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Demaryius Thomas Net Worth

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What is the net worth of Demaryius Thomas?

Demaryius Thomas was an American football wide receiver with a net worth of $25 million who played for the Denver Broncos in the National Football League (NFL) for ten seasons.

After playing college football for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, he was selected in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Broncos making his pro debut. Talking about his achievements, he was named to four Pro Bowls with the Denver Broncos and won Super Bowl 50 against the Carolina Panthers. He also spent his athletic career with the Houston Texans, the New England Patriots, and the New York Jets.

Quick Facts About Demaryius Thomas

Demaryius Thomas Net Worth$25 Million
Salary (per season)$3.5 Million
Full NameDemaryius Antwon Thomas
Date of BirthDecember 25, 1987
Date of DeathDecember 9, 2021
Age33
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
GenderMale
NationalityAmerican
ProfessionFootball Player

Demaryius Thomas Earnings, Career, Wiki, and More

As of 2021, he had a net worth of $25 million. He made a total of $74 million during his NFL career. His greatest single-season compensation was $20 million in 2016 when he earned $13 million in base salary plus a $7 million signing bonus from the Broncos.

He got a five-year, $12 million contract with the Broncos after being picked. On March 3, 2015, the Denver Broncos placed a $12.823 million franchise tag on him. He signed a five-year deal worth of $70 million contract extension with the Broncos on July 15, 2015, only hours before the franchise player deadline.

In terms of his professional NFL career, he was selected 22nd overall in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos where he was the first wide receiver to be selected. The Broncos then signed him to a five-year deal worth $12.155 million contract with $9.35 million guaranteed on July 31, 2010.

He recorded eight receptions for 97 yards and a receiving touchdown in his NFL debut in 2010. During his debut season, he was hampered by injury issues. He had 22 receptions for 283 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns in his debut season.

He made his season debut against the Miami Dolphins in Week 7 on October 23, 2011. He made his presence felt in the first round of the playoffs. He had 32 receptions for 551 yards and four touchdowns towards the end of the 2011 regular season.

In 2012, he had a breakout year, catching 94 passes for 1,434 yards and 10 touchdowns. After receiver Wes Welker withdrew due to injuries during the 2012 season, he was named to his first Pro Bowl. On the NFL Top 100 Players of 2013, he was voted 68th by his teammates.

During the 2013–2014 playoffs, including the Super Bowl, he averaged 9.33 receptions and 102 yards per game. In addition, he scored a touchdown in each of the playoff games.

He had a slow start to the 2014 season, with 13 receptions for 141 yards and a receiving touchdown in the first three games. With a career-high 1,619 yards on 111 catches, he finished second only to Antonio Brown of Pittsburgh in receiving yards during the 2014 season. For the 2014 season, he was named to his third straight Pro Bowl.

He was named to the 2017 Pro Bowl after recording his fifth consecutive 1,000-yard season. In the AFC’s 20–13 triumph, he played in the game and had two receptions for 37 yards. He ended the 2016 season with 90 receptions for 1,083 yards and five touchdowns on the ground.

On October 30, 2018, the Broncos traded him and a seventh-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft to the Houston Texans. Combined with his playing time with the Broncos and Texans in 2018, he had 59 receptions for 677 yards and five touchdowns in 2018.

The Texans released him on February 12, 2019. He signed a one-year contract with the New England Patriots on April 16, 2019. He was then traded to the New York Jets on September 10, 2019, in exchange for a sixth-round pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.

He played in 11 games during the 2019 season, catching 36 passes for 433 yards and a touchdown. On June 28, 2021, he announced his retirement from his football career.

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Demaryius Thomas Relationship, Personal Life, and Death

He was a devout evangelical Christian who frequently discussed his faith on Twitter. On his left arm, he had a tattoo of a depiction of Jesus with the phrase “Jesus Saves”.

On December 9, 2021, he was discovered dead at his home in Roswell, Georgia, at the age of 33. He had been suffering from health issues since a car accident in 2019, and his death was linked to a “medical issue”, according to police.

Demaryius Thomas Early Life, Family, and Education

He was born in Montrose, Georgia in 1987. When he was a child, the house where his mother and grandmother lived was raided by the authorities. For crack cocaine distribution, his mother was sentenced to 20 years in jail, and his grandmother to life in prison.

He grew up with his aunt and uncle after his mother was taken to prison, and he was described as a shy and introverted boy. President Barack Obama commuted his mother’s sentence on July 13, 2015. On November 11, 2015, she was released at midnight, and on January 17, 2016, she saw her son play football for the first time. On August 2, 2016, President Barack Obama commuted his grandmother’s sentence as well.

He was a three-sport star at West Laurens High School in Dexter, Georgia, where he excelled in basketball, football, and track. Duke, Georgia, and Georgia Tech all offered him scholarships. He chose the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) as his college, where he studied management.

Interesting Facts About Demaryius Thomas

  • His uncle gave him the nickname “Bay Bay” as a child in honor of the naughty kids from the film Bébé’s Kids.
  • The city council of Dublin, Georgia honored him on July 15, 2016, by naming the day Demaryius Thomas Day.