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Jordy Nelson Wiki Biography
Ray Jordy Nelson was born on 31st May 1985, in Manhattan, Kansas USA, and is a professional player of American Football. He plays in the position of wide receiver, and currently represents the team of the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). Nelson has been active in the professional sport since 2008.
How rich is the sportsmen? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the outright size of Jordy Nelson’s net worth is as much as $24 million, as of the data presented in early 2018. American Football is the major source of Nelson’s wealth.
Jordy Nelson Net Worth $24 million
To begin with, the boy was raised in the family of farmers Alan and Kim Nelson in Manhattan, and was a student at Riley County High School, where he played for the school football team entitled the Falcons. In his senior year, Nelson had 1,029 receiving yards for eight touchdowns. After matriculation, Jordy entered Kansas State University and played there for the Wildcats, initially in the position of defensive back, but his coach decided to use Nelson as a wide receiver, and in his sophomore year, he caught 65 passes for eight touchdowns. In his senior year, Nelson was one of the best receivers, receiving 122 passes, accumulating 1,606 yards and scoring 11 touchdowns.
Concerning his professional career, Nelson was chosen 36th in the second round by the Green Bay Packers in the NFL Draft 2008. In his first two seasons Nelson scored two touchdowns, but this latter year he was mostly used as a kick returner. Also in the 2010 season Nelson was able to distinguish himself with two touchdowns, and at the end of the season, he and the Packers won the Super Bowl against the Pittsburgh Steelers (Super Bowl XLV) with the score at 31 – 25, with Nelson scoring the game’s first touchdown and taking nine passes for 140 yards. In 2011, Nelson set a new personal record when he scored 15 touchdowns from 68 receptions and 1,263 yards. In the middle of 2014, he signed a new four – year contract for $39 million with Packers, with $11.5 million bonus for signing and $14.2 million guaranteed, significantly lifting his net worth.
However, the following season Nelson broke his anterior cruciate ligament, being forced to miss the entire year. Nelson returned to the field in the autumn of 2016, immediately signified with a victory in the home of Jacksonville Jaguars in the first round. His regular season closed with 97 receptions for 1,257 yards. In the playoffs, after only one reception in the first round with the Giants, he was again was forced to skip the divisional round against the Dallas Cowboys because of an injury. At the beginning of 2017, Nelson was awarded the Comeback Player of the Year Award, assigned to a player who has risen from a particularly negative year. He soon became the second all-time receiver for the Packers, and set a 53-game streak for pass receptions.
Finally, in the personal life of the player, Jordy Nelson married Emily in 2007, and the couple has a son who was born on 3rd February 2010. Jordy is a devoted Christian.
|Full Name||Jordy Nelson|
|Net Worth||$24 million|
|Date Of Birth||May 31, 1985|
|Place Of Birth||Manhattan, Kansas USA|
|Profession||American football wide receiver|
|Education||Kansas State University|
|Children||Royal Nelson, Brooks Nelson|
|Parents||Kim Nelson, Alan Nelson|
|Siblings||Kelsey Nelson, Mike Nelson|
|Awards||NFL Honors - AP Comeback Player of the Year|
|NFL Thursday Night Football||2017||TV Series||Himself|
|Mike & Mike||2014||TV Series||Himself - Green Bay Packers|
|The After Party with Jay Glazer||2011-2012||TV Series||Himself|
|Super Bowl XLV||2011||TV Special||Himself - Green Bay Packers Starting Wide Receiver|
|NFL on FOX||2010||TV Series||Himself - Green Bay Packers Wide Receiver|
|NFL Monday Night Football||2008-2010||TV Series||Himself - Green Bay Packers Wide Receiver|
|Mike & Mike||2014-2016||TV Series||Himself - Green Bay Packers / Himself - Green Bay Packers Wide Receiver|