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Kurt Benkert


Kurt Benkert is a National Football League (NFL) professional football player from the United States (NFL). He is now the quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons in 2018. Kurt Benkert attended the University of Virginia and East Carolina University for college football.

Early Life and Childhood

Kurt Benkert was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on July 17, 1995, to Bruce Benkert and is currently 28 years old. He is American and belongs to the White minority community, according to his nationality. Similarly, His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Similarly, Kurt Benkert went to Island Coast High School in Cape Coral, Florida. And was a member of the football team.  He enrolled at the University of Virginia after graduating from high school and played with the Virginia Cavaliers.

Kurt Benkert – Net Worth 2023

Kurt Benkert’s net worth is projected to be over $200,000. In 2018, he allegedly signed a reserve/future deal with the Atlanta Falcons.

Furthermore, the estimated annual salary of an NFL player is $60,000. He has earned a total of $189,200 throughout his NFL career.

Body Measurements

He has a tall handsome personality with a height of 6 feet 2 inches tall(1.91 m). His weight is around 100 kg.

Professional Life

Kurt Benkert played college football for East Carolina and had a decent career. Later, he was recruited to the University of Virginia, where he was a starting quarterback for the team.

He threw for 2,552 yards, 21 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions on 228 of 406 attempts. During his senior year, he set yet another school record.

Similarly, Benkert signed as a free agent with the Atlanta Falcons in May 2018 after going undrafted in the NFL 2018 Draft. He appeared in a preseason game against the New York Jets.

The Falcons, however, waived him after four months. He was named to the Falcons’ practice squad the next day. He recently signed a reserve/future deal with the Falcons in December 2018.

Furthermore, Kurt Benkert is himself an animal enthusiast who has raised four dogs of various breeds as members of his household. He devotes most of his spare time to his wife. The couple frequently shares time with and looks after their pets.

Kurt Benkert on the ground

Caption: Kurt Benkert captured in the ground (Source: Instagram)

Personal Life

Currently. he is a married man. He married Samantha Morreal on July 2, 2016. The duo together has a girl child who can be seen here on their Instagram post quite regularly. His daughter’s name is Scout Delilah Benkert she is very adorable and cute.

She stepped into the world on August 26, 2020.

Kurt Benkert with his family

Caption: Kurt posing with his adorable daughter and wife(Source: Instagram)

Kurt Benkert – Social Media

He is also active on different social media platforms Twitter and Instagram. His Instagram account @kurtbenkert has gained over 19.7k followers on Twitter.