Who is Desmond Ridder?

The often heard popular name Desmond Ridder is an American football quarterback player currently enrolled with an American football team named Cincinnati Bearcats, representing the University of Cincinnati for the football program.

Ridder was announced as the ACC Offensive Player of the year 2020 and 2021. He has also won the AAC Rookie of the year 2018. Desmond successfully achieved all the desired fame and recognition in a very short time.

Quick Info
Full NameDesmond Ridder
Date Of BirthAugust 31, 1999
Age22 years old
Birth PlaceLouisville, Kentucky, USA
OccupationAmerican Football Player
TeamAtlanta Falcons
Jersey No#4
Height6 feet 4 inches
Weight98 kg
Marital Status Unmarried
GirlfriendClaire Cornett
Social MediaInstagram and Twitter
Net Worth$2 million

Desmond Ridder Early Life

The young and talented American football player Desmond Ridder who gained fame in a very short period was born in 1999 on 31st August. Currently, Ridder is 22 years old with a birth sign of Virgo.

Desmond Ridder
Source: Desmond’s Instagram

Ridder was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the United States of America as the son of Sarah Ridder. He was raised by his mother, Sarah, and his grandmother in The Highland’s Neighborhood. After his parents’ separation when he was very young, he started living with his mother and step-father.

Growing up, Ridder bonded well with his mother and step-father and is often seen hanging out with them during his vacations and holidays.

With that, Ridder holds an American citizenship card, belongs to the Black ethnicity, and follows the Christianity religion.

Talking about his academic journey, he attended St. Xavier High School for his primary and secondary levels of education. He later joined Cincinnati University for his higher level of studies. Besides being good at sports, Ridder is also good at academic courses and extra-circular activities.

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Desmond Ridder Career

The popular and talented football player Desmond Ridder has passed 1,319 yards and nine touchdowns, leading the Tigers in rushing with just 668 yards and 12 touchdowns, later named All-Metro.
Desmond was rated as a two-star recruit by Rivals.com and a three-star recruit by 24/7 sports during his early football career.

Desmond committed to playing for the University of Cincinnati over the offer from other universities, including Eastern Kentucky. After receiving a scholarship program from Cincinnati football head coach Tommy Tuberville which was later followed by a tryout held in the morning of Kentucky Oaks.

Desmond Ridder
Source: Desmond’s Instagram

Desmond started his college football career as a redshirt. Soon after joining the team, Desmond becomes the Bearcats’ starting quarterback and has passed 2,445 yards along with 20 touchdowns gaining five touchdowns as a redshirt freshman. The year, he was recorded as the ACCA Rookie of the Year.

Later, as a Sophomore in his university football program, Desmond has passed a total of 2,164 yards and has completed 179 of 325 passes and 18 touchdowns in total.

Desmond was also named Walter Camp Offensive Player of the week in the 2020 season. Along with that, he has also won the title of Davey O’Brien National Quarterback of the week.

Is Desmond Ridder married?

Desmond is dating Claire Cornett. He is not married to her, but they gave birth to a beautiful baby together. They are usually seen together on vacations and dates.

Desmond Ridder
Source: Desmond’s Instagram

Desmond Ridder’s Net Worth

Desmond Ridder has an estimated net worth of $2 million. He is very fashionable and spends his income on luxury items. Therefore, he is living a luxurious life.

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Desmond Ridder Social Media

Desmond is available on Instagram with the username of @desmondridder. He has 68k followers. He posts content about his personal and professional life.

He is also available on Twitter with the username of @desmondridder. He has 19k followers. His tweets and retweets are fun to read.

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