Colin Kaepernick net worth and salary: Colin Kaepernick is an American football player who has a net worth of $2.5 million dollars and annual salary of $750 thousand. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Colin Kaepernick originally established himself as a baseball player to watch, receiving several scholarship offers to college teams when he was in high school. However, he wanted to focus on football, and was offered a spot at the University of Nevada. As a college football player, he quickly showed himself to be an excellent investment, and he was regularly pointed to as one of the best college quarterbacks in the nation. He received numerous honors during his college football career, and set multiple records. He was also drafted by the Chicago Cubs in 2009, but turned down the MLB offer to continue playing football. He signed with the San Francisco 49ers in 2011, and played as a backup quarterback until 2012, when he began to play more regularly. He excelled throughout the 2012 season, and ultimately led the 49ers to the Super Bowl.