Adrian Lewis Peterson is a famous American football player who plays for Washington Redskins in National Football League. He started playing from his college life as a professional footballer, and in the year 2012, he was the 6th player who reached eight thousand rushing yards. In the year 2015, he became the oldest running back who made first-team all pro, and he was of thirty years old. In the year 2018 season, he signed a contract with Washington Redskins. If you are interested in knowing about life, career and net worth of Adrian Peterson in 2019, then you can read this article.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 21st March in the year 1985 in Palestine in Texas. He is the son of Nelson Peterson and Bonita Brown, and his father was star athletes in his college. His father wanted to pursue a basketball career but derailed because a gun discharged into his leg by mistake from his brother. When he was seven years old, he saw that his older brother got killed by the bicycle. When he was just thirteen years old, his father got arrested for money laundering.
His father was jailed when he was ten years old, and now Adrian has six children. He is Christian by religion, and he is open about his views on his religion’s belief. He had two years old son who died in the year 2013 in the hospital about whom he didn’t even know. He hasn’t revealed anything about his wife or girlfriend as he has kept his private life secret from the people and focused on his gaming career.
Career, Awards & Nominations
During High School, he was a three-sport standout as he used to play basketball, football, and track. He got fame in his school because of his football tricks, but during the sophomore year, he wasn’t eligible for playing football in his school. During his school, he was named as one of the most frequently performed student. Later on, he took admission in the University of Oklahoma, and he used to play for the football team of his colleagues from the year 2004 to the year 2006.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Adrian Peterson is $35 million which he has earned by playing football professionally. He plays for the team Minnesota Vikings at present, and he made his debut in the year 2007 into NFL. He has also won the award as the Offensive, rookie player. In the year 2010, he has also made the record of becoming the 5th fastest player who ran five thousand yards.
In the year 2007, he decided to forgo his senior year in college and then he entered in NFL Draft of the year 2007. He had many injuries during his football career, but he continues to play the game. After being drafted in NFL, he signed a contract of $40.5 million with Vikings team. At present, he has signed one of the years of a contract with Washington Redskins in August.