With a football career that spanned over twelve years, Troy Polamalu is a former successful American footballer who played for Pittsburgh Steelers. Today, Polamalu enjoys his retired life with his wife while raising their two children.
Troy Polamalu Married To Theodora Holmes
Retired footballer Troy Polamalu indeed quit his career to contribute his time to his beloved family. Well, besides his religion, the California native has also been able to spend much of his time with his wife and children since his retirement in 2015.
Polamalu is married to a fellow devout Christian wife, Theodora Holmes who also hails from a background in football and attended USC just like her husband. And, Polamalu has been religiously loyal to his wife Holmes since the love birds married in 2005.
As for Troy's in-laws, his wife is the daughter of Mike Holmes who played football for the University of Michigan. Likewise, his brothers-in-law aka his wife's brothers are also footballers, Alex Holmes and Khaled holmes, a former college athlete nominee of 2013 for Sports Illustrated.
Troy Polamalu & Theo Holmes Shares Two Sons
Both Alex and Khaled played for USC. Not to mention, Troy indeed met Theo through her brothers and even asked Khaled Holmes for permission to ask his sister out on a date.
In addition, Troy and his wife are super religious which is why they converted to Orthodox Christianity in 2007. Polamalu and Holmes also bestowed their children with Orthodox Christian names.
Polamalu and Holmes are proud parents of Paisios Polamalu who is named after Saint Paisios the Great of Egypt and Ephraim Polamalu who is named after Saint Ephraim the Syrian. Today, Polamalu's sweet family of four reside in San Diego, California.
Net Worth & Earning of Troy Polamalu
Troy Polamalu himself claims that he was named Troy by God for a reason citing he was born to come to USC and play for the college's Trojans football team. Polamalu has been playing football since his early days and was easily selected since his freshmen year of college.
While still in college, Troy was drafted by the NFL and discontinued his college before joining back in 2011 to finish his academics degree. Throughout his ups and downs football career that gave him several injuries, Polamalu, known for his signature long and curly hair, played for Pittsburgh Steelers.
The athlete is estimated to hold a net worth of more than $30 million. Not to mention, with his wealth, Troy has been able to buy a Spanish-styled mansion worth $9 million for his family.
Quick Facts of Troy Polamalu
- Graduate of Douglas High School.
- Attended the University of Southern California where he attained a Bachelor's degree in History in 2011.
- Son of Suila Polamalu.
- Polamalu is of Samoan descent.
- Raised with siblings including Lupe Aumua, Tria Aumua, Sheila Aumua, and Sakio Aumua.
- Grew up in Oregon where he lived with his uncle & aunt after begging his parents to stay there after a summer visit.
- Polamalu's Hall of Fame Induction celebration was postponed to August 2021 from 2020.
- Troy's children are Greek, Black, White, and Cherokee from their mother's side.
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