Drafted into the NFL in 2004 by the Arizona Cardinals with the third overall pick, Larry Fitzgerald is a wide receiver who has played for the same franchise throughout his 15-year career. An 11-time Pro Bowler, he was also named the Pro Bowl MVP in 2008. Fitzgerald is ranked second in the NFL in terms of career receiving yards with 16,279 of the same. He is also ranked third in terms of career receptions (1303).
A two-time NFL receptions leader and a two-time NFL receiving touchdowns leader, Fitzgerald has also made it to the All-Pro First Team once in his career in 2008. He has an estimated net worth of $50 million.
Larry Fitzgerald Salary
Fitzgerald has earned approximately $163 million in cumulative salaries throughout the course of his 15-year career. In what made him the 5th highest paid player in the NFL at the time, the 35-year-old signed an 8-year $120 million extension with the Cardinals in August 2011. His biggest paycheck was worth $26.25 million which he earned in 2012 thanks to an option bonus of $15 million.
Fitzgerald earned a reported $12 million in salaries in 2018. In what would be the last year of his current contract, he is slated to earn upto $11.25 million in 2019 which includes a base salary of $11 million and incentives upto $250,000.
Larry Fitzgerald Endorsements
An in-demand player by virtue of his quality as a player, Fitzgerald has appeared in commercials for several brands such as Bose, Bridgestone, Visa, Capital One, AT&T, Nike, and Microsoft. Besides these, he has also had endorsements deals with Lenovo, Nokia, University of Phoenix and Powercube.
Larry Fitzgerald Charity Work
Fitzgerald is the founder of the Larry Fitzgerald First Down Fund. Through this fund, he has supported health-related organizations that work with children and families in need. He also collaborated with Lenovo in May 2014 to distribute free tablets to children in four schools in Phoenix and five schools in Minneapolis. Fitzgerald has made as many as five tours with the United Service Organizations to meet soldiers posted abroad.
|Source of wealth||Professional NFL player, Endorsements|
|Salary||$15 million per year|
|Endorsement earnings||$1.5 million in 2014*|
|Brands endorsed||Bose, Bridgestone, Visa, Capital One, AT&T, Nike, Microsoft, Lenovo, Nokia, University of Phoenix, Powercube|
|Marital status||Dating Melissa Blakesley|
|Charities supported||Larry Fitzgerald First Down Fund, United Service Organizations|
*Note: No reliable data for Fitzgerald's endorsement earnings post 2014 has been made available.
Updated on 15 March 2019