Darren Waller Biography

( 1992 - )
December 30, 2019
First published on:December 30, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Darren Waller

Date of Birth: 1992, September 13
Age: 27 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 6 Inch
Birth Name Darren Charles Waller
Birth Place Landover, Maryland
Famous Name Darren Waller
Horoscope Virgo
Father Dorian Waller
Mother Charlena Waller
Net Worth $3 million
Salary $7,450,000
Contract 4 years, $29,800,000
Career Earnings $5,083,877
Weight 255 lb (116 kg)
Position in Team Tight end
Current team Oakland Raiders
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Football player
Currently Working For Oakland Raiders
University attended Georgia Tech University
School attended North Cobb High School

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team, Darren Waller is an American professional football player who plays for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). Additionally, he was first drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2015 NFL draft as a 6th round, 204th overall pick. Previously, he played for the Baltimore Ravens, starting from 2015 until 2018.

North Cobb High School alumni, Darren Waller was born on September 13, 1992, in Landover, Maryland. Virgo by zodiac sign, Darren is an American native and belongs to the ethnic group of Africans. Further, he was born as a son of Dorian Waller and Charlena Waller

Net Worth: $3 Million

Playing five seasons in the NFL, Darren Waller has accumulated a massive net worth over $3 million. Also, he has accumulated $5,083,877 as career earnings. Currently, Waller is 4 years, $29,800,000 contract with the Oakland Raiders which he signed on OCT 16 2019.

Additionally, Darren's contract includes 10,600,004 as a guaranteed amount and an average annual salary of $7,450,000. Reportedly, in 2019, he earned a base salary of $3,320,004, while carrying a cap hit of $3,320,004 and a dead cap value of $3,320,004.

Some of his career contract and earnings are tabulated below: 

2015 Baltimore Ravens $470,908
2016 Baltimore Ravens $401,471
2017 Baltimore Ravens $615,000
2018 Baltimore Ravens $91,200
2018 Oakland Raiders $185,294
2019 Oakland Raiders $3,320,004

With the salary Darren is earning, he is the 11th best-paid player of the team while the players such as Derek Carr and Trenton Brown are the highest-paid player of the team with an annual average salary of $22,500,000 and $15,250,000 respectively.  

Darren Waller signing a contract SOURCE: Instagram @rackkwall

Besides, along with his rising fame, Darren's salary is reported to rise significantly in the coming 2020 and 2021 season. In particular, he will be earning $7,280,000 and $6,020,000 as a salary from Oakland Raiders. 

Relationship Status: Single

The 27 years old football player, Darren Waller is neither married nor in a relationship. However, Waller seems to be the career-focused guy which is the only reason why there isn't much information about his personal life.

Although he can be found in the social accounts, he is barely engaged in updating his profile. However, there are few pictures in his Instagram account but all of them are related to his professional career.   

Family Background

Born to Dorian Waller and Charlena Waller, Darren grew up along with his sister Deanna.

Darren Waller with his mother SOURCE: Instagram @rackkwall

\Despite the fact that Darren was born in Landover, Maryland, he grew up in both Colorado Springs, Colorado and Marietta, Georgia. Matter of fact, Darren is a grandson of famous jazz musician Fats Waller.

Professional Career

As of 2019, Darren currently plays as a Tight end for the  Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). Additionally, he was first selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2015 NFL draft as a 6th round, 204th overall pick. Particularly, he was selected by the Ravens as a pick traded in exchange for Rolando McClain

Previously, he played for the Baltimore Ravens, starting from 2015 until 2018. Likewise, Darren started his amateur career playing college football at Georgia Tech University as a wide receiver. 


  • Suspended for the first four games of the 2016 NFL season for violating the substance-abuse policy on July 1, 2016
  • Suspended for one year without pay for again violating the league's substance-abuse policy on June 30, 2017

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