Justin Watson Net Worth

Justin Watson is an American professional football wide receiver. He plays for the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL. He was a 5th-round pick by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 2018 NFL Draft. The 27-year-old’s net worth is $3 million. Here we bring you Justin Watson’s net worth, salary, earnings, contract, biography, wife, and more.

Justin Watson’s Biography and Career

Justin Watson was born on April 4, 1996, in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania, U.S. He loved football from an early age.

Watson graduated from the South Fayette Township School District and played football there.

College Career

Justin Watson played college football as a wide receiver for the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He played four years for the Penn Quakers (2014-2017).

The wide receiver had a successful college career. He was a three-time All-Ivy League selection (2015-2017). He led the Quakers to win the Ivy League two times, in 2015 and 2016. Watson set the Penn career records for receptions, receiving yards, receiving touchdowns, and all-purpose yards.

Professional Career

Justin Watson was a 5th-round, overall 144th, pick by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 2018 NFL Draft.

He made his NFL debut on Sep. 30, 2018. Watson appeared in 12 games in his rookie season in 2018. In the 2019 season, he appeared in all 16 games and recorded 15 receptions for 159 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns.

In 2020, Watson played 11 games, recording seven receptions for 94 yards. He went on to win the Super Bowl LV with the Buccaneers, beating the Kansas City Chiefs 31-9.

The Kansas City Chiefs signed Justin Watson for a one-year deal in 2022. The wide receiver started 5 and appeared in all 17 games for the Chiefs. The Chiefs went on to win Super Bowl LVII beating Philadelphia Eagles 38-35.

Justin Watson’s Net Worth, Salary, Career Earnings, and Contract

In 2023, the Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Justin Watson’s net worth is $3 million. His average annual salary is $1.7 million. The 27-year-old’s prime source of earnings is his football salary.

In 2023, the wide receiver signed a two-year contract with the Chiefs, worth $3.4 million. The contract came with a $150,000 signing bonus and a $1,380,000 guaranteed money.

Career Earnings

The Chiefs wide receiver Justin Watson began his NFL career in 2018. His estimated NFL career earnings are $4,056,739, from 2018-2022.

The following table refers to Watson’s estimated season-by-season earnings.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2018$781,739
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2019$570,000
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2020$750,000
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2021$920,000
Kansas City Chiefs 2022$1,035,000
Kansas City Chiefs 2023$1,400,000
Kansas City Chiefs 2024$2,000,000

Moreover, Justin Watson earns a good amount from endorsements and sponsorships. He has over 45k followers on Instagram.

Personal Info

Full NameJustin Watson
Current ClubKansas City Chiefs 
NFL Draft2018, Round 5, Pick 144
PositionWide Receiver
Shirt No.84
Date of BirthApril 4, 1996
Age 27
Height 188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 215 lb
BirthplaceBridgeville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Nationality American
Net Worth$3 million
Average Salary$1.7 million
Relationship StatusMarried
SpouseErica Watson
Instagram @jwat


Chiefs wide receiver Justin Watson is a married man. His lovely wife is Erica. The couple got married in April 2022. They are blessed with a child.

Justin Watson wife Erica
Source: Instagram


Born on April 4, 1996, he is 27 years old.


He is 188 cm (6 ft 2 in) tall.


  • 2× Super Bowl champion (LV, LVII)
  • 2× Ivy League champion (2015, 2016)
  • 3× First-team All-Ivy League

NFL Stats

[As of Week 18, 2022]

Receptions 38
Receiving Yards 573
Receiving Touchdowns 4


What is Justin Watson’s Net Worth?

In 2023, his net worth is $3 million.

What is his average annual salary?

$1.7 million.

Where is he from?

Bridgeville, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Which college did he play for?


What is his shirt number?

He wears No. 84 for the Chiefs.

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