Zachary Wilson - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 16, 2022

Zachary Wilson
Profession: Football player
Best Known For: New York Jets (NFL)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : August 3, 1999 (age 24)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Zachary Kapono Wilson
Birth Place: Draper, Utah, USA
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: Michael Wilson
Mother's Name: Lisa Wilson
Siblings: 5

Josh Wilson (older brother)
Isaac Wilson (younger brother)
Micah Wilson (younger brother)
Whitney Kiana Wilson (older sister)
Sophie Wilson (younger sister)

High School: Corner Canyon High School
University: Brigham Young University
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Hawaiian, Caucasian)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Girlfriend Name: Abbey Gile

Body Measurements

Height: 1.90 meter (6 feet 3 inch)
Weight: 96 kg (211.64 lb)
Hair Color: Blond
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Zachary Wilson?

Zachary Wilson is a football player by profession and American by nationality. He is well known as a quarterback for the New York Jets of the National Football League after being selected by the Jets in the 2021 NFL Draft.

Zachary Wilson – Age, Parents, Siblings

Zachary Wilson’s birth took place on August 3, 1999, in Draper, Utah, USA. His birth name is Zachary Kapono Wilson and was born to his father Michael Wilson and his mother Lisa Wilson (née Neeleman). His parents raised him alongside his five siblings- older brother Josh Wilson, younger brothers Isaac Wilson, and Micah Wilson, older sister Whitney Kiana Wilson and younger sister Sophie Wilson.

He has other famous family members - airline entrepreneur David Neeleman and HealthEquity co-founder Stephen Neeleman. Like some of his family members, he was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a child.

Zachary Wilson (third from left) with his family (Image: Instagram- posted Sept 2019)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Zachary Wilson attended Corner Canyon High School. Following graduation, he was committed to playing as a  quarterback at Boise State University but later joined Brigham Young University (BYU).

His ethnicity includes Hawaiian and Caucasian.

Zachary Wilson – Girlfriend, Relationship

Wilson is currently in a relationship with Abbey Gile. He and his girlfriend seems to be dating since late 2017 and are very much in love. They often feature each other on social media.

Before Abbey, he was in a relationship with a girl named Brickelle.

Zachary Wilson, Abbey Gile (Image: Instagram- posted Feb 2021)

Zachary Wilson – Career

College Days

Wilson began to play for BYU in the 2018 season. In 2018 he played 9 games among which he started 7, in 2019 he played and started all 9 games, and in 2020 he played and started all 12 games. His stats for college football through all three seasons are- 566 Cmp, 67.6 Pct, 7,652 Yds, 56 TD, and 15 Int in passing while having scored 212 Att, 642 Yds, and 15 TD in rushing.

He had been named MVP at the 2018 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, and 2019 Hawaii Bowl. He was also named the offensive MVP of the 2020 Boca Raton Bowl.


Zachary Wilson was selected by New York Jets on April 29, 2021, as the second overall pick. He will be a quarterback for the team in the coming seasons.

NFL players

Other NFL players include Brett RypienJalen RamseyKeelan DossRobert Lee Griffin III, and David Bakhtiari.

Zachary Wilson (Image: YouTube)

Zachary Wilson – Awards, Nominations

Along with Talanoa Hufanga, he was co-awarded to the 2020 Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award. 

Zachary Wilson – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth and annual salary of Zachary Wilson are not known. As he is at the start of his career, his net worth is expected to increase in the coming years.

Zachary Wilson – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites including Instagram and Facebook, Wilson is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook.

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