What is Jalen Hurts' net worth and salary?
Jalen Hurts is an American NFL quarterback who has a net worth of $2 million. Jalen Hurts was drafted into the NFL as the 53rd pick of the second round of the 2020 draft by the Philadelphia Eagles. He became the team's starting QB towards the end of the 2020 season, his rookie season, after original starter Carson Wentz's performance had slumped. He remained starter from that point on and in the 2022-2023 season led the Eagles to the playoffs.
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- Net Worth:
- $2 Million
- $1 Million
- Date of Birth:
- Aug 7, 1998 (24 years old)
- Place of Birth:
- Houston, Texas, U.S.
Upon being drafted by the Eagles, Jalen Hurts signed a 4-year $6 million contract that came with a $1.9 million signing bonus and $2.8 million in guaranteed money. Here are the annual base salaries of his contract:
- 2020: $610,000
- 2021: $883,000
- 2022: $1 million
- 2023: $4.2 million
Jalen Alexander Hurts was born on August 7, 1998, in Houston, Texas. He attended Channelview High School where he played football and his father was the coach. Hurts was a Second-team All-District selection as a sophomore and was named the District 21-6A Overall MVP as a junior. Throughout his high school years, Hurts was considered one of the top dual-threat quarterbacks of his class and a four-star recruit. Hurts was also a powerlifter who became a regional finalist in the 198-pound weight class. Texas A&M pursued Jalen, but he ultimately committed to the University of Alabama.
Hurts played his first three seasons of college football for the Crimson Tide, and he was named the SEC Freshman of the Year and SEC Offensive Player of the Year in 2016. Alabama won the College Football National Championship in 2017 by defeating the Clemson Tigers 35-31, and in 2018, Jalen Hurts was named the Sugar Bowl Offensive MVP for his performance in the team's 24-6 victory over Clemson. For his final year of college eligibility, Jalen Hurts transferred to the University of Oklahoma, and as a graduate transfer, he was eligible to play the 2019 season. He was named the Big 12 Offensive Newcomer of the Year and selected to the First-team All-Big 12 team. He finished second in voting to Joe Borrow for the Heisman Trophy Award.
With the 53rd overall pick in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft, the Philadelphia Eagles selected Jalen Hurts. He was originally slated as the team's third-string quarterback but was quickly elevated to second-string so he could be used in games as a decoy or for quarterback running plays. Hurts became the team's starting QB towards the end of the 2020 season, his rookie season, after original starter Carson Wentz's performance had slumped. He remained starter from that point on, and in the 2022-2023 season led the Eagles to the playoffs.
In 2022, Hurts was named to the Pro Bowl and a Second-team All-Pro selection. He was also the recipient of the Bert Bell Award.
Jalen Hurts' parents are Averion and Pamela Hurts, and he has two siblings: A younger sister, Kynnedy, and an older brother, Averion. His brother, Averion, was the starting quarterback for the Texas Southern University football team before taking over as a college football coach at the University of Alabama.
Hurts has been an advocate for women in sports, and he employs an all-female management team including his social media, communications, marketing, and sports agent team members.