Sean Lee was a former American football linebacker. Sean Lee is known for being a great tackling machine. In fact, he played eleven years with Dallas Cowboys during his professional football career. Sean announced recently that he will be retiring from football in 2022. Sean Lee is worth approximately $35 million, as of 2022.
|Full Name||Sean Patrick Lee|
|Your Birth Date||July 22, 1986|
|The Birthplace||Pittsburgh, PA, U. S.|
Sean Lee was born 22 July 1986 in Pittsburg Pennsylvania. His parents were Craig and Geralyn. Sean also has a younger brother, Conor. Conor was the University of Pittsburgh’s placekicker. Alexander is his sister. Alexander was also a student-athlete at Upper St. Clair High. Donald J. Lee, his grandfather was the Federal Judge of the United States District Court in the Western District of Pennsylvania.
Sean Lee’s Early Career
Sean actively participated in many sports during his time at Upper St. Clair High School. He won the District title as a basketball player with an average score of 21.2 points and 3.2 assists. Lee could play basketball well, but football was his forte. He had 95 tackles and 1240 yards of receiving, which was a record for high school.
After graduating from high school, he enrolled at Pennsylvania State University. As an outside linebacker, he joined the Nittany Lions. Two consecutive seasons he played for the team. Sean played well with the team during his junior years. With 138 tackles, Sean was 2nd in the team.
Lee was enjoying an excellent game when he suffered a major injury: ACL to the right knee. In spite of the injury, Lee was elected to the team as captain in 2008. However, he stopped rehabbing later and became an assistant coach to undergraduate students.
Sean Lee Net Worth & Professional Career
The Dallas Cowboys chose Sean as their second pick in the NFL Draft. The team didn’t select him in the first round because of his injury history. On June 23, 2010, after signing a 4-year contract, he was included officially in the Cowboys.
He was elevated to the position of inside linebacker by the Cowboys in 2011. In his debut game against New York Jets, he played for the Cowboys. Mark Sanchez was intercepted by him in the third interception of Mark Sanchez’s career. The third week saw him total 36 tackles and 2 interceptions. He also recovered 2 fumbles.
Lee sustained an injury while playing against Philadelphia Eagles in game 7 of 2011. In the first quarter of the game, he dislocated his left wrist when his hand hit with Michael Vick’s helmet. In 7 games, he had 51 tackles.
Sean was a great defensive leader in 2012, when he had a stellar game. His total tackle count was 131. The Cowboys extended his contract to six years on August 24, 2013. The Cowboys extended his contract to six years on August 24, 2013. He was a solid player during 2013, when he had 52 tackles, and three interceptions.
Lee looked in his best condition until May 27, when he tore the ACL again. The injury occurred after Zack Martin, an offensive player blocked him. He was placed on the injured reserve. He had 16 tackles in his game against Philadelphia Eagles during the 2015 season. He played in 14 games, finishing the 2015 season with 128 total tackles. However, he was unable to play due to injury to his hamstring.
On March 24, 2020, Sean was signed by the Cowboys for a one year contract. He was however placed on the injured reserve after undergoing sports hernia treatment. For six weeks, he had to rest. Sean was able to return to the field in October 31. He played 9 games and recorded 20 tackles. Lee officially retired as a football player on April 26, 2022.
Sean Lee Personal Life
Sean Lee has been married to Megan McShane. Megan McShane, his wife of six years, was the one to whom he tied the knot on March 22, 2014. Lee is married to Megan McShane for six years and we still haven’t heard of any disagreements in their relationship.
Sean Lee net worth
Sean Lee is a multi-millionaire who has amassed a fortune of approximately $35 million in 2022. The majority of this wealth is due to his football success. Lee signed a huge amount with the Cowboys. After his 2013 contract extension, he received $42 million and $3.49million respectively. Spotrac reports that Sean earned $51,145 578 over his 11 NFL seasons.