What Is the Net Worth of Pat McAfee and How Much Does He Earn From WWE?

Published 04/04/2022, 10:00 AM EDT

Pat McAfee has been making headlines all over the world after his unreal WrestleMania performance. The former NFL punter became the fan-favorite after his hard-hitting bout with Austin Theory. But up until WrestleMania, how much did McAfee’s hard work paid off? What is the net worth of the host of the ‘Pat McAfee Show’?

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McAfee was a well-established star before even stepping foot in a WWE ring. He played for the Indianapolis Colts and scored some impressive field goals. His YouTube talk show is synonymous with football fans. The host is adored by a lot of people in sports. 

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Pat McAfee in the WWE

The wrestling fans got their first taste of Pat McAfee in 2018. He worked as a comedian wrestling analyst for WWE’s third brand, NXT. There, the punter would get in some trouble with the Undisputed Era and Adam Cole. McAfee would use his YouTube talk show to promote upcoming wrestling matches and events. He invited Adam Cole to an episode but things went sideways. 

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Both the athletes would meet in the ring at an NXT pay-per-view called NXT Takeover: XXX. Adam Cole would come out on top. A little while later, McAfee would join the SmackDown Live broadcast team after signing a multi-year deal with the company. This contract came alongside an absurd FanDuel deal. According to the New York Post“In what might be the richest talent deal in sports media history, FanDuel has reportedly signed a contract with “The Pat McAfee Show” worth in the vicinity of $30 million annually.” Pat has become one of the most fun and entertaining parts of the Friday night show. The Pat McAfee Show would continue to host WWE wrestlers and personalities. 

McAfee’s net worth

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According to Celebrity Net worth, Pat McAfee has a net worth of $20 million and has a salary of $30 million. He played football for the Indianapolis Colts from 2009 to 2016. Pat was a seventh-round, 222 overall pick in the 2009 NFL draft. His first contract was over $15 million from salary and bonuses. McAfee signed a 5-year $14 million deal that came with $5 million in guarantees. After returning from football, he launched his extremely successful podcast

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McAfee has never stayed away from the limelight. From Pro Bowl selections to Wrestling at WrestleMania, he has done it all. The charming personality is what keeps the fans wanting more of the athlete. 

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Gurjyot Singh Dadial

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Sports journalist by day, gamer by night and a gym addict by morning. Gurjyot has been a lifelong fan of Wrestling, Contact sports, Rock music and Video games. With a degree in English Literature and Economics from Patkar College, Mumbai, he is set out to conquer every task he sets his mind to.

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