Darnell Mooney

by John Max 28 Oct,2021
Darnell Mooney
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Darnell Mooney
  • Birth Place Gadsden, Alabama
  • Famous Name Darnell Mooney
  • Father Larry Mooney
  • Net Worth $1.5 million
  • Salary $780,000
  • Position in Team Wide receiver
  • Current team Chicago Bears
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • Profession NFL Player

Darnell Mooney is an American football wide receiver currently signed to the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He finished his collegiate career at Tulane and was picked by the Chicago Bears with the 173rd pick in the fifth round of the 2020 NFL Draft.

Gadsden, Alabama native, Darnell Mooney was born on 29th October 1997, under the star sign Scorpio. The twenty-three years holds an American nationality and is of Afro-American ethnic background. He stands 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) tall and weighs 174 lb (79 kg). 

How Much Is Darnell Mooney's Net Worth In 2021?

Darnell Mooney is currently under a 4 year, $3,577,052 contract with the Chicago Bears, which includes a $282,052 signing bonus, $282,052 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $894,263.

In the 2021 season, his base salary is $780,000, while carrying a cap hit of $850,513 and a dead cap value of $211,539. Allen Robinson is the highest-paid roster of the Chicago Bears with an annual base salary of $17,880,000. 

Salary Detail

Year Team Salary
2020 Chicago Bears  $610,000    
2021 Chicago Bears  $780,000    
2022 Chicago Bears  $895,000    
2023 Chicago Bears  $1,010,000    

As of 2021, Darnell Mooney's net worth is over $1.5 million. 

Is Darnell Mooney Dating?

There is no report on the media conforming to Darnell Mooney's being romantically involved with anyone. The Chicago Bears' wide receiver has maintained his personal life low-key and really far from the media's eyes. There is no information about his relationship or girlfriend. 

Mooney is pretty popular on IG with 69.7k followers where he updates his fans with his professional staff. Seems like the hunk is much more focused on his football career rather than anything else.

Parents & Siblings

Mooney grew up in Gadsden, Alabama where his mother worked for Goodyear and his father worked at General Motors. He has a twin brother who attended Jacksonville State and an older sister, too.

Darnell Darnell Mooney, right, with his twin brother, Denzel, during their youth football days in Alabama SOURCE: Chicago tribune

In his 10th grade, his father died due to leukemia. He said, “When my father passed, I felt like I had to step up for my siblings and my mom.” 

Gadsden City High School To Tulane to NFL

Darnell Mooney enrolled at the Gadsden City High School where he played both football and basketball for the Gadsden City Titans. Upon graduation, he attended Tulane University. There he played for the college football team.

Both on his junior and senior, he led the Gren Wave in receiving. He caught 48 passes each year, totaling 993 yards in 2018 and 713 yards in 2019.

In the 2020 NFL Draft, Mooney was picked by the Chicago Bears with the 173rd pick in the fifth round. On 21st July, he signed a four-year rookie contract with the team. He made his NFL debut in a 27–23 win against the Detroit Lions where he caught 3  passes from Mitchell Trubisky for 38 yards. The following week, he scored his first touchdown when he caught a 15-yard pass against the New York Giants.

In Week 15, he caught 4 passes and a touchdown against the Minnesota Vikings. He had the best game of that season in Week 17 against the rival Packers, where catch 11 passes for 93 yards.

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