Aaron Rodgers is a renowned American football quarterback who plays in the NFL (National Football League) for the Green Bay Packers. He has also played college football and has made several records. Rodgers has a career passer rating of more than 100.0 for a regular season and is the only quarterback to achieve the feat. He is a former Super Bowl Champion and has made six times in the Pro Bowl. Here is a quick summary of Aaron Rodgers’ net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Aaron Rodgers Early Life
Aaron Charles Rodgers was born in Chico, California on December 2, 1983, to his parents Edward Wesley Rodgers and Darla Leigh. His father too was a footballer.
He completed his schooling in 2002 from Pleasant Valley High School and has also attended many other schools. He received a scholarship for attending the University of California, Berkley and used to play for the California Golden Bears.
Rodgers was in a romantic relationship with Jessica Szohr from 2011 to 2014. He has also dated Olivia Munn from 2014 to 2017. Since January 2018, he has been dating American auto racer, Danica Patrick.
When he was ten years old, Aaron appeared in the Ukiah Daily Journal’s front page for his performance in a local basketball competition. He currently lives in Suamico, Wisconsin.
Aaron Rodgers Career, Awards & Achievement
Aaron Rodgers started his career by playing college football from 2002 to 2004. In 2003 and 2004, he made total passing yards of 5,469 with 43 touchdowns.
At the 2005 NFL Draft, Rodgers was picked by the Green Bay Packers in the first round. In August of the same year, he signed a contract for five years with the Packers, and from 2005 to 2007, he was in the backup years.
In 2008, he made over 4,000 yards with 28 touchdowns in a single season. He began his career as a starter in the same year. His contract was further extended for another six years. In 2011, he had a winning streak of 19 games for the Packers. He also made many records in the same year.
Rodgers’s contract was further extended in 2013. He made a career-low statistics in the 2015 season with 31 touchdowns in 15 games. In 2017, he made total passing yards of 1,675 and 16 touchdowns.
From 2011 to 2014, he set many records in the NFL. Additionally, Rodgers has also made many media appearances and has featured in the commercials of Pizza Hut and State Farm Insurance.
Awards & Achievements
At the Super Bowl XLV, Aaron Rodgers was named as the Most Valuable Player. He has been named twice as the Most Valuable Player by NFL. In 2011, he won the AP Athlete of the Year award. The same year, Rodgers went on to win the Bert Bell Award. He has made several records as a quarterback both in his college career and in his professional career. In his honor, December 12, 2012, was celebrated as “Aaron Rodgers Day” from the Wisconsin Legislature.
Net Worth of Aaron Rodgers
The estimated net worth of Aaron Rodgers in $35 million. He made this fortune by regularly playing football for the Packers. His contract in 2005 was worth $7.7 million. In 2008, the contract was signed for six years for a sum of $65 million. Again in 2013, the footballer’s contract sum was worth $110 million. Part of his fortune also comes by acting in various commercials. He has appeared in many advertisements and owns a home in Del Mar, California.
Aaron Rodgers is known as one of the most renowned football quarterbacks in the world. He has won many accolades and started his career at a very young age making him have many fans across the world. Rodgers is also active in humanitarian works and supports various organizations like MACC Fund and RAISE Hope for Congo.