Darren Sproles

Jack Ol 05 Sep,2017


Philadelphia Eagles running back and return specialist, Darren Sproles started his professional career with San Diego Chargers and also played for New Orleans Saints. He played college football at Kansas State, where he was an all-time leading rusher.

Net Worth & Lifestyle

Sproles has maintained a huge amount of fortune through his salaries, earnings, and caps. He signed a 1 year, $1,330,000 contract with Eagles in 2019 and earned $44,587,765 in his entire career.

As of 2017, his average annual salary was $4.5 million. His total salary has boosted his net worth. He has a whopping net worth of $24 million.

Sproles lives an extravagant luxurious life. His car collections are quite large. He owned few best luxury cars in the world including Rolls Royce, Audi, and Range Rover. He has a luxurious house in  Pennsylvania, which he bought in 2014. The current value of the house is around $4.6 million.

Personal Life & Affair

Sproles married his girlfriend, Michel Hunt after dating for some period. Their wedding was organized in 2010 with the presence of some important friends and relatives.

His wife is an accomplished athlete, who excelled at the national level in track events as a child and teen. Her track and field achievements lead her to full bout scholarship to UNLV.

Darren Sproles and his wife Michel with their children SOURCE: Answersafrica

Sproles and Michel share two children together both daughters. Currently, the lovely couple is living happily together. There is no issue or rumors of divorce between them.

Sproles is a philanthropist. With his wife, he runs a non-profit organization named Sproles Empowered Youth, whose goal “is to empower teen boys and girls with essential life skills that will encourage them to become responsible and successful adults.”

Early Life & High School Career

Sproles was born as Darren Lee Sproles to Larry and Annette Sproles on June 20, 1983, in Waterloo, Iowa, United States. He holds an American nationality and is of African-American descent. Born with great talents, his zodiac sign is Gemini.

Since his childhood, Sproles grew up as a star in football and excelled in track and field as well. He attended Oregon Trail Junior High, followed by Olathe North High School in Olathe Kansas.

Due to his remarkable performance, Sproles was twice named The Kansas City Star Player of the Year. Throughout his school career, Sproles rushed for 5,230 yards, averaged 8.4 yards per carries, and 79 touchdowns.

College & Professional Career

Sproles began his collegiate football with the Kansas State University, where he played from 2001 to 2004. He led Kansas State Wildcats football to its first Big 12 Conference Championship in 2003, a win over #1 ranked Oklahoma, 35-7. He received a degree in speech pathology.

Sproles started his career as a running back for San Diego Chargers in 2005. Upon playing 4 seasons with the team, he was picked by New Orleans Saints, where he agreed to a four-year contract worth of $14 million with the team. The contract included $6 million in guaranteed money.

Upon playing 3 seasons with New Orleans Saints, Sproles was acquired by the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for a 2014 5th-round draft pick. He signed a $4.5 million contract extension with Eagles on July 29, 2016, which will continue until Dec 2017.


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