Carson Wentz alias Carson James Wentz is an American professional football quarterback. He is currently playing for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football Leagues (NFL). Carson was drafted in round 1 with 2nd pick of the 2016 NFL draft by Philadelphia Eagles. Before that, he used to play college football at North Dakota State University (NDSU). Further, Carson won five NCAA FCS national championships while he played for NDSU. Carson plays in the jersey no.11 with great stamina and strength in the field. Starting his journey with Eagles, he is still serving for it.
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Carson Wentz was born as Carson James Wentz on December 30, 1992. As of now, he is 26 years old. By December of 2019, he will successfully complete 27 years of his age. He was born in Raleigh City of North Carolina, US under the birth sign Sagittarius. Carson was born to American parents Dough Wentz (father) and Cathy Domres (mother). Besides, he raised along with his two brothers Zach and Luke. While Carson was 3 years old, his family moved to North Dakota. Further, he holds American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
After moving to North Dakota, he attended Century high school and started playing football there. Along with football, he was also interested in playing basketball. Later, he decided to make his career in football after he enrolled at North Dakota University. In his first two seasons of college, he served as a backup quarterback to Brock Jensen. Further, he participated in the NCCA championship and helped his team to win the championship 5 times. Later, in 2015, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education.
Carson Wentz Professional Career and Awards
While Carson was playing college football at North Dakota State University, he was drafted to NFL. Carson was drafted in round 1 with 2nd pick of the 2016 NFL draft by Philadelphia Eagles. In fact, he was the first quarterback to get selected in the draft. Further, he signed a four years contract with Eagles worth $26.67 million. Carson became the second-highest with 607 passing attempts in his rookie year. The first highest was Andrew Lucks with 627 passing attempts in 2012. In his first season with Eagles, Carson completed 379 out of 607 passing yards. Moreover, the nex year, Wentz lead his team Eagles to their first Super Bowl Championship.
Additionally, his team also won the championship defeating New England Patriots. further, the same year, he got selected in his first Pro Bowl and received the Bert Bell Award for his remarkable performance. While entering to his 2018 season, on June 25, 2018, Carson came as the third-best player in the NFL Top 100 Player of 2018. However, he missed his first two games of the season after he suffered from an ACL injury. Soon after his return to game, he appeared in 11 games completing 3,074 passing yards with 21 touchdowns and 7 interceptions. Eagles exercised the fifth year on Wentz’s contract on April 29, 2019. On June 6, 2019, Eagles signed a four years extension contract with Wentz with $128 million and $107 million guaranteed. Further, his contract with Eagles will last till the 2024 season.
How much is Carson Wentz Net Worth and Salary?
Carson has earned a good amount of money in his very short time period career. As of 2019, he has a net worth of $45 million. However, he hasn’t discloed any information baout his salary. Carson signed his first four years contract with Philadelphia Eagles in 2016 with worth $26 million that came with a $17 million signing bonus. As previously mentioned, he has recently signed four years extension contract with Eagles. On June 7, 2019, he extended his contract with Eagles for 4 years with worth $128 million and $107 million guaranteed. Further, he has got $66 million upon signing.
Is Carson Wentz married or dating? Girlfriend/ Wife
The 26 years old Carson is a happily married man. He tied his knot with a beautiful lady named Madison Oberg in July of 2018. The couple started dating each other back in 2017. Further, after knowing each other for a year, they engaged with each other in February of 2018. His wife, Madison is a graduate from Missouri Southern University. Moreover, she was also part of the Mission of Mobilization Hospitality Team that served in Haiti.
Previously, Carson was dating his high school sweetheart, Melissa Uhrich. Carson and Melissa started dating each other from their high school and were n a relationship for several years. However, the break up with each other in 2017. Soon after his break up with Melissa, Carson got to meet his wife Madison. Currently, the couple is living their happily married life. Further, they haven’t welcomed any kids yet and might be planning for it.
Height, Weight and Other body measurenment
Carson is very tall and has got an athletic body. As a player, he is very concerned about his health and keeps his body fit. Carson is 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 108 kg (237 pounds). Besides, his arm measures 33 inches and hand sizes 10 inches.