Blake Bortles Wife, Girlfriend, Net, Salary, Bio, Highlights

Blake Bortles is a famous American quarterback who plays for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League. From high school to professional football, he became renowned in sports. He was named Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl Most Valuable Player in 2012, as well as Fiesta Bowl MVP in 2014.

Blake Bortles Organic

Blake was born on April 28, 1992 into a family of athletes in Altamonte Springs, Florida, United States. His father, Rob Bortles, was a wrestler and football player during his high school days and his mother was a high school softball player. While he plays football, his brother Colby keeps him on the baseball field. He was taken in the 22nd round of the MLB Draft by the Detroit Tigers.

The football star at Oviedo High School, Oviedo, Florida. During his studies, he was outstanding in the football and baseball teams. By the time he left high school, Blake was ranked as the No. 44 pro-style quarterback in his class and rated a three-star rookie by United States). Blake finished his high school career with a Seminole County record 5,576 career passing yards and 53 touchdowns.

It was time to go to college and many college football teams wanted to have him on their team. He’s had offers from Colorado State, Purdue, Tulane, Western Kentucky and UFC. Blake, however, had to make a choice and he did. He accepted UFC, which was not only located near his home, but was also the first college to offer him a scholarship.

In college, he not only replicated his success but went ahead to replace what he did for his high school team. As a true freshman, he was redshirted in 2010 and in 2011 he appeared in 10 games and completed 75 of 110 passes for 958 yards with six touchdowns and three interceptions. In 2012, he was the starting quarterback and started all 14 games for the season. Blake completed 22 of 32 passes for 271 yards with three touchdowns and 79 rushing yards against the Ball State Cardinals.

The following season (2013), he led his team to their first major bowl in school history, the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, with an upset win over No. 5 Baylor, 52-42. Blake Bortles was named Offensive MVP of the Fiesta Bowl game.

He left in the peak season and entered the 2014NFL Draft. He was selected in the first round, 3rd overall pick by the Jacksonville Jaguars on May 8. Blake was the first of a possible quarterback to be drafted. He signed his rookie contract for 4 years on June 18, 2014 and in September of the same year he made his regular season debut and made his first career start in a game against the San Diego Chargers.

Despite wins and losses, challenges and criticism, Blake extended his contract with the Jaguars on February 24, 2018, when he signed a three-year deal to stay with the team through the 2020 season.

Girlfriend or wife, is Blake married?

The Jacksonville Jaguar quarterback is currently single and has never been married. He was, however, in a relationship that did not escape the public eye with a model, Lindsay Duke. Lindsay was his high school sweetheart and they were together until 2014 when they finally broke up. The cause of their breakup was not apparent, but it was assumed that Blake was pulling back the curtain.

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He seems to be in no rush to start a relationship, as all his attention is focused on his career. He would make the necessary move to get addicted when he felt the time was right.

His salary and net worth

Blake is an exceptional quarterback and every team would like to have him, but the Jacksonville Jaguars are still keeping him and will have him even more for a while. The football fortune has an estimated net worth of $11 million which he earned through many years of professional football and brand promotion – the wealth is well deserved.

He signed his rookie contract worth $20.6 million guaranteed for four years with the team in June 2014. His contract with the Jaguars was extended for three years on February 24, 2018, when he signed a $54 million contract.

In 2017, Blake Bortles got a maximum salary of $6,571,983, as well as a cash payout of $3,236,565. Blake’s contract extension includes a signing bonus of $15,000,000, a guarantee of $26,500,000 and an average annual salary of $18,000,000. As of 2018, his base salary is $5,000,000, with a maximum limit of $10,000,000 and a maximum value of $26,500,000.

In addition to his income from football, he shares sponsorship obligations with athletes such as Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods for the famous sports brand Nike.

Quick Facts About Blake Bortles

1. His full name is Robby Blake Bortles.

2. He is 1.9m (6ft 5in) tall and weighs 105kg (232lbs). His arm length is 32 7⁄ 8 0.84 m while his hand size is 9 3/8 inches ( 0.24 m).

3 In 2017, Blake was heavily criticized by fellow players, coaches and analysts for his lackluster performance, but he didn’t let that get discouraged. He bounced back and led his team to victory over the Steelers.

4. His response to the criticism was dope. He said he didn’t care and added that “there are people who think LeBron James sucks, so if that happens I’m sure there will always be people who always think that I suck”. Such a strong spirit.

5. Blake had a 22–5 (.815) record for the Knights as a starter in the 2012 and 2013 seasons.

6. He bought a 2,503 square foot beachfront home for $1.5 million in 2015.

7. In 2014, he used his signing bonus to pay for his brother’s tuition.

8. His career passer rating of 153.9 is the highest of any UCF quarterback with at least 500 pass attempts in 2016 and he was fourth in career completions, yards and touchdowns.

9. He has a charity, the Blake Bortles Foundation, which helps children and adults with developmental disabilities and developmental disabilities.

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