Joey Bosa 2022 – Net Worth, Contract And Personal Life


Joey Bosa is 26 years old and here is everything you need to know about his net worth, contract, career, personal life, and more.

Joseph Anthony Bosa is an American football player for the Los Angeles Chargers. He plays outside linebacker and was picked 3rd overall in the 2016 NFL Draft.

Joey Bosa Facts

Birth PlaceFort Lauderdale, Florida
Father’s NameJohn Bosa
Mother’s NameCheryl Bosa
Star SignCancer
CollegeOhio State
Net Worth (2022)$14 million
Salary (2022)$27 million
Date of BirthJuly 11, 1995
Height (ft)6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight (kg)280 lb (127 kg)
NFL Draft Year2016
NFL Draft PickRound 1 / 3rd Overall
Playing Career2016 – Present
PositionOutside linebacker
TeamsLos Angeles Chargers (NFL)
EndorsementsGamebreaker, Nike, Panini, Rock-Tenn
Social MediaTwitter

Joey Bosa Contract Details

Contract:5 yr(s) / $135,000,000
Signing Bonus
Average Salary$27,000,000
Guaranteed at Signing $78,000,000
Total Guarantees$102,000,000
Free Agent:2026 / UFA

Joey Bosa is on a massive $135 million contract with the Los Angeles Chargers as of 2021. He astoundingly had $102 million of it guaranteed to him but did not receive a signing bonus. On average, he brings home $27 million each season. That is massive and easily made him the highest-paid defensive athlete in the NFL at the time.

Bosa initially faced contractual disputes with the Chargers organization at the time of being drafted. He was close to pulling off “an Eli Manning”. That meant he could have forced a trade on draft trade but the Chargers offered him the highest signing bonus offered to any rookie before. Eventually, they succeeded in signing him to a four-year deal.

Joey Bosa Net Worth

Joey Bosa’s net worth is tipped to be higher than most NFL athletes his age. He was drafted in the first round which hands him an advantage in terms of wages received. According to various sources, he is valued at $14 million as of 2022. Bosa is a highly successful linebacker and one of the highest-paid athletes in the entire National Football League.

Joey Bosa
Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa (97) looks on during pre-game warm-ups before an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, in Baltimore, Md. (AP Photo/Terrance Williams)

Bosa’s current deal puts him over the top of some of his peers. The young linebacker still has many years of playing left. He could easily increase his wealth to massive heights if he continues to perform at such a high level. Bosa is sponsored by Gamebreaker, Nike, Panini, Rock-Tenn which gives him a separate income away from his NFL contracts.

Joey Bosa Football Career

Joey Bosa played football and basketball for St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He was a four-star recruit to Ohio State University, recording 44 tackles and 7.5 sacks in his freshman year. He finished his junior year with five sacks and an interception on 47 tackles after which he declared for the 2016 NFL Draft.

In his sophomore year, he was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, Big Ten Lineman of the Year, First Team All-American, and All-Big Ten, as well as a Lombardi Award Finalist. He repeated all these honours in his Junior year.

At the time, when they were still the San Diego Chargers, Bosa was drafted third overall. He faced contract disputes to remain the only unsigned draft prospect. He eventually did sign and made his NFL debut against the Oakland Raiders. Bosa earned the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award and followed it up with another solid second season, getting ranked 37 by his peers in the top 100 NFL players list.

His career highlights include –

  • 4× Pro Bowl (2017, 2019–2021)
  • NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year (2016)
  • PFWA All-Rookie Team (2016)
  • CFP National Champion (2014)
  • 2× Consensus All-American (2014, 2015)
  • Nagurski–Woodson Defensive Player of the Year (2014)
  • 2× Smith-Brown Defensive Lineman of the Year (2014, 2015)
  • 2× First-team All-Big Ten (2014, 2015)

Joey Bosa Personal Life

Joey Bosa’s father, John played in the NFL between 1987 and 1989. His brother, Nick played defensive end at Ohio State and was drafted in the second round by the San Francisco 49ers. He is cousins with another NFL talent, Jake Kumerow.

Nick Bosa
Joey’s brother Nick Bosa

Bosa’s grandfather Palmer Pyle and grand-uncle Mike Pyle both played in the NFL as well. Clearly, football runs in the family.

FAQs About Joey Bosa

Are Joey and Nick Bosa related?

Yes. They are brothers with Joey being the older one.

Who does Joey Bosa play for in the NFL?

Los Angeles Chargers.

Are there 3 Bosa brothers in the NFL?

No. There are just two.

When was Joey Bosa born?

Joey Bosa was born on the 11th of July, 1995.

Where was Joey Bosa born?

Joey Bosa was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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