Melvin Ingram III who is simply known as Melvin Ingram is an American professional football player who plays as the defensive end. Ingram is currently 29 years old and already earned his place among the top-rated players in the generation. He is playing for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL) and since 2012, he is with the franchise team. The player earned All-American honor while playing at college football for the University of South Carolina. Los Angeles Chargers selected him in the first round of 18th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. Now, we are going to talk about Melvin Ingram Net Worth 2019.
Ingram who is playing for Los Angeles Chargers where the team is originated on the Greater Los Angeles Area. The team used to take part in the competition of National Football League (NFL) as the member of American Football Conference (AFC) or West Division. The franchise team was founded in 14th August 1959 and earlier, it was known as San Diego Chargers. In 2017, the name changed to the Los Angeles Chargers. Besides, the nickname of the team is ‘The Bolts’.
Melvin Ingram Net Worth & Earnings
Melvin Ingram Net Worth – $23 Million
Annual Salary/ Winnings – $22.8 Million
Endorsement Deals – $0.2 Million
As stated by the above-listed statistics, we can see that the current net worth of American professional NFL player Melvin Ingram is $23 million according to the Forbes magazine 5th June 2018. From the endorsement, he is earning $0.2 million which is not so handsome though his annual salary is quite big which is reportedly $22.8 million.
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Other Website Data
Sportsala – The current net worth of Melvin Ingram is $20.5 Million where the annual salary and endorsement earnings are $25 million.
Hero Sports – 14.88M (2017)
Melvin Ingram Biography
The professional defensive end of National Football League (NFL) Melvin Ingram was born on 26th April 1989 at Hamlet, North Carolina. He is currently 29 years old and his weight is 112 kg reportedly.
The man is 6 ft 2 in tall and he was raised up at his birthplace North Carolina. He attended Richmond Senior High School which is located at Rockingham, North Carolina. Later, he joined at the University of South Carolina and also played for the team.
His coach was Steve Spurrier of South Carolina Gamecocks football team. He passed his early career as the linebacker and later he switched to the defensive end.
Melvin Ingram Professional Career
The professional career of Melvin Ingram is not so big. He has a long career ahead. he is playing as the defensive end though he started to play as the linebacker while playing for the South Carolina Gamecocks football team from 2007 to 2011.
Later, he switched his position to the defensive end. In 2010, as a junior, he led the team with nine sacks. San Diego Chargers selected him in 2012 NFL draft and since then he did not have to look back. On 27th February 2017, the player was franchise tagged by the Chargers.
Later, on 11th June 2017, he signed a four year agreement with the franchise team in exchange for $66 million where $42 million guaranteed.
Melvin Ingram Career Achievements
Melvin Ingram was announced as the AFC Defensive Player of the Month in September 2017. He was also selected for Pro Bowl after the 2017 season which was his career’s first. He received All-American award in 2011 as well.
According to the above-listed statistics and details, we can clearly see the current net worth of Melvin Ingram. Though his current net worth figure is not so big and already he passed a tough time and a long career ahead of him. So, his net worth would increase as we think.