Brandon Bolden

by John Max 28 Oct,2021
Brandon Bolden
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Brandon Bolden
  • Birth Place Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Famous Name Brandon Bolden
  • Father Michael Bolden
  • Mother Marva Bolden
  • Net Worth $8 Million
  • Salary $1,026,470
  • Position in Team Running back, Special teamer
  • Current team New England Patriots
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • Profession NFL Player
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Arianna Bolden
  • Children Three

Brandon Bolden is an American football player who is signed to the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL) as their running back and special teamer. He finished his collegiate career at the University of Mississippi and was signed by the Patriots as an undrafted free agent in 2012. 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana native, Brandon Bolden was born on 26th January 1990, under the star sign  Aquarius. The thirty-one years old holds an American nationality and is of Afro-American ethnic background. He stands 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) tall and weighs 220 lb (100 kg).

How Much Is Brandon Bolden Net Worth In 2021? Salary & Contract

On 10th May 2012, Bolden signed his first-ever NFL contract with New England, a three-year $1.455 million. On 9th January 2015, he agreed on a 2 year $2.32 million extension with New England. On 5th April 2017, New England added a 1 year $855,000 contract and another 1 year $880,000 contract extension on 24th February 2018. 

In 2018, he joined the Miami Dolphin but returned to New England Patriot, agreeing on a 2 year $3.7M contract. 

As per the deal signed in 2019, Bolden will earn a base salary of $850,000 and a roster bonus of $176,471, while carrying a cap hit of $1,976,470 and a dead cap value of $1,350,000 in 2021. Dont'a Hightower and Devin McCourty are the highest paid rooster of the New England Patriot.     

Salary Detail

Season Team Salary
2012 New England Patriots  $310,998
2013 New England Patriots  $480,000
2014 New England Patriots  $570,000
2015 New England Patriots  $1,185,000
2016 New England Patriots  $1,100,000
2017 New England Patriots  $80,000
2017 New England Patriots  $775,000
2018 New England Patriots  $200,000
2018 Miami Dolphins $850,000
2019 New England Patriots  $2,187,500
2020 New England Patriots  $150,000
2021 New England Patriots  $1,026,470
Total   $8,914,968

As of 2021, his net worth is approximately $8 million. No doubt, he is living a lavish lifestyle but a low key.

Is Brandon Bolden Married? Know His Personal Life

Brandon Bolden is married to Arianna Bolden. The two have been together since 2008 when they both attended Scotlandville Magnet High School and that’s been their story ever since.

Arianna graduated high school in the national honor society in 2008 at the same time Brandon graduated

The high school sweetheart tied the knot in June 2014. 

BrandonBrandon Bolden with his wife and children SOURCE: Celebrities Info Media

Mr. and Mrs. Bolden are now blessed with three children together. The couple had their first child, a son named Brycen in May 2011. The middle one, a daughter Axelle-Masai was born in March 2017. In February 2019, the family welcomed their youngest member, a daughter Aviana. 

Brandon Bolden is active on Instagram with 150K followers. He often shares his family photos on his socials. 

Grandson Of Wide Receiver, Fran Pitts

Brandon Bolden is the son of Michael and Marva Bolden.

His grandfather, Frank Pitts, (born November 12, 1943, in Atlanta, Georgia) is a former professional American football wide receiver who played in the AFL and the NFL. Most notable, he played for the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl I and Super Bowl IV.

In 2021, Bolden changed his jersey number from 38 to 25 so his grandfather could see him playing in his number.

High School & College Career

Brandon Bolden enrolled at  Scotlandville Magnet High School where he rushed for 886 yards and 12 touchdowns en route to being named First Team All-District 5-5A as a senior. Though he was heavily recruited by Les Miles and LSU, ultimately chose to play for Houston Nutt at Ole Miss.

During his sophomore year, Bolden was the starting role for the Rebels. He concluded the following season, with 129 carries for 614 yards and four touchdowns. In the 2010 season, he averaged nearly 6 yards a carry. He finished the 2011 season with 96 carries for 472 yards and four touchdowns.

Though some sites predicted he might be drafted in one of the later rounds. Brandon Bolden was not picked in the 2012 NFL Draft, 

NFL Career

On May 2, 2012, Brandon Bolden signed a free-agent deal with the New England Patriots. In Week 3 of the 2012 season, he scored his first touchdown in the team' to the Baltimore Ravens. In Week 4, he led the Patriots with 137 yards on 16 carries which was an average of 8.6 yards per carrying.

He concluded the 2012 season with 56 carries for 274 yards and two touchdowns.

During the 2013 season, Bolden was active for 12 of the Patriots. The season finished with 271 rushing yards, 3 rushing touchdowns, and 4.9 yards per carry. Also, he had 152 receiving yards.

On November 9, 2015, Bolden had his first touchdown pass, an 18-yarder against the Washington Redskins. On February 5, 2017, he was a team member of the Patriots that won Super Bowl LI. 

On September 2, 2017, Patriots released him but was re-signed two days later.

On September 1, Bolden was again released by the Patriots.

On September 4, 2018, Bolden joined the Miami Dolphins. In 2018, he recorded 91 rushing yards, two rushing touchdowns, and a receiving touchdown. 

On March 13, 2019, Bolden returned to New England Patriots, signing a two-year contract with the New England Patriots. On July 28, 2020, he opted out of the 2020 season, due to concerns over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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