Kevontae Ruggs- Brother of American Footballer Henry Rugs III

Who is Kevontae Ruggs?

 Kevontae Ruggs is the brother of a well-known American Football Wide Receiver, Henry Rugs III. He was born on March 2, 2000. He is 23 years old.

Today here we will have a descriptive look at Kevontae Ruggs. His family, house, lifestyle, personal details, and much more.

 Let us get into it. 

Kevontae Ruggs Biography
Kevontae Ruggs Biography

Quick Facts

Full NameKevontae ‘De Shun’ Ruggs
BirthdayMarch 2nd, 2000 
Age 23 years old
Sun SignPisces
TraitsPositive Traits- Kind, Hardworking, Compassionate
Negative Traits- Clingy, Lazy, Greedy
BirthplaceMontgomery, Alabama
Currently ResidingUnited States Of America
ParentsFather-Henry Ruggs Jr
Mother-Nataki Ruggs
SiblingsHenry Rugs III
Marital StatusUnmarried
EducationEast Mississippi Community College
ProfessionAspiring football player
Net WorthNot known
Social MediaInstagram

Kevontae Ruggs Birthday

Kevontae was born on March 2, 2000, in Montgomery, Alabama, USA. He is 23 years old. His sun sign is Pisces.

Moreover, he follows Christianity and is of black ethnicity.

Childhood Photo of Kevontae Ruggs with his brother, Henry Ruggs
Childhood Photo of Kevontae with his brother, Henry Ruggs

Kevontae Ruggs Education

Ruggs goes to East Mississippi Community College for his studies. But we know he has a keen interest in football and is about to start a career in it.


Kevontae was born to his father, Henry Ruggs Jr, and Nataki Ruggs. Henry Ruggs Jr is 52 years old, while his wife, Nataki Rugg, is 46.

According to the reports by DNB Stories Africa, Kevonate’s mom Nataki Ruggs was a high school track champion at junction city, Kansas.

Kevontae Ruggs with his parents
Kevontae Ruggs with his parents

Furthermore, she couldn’t continue sports because of her knee injury. Kevontae and his brother Henry became interested in sports because of their athlete mother.


Talking of his sibling, he has one brother and a sister. Kevontae’s brother is Henry Ruggs III. He is very close to his brother and supports him in his hard times.

About Henry Ruggs III

Henry Ruggs III is a football player. He was also a 2017 CFP championship winner. Henry Ruggs III was born on January 24, 1999, in Montgomery, Alabama, to father Henry Rugg Jr and Mother Nataki Rugg. He is 23 years old.

Henry RuggsIII
Henry Ruggs III

Henry Ruggs Controversy

Ruggs was involved in a fatal accident on November 2, 2021, which led to the death of Tina, who was twenty-three years old, and her dog. Henry was driving twice the legal limit and was under the alcohol influence when he hit Tina. Rugg and his girlfriend, Rudy, were both drinking. Henry had an alcohol level of 0.161%, which is twice the limit.

According to some sources, Rudy was the cause of the accident. It was said that the couple was drinking and arguing over a lady Henry was messing with in Bar. He was arrested by the Las Vegas Police department and was taken to the hospital as he was injured too in the accident.

When he returned from the hospital, Henry was charged with drinking and driving, resulting in death. He was also charged with reckless driving.

Henry Ruggs III with his girlfriend and daughter
Henry Ruggs III with his girlfriend and daughter

In addition, his passports were asked to submit. Judge Joe M Bonaventure set his bail to USD 150,000. Henry has to face 2 to 4 years in prison and up to USD 150,000 if proven guilty.

Kevontae Ruggs, Ole Miss

Kevontae Ruggs started three games as a linebacker freshman at Ole Miss. His position was defensive back in Ole Miss. However, he submitted his name to the NCCA portal on Thursday, 2019. Kevontae’s mom Nataki said it was due to personal reasons that Kevontae decided to transfer.

Kevontae Ruggs Looks for Scholarship

The former three-star linebacker is trying to restore his college career. He is a Junior at East Mississippi Community College. Kevontae’ Ruggs told the Montgomery Advertiser,

“I don’t have to have nothing but a chance. I’m to this point now that I’ve (already) been down to the bottom, now I’m in JUCO, nobody really pays attention to me anymore, and I just went into that black cloud of being unknown. … So it’s like, I’m already through the worst part.”

His older brother Henry Ruggs III was in the position to help him and, after convincing the coaching staff to offer Kevontae Scholarship to join him in Tuscaloosa next season. But it didn’t work out.

Their mother told the Advertiser,

“Kevontae’s recruitment is still a process, nothing definite. Bama was a consideration, but at this point, I don’t think that’s going to be something he will pursue. Because the goal and the dream were for him and Henry to play together. He’s still open to whatever is on the table for him, but he’s just going to work hard and pursue those avenues for himself so his brother can go ahead and do what’s necessary for him and the family.”

Kevontae added,

“I’ve just got everybody looking around, trying to contact people for me, reaching out to people myself, things like that.”

Kevontae Ruggs Net Worth

The net worth of Kevontae Ruggs is under review. However, his brother Henry Ruggs III enjoys a net worth of USD 5 million as of 2023.

Kevontae Ruggs Now
Kevontae Ruggs Now

Social Media

Talking about his social media life, he is active on Instagram. He has 2060 followers, and he has a following of 387. In addition, he has 37 posts on his Instagram feed.

Instagram id: @kruggs_27.


How old is Kevontae Ruggs?

Born on March 2, 2000, Kevontae is 23 years old.

Where is Kevontae Ruggs?

He is at East Mississippi Community College.

Why did Kevonate Ruggs leave Ole Miss?

Kevontae’s mom Nataki said it was due to personal reasons that Kevontae decided to transfer.

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