Matt Forte "Matthew Garrett Forte" was born on 10th December, 1985. He is currently in his age of 30.He grew up in Slidell, Louisiana where he spent his childhood. Matt is an American Footballer who plays as running back for the Chicago Bears in National Football League. He graduated from Slidell High School in 2004. He used to play as a Letterman in football and track & field.
Forte was active since from his college in football. He played NCAA Division 1 college football at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana a member Conference USA. However he played very short junior years as he suffered from injury in game against Marshall University. He won several school records which includes rushing for 2,127 yards and 23 touchdowns. He is always willing to play. He is very hardworking and versatile player. He went standout in his senior season coming off a knee injury. He was the only non-BCS athlete who was semifinalist for both the Maxwell and Doak walker Awards. He was also credited as Walter Camp player of the year.
Forte was drafted by Chicago Bears in the second round of 2008 NFL Draft. His rival was Cedric Benson while struggling in the draft. Later Cedric was released from Bears due to some legal issues. Forte has already won Sunday Night Football's 'Horse Trailer Player of the Game' award. He has always been gem to Chicago Bears. He is the first running back who rushed for over 1,000 yards in his rookie season since after Anthony Thomas. Anthony rushed for 1,183 yards in 2001. Fortes also received a vote for the National football league Rookie of the Year Award. Forte has broken many records since his start in 2008.
broken many records since his start in 2008. He received the Franchise tag by Chicago Bears that worth's $7.74 million. Forte was seen not interested in this charity so expressed his irritation and refused to sign the tender. He scored his first career high 205 yards and 1 touchdown in October 2, 2011. Forte has won many fame since his career start up. Some of Fortes good and bad achievements are FedEx Ground Player of the Week and NFC offensive player of the week.
While talking about Fortes personal life, Forte got married to his girlfriend Danielle Daniels in 2011. He has a baby daughter and he lives in Mettawa, Illinois with his family. Fortes belongs to Christianity religion and he is an American citizen by birth. He i very fun loving person and he loves to play video games in his free time. He loves playing games such as Call of Duty and Halo 3 in Xbox 360. Every fan of fortes has fortes in their fantasy league team. Fortes is very much loved by Chicago Bears fans. Matt Fortes earns more than $7.6 million a year. Fortes estimated net worth is $13 million.
He stands tall with an height of 6 feet and 2 inch. He wears number 22 jersey in his games. Fans and followers can also buy his jersey from various online stores or nflshop.com. He looks handsome in his t shirt or jersey while in field. He is very fit physically though he has suffered many injuries. Fortes is very fond of using social networking sites like facebook and twitter. Fans and followers can track his activities from twitter. His hunk posed photos and pictures can be grabbed from instagram and other wiki sites found in internet.