Baker Mayfield Net Worth

Baker Mayfield Net Worth: $12 Million

Baker Mayfield has a net worth of $12 million as of 2022. Baker is an American football quarterback and plays for the Cleveland Browns in the NFL. During his college years, Mayfield played at the University of Oklahoma, where during his senior year, he won the Heisman trophy.ย 

In 2018 Baker Mayfield was drafted in the NFL by the Browns in the first overall. In his first season, he helped lead the Browns to their first win after 19 games and end their 635-day losing streak. 

Mayfield made the rookie record for the number of passing touchdowns at 27 as a quarterback during the same season. The next year, as a sophomore, Baker struggled a little, but he made his comeback soon after, in 2020. 

Net Worth:$12 Million
Full Name:Baker Reagan Mayfield
Birthplace:Austin, Texas
Birthday:April 14, 1995
Occupation:NFL Quarterback
Source of Net Worth:Salary and Endorsements

Early Life

Born on 14th April in 1995, in Austin, Texas. Baker Mayfield was the youngest child โ€“ he had one elder brother โ€“ of Gina and James Mayfield. During Baker’s last year of high school James Mayfield โ€“ who worked as a private equity consultant โ€“ started going through some financial difficulties. Because of these financial issues, James was forced to sell his family’s home and move into rental homes.

Baker Mayfield’s interest in football stemmed from his father, who also played football for 3 years while attending the University of Houston โ€“ however, he was never lettered. Mayfield was a huge fan of Oklahoma, so much so that he even attended multiple of their games.

While in high school, he went to Lake Travis High School and played the position of starting quarterback of the Cavaliers football team. While he was on the team, the Lake Travis team won the 4A state championship in 2011 and had a 25-2 record for 2 seasons. By the time he graduated, Mayfield had a record of 67 touchdowns, 8 interceptions, and 6255 passing yards. 

Baker Mayfield Net Worth and Career

In 2018 the Cleveland browns chose Mayfield as the first overall pick for the NFL draft. The two signed a 4-year rookie contract with $32.68 million as a guaranteed salary. His first NFL game was against the New York Jets, in week 3, in place for Tyrod Taylor โ€“ who was severely injured. The Browns won the game 14 to 0.

At the end of the 2018 season, the Offensive Rookie award was given to the Giants running back Saquon Barkley; many NFL fans considered Mayfield to be the favorite and were the ones who truly deserved to win the award.

In the 2019 list of the annual Top 100 football players, Baker Mayfield was ranked at 50th in terms of the best player in the league. His teammate, Myles Garrett, was only one spot ahead. Mayfield also received the PFWA All-Rookie title and is the second quarterback from the Cleveland Browns to receive the title since 1999 when Tim Couch won it. 

In the 2019 season, Mayfield finished with 22 touchdowns, 21 interceptions, and 3827 passing yards. The Browns ended the season with a 6-10 record.

Then in 2020, when the NFL season had begun, Mayfield was playing well, the Browns had won against the Cincinnati Bengals. However, in week 6, Mayfield sustained a minor rib injury that stopped him from playing in the next week’s game โ€“ he was replaced by Case Keenum. 

Personal Life

Baker Mayfield met his wife, Emily Wilkinson, in 2017 through some mutual friends. At first, Emily was not keen on dating a football player; however, Mayfield continued pursuing her, and eventually, she agreed to go on a date with him. They dated for only 6 months before Mayfield proposed.

The two were married in mid-2019 in Malibu. They wanted to keep their wedding traditional. Many of Mayfield’s colleagues from the NFL attended the wedding. Since then, they have not made any pregnancy announcements.

Emily Wilkinson is a model and a social media influencer and is mostly active on Instagram. Emily Wilkinson also has a net worth of around $1 million. 

Her brother is a singer and is part of the Omaha Boys.

He and his wife made a $50,000 donation to the Greater Cleveland Foodbank in 2020 to provide food for those in need. They even supported Julius Jones, a wrongfully incarcerated black man on death row. He wore a helmet with Julius Jones’ name on it during the 2020 season to support the case.

And as part of his attempts to give make to his community, he also hosts football camps for children and hosts an annual benefit for which all the proceeds go to the Boys & Girls clubs of northeast Ohio.

Key Takeaways: What Can We Learn From Baker Mayfield’s Net Worth

Baker Mayfield’s net worth is a testament to his skill and dedication to his career and football. Some lessons we can learn from his life and his method of gaining success.

  1. Since football is a violent and competitive sport, you have to keep being better than your opponent. It would be best if you always had the edge over the other person.
  2. It’s important to focus on what matters; you cannot give importance to things that will harm you or people who don’t know you properly.
  3. Keep pushing forward; there will always be ups and downs; it is important to keep pushing through it and handle it. Mayfield made the best of the situation form when he was in high school and had to keep moving around. He got a scholarship to attend university and continue playing football.

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