Carson Palmer Net Worth

They are the people kids idolise and see as role models. Most athletes are renowned for their competitiveness, athletic abilities and riches. Let’s talk about the latter, shall we? Carson Palmer is a star as a American football quarterback. Born in Fresno, California, United States on the December 27, 1979 this person had found his passion and talents where awards and recognition came soon afterwards. A proud United States of America, standing at 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m), Carson Palmer has received recognition for a lot of success on and off the field Best Male College Athlete ESPY Award. Throughout a decorated career, the nicknames of Carson Hilton Palmer have stuck. With regards to personal life Carson Palmer has attended Santa Margarita Catholic High School, University of Southern California. Elle Palmer, Fletch Palmer, Fletch Palmer, Elle Palmer Shaelyn Palmer (m. 2003) Dana Palmer, Bill Palmer are his family. So, what about the net worth? Well it is estimated that this athlete has a net worth of $50 Million.

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  • Full Name: Carson Palmer
  • Net Worth: $50 Million
  • Date Of Birth: December 27, 1979
  • Place Of Birth: Fresno, California, United States
  • Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
  • Weight: 235 lbs (106.59 kg)
  • Profession: American football quarterback
  • Education: Santa Margarita Catholic High School, University of Southern California
  • Nationality: United States of America
  • Spouse: Shaelyn Palmer (m. 2003)
  • Children: Elle Palmer, Fletch Palmer, Fletch Palmer, Elle Palmer
  • Parents: Dana Palmer, Bill Palmer
  • Siblings: Jordan Palmer, Robert Palmer, Jennifer Santos
  • Nicknames: Carson Hilton Palmer
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  • Awards: Heisman Trophy, Ed Block Courage Award, NFL Honors – FedEx Air Player of the Year
  • Nominations: Best Male College Athlete ESPY Award


  • For his career, Carson Palmer has started 143 of the 144 games he has appeared in, completing 3,071 of 4,906 pass attempts (62.9%) for 5,365 yards, 224 TDs, 155 INTs and a passer rating of 86.3. Among active NFL QBs, Palmer ranks seventh in pass attempts (4,906), sixth in completions (3,071), seventh in passing yards (35,365), ninth in TD passes (224) and 10th in completions percentage (62.6).
  • Carson Palmer has posted a 16-6 record as a starter in Arizona, which represents the best record for a Cardinals QB in his first 22 games with the team in the modern era. Palmer was 6-0 as a starter in ’14, becoming the first Cardinals QB to win six consecutive starts since Jim Hart in 1977 and the first to win each of his first six starts in a season since Hart won his first seven in 1974.
  • Carson Palmer was named a team captain in each of his first two seasons in Arizona (2013-14). The 2014 season represented the seventh time in his career that Palmer was named a team captain.
  • Acquired by the Cardinals on 4/2/13 in a trade with the Oakland Raiders, Carson Palmer agreed to a three-year contract with Arizona. He then signed a three-year contract extension with the Cardinals on 11/7/14 that will keep him under contract with the team through the 2017 season.
  • A two-time Pro Bowl selection (2005-06), Carson Palmer was named the game’s MVP in 2006.
  • Carson Palmer, who was off to one of the best starts of his NFL career in 2014, was lost for the season after being placed on injured reserve on 11/11, two days after suffering a torn ACL in his left knee during the fourth quarter of the Cards Week 10 win over St. Louis.
  • Carson Palmer led two fourth quarter comebacks in 2014, throwing game-winning TD passes in Week 1 vs. San Diego and in Week 8 vs. Philadelphia. Has been the architect of 26 career game-winning drives, including 18 fourth quarter comebacks. Tied his career high for a single season with three fourth quarter comebacks in 2013 during his first season with Arizona.
  • Prior to the season-ending knee injury suffered in Week 10 of the ’14 season, Carson Palmer had thrown at least one TD pass in 18 consecutive games. That is tied for the third-longest streak in franchise history (Kurt Warner, 22 games, 2007-08 and Neil Lomax, 19 games, 1983-84).
  • Carson Palmer reached 30,000 career passing yards and 200 career TD passes during the ’13 season.
  • Carson Palmer was named AFC Offensive Player of the Month for September in 2005.
  • Carson Palmer completed 362 of 572 pass attempts (63.3%) with 24 TDs with Arizona in 2013. The 362 completions and 572 attempts both rank second in franchise history for a single season. The 4,274 yards ranks third, 63.3 completion percentage is fourth and 24 TD passes is tied for sixth.
  • Carson Palmer has led the Cardinals to a 13-2 record in his last 15 starts. In those 15 games, Palmer completed 342 of 530 pass attempts (64.5%) for 4,159 yards, 27 TDs, 12 INTs and a 96.1 passer rating. He had a passer rating of 90.0+ in 11 of those 15 games and a 100.0+ rating in eight games.
  • Carson Palmer led the NFL in completion percentage (67.8) and TD passes (32) in 2005.
  • In his first season in Arizona in 2013, Carson Palmer started all 16 games and threw for a career-high 4,274 yards, becoming the first player in NFL history to throw for 4,000+ yards with three different teams (Cincinnati, 2006-07, Oakland, 2012). Palmer also became the third QB in franchise history to top 4,000 yards in a season and the first since Kurt Warner (4,583 in 2008).
  • Carson Palmer is the only QB in NFL history to throw for 4,000+ yards in a season with three different teams. Has thrown for over 4,000 yards in a season four times (2006-07, ’12-13) and thrown for 20+ TDs seven times (2005-07, ’09-10, ’12-13). The 2013 season marked his fourth with both 4,000+ yards and 20+ TDs.
  • The 2002 Heisman Trophy Winner at USC, Carson Palmer was selected by Cincinnati with the first overall selection in the 2003 NFL Draft. After eight seasons with the Bengals, he left Cincinnati ranked third in franchise history in career pass attempts (3,217), second in completions (2,024), first in completion percentage (62.9%), third in passing yards (22,694) and third in TD passes (154).
  • Carson Palmer was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week after completing 26 of 37 passes for 314 yards and two TDs against the Colts in Week 12 of the ’13 season. Marked his third career Player of the Week honor after winning AFC Offensive Player of the Week honors twice (Week 7-2009 and Week 13-2004).
  • For his career, Carson Palmer has thrown for 300+ yards in a game 34 times (seven in Arizona), including seven career outings with 400+ passing yards (two in Arizona). Palmer had two 400-yard passing games (419 at Jacksonville, 11/17/13; 407 vs. San Francisco, 12/29/13) and five 300-yard games in 2013, trailing only Kurt Warner (7, 2008) and Neil Lomax (7, 1984) for the most in a season in team history.
  • In his six starts in 2014, QB Carson Palmer led two fourth quarter comebacks, throwing game-winning TD passes in Week 1 vs. San Diego and in Week 8 vs. Philadelphia. In 12 NFL seasons, Palmer has been the architect of 26 career game-winning drives, including 18 fourth quarter comebacks. He has led five fourth quarter comebacks in two seasons with the Cardinals.
  • In Week 14 of the ’13 season against the Rams, Carson Palmer completed 27 of 32 passes (84.4%) for 269 yards and a TD. The 84.4 completion percentage was the highest of his career and the second-best single-game completion percentage in franchise history. Only Kurt Warner (NFL-record 92.3% at Jax on 9/20/09) ranks higher.
  • In nine seasons prior to joining Arizona, Carson Palmer played in one game against the Cardinals. In that game he threw two TD passes, one to Chris Henry and one to T.J. Houshmandzadeh.
  • The first TD pass Carson Palmer threw in the NFL was caught by Kenny Watson of the Bengals. His first TD pass with the Raiders was caught by Michael Bush. The first TD pass he threw as a member of the Cardinals was caught by Larry Fitzgerald.
  • Following his first reconstructed knee surgery and learning that the tendon used for his knee came from a cadaver, Palmer had his wife drive him to the local Department of Motor Vehicles to have his driver’s license updated to make him an organ donor as gratitude to the family who donated the tendon to him. Coincidentally, the teammate who caught his pass when he first injured his knee, Chris Henry, also donated several organs following his death in a 2009 auto accident.
  • Palmer was the best man at NFL quarterback Matt Cassel’s wedding. Cassel was Palmer’s backup QB at USC.
  • Carson Palmer set the record in 2004 for the most passing yards in a game by a Bengals rookie quarterback with 382. He did this in a 27-26 win over the Baltimore Ravens in week 13.
  • In 2008, Nike released 3 Air Max 90s, one of which was designed in the Nike ID studios by Palmer. The shoe’s colorway bears a strong resemblance to the famous Air Max 90 Infrareds.
  • Palmer appeared as himself on The Replacements in many episodes. His first appearance was “Ball Hogs”.
  • He is a devout Christian, “I’ve been a Christian as long as I can remember. I’ve always been in church with my family through high school and college.”.
  • Carson Palmer had two 300 yard passing games as a rookie in the NFL. His first came in the third game of the season when he threw for 316 in a loss to the Ravens. The second came in the 12th game of the season when he threw for 382, once again against the Ravens.
  • Carson Palmer wears the number 3 jersey for the Arizona Cardinals. Other players who have worn number 3 for the Cardinals franchise over the years include Derek Anderson, Jay Feely, Billy Gambrell, Ralph Guglielmi, and Timm Rosenbach.
  • After seven seasons with the Bengals and two with the Raiders, Carson Palmer completed his first TD pass of 80 yards or longer when he connected on a 91 yard to Michael Floyd with the Cardinals in 2013. He then threw an 80 yard pass to Larry Fitzgerald the next season.
  • In 2015, Forbes estimated that Palmer’s annual income was $29 million.
  • On July 5, 2003, Palmer wed former USC soccer player, Shaelynn,[35] whom he met during freshman orientation. In the off-season, they reside in San Diego, California. His brother, Jordan Palmer, was his best man at the wedding. His wife gave birth to twins, son Fletch and daughter Elle, on January 20, 2009.
  • Won the 2002 Heisman Trophy while at playing at the University of Southern California.
  • Inducted into the University of Southern California Athletics Hall of Fame in 2003.
  • Brother of Jordan Palmer. On November 21, 2010, they became the first brothers in NFL history to play the same position (quarterback) in the same game for the same team (Cincinnati Bengals).
  • Attended Santa Margarita Catholic High School with Nicole Nogrady.
  • Set several Bengals franchise single season records including passing yards, attempts, completions, and touchdowns. He was also the first Bengal QB to finish a season with a passer rating over 100.
  • Quarterback with the Cincinnati Bengals (2003-2010), Oakland Raiders (2011-2012), and Arizona Cardinals (2013-present).


  • QB #3


Title Year Status Character
A Football Life 2015-2016 TV Series Himself
All or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona Cardinals 2016 TV Series Himself – Quarterback #3 / Himself – Quarterback
NFL Monday Night Football 2004-2012 TV Series Himself – Cincinnati Bengals Quarterback / Himself – Oakland Raiders Quarterback
Mike & Mike 2010-2011 TV Series Himself – Telephone Interviewee
The NFL on CBS 2004-2010 TV Series Himself – Cincinnati Bengals Quarterback
Pardon the Interruption 2010 TV Series Himself
The 20th Anniversary American Century Championship 2009 TV Movie Himself – Cincinnati Bengals Quarterback
The Replacements 2007-2009 TV Series Himself
18th Annual American Century Championship 2007 TV Mini-Series Himself
Back in the Day 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Forbes Celebrity 100: Who Made Bank? 2006 TV Movie Himself
17th Annual American Century Championship 2006 TV Mini-Series Himself
The NFL Today 2005 TV Series Himself – Cincinnati Bengals Quarterback
ESPN’s Sunday Night Football 2004-2005 TV Series Himself – Cincinnati Bengals Quarterback
2005 EA Sports NFL Quarterback Challenge 2005 TV Movie Himself – Quarterback – Cincinnati Bengals
NFL Game of the Week 2004 TV Series Himself – Cincinnati Bengals Quarterback
2003 FedEx Orange Bowl 2003 TV Movie Himself – USC Trojans Quarterback
Hey Rookie, Welcome to the NFL 2002 TV Movie Himself – Cincinnati Bengals Quarterback
Archive Footage
Title Year Status Character
Mike & Mike 2013-2017 TV Series Himself – Arizona Cardinals Quarterback
Rome Is Burning 2008 TV Series Himself