Andrew Luck Net Worth
Andrew Luck net worth, career earnings and salary: Andrew Luck is a retired American football player who has a net worth of $40 million dollars. At the peak of his career he earned an annual salary of $24 million dollars. Born in Washington, D.C., Andrew Luck played impressive football throughout his high school career. He graduated from high school as co-valedictorian and a top football recruit. He subsequently chose to attend Stanford University, where he was again wildly successful, winning multiple honors, including being named PAC-10 Offensive Player of the Year, and being chosen for the All PAC-10 First Team. He was also named the 2010 Orange Bowl MVP. He was eligible for the draft in 2010, but chose to complete is studies at Stanford, and went on to a third successful year at the school. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in 2012. Andrew was NFL Rookie of the Week multiple times since he began his NFL career in July of 2012. He also holds the record for the most passing yards by a rookie in a single game in the NFL. When Andrew Luck signed with the Indianapolis Colts as the number 1 draft pick, he was given a $14.518 million signing bonus. Between June 2016 and June 2017, Andrew earned $50 million from salary and endorsements which made him one of the highest-paid athletes on the planet. His endorsements include TD Ameritrade, DirecTV, Panini, and BodyArmor. In 2016, Andrew Luck signed a 5 year $123 million dollar contract extension that included a $32 million signing bonus. That made Andrew Luck the highest-paid player in the NFL based on average salary.
Andrew Luck Retirement: On August 24, 2019 Andrew stunned the sports world when he announced his retirement from the NFL after being plagued by a number of persistent injuries. He earned just over $97 million in salary alone during his career.
How Much Money Did Andrew Luck Give Up? At the time of his retirement, Andrew had three years left on a six-year extension that he signed in June 2016. That extension added five years to his rookie contract and was worth a total of $139 million. By retiring, Andrew gave up $58.125 million. Specifically he gave up a salary of $9 million for the 2019 season, a 2019 roster bonus of $6 million (that was due a month from his retirement), $22 million in salary and roster bonus for 2020, and $21 million in salary and roster for 2021. The Colts have the right to request Andrew return $12.8 million worth of signing bonus money.
Had Andrew decided to stay in the NFL and attempt to recover from his injuries AND make a comeback to playing greatness, he could have earned significant amounts of future contract money. It is possible that by the time his extension was up, Andrew could have signed a Russell Wilson-esque contract that would have paid $225 million over five years. It could be said that Andrew gave up $275 million in future career earnings. And that's salary alone. Colts owner Jim Irsay estimated that Andrew gave up $400 – $500 million when he retired.
|Net Worth:||$40 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Sep 12, 1989 (31 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)|
|Profession:||American football player, Athlete|
|Nationality:||United States of America|