Deshaun Watson Net Worth

Deshaun Watson is an American professional football quarterback for the Cleveland Browns of the NFL. Watson was selected in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans. He played college football at Clemson.

This article is about Deshaun Watson’s net worth, contract, salary, career earnings, biography, girlfriend, and more.

Deshaun Watson’s Biography and Career

Deshaun Watson was born on September 14, 1995, in Gainesville, Georgia, U.S. He attended Gainesville High School in Gainesville, Georgia, U.S., and played football as a quarterback.

College Career

Watson joined Clemson University and played college football for the Tigers from 2014-16.

As a freshman in 2014, he completed 29 of 41 passes for 479 yards with four touchdowns and no interceptions. As a sophomore in 2015, He was named the 2015 ACC Player of the Year and ACC Offensive Player of the Year. Watson became the CFP national champion and CFP National Championship Offensive MVP, as a junior in 2016.

Professional Career

Deshaun Watson was drafted by the Houston Texans in the first round with the 12th overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft. The quarterback played 5 seasons for the Houston Texans and 1 season for the Cleveland Browns.

In his rookie season in 2017, Watson amassed 1,699 passing yards, 19 touchdowns, and eight interceptions while rushing for 269 yards and two touchdowns. He was named to the PFWA All-Rookie Team.

In the 2018 season, Watson finished the regular season with a career-high of 4,165 passing yards, 26 touchdowns, 9 interceptions, 551 rushing yards, and 5 rushing touchdowns. He was named to his first Pro Bowl in that season.

He completed 1,102 passing yards, 7 touchdowns, and 5 interceptions in 6 games for the Cleveland Browns, in the 2022 season.

Deshaun Watson’s Net Worth and Salary

In 2023, quarterback Deshaun Watson’s net worth is $60 million. His prime source of earnings is his football contract. His average annual salary is $46 million for the Browns.


In 2022, Watson signed a five-year contract extension with the Cleveland Browns, worth $230 million. The contract came with a signing bonus of $44.965 million and a total guarantee of $230 million. His contract is due to expire in 2026.

In 2017, Watson signed a four-year rookie contract with the Houston Texans, worth $13,854,281.

Career Earnings

Watson has played 5 seasons for the Houston Texans and 1 season for the Cleveland Browns. His career earnings are $96,762,978, only from football salaries.

The following table refers to Watson’s career earnings in 6 seasons.

2017Houston Texans $8,618,895
2018Houston Texans$1,094,740
2019Houston Texans$1,724,480
2020Houston Texans$29,417,363
2021Houston Texans$10,540,000
2022Cleveland Browns $45,367,500

Personal Info

Full NameDerrick Deshaun Watson
BornSeptember 14, 1995
Current ClubCleveland Browns 
NFL Draft2017 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12
Shirt No.4
Age 27
Height 191 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 223 lb (103 kg)
BirthplaceGainesville, Georgia, U.S.
Nationality American
Net Worth$60 million 
Average Annual Salary$46 million 
Relationship StatusIn a relationship 
Girlfriend Jilly Anais
Instagram @deshaunwatson


Watson is currently in a relationship. His gorgeous girlfriend is Jilly Anais. They have been dating since 2019.

Deshaun Watson girlfriend Jilly Anais
Source: Instagram


Born on September 14, 1995. He is 27 years old.


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


He is 223 lbs (101 kg).

NFL Stats

[As of Week 18, 2022]

Passing Attempts 1,918
Passing Completions1,285
Completion Percentage 67.0%
Passing Yards 15,641
Passer Rating102.3
Rushing Yards1,852
Rushing Touchdowns 18


What is Deshaun Watson’s Net Worth?

In 2023, his net worth is $60 million.

How much is his average annual salary?

$46 million.

Which college did he play for?


What is his shirt no.?

He wears No. 4 for the Browns.

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