Ezekiel Elliott

Ezekiel Elliott Net Worth

$35 Million

Ezekiel Elliott's Salary

$16 Million
Richest AthletesNFL Players
Net Worth:
$35 Million
$16 Million
Date of Birth:
Jul 22, 1995 (28 years old)
Place of Birth:
Alton, Illinois
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What is Ezekiel Elliott's net worth and salary?

Ezekiel Elliott is an American professional football player who has a net worth of $35 million. As a running back for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League (NFL), Elliott has consistently proven himself to be one of the top players in the league. His career, marked by numerous accolades and record-setting performances, has solidified his status as one of the premier running backs in modern football.


He was drafted #4 by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2016 NFL Draft and signed a four year rookie contract for $24.9 million with a signing bonus of $16.3 million. In September 2020 Ezekiel signed a 6-year $90 million contract with the Cowboys that came with $50 million guaranteed and a $7 million signing bonus.

Early Life and High School Career

Ezekiel Elliott was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, where he developed a passion for football at an early age. He attended John Burroughs School, where he excelled as a three-sport athlete in football, basketball, and track. However, it was on the gridiron where Elliott truly shone. In his high school football career, he amassed numerous honors, including being named the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Offensive Player of the Year in 2012.

College Career: Ohio State Success

Elliott took his talents to Ohio State University, where he quickly became a key contributor to the Buckeyes. His breakout season came in 2014, when he rushed for over 1,800 yards and helped lead Ohio State to victory in the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship. His performances in the Big Ten Championship Game, Sugar Bowl, and National Championship Game, where he rushed for over 200 yards in each game, are still remembered as some of the most dominant in college football history.


NFL Career: Dallas Cowboys

Elliott declared for the NFL Draft after his junior season and was selected fourth overall by the Dallas Cowboys in 2016. He hit the ground running in his rookie season, leading the NFL in rushing yards and earning his first Pro Bowl selection. His combination of power, speed, and vision quickly made him a fan favorite and one of the most respected running backs in the league.

Elliott continued to excel in the following seasons, despite facing various challenges. He led the league in rushing yards again in 2018 and earned multiple Pro Bowl selections. His performances have been central to the Cowboys' successes, marking him as one of the key figures in the team.

Community Involvement and Personal Life

Off the field, Elliott has been active in various charitable endeavors. He launched the Ezekiel Elliott Foundation in 2017, which focuses on providing support and opportunities for families and individuals in need. His philanthropic efforts extend to animal welfare and youth development, demonstrating his commitment to giving back to the community.

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