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    Kirk Cousins’ Net Worth, Salary, and Career Earnings: How Much Money Has the Falcons QB Made?

    Kirk Cousins signed a massive contract with the Atlanta Falcons. What is the veteran quarterback's net worth, salary, and career earnings?

    Kirk Cousins, the talented but reserved NFL star, has opened up to the public a bit more over the last two seasons. Widely viewed as mild-mannered with a “dad-like” personality, Cousins has let his star power shine as of late, starting with his appearance on Netflix’s series “Quarterback.”

    Cousins has taken the opportunity to show his fans who he is off the field and what it takes behind the scenes in order to be ready on game day. Now, as he starts a new chapter of his career with the Atlanta Falcons, all eyes will be on Cousins to see how he bounces back from his torn Achilles and what he can do following his change of scenery.

    While Cousins is mostly known for his consistent play and quirky personality, he’s also commonly associated with his NFL contracts and how they have been constructed.

    Cousins’ and his representatives have gotten him as much guaranteed money as possible over the last decade, and he’s amassed quite a fortune in the process. Let’s take a closer look at Cousins’ net worth, career earnings, and 2024 salary.

    What Is Kirk Cousins’ Salary?

    As Cousins starts a new chapter in Atlanta, he is doing so with another big payday. The Falcons gave Cousins a four-year, $180 million deal that includes $100 million guaranteed.

    In a league where guaranteed money isn’t the norm, Cousins and his camp have done an incredible job getting fully guaranteed deals. In fact, this will be his 10th season in a row playing on a contract that’s fully guaranteed.

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    Cousins’ new deal will pay him $45 million per year. Cousins is currently the ninth-highest-paid quarterback in the NFL — tied with Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes.

    One thing is for sure: when it comes to contracts, Cousins and his representatives have done an exceptional job at getting the best value possible.

    What Is Cousins’ Net Worth and Career Earnings?

    Cousins’ net worth is listed at a whopping $120 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

    Throughout the course of his 12-year career, Cousins has earned $231,669,486 from his NFL contracts alone. That’s the fourth-highest career earnings among active players.

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    Only New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers ($342,496,898), Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford ($328,306,037), and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Russell Wilson ($266,362,520) have earned more than Cousins among active players.

    By the end of the 2024 season, Cousins will have earned $294,169,486 for his career, which is the sixth-highest career earnings in NFL history (active and retired). He will be above legendary QBs like Drew Brees ($269,710,422), Ben Roethlisberger ($267,286,864), Eli Manning ($252,280,004), and Peyton Manning ($248,732,000).

    While the majority of Cousins’ wealth comes from his NFL contracts, he also has a number of endorsement deals.

    Cousins has partnered with brands such as Bose, Nike, Pizza Ranch, Kay Jewelers, Neuxtec, DraftKings, TLC Laser Eye Centers, KW Sports + Entertainment, Raising Canes, Maison Realty Group, and KFC, according to Sportskeeda.

    Cousins has even ventured into the breakfast cereal world, where he created his own brand of cereal called “Cousins CinnaMinn Snaps,” with the proceeds going to the Kirk and Julie Cousins Foundation.

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    Cousins was a two-star recruit who received barely any scholarship offers out of high school, and then he slipped to the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Every step of the way, he’s made the most of his opportunities and exceeded all expectations.

    Given his football journey, it’s safe to say that Cousins never expected to have the amount of money currently in his bank account.

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