- Ezekiel Elliot Net Worth: $12 Million
The NFL has created many millionaires. NFL was founded in 1920 and currently has a total of 32 teams. Roger Goodell is the commissioner of the NFL and earned up to $44 million a year.
Ezekiel Elliot’s Early Life
Ezekiel Elliot is an American professional football player who was born in Alton, Illinois in July 1995. His parents both played college athletics. His mom ran track in college and dad was a linebacker for Missouri football team.
Ezekiel Elliot’s High School and College Career
Elliot started his football career at John Burroughs High School. He was named Male Athlete of the year by STL in 2012. Also, Elliot played basketball and ran track while in high school.
After high school, he started his college career playing for The Ohio State University. While playing for Ohio State he earned his title of the Beg Ten offensive player of the year in 2015. He was also named the unanimous All-Big ten player.
Ezekiel Elliot’s NFL Career
After his college football success, he decided to enter the NFL draft where he was drafted No.4 overall by the Dallas Cowboys. The Dallas Cowboys are owned by Jerry Jones. Jerry Jones has a net worth of $5.6 billion. The Dallas Cowboys are worth $4.2 billion dollars and no other team is worth more than them. Ezekiel signed a 4-year contract that pays $6.22 million a year. Plus he got a signing bonus of $16.3 Million. In 2016, he played 15 games. He came out in beast mode from the start. He took first place in total rush yards and rushing yards per game. And he came third place in touchdowns, at 16. That is pretty good for a rookie.
Fun Interesting Facts about Ezekiel Elliot
- Ezekiel owns a white corvette.
- He comes from an athletic family.
- Elliot attended a private high school.
- He played baseball when he was younger.
- The Ezekiel residence is worth $1.2 million.