Last Updated: February 29, 2024
Richest AthletesNFL Players
Net Worth:
$24 Million
Nov 10, 1992 (31 years old)
Miami, Florida
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What is Teddy Bridgewater's Net Worth?

Teddy Bridgewater is a football coach and former quarterback who has a net worth of $24 million. Teddy Bridgewater played in the NFL from 2014 to 2023. After starting out with the Minnesota Vikings, he played for such teams as the New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers, and Denver Broncos. In 2024, Bridgewater became the head football coach at his alma mater Miami Northwestern Senior High School. During his NFL career, Teddy earned $65 million in pre-tax salary.

Early Life and High School

Teddy Bridgewater Jr. was born on November 10, 1992 in Miami, Florida as the youngest of four children of single mother Rose. As a teenager, he attended Miami Northwestern Senior High School, where he was a star football quarterback. In his sophomore year, Bridgewater recorded 1,560 yards with 16 touchdowns and three interceptions as Northwestern finished the season 13-3. As a junior, he passed for 2,546 yards and 32 touchdowns and rushed for 379 yards. Bridgewater missed parts of his senior season due to injury, but still managed to record 2,606 passing yards and 22 touchdowns.

Collegiate Career

For college, Bridgewater went to the University of Louisville, where he played for the Cardinals football team. In his freshman season, he posted 2,129 yards, 14 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions, earning him Big East Rookie of the Year honors. Bridgewater continued his success as a sophomore, finishing the regular season with 3,452 yards and 25 touchdowns to help the Cardinals win the Big East title. In the subsequent 2013 Sugar Bowl, the Cardinals upset the Florida Gators 33-23, with Bridgewater being named the game's MVP thanks to his 266 passing yards and two touchdowns. Bridgewater went on to have a sterling junior year, passing for 3,970 yards and 31 touchdowns and helping the Cardinals win the Russell Athletic Bowl. In early 2014, he announced that he was forgoing his senior year at Louisville to enter the NFL Draft.

Minnesota Vikings

In the 2014 NFL Draft, Bridgewater was chosen as the final pick of the first round by the Minnesota Vikings. He had a strong rookie season with the team, recording 2,919 passing yards, 14 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions, plus 209 rushing yards. For his season, Bridgewater was selected to the PFWA All-Rookie Team. He continued his impressive playing in 2015, finishing with 3,231 passing yards, 14 touchdowns, and nine interceptions, plus 192 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns. Moreover, Bridgewater helped the Vikings win the NFC North title, the team's first division title since 2009. In the Wild Card Round of the playoffs, the Vikings fell to the Seattle Seahawks.

Bridgewater missed the 2016 season due to tearing his ACL and sustaining other structural injuries during a team practice. The Vikings went on to finish the regular season 8-8, missing the playoffs. It was later announced that Bridgewater would miss the entirety of the 2017 season while he recovered. However, after spending the first part of the season on the PUP list, he was activated in November as Case Keenum's backup. In the Vikings' Week 15 game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Bridgewater came on in the fourth quarter to record an interception as the Vikings won 34-7.


New Orleans Saints

Bridgewater signed a one-year contract with the New York Jets in early 2018. However, he was traded to the New Orleans Saints in the summer. Bridgewater would go on to play for the Saints through 2019.

Carolina Panthers

In 2020, Bridgewater signed a three-year contract with the Carolina Panthers. Statistically, he had his best career season with the team that year, finishing with career highs in completions (340), passing yards (3,733), and rushing yards (279), among other categories.

Denver Broncos

After just one season with the Panthers, Bridgewater was traded to the Denver Broncos in the spring of 2021. In his sole season with the team, he recorded 3,052 passing yards and a career-high 18 passing touchdowns.

Miami Dolphins

Bridgewater signed a one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins in 2022. In just five games and two starts that season, he recorded 683 passing yards and four touchdowns.

Detroit Lions

Bridgewater finished his NFL career with the Detroit Lions in 2023. Ultimately, he played in just one game for the team, and officially retired from NFL playing at the end of the season.

Coaching Career

In early 2024, Bridgewater became the head football coach at Miami Northwestern Senior High School, his alma mater.

Teddy Bridgewater Career Earnings

  • Detroit Lions (2023)
    $3 Million
  • Miami Dolphins (2022)
    $6.5 Million
  • Denver Broncos (2021)
    $4.4 Million
  • Carolina Panthers (2021)
    $7.1 Million
  • Carolina Panthers (2020)
    $24 Million
  • New Orleans Saints (2019)
    $7.3 Million
  • New York Jets (2018)
    $1 Million
  • New Orleans Saints (2018)
    $5 Million
  • Minnesota Vikings (2017)
    $1.4 Million
  • Minnesota Vikings (2016)
    $1 Million
  • Minnesota Vikings (2015)
    $731.3 Thousand
  • Minnesota Vikings (2014)
    $3.7 Million
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