American football long snapper, Andrew East is currently working as a free agent. Prior to this, he played for various teams like Kansas City Chiefs, Seattle Seahawks, Oakland Raiders and Los Angeles Rams. East is married to his longtime girlfriend who is a former athlete and an Olympic gold medalist. His wife went through a miscarriage in her first pregnancy.
Early Life and Education
Andrew East was born on 17th September 1991 in Indianapolis, Indiana under the birth sign Virgo. East is American as per nationality, and as far as his ethnicity is concerned, he is White. His parents, Guy and Marsha East raised him with his three brothers Guy Jr., James and Grant and one sister, Christine.
East attended North Central High School. He then studied at Owen Graduate School of Management. Later, he graduated from Vanderbilt University where he was a part of Vanderbilt Commodores football program.
Andrew East began his playing career in 2015. He signed with the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2015 NFL Drafts. After playing for some months, he left the team.
In 2016, he signed a contract with Seattle Seahawks as a future free agent. On 24th March 2016, East was abandoned from the team.
The same year, he joined Oakland Raiders and was waived after some months. In 2017, he signed with Los Angeles Rams and left soon.
On 28th June 2017, Oakland Raiders signed him for the second time. In September, he was waived again for some unknown reasons.
Andrew East married Shawn Johnson on 16th April 2016 in an intimate ceremony.
Johnson is American former artistic gymnast who is an Olympic gold medalist. The couple started dating after meeting for the first time while both of them were working in their respective fields.
Soon after the marriage, the couple had to go outside the country for their matches due to which they could not spend much time together. East’s wife went through a miscarriage in her first pregnancy, one of their toughest moments of their life.
Andrew East, 26, has the height of 6 feet2 inches (1.88m). East who started playing right from his school days has an estimated net worth of million. However, the exact amount is not yet confirmed. He earns an annual salary of $510k from his career.
East earned a good sum from the various contract with several teams. His highest-paid signing was $10.2 million for a two-year deal with the Oakland Raiders in 2017.