Having been drafted by the the then San Diego Chargers (now Los Angeles Chargers) in 2005, Philip Rivers is a quarterback who has played the entirety of his 15-year career for the same franchise. After initially playing as a backup to Drew Brees in his first two campaigns, Rivers was promoted to the starter's spot after the former was traded to the New Orleans Saints. Rivers has a career passer rating of 95.6 which is the eighth best of all time.
An 8-time Pro-Bowler, Rivers led his Chargers side to the Divisional Round in last season's playoffs where they lost to eventual champions New England Patriots. He has an estimated net worth of $80 million.
Philip Rivers Salary
One of the highest paid players in the history of the league, Rivers has earned almost $203 million in cumulative salaries throughout the course of his 15-year career. He made a reported $15 million in 2018.
In what was the biggest contract of his career, the North Carolina State University alumnus signed a 4-year $84 million extension in 2015. As a result, he ended up pocketing a little over $32 million in salaries alone that year.
Philip Rivers Endorsements
Rivers has raked in numerous endorsement deals as a result of his reputation as an elite player. Some of the brands that Rivers has endorsed include AdvoCare, Bose, Papa John's, and DirecTV.
Philip Rivers Charity Work
Rivers, along with wife Tiffany started the Rivers of Hope Foundation in 2009. Through this charity, Rivers has helped orphaned and abandoned children find permanent homes. Despite contributing over a million dollars to the cause, the duo shut shop on the foundation in 2013 when they decided to take their efforts behind the scenes. He has also met several children through collaborative efforts with the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
|Residence||San Diego, California|
|Source of wealth||Professional NFL player, Endorsements|
|Salary||$21 million per year|
|Endorsement earnings||$450,000 in 2016*|
|Brands endorsed||AdvoCare, Bose, Papa John's, DirecTV|
|Marital status||Married to Tiffany Rivers|
|Charities supported||Rivers of Hope Foundation, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Ronald McDonald House Charities|
*Note: No reliable data for Rivers' endorsement earnings post 2016 has been made available.
Updated on 15 March 2019