Maia Chaka : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Education and Salary

Maia Chaka hired by the NFL as an on-field official know all about her in this article as like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Education and Salary

Maia Chaka : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Education and Salary
  Bio
Name Maia Chaka
Birthdate ( Age) 39 Year
Place of Birth Rochester
Nationality American
Marital Status  Not Known
Spouse/Partner Not Known
Children Not Known
Parents Name not known
Education Norfolk State University
Profession NFL as an on-field official
Salary  $205,000
Net Worth $500k USD
Last Update September 2021

Maia Chaka is an official in the National Football League. She is the first black woman hired by the NFL as an on-field official.The native of Rochester, New Yorkbecame the league's third female on-field official after Shannon Eastin, and Sarah Thomas.

Maia Chaka with Friends

Chaka, who works as a teacher in the Virginia Beach public school system, admitted that the shock of her new job hasn't really set in yet, but she's excited about what her new role means to her students and the women who come after her. 

Early Life and Family

The first time Maia Chaka fell in love with football, she wasn't even sure what the sport was. As a child, she loved to go outside and toss a football around with her younger brother. This eventually led to her playing football with the boys in her neighborhood and grew to a full-fledged passion for the game in her teens.

But when Chaka couldn't find a tackle football team in high school that would accept girls, she switched to other sports. It wasn't until her college years at Norfolk State University that she rediscovered her love for the game in a new way: officiating.Armed with a bachelor's in education, Chaka took a major leap and started two careers at once: a physical education teacher and a football referee. It did more than just pay off.  

Maia Chaka Husband, Is Maia Chaka Married?

Maia Chaka is Possibely Married But current there is no any information is available about her marital and relationship status.

Maia Chaka Net Worth

Maia Chaka is a Physical Education teacher and Currently appointed as  hired by the NFL as an on-field official has an estimated Net Worth of $500 USD in 2021.

Professional Career

Chaka has spent her career officiating major collegiate events, including roles at both the Pac-12 Conference and Conference USA.  She has been a part of the NFL's Officiating Development Program since 2014, which takes officials at the college level and gives them experience and exposure at the NFL level, something she says took her to the big leagues. 

"You can't just wake up one day and decide to be an NFL official," Chaka told CBS News on Friday. "You have to train. And just that constant exposure of being around it and being around other veteran officials. I think that was definitely helpful."

She spent a lot of time and energy early on in her career trying to make it to the NFL. But as things seemed to move slower and slower, she took a step back and focused on becoming the best official she could be at her current level. This, she said, helped strengthen her talent and land her new position. 

"I just really focused on building myself and getting myself stronger," she said. "So I think they noticed my work ethic and how much work I really started to put into it."Now that she's reached her goal, Chaka said she still feels exactly like herself. Her parents, who found out about her new role along with the rest of the world, are extremely proud of her hard work.  "But nothing will change," she said. "When I go back home to visit, I'll still have to wash dishes and do all that stuff."