Famous American Footballer Ryan Leaf was famous for playing as a quarterback in the National Football League. The man who played for a lot of big teams like San Diego Chargers, Dallas Cowboys, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Seattle Seahawks. Here is a quick summary of Ryan Leaf’s net worth in 2019, career and earnings.
Ryan was born on 15th May 1976. His family was a middle-class one. He has a pretty athletic body from childhood, so he intended of becoming an athlete from a very small age. When he was at the school, he made a name for himself when he led his school, Charles M. Russel High School in winning Montana State Title.
Later, he joined Washington State Cougars and made them win the Rose Bowl in 1998, while he was at college. A lot of big teams then noticed that a real young talent is coming up the ranks.
Leaf married a cheerleader Nicole Lucia in 2001. They divorced in 2003, and after that, he engaged with former volleyball player Anna Kleinsorge. He is a family man and likes to spend time with his family. Ryan is reported to have a tumour, which was surgically removed in 2011.
In 1998, Ryan was one of the top players in the world. He joined San Diego Chargers as they were searching for a good quarterback for a long time. But very soon Ryan was fined $10,000 for his poor behaviour. But later changed it and played some of the best matches for San Diego Chargers.
Other than San Diego Chargers, he played for Dallas Cowboys, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Seattle Seahawks too. He retired at the age of 26 only without any proper explanation. He is included among the 25 biggest sports flops between 1979 and 2004 by the ESPN Sports Network. Recently in an interview, he stated that the problems quarterback Johnny Manziel is facing is the same like him.
Awards & Achievements
The man did not receive any top awards but is always known for his fighting attitude on the field. Recently, he was included in Biggest NFL Bust Bracket by Dish Network.
Net Worth of Ryan Leaf
Ryan earned a lot throughout his career. In 1998, he signed a contract with San Diego Chargers of $13,200,000. His signing bonus was $11,200,000, and his salary was $200,000. The next year his salary increased to $250,000. In the year 2000, he got $500,000 as a roster bonus from the San Diego Chargers, and his salary also increased to $358,000.
The very next year he signed with Dallas Cowboys, where his salary was $418,000. Right now the estimated net worth of Ryan Leaf is around $10 million.
Ryan today lives a happy life with his family along with a positive attitude. He always chooses humility over pride. This man has always learned from his mistakes became better with each passing day. He doesn’t have to worry about his living as he earned a lot for his works.
Nowadays Ryan likes to spend time with his partner Anna. Along with that, he likes to play golf, watch movies, and to go for fishing.