Michael Vick net worth

Michael Vick net worth

Net Worth: $15 million

About Michael Vick

One of the highest paid people in the entertainment industry Michael Vick net worth has been announced to have an estimate of 15 million dollars. Moreover, Michael Vick is said to get around 17 million dollars per year. Born in Virginia, Michael Vick is mostly recognized as a quarterback who played for the Philadelphia Eagles. Moreover, the player was also involved into Atlanta Falcons team where he played five years.

Both teams added a lot of money to the overall amount of Michael Vick net worth. Furthermore, Michael Vick was selected in a Pro-Bowl four times in a row. The player got notorious when his scandal about illegal participation in the dog-fighting came to the public’s eyes. Because of that, Michael Vick was imprisoned for two years and was released in 2009, when he came back to play. Two years later, in 2011, Michael Vick was offered to sign a contract with Philadelphia Eagles, which became the main source of the Michael Vick net worth.

It also has been said that the contract itself was worth around 100 million dollars. The contract was signed with the conditions that Michael Vick would get 40 million dollars in cash and 16.5 million dollars in yearly salary. According to the data, Michael Vick is in the third position of the list which contains players who have signed a 100 million dollar contract. The first two positions belong to Shaquille O’Neal and Derek Jeter. In fact, his another contract with Atlanta Falcons was worth around 130 million dollars and it was thrown away when Michael Vick got involved into illegal participation in dog-fighting. Although the star was involved into illegal business and had to stay in jail, Michael Vick had a very spectacular career which showed his skills and abilities to play professionally.

Moreover, because of his imprisonment, Michael Vick spent a huge amount of his money in order to get him out of the jail. It has been announced that Michael Vick wasted 30 million dollars, which amount for 95 percent of his incomes from 2008 till 2012. More specifically, the money was spent to pay for such expenses as hiring advocates, creditors, lawyers, accountants and paying taxes. Thus, because of that a huge amount of Michael Vick net worth was cut off. Michael Vick whose real name is Michael Dwayne Vick was born in 1980 and is married to Kijafa Frank. The player attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute and studied at Virginia State University before he got involved into sports professionally.


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