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Vince Wilfork


Vince Wilfork is a former NFL player from the United States. Vince Wilfork played as a nose tackle position, playing 13 seasons for the NFL’s New England Patriots.

Early Life

Vince Wilfork is a 42-year-old American former NFL player. On the 4th of November 1981, he was birth in Boynton Beach, Florida, in the United States of America. His birth name is Vincent Lamar Wilfork. According to the astrological chart, he has a birth sign of Scorpio.

He was born to his father David Wilfork and his mother Barbara Wilfork. Additionally, he has an older brother whose name is David Wilfork Jr. In June 2002, he lost his father due to complications of diabetes while he lost his mother due to a stroke in December 2002.

Caption: Vince Wilfork’s childhood smiling photo (Source: Instagram)

Vince Wilfork – Education

He attended Santaluces Community High School in nearby Lantana. During his high school days, he was a letter-winner in football, wrestling, and track and field.

After completing his high school education, he attended the University of Miami, where he played for the Miami Hurricanes football team.

Professional Career

New England Patriots

In the year 2004, Vince Wilfork entered the 2004 NFL Draft and was ranked by most in the media as the second-best defensive tackle prospect. Meanwhile, he was drafted by the New England Patriots with the 21st overall pick.

In addition, he played for the Patriots from 2004 to 2014 total of 13 seasons, where he became a key part of their defense. Playing for the Patriots, played a crucial role in helping the Patriots win two Super Bowl championships during his time with the team.

Caption: Photo collection of Vince Wilfork’s NFL career (Source: Instagram)

Similarly, he was a five-time Pro Bowl selection during his Patriots career (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012). His ability to disrupt opposing offences and his consistency made him one of the league’s top defensive tackles.

He was not only a dominant force on the field but also a respected leader in the Patriots’ locker room. His leadership and work ethic made him a captain and a mentor to younger players.

After spending 13 seasons with the Patriots, the club declined their team option on Wilfork’s contract, which made him a free agent at the end of the 2014 league season.

Houston Texans

Wilfork signed a two-year deal with the Houston Texans on March 16, 2015. During his time with the Houston Texans, he provided leadership and experience to their defensive line.

While he was with the Texans, the team made it to the AFC Divisional Playoffs in the 2016 season, although they were ultimately eliminated by the New England Patriots, Wilfork’s former team. His tenure with the Houston Texans marked the final years of his illustrious NFL career.

He held a press conference on August 9, 2017, to announce his retirement and sign a one-day contract to retire with the Patriots.

Net Worth 2024

Wilfork has an estimated net worth of $60 million as of 2023, which he earned through his professional career. Moreover, he also makes around $19 million per year.

Relationship Status

On the 3rd of March 2004, Vince Wilfork married his longtime girlfriend Bianca Farinas. The couple met for the first time online while he was a college student in 2001.

With the marriage, the couple has two kids; a son named David Dream Angel Wilfork and a daughter Destiny Barbara Wilfork. In addition, he has a stepson, D’Aundre Wilfork, from a previous relationship with his wife.

Caption: Vince Wilfork’s family photo (Source: Instagram)

Wilfork was fined $15,000 for putting his finger in New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs’ facemask. He was also fined $5,000 for attempting to tackle running back Michael Turner.

Vince Wilfork – Body Measurements

Caption: Vince Wilfork playing the golf (Source: Instagram)

This former NFL player stands 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs around 147 kg. Moreover, he has a pair of dark brown eyes with black hair colour and his shoe size, dress size, etc. are unknown.

Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@vincewilfork’ there are over 272k followers. Likewise, there are over 419k followers on his Twitter page ‘@wilfork75’ and over 276k followers on his Facebook page.