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Travis Michael Kelce

Current Location:: Kansas City, Clay County, Missouri, United States
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Private and Private
Brother of Jason Kelce

Occupation: American football player
Managed by: Private User
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About Travis Kelce

Travis Kelce is an American football tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He was selected by the Chiefs in the third round of the 2013 NFL draft and later won Super Bowls LIV, LVII, and LVIII with the team. He played college football for the Cincinnati Bearcats.

Considered one of the greatest tight ends of all time, Kelce is a nine-time Pro Bowler and a seven-time All-Pro, with 4 first-team and 3 second-team selections. He holds the NFL records for most consecutive and most overall seasons with 1,000 receiving yards by a tight end: seven. He holds the record for most receiving yards by a tight end in a single season with 1,416 in 2020, despite playing in only 15 games. During the 2022 season, Kelce became the fifth NFL tight end to reach 10,000 career receiving yards and reached the milestone faster than any tight end in NFL history. Kelce was named to the NFL 2010s All-Decade Team. During the 2023 season, he surpassed Jerry Rice in career playoff receptions en route to Super Bowl LVIII, his fourth Super Bowl appearance in five seasons.

Outside of football, Kelce has appeared on reality and scripted television and in advertisements. He co-hosts the podcast New Heights with his brother Jason, covering topics from football to popular culture. Kelce's relationship with singer-songwriter Taylor Swift has drawn massive media coverage and stimulated viewership and revenue for his team and its league. (Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sources

  • Child, Christopher C. "Find Out How Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce are Distantly Related." New England Historical & Genealogical Society, published 2 February 2024. < link > Accessed 3 February 2024.
  • McMullen, John. "Jason Kelce Clears up Surname Confusion." Sports Illustrated, published 15 July 2021. < link > Accessed 30 September 2023.
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  • "Travis Kelce." Wikipedia, revision of 17 March 2024. < link > Accessed 18 March 2024.
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Travis Kelce's Timeline

1989
October 5, 1989
Cleveland Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States