Colin Kaepernick Net Worth: Fun Facts, Salary, Contract, House, Age, Height, Girlfriend

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Colin Kaepernick Net Worth:$20 Million (approx.)

Net Worth:$20 Million (approx.)
Salary:$12 Million (approx.)
Date of Birth:Nov 3, 1987
Age:34 years
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)
Profession:American football player
Nationality:United States of America

Colin Kaepernick net worth is around $20 million. Colin Kaepernick is a famous American civil rights activist and football quarterback who is a free agent.

Colin Kaepernick Net Worth
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In 2016, Colin Kaepernick knelt during the national anthem at the start of NFL games in protest of police brutality and racial inequality in the United States.

Colin Kaepernick Net Worth 2022:

Colin Kaepernick net worth is around $20 million in 2022. Colin Kaepernick played six seasons for the San Francisco 49ers in the National Football League (NFL).

Colin Kaepernick Net Worth

Colin Kaepernick Salary:

During his 6 seasons in the NFL, between 2011 and 2016, Colin Kaepernick earned more than $43 million in salary (before taxes and fees). Colin Kaepernick peak NFL salary was $14.3 million which came during the 2016 season. Colin Kaepernick is also a political and civil rights activist, best known for kneeling during the national anthem during NFL games in protest of police brutality and racial inequality in the United States.

Colin Kaepernick House:

Colin Kaepernick sold his San Jose, California home for $3.075 million in 2017. The two-story property features 4 bedrooms, 5 and a half bathrooms and nearly 4,600 square feet of living space. Amenities in the property include a wall aquarium, a full bar, a pool, spa, and waterfall feature.

Colin Kaepernick bought the home in 2014 for $2.7 million and had a huge renovation.

Colin Kaepernick purchased a two-bedroom luxury condo in New York City for $3.21 million in July 2016. The Tribeca apartment reportedly offers 24-hour concierge service, a swimming pool, a private health club, and a garage. Reportedly, the 1,733-square foot apartment was purchased by the same family trust that purchased Kaepernick’s home in San Jose.

Colin Kaepernick Biography:

Nаmе:Colin Kaepernick
Rеаl Nаmе:Colin Rand Kaepernick
Аgе:34 уеаrs
Віrth Dаtе:Nоvеmbеr 3, 1987
Віrth Рlасе:Міlwаukее, Wіѕсоnѕіn, Unіtеd Ѕtаtеѕ
Неіght:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Wеіght:230 lb (104 kg)
Ѕехuаl Оrіеntаtіоn:Ѕtrаіght
Маrіtаl Ѕtаtuѕ:Іn Rеlаtіоnѕhір
Wіfе/Ѕроuѕе (Nаmе):
Сhіldrеn/Кіdѕ (Ѕоn аnd Dаughtеr):
Dаtіng/Gіrlfrіеnd (Nаmе):Yеѕ (Nеѕѕа)
Іѕ Kаереrnісk Gау?:
Рrоfеѕѕіоn:Fооtbаll quаrtеrbасk
Ѕаlаrу:$13 mіllіоn
Nеt Wоrth іn 2022::$20 mіllіоn
Lаѕt Uрdаtеd:2022

Colin Kaepernick was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on November 3, 1987. Colin’s biological White mother put him up for adoption and Colin became the third child of Rick and Teresa Kaepernick.

Colin Kaepernick Biography
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The couple had two elder children: son Kyle and daughter Devon. The Kaepernicks decided to adopt a boy after losing two other sons to heart defects.

The Kaepernicks lived in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin until he was 4 when they moved to California.

Colin Kaepernick was a 4.0 GPA student-athlete at John H. Pitman High School in Turlock, California. In high school, Colin was primarily focused on baseball, earning many scholarship offers to play college baseball.

But Colin Kaepernick wanted to focus on football and was offered a spot at the University of Nevada. As a college football player, Colin was regularly ranked as one of the best college quarterbacks in the nation. Colin Kaepernick received many honors during his college football career and set multiple records.

Colin Kaepernick Contract

Colin Kaepernick was named the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Offensive Player of the Year twice. Colin Kaepernick was also the only player in NCAA Division I FBS history to amass 10,000 passing yards and 4,000 rushing yards in a career.

Colin Kaepernick NFL Career:

Colin Kaepernick was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in 2009, but turned down the MLB offer to continue playing football. Colin signed with the San Francisco 49ers in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft and played as a backup quarterback until 2012.

Colin excelled throughout the 2012 season, and ultimately led the 49ers to Super Bowl XLVII in the same year. They lost to the Baltimore Ravens 31-34. In the 2013 season, Colin Kaepernick led the 49ers to the NFC Championship game where they lost to the Seattle Seahawks.

Colin Kaepernick Contract

In the 49ers’ third preseason game in 2016, Colin Kaepernick chose to sit during the playing of the U.S. national anthem prior to the game, rather than stand as is customary. This gesture was a protest against racial injustice, police brutality, and systematic oppression in the country. In the following week, and for the remainder of the regular season, Colin Kaepernick kneeled during the anthem. The protests received passionate reactions for and against his protest.

Colin Kaepernick kneeling became a media firestorm, which blew up in September 2017 after President Donald Trump said that NFL owners should “fire” players who protest during the national anthem. Colin Kaepernick became a free agent after that season.No team signed him.

Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned as of this writing.

Colin Kaepernick Contract:

Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers reached a 7-year extension deal in june 2014. The deal could have allowed Colin to earn as much as $126 million from the deal and $61 million in potential guarantees. The extension also came with a $12.3 million signing bonus and a $640,000 salary for the upcoming season.

That $13 million was the only fully-guaranteed aspect of the contract. The $61 million in potential guaranteed money was only guaranteed if Colin Kaepernick suffered a career-ending injury. It was a record-setting contract at the time.

Colin Kaepernick Contract

As per contract, Colin Kaepernick base salary went down $2 million each year 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, Colin Kaepernick $12.4 million base salary at the beginning of the 2015 season was reduced to $10.4 million.

In March 2017, Colin Kaepernick discovered that the 49ers were planning to cut him. Colin Kaepernick decided to opt-out of his contract in order to become a free agent. Colin Kaepernick earned $39 million from his record-setting $126 million contract.

Colin Kaepernick NFL Lawsuit And Settlement:

Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL in 2017 alleging that the league and 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 in February 2019 with an undisclosed payment.

On February 18, 2019, many sports news outlets reported that the settlement amount might have been in the $60 – $80 million range. A month later it was revealed that the true settlement amount was around $10 million.

Colin Kaepernick Nike Contract:

Colin Kaepernick signed his first Nike endorsement deal in 2011. Many believed that Nike did not renew their contract after Colin Kaepernick languished without a team after 2017. In 2018, Nike released an ad campaign on the 30th anniversary of the company’s “Just Do It” campaign. The ad featured Colin Kaepernick with the words “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.”

Nike continued supporting Colin Kaepernick all along, eventually revealing him as a brand ambassador. According to Yahoo NFL reporter Charles Robinson, Nike is still paying Colin Kaepernick a contract that is on par with current star NFL athletes, millions per year that will include royalties on a Kaepernick-branded apparel line.

Colin Kaepernick Girlfriend:

Colin Kaepernick reportedly started dating radio personality and television host Nessa Diab in July 2015. They officially went public about their relationship in February 2016

Colin Kaepernick Fun Facts:

  • Colin Kaepernick family has had a pet African spurred tortoise named Sammy since he was 10 years old.
  • Colin Kaepernick was baptized Methodist, confirmed Lutheran, and attended a Baptist church during his college years.
  • Colin Kaepernick began following a vegan diet in late 2015.
  • Colin Kaepernick dated radio personality and television host Nessa Diab in July 2015, and officially went public about their relationship in February 2016.
  • Colin Kaepernick and Nessa founded the Know Your Rights Camp, an organization that held free seminars to disadvantaged youths to teach them about self-empowerment, American history, and legal rights. In April 2020, the Know Your Rights Camp launched a relief fund for individuals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Kaepernick donated $100,000 to the fund.
  • In February 2020, Kaepernick started Kaepernick Publishing. Kaepernick will publish a memoir through his publishing company and Scholastic.