Luke Fortner (born May 15, 1998) is an American football center for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Kentucky and was drafted by the Jaguars in the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft.

Here you can follow Luke Fortner’s net worth, salary, career earnings, contract, stats, girlfriend, and more.

About Luke Fortner

Luke Fortner was born on May 15, 1998, in Cleveland, Ohio. He grew up in Sylvania, Ohio, and attended Sylvania Northview High School. 

Fortner has a younger brother named Matt, who also played on the offensive line at Northview High School.

College Career

Fortner redshirted his true freshman season at Kentucky and appeared in eight games as a redshirt freshman. 

He played in 11 of Kentucky’s 13 games during his redshirt sophomore season and became the Wildcats’ starting left guard going into his redshirt junior season.

Fortner started 13 games in 2019 and 10 in Kentucky’s COVID-19-shortened 2020 season. He decided to utilize the extra year of eligibility granted to college athletes who played in the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic and returned to Kentucky for a sixth season. 

Fortner moved to center during fall training camp and was named first-team All-Southeastern Conference by the league’s coaches.

NFL Career

Luke Fortner was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the third round, 65th overall, of the 2022 NFL Draft. He was named the Jaguars starting center as a rookie.

Luke Fortner’s Net Worth in 2023

As of 2023, Luke Fortner’s net worth is $2 million. 

Jacksonville Jaguars center Luke Fortner’s prime sources of earnings are his NFL salaries, endorsements, and sponsorship deals.

Contract and Salary

Luke Fortner signed a four-year contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars. The four-year contract is worth $5.5 million, with a $1.18 million signing bonus.

The contract came with a total guarantee of $1.1 million. His average salary is $1.3 million.

Career Earnings

Season Base Salary Prorated Bonus Workout Bonus Total Earnings
2022 $705,000 $295,011 $1,000,011
2023 $905,003 $295,011 $50,000 $1,250,014
2024 $1,155,006 $295,011 $50,000 $1,500,017
2025 $1,405,009 $295,011 $50,000 $1,750,020


Personal Details

Detail Information
Full Name Luke Fortner
Birth Date May 15, 1998
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Birthplace Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Nationality American
Current Net Worth $2 million 
Relationship Status In a Relationship 
Girlfriend  Emma Taormina
Instagram Profile @lfort79



Luke Fortner is in a relationship with Emma Taormina, a student at Pittsburgh. The couple started dating around 2019 and have been together for about four years.

Luke Fortner girlfriend Emma Taormina
Source: Instagram

How Old is Luke Fortner?

Luke Fortner is 25 years old.

How tall is he?

He is 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) tall.

What is his nationality?

He is American.

Career Statistics

Season Games Fumbles Fumbles Lost Fumble Recoveries Opponent Fumble Recoveries Touchdowns
2022 17 0 0 1 0 0
2023 8 2 0 0 1 0


FAQs About Luke Fortner

When was Luke Fortner drafted?

Luke Fortner was drafted in the third round, 65th overall, of the 2022 NFL Draft.

What position does he play?

He plays as a center in the NFL.

Which team does he play for?

He plays for the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Wrapping Up: Luke Fortner’s Net Worth

Luke Fortner is a talented American football center who has made a name for himself in the NFL with the Jacksonville Jaguars. 

He has accumulated a net worth of $2 million. With a strong college career at the University of Kentucky and a promising start to his professional career, Fortner is a player to watch in the coming years.

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