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American Footballer Aaron Hernandez's Career And Net Worth Before His Death

Updated On 12 Aug, 2018 Published On

Aaron Josef Hernandez, a.k.a. Aaron Hernandez, was an American born football player who served as a tight end for New England Patriots of the NFL before his death. The footballer had an estimated net worth of $8 million before committing suicide on 19th April 2017

Born on 6th November 1989, the NFL player was in jail after being acquitted of the 2012 Boston double homicide. At the age of 27, he hung himself with the help of bedsheet from his window at the jail. 

Here, we are going to share some details about his net worth, salary, and his career achievements. 

Aaron Hernandez Net Worth and Salary

In 2017, before his death, Aaron Hernandez had an estimated net worth of $8 million which now is inherited by his daughter Avielle and fiancee Shayanna Jenkins

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In the year 2010, he was worth just $500,000. After being drafted to NFL in 2010, he signed four years contract with the New England Patriots. With the team, he received a signing bonus of $200,000 and an additional $700,000. 

In 2012, he finally signed his big deal with the same team worth $12.5 million.

Watch Aaron Hernandez's best plays.

Below we have listed down some of his earnings from New England Patriots in the form of salaries, contract and signing bonus from 2012 to 2010.

Year Source Earning
2010 Contract $2.3 million
2010 Signing bonus $200,000
2010 Salary $320,000
2011 Salary $540,000
2012 Salary $540,000
2012 Signing bonus $2.5 million
2012 Contract $39.5 million

Since he was active in the NFL for just eight years and committed suicide at a very crucial point of his career, there are no other details related to his salaries and earnings. 

Aaron Hernandez Career Achievements

Aaron Hernandez has only achieved so less in his eight years career as a professional football player. However, the disrespect he has gained over the years is even higher.

Throughout the years, he shot numerous people and killed one of his closest friends which resulted in him getting a life sentence in jail without parole.

Watch Aaron Hernandez's double murder trial.

Nonetheless, below we have listed down all of his career highlights and awards. 

Year Award/Highlight
2008 SEC Championship
2009 BCS National Championship
2009 First-team All-SEC
2009 First-team All-American
2009 John Mackey Award

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