Willie McGinest Biography, Facts & Life Story

Willie McGinest American Football Linebacker

Quick Facts

Known For who played 15 seasons in the National Football League (NFL)


Full Name:William Lee McGinest Jr

Profession:Football Linebacker


Age:50 years old (in 2022)

Date of Birth:December 11, 1971

Birthplace:Long Beach, California, United States


Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m)

Weight:122 kg (270 lbs)

Chest:43 inches

Waist:34 inches


Biceps:16 inches

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Black

A former American football linebacker, William Lee McGinest Jr. who is known for playing 15 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He was also drafted by the New England Patriots’ 4th overall in the 1994 NFL Draft. He has been in this field since his college days as he played football at USC at his college.


From 1990 to 1993, the football player, McGinest played football at the University of Southern California. He wore the number 55. Also, he earned all-conference honors three straight years and All-American acclaim.

During his senior year, he was a Lombardi Award finalist. Also, he earned All-American and All-Pac-10 Conference honors.

Willie McGinest completed his collegiate career with 193 tackles (134 solos), 29 sacks (171 yards), 48 tackles for loss (238 yards), and 26 passes batted away. McGinest received a degree in public administration from USC in 1994.

In 2006, McGinest also contracted with the Cleveland Browns, head coach Romeo Crennel, a Patriots’ defensive coordinator during his stunts in New England. However, McGinest made his prolific career and has earned a lot of rewards and honors in his sports career.


He is notable for his NFL records- Most career postseason sacks (16), Most sacks in a playoff game: 4.5 (2005), and gained famed for having Patriots franchise records- Most fumble return touchdowns (2) (tied with 5 others.

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Willie McGinest Education

Qualification: Long Beach Polytechnic High School, University of Southern California

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Willie McGinest Career

Profession: Football Linebacker

Known For: who played 15 seasons in the National Football League (NFL)

Salary: Under Review

Net Worth: $12 Million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Willie McGinest

Mother: Joyce McGinest

Sister(s): Tanisha McGinest, Lisa Giles

Marital Status: Married

Spouse: Gloriana Clark

Children: 2

Daughter(s): Halie, Rylie

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Hobbies: Painting, Dancing

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Destination: Germany

Favorite Color: Blue, Brown

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