What is Travis Kelce’s total NFL career earnings? Exploring his Chiefs’ salary, contract & more

The Kansas City Chiefs and tight end Travis Kelce have started another strong season with the hope of earning back-to-back Super Bowl titles. After entering the season with a disappointing loss against the Detroit Lions, the team bounced back like ever before and won consecutive matches until week 8.

The Chiefs witnessed their second defeat of the season in week 8 against the Denver Broncos. However, Kelce’s performance in these games never fell short of expectations. Besides his on-field performance, the TE also made headlines several times for his lucrative NFL contracts, endorsement deals, and investments.

What is the total NFL earnings of Travis Kelce?

Kelce headed into his NFL career after getting selected by the Chiefs as the 63rd overall pick in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Since then, he has earned $77,032,220 in eleven seasons. In 2023, the TE is set to earn $11,250,000 in base salary along with a workout bonus of $250,000. He would also carry a cap hit of $14,801,667 as well as a dead cap value of $19,155,000 this season, via Spotrac.

Travis Kelce

The 34-year-old was on a 5-year, $46,842,000 contract with the Chiefs before his current deal. The deal included a $10,000,000 signing bonus along with $20,017,000 guaranteed and an average annual salary of $9,368,400. Before that, he signed a 4-year, $3,126,304 contract with the franchise. The veteran earned $9,294,294 in 2020, $11,805,872 in 2021, and $10,500,000 in 2022.

What is Travis Kelce’s Chiefs contract and net worth in 2023?

The Chiefs signed Kelce to a 4-year, $57.25 million contract extension in 2020. The deal will pay him an average annual salary of $14 million until 2026 while including other facilities like a roster bonus worth $750,000 per season and a workout bonus of $250,000 for each campaign. It would also carry a cap hit of $14,801,667 and a dead cap hit of $19,155,000.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kelce’s net worth is around $30 million. Besides his NFL contract, he earns a huge amount of cash from endorsement deals with big brands such as DirecTV, Nike, T-Mobile, Experian, Old Spice, State Farm, and McDonald’s.

Travis Kelce
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Notably, the TE’s deal with Bud Light has earned him frequent backlash from the NFL community. Meanwhile, his advertisement for Pfizer has embroiled him in a clash with New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers who labeled him as “Mr. Pfizer”. The vet used his cash to invest in Hydrow, Cholula Hot Sauce, PlayersTV, RealTruck, and the recent F1 investment with his QB Patrick Mahomes.

What’s your take on Kelce’s performance in the 2023 NFL season? Tell us in the comments.


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