Calijah Kancey Net Worth

Calijah Kancey is an American professional football defensive end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFL. He played college football at Pittsburgh and was named the 2022 ACC Defensive Football Player of the Year. Kancey was the No. 19 overall pick by the Buccaneers in the 2023 NFL Draft. His net worth is $6 million.

Here we bring Calijah Kancey’s net worth, contract, salary, earnings, biography, girlfriend, and more.

Calijah Kancey’s Biography and Career

Calijah Demetrius Kancey was born on March 1, 2001, in Miami, Florida, U.S.

He attended Miami Northwestern Senior High School and played football there. He recorded 200 tackles in the final two years of his high school career. Calijah committed to Pittsburgh to play college football.

College Career

Calijah played college football for the Pittsburgh Panthers from 2019-2022. As a true freshman in 2019, the defensive end played only one game and took a redshirt.

As a redshirt freshman in 2020, Calijah played in 11 games. Among those, he started the final four games of the season. He recorded 27 tackles and 1.5 sacks.

Calijah Kancey became the regular starter for Pittsburgh in 2021 and 2022. In 2021, he became the First-team All-ACC. He recorded 35 tackles and seven sacks.

After a magnificent season in 2022, Calijah was named the ACC Defensive Player of the Year and became a unanimous All-American. He finished the season with 31 tackles, 7.5 sacks, and 14.5 tackles for loss which led the nation for interior defenders.

Professional Career

Calijah Kancey was the 19th overall pick by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 2023 NFL Draft.

Calijah Kancey’s Net Worth, Salary, Career Earnings, and Contract

2023 NFL Draft 19th overall Calijah Kancey’s net worth is $6 million. The Buccaneers’ defensive end is at the beginning of his professional NFL career and has already accumulated a considerable amount after signing his rookie contract.

According to several sources, Calijah signed a four-year rookie contract with the Buccaneers, worth an estimated $14,493,475. The contract came with a $7.54 million signing bonus and a 2023 cap of $2.63 million.

He also earns a good chunk from endorsements and sponsorship deals. He has over 22k followers on his Instagram.

Personal Info

Full NameCalijah Demetrius Kancey
Current ClubTampa Bay Buccaneers 
NFL Draft2023, Round 1, Pick 19
PositionDefensive End
Shirt No.94
Date of BirthMarch 1, 2001
Age 22
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 281 lb (127kg)
BirthplaceMiami, Florida, U.S.
Nationality American
Net Worth$6 million
Relationship StatusUnknown/Single
Instagram @_ckancey8


Buccaneers defensive end Calijah doesn’t share information about his love life. He appears to be single.


Born on March 1, 2001, he is 22 years old.


He is 185 cm (6 ft 1 in).


He is 281 lb (127kg).


  • Unanimous All-American (2022)
  • ACC Defensive Player of the Year (2022)
  • 2× First-team All-ACC (2021, 2022)


What is Calijah Kancey’s Net Worth?

In 2023, his net worth is $6 million.

How much is his rookie contract worth for the Buccaneers?

Estimated $14,493,475 four-year rookie contract.

Which college did he play for?


Who was the 2023 NFL Draft 19th Overall?

Calijah Kancey.

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