Eriq Michael George is the son of former American football player Eddie George and his wife, Tamara Johnson. The celebrity child was born in 2005 in Nashville, Tennessee. Eriq Michael George has one older sibling named Jaire David, who also played football, but his career was marked with injuries.
Education and Passion
Eriq Michael George attended Montgomery Bell Academy, where he played American football as a defensive end. He started playing as a running back, but his coach told him to move to the defensive end, and he loved it. Eriq wants to play football, make a name for himself, and not walk in his father’s shadows.
As a senior at Montgomery, Eriq received offers from several institutions, but his father warned him not to join Jackson State; he had a personal issue with the college and did not wish his son to end up there. Eriq committed to Tennessee State University, where he plays under his father. Hopefully, he will have a great college football career.
Personal Life and Career
Eriq Michael George has not revealed if he is dating anyone. Regarding his career, Eriq has not started working, but he might prefer a career as a professional American football since he is passionate about the game.
Eriq’s father attended Fork Union Military Academy and Abington Senior High School, and he was active on the football team. He then joined Ohio State University, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture. Eriq’s father continued playing football in college as a running back.
In the 1996’s NFL Draft, Houston Oilers picked Eddie George; in his first year, Eriq’s father won the Rookie of the Year Award. For seven years, Eddie played as a starting tailback for Houston Oilers. For four years, Eriq’s father made it to the NFL All-Star team; in his later years, injuries led to Eddie’s decline in productivity.
The Oilers released him in 2004 due to his multiple injuries and for declining to take a pay cut. Eriq’s father signed a one-year contract with Dallas Cowboys and retired from active football in 2006. Eddie George is currently the head coach of the Tennessee State Tigers. Eriq’s father made it to the final four in 2021’s Pro Football Hall of Fame list.
In his personal life, Eriq’s father has had romantic relationships with at least two women; there are no details about his first partner, but they had one son. Eddie then married Tamara Johnson, and they are the biological parents of Eriq Michael George.
How Wealthy is Eriq Michael George’s Father?
Eriq Michael’s father has made a lot of wealth through his football career; he earned an excellent annual salary and is now receiving four hundred thousand dollars annually. Some sources quote Eriq’s father’s net worth to be approximately 2 million dollars, and probably Eriq lives a comfortable life given how wealthy his father is.
Eriq Michael George is on Twitter and Instagram but doesn’t post as much; his Instagram page has only 2 posts and is followed by close to 2k followers. Eriq’s Instagram handle is @er1q.0