Steve Gleason; Age, Wife, Kids, Retire

Steve Gleason was signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2000. He retired from the NFL after eight seasons in 2008.

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Bio & Family
Name Steve Gleason
Birth Name Stephen Michael Gleason
DOB March 19, 1977
Place of Birth Spokane, Washington, United States
Age 42
Father’s Name Mike Gleason
Mother’s Name Gail Gleason
Siblings One 
Brother/s Kyle Gleason
Sister/s NA
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
High School Gonzaga Preparatory School
College/University Washington State University
Career & Net Worth
Profession Sports Personality
Career 2000-2006
Known For NFL, New Orleans Saints
Net Worth $1 Million
Salary NA
Notable Credits Was honored with a Congressional Gold Medal for his contributions to ALS awareness on January 15, 2020
Personal Life
Gay/Lesbian No
Relationship Status Married
Husband/Wife Michel Varisco Gleason
Boyfriend/Girlfriend NA
Engaged NA
Wedding Date May 16, 2008
Children One
Son/s Rivers Gleason
Daughter/s Not Yet
Divorce Not Yet
Body Measurements
Height 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 meters)
Weight 212 lbs (96 kg)
Measurements NA
Shoe Size NA
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown
  • Steve revealed that he was battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease) in 2011. His experiences with the disease were even featured in the 2016 documentary Gleason. 
  • He received the 2015 George Halas Award from the Pro Football Writers Association.
  • He earned consecutive defensive MVP awards as a linebacker in the Greater Spokane League (GSL), while at high school.