Jessie Bates III 2022 – Net Worth, Contract And Personal Life


Jessie Bates III is an American football player for the Cincinnati Bengals. He plays safety and was picked 54th in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Jessie Bates III is 24 years old and here is everything you need to know about his net worth, contract, career, personal life, and more.

Jessie Bates III Facts

Birth PlaceFort Wayne, Indiana
Father’s Name
Mother’s NameTheresa Ladd
Star SignPisces
CollegeWake Forest
Net Worth (2022)$1-5 million
Salary (2022)$1.2 million
Date of BirthFebruary 26, 1997
Height (ft)6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight (kg)200 lb (91 kg)
NFL Draft Year2018
NFL Draft PickRound 2 / 54th Overall
Playing Career2018 – Present
TeamsCincinnati Bengals (NFL)
EndorsementsNike, Progressive, Tide,
Tryst, Geico, Gatorade
Social MediaTwitter

Jessie Bates III Contract Details

Contract:4 yr(s) / $4,947,814
Signing Bonus$1,678,410
Average Salary$1,236,954
Guaranted at Sign$2,383,311
Total Guarantees$2,383,311
Free Agent:2022 / UFA

Jessie Bates III is a rookie in the National Football League, currently contracted with the Cincinnati Bengals. He was drafted in 2018 on a four-year deal, worth $4.94 million. The Bengals guaranteed just $2.38 million of his total deal and also handed him a $1.67 million signing bonus.

Now, Bates is eligible for a contract extension which could see his earnings bump up to three to four times his current salary. So, how much could he earn? There have been plenty of players like Bates who was drafted in the second round or beyond but ended up becoming the highest-paid in their respective positions. The Bengals will want to hand Bates a lucrative deal if they don’t want to lose him to a rival outfit.

Jessie Bates III Net Worth

According to various sources, Jessi Bates III’s net worth is around $1-5 million. He is still on his rookie contract with just three years of NFL football under his belt. There is no telling what his future lies, given the performances he has put up. We can all confidently say that the projections look promising. At 24, Bates is capable of making millions over the next decade of playing professional football.

The Indiana-born athlete is taking home average salary of $1.23 million each year. That already makes him a 1% earner in the United States of America. But to reach the levels of his peers? He will have to negotiate a good deal through his agents. Otherwise, Bates is a popular figure off the field. Brands love him. Which is why he has endorsement deals with businesses like Nike, Progressive, Tide, Tryst, Geico and Gatorade.

Jessie Bates III Football Career

Jessie Bates III has been an outstanding athlete from a very young age. He played both football and basketball for Snider High School in Indiana. He originally committed to playing for Toledo Rockets, but later chose to go with Wake Forest Demon Deacon. In his freshman year, he was named to the USA Today Freshman All-America Team, the All-ACC Second-Team and to the ACC All-Freshman First-Team. He missed two games in his sophomore year and soon after declared for the NFL draft.

Bates became the fourth safety in his draft class to be selected. The Cincinnati Bengals let him make his debut against the Indianapolis Colts. Head coach, Marvin Lewis was greatly impressed with Bates to make him the starting safety. He received an overall grade of 79.9 from Pro Football Focus to make him the 11-best safety in the NFL.

Bates was named second team All-Pro in 2020, equaling his interceptions record the year prior.

Here are his career highlights –

  • Second-team All-Pro (2020)
  • PFWA All-Rookie Team (2018)
  • Second team All-ACC (2016)

Jessie Bates III Personal Life

Jessi Bates III is not married and prefers to keep his dating life away from the public eye. He is otherwise, very popular on social media and is said to have a made a lot of money from his association with the Yeezy brand.

FAQs About Jessie Bates III

Is Jessie Bates the best safety?

Jessie Bates III’s best season in the NFL was in 2020. He ranked 10th.

Where did Jessie Bates the third go to college?

Wake Forest University.

Is Jessie Bates a Pro Bowler?


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