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Colin Kaepernick Net Worth, How Much Is Colin Kaepernick Worth

In the current scenario, many people are getting inclined towards social work and charity so that they can use their money and wealth for a good cause. We all donate and do our bit but very few of us become the social activists who speak for the right. Colin Kaepernick is one of those civil rights activists who has made his name all over the world. We also know him from the sports he plays and this is Football. He is a former gridiron footballer who is quite popular in the game. Kaepernick was an athletic and mobile quarterback at the University of Nevada, Reno, where he set a number of school and collegiate records.

Colin Kaepernick was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the year 1987. Kaepernick was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in 2011, and he led the team to Super Bowl XLVII less than two years later. In 2016, Kaepernick made headlines when he refused to stand for the national anthem, a form of protest that was quickly imitated by other athletes and turned into a contentious political issue. The next year, he filed a grievance against NFL owners for conspiring to keep him out of the league, until reaching a confidential settlement in February 2019. 

Colin has always been in the news for some of the other reasons whether it be related to football or his work as a civil rights activist. If you are eager to know about his life and how he achieved so much fame, we are going to tell you everything about Colin Kaepernick in this blog. You can also read the biography that includes details about his personal life, football career, and his work for civil rights. So, have a look at the blog to know some interesting facts about him. 

Personal Details

Full Name:Colin Rand Kaepernick
Stage Name:Colin Kaepernick
Gender:Male
Birthday:November 3, 1897 
Place Of Origin:Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Age:33 years old
Height:1.93 m
Weight:105 kg
Nationality:American
Sexual orientation: Straight
Status:Unmarried
Career:San Francisco 49ers (2011–2016)
Profession:Civil rights activist and former football quarterback.
Total Net Worth:$20 Million

How Much Is Colin Kaepernick Worth

Early Life

Colin Rand Kaepernick was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on November 3, 1987. Rick and Teresa Kaepernick, who already had two children of their own but had lost two additional babies shortly after birth due to heart problems, adopted him when he was just a few weeks old. Heidi Russo, Kaepernick’s real mother, was 19 when he was born. She decided to give her baby away to Kaepernicks as she couldn’t bear the expenses of a baby. The Kaepernicks regularly used to get weird comments as white parents of a bi-racial child. Colin’s classmates told him that the Kaepernicks couldn’t possibly be his parents.

 Kaepernick, who relocated to California with his family when he was four years old, began playing youth football at the age of eight. His powerful arm rapidly propelled him to the role of quarterback. Kaepernick relocated to California with his family when he was four years old. Kaepernick began playing youth football as a defensive end and punter when he was eight years old. He was the starting quarterback on his youth squad at the age of nine, and he threw his first touchdown pass. He attended Turlock, California’s John H. Pitman High School. Kaepernick was a player of football, baseball, and basketball.

Then, he got nominated for all-state selection in all three sports his senior year. In football, he was the Central California Conference’s Most Valuable Player (MVP), bringing his school to its first-ever postseason victory. He was a first-team All-CCC forward in basketball, and he led his 16th-ranked team to a close upset over No. 1-ranked Oak Ridge High School in the first round of the playoffs.

NFL Career

Colin was picked by the Chicago Cubs in 2009, but he turned down the opportunity to play baseball in order to pursue his football career. He was drafted in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers, where he served as a backup quarterback until 2012. Throughout the 2012 season, he was outstanding, eventually leading the 49ers to Super Bowl XLVII. Colin then led the 49ers in the NFC where they did not win the championship. 

He was benched in 2015 in favor of backup Blaine Gabbert. He had a left shoulder injury sometime in November. For his surgery and recovery, he had to sit out the balance of the season. He appeared in 12 games in 2016, scoring 16 throwing touchdowns, and intercepting four passes. In 2016 at the 49ers’ third preseason game, Kaepernick remained to sit rather than stand for the playing of the US national anthem before the game. This raised a huge controversy against him. 

Personal Life

Since July 2015, Colin Kaepernick has been dating MTV personality and ‘Hot 97′ DJ Nessa Diab. In February 2016, Diab, who is of Egyptian heritage, was photographed with Kaepernick at a fundraiser event. This was the couple’s first public appearance as a couple. Kaepernick is a devoted Christian and is quite religious. He has a number of religious tattoos. A scroll on his right arm has the Bible passage Psalm 18:39 printed on it. Praying hands with the inscription “To God The Glory” tattooed on them are tattooed beneath the scroll. 

The word “Faith” is written vertically to the left of both the scroll and the praying hands. A Christian symbol on his left arm bears the words “Heaven Sent,” referring to Jesus. From 2015, Colin started following a vegan diet. Kaepernick launched Kaepernick Publishing in February 2020. Through his publishing firm and Audible, Kaepernick will release a memoir.

Colin Kaepernick Net Worth

The total net worth of the famous former NFL player Colin is around $20 Million. However, Colin gets a monthly salary of $ 12.4 Million that is a big amount to live a luxury lifestyle. In July 2016, Kaepernick paid $3.21 million for a two-bedroom luxury condo in New York City. From 2011 to 2016, the quarterback earned approximately $43 million in salary with the San Francisco 49ers. He made an estimated $14.3 million in his final season with the 49ers. He also signed a contract with Nike that helped him raise his net worth. 

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