article.

Here are some quick facts on the quarterback.

Taylor Heinicke | Quick Facts

Full Name Taylor Heinicke
Known As Taylor Heinicke
Birth Date March 15, 1993
Age 30 Years Old
Place of Birth Lawrenceville, Georgia
Country United States
Profession NFL Player 
Horoscope Pisces
Nationality American
Father’s Name Brett Heinicke
Mother’s Name Diane Dodsworth
Siblings Lauren McAndrew
High School Collins Hill High School
College Old Dominion University (ODU)
Height 6 ft. 1 in/1.85 m/185 cm
Weight 210 lbs./95 kg
Body Type Athlete
Position Quarterback
Draft 2015
Marital Status Unmarried
Spouse’s Name Not Available 
Children Name Not Available 
Net Worth $2 Million
Salary $2,375,000
Active Years Playing Since (2015)
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Merch Signed Helmet
Last Update February 2024

Taylor Heinicke | Early Life, Family & Education

The professional NFL player Heinicke was born on March 15, 1993. His father’s name is Brett Heinicke, and his mother’s name is Diane Dodsworth.

Heinicke also has a sister named Lauren McAndrew.

Taylor Heinicki in his childhood
Professional Football Player Heinicke With His Sister As Kids (Source: Instagram.com)

Unfortunately, Heinicke’s father died of a heart attack at the age of 50. 

Taylor completed his high school at Collins Hill High School.

After high school, he enrolled at Old Dominion University and graduated in 2014.

Similarly, he played for the Old Dominion Monarchs football team for three years. 

Taylor Heinicke | Career 

College Career

Heinicke started playing for his college team in 2011. He debuted the game in the Colonial Athletic Association, leading his team to victory with a score of 10-3.

He passed 2385 yards, 25 touchdowns, and one interception and ran for 363 yards in the single season.

For his stellar performance on the field, Heinicke was named to the All-CAA 3rd team Offence. Moreover, he was selected as the National Freshman Performer of the Year.

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Professional Career

In 2015, he was signed by Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent.

He competed against many professional players like Mike Kafka, Teddy Bridgewater, and Shaun Hill.

But unfortunately, in 2016, he sustained an injury and was left out of the team for some time. 

Taylor Heinicki during the game of NFL
Taylor Heinicke On The Field (Source: Instagram.com)

In 2017, he was officially signed to the Houston Texans. He played the debut game against Pittsburgh Steelers. 

On December 8, 2020, Heinicke signed with the practice squad of the Washington Football Team. He was also promoted to the active roster in December. 

Besides that, he also signed a two-year contract extension worth $4.75 million with Washington. 

International Teams

  • Minnesota Vikings (2015-2016)
  • New England Patriots (2017)
  • Houston Texans (2017)
  • Carolina Panthers (2018)
  • St. Louis BattleHawks (2020)
  • Washington Football Team/Commanders (2020-Present)

Career Awards And Highlights

  • Walter Payton Award (2012)
  • CAA Offensive Player of the Year (2012)
  • Dudley Award (2012)
  • FCS All-American (2011, 2012)

Taylor Heinicke | Age, Height & Weight

The professional football player Taylor Heinicke was born in 1993. Heinicke is 30 years old as of February.

Also, he stands 1.85 meters tall and weighs around 210 lbs.

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Taylor Heinicke | Relationship Affairs & History

According to the reports, Heinicke is still single in his life. He doesn’t have any records of a past relationship.

Although lots of wrong information about his marriage was spread over the internet, it came out completely wrong.

In conclusion, Heinicke is a very humble and hardworking guy who focuses more on his career. 

Taylor Heinicke | Net Worth & Salary

Taylor Heinicke is one of the richest players in the NFL. 

Currently, Heinicke has a net worth of $2 million. In addition, he earns an average annual salary of $2,375,000.

On the other hand, he also makes extra income from his YouTube channel and social media handles. 

Taylor Heinicke | Social Media Presence

Heinicke is very popular on his social media handles. 

He has 170k Instagram followers as of this writing.


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Heinicke likes to share about his personal and professional life updates on Instagram. In addition, he also has shared some photos of himself playing football. 


What is the jersey number of Taylor Heinicke?

Taylor Heinicke has represented himself in many matches for different teams. He debuted his career in 2015. Since then, he has worn jersey number four. 

With whom did Taylor Heinicke train football during his early life?

Taylor Heinicke has been very passionate about football since his childhood. During his early career, he trained under the guidance of head coach Kevin Reach at Collins Hill High School in Lawrenceville. 

Did Taylor Heinicke get any awards in his high school career?

Yes, Taylor Heinicke was one of the highlighted players on his school team. He was named the Old Spice National Player of the Year in Georgia. 

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Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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