Darius Slay Net Worth: Lifestyle, Contract & House

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An American professional football player, Darius Slay, who plays as a cornerback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the NFL, has a whopping net worth of $25 million in 2024. 

Darius was named the first-team All-Pro and the co-leader of the NFL Interceptions in 2017. He was chosen for the Georgia North-South All-Star Game during his senior season at Mississippi State University. 

Following his senior season as the defensive back, Darius was named All-State by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The Detroit Lions picked him in the second round (36th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft. He earned his debut against Minnesota Vikings and recorded four solo tackles and a pass deflection.

On March 20, 2020, Slay was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles for a third and fifth-round NFL Draft selection. He signed a three-year deal worth $50 million, including $30 million guaranteed. 

His team, the Eagles, will play Super Ball LVII against the Kansas City Chiefs on February 12, 2023, in State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. 

Darius Slay Playing For The Philadelphia Eagles
Darius Slay Playing For The Philadelphia Eagles (Source: Instagram)

Many might have no idea looking at him, but Slay became a father at the early age of 15, still a high schooler.

But with his mother’s support and constant push, Darius was able to qualify for the draft while still having his daddy time. No wonder Slay has a special place for his mother in his heart. 

It is genuinely commendable when you think about when and how Darius paved his way to the NFL. He slays his way to the top and is there to stay for a long time. 

Before jumping directly to the net worth of Darius Slay, here are some quick facts about him.

Quick Facts

Full Name Darius Demetrius Slay Jr.
Known as Darius Slay
Nickname Big Play Slay
Birth Date January 1, 1991
Birth Place Brunswick, Georgia
Residence Northville
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity American
Education Itawamba Community College, Mississippi State University
Horoscope Capricorn
Father’s Name DK Metcalf
Mother’s Name Stephanie Lowe
Siblings N/A
Age 33 Years Old
Height 6’0″/.183 m/183 cm
Weight 86 kg/190 Ib
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Body type Athletic
Profession Football Player
Marital Status Married
Spouse Jennifer Slay
Children 1
Name of Children Darion Slay
Career debut 2011
Playing style Hard Hitting and Dangerous style of tackling
Sports team Philadelphia Eagles
Coach Nick Sirianni
Honors Second-team All-SEC (2012), First-team All-Pro (2017)
Net Worth $25 Million
Salary $17 Million
Position Cornerback
Jersey Number 2
Social Media InstagramTwitter
Merch  Autographed Picture Print, Autographed Eagles Mini Helmet, Signed Jersey
Last Update February 2024

Net Worth & Income

Darius played as an all-state running back and defensive back from Brunswick High School to Mississippi State University. 

The Detroit Lions picked him in the second round (36th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft. In May 2013, Darius signed a four-year contract with the Lions worth $5.28 million, including a signing bonus of $2.2 million and a salary of $1.3 million. 

Slay agreed to a four-year contract extension with the Lions in 2016 for $48.15 million. The contract also included $23 million guaranteed, a signing bonus of $14 million, and an annual salary of $12 million. 

He signed with the Eagles in March 2020 with a $50 million contract over three years. Here, he received $30.05 million in guaranteed, $13 million in signing bonus, and $16 million in annual salary. 

The American professional football cornerback has a net worth of $25 million in 2024.

Net Worth Of Darius Slay In Different Currencies

Let’s look at Darius Slay’s net worth in different currencies.

Currency Net Worth
Euro €22,964,000
Pound Sterling £20,192,800 
Australian Dollar A$35,328,500 
Canadian Dollar C$33,337,875
Indian Rupee ₹2,040,082,500
BitCoin ฿1,072.44

House & Cars

House

The 5x Pro Bowler owns a house in Northville, Michigan (MI) that consist of 5 bedrooms with a 2-bath. He purchased the house in 2013 for $498k. 

Cars

This NFL cornerback has a Rolls Royce Wraith that is 24″ Staggered Forgiato Tecnica Wheels on Pirelli Zero Nero tires.

Idols & Inspirations 

Darius thinks of his mother, Stephanie, as his idol. As she gave him birth at the age of 14, she is the one who taught him to follow his passion for being an NFL player.

After the demise of Kobe Bryant on January 26, 2020, Darius wore No. 24 in honor of his memory.

Darius Slay's Untouchable limited Jersey
Darius Slay’s Untouchable Limited Jersey (Source: Twitter)

Darius trained with players like Jalen Hurts, A.J. Brown, and Jason Kelce to make himself a better player.

Charity

During his time with the Lions, the players like Darry Tapp, Isa Abdul-Quddus, Don Carey III, Nate Ness, Darius Slay, and many more agreed to contribute their mentorship and time to the STEM Youth Literacy Program.

The literacy program included the Helen L. Kay Charitable Trust, where players like Darius Slay invested some of their net worth in supporting resources. 

Darius donating meal to Southeast Georgia
Darius Donated A Meal To South East Georgia Health System (Source: South East Georgia Health)

Furthermore, the Eagles player donated meals to Southeast Georgia Health System.

Investment

Darius sells products related to Captain Planet, one of the hottest shows in the 90s.

Speaking with the Freep, he revealed that his mother always wanted the planet to be clean and made him watch the show. He further explained that the show is related to the cleanliness of the Earth.

Career

Darius attended Brunswick High School, where he was a running back and defensive back.

He was named All-State by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution during his senior season and was selected for the Georgia North-South All-Star Game.

Slay rushed for over 1,300 yards and 15 touchdowns in the 2008 season and intercepted six passes with two touchdown returns. 

Under the guidance of coach Dan Mullen’s Mississippi State Bulldogs, Darius, aka Big Slay Play, played at Mississippi State University for two seasons, where he had 64 tackles, six interceptions, and two touchdowns. 

The Detroit Lions picked him in the second round (36th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft. In May 2013, Darius signed a four-year contract with the Lions worth $5.28 million, including a signing bonus of $2.2 million and a salary of $1.3 million. 

Philadelphia Eagles Cornerback Darius Slay
Philadelphia Eagles Cornerback Darius Slay (Source: A To Z Sports)

He earned the nickname Big Play Slay to set IP the game-winning field goal against the Philadelphia Eagles. Later, Darius intercepted the player Carson Wentz to steal the game.

On March 20, 2020, Slay was traded to the Eagles.

He recorded his first interception in a Week 16 against the Dallas Cowboys as an Eagle off a pass thrown by Andy Dalton during the 37-17 loss. 

The cornerback had defended five passes and two interceptions in a 24-7 win against Minnesota Vikings. 

Further

Speaking with the Players Tribune on January 19, 2023, Darius said his former team and coaching regime didn’t understand him.

He said, “If I’m being honest, Me and the coach didn’t always see eye to eye on the type of Leader I am. He had a different vision.” 

Slay recorded 3 tackles against the 49ers in NFC Championship on January 30, 2023, which helped his team to book their place in Super Ball XLVII. 

Career Stats

Summary G AV INT YDS TD
2022 17 8 3 17 0
 Total Career  151 70 26 379 2

Awards And Achievements

  • Second Team All-Sec-2012
  • NFL Interceptions co-leader-2017
  • First team All-Pro-2017
  • 3* Pro Bowl-2017-2019

Combine Score

40-Yard Dash 4.36 seconds
40 Yard (MPH) 18.76 (MPH)
20-Yard Split 2.56 seconds
10-Yard Split 1.54 seconds
Bench Press 14 reps (225 lb)
Vertical Leap 35.5 inches
Broad Jump 124 inches
20 Yd Shuttle 4.21 seconds

Highlights

  • Darius played for two seasons, starting at Itawamba Community College and later transferring to Mississippi State.
  • During their senior year, Slay made many improvements and had six interceptions.
  • Combining stats, Darius has 4.36 seconds of the 40-yard dash, 14 reps of bench press, and 35.5 inches of a vertical jump.
  • Darius’s All-Sec second team was impressive for all of the coaches and ranked ninth with five interceptions in the country.
  • Likewise, Darius is still expected to score and grow more when determining the paces, abilities, and speeds.

Quotes

  • “The whole point of time, you all don’t understand that I didn’t care if I did. It is what it is. It’s a whole business. All I was doing here was playing ball, trying to win games.” 
  • “I was looking at (wide receiver) Davante(Adams), and it was pretty exciting to see Richard jump up there and catch it.” 
  • “You know, I’m just coming here to compete and get better every day. That’s my goal; come in, and work hard.”

Social Media Presence

Darius is active on his social media account like Instagram and Twitter. He frequently shares his thoughts on ongoing topics and his glimpse into life via social media. 

Instagram: 379k followers

 

 
 
 
 
 
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A post shared by Darius Slay (@bigplayslay24)

Twitter: 229.3k followers

Besides, the Eagles’ cornerback also shares his happy moments with his kids and family.

Popularity 

Darius is an American cornerback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). 

Darius Slay Trend 2023
Darius Slay Trend 2023 (Source: Google Trend)

The graph shows his search trend for 12 months. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

Who is Darius Slay married to?

Darius Slay is happily married to his long-time girlfriend, Jennifer Williams.

What is Darius Slay's number?

Currently, Darius Slay wears number 2 for Philadelphia Eagles.

Is Darius Slay injured in 2020?

Darius Slay suffered from head cranial concussion in Week 14's game against the saints.

What was the Darius Slay trade?

Philadelphia Eagles cornerback player Darius Slay is believed to receive a third-round pick and a fifth-round, 166, pick in the trade.

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