Green Bay Packers’ Number 12 Aaron Rodgers is one of the most prominent names in the NFL today. Statistically regarded as one of the best quarterbacks, he was born on December 2nd, 1983. Right from his college career with the Golden Bears, Rodgers set the tone for his successful career with a low interception rate. This prompted the Green Bay Packers to draft him in the 1st round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He has remained loyal to the side ever since and is set to enter his 16th season at Lambeau Field in the 2020 NFL season.
According to NFL.com, Rodgers has played 181 regular-season games for the Green Bay Packers. He had made a whopping 6,061 passing attempts. The quarterback has completed 3,913 passes for a 64.6% completion percentage. He has passed for a whopping 46,946 yards and 364 touchdowns as the Green Bay Packers quarterback.
Whilst rushing, Rodgers has made 614 attempts to go forward, rushed for 3,122 career yards, and has 28 rushing touchdowns.
As per Pro-Football-Reference, Aaron Rodgers has featured in 19 playoff games as the Green Bay Packers quarterback. He has a 64.3% pass completion with 425 completions from 661 attempts. Furthermore, he has passed for 5,027 yards and has 40 touchdowns to his name. As a rusher, Rodgers has gained 288 yards and has 3 touchdowns.
Aaron Rodgers has had a whole host of achievements in his NFL career. He is a Super Bowl winner (XLV) and even claimed the MVP award at the event. In addition, he is a 2x NFL regular season MVP (2011, 2014). The Green Bay Packers quarterback has also made 8 Pro Bowls and is a 2-time First-Team All-Pro (2011, 2014).
He has won the Associated Press Athlete of the Year and the Bert Bell Award in 2011. Furthermore, Rodgers is a 2 time NFL passer rating leader ( 2011, 2012) and is part of the NFL 2010s All-Decade Team.
Aaron is in the running for league MVP going into the play-offs for the 2020 season. His career pass completion comes in at 4,285 with 6,587 pass attempts. Rodgers has 51,245 passing years under his belt with 4,299 coming in his 2020 run.
As per Forbes, Rodgers is 2020’s 45th highest-paid athlete in the world with earnings of $30.1 million. $9 million of this came from endorsements in the last calendar year. Rodgers endorses Adidas, Panini, Bose, Prevea Healthcare, and State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance.
According to Spotrac, Rodgers signed a new 4-year contract with the Green Bay Packers in 2018. The deal will see the quarterback earn $134 million. This includes a signing bonus of $57.5 million, with $98.7 million guaranteed. In 2020 he would earn $21.5 million.
Furthermore, the Green Bay Packers quarterback owns a minority stake in the NBA side, the Milwaukee Bucks. Celebrity Net Worth lists Rodgers’ net worth at $120 million and a salary at $20 million. Between June 2018 and June 2019, he earned $90 million from salary and endorsements. If Rodgers earns-out his full contract by 2023, his on-field earnings will be $315 million.
Rodgers possesses a laundry list of NFL records that date all the way back to 2011. Rodgers has the most seasons with 35+ touchdowns (5), most seasons with 40+ touchdown passes (3), most seasons with 45+ touchdown passes(2-tied). Moreover, he’s the fastest NFL QB to 400 career passing touchdowns (193 games). Additionally, the Packers veteran holds the prestigious record of having 402 consecutive passes without an interception.
Rodgers is heavily involved with philanthropic activities in Wisconsin. The Green Bay Packers quarterback has founded itsAaron along with David Gruber. The project saw 12 episodes filmed over 3 years to create awareness for organizations and people that are changing the world. Aaron Rodgers is a known supporter of RAISE Hope for Congo as well as the Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer (MACC) Fund.
April 2020 saw the former MVP offer a personally guided tour of Lambeau Field, tickets to a game, on-field passes, and his jersey after the game. It’s part of the ‘All In Challenge’ where athletes are helping raise money for charities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The effort has brought in more than $17 million.
One of the earliest and most lucrative endorsements came in the form of an Adidas deal that allowed for a more prominent presence in advertisements through all media in an NFL market dominated by Nike because it makes all the league’s official jerseys. Rodgers’ best-known national endorsement came in as the State-Farm ‘Discount Double Check’ commercials.
He earned $9 million off the field through memorabilia, royalties, and endorsement deals with Adidas, State-Farm, Prevea healthcare, Bergstrom Automotive, Sharpie, and IZOD. Additionally, State Farm is one of the richest endorsement deals in the NFL.
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|Height||6ft 2 in|
|Endorsements||Adidas, State Farm,|
|Residence||Wisconsin (primary), Malibu, California|
|Major Achievements||Super Bowl Champion |
Super Bowl MVP (XLV)
9-time Pro Bowl winner
NFL completion leader (2020)
2-time NFL MVP (2011, 2014)