The best NFL players rake in millions every year, that’s why they can afford just about anything. Here are some of the mansions owned by former and now active NFL players. From Aaron Rodgers to Rob Gronkowski, these are the cribs you wish you had.
Troy Aikman has been the quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys for eleven years, and he must have amassed a fortune during the past decades. His property, valued at $5.5 million, covers 10,000 square foot land, and the lavish mansion includes six beds, four baths, a wine room, a unique cinema, and a snack bar.
The New England Patriots quarterback’s magnificent mansion satisfies anyone’s fantasy about a dream house. The 5.2-acre estate comes with five bedrooms, four bathrooms, a pool with a Baja shelf, a wine cellar, an extensive library, and a yoga studio.
Troy Polamalu, the ex Pittsburgh Steelers player, locates his $4.75 million mansion in La Jolla, California. The 1.75-acre house includes eight bathrooms, six bedrooms, three stone fireplaces, a swimming pool, outdoor loggia, and a four-car garage.
The NFL analyst and Hall of Famer, whose net worth is $15 million, calls a 4,600 square-foot Hawaii ranch home. His mansion boasts a lap pool of 60 feet, two koi ponds, and even a waterfall entry.
Decker’s house was built in 2006, and the house includes eight bedrooms, eight bathrooms, a wine cellar and a bathtub in the shape of a boat. Last year, Eric and his wife decided to sell their house for $1.45 million.
Playing for the Atlanta Falcons of his whole career, Julio Jones got his own expensive mansion in 2013 for $1.25 million. The estate includes seven bedrooms, a tennis court, nine bathrooms, an outdoor kitchen, and a guesthouse with two bedrooms and bathrooms.
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson first put his estate on the market for a price of $6.7 million. The luxurious estate includes six bedrooms, ten and a half bathrooms, a walk-in cellar, a two-story library and a full bar with game room attached.
Having been named the best defensive player at the Arizona Cardinals, Patrick Peterson dropped an estimated $2.69 million on this incredible mansion in Scottsdale. The estate comes with six bedrooms, a guesthouse, eight bathrooms, a wine cellar, and many other luxurious features.
Peyton Manning is the proud owner of an 8,810 square-foot mansion. The fabulous house features 900 feet of shoreline, a private dock, an electric boat lift, as well as floor-to-ceiling windows with views of Lake Norman.
Former NFL star Jay Cutler bought an incredible estate in Chicago after marrying reality TV star Kristin Cavallari. The mansion includes seven bedrooms, a home cinema, a basketball court, and a garage that fits four cars.
Colin Kaepernick became a controversial player in the NFL when he protested by not standing during the national anthem. Despite all this, Kaepernick has always been a well paid player. He has a lavish house valued at $3 million in California, which has four bedrooms, a swimming pool with a waterfall, and a wall aquarium.
Gronk purchased his $2.2 million penthouse in Boston, which has an incredible view. In March 2018, his house was unfortunately robbed, and one of the suspects is still at large.
As an Oakland Raiders running back, Marshawn Lynch has always been a crushing enemy for his opponents. His lavish home, which was voted as the most extravagant NFL home in 2016, features an incredible view of the San Francisco Bay, with five bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 7,000 square feet of pure opulence.
Besides his whopping salary at the Denver Broncos, Von Miller bags even more cash with his TV activity, appearing on the Dancing with the Stars in 2015. Von Miller is the proud owner of a Cherry Hills Village mansion, which features seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, and a closet with 800 pairs of shoes.
Not as legendary as his brother Peyton is, Eli Manning has still been a terrific quarterback for the New York Giants. He got himself a deluxe house, sitting right next to the sea. The house includes five bedrooms, four bathrooms, a vast pool, and extensive gardens.
Playing for the Miami Dolphins since 2012, Ryan Tannehill has long been the team’s starting quarterback. Ryan got his own mansion in 2016 for $4.2 million. The home features four bedrooms, a private gym, home theater, five bathrooms, a big pool, and a huge garden.
Ndamukong Suh, is one of the best defensive tackles in the league and recently signed a new contact with the Los Angeles Rams. Suh is the proud owner of a mansion in Fort Lauderdale, featuring a wine cellar, eight bedrooms, six bathrooms, a waterfall, and a private gym.
Julius Peppers is still not slowing down even in his late 30s. He purchased his luxury house in 2015 and now he is looking to sell it for $6.5 million. The incredible home includes eight bedrooms, a chef’s kitchen, eight bathrooms, and a gorgeous pool.
Michael Strahan has long been an iconic figure in the NFL. Besides his high salary as a football player, he has found many other ways to maintain his personal finances as a TV personality. He bought a humongous mansion in Los Angeles that was eventually sold for a $21.5 million.
Gridiron god Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers is best known for tremendous swagger both on and off the field. Brown has not just one, but two properties in his hometown of Miami. One of the houses cost him $6.6 million, which contains a dozen bedrooms and private movie theater, as well as an impressive sneaker collection.
This former NFL player is now a college coach. Jim Harbaugh seems to be having a great life with 7 children, his lovely wife Sarah Feuerborn, a $15 million net worth, and a palatial home bought for $4 million. But they since have rented it out and now actually earn quite a lot from it!
The former NFL player has settled down in Arizona. He lived in a futuristic mansion with wife Brenda and their 7 children. But they sold it for almost $5 million in 2011. They now live in another house in Scottsdale. Given his $30 million net worth, this one is sure as nice as the first one!
Nick Foles has been in the news for his Super Bowl stints. With a $6 million net worth, the Eagles quarterback bought himself and wife Tori Moore a house in Newport Beach for $2.7 million. Interestingly, he bought this luxury mansion before he was released by the LA Rams.
The former linebacker has a lavish $1.8 million mansion in Shadyside. With a $12 million net worth, James has revamped the 1994-built house completely. It’s a great place for entertaining. James and wife Beth Tibbott had many parties here. But the house is up for sale right now.
NFL talent Russell Wilson and music star Ciara make an enviable pair with an astounding combined net worth. Their 10,000-square foot Mediterranean-inspired mansion boasts amazing views in every room and comes with a price tag of $6.7 million.
Erstwhile NFL player Deion Sanders works now as an analyst with CBS Sports and the NFL network. With a $40 million net worth, he lives with wife Pilar Sanders in a cool mansion that boasts an impressive bowling alley and a basketball court.
The NFL legend and his wife Jennifer had an amazing 10,000-square foot Tuscan Villa that was valued at a jaw-dropping $35 million. But they sold it and moved to the SFO Marina district. There they bought a low-key condo-style apartment worth almost $2.3 million.
Antonio Gates plies his trade for the Los Angeles Chargers, and we can’t deny what a player he is on the field. After marrying his girlfriend Sasha Dindayal in 2011, they settled down in their Poway house. But a few years later, they sold it for more than $1.9 million.
On the court, the former Green Bay Packers player managed to wow us with his brilliant football skills. Now retired, the star has continued to impress us with his stunning collection of properties across the state. After selling his house in Wisconsin several years ago, he made this mansion in Mississippi his home. The abode sits on 465 acres of land, big enough to accommodate his family and even his extended family.
The former quarterback of the Cincinnati Bengals and the Arizona Cardinals has amassed a significant fortune in over 15 seasons in NFL. He owns half-acre land in Del Mar, which he purchased for $4.4 million. Carson Palmer dropped $20 million on the design and construction of his mansion, which stands atop his 8,000 square foot estate, and has a massive parking area dedicated to his bevy of luxury cars. A quick walk around his home will lead you to an infinity pool and an exclusive fitness area.
Robert Griffin III aka RGIII or RG3 recently landed a deal with the Baltimore Ravens. He has numerous endorsements, which include Adidas, Nissan, and Subway, among many others. His impressive NFL resume earned him millions and he has made some valuable real estate investments, like this $2.5 million property sitting in Aldie, Virginia. The mansion boasts 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, a wine cellar, an entertainment room, a spa, and a huge golf course. But the true hero of the place might be the living room, where photographs of his heydays are set, along with his Heisman Trophy.
From his 8 long years dedicated to the Chicago Bears, Matt Forte had earned an incredible fortune that gave him the purchasing power to acquire an amazing $4.1 million mansion in downtown Chicago. The magnificent four-story mansion offers dreamy features, such as 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, an elevator, and a home theater that can cater to 20 people.
Although Dallas Cowboys’ quarterback Tony Romo retired from football last year, he has put his savings from his 13 years in the NFL to good use. One of his greatest investments is his 32,515 square feet Dallas mansion, which is worth $9 million. The incredible property has everything you need, including multiple bedrooms, a spa, a swimming pool, and an entertainment area.
When DeMarcus Ware decided to retire from pro-football, he decided to spend the rest of his days living a life of comfort. The former outside linebacker and defensive end traded his Dallas mansion for a three-story townhouse in an exclusive subdivision in Denver. Ware splurged $1.37 million in cold cash in this posh property that includes 3 bedrooms and 3 baths. This property is situated in the secure and exclusive neighborhood of Cherry Creek North in Denver, a great place for a tough athlete to relax and recuperate.
Brandon Marshall has earned hundreds of millions of dollars since breaking into the NFL in 2006. The veteran free agent has reportedly decided to sell his Southwest Ranches for a hefty $5 million. This huge property comes with 6 bedrooms, 7 baths, a spa, a gym, an entertainment room, and a full-sized basketball court.
You might be astounded with the star quarterback’s purchase of a San Diego property, a grandiose mansion that he constructed for a whopping $3.5 million, located in the exclusive Santaluz community. The jaw-dropping mansion features 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, a media room, a wine cellar, a library, an outdoor fireplace, and a huge swimming pool with a waterfall. But this isn’t even his most luxurious real estate investment, believe it or not. Philip Rivers also owns a property in Rancho Santa Fe that cost him $4.7 million.
One of the most acclaimed quarterbacks in Dallas Cowboys history, Tom Romo bought the lavish mansion for $9 million. The house features six bedrooms, a huge swimming pool, four bathrooms, and big gardens.
LaDainian Tomlinson is arguably the greatest running backs of all time, and he’s also wise enough to leave having made strong investments. A quick glimpse at his California estate, which is worth $5 million, will convince you that he’s no financial lightweight. The proud owner of a 9,600 square foot mansion made a great decision when he purchased this luxury property, coming with 6 bedrooms, 5 baths, a full-size basketball court, a golf course, and a massive pool. Retirement for this hall of fame is paradise.
Regarded as one of the NFL’s greatest players, Jerry Rice doesn’t cut corners when it comes to luxury. The star wide receiver is a proud owner of a gorgeous mansion in California. Rice’s $9 million property includes 6 bedrooms, 11 baths, a gym, a sauna, a huge pool, and a gift-wrapping room. The football star must love giving away presents on special occasions.
Wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson has made a few team transfers in NFL. He has played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New York Jets, Dallas Cowboys, and the Carolina Panthers. But he seems to have settled down with the Panthers now. He has made some great investments to protect his hard-earned money. One of the major investments that Johnson made was purchasing this grand home in Calabasas, California. Estimated at $11 million, his stunning property will surely increase in value in the near future.
The former linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers is now enjoying his downtime at his cozy Mediterranean-designed mansion in San Jose. The 9,900 square foot estate sits on 4.3 acres and features 4 bedrooms, 5 baths, a gym, a home theater and a private office. With an incredible bank account, Willis can add more properties under his name or donate a considerable amount to charity for a good cause. He certainly has plenty of options.
During his 15 years competing in the NFL, Taylor was able to grow his bank account to bulging proportions, which allowed him to purchase such a magnificent mansion in Rancho Santa Fe. This property is estimated to be valued at a whopping $4.5 million. It features 8 baths and a library, where he studies to improve himself. For recreation, the sprawling estate offers a poker and billiard-game room. It also boasts 7 bedrooms, a wine cellar, and an infinity pool.