Leighton Vander Esch is a football linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL) He is an American.

Vander Esch was born on the 8th of February, 1996, in Riggins, Idaho. To fulfil his dream he worked  very hard.

In 2017, Vander Esch announced his decision to forgo his remaining eligibility and enter the 2018 NFL Draft.

The Dallas Cowboys selected Vander Esch in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft. And he was the third linebacker selected.

On May 11, the Cowboys signed Vander Esch to a fully guaranteed four-year $11.84 million that includes a signing bonus of $6.69 million.

He went to Salmon River High School in Riggins and competed in eight-man football, basketball, and track.

Vander Esch attended the NFL Scouting Combine at Indianapolis in late February and completed all of the combine and positional drills.

As of March 2024, Leighton Vander-Esch’s net worth is $8 Million ( according to the open sources available on the internet)