The Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleading team has 38 women. The team made its first appearance in 1948 when they were called the Eaglettes. In the 1970s, they changed their name to Liberty Belles and finally changed to be named the Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders in the 1980s.
The Eagles’ cheerleaders hold yearly auditions in April and air the final auditions on their website at PhiladelphiaEagles.com. The Eagles are not the only team with a cheerleading squad as over 20 NFL teams also have cheerleaders.
Some celebrities that were part of the Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleading are Rachel Washburn, the first lieutenant in USA Army. she was part from 2007 to 2008 and Beverly Lynne, who happens to be an adult film star. She cheered from 1998 to 2000.
Cheerleading is mostly a part-time job and those involved are often in the University or are university graduates. Aside from cheering, they also take part in charity works, and games and make appearances. They also advertise for the teams they cheer and every cheerleading member must be available to make an appearance at schools, events and conferences as and when they are needed.
Although cheerleaders are mostly women, there have been male cheerleaders too like Kyle Tanguay, the first male and the first to do the same choreography as female cheerleaders with no differences.
How Much Does a Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleader Make?
A Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleader makes $150 each game day and makes between $50 to $75 per public appearance.