$28 Million in net worth
Salary of Michael Bennett
7.125 Million Dollars
Michael Bennett net worth and salary: Michael Bennett is a 28-million-dollar American football player. Michael Bennett was born in Avondale, Louisiana on November 13, 1985. During his senior year at Alief Taylor High School in Houston, Texas, he earned first-team All-District honors as a defensive lineman. Following graduation, he attended Texas A&M and played defensive end. Bennett earned honorable mention All-Big 12 honors as a junior with the Aggies in 2007. Michael Bennett signed with the Seattle Seahawks after going undrafted in the 2009 NFL Draft. He was shifted from left defensive end to inside pass-rushing tackle by the team. While he made the final roster, he was waived in October 2009 and claimed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers a few days later.
He was re-assigned to defensive tackle by Tampa Bay and appeared in seven games during his rookie season. Bennett remained with the Buccaneers through the 2012 season, compiling 98 tackles, 15 sacks, and four forced fumbles in four seasons. Michael Bennett returned to Seattle as an unrestricted free agent prior to the 2013 season. He appeared in all 16 games, recording 31 tackles and 8.5 sacks, and scoring his first defensive touchdown on a 22-yard fumble recovery of Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints. He spent the 2018 season with the Philadelphia Eagles before joining the Patriots in 2019.
Bennett, whose earnings through 2019 total more than $59 million, is well-known for not cashing his NFL checks until the season is over. Meanwhile, he is compelled to live off the funds budgeted from previous seasons.