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Kirk Cousins Net Worth 2024 and Biography



Kirk Cousins net worth

what is Kirk Cousins net worth?

Kirk Cousins net worth 2024: Kirk Daniel Cousins is an American football quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He currently has anet worth of $70 million.

Full nameKirk Daniel Cousins
Net worth$70 million
Date of birthAugust 19, 1988
OccupationAmerican Football Quater back

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Early life

Cousins is the son of Don Cousins, a senior pastor at Discovery Church in Orlando, Florida, and Maryann Cousins. He is the second of three children.

Born in Barrington, Illinois, Cousins attended Holland Christian High School in Holland, Michigan, where he starred in football, baseball (as a third baseman and a pitcher), and basketball for the Maroons athletic teams. He broke his ankle in his junior year and was forced to attend camps in order to make an impression with recruiting colleges.

 Cousins finished his high school football career with 3,204 passing yards, 40 touchdowns, and 18 interceptions.

After high school, Cousins was set to sign with Toledo or Western Michigan, until Mark Dantonio became the head coach at Michigan State in 2007. A

fter Dantonio failed to sign his top targets at quarterback, he offered a scholarship to Cousins, which he accepted. He also participated in the Athletes in Action sports ministry.

College career

Cousins was redshirted for the 2007 season. In 2008, he spent the season as the backup quarterback to Brian Hoyer.

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He played in five games passing for a total of 310 yards and two touchdowns and one interception. In 2009, he competed for and won the starting quarterback job against teammate Keith Nichol.

He led Michigan State to a 6–7 (4–4) season with 19 touchdowns, 9 interceptions and 2,680 passing yards in 12 games. In 2010, he led Michigan State to an 11–2 (7–1) record and a share of the Big Ten Championship.

Professional career

Cousins was selected by the Washington Redskins as the seventh choice in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft, making him the 102nd draft pick overall. He played for Redskins from 2021 to 2017.

On March 15, 2018, Cousins signed with the Minnesota Vikings on a fully guaranteed three-year contract worth $84 million. This is the first fully guaranteed and, as of signing, highest-paying contract in NFL history. He currently plays for the Vikings.

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Kirk Cousins Net Worth

Kirk Cousins net worth is $70 million making him one of the wealthiest NFL players. He also holds several records as one of the best NFL quarterbacks.

  • Most 300-yard passing games in a season (6)
  • Most 300-yard passing games in a career (24) 
  • Most pass completions in a regular season (406)
  • Most consecutive passes without an interception at home (232)
  • Most 400-yard passing games in a career (3) 
  • Most 4,000-yard passing seasons (3) 
  • Most consecutive 4,000-yard passing seasons (3)