How Russell Wilson’s net worth compare to Lamar Jackson’s?

How does Russell Wilson’s net worth stack up against fellow guaranteed contract hopeful Lamar Jackson?

Russell Wilson and Lamar Jackson have a significant gap in their net worths at this point in their NFL careers. Much of that has to do with their age, service time in the NFL, and more specifically, their contract situations. Wilson is currently in his 11th year in the NFL, while Jackson is in just his fifth.

NFL players have the opportunity to make millions of dollars through their player contracts. This is especially true for superstar players like Russell Wilson and Lamar Jackson. They are also able to build their net worth in many other ways, such as through endorsements and business ventures, branding their celebrity status. Here's how Wilson and Jackson currently stack up in 2022.

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Russell Wilson's net worth in 2022

Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson's net worth is currently estimated to be around $165 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. He has accumulated the majority of his wealth by being one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL over the last decade. He was initially selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the 2012 NFL Draft, where he signed his rookie deal.

Wilson signed a contract extension with the Seahawks in 2015 worth $87.6 million. He then signed another one in 2019 worth $140 million, setting an NFL record for the most money on a single contract. He then signed another contract extension in 2022 after joining the Denver Broncos worth a massive $242 million.

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Wilson's iconic status in the NFL has landed him a ton of endorsements, including Pepsi and Nike, among many others. He is also the partial owner of the Seattle Sounders FC in the MLS. He is an investor and business partner in many various ventures, including his own brand, 3BRAND. All of this contributes to his net worth.

Lamar Jackson's net worth in 2022

Lamar Jackson

Lamar Jackson currently has a net worth estimated at around $5 million in 2022. He has spent his entire NFL career so far with the Baltimore Ravens since being selected in the 2018 NFL Draft. He played out his four-year rookie contract before the Ravens picked up his fifth-year team option, worth around $23 million.

While he is yet to sign a mega-contract that will significantly increase his net worth, Lamar Jackson is seeking to do so at the conclusion of the 2022 NFL season when he becomes a free agent. He has endorsement deals, including Oakley, among others. He also started his own clothing brand, Era 8 Apparel.

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