- Jaelan Phillips is an American football outside linebacker for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Dolphins in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. During his collegiate career with the Hurricanes, he was named a second-team All-American and All-ACC and was considered a finalist for the Chuck Bednarik Award.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Dating, Girlfriend, and Affairs
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Jaelan Phillips is an American football outside linebacker for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Dolphins in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. During his collegiate career with the Hurricanes, he was named a second-team All-American and All-ACC and was considered a finalist for the Chuck Bednarik Award.
Originally from Redlands, California, Jaelan Everett Phillips was born on 28 May 1999 under the star sign Gemini. The 22-year-old NFL player is American by nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. He attended Redlands East Valley High School and later joined UCLA, where he played football for two seasons. He then enrolled at Los Angeles City College to study music production. In 2019, he transferred to the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Phillips finished high school football with 264 tackles, 31.5 sacks, three forced fumbles, and three interceptions. He was considered the top high school football prospect from the class of 2017 before committing to UCLA.
As a freshman in 2017, Phillips recorded 21 tackles, 2 pass deflections, and 3.5 sacks in seven games. He played only in four games as a sophomore in 2018 before medically retiring from football in December 2018. In 2020, Phillips played football for the Hurricanes, where he finished with 45 tackles, 8 sacks, and an interception. He then entered the 2021 NFL Draft.
The Miami Dolphins selected Phillips in the first round, 18th overall, of the 2021 NFL Draft. On 9 June 2021, he signed his four-year rookie contract with Miami. He will make $14 million with a $7.5 signing bonus at the end of his contract.
In 2021, Phillips will earn a base salary of $660,000, including a prorated bonus of $1,888,765. As the rookie NFL players are typically paid out within the days of official recruit, the Dolphins’ outside linebacker is already entitled to a net worth of $7 million.
Dating, Girlfriend, and Affairs
Phillips is currently in a relationship with Morgan Ledenko. The native of Rancho Santa Fe, California, Ledenko is a college soccer player who plays as a defender for the Miami Hurricanes Soccer team.
Phillips has been dating his girlfriend, Ledenko, since September 2019. The couple has been spotted together on several occasions and often features each other on their respective Instagram accounts.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
The Dolphins outside linebacker was born to Jonathan Phillips and Sabine Robertson-Phillips. He has a sister named Brenna. He is a family guy and often expresses his love for his parents and sister on his social accounts.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
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Phillips has a towering height of 6 feet 5 inches. He has a fit, athletic body that weighs 266 pounds. He has black hair and dark brown eyes.