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Calvin Johnson Net Worth

Calvin Johnson Biography

Calvin Johnson Jr. was born on the 29th September 1985, in Newnan, Georgia USA. His name is well known on the football fields, playing as a wide receiver for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. His professional career began in 2007 and already Johnson has put a number of career achievements under his name, including the Detroit Lions all-time career leader in receiving yards and touchdowns, fastest receiver to reach 10,000 receiving yards and NFL single-season record for most receiving yards, among others.

Have you ever wondered how rich Calvin Johnson is? According to sources, it is estimated that Calvin Johnson`s overall net worth is $30 million, an amount earned through his successful career as a football player spanning just eight years so far.

Calvin Johnson Net Worth $30 Million

Since his high school years, Calvin has stood out as an athlete. He attended the Sandy Creek High School and while there he tried himself as a football and baseball player, however he decided on football. With a lot of success in the next few years as a member of the High School football team, he was named the No.1 player in Georgia. Upon graduation from high school, he enrolled at Georgia Institute Of Technology, and continued with his football career, playing for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. During his college career, Calvin set the record for the team with most yards received in college career, and received numerous awards, including the Biletnikoff Award in 2006 and Paul Warfield Trophy the same year. Furthermore, he was named in the All-American Team two consecutive years, 2005 and 2006.

Calvin`s professional career began with the 2007 NFL Draft, as he was selected by the Detroit Lions as a 2nd pick overall. His first contract was presented as a six-year deal, where he could earn up to $64, with $27.2 million as guaranteed money. With just this signature, Calvin`s overall net worth has only begun to increase.

He made his debut on the 9th September 2007 against the Oakland Raiders, helping his team to win with his first touchdown. In the next few games Calvin earned a nickname, Megatron, as because of his large hands he resembles Decepticons, and which follows him until the present day. Although he was injured in a game against Philadelphia Eagles, and played through the injury the whole season, this influenced his numbers, as he finished with only five touchdowns overall and 756 yards.Off course his net worth was still assured.

Calvin battled with injuries next few seasons, but his numbers increased, and his influence in the team became greater, which eventually resulted in him signing an eight-year contract worth up to $132 million, making him the highest paid player in his position in the NFL.

Other than the contract extension, his net worth benefited from bonuses through his many accomplishments in the league, including the five-time Pro Bowl appearance, three times as the First Team All Pro; twice achieving the NFL receiving yards leader, and he is a part of the 10,000 Receiving Yards Club with 10,727 yards and counting. Adding to the list of the NFL records, he is also a player with most consecutive games with at least 100 receiving yards, standing at eight.

Since 2007, when he was drafted by the Lions, he has become one of the greatest players in history of the franchise, holding several records under his name, including the most career receiving touchdowns, as he stopped at 16 in 2011 season, he also holds the record for the most seasons with 10+ receiving touchdowns in a single season with four, among others.

When it comes to his personal life, Calvin has been engaged to Britney McNorton since March 2015. Calvin is recognized as a Christian, expressing his beliefs with tattoos showing the crucifixion of Jesus on his left arm and a Christian cross on his right arm.

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Quick Facts

Full NameCalvin Johnson
Net WorthUS$132 million
Date Of BirthSeptember 29, 1985
Height1.96 m
Weight107 kg
ProfessionAmerican football player
EducationGeorgia Institute of Technology, Sandy Creek High School
NationalityAmerican
ParentsArica Johnson, Calvin Johnson
SiblingsWali Johnson, Elan Johnson, Erica Johnson
Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/Megatron
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/calvinjohnsonjr
Instagramhttp://www.instagram.com/megatron
AwardsAll-Pro, Fred Biletnikoff Award, NFL Play of the Year Award, College Football All-America Team, Fantasy Player of the Year, Touchdown Club of Columbus
NominationsHeisman Trophy, Best NFL Player ESPY Award, Art Rooney Award, Best Record-Breaking Performance ESPY Award, Kids' Choice Sports Award for Favorite Catch


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Selected by the Detroit Lions in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 2007 NFL draft.
2Detroit Lions wide receiver, 2007-present.
3Cover athlete on Madden NFL 13 (2012).


Filmography

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Good Morning America2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The View2016TV SeriesHimself
Dancing with the Stars2016TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
Access Hollywood2016TV SeriesHimself
Extra2016TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2016TV SeriesHimself
Access Hollywood Live2016TV SeriesHimself
All or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona Cardinals2016TV SeriesHimself - Wide Receiver #81
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHimself - NFL Superlatives
Late Show with David Letterman2012TV SeriesHimself
NFL on FOX2010TV SeriesHimself - Detroit Lions Wide Receiver
Rome Is Burning2010TV SeriesHimself
2004 Champs Sports Bowl2004TV MovieHimself - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Wide Receiver

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2013-2017TV SeriesHimself - Detroit Lions / Himself - Detroit Lions Wide Receiver / Himself - Former NFL Player / ...
The Insider2016TV SeriesHimself
Source
IMDB Wikipedia

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