Colin Kaepernick Net Worth 2018 - Biography, Salary & Income

- June 10, 2018
Kaepernick is an American footballer who plays in the National Football League (NFL). He successfully established himself as a baseball professional to watch during his days in the college. This got him scholarship offers from several baseball teams in the college. His unique strides earned him the position of quarterback and were regarded as the best quarterback play in the nation of America.
Colin Kaepernick Net Worth 2018

Colin’s Early Life

Born on the 3rd of November 1987 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, his biological mother was Heidi Russo, a 19-year old single mum. Since his birth father had left the Russo before Colin was born, he was placed for adoption. 
Theresa and Rick Kaepernick (a white couple) successfully took in Colin as a replacement for their two son’s whom they’d lost to heart defects.
Kaepernick attended his grade school in Turlock and at the age of eight, he participated in football as a quarterback play. He got nominated several times as Most Valuable Player in both Baseball and Basketball youth teams.
Kaepernick is a Baptized Methodist but attended the Baptist denomination during his college years. In his right-hand features a Tattoo that reads a verse of the Bible in Psalm 18:39 – “to God the Glory”.

Career and Achievements

During his senior year in the college, Colin was offered a football scholarship in University of Nevada in February 2006. He excelled in Baseball and was named as a player to watch by the Major League Baseball’s site for the 2006 team. In the season that followed he won the ‘Northern California Athlete of the Week honors’.
In 2007, he enrolled into the Universities team by playing in all but 2 of its 13 teams. He completed the season with excellent achievements and records.
Kaepernick started his professional football in Alex Smith as a defender and was among the 49er’s starter during the 2012 season.
In 2013 Kaepernick successfully led the Alex Smith team to reach the NFC Championship level. 
After series of success and failing, he opted out of the team in 2016 season and remained a free agent.
Colin Kaepernick became a national figure following his refusal to stand while the American National Anthem was being played. This act generated so much controversy after which he reacted that his refusal to respect the national anthem is a protest about racism in the United States.
In 2018 Kaepernick was awarded by Amnesty International with an Ambassador of Conscience award.

Colin Kaepernick Net Worth

In June 2014 Colin reached a deal with the 49ers from which his stay in the club was extended by six years. From all indications, the deal would have made Colin richer by $126million out of which $61million was fixed for his gain.
In addition to the deal was a $12.3million bonus. Although the deal was shrouded in controversy, Colin decided to terminate his appointment with the club sighting insincerity among the club’s management. After all consideration, Colin only had $40million from the $126million.
Presently Colin Kaepernick has a Net Worth of $20 million dollars and earns a salary of $12.4 million.