David Carr

by John Max 21 Sep,2020
David Carr
Personal Info
  • Famous Name
  • Birth Name David Duke Carr
  • Birth Place Bakersfield, California
  • Famous Name David Carr
  • Net Worth $19 Million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession NFL Player Turned Sports Analyst
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Melody Carr m. 1999
  • Children Six

David Duke Carr a.k.a. David Carr is a retired American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for Houston Texans (2002–2006), Carolina Panthers (2007), New York Giants (2008–2009), San Francisco 49ers (2010), and New York Giants (2011–2012). His status as a number one draft pick (NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1) and subsequent career has led to him being considered a draft bust.

Bakersfield, California native, David Carr was born on 21st July 1979, under the star sign Cancer. The forty-nine years old holds an American nationality and is of white ethnic background. Further, he stands 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) and weighs around 212 lb (96 kg).

How Much Is David Carr's Net Worth In 2020?

On 17th April 2002, David Carr signed a 7 year $46.2 million contract with Houston. On 6th April 2007, he inked a 2 year $6.2 million contract with Carolina. On 12th March 2008, he agreed on a 1 year $800k contract with New York. The following year, the contract was extended to a 1 year $2 million contract. On 6th March 2010, he signed 2 years of $6.25 million contracts with San Francisco. On 1st August 2011, he signed a 1 year $860k and 1 year $990k contract on 14th March 2012 with New York. On 19th March 2013, Carr signed a 1 year $1.05 million contract with New York.

David Carr during his playing stint SOURCE: SB Nation

Overall, David Carr summoned $40,000,000 throughout 12 seasons. As of 2020, his net worth is $19 million. In 2016, he sold his Bakersfield estate for $2.1 million. In November 2019, he scored a 12,000+ square foot home in Las Vegas, Nevada, for $3.6 Million. 

Relationship Status: Married

David Carr is married to his high school sweetheart Melody Tipton. The couple met in high school at a church “winter camp” and started dating right away. Their first date was technical, Valentine's Day. After high school, David went to Fresno State while she went to a community college nearby.

We exchanged the vows six months later in March 1999, in a secret ceremony. Unlike other Wags, Melody has stayed away from the limelight. 

David Carr with his wife and children SOURCE: wags redefined

Carr and his wife is blessed with six children, three of whom have been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

Early Years, Parents, & Academic Background

David Carr was born to Rodger Carr and Sheryl Carr. His younger brother, Derek who is the starting quarterback for the Las Vegas Raiders states that David was instrumental to the preparation and training that led up to the 2014 NFL draft and has helped greatly with training and experience since being drafted by the Raiders. Moreover, he is the nephew of Lon Boyett, former a tight end with the 49ers in 1978.

David enrolled at Valley Oak Elementary School and later transferred to Stockdale High School. Upon graduation, he attended California State University, Fresno.

NFL Career

The Houston Texans selected Carr picked with the first overall pick. Further, he had a stint with NFL teams like Carolina Panthers (2007), New York Giants (2008–2009), San Francisco 49ers (2010), and New York Giants (2011–2012). 

He has won Super Bowl champion (XLVI), NFL All-Rookie Team (2002), NFL completion percentage leader (2006), and Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award (2001).

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