Jay Cutler Net Worth, Biography, Career, Awards, Wife and Kids

Jay Cutler Net Worth

Jay Cutler Net Worth   $70 million

Popular Name: Jay Cutler
Real Name: Jay Christopher Cutler
Birth Date: 29 April 1983
Birth Place: Indiana, United States
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Nationality: American
Height: 178cm
Weight: 118kg
Sexuality: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Kristin Cavallari (m. 2013)
Children: 3
Profession: American Football Player
Years active: 2006 Till Date
Net Worth: $70 Million
Last Updated: 2022

Jay Cutler is a former American football player who played as a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for twelve seasons. He played at college with Vanderbilt and in 2006, he was drafted in the first round of the NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos, for whom he played for 3 seasons before being traded to the Chicago Bears in 2009 for whom he played for eight seasons.

At the end of his career with the Chicago Bears in 2017, Cutler retired from playing and became a sportscaster for the National Football League on Fox’s television broadcasts but soon returned for a season more with the Miami Dolphins when Ryan Tannehill suffered a season-ending injury.

At the end of the 2017 season, he retired a second time and hasn’t been seen anywhere near the game. Further reading highlights Jay Cutler’s net worth and how he has made his fortune, starting from his early life and then to his career as a professional athlete.

Jay Cutler’s Early Life

Jay Christopher Cutler was born in Indiana, United States on 29 April 1983. He schooled at Heritage Hills High School in Lincoln City, Indiana. While in high school, he became famous due to his auspicious performance in sports, particularly football.

He played the position of a quarterback for the Patriots Football team for three years registering a perfect scoreline until his graduation. Upon completion of high school, he proceeded to obtain a college education at Vanderbilt University which is located in Nashville, Tennessee.

He was a member of the Vanderbilt Commodores team while in college where he played forty-five games in total, so carefully that he never succumbed to injury throughout the course of the game.

He won many hearts with his performances for the team and this was enough to get him the attention of several big football teams.

Cutler graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in human and organizational development.

Jay Cutler’s Career

Cutler started playing football right from his days as a high school student in Heritage Hills. He began appearing for the Patriots Football Team as a quarterback and kept a record of 26-1 in both senior and junior times. His best single record was 15-0 during his senior year.

In a game held at Pike Central, Jay and his team beat their opponents. He had the record of most of the winning passes in his senior school years. His best moment with his school team was probably when Heritage Hills defeated Zionsville at an extra time during a fierce encounter.

He mostly played the position of a defender in State games and was selected during an all-state first-team selection by the associated press in senior year. He received the same level in the game of basketball while in high school, where he received many mentions from several bodies.

He liked football so well that he usually cheered the Chicago Bears football team in his growing-up days. After high school, Cutler enrolled at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He played 45 career games for the Vanderbilt Commodores football team, where he started all 45 and set the record for most starts by a quarterback in the history of the school.

He played so flawlessly and did not miss a single game due to injury. Jay Cutler started his professional career in 2006 as a player for Denver Broncos. He was promoted as the second quarterback of the team in his first season, and also took Jake Plummer’s position as starting quarterback.

In his first season in the National Football League, Jay became the second-highest player to earn touchdown percentage and also the third-highest TD-to-INT ratio in the NFL as a rookie since 1970. Under the Broncos, he played for three seasons until 2008.

He was traded to Chicago Bears in 2009 where he failed to impress as a player. He lost eight games from ten at Chicago Bears’ mercurial season. However, he completed the season with 3,666 yards passing and 27 touchdowns. He later signed for the Miami Dolphins in 2017 before retiring the same year.

Awards & Records

Jay Cutler’s achievements as a football player include —

  • First-team Freshman All-SEC (2002)
  • Offensive player of the Year Award (2005)
  • Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award finalist (2005)
  • Maxwell Award Semifinalist (2005)
  • Davey O’Brien Award Finalist (2005)
  • Manning Award Finalist (2005)
  • Sammy Baugh Trophy Finalist (2005)
  • Pro Bowl (2008)AFC passing yards leader (2008)
  • AFC Offensive Player of September 2008
  • AFC Offensive Player of Week 10 (2008)
  • NFC Offensive Player of the Week – Week 16 (2009)

Personal life & Family

Cutler started dating television Star Kristin Cavallari in 2010. They were engaged in 2011 and tied the knot in 2013. The husband and wife share 3 children, a daughter, and two sons.

Age & Physical Features

The ex-football player is now 49 years old. He maintains a body weight of 118kg and has a height of 178cm.

Jay Cutler Net Worth

As of the time of this publication, Jay Cutler has been named one of the richest players in the world. He has earned his wealth by being an American football player. He played basketball one time in his life and also boosts his earning sector as a brand ambassador. Below, we have detailed his financial data and salary which has made up his current estimated wealth.

Salary & Earnings

Jay’s very first contract was with Denver Broncos. He played for the team in a six-year deal worth $48 million with an additional sum of $11 million in bonuses. His last contract as a sportsman was with Miami Dolphins in a $10 million one-year contract.

Furthermore, at the end of his career with the Chicago Bears in 2017, he retired from playing and became a sportscaster for the National Football League on Fox’s television broadcasts and was paid heavily for his services.

He also runs other minor businesses that make sure he receives a steady inflow of income. Jay Cutler net worth is $70 million. He started gaining interest in American football as a fan of Chicago Bears football team when he was a child.

He went to high school and participated in the game all the way through university unto a professional career. Away from his career life, Cutler is a philanthropist. He pays attention to the needy and involves himself in charitable work.


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