American Football Player (1992– )
Carson Wentz is an American football quarterback who plays for Philadelphia Eagles of the National football league (NFL). He has been 5 times NCAA FCS national champion.
Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Carson Wentz was born on 30 Dec 1992 in Raleigh, North Carolina. His nationality is American and ethnicity is North American.
His mother’s name is Cathy Domres and his father’s name is Doug Wentz who was a linebacker at Northern State throughout his college career. He has 2 siblings, both brothers, namely Zach and Luke.
Carson Wentz went to Century high school in Bismarck. From his school days, he was pretty much active in sports particularly football and played as a quarterback and defensive back for the school’s team.
For his higher education, he went to North Dakota State University in 2011 and graduated in the year 2015.
Professional Life and Career
Carson began his football career in college when he played for the University of North Dakota. He began redshirting as a freshman within the year 2012 and began as the backup quarterback to Brock Jenson. There, Wentz completed all of his passes (8 of them) for 93 yards and got his 1st touch down in relief of Jenson. Then he went on to end his season.
In 2014, Wentz became the Bisons starting quarter throughout his junior year. Soon after, in 2015 he led North Dakota into a 15-1 record. Other victories were additionally in his pocket as he helped his team to urge ahead.
He shortly graduated from college, earning a degree in Physical and health education, with a GPA of 4.0. He was awarded the CoSIDA Academic All-American of the year for Division 1 football.
Talks regarding the NFL draft was underway as predictions about Wentz began to happen. It was shortly predicted that he would be selected in the mid-first round of the draft. Wentz, however, surpassed all predictions as he became among the top 10 prospects. He became the 2nd overall selection of the Philadelphia Eagles.
Wentz began his professional career in May 2016, signing a deal for Four years worth $26.68 million and a signing bonus package of $17 million with the Philadelphia Eagles. He became the Eagles starter and for the 1st season opener against the Cleveland Browns. throughout this game, he threw for 278 passing yards and 2 touchdowns resulting in 29-10 score and victory to the Eagles. He and his team additionally won a 29-14 victory against the Chicago Bears within the second week.
At the start of the preseason, he suffered rib injury however had a full recovery to play with them at the beginning to the end of the season. He was named the Pepsi NFL rookie of the week, in the 1st week, and known as the Offensive Player of the week For NFC for his startling performance in the match with the Pittsburgh Steelers. In 2017, He and his team lead the Eagles to win their 1st Superbowl, Superbowl lii. This was an excellent victory in the history of the Eagles.
On June 6, 2019, Philadelphia Eagles had Wentz’s contract extended for four years through 2024. This contract was signed for $128 million with a guaranteed $107 million.
Carson is a married man. He is married to Madison Oberg on July 16, 2018, after dating for over a year. Wentz announced their engagement after the team’s victory in Superbowl game on February 6, 2018.
He also dated Melissa Uhrich. They’re having an affair for a very long time i.e., from their school days. They’re school sweethearts and but they broke up in 2017, due to unknown reasons. However, it seems the break-up was mutual.
Salary and Net Worth
He has a net worth of $73 million USD and his salary is $7 million USD.
Carson has a height of 6 feet 5 inches and weighs 108kg. Besides these, he has brown hair and blue eyes. Furthermore, there are no details about his body measurements.
- Super Bowl champion (LII)
- Pro Bowl (2017)
- Second-team All-Pro (2017)
- Bert Bell Award (2017)
- FCS champion (2011–2015)
He has not been involved in any notable controversies in his career. Furthermore, there are no rumors concerning him at present.