What is Carson Wentz's net worth? Colts QB is one of the highest paid sportsmen in the world
With the NFL pre-season games finally here, all eyes are on the Indianapolis Colts, as they take on the Carolina Panthers. While the team gears up for the pre-season, it looks as though quarterback Carson Wentz might have to sit this one out - on account of an old injury, followed by surgery. As per Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich, Wentz will have to be sidelined for approximately five to 12 weeks. Wentz is, without a doubt, an asset to the team. Hence it comes as no surprise that he is also one of the highest-earning sports celebrities. Here's what we know about Carson Wentz's wealth.
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Who is Carson Wentz?
Wentz was born on December 30, 1992 in Raleigh, North Carolina. The family later moved to North Dakota when Wentz was three years old.
In high school, he played quarterback and defensive back at Century High School.
He also played basketball and baseball and was the valedictorian of his class. Wentz played college football while at North Dakota State University. During this time, he went on to win five NCAA FCS national championships. He also has impressive player statistics, seeing that he was the first quarterback in NFL history to throw for more than 4,000 yards with no wide receiver over 500 yards.
His 4,039 yards were the most in Eagles franchise history. Having played for the Philadelphia Eagles from 2016, he was traded to the Indianapolis Colts in 2021.
His net worth
As listed by Forbes, Wentz placed 31 on the list of the highest-paid celebrities in the world, seeing that his net worth clocks in at a whopping $59.1 million as of 2020. His deal with the Philadelphia Eagles included a contract extension worth $128 million over four years, along with a $16.4 million signing bonus and $30 million option bonus. In March 2021, he received a $10 million roster bonus which was a part of his salary for the 2021 season.
Apart from his massive salary, he also endorses Nike, NRG, Bobcat, Amazon, Sanford Health, Bose, Scheels and BlackRidge Bank. It is no surprise that Wentz is the owner of a lavish home in Woodstown, New Jersey, which he has recently listed for sale.
The 7,500-square-foot, 5-bedroom home comes complete with a media room, a gym, a game room, in-ground pool, a hot tub, a 3 car garage and 2 fireplaces. The house is listed for $1.7 million, reported by NBC sport. When it comes to his other assets, Wentz also owns a Ford Escort in blue, worth $170,000 and a Land Rover worth $150,000.