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Johnny Manziel’s Net Worth
Johnny Manziel is an American football player. He has a net worth of $6 million. A former Heisman Trophy winner, Johnny Manziel has spent his professional career with the teams such as the Cleveland Browns (in the NFL), the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the Montreal Alouettes (in the CFL). But, he is best-known for the many controversies that he has found himself involved in.
Between salary, bonus of signing and endorsements, Johnny Manziel obtained $7 million during his rookie year. During that rookie year, Johnny Manziel threw for a total of 175 passing yards with zero passing touchdowns and one rushing touchdown. On March 11, 2016, The Cleveland Browns cut Johnny Manziel after paying him $7,707,913 in salary. During his time on the team, Johnny Manziel threw seven touchdowns and seven interceptions.
Johnny Manziel obtained millions more from endorsements, most notably from Nike. Also, he endorsed McDonald’s, Nissan, and Panini America. Before entering the NFL draft, when Johnny Manziel was still projected to be a first-round pick with a long career, he signed a multi-million dollar endorsement deal with Nike. Aside from that, Under Armour and New Balance also submitted proposals to land Johnny Manziel. Unfortunately, in April 2016, Johnny Manziel was dropped by Nike and his agents in the wake of a string of off-field controversies. He had been projected to earn over $100 million in salary and endorsements had he submitted even a moderate performance during his time in the NFL.
Early Life and College Career
According to the research, Johnny Manziel was born on December 6, 1992 in Tyler, Texas. He is of Italian and Lebanese descent. Johnny Manziel has a younger sister named Meri. His parents are highly successful, and wealthy, thanks to investments in the natural gas and oil industries. Johnny Manziel played some sports growing up, including basketball, football, baseball, and golf. But, he selected to focus on football and baseball while he attended Tivy High School in Kerrville (Texas).
During his high school football career, Johnny Manziel actually started out playing as a receiver his freshman year, just moving to the position of quarterback during the fourth game of his sophomore year. As quarterback, Johnny Manziel quickly gained people’s attention with his impressive stats. During his senior year, Johnny Manziel had 65.7% passing for 3,609 yards with 45 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. Several of his accolades that he received include being the San Antonio Express-News Offensive Player of the Year, the National High School Coaches Association Senior Athlete of the Year in Football, and a Parade All-American. Lots of schools recruited him, such as Baylor, Iowa State, Colorado State, Louisiana Tech, Oregon Rice, Stanford, Tulsa, as well as Texas A&M.
Johnny Manziel selected to attend and play for Texas A&M, where he received an academic scholarship. Texas A&M had a spot to fill due to the departure of quarterback Ryan Tannehill for the NFL after the 2011 season. Johnny Manziel outperformed Jameill Showers and Matt Joeckel, obtaining the spot of starting quarterback. Johnny started gaining attention when he broke Archie Manning’s 43-year-old total offense record during a game against Arkansas, he continued to perform well. After leading Texas A&M to a victory over top-ranked Alabama, Johnny Manziel began appearing on Heisman Watch lists. Even, he broke records by becoming the first freshman in NCAA history to pass for 3,000 and rush for 1,000 yards in a season. He made history again once he became the first freshman ever to win the Davey O’Brien Award and the Heisman Trophy. For his sophomore season at Texas A&M, Johnny Manziel came in fifth place in the 2013 Heisman Trophy voting.
Johnny Manziel made the decision to leave college football. In 2014, he entered the NFL Draft and forfeited his junior season at Texas A&M. Johnny Manziel was projected to be a first-round pick, however concerns regarding his attitude remained, with lots of hesitation about him. On draft day, 21 teams passed over Johnny Manziel, but finally a text he sent to Dowell Loggains, Browns quarterbacks coach, helped to convince head coach Mike Pettine to draft him as the 22nd overall pick.
Johnny Manziel stayed with the Browns for two seasons, both got difficulties. During his rookie season in 2014, Johnny Manziel was fined $12,000 by the NFL for a rude hand gesture he made in a preseason loss to the Washington Redskins. Then, during the 2015 season, Johnny Manziel was demoted to third-string quarterback after videos of him partying emerged online. On March 11, 2016, the Cleveland Browns cut Johnny Manziel after paying him $7,707,913 in salary.
Then, Johnny Manziel spent two years out of football. But, he just spent six weeks as a benchwarmer before he was traded to the Montreal Alouettes in July 2018. Finally, the CFL cut ties with Johnny Manziel, and he was released by the Alouettes on orders from league officials. Johnny Manziel tried to return to professional football by joining the newly-established Alliance of American Football (AAF) in March 2019, where he was assigned to the Memphis Express team. But, the league filed for bankruptcy in April 2019, having not even completed a single season. As of April 2020, Johnny Manziel is not currently signed to any professional football team.
Personal Life and Controversies
In March 2017, Johnny Manziel became engaged to Bre Tiesi, and they married in March 2018. But, they separated a mere year later. Manziel’s career has been marred by some controversies and run-ins with the law. His first arrest was in June 2012, before he played his first college football game. One of his friends was in an altercation that Johnny Manziel tried to stop but got involved in. Johnny showed a fake ID to police officers following the incident. However, he was still named as the starting quarterback for Texas A&M University.