Steve Gleason: Family, Spouse, Children, Dating, Net Worth, Nationality and More

Biography - A Short Wiki

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Steve Gleason is a former American football player. He played as a safety in the National Football League. He was first signed by Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent. He then signed for the New Orleans Saints were he continued to play through the 2007 season. After becoming a free agent in 2008, he retired from the NFL after playing for eight seasons. In 2001, he was battling ALS, and his experiences were captured over five years. The recorded videos were then featured in his documentary “Gleason.”

Career Highlights

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Steve Gleason started his professional career in 2000. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by Indianapolis Colts. He did not get to play a competitive match for them as he was released after the preseason. He was then signed by New Orleans Saints in November and placed in their practice squad. He was the 191st pick of the 2001 XFL Draft when he was chosen by Birmingham Thunderbolts.

Family and Personal Life

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Steve Gleason is married to Michel Varisco Gleason since 2008. The couple has a son and a daughter. Their names are Rivers and Gray. When they came to know about the first pregnancy, it had been six weeks since Steve was first diagnosed with ALS. His bout with ALS was recorded over a period of five years.

Family Information
Wife's/Spouse's NameMichel Varisco Gleason (m. 2008)
Children/KidsYes (Rivers Gleason, Gray Gleason)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusMarried

Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameStephen Michael Gleason
Gender (Biological)Male
Age (as of today)45 years
Date of BirthMarch 19, 1977
Place of BirthSpokane, Washington, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Height1.8 m, 5 feet 11 inches
Weight96 kg, 211.5 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$2 Million
OccupationProfessional American Football Player

Height, Weight, and Age

Steve Gleason's height is above average measuring 1.8 m. Boasting a weight of 96 kg. Being born on March 19, 1977, translates to an age of 45 years as of todays date (August 20, 2022).

Quotes

Many ALS patients end up fading away quietly and dying. For me, this was not OK. I did not want to fade away quietly.

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ALS does not affect cognitive process. Stephen Hawking, one of smartest people on the planet, has ALS. It rarely affects the eyes. It doesn’t affect senses like hearing, taste and touch.

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I think about death all the time. I think that’s a good thing because we’re all going to die, and the only thing we can control is how we are and what we’re doing in the meantime.

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Does anyone know if Lamborghini makes wheelchair vehicles? If not, I want to change that.

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The film ‘The Diving Bell and the Butterfly,’ based the book of the same name, has a line that enlightens and comforts me. The protagonist, who has lost all ability to move except one eye, discusses his role as a father. He notes, ‘Even a fraction of a father is still a father.’

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