Sam Darnold 2022 – Net Worth, Salary, Records, and Endorsements


Sam Darnold is an American football player who plays in the NFL and here are few more interesting facts about his net worth, salary, records, and endorsements.

Sam Darnold is a quarterback who plays in the NFL for the Carolina Panthers. Let us know more about his net worth, salary, records, and endorsements.

Sam Darnold Facts

BirthplaceDana Point, California
Father’s NameMichael Darnold
Mother’s NameChris Darnold
Star SignGemini
CollegeUniversity of Southern California
Net Worth$30 Million
Salary $920,000
Date of BirthJune 5, 1997
Age25 years
Height (ft)6′ 3″ (1.91 m)
Weight (kg)102 Kg (225 lbs)
NFL Draft Year2018
NFL Draft PickRound 1 / Pick 3
Playing Career2018-present
TeamsNew York Jets, Carolina Panthers
AchievementsFirst-team All-Pac-12 (2017)
Archie Griffin Award (2016)
Pac-12 Offensive Freshman of the Year (2016)
Wife / GirlfriendClaire Kirksey
Sam Darnold has a net worth of $30 million
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Samuel Richard Darnold was the 2018, Round 1, 3rd overall draft pick by the New York Jets. He plays in the position of quarterback and is the winner of the Archie Griffin Award (2016).   

Sam Darnold Stats as 2022

Completion percentage59.8
Passing yards10,624
Passer rating76.9
Rushing touchdowns10

Darnold used to play football for San Clemente High School in San Clemente, California. On the football team, Darnold played wide receiver and linebacker, but he started playing quarterback from his sophomore year. He ended his senior season with 3,000 passing yards and 39 touchdowns, along with 800 rushing yards and 13 rushing touchdowns.

In 2015, Darnold joined the University of Southern Carolina to play college football and he red-shirted for his freshman year.

Darnold entered the 2016 season as a red shirt freshman. Eventually, he made his first career start with the USC against the Utah Utes. Subsequently, Darnold completed 18-of-26 passes for 253 yards and recorded a rushing touchdown as USC lost 27–31. On January 4, 2017, it was announced that Darnold was awarded the Archie Griffin Award.

On January 3, 2018, Darnold announced he would enter the 2018 NFL Draft. Darnold was selected third overall by the New York Jets in the 2018 NFL Draft. On July 30, 2018, Darnold signed a four-year deal worth $30.25 million fully guaranteed featuring a $20 million signing bonus with the Jets.

In his rookie season, Darnold finished with 2,865 passing yards, 17 passing touchdowns, and 15 interceptions.

In 2019, Darnold finished the season with 3,024 passing yards, 19 touchdowns, and 13 interceptions and had 33 carries for 62 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns.

Similarly, in 2020, Darnold finished the season with 2,208 passing yards, 9 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions to go along with 217 rushing yards and 2 rushing touchdowns in 12 games as the Jets finished 2-14.

On April 5, 2021, Darnold was traded to the Carolina Panthers for a 2021 sixth-round pick and second-and fourth-round picks in 2022. Further, on April 30, 2021, the team exercised the fifth-year option on Darnold’s contract.

Sam Darnold has a net worth of $30 million
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Sam Darnold Net Worth and Salary

According to, Darnold has a net worth of $30 million as of 2021. Most of his net worth is acquired from his salary and endorsements.

According to Spotrac, Darnold signed a 4-year, $30.25 million contract with the New York Jets, including a $20,078,338 signing bonus, $30,247,715 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $7,561,929.

In 2021, Darnold will earn a base salary of $920,000 and a roster bonus of $3,854,685, while carrying a cap hit of $4,774,685 and a dead cap value of $4,774,685. In 2023, Darnold will become an unrestricted free agent.

Sam Darnold Personal Life

Born in Dana Point, California, Darnold is the son of Michael Darnold and Chris Darnold.

Darnold’s mother, Chris, is a physical education teacher at Shorecliffs Middle School.

Darnold has an older sister named Franki, who was a college volleyball player at the University of Rhode Island. Notably, Darnold’s grandfather, Dick Hammer, was a Marlboro Man actor and USC athlete.

According to reports, Darnold was previously in a relationship with Claire Kirksey. However, Darnold is currently single.  

Sam Darnold has a net worth of $30 million
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Sam Darnold Endorsements

There are no authentic reports available about Darnolds’s endorsement deals.

Now that he has become an NFL player, Darnold is expected to sign several endorsement deals.

FAQs about Sam Darnold       

What is the age of Sam Darnold?
Sam Darnold is 25 years old and was born on June 5, 1997.
What is the net worth of Sam Darnold?
Sam Darnold has a net worth of $30 million.
Where was Sam Darnold born?
Sam Darnold was born in Dana Point, California.
What is the height of Sam Darnold?
Sam Darnold’s height is 6′ 3″ (1.91 m). 
What is the weight of Sam Darnold?
Sam Darnold’s weight is 102 Kg (225 lbs).
Who is the girlfriend of Sam Darnold?
Sam Darnold previously dated Claire Kirksey.
In which year was Sam Darnold drafted?
Sam Darnold was drafted in 2018, Round 1, Pick 3.
In what position does Sam Darnold play?
Sam Darnold plays in the position of quarterback.
How many Super Bowls did Sam Darnold win?
Sam Darnold has not won any Super Bowl.

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