Andrew East (birth name – Andrew Dean East) is an American football long snapper who was part of many NFL teams, including the Washington Redskins, Kansas City Chiefs, and Seattle Seahawks.
East also played college football at Vanderbilt. He is currently a free agent.
East was born on September 17, 1991, in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
His mother used to be a cheerleader, while his father played football when he was younger.
Andrew has one sister named Christine, and three brothers named Grant, James, and Guy.
He attended the North Central High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. During high school, East was named Captain of the football team.
On May 11, 2015, Andrew signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent. On August 30, 2015, East was released by the Kansas City Chiefs.
On January 4, 2016, he signed a reserve/future contract with the Seattle Seahawks. On March 24, 2016, East was waived by the Seattle Seahawks.
On April 5, 2016, Andrew signed with the Oakland Raiders. On August 29, 2016, East was waived by the Oakland Raiders.
On March 13, 2017, he signed with the Los Angeles Rams. East was waived by the Los Angeles Rams on May 3, 2017.
On July 28, 2017, Andrew was signed by the Oakland Raiders. On September 2, 2017, East was waived by the Oakland Raiders. On January 19, 2018, Andrew signed a reserve/future contract with the Oakland Raiders. On April 9, 2018, East was waived by the Oakland Raiders.
On June 14, 2018, he signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars. On July 31, 2018, Andrew was waived by the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Andrew was allocated to the Memphis Express on November 9, 2018.
Het was signed by the Washington Redskins on December 15, 2018. On August 2, 2019, Andrew was waived by the Washington Redskins.
On April 16, 2016, Andrew East married Shawn Johnson East in Franklin, Tennessee.
The two first met in 2012 through mutual friends. They got engaged on July 24, 2015, at Wrigley Field during a Chicago Cubs game.
Note – Shawn Johnson East is an American former artistic gymnast who represented the United States at the 2007 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships. She won the 2008 U.S. Visa Championships on June 7, 2008.
On June 3, 2012, Shawn announced her retirement from gymnastics. After retiring from gymnastics, Johnson made appearances on a few television shows including Adventure Capitalists and The Apprentice.
Andrew and Shawn have a daughter, Drew Hazel East, who was born on October 29, 2019.
Johnson wrote on her Instagram account: ”You are our everything. Welcome to the world baby girl.”
Shawn also said for Independent: ”My first big mom mistake – I was feeding her with a bottle for the first time and we couldn’t figure out why she kept throwing up her milk.”
Shawn and East opted to feed their daughter with Enfamil (a brand of infant formula that has a blend of DHA and ARA) after she didn’t have enough milk. Andrew said for Hollywood Life: ”We came across Enfamil Enspire.” East added: ”It’s the only formula brand with added lactoferrin, a key immune-supporting protein also found in colostrum.”
In 2017, Shawn had a miscarriage. She said during a YouTube video: ”The past 48 hours have been some of the happiest, scariest, and saddest times of my life.” Johnson went on to say: ”My husband, Andrew, and I found out that we were unexpectedly pregnant, only to find out hours later some tragic news.”
East is 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) tall.
”I’ll take backhanded compliments all day.”
”Connecting with friends and family is still our top priority.”
”There are so many moments I have to humble myself.”
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In November 2019, Andrew was admitted to the emergency room after he fainted and hit his head during a workout, reported People.
He explained on his Instagram account: ”As soon as I put the bar on the rack, I went from being fully conscious to nothing.”
East also said about the incident: ”I’ve played NFL football in and out of the league for five years and never had a concussion.” Andrew continued: ”I’ve never blacked out, I never passed out.”
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He received nine staples in his head in the hospital.
While in the hospital, Andrew realized that he needs to be more careful since he is a father now. In his words: ”It was the first time I had to realize that my life is not just my own now.” East also said: ”I got little Drew I need to be selfless for.”
Andrew East – Net Worth & Salary
East has played on many teams in the NFL, including the Washington Redskins, the Memphis Express, the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Los Angeles Rams, the Oakland Raiders, the Seattle Seahawks, and the Kansas City Chiefs. His most lucrative season was 2018-2019 when Andrew signed a contract worth $525,000 per year.
In addition, Andrew has a podcast with his wife Shawn, called – “Couple things,” and another podcast on his own, named – “Redirected.”
Moreover, East makes money from sponsors (especially on Instagram) and ads on his YouTube channel – The East Family. The YouTube channel has more than 123 million views (about $300,000 in revenue, before taxes) and over 1.12 million subscribers. Therefore, Andrew East has an estimated net worth of $3 million. His wife, Shawn Johnson, has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
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