Quick Facts of James Conner
- Full NameJames Conner
- Net Worth$1.74 million
- Date of Birth05 May, 1995
- Marital Status Dating
- BirthplaceErie, Pennsylvania
- Ethnicity Black
- Religion Christian
- ProfessionRuby player
- Nationality American
- Active Year2013-present
- Eye colour Black
- Hair colour Black
- Height1.88 m
- Horoscope Taurus
If you love watching sports then you might be familiar with a world-famous sports game, American football (Rugby) and in this article, we talk about an American Footballer James Conner. Conner played college football running back for Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL.
Conner was awarded as AFCA first-team All-American honors. From where he started his career? For more information about his personal and professional life proceed through an article written below.
James Conner was born as James Earl Conner on May 5, 1995, in Erie, Pennsylvania, USA. He is the son of Glen Conner Sr. and Kelly Patterson. James was the youngest of all five brothers and his brothers are Glen Conner, Richard Conner, Michael Conner, and Rico Conner. More to that, Richard and Michael are his biological brothers, while Rico is his stepbrother from his mother’s second marriage.
James attended McDowell High School in Erie, Pennsylvania. He played college football at the University of Pittsburgh in August 2012.
Rose to Fame
James started his career from the University of Pittsburgh as a fresh footballer in 2013. He played as Panthera footballer for four years and was named ACC Players of the year. Also, he was awarded as AFCA first-team All-American honors at the end of 2014 season.
Furthermore, his professional career started in 2017 when he attended the NFL Scouting Combine, on the third attempt round(105th overall). Conner was picked as eighth running back for Pittsburgh Steelers. At the movement of time, his jersey was at the top-selling list of July, despite many rockers players like Marshawn Lynch, Von Miller, Dark Prescott, and Tom Brady.
Girlfriend- Sarah Quinn
Pittsburgh Running Back is in a relationship with a lovely blonde lady Sarah Quinn. The couple started a romantic relationship back in 2015. James’ girlfriend was a former cheerleader at Pittsburgh Steelers and later she worked as a nurse. The couple first met at the University of Pittsburgh during college time. Ever since they started dating, the two have been loyal to each other and there are no rumors of their separation.
The couple is enjoying each other company and appears together on several occasions and seminars. Besides the relationship with Sarah, there is no information about his other affairs. Nevertheless, the duo is happy with each other and their relationship is eyebolt of media and fans.
Conner announced that he suffered from Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, on December 4, 2015. Despite suffering from cancer, he said “I choose to not fear cancer…I will play football again.” Moreover, he underwent 12 rounds of chemotherapy and his last chemotherapy appointment was completed on May 9, 2016. Later on May 23, 2016, he tweeted on Twitter saying, he was cancer-free.
24 years old, Running back player has a net worth of $1.74 million as per January 2020. The player earned such a hefty amount from his career as a professional football player. In addition, he also earns big paycheque through contracts and endorsements deals.
It is aspected that he will get a cap hit of $935K in this year 2020 and he is one of the highest-paid Steelers players. Furthermore, we can imagine that his net worth will rise year by year with his hardworking, and dedication towards his work.