Saquon Barkley Age, Height, Net Worth, Wife, Wiki, Contracts

Saquon Barkley

Saquon Barkley became a football sensation when he was listed as one of the most-paid athletes by Forbes in 2019. A football rookie who gained fame early in his career is a top prospect in American football.

Saquon Barkley is an American football running back currently playing for the New York Giants of the NFL. He played college football at Penn State Nittany Lions Football for three seasons, gaining 5,557 all yards.

The football running back came fourth in the Heisman Trophy 2017 and received multiple national and Big Ten Conference awards. He set numerous records, like most career-rising touchdowns (49) and most total yards in a single game.

Thus, it should not come as a surprise when Forbes in 2019 listed Saquon in the top 100 of the World’s highest-paid athletes. And that too at the age of 27.

Barkley is having an excellent 2022 season. He leads the Giants in rushing yards (1,083) and receptions (42). Saquon currently stands in the sixth position in the NFL with 1,344 scrimmage yards. Before looking at why Barkley gained so much fame at an early age, here are some quick facts about Barkley.

Quick Facts

Full NameSaquon Rasul Quevis Barkley
Birth PlaceBronx, New York
Birth DateFebruary 9, 1997
Nick NameSaquon Barkley
Father’s NameAlibay Barkley
Mother’s NameTonya Johnson
SiblingsAli, Rashard, Shaquona, and Aliyah Barkley
Age27 Years Old
Height6’0″/1.83 m/ 183 cm
Weight106 kg/233 lb
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBrown
Marital StatusUnmarried
ChildJada Clare Barkley
GirlfriendAnna Congdon
ProfessionFootball player
Net Worth$40 million 

Saquon Barkley Early Life, Family And Education

Saquon Barkley was born on February 9, 1997, in the Bronx, New York, to supporting parents Alibay Barkley and Tonya Johnson. Furthermore, Saquan is one of five children of his parents.

Unsurprisingly, Barkley is not the only athlete in his family. His father, Alibay, was a gifted boxer until his injury halted his career. He was only 19 when he was arrested on a gun charge and spent a year in Rikers Island prison. His uncle, Iran Barkley, is a three-time award-winning boxer.

Saquoan and his family relocated to the Pennsylvania town of Bethlehem in the Lehigh Valley in search of a safe community. They were rich even though they were immigrants.

Following their son’s selection by the New York Giants, his parents were pleased to know that he was living nearby while playing professional football. Saquon’s father admits that leaving the Bronx was one of the best decisions he made in his life.

In an interview with AFMZ, his mother, Tonya, said that her son will gain from the game not just for himself but also for his family and close friends. Saquan’s younger brother Alibay Jr. is a star baseball player at George Washington High School in New York City and later got drafted by the Los Angeles Angels.

Saquon Barkley age
Saquon Barkley


Saquon attended Whitehall High School in Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania. He played for his high school team from his sophomore to senior year.

During this time, he rushed 3,646 yards with 63 touchdowns. And subsequently, this earned Barkley a four-star recruit to Pennsylvania State University.

While attending Penn State, he also participated in world-class education. Barkley knows that he cannot play football forever. As his position is running back, the average career for it is shorter than in any other place.

Therefore he is doing the second thing he loves to do. He is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Communications. A communication degree is just one way of staying close to football.

Balancing his grades is not a big problem for him. In an interview, his coach James Franklin said that Barkley’s GPA is over 3.0, and he was named the team’s “Leadership Council” during his sophomore.

Moreover, Saquon has a record of participating in more than 2,000 hours of community service. However, he dropped out during his studies due to conflicting schedules.

In 2018, he declared that he would return to Penn State. Penn State holds a special place for Saquon Barkley, as he met his girlfriend and the mother of his daughter there.

In an interview, Barkley said that he wants his daughter to be proud of him and show that he is much more than just a football player. His talent is not limited only to football. At Whitehall, he also played track and field and basketball. Furthermore, Barkley has won gold medals in the long jump and 100-meter dash, setting its record.

Saquon Barkley net worth
Saquon Barkley

Saquon BarkleyNet Worth

There is no doubt that Barkley is famous and successful after checking his stats with the Giants. After signing a four-year deal worth $31.2 million with the Giants, his net worth is estimated to be $40 million.

Saquon Barkley also generates $4.5 million from endorsement deals like Nike, Pepsi, Visa, Toyota, Bose, and Dunkin Donuts. Therefore, it is unsurprising that Forbes called Barkley a “marketing darling.” The football player currently resides in Pennsylvania, United States, and owns a lavish house with various expensive cars.

Saquan Barkley Wife, Marriage

Saquon Barkley has been in a relationship with his beautiful girlfriend, Anna Congdon. They met in college as Anna Congdon also attended Penn State.

Anna came into the limelight in 2017 when she started dating Barkley, But most importantly, she was the highlight of many news articles when Congdon and Barkley welcomed their daughter, Jada Clare Barkley. Anna was only 19 when she became a mother.

Nonetheless, even after becoming a mother, Congdon received her degree in nursing. Not only is she a loving girlfriend and a devoted mother, but she is also an Instagram influencer.

Not only is Anna attractive and intelligent, but she is also athletic. Standing 167 cm, she has always been interested in sports. She played basketball for her high school team.

Saquon Barkley Personality

People close to Saquon describe him as hardworking, adaptable, and humble. A man with natural leadership and ethics, he has an excellent talent for management in his life.

It is without a doubt that he is a family man. In 2018, when his girlfriend was set to deliver their baby in Pennsylvania, he was listed for the NFL draft and presented in New York.

Barkley said he would have stayed with his girlfriend in an interview if he had to choose. But thankfully, he didn’t have to choose, as Anna gave birth to their daughter two days before the NFL draft.

The American football running back says this is the best draft story. Two dreams came together at once. Moreover, Barkley appreciates his parents’ sacrifices and is ready to do the same for his daughter.

His mother, Tonya, is his number 1 fan and doesn’t miss a single game. His mother also persuaded him to consider a backup plan for the future.