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Percy Harvin Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Percival Percy Harvin III is an American famous football player, who was in Chesapeake, Virginia, the USA where after his father’s departure, he lived with his mother and his older sister, Lintera. He is most known for his current position as a wide receiver with the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). Harvin has been involved in football since his school days. His professional career started in 2009 after he graduated from college.

Who is Percy Harvin?

Who is Percy Harvin
Who is Percy Harvin

William Percy Harvin III is a former American football wide receiver. He played college football at Florida when the Gators won the BCS National Championship in 2006 and 2008 and was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft.

Individual Life

Percy Harvin Individual Life

Percy Harvin was born on 28th May 1988, He is 34 years old as of 2022. He seems enough tall with his height which is 180 in centimetres and 5’11” in feet & inches. He maintains himself very fit and healthy with a weight of 91 in kilograms and 200 lbs in pounds. Percy was born and raised up in Chesapeake, Virginia, USA, and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. He is born to his father William Percival Harvin, Jr., and his mother Linda Harvin.

Harvin was born to William Percival Harvin, Jr. and wife Linda in Chesapeake, Virginia, where after his father’s departure, he lived with his mother and his older sister, Lintera.

His mother, Linda, ran a daycare out of their home as Harvin helped with the children. Harvin’s mother ran track at Princess Anne High School in Virginia Beach and later coached an AAU track team. His sister, Lintera, ran track, both at Salem High School in Virginia Beach and at Eastern Michigan University.

As a child, Harvin was a gifted athlete whose prowess was first noted as a six-year-old flag football participant. At the age of 13, he played for coach Bruce Pearl and the Virginia Beach Mustangs Pop Warner football team, leading the team to a national championship.

Full NameWilliam Percival Harvin III
NicknamePercy
ProfessionRugby Player
Language KnownEnglish
Date Of Birth28 May 1988
Age34 years old as of 2022
BirthplaceChesapeake, Virginia, USA
HometownChesapeake, Virginia, USA
NationalityAmerican
Star Sign/ Zodiac SignGemini
Sexual orientationStraight

Physical Appearance

Percy Harvin Physical Appearance
Percy Harvin Physical Appearance

This athlete stands tall at a height of 5 feet 11 inches. Rohit weighs around 91 kilos. Similarly, he has a well-maintained body physique measuring 41-32-15 inches including his chest-waist-biceps. Additionally, he has a set of Dark Brown eyes and his hair is also of black colour.

Height in Centimetres: 181 cm
In Meters: 1.81 m
in Inches: 5’11”
Weightin Kilograms: 91 kg
in Pounds: 200 lbs
Body Measurement (approx)Chest: 41
Waist: 32
Biceps: 15
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack

Family

His mother, Linda, ran a daycare out of their home as Harvin helped with the children. Harvin’s mother ran track at Princess Anne High School in Virginia Beach and later coached an AAU track team. His sister, Lintera, ran track, both at Salem High School in Virginia Beach and at Eastern Michigan University.

FatherWilliam Percival Harvin, Jr.
MotherLinda Harvin
SiblingsLintera Harvin
Percy Harvin with his mother
Percy Harvin with his mother
Percy Harvins girlfriend Janine Williams
Percy Harvins girlfriend Janine Williams

The sportsman has been in a long-term relationship with Janine Williams. The two started dating during their studies at the University of Florida. But she didn’t become his wife officially. Percy has been raising an adorable son Jaden Harvin with her. He was born in 2013. Although the couple has been together for a long time, Percy and Janine decided to split up and live separately.

Marital statusUnmarried
WifeJanine Williams (Separated)
SonJaden Harvin

Education

From early childhood, Percy showed high results in sports. He was always in great shape. His talents were noticed by couches, and when he was 13 years old, Harvin performed in the field, leading the team to a national championship.

During his studies at Landstown High School in Virginia Beach, the young boy demonstrated his speed in football and excellent skills.

Harvin attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he played from 2006 to 2008. He was named a key offensive player during the Gators’ national championship season.

SchoolLandstown High School
CollegeUniversity of Florida

Career/ Journey

As of his career, he started his career from his school days. He has ranked number one overall by Rivals.com as one of the top recruits in the 2006 high school class and the number two receiver by Scout.com. His high school athletic career was not without controversy despite his accomplishments.

In his junior football season for unsportsmanlike conduct, he served a one-game suspension and was also suspended for the final two regular-season games as a senior. After that, he was suspended from athletic competition by the VHSL because of using inappropriate language during a game against First Colonial High School.

He ranks as one of the greatest high school athletes to come out of the Hampton Roads area despite these missteps. Percy led Landstown High School to three consecutive Group AAA Division 6 state football championship games. At the 2005 Virginia Class AAA state meet, he became the first athlete in 69 years to capture five state titles.

On September 2nd, 2006, he made his collegiate debut for the Florida Gators against the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles. In 2007, he started as a receiver for the Gators and recorded 3 receptions for 53 yards and a touchdown in the season opener. While earning second-team honors as a receiver, he earned All-SEC first-team honors as an all-purpose player.

In March 2008, he was named to the Heisman Trophy contenders list and to the preseason All-American list. He announced he would forgo his remaining college eligibility on January 15th, 2009, and participate in the 2009 NFL Draft. He signed a five-year contract worth up to $14.5 million on August 3rd, 2009 for the Minnesota Vikings.

Due to illness, he did not participate in the 2009 NFL Rookie Symposium and also missed the team’s first three practices. He passed out during practice due to a migraine attack on August 19th, 2010, and was taken to a local hospital in an ambulance. On the following day, he was discharged from the hospital but remained on the sidelines in practice.

He had three games with over 100 yards receiving in the first six games of the 2012 season. He was placed on an injured reserve with an ankle injury on December 6th, 2012. On March 11th, 2013, The Minnesota Vikings traded him to the Seattle Seahawks. He signed a one-year, $6 million contract with the Buffalo Bills on March 18th, 2015.

On November 7th, he was placed on injured reserve and his season ended with 19 catches on 30 targets with an additional 31 rushing yards on five attempts. He announced his retirement from the NFL on April 15th, 2016 stating that he needed time to recover from injury.

He signed a one-year contract with the Buffalo Bills on November 1st, 2016 coming out of retirement to re-join the team. He announced his retirement from the NFL for the second time in his career on March 14th, 2017.

Net Worth & Salary

Following the 2009 NFL Draft, Harvin signed a five-year contract worth up to $14.5 million with the Minnesota Vikings and went on to have a great first year in which he eventually succeeded being named as AP NFL Rookie of the year, and PFWA offensive rookie of the year.

In 2013, he was traded to the Seattle Seahawks where he signed a new six-year contract worth $25.5 million and was in their Super Bowl-winning team that season.

However, in 2014 Harvin was traded to New York Jets where he also had a successful time on the field. He then signed a one-year contract with the Buffalo Bills in 2015 and has been playing for the team since. His high-value contract in big teams has added to his present net worth.

Net Worth$18 million
Per Year$ 4,00,000
Per Month$ 32,000
Per Week$ 8,000
Per Day$ 1140
Per Hour$ 0.3

Social Media Presence

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