As a quarterback, DeShone Kizer reportedly earns around $1,237,104 as his yearly salary from Green Bay Packers. Further, DeShone Kizer has an estimated net worth of over $1 million. Additionally, he was in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend Elli Thatcher.
DeShone Kizer was born on January 3, 1996, in Toledo, Ohio to parents Derek Kizer and Mindy Kizer. As per his racial background, he belongs to White ethnic group and is American by nationality. Moreover, his star sign is Capricorn.
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In Toledo, Ohio, Kizer attended the Central Catholic High School. In 2013, Kizer was named the AP Ohio Division III co-offensive player of the year. On 11 June 2013, Kizer announced his commitment to play football at Notre Dame University.
As of 2019, DeShone Kizer has an estimated net worth of over $1 million. He reportedly signed a 4-year contract, including a $1,738,848 signing bonus, $2,428,776 guaranteed with Green Bay Packers in 2018. Additionally, as of 2018, Kizer earns a basic salary of $689,928, with a cap hit of $689,928 and a dead cap of $689,928.
Further, the NFL player has an average salary of $1,237,104 annually. Additionally, DeShone Kizer so far has made earnings of $2,893,776 from his entire NFL career while Aaron Rodgers is among the highest earner of the team, having career earnings of $204,044,529.
Kizer's contracts and earnings, including bonus and incentive:
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Further, the NFL Player DeShone Kizer earns a good amount of money from various sponsorships which obviously adds up to his current net worth.
Exploring his personal life, he is not married. However, he was in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend Elli Thatcher. The couple were friends from high school and officially began dating in 2014. During the spring of 2015, his sweetheart discovered a baseball tumor near the base of her skull that had to be removed.
While Thatcher fought with cancer during her surgery days, Kizer stood by her side, creating a perfect balance between football and his relationship. After the operation, her throat, vocal cord and tongue were paralyzed. She couldn't speak or swallow. In addition, her left leg was paralyzed. Deshone was emotionally drained and was just about to quit soccer.
After a number of complicated careers and life-threatening events, he and Thatcher ended their relationship. Currently, he is rumored to be in affair Taylor Anderson. However, he hasn't confirmed the relationship in the media yet.
Talking about his body measurement, the Famous NFL star is 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) in height and weighs around 107 kg.
Kizer was invited to the NFL Combine and completed in all the combine drills with the exception of the bench press. He also performed positional drills, but his performance was disappointing.
He was ranked 2nd best quarterback in the draft by NFL analyst Bucky Brooks, a 3rd best quarterback by NFLDraftScout.com and Sports Illustrated, and 4th best quarterback by ESPN and NFL analyst Mike Mayock.
In the second round( 52nd overall) of the 2017 NFL draft, the Cleveland Browns selected Kizer. Following the third pre-season match on August 27, 2017, the Browns named Kizer as the starting quarterback for the 2017 regular season, beating veteran trade acquisition Brock Osweiler and quarterbacks Cody Kessler and Kevin Hogan.
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Kizer was traded to the Green Bay Packers on 14 March 2018 in exchange for Damarious Randall.