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Ryan Timothy Tannehill III was born on 27 July 1988, in Lubbock, Texas USA, to Cheryl and Tim Tannehill. He is an American Football player, best known for playing in the position of quarterback for the Miami Dolphins in the National Football League.
So just how rich is Ryan Tannehill at present? According to sources, Tannehill has acquired a wealth of over $4 million, as of late 2016. His net worth has been earned during his professional football career which began in 2012.
Ryan Tannehill Net Worth $4 Million
Tannehill grew up in Big Spring, Texas, where he attended Big Spring High School, playing defensive back and quarterback for the school’s football team, receiving second-team District 4-4A honors in his junior and senior year, and guiding the team to the playoffs as a senior. He also played for the school’s basketball and track and field teams, also achieving impressive results.
In 2007 he enrolled in Texas A&M University, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology in 2011, and where he played football for the school’s team, the Aggies. After being redshirted during the 2007 season at A&M, he started the next season battling for the starting quarterback position, however, he was moved to wide receiver, breaking the freshman school records for receptions and receiving yards. His performance in season 2009 earned him All-Big 12 Honorable Mention honors. The following season he switched to quarterback, setting a school record with his 449 passing yards in the victory over Texas Tech,, as well as leading the team to its first Bowl Game since 2004, helping maintain their top 25 ranking. He earned All-Big 12 Honorable Mention honors again. In his senior season, the player threw for 3,744 yards and 29 touchdowns, with 15 interceptions. He finished his tenure at A&M with a total of 5,450 passing yards 42 Touchdown passes and 21 interceptions.
Tannehill’s successful career at university saw him earn numerous awards and honors, such as being named a Texas A&M Athletics Scholar four times, a member of the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll also four times, and being a recipient of the “Outstanding Scholar” designation from Texas A&M. He has also been named to the Hampshire Honor Society by the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame and has won the National Football Foundation’s Scholar-Athlete Award.
In 2012, Tannehill was drafted in the first round, as the eighth overall pick by the Miami Dolphins in the NFL Draft, signing a four-year $12.688 million deal, being the first quarterback since Dan Marino in 1983 to be drafted by the team in the first round. His net worth well established. After setting franchise records for passing yards, attempts, and completions during his rookie season, he had two consecutive 300 yard games in 2013. The following season was the player’s best one statistically, as he set franchise records for single-season completions with 392 and single-season completion percentage with 66.4%, being named the team’s MVP.
In 2015, he signed a six-year, $96 million contract extension with the Dolphins through the 2020 season, which contributed considerably to his wealth. Shortly after, he posted a perfect 158.3 passer rating – becoming the 64th quarterback in NFL history to achieve that – also setting the NFL record for consecutive completed passes with 25. By the end of the season, he had become just the fourth quarterback in NFL history to throw for more than 3,000 yards in each of his first four seasons in the league. However, the Dolphins missed the play-offs for the seventh straight time.
When it comes to his private life, Tannehill has been married to Lauren Ashley Tannehill since 2012. The couple has one child together.