Jimmy Clausen Net Worth: Career Earnings And Income

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One of the most well-known quarterbacks of his time, let’s find out what the net worth of Jimmy Clausen looks like right now.

Even after he retired from the NFL, Jimmy continued to add value to his net worth by working different jobs and investments.

Jimmy Clausen In His Prime Days
Jimmy Clausen In His Prime Days (Source: Instagram)

The former football quarterback, Jimmy Clausen, was born on September 21, 1987. He was active in the sports’ top tier league, the NFL, from 2010 to 2015.

Clausen studied at Oaks Christian School in Westlake Village, California, where he had an outstanding prep career.

With a record of 42-0, he never lost a football game he started during his school career.

Recruiting analysts regarded him as a “once in a decade” quarterback prospect and ranked him first in the 2007 high school class.

Clausen verbally committed to the University of Notre Dame on April 22, 2006. Then went on to enroll there on January 16, 2007, after graduating from high school one semester early.

The Carolina Panthers selected him as the 16th overall pick in the second round (48th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft.

He played for the Panthers (2010-2013), Chicago Bears (2014-2015), and Baltimore Ravens (2015) in the NFL.

What Does Jimmy Clausen Net Worth Look Like?

It is well known that quarterbacks for the NFL are some of the wealthiest athletes.

Jimmy is no exception, and he has added significant value to his net worth from his football career.

Looking at his overall career and the assets he holds, Jimmy’s estimated net worth is somewhere around $2 million.

He had an active career in the NFL for about six years, from 2010 to 2016, where he managed to amass a fortune.

During his active years, he signed three different contracts with the Carolina Panthers and the Chicago Bears.

He initially inked a four-year contract worth $3.23 million with the Carolina Panthers in 2010.

Jimmy Clausen Enjoying Life After Retirement From The NFLJimmy Clausen Enjoying Life After Retirement From The NFL
Jimmy Clausen Enjoying Life After Retirement From The NFL (Source: Instagram)

As per Sportrac, this included a $1,290,000 signing bonus and guaranteed him $2,213,010.

Then, in 2014, Clausen signed a one-year deal with the Chicago Bears for $645,000, though specific bonus and guarantee details were not provided.

The following year, he secured another one-year contract with the Bears, this time for $1,125,000, which included a $262,500 signing bonus.

Summing up, in his six-season-long career, he accumulated a total salary of $3,234,999.

Talking about his incentives, he had a total signing bonus of $1,552,500, a workout bonus of $117,500, and received incentives worth $26,472.

All of these amount to a total career earnings of $4,931,471. After becoming a free agent in 2016, Clausen concluded his NFL career.

What Is He Doing After His Retirement From The NFL?

Retirement was only a hiccup for Jimmy as he continued to make big bucks after his NFL journey, too.

He decided to pick up a mic and start his career as a college football analyst. At first, CBS Sports got affiliated with him, and then he went on to work for NBC Sports.

Somewhere around 2016, he started getting involved in the financial markets.

That’s why he decided to hang up the mic and get involved with Pinstar Investment Company.

After working with them for over six years, Jimmy is now the owner of Clausen Development Company.

He also makes videos on cameo where fans pay to ask him questions. Jimmy receives about 25% of the total payments made by the fans. 

Meet Jimmy’s Wife, Jess Clausen, And The Rest Of His Family

Jimmy is happily married to his long-time girlfriend-turned-wife Jessica Gysin (now Clausen).

The couple is said to have been dating since 2012 from their college days. However, it is interesting to note that they went to rival colleges. 

Jess was born on December 4, 1985, in Santa Cruz, California. Attending St. Francis High in Mountain View, California, she pursued her collegiate volleyball career at USC.

Jimmy Clausen With His Wife Jesse And Children
Jimmy Clausen With His Wife Jesse And Children (Source: Instagram)

The two tied the knot in a ceremony in Palm Desert over Valentine’s Day weekend in 2015. They now have three children: two sons, Cooper and Jett, and a daughter, Hailey.

The tightly-knit family always celebrates festivals together. In the Halloween of 2022, all five of them decided to dress up as characters from Sonic.

They also go on the beach and skiing trips together. Jimmy says that Jesse is his best friend, soulmate, and wife.

Bibek Dhoj Thapa
Bibek Dhoj Thapa

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