Seau, the fifth child of American Samoan parents Tiaina Seau Sr. and Luisa Mauga Seau of Aunu’u, was born on January 19, 1969, in Oceanside, California.
In Pago Pago, the grandfather of Tiaina Sr. was the local chief.
Luisa worked in a laundromat and the Camp Pendleton commissary in Southern California, while Tiaina Sr. was a school custodian and a worker at a rubber factory.
Several years after Seau was born, the family relocated back to American Samoa; Seau didn’t start speaking English until he was seven years old.
Seau and his three siblings were forced to spend the night in the one-car garage at home.
Junior Seau was born on January 19, 1969, Oceanside, California, United States.
Tiaina Baul “Junior” Seau Jr., an American professional football player who played linebacker in the National Football League from January 19, 1969 to May 2, 2012, passed away (NFL).
He was a 12-time Pro Bowl selection, a nine-time All-Pro, and a member of the NFL 1990s All-Decade Team. He was known for his passionate play.
In 2015, he received a posthumous election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
American linebacker Junior Seau had a $12 million net worth when he first entered the professional game.