Carson Wentz is a quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles, get his start on the field playing for North Dakota State University. Proving that someone is never too young to make it in the game, Wentz proved his worth at a young age. Let’s take a look at his career, starting with his net worth!
Carson Wentz Net Worth: $15 Million
Wentz’s net worth is around $15 million. His contract with the Eagles is worth around $26.67 million, guaranteed with a $17.6 signing bonus. He makes an average annual salary of $6.67 million.
The Early Years
Born in Raleigh, North Carolina, Wentz grew up in North Dakota. While attending Century High School, he played quarterback and defensive back for the school’s football team, also playing basketball and baseball.
In 2011, while attending North Dakota State, Wentz redshirted his first season with the Bison. By 2014, Wentz rose to the position of starting quarterback during his junior year. As a fifth-year senior in 2015, he suffered an incident leading to a broken wrist, costing him around eight weeks of playing time. Regardless, he managed to play in the national championship in the following December. Finishing his college career, he won the title of NCAA Division I-AA Championship Game Most Outstanding Player and earning recognition as Academic All-American of the Year for two years in a row.
Starting his professional career, Wentz was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in April 2016, serving as the second overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. This made him the first quarterback selected by the team in the first round of an NFL Draft since 1999 when Donovan McNabb was picked. Finishing up his rookie year, Wentz started his 2017 season, in a game against the Washington Redskins. His start at the season was successful enough that he was a potential NFL MVP by his first five games. During Week 14, a game-related injury hurt Wentz’s knee, which required surgical treatment the following December. Towards the end of the year, he was selected to his first Pro Bowl. 2017 also marked the çreation of Wentz’s nonprofit, the “AO1 Foundation,” standing for “audience of one.”