Scott Underwood

by doveclove Mon Jun 28 2021 Updated On Sun Dec 26 2021
Scott Underwood

Scott Underwood is the father of an American reality TV personality and former professional football player Colton Underwood, a proud gay. 

Scott was also an athlete who used to play football at Illinois State University from 1986 to1989

Former Footballer

Scott used to play a defensive role in football when he was at Illinois State University. He played from 1986-1989.

Colton followed his footstep and went to the same school and played on the football team later. 

He was in love with the school and his coaching staff and what they stood for. 

As a father, Scott was really happy that his son chose to study in a school that he graduated from. 

Divorce and Remarried

Scott married twice in his life. He met his first wife Donna Underwood in college. She was in the same university (ISU) as Scott

She used to play volleyball when she was studying at ISU. They have two children together, Colton and Conner.

They got divorced in 2013. Even after being divorced, they are close and often seen in their son's events together.

They both are married to different people and happily spending their life. 

Scott Underwood with his wife
Scott Underwood with his wife   Source: Instagram

He has seven children from two wives.

Scott Underwood children
Scott Underwood children  Source: Instagram

About Son Colton 

Colton was born on January 26, 1992, in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S. His parents are Scott and Donna Underwood, who were both athletes at Illinois State University.

He is a former football player and a television personality. He gained popularity by being a contestant in the TV series named The Bachelorette

Apart from that, he is also part of the National Football League team. He also played with major NFL teams like San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles, and Oakland Raiders

He played from 2014 to 2016 as an undrafted free agent.

He was very popular after revealing his virginity on The Bachelorette when he was on a date with Becca Kufrin.

Besides the popularity, he was trolled on the internet as well. He also raises awareness about Cystic Fibrosis as he is the founder of an organization that helps collect funds for CF research and medical equipment. 

Colton's Early Life

Colton grew up in his hometown Indianapolis in Indiana. His father, Scott, works as an insurance agent, while his mother, Donny Underwood, works as a realtor. 

Colton grew up alongside his younger brother Connor who also loves to play football.  

Connor played as a defensive lineman when playing for Indiana State University

Both brothers were trained by their father, Scott while growing up. 

He taught them the moves he used to make when he was one of the players at Illinois State University.  

His father trained them throughout their junior to high school journey in football. 

Colton and his brother attended Washington Community High School, and they used to play football with Washington Panthers

After playing football together in high school, they separate in college. Connor used to play as a linebacker, whereas Colton played to be a tight end.

Scott Underwood son Colton Underwood
Scott Underwood son Colton Underwood   Source: Instagram

 Son Came Out as Gay

Colton never in his life wanted the public to know he was gay. 

But after the threat and blackmail, he revealed his sexuality in an interview with Good Morning America

He got an anonymous mail telling him to leak his nude photo, which had him very suicidal at that time.

He even attempted suicide in summer 2020.

He realized he was gay when he was in high school. He hated himself for being gay in the beginning. 

He came out as gay on 14 April 2021 through the show Good Morning America

Colton Relationship Status

Colton is currently single. He was in a relationship with Cassie Randolph in the past.

They began dating in 2018, and their relationship broke in 2020

Net worth

As of 2021, the net worth of Colton is estimated to be one million dollars, and his source of income is an American football player and TV personality. 

Net WorthSource
$1 millionAmerican football player and TV personality

Age, Height, and Weight

  1. He celebrates his birthday on 4 June.
  2. He is a tall man with good height and weight.
  3. He is American.

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