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Dwight Freeney Net Worth

Dwight Freeney Net Worth is
$10 Million

Dwight Freeney Biography

Dwight Jason Freeney was born on the 19th February 1980, in Hartford, Connecticut USA, and is probably best recognized for being a professional American Football player, who currently plays in the position of defensive end in the National Football League (NFL) for the Atlanta Falcons. Previously, he played for the Indianapolis Colts, San Diego Chargers and Arizona Cardinals. His professional playing career has been active since 2002.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Dwight Freeney is, as of mid- 2016? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of Dwight’s net worth is over $10 million, accumulated through his successful career as a professional football player.

Dwight Freeney Net Worth $10 Million

Dwight Freeney was raised with an older brother by parents Joy and Hugh Freeney, Sr. He went to Bloomfield High School in Bloomfield, Connecticut, where he was active in baseball, basketball, football, and soccer, in all of which he earned letters; however, he decided to focus on a career in football, and while in high school he set the record for sacks, and his No. 44 football jersey was retired when he matriculated. Bright and talented, he earned an athletic scholarship to continue studies at Syracuse University, where he played for the Syracuse Orange football team. Hi finished his college football career setting a school record in his senior year with 17.5 sacks and 34 career sacks. Thanks to his skills, Dwight was named a first-team All-Big East Conference selection in 2000 and 2001, as well as a first-team All-American in 2001.

Dwight’s professional playing career began when he was selected as the 11th overall pick in the 2002 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts. Upon arrival he signed a rookie contract, and in the same year he set an NFL rookie record with nine forced fumbles, and was nominated for the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award. In the 2004 season, he led the team with 16 sacks, finishing it as the 3rd fastest player to achieve 40 sacks. Partly thanks to him, in 2006 the Colts became NFL Champions, defeating the Chicago Bears in Super Bowl XLI. In the next year, he signed a contract worth $72 million over six years, which only increased further his net worth. He excelled in playing until an injury in 2012, when he finished the season with only five sacks and 12 tackles.

Subsequently, Dwight wasn’t resigned by the Colts in 2013, so he signed a two-year contract with the San Diego Chargers. Unfortunately, he was injured, so he couldn’t play consistently, and he finished the 2013-2014 season with 10 tackles, 3.5 sacks, and a pass deflect.

Soon after, he signed a contract with the Arizona Cardinals worth $870,000, increasing his net worth; however, he played there only one season, although he was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 16. He left the team, and since August 2016 Dwight has been a player of the Atlanta Falcons, contributing further to his net worth.

When it comes to speak about Dwight Freeney’s personal life, there is no information about relationships in the media. His financial advisor has been charged with embezzling over $2 million from Dwight.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameDwight Freeney
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthFebruary 19, 1980
Place Of BirthHartford, Connecticut, United States
Height6 ft (1.85 m)
Weight269 lbs (122 kg)
ProfessionAmerican football defensive end
EducationBloomfield High School (1998), Syracuse University
NationalityAmerican
ParentsHugh Freeney, Joy Freeney
SiblingsHugh Freeney
NicknamesDwight Jason Freeney
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/dwightfreeney
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/dwight_freeney/
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dwight_Freeney
Allmusichttp://www.allmusic.com/song/dwight-freeney-mt0031881391
NominationsHeisman Trophy


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Ranks 21st on NFL All-Time Sacks List (107.5).
2Led the NFL in Sacks (16) in 2004.


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dwight Freeney's Cereal Commercial2012Short

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Super Bowl XLIV2010TV SpecialHimself - Indianapolis Colts Starting Defensive End
Pardon the Interruption2006-2009TV SeriesHimself
Hell's Kitchen2009TV SeriesHimself - Restaurant Patron
The Greatest Game Ever Played2008TV MovieHimself - Colts Defensive End 2006
NBC Sunday Night Football2006-2007TV SeriesHimself - Indianapolis Colts Defensive End
Super Bowl XLI2007TV SpecialHimself - DE, Indianapolis Colts
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself
National Health Test with Bryant Gumbel2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
ESPN's Sunday Night Football2003-2004TV SeriesHimself - Indianapolis Colts Defensive End
NFL on FOX2002-2003TV SeriesHimself - Indianapolis Colts Defensive End
Super Bowl LI2017TV SpecialHimself
Conan2017TV SeriesHimself - Clueless Gamer
All or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona Cardinals2016TV SeriesHimself - Linebacker #54
Sklar Brothers: Whatarewetalkinbout?!2014TV MovieHimself
Rachael Ray2013TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
Mike & Mike2010-2012TV SeriesHimself - Indianapolis Colts LinebackerB Dwight Freeney / Himself - Telephone Interviewee
Good Morning America2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The After Party with Jay Glazer2011TV SeriesHimself
Field of Dreams 2: Lockout2011ShortHimself
Field of Dreams 2: NFL Lockout with Taylor Lautner: Behind the Scenes2011ShortHimself
Field of Dreams 2: NFL Lockout with Taylor Lautner: Deleted Scenes2011ShortHimself
Rome Is Burning2007-2011TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest Host
NFL Monday Night Football2002-2010TV SeriesHimself - Indianapolis Colts Defensive End / Himself
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