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Ed Reed Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Biography

Ed Reed Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 93 kg
Date of Birth September 11, 1978
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Eye Color Dark Brown

Ed Reed is an American former professional football player who played college football for the Miami Hurricanes. He played as a safety in the National Football League (NFL) and spent the majority of his career with the Baltimore Ravens.

Born Name

Edward Earl Reed Jr.

Nick Name


Ed Reed at an event in Scottsdale, Arizona in 2023
Ed Reed at an event in Scottsdale, Arizona in 2023 (Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0 DEED)

Sun Sign


Born Place

St. Rose, St. Charles Parish, Louisiana, United States





Ed Reed studied at Destrehan High School located in Destrehan, Louisiana. He played several sports including football, basketball, baseball, and track & field.

After that, he joined the University of Miami located in Coral Gables, Florida. He attended university on an athletic scholarship and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts in 2001.


Former Professional Football Player


  • Father – Edward Reed, Sr.
  • Mother – Karen
  • Siblings – He had a brother who died in a drowning accident.



Net Worth

According to, he has a net worth of $18 Million as of 2023.



Ed Reed as seen while signing a football helmet in 2012
Ed Reed as seen while signing a football helmet in 2012 (Maryland National Guard / Flickr / Public Domain)


5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm


93 kg or 205 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

  • Note – Ed Reed has a son.

Race / Ethnicity


Ed Reed is of African-American descent.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Sports a beard

Ed Reed as seen with the Baltimore Ravens in 2008
Ed Reed as seen with the Baltimore Ravens in 2008 (Keith Allison / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED)

Ed Reed Facts

  1. While at Destrehan High School, he played with the Fighting Wildcats football team and was an all-state selection at defensive back as well as a kick returner and also the New Orleans Times-Picayune District Most Valuable Defensive Player.
  2. Ed Reed recorded 83 tackles, seven interceptions, three forced fumbles, and 12 passes deflected in his senior year.
  3. During his time at Destrehan High School, he was also a noted track athlete and was a member of the state champion 4 × 100 meters relay squad. Additionally, he set a high school record throw of 56.94 meters (186 ft 10 in) in the javelin throw as well as performed in the long jump and triple jump, recording personal bests in high school of over 24 feet (7.3 m) and over 46 feet (14 m), respectively.
  4. From 1997 to 2001, he was a standout defensive back for coach Butch Davis and coach Larry Coker’s Miami Hurricanes football teams.
  5. In 2000, Ed Reed joined the Miami Hurricanes track and field team and competed as a jumper and javelin thrower. He went on to participate in the 2000 Big East Championships and placed 7th in the triple jump, setting a career-best jump of 14.58 meters (47 ft 10 in).
  6. In 2001, he was honored as the Big East Defensive Player of the Year as well as was named National Defensive Player of the Year by Football News.
  7. In the 2002 NFL Draft, he was selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the first round (24th overall). With this, he became the second safety drafted after the University of Oklahoma’s Roy Williams who was selected eighth overall by the Dallas Cowboys.
  8. Ed Reed signed a five-year, $6.18 million contract with the Baltimore Ravens on August 3, 2002.
  9. He signed a six-year, $40 million contract extension (that included a $15 million signing bonus) with the Baltimore Ravens on June 27, 2006.
  10. On March 29, 2012, he was inducted into the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame as part of its Class of 2012.
  11. He signed a three-year contract worth $15 million with $5 million guaranteed with the Houston Texans on March 22, 2013, and made his debut with the team on September 22, 2013, against the Baltimore Ravens in Baltimore.
  12. On November 14, 2013, Ed Reed signed a contract with the New York Jets. He subsequently debuted with the team on November 17, 2013, in a game against the Buffalo Bills.
  13. During his time at the university, his roommate was Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne.
  14. On May 6, 2015, he announced his retirement and signed a one-day contract on May 7 to retire as a Baltimore Raven.
  15. On January 7, 2018, Ed Reed was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
  16. In 2019, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0 DEED

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