Ndamukong Suh Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Ndamukong Suh Quick Info
Height 6 ft 4 in
Weight 142 kg
Date of Birth January 6, 1987
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Spouse Katya Leick

Ndamukong Suh is an American professional football player who is widely recognized as one of the best defensive tackles in the NFL (National Football League) and has represented the Detroit Lions (2010–2014), the Miami Dolphins (2015–2017), the Los Angeles Rams (2018), and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2019–present). He has been selected for the Pro Bowl, NFL‘s ‘All-Star Game’, 5 times, (2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016); included in the First-Team All-Pro (2010, 2013, 2014), and included in the Second-Team All-Pro (2012, 2016). He was also named ‘NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year’ in 2010 and his impactful performances in the early and mid-2010s were recognized when he was named as one among the 4 defensive tackles in the ‘NFL 2010s All-Decade Team’.

Born Name

Ndamukong Ngwa Suh

Nick Name

Chief, Ducky

Ndamukong Suh as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2019
Ndamukong Suh as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2019 (Ndamukong Suh / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, United States

Residence

Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Ndamukong had graduated from Grant High School in his hometown of Portland. He had then joined the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 2005, played college football for the institution, and graduated from there in 2009 with a degree in construction management.

Occupation

Professional American Football Player

Ndamukong Suh as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2019
Ndamukong Suh as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2019 (Ndamukong Suh / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Michael Suh (Former Semi-Pro Soccer Player, Machinist, Mechanical Engineer)
  • Mother – Bernadette (née Lennon) Suh (Elementary School Teacher)
  • Siblings – Odette Lennon Ngum Suh (Older Sister, Professional Soccer Player). He has 3 younger sisters.
  • Others – Ndamukong Suh (Paternal Great Grandfather), Kameron Chatman (Cousin) (Professional Basketball Player)

Manager

He is represented by Odette Lennon Ngum Suh, his older sister.

Position

Defensive End

Jersey Number

  • 90 – Detroit Lions
  • 93 – Miami Dolphins, Los Angeles Rams, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Build

Large

Height

6 ft 4 in or 193 cm

Weight

142 kg or 313 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ndamukong has dated –

  1. Katya Leick (2018–Present) – Ndamukong began dating real estate agent Katya Leick in early 2018 and the couple got engaged in May 2019. They got married, a year later, on May 23, 2020.
Ndamukong Suh and Katya Leick, as seen in January 2020
Ndamukong Suh and Katya Leick, as seen in January 2020 (Ndamukong Suh / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

He is of Afro-Jamaican descent on his mother’s side and Cameroonian descent on his father’s side.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Gigantic frame
  • Close-cropped hair
  • Sports a rugged beard
  • Affable smile

Brand Endorsements

Ndamukong has endorsed and promoted brands such as –

  • Nike
  • Subway
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc.
  • Omaha Steaks International, Inc.
  • Chrysler
  • Sprint Corporation
Ndamukong Suh as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020
Ndamukong Suh as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020 (Ndamukong Suh / Instagram)

Ndamukong Suh Facts

  1. His paternal great grandfather was also named Ndamukong Suh and had stood 7 ft 3 inches tall. The name Ndamukong means ‘House of Spears’ in Ngemba, a Cameroonian language.
  2. Before joining the NFL, he was one of the most decorated players in college football history. In his senior year (2009), he had won the Outland Trophy, the Lombardi Award, the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, the Chuck Bednarik Award, and the Associated Press College Football Player of the Year Award.
  3. He was also named the ‘Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year’, the ‘Big 12 Defensive Lineman of the Year’, and a ‘Unanimous All-American’. His extraordinary performances were rewarded at the 2010 NFL Draft when he was picked 2nd overall by the Detroit Lions.
  4. In 2015, when he was signed on a 6-year contract by the Miami Dolphins, for USD 114 million, he had become the most expensive defensive player ever in NFL history. The deal had catapulted him to number 16 on ‘The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes’ list, compiled annually by Forbes magazine.

Featured Image by Ndamukong Suh / Instagram

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