About Daunte Culpepper
It has been claimed that the current amount of Daunte Culpepper net worth is as much as 30 million dollars. However, there are also some other sources which have estimated his net worth to be much lesser than that – 500 thousand dollars. Daunte Culpepper became famous because of his career as a football player, where he was mostly playing in the position of a quarterback. Daunte Culpepper is currently retired from this sport, but football has increased not only his fame, but also the total size of Daunte Culpepper net worth.
The football player was born in Ocala, Florida in 1977. When he was only one day old, he was adopted and grew up together with his 15 siblings, who all were raised by Emma Lewis Culpepper. When he was studying in high school, Daunte Culpepper was playing a lot of different sports, such as basketball, football and baseball. When he finished his senior year, Daunte Culpepper was chosen to be the Mr. Football in Florida.
In 1995 he participated in the Major League Baseball Draft, where he joined the New York Yankees. However, he did not sign the contract and instead he wanted to continue his education, as he enrolled into the University of Central Florida.
While he was studying there, Daunte Culpepper was so successful in playing as a quarterback that he broke all of the school’s records set by other quarterbacks.
In 1999, Daunte Culpepper participated in the NFL Draft, where he was picked by the Minnesota Vikings. While he belonged to this team, Daunte Culpepper net worth started to increase a lot, too. Moreover, while he was playing in the Minnesota Vikings, he was chosen to three Pro-Bowls. The season of 2004 is considered the most successful to him not only because he earned a lot of revenues in that season, but also because he set some important records in that season. However, in the next season, Daunte Culpepper suffered a knee injury, because of which he had to stop his career in the Minnesota Vikings.
Since that time, he played in some other teams, such as the Oakland Raiders, Detroit Lions and Miami Dolphins. Playing in these teams has also increased a lot the overall amount of Daunte Culpepper net worth. The last team in which he played was the Sacramento Mountains Lions, which plays in the United Football League. After that, he decided to retire from his professional sports career.