About Calvin Johnson
Calvin Johnson is a well known name in American football. It has been estimated that the current sum of Calvin Johnson net worth reaches as high as 30 million dollars. In addition to having such a high net worth, it has also been known that his annual payment reaches as much as 22.6 million dollars, which also adds up to the total size of Calvin Johnson net worth. Calvin Johnson has earned his fame as well as net worth because of his career as a football wide receiver. Today, he is known to be playing in the National Football League, where he is playing as a wide receiver for the team of the Detroit Lions. This is also considered as one the main sources of Calvin Johnson net worth currently.
Calvin Johnson was born in Georgia in 1985. When he was studying in middle school Calvin Johnson was noticed by his height as he reached 6 feet tall. Calvin Johnson was a student at Sandy Creek High School. There, he was chosen to be a Letterman for the football team of his school. In addition to that, Calvin Johnson was playing as a wide receiver for his school’s team for three years. During this time he earned a lot of experience in playing the game.
He was playing under the number of 81 and the school retired his number in 2010.
In 2007, Calvin Johnson participated in the NFL Draft, where he was chosen by the Detroit Lions as their second overall pick. Currently, he is playing in this team as he has one of the largest extensions in contracts in the history of NFL. Calvin Johnson is signed to the team for 8 years and the contract has been said to be worth 132 million dollars.
Calvin Johnson, before he became selected by the team, was playing football at the Georgia Institute of Technology. In the period of 2004-2006 Calvin Johnson was playing for the institute’s football team called the Yellow Jackets. In addition Calvin Johnson has also been recognized as he has received many awards, such as Rookie of the Year, Paul Warfield Award and Biletnikoff Award. Thus, his career in football not only added up to the overall size of Calvin Johnson net worth, but it also earned him some awards. Therefore, football has made his name well known not only domestically, but also internationally.