Who is Jimmy Graham? What is net worth of Jimmy Graham? The extraordinary American football player for Seattle Seahawks has won the hearts of numerous people in a very short span of time. In few years, he has broken and established many records with himself along with winning awards and being one of the top three tight end players.
Born in Goldsboro, North Carolina, Graham had a rough childhood, being tossed by his birth mother to different relatives for financial instability, finally being sent to a group home. Finally, he was adopted by a Church Youth Counsellor and began improving his grades in the Charis Prep school. Soon enough he became a basketball star as a senior at Community Christian and Charis Prep in Wilson, North Carolina and got a basketball scholarship in Miami. He was part of the Miami Hurricane’s men basketball team at the University of Miami and graduated with a double major in marketing and management. As of a partner, the player is single and open for options.
His career began when he was signed by the New Orleans Saints, and since then he kept passing each milestone and creating a name for himself in his short span of his career.
Jimmy Graham Net Worth
After signing the salary contract of $40,000,000 for four years with the New Orleans Saints, the extraordinary football player had a huge jump in his net worth, currently standing at $31 million US dollars as of 2017. Apart from his contracts, the player also earns from his various investments and brand endorsements including the Smoothie King, of which he is a brand ambassador.
With an annual salary of $10 million dollars, his net worth had a 100% hike in the past three years, which is definitely incredible. It is estimated that Graham will earn an impressive $7.9 million dollars in 2017 along with a roster bonus of $2 million dollars and a workout bonus of $100,00 dollars.
Jimmy Graham Assets:
Graham has a number of luxurious cars which stand proudly in his garage. Earlier, he had a Range Rover and a Mercedes-Benz, recently he got the lavish Audi R8 for himself costing around $0.5 million. The player currently lives in Carlsbad, California, an affluent resort city where he bought an extravagant house in 2015. The present value of this palatial house is $ 1.9 million dollars.
Graham has lived a life full of achievements in his few years of the beginning of his career. The player has received various awards and broken records in this short span of time. His career highlighted many times including the 4x Pro Bowl in 2011 and then consecutively in 2013 and 2014, and later in 2016.
In his second season in NFL, the player had 99 receptions for 1,310 yards and 11 touchdowns. The same year, he had his first appearance as a Pro Bowl player and got recognized as an All-Pro player at his position. He became the first tight end player in the history of New Orleans Saints to have more than 1,000 receiving yards in one season. In 2011, he received Ed Block Courage Award.
The American player himself having a tough childhood and living in a group home for some time, understands the hardship of the underprivileged and extends his hand to help them. Graham willingly volunteered to be a part of the Angel Flight Soars Program, who offer free transport for medical treatment to patients which are not available locally. His first mission was of Faafua Cummings, who was being treated for severe pains and had no idea about the identity of her pilot. His mission was obviously a great success, and Cummings was delighted with the stranger.
The rumours were there that Jimmy would be on the outs this time, as Luke Wilson is free to play and apparently he is charging a lot. So Jimmy Graham is going to be out as they are willing to take in Wilson. But it is all hoax. The general manager of Seattle Seahawks confirmed that Jimmy will be back in 2017 without a doubt.
Though Jimmy shares very little details about his personal life but we fans cannot wait to explore the secrets. Nothing much is known about his life beyond games. There are a thousand reasons to keep Jimmy in the team and his skills undoubtedly make him a top-notch player. Hope that we get to see Jimmy again playing on 2017 for Seattle Seahawks.