About Colin Kaepernick
COLIN KAEPERNICK NET WORTH
It has been claimed that the total size of Colin Kaepernick net worth is as high as 16 million dollars. In addition to his high net worth, it has been stated that his annual earnings are as much as 750 thousand dollars. Colin Kaepernick has become famous because of his career as a football player. This career not only made him popular, but also added up to the total sum of Colin Kaepernick net worth.
Colin Kaepernick was born in 1987 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Initially, he was not focused on football career. When he was studying in high school, he excelled in baseball. In fact, he received offers from some universities to study there under baseball scholarship. Nevertheless, he still fell that he was more interested into football and did not want to make a mistake. Thus, he chose to study at the University of Nevada. When studying there, Colin Kaepernick proved to be a highly successful football player. At that time, he was also considered as one of the most promising college quarterbacks in the United States.
When he was a college football player, he also received many accolades. Also, he became a holder of some records. In 2009, Colin Kaepernick was chosen to play for the Chicago Cubs. However, he turned down this offer because he wanted to focus on his football career. This seems as a right choice as football has added up a lot not only to his fame, but also to the overall size of Colin Kaepernick net worth.
In 2011, he signed a contract with the San Francisco 49ers. He stayed in this team up until 2012, where he served as a backup quarterback. After that, he started to appear in games more regularly. In the season of 2012, Colin Kaepernick showed his real potential in football and during this season a huge part of Colin Kaepernick net worth was also earned. Also, he was the one who led the team to the Super Bowl games.
In 2014, he signed a contract with the team for six years more. In fact, the deal assures Colin Kaepernick to earn as much as 126 million dollars. 61 million dollars out of this sum is a guaranteed money for him. 12.3 million dollars is a signed bonus from this contract, too. Thus, it seems that his career in the San Francisco 49ers has really taken off and he is considered as one of the best paid football players in the league.