Kirk Cousins is an American football quarterback who is currently signed to Minnesota Vikings. In 2018, he signed a three-year contract with Vikings as a free agent. On a per-year basis, the deal made him the highest-paid player in NFL history. Previously, he played college football for Michigan State and later he was drafted by the Washington Redskins.
Kirk Daniel Cousins was born on August 19, 1988, in Barrington, Illinois, the United States. His father, Don Cousins, was a senior pastor at Discovery Church in Florida. Likewise, his mother, Maryann Cousins, is a housewife. Kirk has two siblings.
Who is Kirk Cousins' Wife?
The six-feet tall quarterback is a married man. He exchanged his wedding vows with a beautiful woman named Julie Hampton. Their wedding ceremony took place on June 28, 2014, in Atlanta, Georgia. The couple has been married for nearly six years as of 2020.
They met through a mutual friend in 2013 and after dating over a year, Kirk asked her to marry him. The 31-year-old celebrity wife, Mrs Hampton, is a graduate student of the University of Georgia. She previously worked as an elementary teacher.
Father of Two Kids
Kirk and his wife Julie are parents of two adorable children. Their first son named, Cooper was born in September 2017. Likewise, their second son, Turner Moses, was born in March 2019.
Despite a busy schedule, Cousins makes sure he give enough time to his family. Therefore, when he is off the ground, Kirk loves travelling with his wife and kids. Similarly, Julie takes the kids to watch his game. A young NFL player named Saquon Barkley also enjoys his parenthood.
Kirk Cousins Net Worth and Contracts
The professional football player, Kirk Cousins, has a net worth of $50 million as per celebritynetworth. He is also one of the highest-paid NFL players right now. As per Spotrac, Cousins has made over $95 million in career earnings from 2012-2019.
In March 2018, the Minnesota Vikings gave Cousins a fully guaranteed three-year contract worth $84 million. The contract is the highest paying deal ever in NFL history. Just like Cousins, another renowned player, Russell Wilson, has a giant net worth of $115 million.
In 2017, Kirk's salary was $23,943,600 while in 2018, he earned $26 million including salary and bonus. Similarly, Kirk signed a two-year deal worth $66 million with the Vikings. The contract includes $30 million signing bonus as well. Likewise, he will earn a base salary of $9.5 million in 2020 with a workout bonus of $500,000.
Cousins' Car Collections
When you have massive earnings, spending money on luxurious possessions wouldn't be a big problem. Like many other star athletes, Cousins also owns a series of luxurious automobiles. The first car in his collection is the GMC Yukon which he still uses frequently.
In 2014, Cousins purchased Mercedes Benz C Class whose cost is over $50,000. Cousins also owns one of the most expensive cars ever, which is Alfa Romeo Tuettottanta Pininfarina. This sports car costs over $2 million.
Similarly, the renowned quarterback has Ferrari F12 Berlinetta and his grandma's van in his car collections. The total amount of Cousins' car collection is over $3.5 million.