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Born Trent Jason Green on the 9th July 1970 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa USA, he is a retired American Football quarterback who spent 15 seasons in the National Football League (NFL) playing for the San Diego Chargers (1993-1994), (1995-1998), St Louis Rams (1999-2000, and 2008), Kansas City Chiefs (2001-2006) and Miami Dolphins (2007). During his career, Trent was a two-time Pro-Bowler, 2003 and 2005, while he won the Super Bowl with the Rams in the 1999 season.
Have you ever wondered how rich Trent Green is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Green’s net worth is as high as $12 million, an amount earned through his successful career as a professional American Football player, which was active from 1993 until 2008.
Trent Green Net Worth $12 Million
Although born in Cedar Rapids, he spent his childhood in St. Louis, Missouri where he went to St. John Vianney High School. He then enrolled at Indiana University, and started playing football for the university team – Indiana Hoosiers. During his college career, he led the team to the Copper Bowl Trophy where they defeated Baylor University by 24:0. He made his mark in the University by throwing 5,400 yards for 23 touchdowns and had 31 interceptions. He finished his studies with a degree in business.
After successful years in college, Trent declared for the 1993 NFL Draft, and was selected by the San Diego Chargers as the 222nd overall pick. Unfortunately, he didn’t make a single appearance for the team, as he was sent to the British Columbia Lions of the Canadian Football League. However, his career stagnated even further as he didn’t make a single appearance for that team, and was cut in 1994, then signed a contract with the Washington Redskins of the NFL, but still didn’t make a single appearance until 1997, when he played in only one game. The following season he started 14 games and played in 15 overall, throwing for 3441 yards for 23 touchdowns, and had 11 interceptions. Thanks to his successful season, he was offered contracts by several franchises, since his contract with the Redskins was expiring at the end of the season. He joined the St. Louis Rams on a $17.5 million contract over four years, which increased his wealth to a large degree. In his first season with the Rams, Trent won his only Super Bowl, when they defeated the Tennessee Titans by 23:16. However, he didn’t make an appearance for the Rams in 1999, due to a season ending knee injury that happened in the preseason against the San Diego Chargers. After he recuperated from the injury, the next season he played in eight games and threw for 2063 yards with 16 touchdowns and only five interceptions.
After the season ended he was sent to the Kansas City Chiefs in exchange for a 12th overall pick in the 2001 Draft, who turned out to be Damione Lewis. He stayed in Kansas City until 2006, and played his best football, earning two Pro-Bowl appearances in 2003 and 2005, and setting a career high in yards with 4591 in the 2004 season.
Unfortunately, his connection with team officials grew cold in 2007 and he was traded to the Miami Dolphins for a fifth round pick of the 2008 NFL Draft. His career with the Dolphins was short as he played in five games only, throwing 987 yards for five touchdowns and five interceptions. He was released by the Dolphins on the 11th February 2008, becoming one of nine players to be released on the same day.
He decided not to retire, and joined the St. Louis Rams signing a contract worth $9 million over three years, further increasing his wealth, but spent only one season with the Rams and played in three games, before being released by the franchise.
Trent officially retired on the 12th June 2009, after which he started pursuing a career as a broadcaster. He Immediately found a place on the Fox Network as a color analyst of regional NFL games, while also becoming a part of the NFL Total Access aired on the NFL Network. Most recently, he joined CBS as an NFL analyst, which has also improved his wealth.
Regarding his personal life, Trent has been married to Julie since 1997; the couple has three children together.
Trent is also recognized for his humanitarian efforts; back in 1990, he started the Trent Green Family Foundation, through which he supports health, wellness, and education programs mostly for children in need. Thanks to his efforts, he received the Thomas Hart Benton Mural Medallion from the Indiana University in 2004, and was also the recipient of Big Ten’s Dungy-Thompson Humanitarian Award in 2016.