Net Worth and Salary

Net Worth and Salary

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Chad Pennington

Chad Pennington’s net worth is $75 million.


Chad Pennington

Who is Chad Pennington?

Chad Pennington, dubbed “The Golden Boy,” is a former American football player in the National Football League. Chad Pennington played for about a decade before retiring. During his NFL career with the New York Jets and Miami Dolphins, Pennington received various awards and honors. Chad is the first player in NFL history to be named Comeback Player of the Year twice.

Similarly, at the time of his retirement, Chad was the All-Time Leader in career completion percentage, at 66.0 percent.

Chad Pennington – Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Chad Pennington was born on June 26th, 1976, in Knoxville, Tennessee, too proud parents Elwood and Denise Pennington.

His father was a physical education teacher and football coach at Knoxville’s Halls High School.

Likewise, his mother works at Webb Institution of Knoxville, a private coeducational school. He also has a younger sister, Andrea Pennington.

Chad has been a sports enthusiast since he was a child. He started his high school career playing basketball before switching to football during his freshman year.

According to the horoscope, Chad is a Cancer. Cancerians are known for their protective and perceptive natures.

Chad also enrolled in the eighth grade at the Webb School of Knoxville. There, he played in a number of sports such as basketball, football, and baseball.

He was, however, more enthusiastic about football and recognized that if he participated, he would have a higher chance of earning college offers.

Chad was also recruited by two universities: the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga and Middle Tennessee State University.

Chad chose Marshall University, his parent’s alma mater, for the training camp.

Meanwhile, Marshall University’s head football coach, Jim Donnan, notices Pennington and offers him a scholarship.

Net Worth of Chad Pennington? Salary, Earning

During his time as an NFL quarterback, Pennington accumulated a large fortune. According to his prior contract history, he signed a seven-year, $64.2 million deal with the New York Jets.

Similarly, Chad agreed to a two-year, $11.5 million contract with the Miami Dolphins. During his eleven years in the NFL, Chad Pennington earned an estimated $75 million.

He also works as a FOX Sports pundit and as the Sayre School’s Director of Football.

Facts of Chad Pennington

Full Name James Chadwick Pennington
Birth Date June 26th, 1976
Birth Place Knoxville, Tennessee
Age 44 years (in 2020)
Nickname The Golden Boy
Religion Not Available
Nationality American
Education Webb School of Knoxville, Marshall University
Horoscope Cancer
Father’s Name Elwood Pennington
Mother’s Name Denise Pennington
Siblings Andrea Pennington
Height 6’ 3” (1.91 m)
Weight 230 lbs (104 kgs)
Build Athletic
Shoe Size Not Available
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Marital Status Married
Spouse Robin Hampton
Children Three sons
Profession Football Player, Coach, Analyst
Former Teams New York Jets, Miami Dolphins
Net Worth $75 million

Relationship, Married life, Boyfriend/Girlfriend

Chad Pennington is married to his college love, Robin Hampton. The couple married on March 1, 2001.

Their three boys are Cole Pennington, Luke Pennington, and Gage Pennington.

Chad Pennington is with his wife Robin Hampton. Source: Players Wiki

Cole, like his father, is a football player for Syre School, where he plays quarterback. He also has a scholarship offer from Marshall University, his parents’ and grandparents’ alma mater.

Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Color

Chad Pennington, often known as “The Golden Boy,” recently celebrated his 44th birthday.

He has an athletic build and stands at 6 feet 3 inches(1.91 m) tall, weighing roughly 230 pounds (104 kgs). In addition, he has dark brown eyes and golden hair.

Chad Pennington – Professional Career

The National Football League Draft

Pennington was chosen 18th overall and the first quarterback by the New York Jets in the first round of the NFL Draft in 2000.

Prior to Tom Brady, the Patriots selected six quarterbacks, including Pennington.

New York Jets

Pennington had only three starts in his first two seasons before taking over as the starter in the fifth round.

Chad also helped the Jets go from 1-4 to 9-7 and win the AFC East division championship. Similarly, during the season, his quarterback rating of 104.2 set a new team record.

Unfortunately, Chad was struck by Giants linebacker Brandon Short during the fourth preseason game against the New York Giants, resulting in a fracture-dislocation of his left hand.

Due to injuries, Chad missed the first six games of the 2003 regular season. Furthermore, due to the severity of his injuries and the hurried recuperation procedure, his wrist will never be the same.

As a result, his once-unusual play-fake became completely regular. Pennington signed a seven-year, $64.2 million contract with the New York Jets prior to the 2004 season.

Similarly, he injured his rotator cuff while playing against the Buffalo Bills, requiring him to miss three games.

Chad Pennington – Social Media Status

In terms of social media, On his Instagram account, he has 1k Instagram Followers. On his Twitter account, he has 18,000 followers. 

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Quick Facts of Chad Pennington

  • Chad played for over eleven years before retiring.
  • He has won numerous awards and accolades during his NFL career with the New York Jets and Miami Dolphins.
  • Chad is the only player in NFL history to have twice been named NFL Comeback Player of the Year.
  • He missed the first six games of the 2003 regular season due to his injuries.
  • Prior to the 2004 season, the New York Jets signed chad to a seven-year, $64.2 million contract.