NFL stars earn so much money that they can afford to pay for anything that they want. We have to admit that we are a little jealous of these athletes! However, that does not mean we are not curious about their shopping habits. These sports legends can drop money on a new home or vehicle without breaking into a sweat, after all. Take a look at what they have chosen to spend their hard-earned money on! Do not be bitter now – instead, allow these images to motivate you to do your very best in the industry you work in. Perhaps you can achieve the same level of fame and fortune in the future!
Brett Favre & Deanna Favre – Mississippi $17 Million
Everyone will agree with us when we say that Brett Favre has enjoyed a wildly successful career in the NFL. He has the real estate properties to prove it! He is best known for helping the Green Bay Packers achieve victory and then playing for the New York Jets and Minnesota Vikings. Gone are the days when he was an active player, and he now spends most of his time in his mansion in Sumrall, Mississippi. He has a $17 million mansion on a 465-acre, which is more than enough space for anyone!
Tim Tebow & Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters – Florida $1.5 Million
Tim Tebow does not only boast of athletic prowess, but he is talented at more than one sport! Aside from the NFL, he has also dabbled in baseball. He now lets his personality come through as a sports commentator. If you are not impressed yet, we will have you know that he is in a relationship with the lovely Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters. Clearly, he is living the good life. He lives in a 6,500 square feet mansion in the middle of a Florida golf course. What a great place to raise children in the future!
Joe Flacco & Dana Grady – Corvette Stingray $70K
Joe Flacco experienced a lot of success when he played as the quarterback of the Baltimore Ravens. In 2013, his hard work paid off when he was declared the MVP. He received a Tiffany & Co. trophy as well as a $70,000 Corvette Stingray as prizes! He actually had to pay $25k in taxes and an undisclosed amount on insurance, but we bet it was worth it to enjoy the fruits of his labor. Good job, Joe!
Drew Brees & Brittany Brees – Bugatti Veyron $2.2 Million
Drew Brees made his way to the NFL after college scouts were impressed by his performance on the field. As you probably already know, he is the quarterback for the New Orleans Saints. Over the course of his career, he has made a lot of money, $4.2 million of which he spent on five luxury cars. We bet the apple of his eyes is the $2.2 million Bugatti Veyron, however. Since his draft, he has gotten married to his long-term partner and renewed his deal with the Saints.
Antonio Brown & Chelsie Kyriss – Hollywood $6.6 Million
There is no doubt in our minds that Antonio Brown likes to live the good life. The NFL star rules his own palatial mansion in Hollywood Oaks, an impressive property worth $6.6 million. Can you believe that it comes with luxurious chandeliers, Italian marble floors, a wet bar, a synagogue, and an outdoor kitchen? Not only that, but it is also equipped with a home theater, a guest house, a media room, and swimming pools!
Michael Strahan & Nicole Mitchell Murphy – Mercedes & McLaren $525K
Michael Strahan is best known to football fans as the defensive end for the New York Giants. Did you know that he is quite the car enthusiast? That might be an understatement since these are the cars you will find under his name: a Porsche Carrera GT, a Porsche 911 GT3, a Mercedes-Benz 600, a Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG, a McLaren Roadster, a Lamborghini LM002, a Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe, and a Cadillac Escalade. He did spend 15 years playing for the Giants, so he can afford anything he wants. It must help that he now hosts Good Morning America!
Joe Montana – San Francisco’s Marina District $2.275 Million
There exists a beautiful Tuscan villa resting on 500 acres of land somewhere in Calistoga. The impressive 10,000 square feet estate was once the property of NFL star Joe Montana. He shelled out $35 million for it, though he ultimately decided to sell it. He and his partner chose to do this and moved to a San Francisco Marina District condo worth $2.3 million instead.
James Harrison & Beth Tibbot – Shadyside $1.8 Million
James Harrison is yet another NFL legend who was not afraid to spend a lot on his home. He bought a $1.8 million mansion in Shadyside for him and his wife. It was a spectacular estate, though it had not undergone renovations since it was built in 1994. He opted not to take it upon himself and sold it instead. Who knows what kind of house he plans to buy next?
Greg Olson & Kara Dooley – North Carolina $1.7 Million
Whoa, isn’t this North Carolina property beautiful? It checks out because it did cost Greg Olsen and Kara Dooley a jaw-dropping $1.7 million. This amazing complex had a library, a wine storage, and a green lawn. They decided it was time to sell it when they reached the decision to expand their family.
Fred Taylor – Mercedes Benz CL $67K
We cannot think of a car that is more fitting for a top NFL player like Fred Taylor! The Mercedes Benz CL is not an affordable car with its market price of $67k. Considering the experience under his belt, he an easily afford it. However, there was some trouble in the beginning when he was scammed by an agent! Although he had to get legal help, the problem was sorted out eventually.
Jason Taylor – Weston, Florida $3.2 Million
It seems like NFL player Jason Taylor is not the type of person who will settle for anything less than luxurious! Take a look at this Florida estate if you need proof. It came equipped with luxury features like a wonderful swimming pool. Unfortunately, he put it up on the market and sold it for $3.2 million after he divorced Katina Taylor back in 2017.
Jamaal Charles – Lamborghini Gallardo $250K
Lamborghini is apparently the car brand of choice for athletes and celebrities alike. Jamaal Charles is one such fan, but we think that no one is more deserving of this sweet ride. He had to go through a lot of things to get to his current status. From a shy boy with learning disabilities, he is now an NFL star.
Deangelo Hall – GMC Monster Truck $88K
Deangelo Hall is another great NFL player who has multiple accolades and lots of money to his name. He paid $88k for his GMV Monster Truck, but we bet it felt like pocket money to him. Oh man, it’s our biggest dream to be as rich as these guys…
Eli Manning – Quogue $8.5 Million
The New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning boasts of a $100 million net worth! Pretty impressive, right? We bet that purchasing his $8.5 million Quogue property barely made a dent in his wallet. The gorgeous estate even comes with direct access to the beach!
A. J. Green & Miranda Brooke – Porsche Panamera 4S $160K
It has been quite a while since A. J. Green was first drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals. He amassed a net worth of $35 million so far, a figure that will surely increase some more in the future. He drives in style in his Porsche Panamera that cost him $160k. We bet he and his wife love cruising around in it!
Philip Rivers & Tiffany Rivers – Cadillac Escalade $200K
Philip and Tiffany Rivers purchased a Cadillac Escalade for $200k overall. If you are wondering about the price, we will have you know that it underwent a lot of customization! The family lives in San Diego, which means he has to commute every day. Considering his car, the trip must be way better than ours!
Peyton Manning – Denver $4.5 Million
Peyton Manning made a name for himself as the quarterback for Indianapolis Colts and the Denver Broncos. He is now the owner of a beautiful 16,464 square foot estate located in Chevy Hills, Denver. It cost him $4.5 million and comes with 7 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a panic room, a wine cellar, and an indoor elevator. Of course, he also made sure the garage can fit his 7 luxury cars!
Mike Singletary – California, $3.295 Million
Mike Singletary might have stopped playing in the NFL, but he is still active in the scene as the head coach of the Memphis Express. Apart from that, he also has investments in real estate for financial security. Smart!
Jeff Garcia – California $7.8 Million
Jeff Garcia went into retirement in 2012, but we are sure that he is doing fine in the financial sense of the word. He and his spouse are talented when it comes to real estate investments. They managed to sell their California property for an eye-popping $7.8 million. The profit must have been huge!
Earl Thomas – Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster, $250k
NFL players receive quite hefty paychecks, so it is easy to see where they get all their money from. What we are interested in, however, is what interests the most. Based on our observations, many celebrities like to spend serious cash on cars. Earl Thomas himself owns a sweet Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster!
Quentin Jammer – San Diego, $1.2 Million
Quentin and Alicia Jammer decided to call it quits, which led to the selling of their 4,000 square feet home in San Diego. A buyer paid $1.2 million for the property, which has probably contributed to the $16 million Quentin has to his name.
Randy Moss & Lynda Moss – Lexus $7K
Considering the fact that Randy Moss has 14 NFL seasons under his belt, we’re sure he is sitting on a lot of cash! He can definitely buy whatever car he wants, and there are some expensive ones in his collection. We think his love for his purple 1999 Lexus is something else, however.
Osi Umenyiora & Leila Lopes, Georgia $2.3 Million
If you want to talk about power couples, don’t forget about Osi Umenyiora and Leia Lopes. The NFL player and Miss Universe winner have a child and a $2.3 million home in Georgia between them.
Hank Baskett & Kendra Wilkinson – Range Rover, $94K
Hank Baskett earned fortune and fame as the wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings, the Indianapolis Colts, and the Philadelphia Eagles. He tied the knot with Kendra Wilkinson, the mother of his two kids. They got a Range Rover that cost them $94k as well, though they called it quits last year.
John Fox & Robin Fox – Charlotte, $7 Million
John Fox proved himself an excellent coach during his time with the Carolina Panthers. However, when he got the job with the Chicago Bears, he had to leave Charlotte. He and his wife initially wanted $7 million for it, though they eventually decided to settle for $2.1 million.
Larry English & Nicole Williams – Hollywood Hills, $3.4 Million
Larry English is yet another NFL retiree who is making big money in the real estate business. Together with his wife, they bought a gorgeous Hollywood Hills property for $2.57 million and sold it for $3.4 million! If you ask us, that profit is nothing short of impressive.
Jerry Rice & Latisha Pelayo – California, $9 Million
Jerry Rice has made a name for himself as one of the best wide receivers the NFL has ever seen. He is still in great shape even though he is older! He currently lives in a $9 million California smart home.
Tony Gonzalez & October Gonzalez – Huntington Beach, $6.3 Million
Tony Gonzalez could have also played basketball, though he decided to pursue football professionally instead. He has since played for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Atlanta Falcons. With his long-term partner, he bought a spectacular Huntington Beach property, which is allegedly worth $7 million. They have since moved to Beverly Hills, however.
J.J Watt & Kealia Ohai – Texas, $800K
Cabin might sound like an understatement if you want to talk about the 4,000 square feet property owned by J.J. Watt! Can you believe it even comes with an elevator?
Rob Gronkowski – Boston, $2.2 Million
Fairly recently, Rob Gronkowski was featured on the news after his home was featured in an alarming robbery. He and his girlfriend look adorable together, so it makes sense he is selling the bachelor pad.
Deion Sanders & Pilar Sanders – Texas, $21 Million
Deion Sanders, like several other people on the list, played basketball too. However, things came out when he worked as an analyst for NFL Network and CBS Sports. He and his wife put their Texas estate up for auction, though they eventually took it off the market. We bet it would have been the sale of the century!
Richard Sherman – Seattle, $2.3 Million
He played for the Seattle Seahawks for a while so we’re sure Richard Sherman has lots of savings! In 2014, he bought this lovely 7,000 square feet mansion in Maple Valley for $2.3 million.
Cam Newton & Kia Proctor – 1970 Oldsmobile $255K
It seems like Cam Newton is crazy about cars as well. The record-breaking NFL player wowed everyone with his athletic prowess but prepare to be wowed by his Oldsmobile Cutlass this time! How cool is it that it comes with 24K gold plating, seats with diamond stitching, and a customized front grill?
Russell Wilson & Ciara – Bellevue, $6.7 Million
Russell Wilson and Ciara make such a good-looking couple together. We bet they have a combined net worth to go with it! With that much money between them, they probably did not mind spending $6.7 million on their 10,000 square feet estate. The spacious Mediterranean-inspired home sounds amazing.
Patrick Peterson – $2.6 Million
Not only is Patrick Peterson a promising comeback, but he is also active when it comes to the real estate market. The Arizona Cardinals player has a $2.6 million property with a wine cellar and elite gym!
Patrick Willis & Shenae Saifi – Aston Martin $200K
After he played for the San Francisco 49ers for 8 years, Patrick Willis quit in 2015. Although the career is not particularly long, he did make a fortune. Among other things, this car fan owns an Aston Martin!
Chad Johnson – Rolls Royce Phantom $200K
For Chad Johnson, Rolls Royce is where it is at. After all his hard work, we think he deserves this $200k ride. Aside from cars, he spent a significant amount of money on divorce settlements.
Von Miller & Megan Denise – Cherry Hills Village $10 Million
Von Miller is one of the NFL’s highest-paid players, so no one deserves a spot here more than he does. His Colorado estate was probably nice from the get-go, though we do like how he revamped it!
Antonio Gates – Poway $1.9 Million
LA Chargers tight end Antonio Gates used to live in Poway with Sasha Dindayal, his wife. They must not have liked the property very much, because they ended up selling it for $2 million.
Adrian Peterson & Ashley Brown – BMW 7501 $82K
Adrian Peterson and Ashley Brown married in 2014. The NFL star already has a lot of kids, so he makes hefty child support payments. If he can no longer afford it, they can probably sell this car and the rest!
Tony Romo & Candice Crawford – Dallas $9 Million
Tony Romo might have retired from playing, but he still rakes in money as a sports analyst. He can continue to give his wife and kids a life of comfort. Take a look at his $9 million estate in Dallas!
Robert Griffin III & Rebecca Liddicoat – Aldie $2.69 Million
RG3 continues to impress us with his performance on the field! He was married to Rebecca Liddicoat in the past, though it ended in divorce. After the breakup, he opted to sell their Virginia property.
Vincent Jackson & Lindsey Vandeweghe $3.5 Million
Now retired, Vincent Jackson played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and San Diego Chargers for 12 years. These days, he lives in a mansion in the Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club with his wife, Lindsey.
Demarcus Ware & Taniqua Smith – Denver $1.3 Million
After he quit playing in the league, Demarcus Ware purchased a sweet home in Cherry Creek, Denver. Although he owns a bigger property in Dallas, we think the $2 million he paid for this one was worth it.
Donald Penn & Dominique Penn – LA House $2.2 Million
NFL player Donald Penn is a huge car fan. He purchased a $220k Jaguar without batting an eyelash!
Vernon Davis – Bentley Continental GT Convertible Estimated $200K
Vernon Davis has a swanky car collection as well. He owns a Porsche Panamera, a Ford 150, a Bentley Continental GT Convertible, a Dodge Challenger SRT8, a Mercedes Benz S63, and two Escalades.
Colin Kaepernick – Jaguar F Type, Estimated $100K
Do you have a lot of money? Are you an indecisive person? Just follow in Colin Kaepernick’s footsteps and get both options. This worked for him when he had to pick a black or red Jaguar F Type.
Joe Haden – Lamborghini Aventador, Estimated $1.1 Million
Without a doubt, Joe Haden loves Lamborghinis. This is obvious when you see his custom Lamborghini Aventador and Lamborghini Murcielago.
Troy Polamalu – La Jolla, Estimated $4.7 Million
Retired NFL player Troy Polamalu is the proud owner of a $4.75 million La Jolla property that boasts of 6 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, 4-car parking, 3-stone fireplaces, a swimming pool, and a jacuzzi.
Mike Ditka – Estimated $3 Million, Florida
Without a doubt, NFL legend Mike Ditka made a lot of money over the course of his career. He didn’t even break a sweat when he purchased a $3 million house in Florida.
Ezekiel Elliott – Corvette Stingray, Estimated $60K
Ezekiel Elliott is only 23 years old, so he still has a long way to go in the NFL. Nonetheless, he was able to buy a $60k Corvette Stingray for himself and a house for his mother!
Nick Foles – Newport Beach, $2.7 Million
At the moment, Nick Foles is believed to be worth $6 million! He can pay for another 4,100 square feet property in Newport Beach if he wants!
Tom Brady- $20 Million, California
Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen are the owners of a 22,000 square feet property in California. The $20 million home is so gorgeous it was featured in Architectural Digest and InStyle
Brandon Marshall – Southwest Ranches, Estimated $5 Million
The wide receiver is the proud owner of a mansion in Florida that comes with 6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, a spa, a basketball court, a game room, an office, a pool, a home movie theater, and a gym.
Frank Gore – Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupé, Estimated $350K
The Indianapolis Colts player sure knows how to pick his cars! His 2010 Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe is a beauty.
Reggie Bush – Lamborghini Aventador, Estimated $450K
Reggie Bush will forever be known for playing running back for the Buffalo Bills. He has a car collection which includes this Lamborghini Aventador and a 1967 Mustang GT 500 Fastback.
Darren McFadden – Buick Centurion, Estimated $100K
Darren McFadden is another car guy with a great collection. He owns a 1973 Buick Centurion, a Bentley Continental GT, and a Cadillac Escalade. He had plenty of customization done on the Buick in the past!
Devin Hester – Chevrolet Impala, Estimated $250K
Devin Hester likes his cars interesting and customized. He had his 1972 Chevrolet Impala customized in 4 different shops and got his yellow Chevrolet Caprice some Louis Vuitton print and chrome rims.
Delanie Walker – Buick Skylark Coupé, Estimated $50K
It is not easy to find a mint 1970 Buick Skylark Coupe, but Delanie Walker must have been committed to the search!
Marshawn Lynch – Richmond, Estimated $3.3 Million
Marshawn Lynch of the Oakland Raiders has a California home in Richmond that comes with a fantastic view of the San Francisco Bay. It also has 5 beds, 6 baths, and a 58-feet dock.
Odell Beckham Jr – Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe, Estimated $500K
Although Odell Beckham is one of the youngest people on the list, he never fails to impress. In his garage, you will find a Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG, a Ferrari, a McLaren MP-12C, and a Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe.
Matt Forte – Chicago, Estimated $4.1 Million
Matt Forte is the proud owner of a 9,000 square feet estate in Chicago that comes with 5 beds, 6 baths, a home theater, a spiraling staircase, a 3-car garage, an elevator, and 3 outdoor decks. Sweet.
LaRon Landry – Lamborghini Murcielago, Estimated $450K
LaRon Landry has played for the Indianapolis Colts, the New York Jets, and the Washington Redskins in the past. This car fanatic has 6 cars under his belt: a Lamborghini Aventador, a Lamborghini Murcielago, a 2008 Corvette, an S63 AMG Benz, a Ford F-650, and a Hummer H2 pickup.
Ryan Tannehill – Fort Lauderdale, Estimated $4.3 Million
Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill owns his own Fort Lauderdale mansion. It comes with 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, a media room, and a home gym. We like the oak trees around the pool!
Ndamukong Suh – Fort Lauderdale, Estimated $6.5 Million
Clearly, Ndamukong Suh can tell a beautiful and ugly house apart. The football player owns an 11,142 square feet estate with contemporary touches. It has 8 beds, 6 baths, a gym, a pool, and waterfalls.
Marcell Dareus – Ferrari F430, Estimated $280K
Do you want to bet on the favorite color of Marcell Dareus? We think it’s red, the same one he got the Ferrari F430 in. Of course, he also added a velvet wrap top and golden rims, which explains the price.
Thomas Jones – Rolls Royce Phantom, Estimated $300K
Before he retired in 2011, Thomas Jones played for the Chicago Bears, the Kansas City Chiefs, and the New York Jets. Since then, he has been able to spend his time whichever way he wants. We bet he now has the opportunity to drive his beautiful Rolls Royce Phantom!
Julius Peppers – Miami, Estimated $6.5 Million
We were sad to hear Julius Peppers retired, but the former defensive end of the Green Bay Packers now has plenty of time to lounge around in his beautiful Dutch-Caribbean plantation-style estate. The Miami mansion boasts of 8 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, an infinity pool, a guesthouse, a summer kitchen, a wine cellar, and a library. Wow.
Julio Jones – Ferrari 458 Spider, Estimated $270K
Julio Jones, wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons, bought a white Ferrari 458 Spider. Overall, he shelled out $270k for it. The reason it skyrocketed was that he added red rims and a red stallion painting!
A.J. Green – Porsche Panamera 4S, Estimated $160K
A. J. Green of the Cincinnati Bengals is here again. The 30-year-old wide receiver is worth $35 million, but he is good at finances. He did treat himself to a $160k Porsche Panamera 4S in the past, however!
Antrel Rolle – Maserati GranTurismo, Estimated $150K
Although Antrel Rolle quit in 2015, we’re sure no one will forget about the 834 tackles he made in his career. He splurged on a custom Maserati GranTurismo after his retirement. It’s what he deserves.
Philip Rivers – Rancho Santa Fe, Estimated $4.7 Million
Philip Rivers made the right decision when he purchased a parcel of land in Santa Fe, California. The Los Angeles Chargers player bought the 8-acre property in the exclusive Rancho del Lago community.
LaDainian Tomlinson – California, Estimated $5 Million
LaDainian Tomlinson, running back for the San Diego Chargers, owns a sweet Cali property as well. It comes with 6 beds, 5 baths, a huge swimming pool, a wall-sized fish tank, a basketball court, a golf course, and a drive-in movie theater.
Kurt Warner – Scottsdale, Estimated $5 Million
It has been a while since he stopped playing in the NFL, but Kurt Warner remains active in the scene as a football analyst. He owns a beautiful 11,000 square feet home with 7 bedrooms, 10 baths, a game room, a gorgeous pool, and a home theater.
Elvis Dumervil – Florida, Estimated $2.3 Million
Elvis Dumervil made a name for himself when he played for the San Francisco 49ers, the Denver Broncos, and the Baltimore Ravens. He owns a Florida estate that measures 7,900 square feet and comes with a game room, a home movie theater, a spa-like pool, 7 beds, and 7 baths.
Keyshawn Johnson – California, Estimated $11 Million
Keyshawn Johnson became well-known after he played wide receiver for the New York Jets, the Dallas Cowboys, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In Calabasas, you will find his jaw-dropping mansion with 6 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, an expansive swimming pool, a sunken basketball court, and a game room!
Patrick Willis – San Jose, Estimated $6 Million
The average Joe does not have two homes, so it is easy to see that Patrick Willis is not like the rest of us ordinary mortals. The NFL star is the owner of numerous properties, and the list includes his San Jose property. The $6 million Mediterranean-style estate is equipped with a gym, a spa, and a game room. Fancy.
Terry Bradshaw, Pittsburgh Steelers – Hawaii $2.7 Million
Terry Bradshaw earned a much-deserved spot in the NFL Hall of Fame! He also bought his ranch in Hawaii, added luxury amenities, and then sold it for $2.7 million. Good job, Terry.
Troy Aikman & Rhonda Worthey – Texas $5.3 Million
Troy Aikman shot to fame when he played as the quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys for a little over a decade. His fortune grew over the course of his career, of course. Although he continues to buy and sell properties across the country, we are impressed by his Dallas mansion which set him back by $5.3 million!