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James Harrison Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 10, 2018

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Short Biography

James Harrison was born on 04-05-1978 in Akron in the state of Ohio, United States. He is an American Football Player.

Other Name: James Henry Harrison Jr.

James Harrison Complete Bio & Career

James Harrison is a professional football linebacker from America. He is popularly known as ‘Silverback’. Even during his childhood, he was interested in American football and track and field events. He represented Kent State University in college football. He was then inducted into Kent State’s Varsity ‘K’ Hall of Fame in the year 2010. He made a donation of $100k to the university, for which the field house was named in his honour. 
Despite his good performance in collegiate football, he went undrafted in 2002 NFL draft. He was signed as undrafted rookie by The Steelers in 2002. He had about two years of on and off positions in practise squad and was also released a couple of times. Harrison was signed into Baltimore Ravens in 2003 and was then sent to Rhein Fire in NFL Europe. However, he was cut by the Ravens during this time. After being cut for the fourth time, he had decided to give up playing. But soon, The Steelers signed him for the fourth time, and he showed a lot of improvement and made it to the final roster. In the 2005-06 season, he performed well and his team went on to win Super Bowl XI. In 2009, his contract with The Steelers was renewed for an amount of $51.75 million for 6 years. He was signed into Cincinnati Bengals in 2013 and was released after one year. He announced his retirement in August 2014, but again returned to Pittsburgh Steelers in September 2014. In 2016, he became the all-time sack leader for the Steelers. In later 2017, he signed into New England Patriots and then announced his retirement in April 2018.

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James Harrison Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was bron to James Harrison Sr and Mildred Harrison. He is in a relationship with Beth Tibbot and together the couple has two children named James Harrison III and Henry. 

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 46
Biceps Size 16
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour Dark
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Akron, Ohio
Nationality American
Address Akron, Ohio, US
School Archbishop Hoban High School, Akron
Coventry High School, Akron
College Kent State University, Kent
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Traveling and Driving
Marital Status Unmarried
Net Worth $80 Million


Car Collections Hummer and Aston Martin


Favorite Sport Basketball

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About James Harrison

  • He has played for Pittsburgh Steelers for major part of his career.
  • He made a $100K donation to his alma matter.

James Harrison Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

44 years, 7months, 0 day old age James Harrison will turn 45 on 04 May, 2023. Only 4 months, 29 days, 6 hours,16 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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James Harrison has celebrated the total number of 44 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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