Footballer Russell Wilson's Career As A Footballer: Details on His Annual Earning And Net Worth

Updated On 07 Jun, 2018 Published On

Russell Wilson is a 29-years old American football quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. As a college footballer for the University of Wisconsin, he set the single-season FBS record for passing efficiency (191.8) leading the team to a Big Ten title and the 2012 Rose Bowl.

Besides establishing himself as the skillful footballer, Russell has also achieved financial stability. In fact, Russel has been listed as one of the massive earning football players from the United States. 

Well, in today's section, we are going to highlight his current net worth, salary, and his professional career.

Russell Wilson's Earning From His Professional Career

Wilson started playing football from a young age and joined the University of Wisconsin during the 2011 season. He set the single-season FBS record for passing efficiency (191.8) and led the team to a Big Ten title and the 2012 Rose Bowl.

Before he was transferred to Wisconsin, he played football and baseball for North Carolina State University from 2008 to 2010

Later, Wilson was selected by the Seahawks with the 12th pick in the third round (75th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. In 2012, he was named as the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year after he met Peyton Manning's record for most passing touchdowns by a rookie (26). 

The following year, Wilson led the Seahawks to their first-ever Super Bowl victory in Super Bowl XLVII over the Denver Broncos. Likewise, Wilson has won much more games (65) than any other NFL quarterback in his first six seasons. Currently, he is regarded as second highest-rated NFL passer of all time after Aaron Rodgers.

On July 31, 2015, he extended his contract with the Seahawks for four-year with $87.6 million and became the second highest paid player in the NFL. 

Russell Wilson Net worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Wilson earned around $2 million as salary during his first three seasons. Later, he made his contract with Seattle Seahawks four year and received $87.6 million that also included $31 million as signing bonus. As per some online sources, Rusell Wilson net worth in 2017 was estimated to be around $45 million.

Apart from his earnings from football, he makes millions from other sources as well. In fact, he is regarded as one of the NFL's most marketable players; he is the brand ambassador of Microsoft, Nike, Bose, and Braun.

Likewise, he also earns a big amount of money from his clothing line Good Man Brendan. The clothing line is located at Nordstrom and was launched in 2016.

Russell Wilson Cars and Houses 

Russell Wilson is fond of luxury car and houses and owns mansions in different places as well. He also owns many luxury cars.

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He owns a mansion worth $6.7 million in Washington D.C. The housed painted in white also features a swimming pool.   

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Likewise, he also owns an expensive black car worth $60.000, manufactured by Mercedes. Other cars he owns include Range Rover and Audi.