Derek Carr Net Worth

Derek Carr is an American professional football quarterback for the New Orleans Saints of the NFL. He was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Fresno State. His net worth is $85 million.

This article is about Derek Carr’s net worth, contract, salary, earnings, biography, wife, and more.

Derek Carr’s Biography and Career

Derek Dallas Carr was born on March 28, 1991, in Bakersfield, California, U.S. He attended Bakersfield Christian High School in Bakersfield, California, and played football as a quarterback.

College Career

Carr joined Fresno State and played college football for the Bulldogs from 2009-2013.

As a freshman in 2009, he played in five games in the limited auction and recorded 112 passing yards. He was awarded the MWC Offensive Player of the Year twice (2012-2013). He was a two-time First-team All-MWC (2012-2013).

Professional Career

Derek Carr was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft. The quarterback played 6 six seasons for the Raiders from 2014-2019.

In his rookie season in 2014, he finished with 3,270 passing yards, 21 touchdowns, and 12 interceptions. Carr became the first rookie quarterback in Raiders history to start a season opener.

In the 2016 season, Carr recorded 3,937 passing yards on a career-high 357 completions and a career-low 560 attempts and 28 touchdowns. He helped the Raiders reach the playoffs during the season, the franchise’s first appearance since 2002.

On April 12, 2022, Carr signed a three-year, $121.5 million contract extension with the Las Vegas Raiders, including a no-trade clause. In 15 games in the 2022 season, Carr finished with 3,522 passing yards, 24 touchdowns, and 14 interceptions. He was a four-time Pro Bowl (2015-2017,2022).

Derek Carr’s Net Worth, Salary, Career Earnings, and Contract

In 2024, quarterback Derek Carr’s net worth is $85 million. His prime source of earnings is his football contract. His average annual salary is $37.5 million for the Saints.


In 2023, Carr signed a four-year contract with New Orleans Saints, worth $150 million. The contract came with a signing bonus of $28.5 million and a total guarantee of $100 million. He was also guaranteed $60 million at signing. His contract is due to expire in 2027.

Career Earnings

Carr has played nine seasons with the Oakland Raiders and Las Vegas Raiders. His career earnings are $135,666,395 only from football salaries.

The following table refers to Carr’s career earnings in nine seasons.

2014Oakland Raiders $2,646,764
2015Oakland Raiders$780,491
2016Oakland Raiders$908,346
2017Oakland Raiders$25,175,000
2018Oakland Raiders$22,500,000
2019Oakland Raiders$20,000,000
2020Las Vegas Raiders $19,030,794
2021Las Vegas Raiders $19,625,000
2022Las Vegas Raiders $25,000,000

Personal Info

NameDerek Dallas Carr
BornMay 28, 1991
Current ClubNew Orleans Saints 
NFL Draft2014 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36
Shirt No.4
Age 32
Height 191 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg)
BirthplaceBakersfield, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Net Worth$85 million 
Average Annual Salary$37.5 million 
Relationship StatusMarried 
WifeHeather Neel
Instagram derekcarrqb


Carr’s wife is Heather Neel. They married in 2012 and have lived together in Las Vegas since.

Derek Carr wife Heather
Source: Instagram


Born on March 28, 1991. He is 32 years old.


He is 191 cm (6 ft 3 in) tall.


He is 215 lbs.

NFL Stats

[As of 2022]

Passing Attempts 4,958
Passing Completions3,201
Completion Percentage 64.6%
Passing Yards 35,222
Passer Rating91.8


What is Derek Carr’s Net Worth?

His net worth is $85 million.

How much is his average annual salary?

$37.5 million.

Which college did he play for?

Fresno State.

What is his shirt no.?

He wears No. 4 for the Saints.

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