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Christian McCaffrey Now Becomes The Highest-Paid Running Back In NFL History; Know About His Salary, Net Worth, and Contract Details

Christian McCaffrey is an American football player who currently plays as a running back for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). Additionally, he was first drafted by the Carolina Panthers in 2017 as a 1st round, 8th overall pick. Furthermore, Christian is the highest-paid running back in NFL history, signing a $64m contract extension with Carolina Panthers on April 13, 2020.

The 2019 Pro-Ball player, Christian was born on June 7, 1996, in Castle Rock, Colorado. Additionally, he started his career after attending Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. Particularly, he played as a  running back, wide receiver, cornerback, and punter for his high-school team. After complete his amateur career, Christain joined Stanford University to play for their team.

Highest-Paid Running Back In NFL History

Christain McCaffery is now the highest-paid running back in the entire NFL history. As per the reports, on April 13, 2020, he signed a massive contract extension of $64 million for four years. Furthermore, the latest deal puts McCaffrey ahead of Dallas’ Ezekiel Elliott as the league’s highest-paid running back. In particular, Elliott makes around $15m a season as a salary.

Christian McCaffrey is Highest-Paid Running Back In NFL History
Christian McCaffrey is Highest-Paid Running Back In NFL History
Source: Yahoo! Sports

Soon after signing the contract, Christian in the interview with ESPN told:

I’m so excited to continue my career in Carolina,” McCaffrey continued saying, “I want to thank Mr. Tepper, Marty Hurney, and Coach Rhule for the opportunity to help lead this great franchise, and to all my teammates for their help along the way.

Along with the contract, he is also offered an average annual salary of $16,000,000. As per the contract, in 2020, he is expected to earn the base salary of $2,816,090, while carrying a cap hit of $5,485,872 and a dead cap value of $5,485,872.

Christian McCaffrey Net Worth: $10 Million

As of April 2020, 23 years old famous running back, Christian has a mouth-watering net worth over $10 million. Additionally, playing three seasons in NFL, McCaffrey has accumulated $14,474,489 as career earnings. Apart from sponsorship and brand endorsements, the majority of his career earning is completely dependent on his professional career.


Back in 2019, he earned $2,032,390 as a salary along with $49,276 as an incentive wich aftermath becomes $2,081,666 in total. Similarly, he earned $1,248,695 and $465,000 as a salary in 2018 and 2017 respectively. In addition, he also received $10,679,128 as a signing bonus in 2017.

Contract Details

  • Drafted by Carolina (CAR): Round 1 (#8 overall) on April 27, 2017
  • Signed a 4 year $17.24 million contract with Carolina (CAR), including a 5th-year option in 2021 on May 4, 2017
  • Signed a 4 year $64 million contract extension with Carolina (CAR) on April 13, 2020

Christian McCaffrey Endorsement Deals And Assets

Apart from financial aspects, McCaffery earns additional cash from sponsorship and endorsement deals. In addition, he often promotes the products of different renowned brands. In particular, with the reference of his Instagram, we came to the conclusion that he is currently enjoying an endorsement deal with brands such as Ascent Protein, Bose, Nike, and many more.

Christian McCaffrey car
Christian McCaffrey posing in his BMW car
Source: Instagram

Talking about his assets, he has a collection of luxurious cars. Out of his collection, he regularly flaunts his expensive cars of the brand Marcedes and BMW. Matter of fact, his cars Marcedes and BMW have a base price of $127,650 and $66,500 respectively.

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