Christian Ponder

John Max 29 Jan,2017

Facts of Christian Ponder

Birth Name
Christian Andrew Ponder
Famous Name
Christian Ponder
Married to
Samantha Ponder (m. 2012)
Currently Married


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$10 million
Currently Club
San Francisco 49ers


Married to
Samantha Ponder (m. 2012)
Currently Married

Christian Andrew Ponder is an American former football quarterback, who has played for the Minnesota Vikings, Denver Broncos and San Francisco 49ers. He was drafted in the 2011 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings with the 12th overall pick and began the majority of games for them from 2011 till 2013. He attended Florida State University where he was the Seminoles starting quarterback from 2008-2010.

Ponder, who has a net worth of $10 million USD has been married to Samantha Ponder, an ESPN personality since in December 2012. 

How Much Is Christian Ponder Net Worth & Salary In 2019? 

As of 2019, Christian Ponder has an estimated net worth of $10 million, mostly earned through his NFL. As per the spotrac, he has summoned $12,546,345, playing six seasons in the NFL. 

Christian Ponder has earned wide recognition in his professional career. He has a perfect personality. He has a fantastic height of 6’.2.,” which is around 1.88 m. He is extremely popular on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

In 2012, he bought two-story brick and stone house worth $880,000 at Lake Minnetonka, but after sixteen months he sold it reportedly in $1.095 million. In 2015, he scored a lavish mansion in Phoenix, Arizona, of worth $2.2 Million. As per the records, the family further moved to New York City in August 2017.

Is Christian Ponder Married? Know His Personal life

Christian Ponder is a married man. He exchanged the vows with popular sportscaster, girlfriend,  Samantha Steele (currently works for ESPN), on December 17, 2012. The marriage ceremony was held in a Wisconsin courtroom in Hudson. They married after two months of dating they first dated in October 2012.

Ponder Family SOURCE: YouTube

Since getting married to now, they are happily living as a husband and a wife. Their first child, daughter, Bowden Saint-Claire Ponder was born on July 22, 2014. In August 2015, Ponder and his family moved to Phoenix, Arizona.

Christian Ponder is a devoted Christian; he has deep faith in Jesus Christ. He mentioned his love for the Bible on Twitter. He believes in charity. He hosted several charitable events. He raised funds for the special child in the United States. He has the busiest schedule. However, he maintains a perfect balance between his professional and personal life. He had never been the part of the controversy. 

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Christian Ponder Early Career

Christian Ponder is one of the most decorated names in the world of football (NFL). He is an American football quarterback plays for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He started his professional NFL career with Minnesota Vikings.

He also played with the Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos. He played 3 seasons at Florida State University.

Christian Ponder was born on 25 Feb 1988. His birthplace is Dallas, Texas. Amerian national, Christian is of white ethnicity. His birth sign is Pisces. He is a son of father, David Ponder, and mother, Christine Ponder. He made his parents proud of his professional achievements. He isn't the only child of his parents; his brother is Jon Ponder.

Christian Ponder raised in his birthplace. He followed his father footsteps to become a great player in football. His father played college football at Florida State. 

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Christian Ponder Professional Career

He went to Colleyville Heritage High School where he played football. As a senior player, he passed for 1,214 yards and 20 touchdowns. Upon graduation from Colleyville, he went to Florida State University. At Florida, he played football from 2007 to 2010.

In 2011, Christian Ponder landed his steps at NFL. The Minnesota Vikings picked him in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played the majority of his football career with Minnesota Vikings. There he appeared from 2011 to 2014.

On March 13, 2015, he picked by the Oakland Raiders on a one-year contract that included a $1.5 million signing bonus. On August 16, 2016, he chose by the San Francisco 49ers. He agreed to an agreement with the team. The contract worth about $800,000 (no signing bonus and guarantees).

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