– Russell Wilson played for the Seattle Seahawks from 2012 to 2021. He was traded to the Broncos before the 2022 season.
At the time of this writing, he's played at two Super Bowls and won one. He is among the most highly-paid athletes in the world.
His starting N.F.L. pay of $33 million is the most highly paid quarterback in terms of per-season earnings.
Between June 2018 and June 2019, Russell Wilson earned $90 million from his many ventures .
– On July 31 on July 31 2015, on July 31, 2015, the Seattle Seahawks signed Wilson to an extension of four years worth $87.6 million.
The contract also included an initial incentive of $31 million and 60 million in guaranteed funds. .
– In the 2016 season, his base increased to $12.34 million. It increased in the following season to $12.6 million. Then, $15.5 million for 2018 and $17 million for 2019.
On April 16 and April 16, 2019, Russell and his team, the Seattle Seahawks, signed a four-year contract extension of $140 million.
The deal, with an incredible $65 million signing bonus, was the most lucrative contract of N.F.L. in football history at that time. The deal included an amount of $107 million in guaranteed funds