Tua Tagovailoa Net Worth: Salary, Contract And Endorsement Of QB

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The NFL star has been making headlines these days due to his contract signing, but how much is the exact net worth of Tua Tagovailoa?

Tagovailoa does earn a lot of money, and his net worth is quite higher than that of an average football player.

Having started his professional career in 2020, the quarterback is estimated to have a net worth of $1 million.

Tua Tagovailoa In The Middle Of A Game
Tua Tagovailoa In The Middle Of A Game (Source: Instagram)

Tuanigamanuolepola Donny “Tua” Tagovailoa, born March 2, 1998, is an American football quarterback for the Miami Dolphins of the NFL.

Tua graduated from Saint Louis School and relocated to Alabaster, Alabama, with his family after committing to Alabama.

Playing with the Alabama Crimson Tide, he was the Offensive MVP of the 2018 Collegiate Football Playoff National Championship as a freshman.

The Maxwell and Walter Camp Awards winner was selected by the Miami Dolphins as the fifth overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.

He spent his debut season rotating between backup and starter quarterback until becoming the team’s regular starter in 2021.

Tua Tagovailoa Net Worth NFL Player Gifted A Cadillac To His Mother 

The NFL players are some of the highest-paid athletes on the planet, and Tua Tagovailoa is no exception. 

As of now, the player’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million as of 2024.

Talking about his contract as a professional player, he signed his first contract with Miami on May 11, 2020, which was worth $30.275 million for four years.

In 2022 alone, the quarterback received a salary of $895,000 and a roster bonus of $2,467,313, which amounted to his total earnings of around $3,362,313.

Furthermore, on March 20, 2023, Miami again exercised a $23.17 million five-year option for 2024.

Tua Tagovailoa Signing His Contract For The Dolphins
Tua Tagovailoa Signing His Contract For The Dolphins (Source: Instagram)

In the year 2023, Tagovailoa will earn a base salary of $1,010,000. Additionally, he will receive a roster bonus of $3,728,469.

Furthermore, the estimated market value of the athlete is approximately $45 million.

The NFL star also owns several four-wheelers and gifted a Cadillac Escalade worth around $75,195 to his mother in 2020. 

Besides his professional football career earnings, Tagovailoa garners some additional sum from his endorsement deal with brands like Bose, Muscle Milk, Wingstop and Adidas (Wells).

The NFL Superstar Is A Philanthropist 

Tagovailoa thinks that the world will be a better place if he gives back to society.

In his venture of giving to the needy, Tua engages in a lot of philanthropic activities and also started Tua Foundation in February 2021.

It is a non-profit organization committed to promoting youth projects, health and wellbeing, and various humanitarian causes.

The Player In One Of His Charity Events
The Player In One Of His Charity Events (Source: Instagram)

On February 4, the Police Athletic League of North Miami, the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame in Honolulu, and others received awards of $50,000 to commemorate the foundation’s initiation.

Similarly, the Tua Foundation held its first fundraising event in August 2021, raising $93,000 for the Tallapoosa County Girls Ranch.

Moreover, in June 2020, Tagovailoa announced the creation of a $300,000 scholarship foundation to support his Saint Louis School.

Tua Tagovailoa Parents And Family 

Tua Tagovailoa was born in Ewa Beach, Hawaii, in the household of Galu and Diane Tagovailoa.

His parents got married in 1998 in Ewa Beach, Hawaii, after the professional football player was born.

Tua Tagovailoa’s father, Galu Tagovailoa, is the CEO, owner, and coach of Raising Champions LLC.

His company offers athlete training with a focus on family, culture, and religion.

Tua’s father encouraged him to play football when his grandfather passed away. He also coached Tua and his brother Taulia before they went pro.

Tua Tagovailoa's Parents Galu and Diane
Tua Tagovailoa’s Parents, Galu and Diane (Source: Instagram)

However, there is not a lot of information regarding his mother.

Moreover, Tua is the oldest of four children in the family, with three younger siblings; one brother and two sisters. 

Bibek Dhoj Thapa
Bibek Dhoj Thapa

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