Long-time NFL Houston Texans President, Jamey Rootes, dies at 56

Long-time NFL Houston Texans President, Jamey Rootes, dies at 56

Jamey Rootes was a Sports executive from the United States. He previously held the role of president of the National Football League’s Houston Texans (NFL) (NFL). He was in charge of the group’s business affairs.

American Sports executive Jamey Rootes passed away

In a Facebook post on Monday night, his wife, Melissa Wildgen Rootes, confirmed the news and said the family was “heartbroken.” The family said that a memorial service would be held later while asking for privacy at this time. In her statement, she noted that Jamey Rootes’ death on Sunday, August 21, 2022, following a battle with mental health difficulties, left her family inconsolable.

The letter went on to explain that Jamey was a passionate Houstonian who loved his city and had a hugely beneficial impact on many people’s lives through his professional, academic, and charity pursuits. Only a few days previously, it had been disclosed that Rootes will join Rice University’s faculty and oversee the school’s brand-new Hutchinson Leadership Initiative in Sports Analytics. In a Facebook message, the Houston Texans conveyed their sincere sympathy to Jamey’s wife Melissa and their two children during this terribly tough time.

Jamey Rootes Age, Family, Early Life

Jamey Rootes’s birth date and Zodiac sign are unknown. He holds an American nationality and he belongs to white ethnicity. He was 56 years old at the time of his death.

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There is currently no verified information about Jamey Rootes’s parents yet.

Jamey Rootes Wife, What about his Children?

He was married to his wife, Melissa Wildgen Rootes, and the couple had two children in the family.

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Jamey Rootes Career, What was his profession?

Rootes was an American sports executive. He formerly served as president of the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL) (NFL). He was responsible for the business operations of the squad. Before joining the Texans, he was president and general manager of the Columbus Crew of Major League Soccer. He attended Clemson University, where he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity and played on the soccer team.

He got an MBA at Indiana University Bloomington, where he also served as an assistant soccer coach. Rootes served for the Texans for over 20 years before announcing his resignation in February 2021. Rootes worked as chief executive officer of the Houston Dynamo FC of Major League Soccer and Houston Dash of National Women’s Soccer League before stepping down 18 days later.

How much is Jamey Rootes Net Worth?

Jamey Rootes achieved a large net worth through his service as a Houston Texans President. He served as a sports executive for a long time.

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Sports executives in the United States earn an estimated $99,191 in total income yearly, with an average wage of $52,146. The estimated annual rise in wages is $47,045.          

Which school and college did he go to?

Rootes attended Clemson University, where he played on both the soccer team and the Beta Theta Pi fraternity.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

Jamey Rootes is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has 118+ followers on Instagram and 339+ followers on Twitter.

Physical Appearance of Jamey Rootes’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorBlack and white
Eye colorBlack
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Jamey Rootes’s should be known

Zodiac signNot Available
Relationship StatusMarried