Julian Edelman, an American NFL player plays for New England Patriots alongside Tom Brady, as a wide receiver and punt returner ever since the Patriots picked him in the 2009 NFL Draft.
With the team, through 4 Super Bowl appearances, Julian became 3-time Super Bowl Champion (XLIX, LI, LIII)- the Patriots didn't win in Super Bowl XLIV.
The Redwood City, California- native, so far, records 11 seasons in NFL & has collected career earnings of $37.558 million. Currently, Edelman is on a 2-year extension deal with Patriots throughout 2021 Season.
Despite such lucrative contracts & payroll, the Super Bowl (LIII) MVP is not free from controversies too; he got hands-off nearly $1 million in 2018 for violating the league's PED policy- he used performance-enhancing drugs.
The Kent State University alum Julian was drafted by New England Patriots as 27th pick of 7th round (232nd overall) in 2009 NFL Draft & is playing for the only team to date.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, 33-year-old Julian has a net worth of $25 million as of March 2020. Indeed, lucrative contract signings & massive salary from the NFL team Patriots became the major source of his millionaire milestone.
With 11 NFL seasons, Edelman gained wide acclaim for his prominence on offensive line as wide receive & also in punt returns too. In fact, he is Super Bowl record-holder for career punt returns (8) and first-half receptions (7), both in a single game.
In the rookie season on New England Patriots in 2009, the 5 ft. 10 inches tall wide receiver made a base salary of $310,000.
Soon his improvement in game-display saw him rise in contract figure & by 2014, Julian's base salary became $1 million, totaling $3.437 million in earnings (including bonuses) that season.
During the off-season in May 2019 just 2 months after Rob Gronkowski retired, the Patriots offered him a 2-year contract extension worth $18 million throughout the 2021 season, including $12 million guaranteed.
The contract became richest-ever deal with New England Patriots & moreover, the same year (in 2019), Julian made single-season highest earnings of $11 million.
Professional since 2009, Julian Edelman has played his entire 11 NFL seasons for New England Patriots under head coach Bill Belichick (coach since 2000).
His NFL career earnings so far are $37,558,965, of which, $13,839,412 is from base salary only.
His first-ever professional contract was with New England Patriots signed on July 16, 2009, a 4-year contract worth $1.7987 million.
Even though the NFL player already has become free agent twice (in 2012 & 2013), the Patriots at the 11th hour came up with an incoming deal for his time & again.
Nearing the end of 2017's 2-year deal, the Patriots signed Julian again on a 2-year contract extension on May 21, 2019, & will remain on the team throughout the 2021 season (unless the team release clause for the trade).
|On April 25, 2009- Drafted by New England Patriots|
|July 16, 2009||4-year deal||$1.7987 million (included $48,700 signing bonus)|
|April 10, 2013||1-year deal (signed shortly after being a free agent)||$765,000|
|March 15, 2014||4-year contract (signed shortly after being a free agent for 2nd time)||$17 million|
|June 8, 2017||2-year extension||$11 million (included $9 million guaranteed through 2019 season)|
|May 21, 2019||2-year extension||$18 million ($12 million guaranteed and an $8 million signing bonus)|
|2009||$310,000||$48,700 (signing bonus)|
|2013||$715,000||$40,000 (roster bonus) & $10,000 (workout bonus)|
|2014||$1 million||$2 million (signing bonus) & $437,500 (roster bonus)|
|2015||$2.25 million||$3 million (signing bonus), $421,875 (roster bonus) & $500,000 (incentive)|
|2016||$2.5 million||$750,000 (roster), $250,000 (workout) & $528,635 (incentive)|
|2017||$3 million||$4.607 (roster bonus) & $250,000 (workout)|
|2018||$1,529,412||$375,000 (roster) & $500,000 (workout)|
|2019||$1 million||$8 million (signing), $500,000 (roster), $500,000 (incentive) & $1 million (incentive)|
NFL Career Stats:
From 2009 Season to 2019 Season, the American NFL player Julian Edelman has played 138 games- as a starter at 84 games. In 2017, he didn't play a single game due to injury.
In the 2019 Season, he finished the season with 100 receptions for 1,117 receiving yards and 3 receiving touchdowns.
So far, his overall career stats stand as:
NFL players being fined for on-field fouls is not a new issue, but it comes to PED violation (performance-enhancing drugs), the league goes with an offensive penalty for such.
After the NFL found out Julian Edelman's use of PED violating the league terms, they suspended him for 4 games on June 7, 2018, & even more, got forfeited of $987,744 from 2018 earnings.
Reportedly, it included $470,588.20 base salary of first 4 weeks, $125,000 per game bonus & a signing bonus of $392,157.
Excluding the PED case, Edelman's fines payment in NFL accounts $129,179. Check it out:
Even if Edelman's earnings detail is an open book to all, the Patriots wide receiver seems quite skillful to keep his property details away from the media.
Reportedly, he lives in Foxborough, Massachusetts, & also owns another residence- a 3-bedroom & 2-bathroom condo in Back Bay townhouse in Boston, Massachusetts. Though, no report on the purchase detail is out.
The median house price in Massachusetts is $427,902.
Often, the NFL player is seen driving a Porsche, which comes with a base price of $91,100.
As per TMZ, the New England Patriots star was charged with a misdemeanor citation for vandalism, after he jumped on the hood of another's Mercedes in Beverly Hills in January 2020. He is due to appear Airport Courthouse on April 13, 2020.
Back in 2016, aSwedish model, Ella Rose named Julian in the paternity suit of an unborn daughter. Although Julain Edelman contested the claim stating the casual relationship with the model, later, he acknowledged & was revealed to be a biological father.
On November 30, 2016, Ella welcomed daughter, Lilly.
As reported, Edelman is not named in Lily's birth certificate.
The NFL star was in an on-off relationship with Brazilian model Adriana Lima for a year (2016- 2017) until they parted their ways.
As of March 2020, Julian is never married & meanwhile, is not dating officially or has reported a girlfriend publicly since after Adriana Lima in 2017.
The TMZ report that in February 2020, Julian is rumored to be dating a model, who is a friend of Demi Lovato; as he joined Lovato & her model friend at Miami. No confirmation on the Super Bowl MVP's relationship is out at the moment.
Julian Edelman was born Julian Francis Edelman on May 22, 1986, in Redwood City, California, the USA. His father Frank Edelman is a mechanic who owns an A-1 Auto Tech & mother Angela Edelman is a homemaker.
Raised as a Christian alongside 2 siblings: Jason and Nicole, he graduated from Woodside High School & then enrolled at College of San Mateo.
After a year at San Mateo, Julian transferred to Kent State University, where his NFL career kick-off.