Ryan Mallett Net Worth: Parents, Siblings And Girlfriend

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Ryan Mallett, who last played with the Baltimore Ravens in 2017, tragically died at 35. At the time of his death, he had a net worth of around $4 million.

During his professional career, he played with three different teams in the NFL and also served as a coach.

As the 74th overall pick of the 2011 NFL draft, Mallett debuted in the NFL with the New England Patriots. But his significant contract signing came with the Baltimore Ravens.

In his 7-season NFL career, he garnered quite a considerable sum of money. Besides, some other contributions to his impressive net worth were from several endorsement deals.

The late American football player also bought a property in Springdale, Arkansas.

Ryan Mallett During His Time With The Texans
Ryan Mallett During His Time With The Texans (Source: The US Sun)

Ryan Mallet was born on June 5, 1988, in Batesville, Arkansas.

He attended Texas High School and was ranked as the No. 2 quarterback and No. 4 overall player in the nation by Rivals.com.

Later, he committed to play for the Michigan Wolverines, but after a season, he got transferred to the University of Arkansas.

On January 6, 2011, Mallett declared his name for the NFL draft, forgoing his final year of college eligibility.

Ryan Mallett Net Worth: Contracts & Salary

The former Patriots quarterback surfed through three NFL teams before halting his playing career & working as a football coach.

At the time of his death in mid-2023, Mallet’s net worth was around $4 million.

Ryan’s pro career began in 2011 after being the third-round pick of the Patriots (acquired pick rights of the Vikings while trading Randy Ross).

On July 29, 2011, the now-late football player signed a contract worth $2.94 million for four years with the New England Patriots.

It saw him an annual salary of $1.01 million in his rookie season, of which $643,876 was from the signing bonus.

Mallett Played NFL With The Ravens In 2017 Before Pursuing Career As A Football Coach
Mallett Played NFL With The Ravens In 2017 Before Pursuing A Career As A Football Coach (Source: SB Nation)

After three seasons with the Patriots, he was traded to the Houston Texans. And a year later, he inked a 2-year/$7 million, his largest contract with any team.

Moreover, he inked two other significant contracts with the Ravens; 2-year/$1.63 million on December 15, 2015, and 1-year/$2 million on March 9, 2017.

Here are the annual salary earnings of the late quarterback:

Year Team Base Salary
2011 New England Patriots $375K
2012 New England Patriots $508K
2013 New England Patriots $642.9K
2014 Houston Texans $776.9K
2015 Houston Texans $2.5 million (total $2.93 million)
2015 Baltimore Ravens $131K
2016 Baltimore Ravens $1.5 million
2017 Baltimore Ravens $1 million (total $2 million)

Besides, Ryan also bought a real estate property in 2014, reportedly for $750,000, in Springdale. This property boasts four bedrooms, five bathrooms, a saltwater pool, and a fireplace.

Parents, Siblings And Girlfriend

Ryan Mallett was born to his father, Jim, and his mother, Debbie. His father, Jim, was a high school teacher and football coach, while his mother worked as a teacher.

Unfortunately, his father passed away in 2019.

Ryan grew up with an older sister, Lauren. The Mallett family moved to Texarkana, Texas, when he was four.

When he was 7, he became friends with Will Middlebrooks after they met at a football camp.

Mallet also had a girlfriend, Madison Carter.

The late quarterback’s girlfriend, Carter, is a native of Crossett, Arkansas. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Arkansas in May 2018.

Currently, she is a medical student at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University.

Ryan Mallett And His Girlfriend, Madison, Went Public On Facebook
Ryan Mallett And His Girlfriend, Madison, Went Public On Facebook (Source: Facebook)

He kept his relationship status private until very recently.

On June 19, 2023, Mallett went public with his relationship with Madison. He shared a photo with his girlfriend with the caption, “Appreciation post for my DR/driver/nurse Madison Carter.”

A couple of weeks after they celebrated their relationship on social media, a tragedy occurred. Reportedly, he was vacationing in Florida with his girlfriend, Madison.

On June 27, 2023, Ryan Mallet was found drowning at a beach and was transported to a hospital.

However, on his arrival at the hospital, he was pronounced dead. Following the news of his demise, all of the NFL fraternity extended their heartfelt condolences to the grieving family.

Does Ryan Mallett Have Kids?

After the unfortunate incident, netizens were concerned if he had any kids. It is obvious for people to think that a man in his mid-thirties must be married and have kids.

However, Ryan Mallett is not known to have any kids.



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