Net Worth: $20'000'000
Kaepernick is an American football player and social activist whose net worth is $20’000’000. During his six seasons in the NFL, between 2011 and 2016, Colin earned a bit more than $43’000’000 in salary (before taxes and fees). His maximum salary for the NFL was 14. Three million which came during the 2016 season. He is also a political activist best known for kneeling during the national anthem during NFL games in protest of police brutality and racial inequality in the US. Colin Rand Kaepernick was born on 3 November 1987 in Milwaukee Wisconsin. His birth mother placed him for adoption, and Colin became the third child of Rick and Teresa Kaepernick. The couple had two children, older son Kyle and daughter Devon. After losing two of his brothers to heart defects, Kaepernick decided to adopt a boy. The Kaepernick lived in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, until he was four, when they moved to California. He was a 4. 0 GPA student-athlete at John H. Pitman High School in Turlock, California. He was mainly focused on baseball In high school and received several scholarships offers to play college baseball. He wanted to focus on football and was offered a place at the University of Nevada. As a college football player, he was often ranked As one of the best college quarterbacks in the nation. Throughout his college football career, he received numerous honors and set several records. He was twice named the WAC Offensive Player of the Year in the Western Athletic Conference. In NCAA Division I FBS history Kaepernick was also the only player to accumulate 10’000 passing yards and 4’000 rushing yards in a career. Colin was drafted in 2009 by the Chicago Cubs but turned down the MLB offer to continue playing football. He signed with the San Francisco 49ers in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft and played until 2012 as a backup quarterback. Throughout the 2012 season, he excelled and ultimately led the 49ers to Super Bowl CLVII that same year. The Ravens lost 31-34 to the Baltimore Ravens. Colin led the 49ers to the NFC Championship game In the 2013 season, which lost to the Seattle Seahawks. Kaepernick chose to sit before the game during the playing of the US national anthem prior to the game instead of standing as is customary In the 49ers’ third preseason game In 2016. It was a protest against racial injustice, police brutality, and systematic oppression in the country. Kaepernick kneeled during The anthem The following week and The rest of The regular season. The protests received very passionate reactions for and against his protest. In September 2017, Kaepernick’s knee was the subject of a media firestorm after President Donald Trump said NFL owners should fire players who protest during the national anthem. After that season, Kaepernick was a free agent. No team has signed him. He is still unsigned at this time. Colin and the 49ers reached an extension deal In June 2014. Colin may have made 126’000’000 from The deal and potentially made 61’000’000 in guarantees. The extension also came with a $12.3’000’000 signing bonus and a $640’000 salary for the upcoming season. The $13’000’000 was the only part of the contract That had been fully guaranteed. The potential guaranteed money of 61’000’000 was guaranteed only if Colin suffered a career-ending injury. It was, at the time, a record-setting contract. According to the structure of the contract, Colin’s base salary went down $2’000’000 each year if he was not named to the first OR second All-Pro team OR if the 49ers did not play in the Super Bowl in the previous season (with Colin taking at least 80% of the snaps). As such, his $12. The base salary of 4’000’000 at the start of the 2015 season was reduced to 10. 4’000’000. Kaepernick discovered that the 49ers planned to cut him In March 2017. He decided to opt out of his contract for free agency. Colin made 39’000’000 from his record-setting 126’000’000 contract. The NFL filed a grievance in 2017 against the NFL, alleging the league And its owners conspired to keep him from playing in the NFL in response to his decision to kneel during the National Anthem. The lawsuit was settled privately with an undisclosed payment in February 2019. The settlement amount is thought to have been in the range of 60 to 80’000’000. A month later, it was revealed that the true settlement was likely about $10’000’000. Colin signed his first Nike endorsement Contract in 2011. Many believed that Nike did not renew their contract after Colin remained unemployed after 2017. In 2018 Nike launched an ad campaign for the 30th anniversary of the company’s campaign Just Do It. The advertisement featured Kaepernick with The words Believe in something. Even if that means giving up everything. As it turned out, Nike remained behind Colin throughout his career, eventually revealing him As a brand ambassador. Nike is still paying Colin a contract that is on par with current star NFL athletes millions per year which include royalties on a Kaepernick-branded apparel line. Personal Life – since he was ten years old, the Kaepernick family had a pet African spurred tortoise named Sammy. Kaepernick was baptized Methodist, confirmed Lutheran, and attended a Baptist church during his college years. In late 2015 Kaepernick became vegan. In July 2015, Kaepernick reportedly began dating radio personality and TV host Tessa Dial and officially went public about their relationship in February 2016. Kaepernick and Tessa founded Know Your Rights Camp, an organization that held free seminars for disadvantaged youths to teach them about American history and legal rights. The Know, Your Rights Camp, launched a relief fund In April 2020 for individuals affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Kaepernick injected 100’000 into the fund. Kaepernick Publishing was started In February 2020. Kaepernick will write a memoir through his publisher, Audible. Real Estate In 2017, Kaepernick sold his San Jose, California, home for $3.I think it’s 075’000’000. The house in its two-story style has four bedrooms, five and a half bathrooms, and 4600 square feet of living space. Amenities include a wall aquarium, a full bar, a pool, spa, and waterfall feature. Kaepernick purchased the home for two years in 2014. It was worth 7’000’000 and underwent extensive renovation. Kaepernick bought a two-bedroom luxury condominium in New York City for 3’000’000. Twenty-one million in July 2016. The Tribe ca apartment reportedly offers 24-hour concierge service as well as a swimming pool, a private health club, and a garage. The 1733-square-foot apartment was purchased by The same family trust that bought Kaepernick’s San Jose house.
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