Currently contracted to the Washington Redskins, Adrian Peterson is a running back who will become a free agent once free agency starts on 13 March 2019. Having played 12 seasons in his NFL career thus far, Peterson was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2007 NFL Draft as the seventh overall pick. Peterson holds the record for the most rushing yards in a single game. He earned this record when he ran for 296 yards for the Vikings against the San Diego Chargers on 4 November 2007.
Adrian Peterson has played in the Pro Bowl seven times, been selected to the All-Pro First Team four times, and the All-Pro Second Team three times. He even received regular season MVP honors in 2012 and has an estimated net worth of $40 million.
Adrian Peterson Salary
Having earned over $99 million during the course of his career, Adrian Peterson signed his biggest contract - a 7-year $96 million deal - in 2011 with the Minnesota Vikings. It included $32 million in guaranteed wages and made Peterson the then highest paid running back in NFL history.
Seeing his stock fall over the years due to recurring injuries, Peterson signed a veteran's minimum contract of $1,015,000 for a year with the Washington Redskins in 2018 after being released by the Arizona Cardinals at the end of the 2017 season.
Adrian Peterson Endorsements
Once a top-10 player in the league, Peterson worked with marquee brands such as Nike and Verizon back in the earlier years of this decade. However, after being indicted in 2014 on account of recklessly beating up his then 4-year-old son, those deals soon went away. Peterson did return to sponsorships through Adidas, with whom he signed a deal in 2015.
Adrian Peterson Charity Work
Highlighting the importance of inspiring hope for at-risk children, Peterson established the All Day Foundation in 2008 to build a better future for them. He has also made decent contributions to or helped raise funds for other charities as well such as the Tim Tebow Foundation and the Starkey Hearing Foundation.
|Source of wealth||Professional NFL player, Endorsements|
|Salary||$1.015 million in 2018|
|Endorsement earnings||$1 million in 2012*|
|Brands endorsed||Nike, Verizon Wireless, Adidas|
|Marital status||Married to Ashley Brown|
|Charities supported||All Day Foundation, Tim Tebow Foundation, Starkey Hearing Foundation|
*Note: No reliable data for Peterson's endorsement earnings post 2012 has been made available.
Updated on 10 March 2019