Wonderful Story Between Darius Leonard and His Wife Kayla

Darius Leonard is an American football outside linebacker playing in the NFL for the Indianapolis Colts. Let us take a look under the hood of Darius Leonard Wife Kayla Leonard. 

Darius Leonard Short Biography

  • Darius Leonard was born on July 27, 1995, in Nichols, South Carolina. Darius is currently 25 years old. Darius is 6ft 2 inches (1.88m) tall and weighs 230 lb (104 kg). Darius's horoscope is Leo while his Chinese zodiac sign is the Pig. Darius was given the nickname the Maniac by his teammates. His jersey number is 53. 
  • Darius was raised by his single mom Lynette. Darius has 8 siblings. Growing up life was difficult for him as he was always ridiculed and laughed at for wearing cheap clothes. His mother worked various jobs just to put food on the table. 
  • Darius' older brothers Charlie and Cody Waters are incarcerated. Charlie is in prison for a 1997 murder case while Cody is charged as an accessory. Darius's other brother Keivonte died in 2012 due to injuries sustained in a bar fight. Darius was severely affected as Keivonte happened to be his closest sibling. His other brother Anthony Waters is a former NFL player. His other siblings are Henri Walters, Jaquanna Davis, Diayah Williams, and Latasha Waters.

Darius Leonard Education

Darius attended Lake View High School where he played football. Darius proceeded to South Carolina State University where he played collegiate football. Darius was named the MEAC defensive player of the year in the 2016 and 2017 seasons.

Darius Leonard Relationship Status


Darius Leonard is currently married to Kayla. Not much is known about his private life since he likes to maintain a low profile. Darius has not been involved in any controversial rumors whatsoever.

Darius Wife Kayla
Darius Wife Kayla

The Story Between Darius Leonard and His Wife Kayla

  • Darius met Kayla while they were still in kindergarten. They sat together in a school photoshoot and Darius noted she had the most beautiful eyes he has ever seen. Darius decided to ask her out while in sixth grade but she turned him down. Darius's wife later approached him in the 11th grade and asked him to join her with her friends and their relationship took on from there.
  • They used to hide their relationship and only hang out with each other in the presence of their friends since racial relationships were frowned upon in those eras. They attended different universities which shared the same fence and their relationship continued growing. While growing up Darius went through a difficult childhood but Kayla was always a constant in his life which cemented his love for her. 
  • Darius proposed to her on November 11, 2017, in his senior year in college and she said yes. They dated for some time before Darius decided to marry her on May 9, 2018. They got married in a courthouse as Darius didn't want to live for Indianapolis and live her behind. A year later Darius held a grand wedding for his wife Kayla as she had always dreamt of it. The ceremony was attended by all his friends and family with their daughter Mia acting as a flower girl. The couple lives in South Carolina with their daughter Mia.

Darius Leonard Partner Info

  • Darius's wife Kayla was born in South Carolina. She grew up in Lake View though not much of her childhood background is known. Darius's wife played softball, basketball, and volleyball while in high school. She attended Claflin University where she played collegiate softball. 
  • Kayla works as a ninth-grade algebra teacher. Darius terms his wife as one of his constant support for her being there for him all through his career. She shares one kid with her husband.

Darius Leonard's Children

Darius and his wife Kayla have one kid together. Their daughter Mia was born on March 28, 2019.


Darius Leonard Random Facts

Darius lost his wedding ring in a game but it was later returned by one of his fans. He suffered an injury in his quadriceps.Darius headcoach was Frank Reich.

Darius Leonard Net Worth

Darius Leonard has a net worth of 2.5 million US dollars. Darius got an invitation on November 20,2017 to play in the 2018 Senior Bowl. Darius was selected by the Indianapolis Colts during the 2018 NFL draft. Darius signed a four-year contract worth 7.24 million US dollars on July 23, 2018, which included 4.16 million US dollars as a guarantee and 3.35 million US dollars as a signing bonus. In 2018 Darius was named NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year, AFC Defensive Player of the Month in December, and NFL Defensive Rookie Player of the Month in September. Darius won the 2019 and 2020 Pro Bowl. Darius won AP First-Team All-Pro in 2018 and 2020 and AP Second-Team All-Pro in 2019.

Darius Leonard Family
Darius Leonard Family
Darius Motherwife And Siblings
Darius Motherwife And Siblings