Derek Carr Biography
An American football quarterback, Derek Carr is the professional name of Derek Dallas Carr. Currently, Derek Carr is one of the highest paid players in the history of NFL. He plays as quarterback for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League.
Derek Carr is a married man. His wife name is Heather Neel. The couple married on 29th June 2012, after dating a couple of years.
Derek Carr Early Life and Education
Derek Carr was born on 28th March 1991, in Fresno, California. He was born to Rodger Carr, father, and Sheryl Carr, mother and grew up with his siblings named, David Carr and Darren Carr. His brother, David Carr is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League. Derek belongs to a white ethnicity and holds an American nationality.
Derek Carr went to the Bakersfield Christian High School where he completed his elementary education. During his school year, he began his football career at Clements High School in Sugar Land, Texas.
As a starter, Derek Carr made gradual progress for the Clements High School where he passed for 1246 yards and 12 touchdowns. Then, Derek led his team to an undefeated 13-0 season before losing in the quarterfinals of the 2007 Class 5A Division.
Derek Carr Football Career
In the year 2013, Derek Carr was honored with 2013 CFPA Elite QB for his performance over three seasons at Fresno State. In the year 2014, Derek was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft.
After that, Carr signed a four-year contract with the NFL. Thus, Carr received a $5.37 million with $2.2 million signing bonus.
Against the New York Jets, Derek made his first career regular-season start on September 7 where he passed for 151 yards and two touchdowns during his professional debut.
Derek Carr finished with 513 passing yards in the week 8 against Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Derek completed 21 of 31 pass attempts for 295 yards. In the year 2017, Derek signed a five year, $125 million contract extensions with $40 million fully guaranteed, $70 million in total guarantees with $12.5 million signing bonus. After this, Derek Carr was the highest paid player in terms of average money per day.
Derek Carr Married, Wife, Dating, Affair, Children, Divorce
Speaking about his personal life, his relationship is perfect. Derek Carr is a married man. His wife name is Heather Neel. The couple married on 29th June 2012, after dating a couple of years. Since their marriage the couple living perfectly together thus there is no any issue of disputes or separation between the lovebirds. Dallas is decent and never been part of any controversy.
The husband and wife are blessed with two sons named, Dallas Carr and Dekker Luke Carr born on 16th March 2016.
Derek Carr Net Worth, Earning, Salary, Income, Life Style
Derek Carr is a successful football player from his dedication and determination and is one of the shining stars from the world of football. And he has a perfect height of 6 feet and 3 inches. His footballer career made his financially strong as he receives a huge amount.
Additionally, Derek also earns a decent amount of money from several fashion line and brands as an endorsement. Similarly, Derek Carr is also active on social networking sites such as Instagram and Twitter. Currently, Derek Carr has millions of followers on his social networking sites.
Allocating information from several sources as of 2018 it is found out that his current net worth is estimated to be around $125 million.