T.J. Watt Biography
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Trent Jordan Watt is an American football outside linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Read the full article to know his net worth, age, salary, and height.

Watt started playing football from a young age. He impressed many recruiting services with his achievements in football even when he was in school. The American athlete also did well in football while studying at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Watt has managed to impress the audience right after he started playing in the National Football League in 2017. Currently, he is recognized as one of the leading defenders in the NFL and an outstanding performer for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The 27-year-old is a power-packed performer. He is an aggressive outside linebacker for the opponents who always comes with a solid game plan. His older brothers J.J. Watt and Derek Watt are also football players. Derek is also his teammate in the Steelers.

“Big Watt” entered into his first game with a bang. He was energetic against the New York Giants in his first game where he made two sacks. The Steelers won that game quite comfortably.

T.J. Watt got recognition as a star player in the professional regular-season debut game. This was the game against the Cleveland Browns in 2017, where he made seven combined tackles, two sacks, and one interception. In the end, the Steelers won the thriller game by a score of 21–18.

The 2019 season also proved to be a good one for the American football player. His consistent performances in the NFL made him eligible for several records. At the end of the season, Watt was nominated for the NFL Defensive Player of the Year award. However, he finished third in vote ranking.

The Wisconsin native has earned many awards for his name. He became the NFL forced fumbles leader in the year 2019 and the NFL sacks leader in 2020. In the year 2021, Watt’s fellows voted him #9 in the NFL Top 100 Players of 2021.

At the start of 2021, the Steelers extended Watt’s contract for four years. After the deal, he has become the highest-paid defensive player in the NFL.

T.J. Watt’s details

Full Name Trent Jordan Watt
Nickname Big Watt
Born October 11, 1994

Pewaukee, Wisconsin

Debut 2017
Height 193 cm
Weight 114 kg
Age 27
Birthplace Pewaukee, Wisconsin
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Net Worth $10 million
Marital Status Unmarried
Father name John Watt
Mother name Connie Watt
Salary $28 million
Twitter Handle @_TJWatt
Instagram Handle @tjwatt90


T.J. Watt is just 27. His football career has just started four years ago but his achievements in the game so far are phenomenal.

T.J. Watt’s Net worth and Salary

Watt’s net worth is estimated to be about $10 million. He will earn a $28 million annual salary with an $80 million guaranteed amount for the next four-year extension.


The 27-year-old is a tall bloke with a perfect athletic body and weight.


The American football player is always lively and loves to do freestyle rap at training camp. His messing around behavior earned him the nickname “Big Watt” which is sort of a generic rapper name.

Abdullah Al Hasan writes about various players, especially about their Biography. He is a freelance content writer and a full-time blogger by profession. He also writes on Surprise Sports regularly.


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