George Kittle 2022 – Net Worth, Contract And Personal Life

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George Kittle is 28 years old and here is everything you need to know about his net worth, contract, career, personal life, and more

George Krieger Kittle is an American football player for the San Francisco 49ers. He plays tight end and was picked 146th overall in the 2017 NFL Draft.

George Kittle Facts

Birth PlaceMadison, Wisconsin
Father’s NameBruce Kittle
Mother’s NameJan Krieger
Star SignLibra
CollegeIowa
Net Worth (2022)$3 million
Salary (2022)$15 million
Age28
Date of BirthOctober 9, 1993
Height (ft)6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight (kg)250 lb (113 kg)
NationalityAmerican
NFL Draft Year2017
NFL Draft PickRound 5 / 146th Overall
Playing Career2017 – Present
PositionTight end
TeamsSan Francisco 49ers (NFL)
Wife/GirlfriendClaire Kittle
Children1
EndorsementsNA
Social MediaTwitter

George Kittle Contract Details

Contract:5 yr(s) / $75,000,000
Signing Bonus$18,000,000
Average Salary$15,000,000
Guaranteed at Signing $30,000,000
Total Guarantees$40,000,000
Free Agent:2026 / UFA

George Kittle is signed to the San Francisco 49ers on a five-year contract with $75 million. He averages $15 million per season with $40 million of his total deal fully guaranteed. He did receive a neat sum of $18 million as a signing bonus when he put pen to paper on an extension.

Kittle is on his second big contract after signing a rookie deal worth $2.69 million. He also received $298,287 as a signing bonus back in 2017 after getting picked out of the fifth round. Kittle will be eligible to negotiate fresh terms after the 2026 season. It is likely that he could land a higher paycheque, even bigger than his current one someday.

George Kittle Net Worth

George Kittle’s net worth in 2022 is estimated to be $3 million. That might not seem like much but trust me, he is very wealthy. The 49ers tight end takes home $15 million each season. That is enough to make him a top one percent earner in the United States of America.

George Kittle
SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 26: George Kittle #85 of the San Francisco 49ers is seen on the field prior to a game against the Green Bay Packers at Levi’s Stadium on September 26, 2021 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Kittle’s net worth right now does not fairly represent his overall value. After getting drafted much lower, he is now one of the highest-paid athletes on the planet. The 28-year-old is bound to grow his wealth if he invests and saves the major chunk of this fresh contract he just negotiated for himself. Kittle is also able to draw in endorsement deals due to his popularity off the field.

George Kittle Football Career

George Kittle is a highly successful NFL player with three Pro Bowl honours to his name. But it did not all start out as easy for him. The 49ers tight end bounced around several schools to earn a full ride to the University of Iowa. His father had also represented Iowa at the collegiate level and had even coached the team.

Kittle had a limited role in his freshman year, playing under head coach Kirk Ferentz. He caught five passes for 108 yards in his first year but could not beat the competition the next season either. In 2015, he scored his first touchdown on a 43-yard reception. He totalled 20 receptions for 290 receiving yards and six receiving touchdowns in his junior year. Kittle finished his college career with 48 receptions for 737 yards and 10 touchdowns.

Kittle was one of the 19 tight-end prospects to earn an invitation to the NFL draft. The 49ers picked him in the fifth round and allowed him to make his NFL draft against the Carolina Panthers. In his rookie campaign, Kittle registered 43 receptions for 515 yards and two touchdowns in 15 games. In Week 14 of the 2021 season, he was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his 13 receptions for 151 yards and one touchdown in a 26-23 win over the Cincinnati Bengals.

His career highlights include –

  • First-team All-Pro (2019)
  • Second-team All-Pro (2018)
  • 3× Pro Bowl (2018, 2019, 2021)

George Kittle Personal Life

George Kittle is married to Claire. The couple share a daughter together. They both met at the University of Iowa. Kittle grew up as a big fan of the Chicago Bears.

FAQs About George Kittle

What does George Kittles wife do?

Claire Kittles owns Claire Till Fitness.

What is the height and weight of George Kittle?

Height 1.93 m, Weight 113 kg

How many tattoos does George Kittle have?

George Kittle has 5 tattoos.

When was George Kittle born?

George Kittle was born on the 9th of October, 1993.

Where was George Kittle born?

George Kittle was born in Madison, Wisconsin.

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