Julius Peppers Net Worth is
Julius Peppers Biography
Julius Frazier Peppers was born on the 18th July 1980, in Wilson, North Carolina USA, of African and American descent. He is a professional American Football player, who plays in the position of outside linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for the Green Bay Packers; previously he played for the Carolina Panthers (2002–09) and Chicago Bears (2010–13). His professional career has been active since 2002.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Julius Peppers is? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that Julius counts his net worth at the impressive amount of $30 million as of mid-2016; his salary per year is $1 million. The main source of this sum of money is his successful career as a professional NFL player.
Julius Peppers Net Worth $30 Million
Julius Peppers was born to Bessie “Faye” Peppers and George Kurney, but raised by a single mother, as his father left when Julius was a baby. He spent his childhood in Bailey, where he attended Bailey’s Southern Nash Senior High School. There he began playing football, and he finished his high school career with 3,501 rushing yards and 46 touchdowns. Thanks to his skills, he was named to the All-America team by “Parade” magazine, as well as the Male Athlete of the Year by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association. After matriculation, he continued his education and football career at the University of North Carolina, where he played for the Tar Heels, a college team, from 1998 to 2001. During his college career he receivedfirst-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and second-team All-American honors. Other than that, he also won the Lombardi Award and Chuck Bednarik Award.
Afterwards, Julius’ professional football career began in 2002, when he was selected by the Carolina Panthers as the 2nd overall pick in the NFL Draft, behind David Carr. His net worth increased thanks to the contracts he signed with the Panthers during those seven seasons he spent at Carolina. While playing for the Panthers, he won several individual and team awards, including the NFC Champion in 2003, AP NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2002, NFC Defensive Player of the Year in 2004, and two times First-team All-Pro in 2004 and 2006. Furthermore, he earned the Pro Bowl selection 5 times, in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009.
He played for the Panthers until the end of the 2009 season, when he signed a contract worth $91.5 million over six years with the Chicago Bears. He continued successfully with the Bears, finishing his first season with 43 solo tackles, 11 assisted tackles, 8 sacks, 3 forced fumbles, 2 interceptions, 9 passes defenses, 5 stuffs, and 1 blocked kick. While with the Bears, he earned his sixth, seventh and eighth Pro-Bowl appearance in 2010, 2011, and 2012.
He played for the Bears until he was released in 2013, and soon signed a contract worth $30 million over 3 years, with the Green Bay Packers, which only added further to his net worth. Nothing changed for Julius in the following seasons, earning his ninth Pro-Bowl appearance in 2015, and reaching the number of 136 sacks in his career, which keeps him currently in ninth place in NFL history.
If to talk about his personal life, Julius Peppers has two sons – Elijah with Lia Ames, and Amare whose mother is unknown. He is also known as a philanthropist, who has donated over $500,000 to a scholarship program of the University of North Carolina.
|Full Name||Julius Peppers|
|Net Worth||$30 Million|
|Date Of Birth||January 18, 1980|
|Place Of Birth||Wilson, North Carolina, United States|
|Height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Weight||287 lbs (130.18 kg)|
|Profession||American football player, Athlete|
|Education||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Southern Nash High School|
|Nationality||United States of America|
|Parents||Bessie Brinkley, George Kearney|
|Nicknames||The Freak of Nature , Julius Frazier Peppers , Big Head|
|Awards||Lombardi Award, NFL Honors - AP Defensive Rookie of the Year|
|Nominations||Heisman Trophy, NFL Honors - Greatness on the Road|
|1||Carolina Panthers All-Time Sacks Leader(81).|
|2||Signed a 6-year, $91 million contract with the Chicago Bears on March 5, 2010 [March 2010]|
|3||Played football and basketball at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.|
|4||Named after Julius Erving and Walt Frazier.|
|5||Defensive end selected in the first round of the 2002 NFL Draft out of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Named NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press.|
|NFL Rush Zone||2014||TV Series||Himself|
|NFL Monday Night Football||2004-2010||TV Series||Himself - Carolina Panthers Defensive End / Himself - Chicago Bears Defensive End|
|NBC Sunday Night Football||2006||TV Series||Himself - Carolina Panthers Defensive End|
|2005 NFC Championship Game||2006||TV Special||Himself - Carolina Panthers Defensive End|
|ESPN's Sunday Night Football||2003-2004||TV Series||Himself - Carolina Panthers Defensive End|
|Super Bowl XXXVIII||2004||TV Special||Himself - Carolina Panthers Left Defensive End|
|NFL on FOX||2002-2003||TV Series||Himself - Carolina Panthers Defensive End|