Zach Wilson Net Worth 2021, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Height, Weight, Family, Parents, Contract, Draft

Zach Wilson net worth

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Introduction

Zach Wilson is an American football quarterback for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at BYU, where he was a two-time bowl game MVP and was selected second overall by the Jets in the 2021 NFL Draft.

Early life

NameZach Wilson
Net Worth$10 million
ProfessionAmerican football player
Height1.91m
Age22 years
Zach Wilson net worth 2021

Zachary Kapono Wilson was born on August 3, 1999 (age 22 years) in Draper, Utah, United States. His parents are Michael Wilson(father) and Lisa Wilson Neeleman(mother) and he has three brothers and two sisters. He is part Hawaiian on his father’s side, with his middle name Kapono meaning “righteous” in the Hawaiian language.

Some other members of his family include airline entrepreneur David Neeleman and HealthEquity co-founder Stephen Neeleman. Wilson was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a child, a trait that runs in his family He is also a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

He attended Corner Canyon High School, where he played high school football. He passed for 2,986 yards and 24 touchdowns while also rushing for 752 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior. Wilson originally committed to play quarterback at Boise State University before later de-committing and choosing to attend Brigham Young University (BYU).

College career

As a true freshman at BYU in 2018, Zach Wilson played in nine games and made seven starts. He started his first career game against Hawaii, becoming the youngest quarterback to start a game for BYU. He finished the season having completed 120 of 182 passes for 1,578 yards with 12 touchdowns and three interceptions. He was named the MVP of the 2018 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl after completing all 18 of his passes for 317 yards and four touchdowns.

As a sophomore in 2019, Wilson started nine games, completing 199 of 319 passes for 2,382 yards, 11 touchdowns and nine interceptions. That season, the Cougars were invited to the 2019 Hawaii Bowl, where Wilson was named BYU’s MVP in the defeat.

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Zach Wilson started 12 games and completed 247 of 336 passes for 3,692 yards, 33 touchdowns and three interceptions while rushing for 255 yards and 10 touchdowns, breaking Steve Young’s school completion percentage in a season at 73.5 per cent.

He was named the offensive MVP of the 2020 Boca Raton Bowl after completing 26 of 34 passes for 425 yards and three touchdowns. He and USC safety Talanoa Hufanga were selected as recipients of the 2020 Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award.

Professional career

A top quarterback prospect in the 2021 NFL Draft, Zack Wilson was selected second overall by the New York Jets and was one of five quarterbacks taken in the first round. He signed a four-year deal on July 29, 2021, that was worth $35.15 million fully guaranteed, along with a $22.9 million signing bonus and a fifth-year option.

Zach Wilson made his debut against the Carolina Panthers, facing him off with his Jets predecessor Sam Darnold. After throwing an interception in the first half, he finished with 258 passing yards, two touchdowns, and a rushing 2-point conversion, but the Jets lost 14–19.

During the Jets’ home opener in Week 2, Wilson faced the New England Patriots and fellow rookie quarterback Mac Jones. He threw for 210 yards and four interceptions, including on his first two pass attempts, in a blowout 6–25 defeat.

Following a 0–26 shutout loss against the Denver Broncos, where he threw for 160 yards and two interceptions, Wilson earned his first career win against the Tennessee Titans in Week 4. Wilson threw one interception, which resulted in him having the most in the league at eight, but also threw two touchdowns and completed 21 of 34 passes for 297 yards. One of his touchdowns was a 53-yard pass to wide receiver Corey Davis that gave the Jets a 24–17 lead in the fourth quarter, with the team going on to win 27–24 in overtime.

Zach Wilson threw his ninth interception during Week 5 against the Atlanta Falcons, making him the fourth NFL quarterback after DeShone Kizer, Zach Mettenberger, and Blake Bortles to be intercepted in each of his first five starts. The Jets subsequently lost 20–27.

Wife

Zach Wilson is currently dating his longtime girlfriend Abbey Gile. His wife to be is a beauty and fashion designer.

Zach Wilson net worth

How much is Zach Wilson worth? Zach Wilson net worth is estimated at around $10 million. His main source of income is from his career as a National Football League player. Wilson successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars. He is one of the richest and influential National Football League players in the United States.