Alvin Kamara is an NFLrunning back who currently plays for the New Orleans Saints, having been selected by the Saints as a third round pick during the 2017 NFL Draft.
He has just completed his fifth season in the NFL and is one of the top players in the sport, meaning he has earned a considerable amount of money.
Alvin Kamara’s early life
Alvin Kamara was born in Norcross, Georgia in 1995.
He played high school football for the Blue Devils football team, where, as a junior, he rushed for 1,300 yards with 17 touchdowns. He improved during his senior year, rushing for 2,264 yards with 26 touchdowns.
Kamara was a highly rated prospect by the time he was ready for college and he committed to play football at the University of Alabama, where he would play for famed college coach Nick Saban.
He didn’t stay at Alabama for long, transferring to Hutchinson Community College and then enrolling in the University of Tennessee, where he would play for two seasons before the NFL Draft.
Alvin Kamara’s NFL career
Prior to the draft, experts and analysts projected Kamara as a second round pick, yet he fell to the top of the third round and was the 67th overall selection.
Kamara was named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year and Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year in 2017 for his performances with the Saints.
In 2021, Kamara earned his fifth Pro Bowl nomination, making him the first player in franchise history to be named to the Pro Bowl in each of their first five seasons.
Alvin Kamara’s net worth
Alvin Kamara reportedly has a net worth of 8m dollars. During his first seasons with the Saints, Kamara had an annual salary of 3m dollars.
In September of 2020, Kamara and the Saints agreed to a new five-year contract worth 75m dollars.
The contract came with a 15m dollars signing bonus, with 33m dollars guaranteed and an average annual salary of 15m dollars. So, his net worth should rise in the coming years.