Leonard Fournette - Updated Jul 2024

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Leonard Fournette

Leonard Fournette is a popular American Footballer. Leonard Fournette has played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. Moreover, he was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars as the fourth overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft while playing college football for the LSU Tigers.

Early Life and Education

A popular American football player, Leonard Fournete was born on January 18, 1995, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

He is now 29 years old. Leonard was born to his parents Leonard Fournette Jr. (father) and Lory Fournette (mother).

He was raised together with his three siblings Lanard Fournette, Latae Fournette, and Lanata Fournette. Moreover, he holds American nationality and follows Christianity.

Similarly, he belongs to the African-American ethnic background. Likewise, his birth sign according to his birth date is Capricorn. However other details about his childhood are not available right now.

Talking about his academic background, Leonard is a graduate student. He completed his graduation from Louisiana State University in 2016.

Leonard Fournette – Net Worth 2024

Leonard has earned a decent amount of money throughout his sports career. Fournette has a net worth of approximately $10 million. Likewise, he has an annual salary of $7,000,000.

Relationship Status

Talking about his relationship status, Leonardo is a married man. He tied the knot with Jamie Jones.

The couple has two kids together, Lyric Jae Fournette and Leonard Fournette IV. However, the details about their marriage are not available at the moment.

Leonard Fournette

Caption: Leonard Fournette with his children Source: Instagram

Career and Professional Life

Leonard Fournette is a popular  American Footballer. Fournette was the third-best prospect entering the NFL Combine when he graduated from college and was widely expected to be selected in the top ten picks in the forthcoming draft.

He decided to simply take part in the vertical and 40-yard sprint at the NFL combine after weighing five pounds more than his playing weight in college. He decided to simply take part in positional exercises at LSU’s Pro Day.

NFLDraftScout.com regarded him as the best overall running back prospect, and Pro Football Focus and Sports Illustrated both placed him second to Florida State’s Dalvin Cook.

Leonard Fournette

Caption: Leonard Fournette posing for a photo Source: Saturday Down South

Additionally, on September 10, 2017, Fournette made his regular-season debut at NRG Stadium against the Houston Texans.

On 26 attempts, he gained 100 yards and a touchdown, helping the Jaguars to a 29-7 victory. Fournette’s first receiving touchdown of his career came on a 10-yard reception in the first quarter of Week 4’s game against the New York Jets.

Moreover, it was the first time in an NFL game that Fournette had more than 200 rushing yards as he rushed for 225 yards, including an 81-yard run, in Week 4’s 26-24 road victory over the Denver Broncos.

In the following contest, a 34-27 road loss to the Carolina Panthers, he carried 23 times for 108 yards and his first rushing score of the year.

In the Jaguars’ 27-17 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 7, Fournette managed to accumulate 131 rushing yards.

More about career

Fournette re-signed with the Buccaneers on March 31, 2021, for a $3.25 million, one-year contract. In 2021, Fournette took on the Washington Football Team. After the National Football League’s uniform numbers rule was altered in April 2021,

Fournette was one of the first players to change his jersey number. He chose to put on the number he had previously worn while attending LSU.

Furthermore, Fournette re-signed with the Buccaneers on March 23, 2022, for a three-year, $21 million deal.

Leonard Fournette – Body Measurements

Moving to his physical stats, Leonard has a height of 6 feet and a weight of 103kg. Likewise, he has a pair of beautiful black eyes with black hair.

Leonard Fournette

Caption: Leonard Fournette captured during game Source: Smart Biography

Social Media

Talking about his social media presence, he is quite active on social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Likewise, he has 74k followers on his Facebook account.

On Instagram, he has over 972k followers under the username @le0nardofournette. Similarly, he has more than 467k followers on his Twitter account under the username @_fournette.