Jordan Rodgers has established himself as a lot more than just the brother of Aaron Rodgers. He kick-started his career as a professional athlete but later moves astray from that path. Starring in and winning the 12th season of ‘The Bachelorette’ is yet another reason for Jordan’s popularity. Let’s find out how much is Jordan Rodgers’s net worth in 2018.
Born on 30th August of the year 1988, Jordan Rodgers is presently working as a sports commentator. He was born in Chico, California, where he was raised among his two brothers. Jordan’s middle brother, Aaron Rodgers, is an American football sensation. He plays as the quarterback for the Green Bay Packers.
Jordan Rodgers discovered his athletic abilities during his school years itself. While attending Pleasant Valley High School, Jordan played as the school team’s quarterback. He also played baseball and had his fair share of runs on the track.
Jordan’s career as an athlete took a concrete form during his college years. After finishing high school, he joined Butte college in his home state, California. There, he served the college team as the backup quarterback.
Due to his contribution in the field, the team won the Junior College National Title in the year 2008. The above-mentioned victory was attained with a 12-0 record. He also broke some individual records in the following year.
Soon, he was offered a scholarship at Vanderbilt University, which he wholeheartedly accepted and moved out of Butte College after studying there for 2 years. In the year 2011, Jordan started playing in the University’s team. He acted as the second-team quarterback.
He finished the season with impressive statistics out of which the most significant ones are 108 successful passes out of 16 attempts and 9 passing touchdowns. That year, he also established himself as the team’s number two leading rusher.
In the next year, Jordan attained the position of offensive co-captain. The team ended the season with 7 consecutive victories and Jordan made a mark with his performance stats. He ranked eighth among Vanderbilt’s single-season leaders.
As he finished his football career at Vanderbilt University, he managed to cement his legacy by ranking 7th in terms of career total offense.
Jordan Rodgers moved on to pursue a professional career when he was picked by the Jacksonville Jaguars as a yet to be drafted free agent in the 2013 NFL Draft. He was released later on in the month of July of the year 2013.
Subsequently, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed Jordan as a part of their practice squad. He stayed in that position for the remaining segment of the season. The Buccaneers released Jordan in the month of February of the year 2014.
In the year 2014, Jordan was picked by the Miami Dolphins in April. However, he was released in May itself.
The last of his professional career was witnessed when he was signed by the BC Lions as a part of their practice roster. The April of 2015 marked the end of Jordan’s professional football career as he quit the BC Lions squad.
After realizing that he no longer wanted to be an athlete, Jordan pursued a career in Broadcasting. ESPN hired him as a college football analyst on 2 August 2016. He performed in the news programme, ‘SEC Now,’ on the SEC Network.
Awards & Achievements
During his time at the Vanderbilt University, Jordan was awarded the SEC Academic Honor Roll in the years 2010, 2011 and 2012. He was also a part of the 2012 Unitas Award Watch List.
Net Worth of Jordan Rodgers
Jordan Rodgers holds a net worth of $1.5 million. A large chunk of his affluence is attributed to his career as a professional American Football quarterback. However, his role in the 12th season of Bachelorette, which lead to his engagement with JoJo Fletcher, and his career as a professional sports commentator also contribute to his success.
Jordan Rodgers has established himself as a self-made man who boasts a diverse skillset. From being a professional quarterback to a sports commentator, Jordan has left no stone unturned in his pursuit of success and prosperity. Audiences around the globe admire his personality, and the young man is definitely expected to elevate his place in the world as the years pass by!