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Antonio Gates

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Birthday
18, 1980
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
18, 1980 (age 38)
Birthplace
Detroit, MI

About

All-Pro NFL tight end who became one of the top offensive weapons for the San Diego Chargers soon after joining the team in 2003. He was selected to the NFL Pro Bowl in eight consecutive seasons from 2004 to 2011.

Before Fame

He earned Mr. Basketball of Michigan honors in high school and went on to play college basketball at Kent State.

Trivia

Despite never playing football in college, his breakout NFL campaign came in just his second season, where he caught 81 passes for 964 yards and 13 touchdowns.

Family Life

He married model Sasha Gates in 2011. They have two children, Ayla and Aven. 

Associated With

He was joined by quarterback Philip Rivers on the Chargers in 2004.