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Early Life & Biography
Sam Bradford was born on November 8, 1987, to Kent Bradford and Martha Bradford in Oklahoma City. Sam attended Putnam City North High School. He was good at football, baseball, and basketball during his school days and even played golf for Putnam City North Panthers. Bradford is an official citizen of the Cherokee Nation tribe rolls. He was a division I-caliber basketball player. He was also a very good ice hockey player and a golfer who defeated PGA pros Kevin Tway and Robert Sterb in his high school days.
Sam Bradford is married to Emma Lavy who is from Fayetteville. The couple got engaged in March 2016 and got married on July 15, 2016. Sam is also an Ice Hockey enthusiast, and he supports Vancouver Canucks.
Sam once featured in a video testimonial named I Am Second, speaking about his faith in God and Christianity. Speaking about his nickname “Sammy Sleeves” Bradford once said that, he is aware of the nickname and feels uncomfortable to wear short sleeves as it makes him feel restricted.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Bradford trained under Thom Goudy in early 2010 for three weeks to learn and improve certain technical aspects of the game. He signed a six-year deal with St. Louis Rams in July 2010 for a $78 million which made it the largest contract ever signed for an NFL rookie.
He went on to become one of the best quarterbacks of St. Louis Rams staging staggering performances for the team. Bradford missed the entire 2014 season suffering an injury. In 2015, he was sold to Philadelphia Eagles where he played only one season before being traded to Minnesota Vikings. He represented Vikings in the 2016 and 2017 seasons and was signed by Arizona Cardinals on March 16, 2018, for a 2-year contract.
He has won numerous awards in his career including the prestigious Heisman Memorial Trophy in 2008 which is awarded for the best player in college football. He has also won the Davey O’ Brien Award, Associated Press College Football Player of the Year 2008, Sammy Baugh Award, and Harley award.
Net Worth and Earnings
The quarterback enjoys an annual income of $17 million. His personal investments are considered to be around $31 million. He owns luxury cars such as Aston Martin, V12 Zagato, Range Rover, Audi, and a Ferrari which constitutes a total worth of $2 million.
In 2010, he bought a house in Philadelphia which is said to have a present value of $8 million. His career as a professional footballer and other sponsors and endorsements attribute to an estimated net worth of $75 million.
Having worked hard from a young age shedding sweat and blood, Sam has earned quite an enormous amount of fortune at a very young age, which is well deserved for his hard work and determination.