Know About Derek Carr; Brother, Stats, Net Worth, Wife, Contract

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Published Date: 16 Aug, 2019 Updated date: 16 Aug, 2019

Derek Carr comes from a family of sports personnel. Besides him being an inclining NFL star that makes his net worth to cross the two million dollars figure, one of his older brothers was a legendary figure who reacher newer heights at NFL pitch.

American football quarterback Derek Carr plays for NFL team Oakland Raiders. The player is the recipients of 3× Pro Bowl from 2015 to 2017 and 2× MWC Offensive Player of the Year in 2012 and 2013.

Derek Carr Bio & Family

The player was born as Derek Dallas Carr on 28 March 1991 in Bakersfield, California to parents, Rodger and Sheryl Carr. His other family members include his two brothers named David and Darren Carr. One of his brothers, David, became the first overall draft pick of the then-expansion Houston Texans in 2002. 

He went to Clements High School in Sugar Land, Texas. His stats were 1,246 yards and 12 touchdowns as a sophomore, and 1,622 yards and 16 touchdowns as a junior. The player then attended Fresno State in 2009.

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Career, Stats & Net Worth

The 28-year-old has a net worth of $33 million from NFL career since 2014. He got the fortune to play for the Raiders in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft with the 36th overall pick. Some months later, he agreed a four years contract worth $5.37 million including $2.2 million signing bonus.

Derek Carr playing stats (Picture: ESPN)

Almost three years later, he and Raiders signed a five-year, $125 million contract extension with $40 million fully guaranteed on 22 June 2017. A part of the contract was $70 million in total guarantees and a $12.5 million signing bonus. 

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Who Is Derek’s Wife?

Derek has a great inclining stats which is well complemented by his caring wife, Heather Neel. After knowing each other for a while, they walked the wedding aisle on 29 June 2012. It’s been over seven-years that the pair relishes their matrimony with three sons, Dallas, Deker Lee and Deakon Derek Carr, born on 16 May 2019.

Derek Carr Valentine’s Day post for wife Heather Neel on 15 February 2019 (Picture: Derek’s Instagram)

The oldest son, Dallas, was born with extreme medical conditions.

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Some Interesting Facts About Derek Carr

  • Derek’s family went to Sugar Land, Texas, from Bakersfield.
  • In 2009, the National Private Schools Athletic Association named him the National Player of the Year.
  • The player is a Christian and has said his faith is the essential thing in his life.
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