How rich is Reggie Wayne?

Name: Reginald “Reggie” Wayne

Born: November 17th 1978

Occupation: Professional football player

Reggie Wayne [Jeffrey Beall, Wiki Commons]

Reggie Wayne [Jeffrey Beall, Wiki Commons]

Reggie Wayne was an American football wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). His father was a linebacker for Grambling State. He attended John Ehret High School before playing college football for the University of Miami.  He was drafted by the Colts in the first round (30th overall) of the 2001 NFL Draft.

In the first year of his career Wayne caught 27 passes for 345 yards with no touchdowns. He only made nine starts and missed three games due to an ankle sprain. The next year his yards doubled as he caught 50 passes for 716 yards and four touchdowns.

In 2010 Wayne ranked second in the NFL receptions with 111 and third in receiving yards with a total of 1,356. This was the year when Wayne cemented himself as one of the top receivers in the NFL.

Reggie Wayne is ranked seventh all-time in NFL career receptions, eighth all-time in NFL receiving yards and 23rd all-time in career touchdown receptions.

He retired from American football in 2016 after 14 seasons, 232 games and one world championship.

During his career he earned over $50 million in salaries and bonuses [Source: reggiewayne.com].  On top of that comes sponsoring deals and other earnings outside football.  We estimate Reggie Wayne’s net wort at $65 million.

How much is $65 million?

$65 million can buy you 640,000 one-day tickets to Disneyland or 30 million lbs (13 million kilos) of tomatoes.  If that sounds a little too healthy, you may want to opt for about 14 million Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese…

 

 

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