|Celebrated Name:||Wes Welker|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Wesley Carter Welker|
|Age:||42 years old|
|Birth Date:||1 May 1981|
|Birth Place:||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Anna Burns (m. 2012)|
|Children:||Yes (Carter Welker, Caroline Welker)|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$25 million|
|Last Updated:||September 2023|
Wesley Carter Welker is an American based former football player. Welker during his amateur career playing for the Texas Tech Red Raiders was later signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2004. Throughout his career, Welker played for various teams such as the New England Patriots, Miami Dolphins, Denver Broncos, and St. Louis Rams.
Though he was undrafted, he had a phenomenal career. Except for Gale Sayers, nobody else could defeat him in all-purpose yards. Welker has a record of all-time records for total kickoff returns. Welker ended his career with 16,797 all-purpose yards.
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Wesley Carter Welker was born on May 1, 198 in Oklahoma City. During his school days, Welker began his career at Heritage Hall High School. Welker leads his team to the 2A State Football championship. In 1999, Welker was awarded The Daily Oklahoman All-State Player of the Year and Oklahoma State Player of the Year by USA Today. In the 2000 Oil Bowl, he scored 40-yard field goal for his team the Oklahoma team. Welker went to the Texas Tech University and signed for the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Welker won various titles for the Red Raider football team.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 1 May 1981, Wes Welker is 42 years old as of today’s date 28th September 2023. His height is 1.75 m tall, and weight is 84 kg.
Welker has an amazing NFL career. In the 2004 NFL Draft, he went undrafted. Due to his poor performance, chargers released him. Later in 2004, Welker joined Miami Dolphins played until 2006. He has no idea that in a game against the New England Patriots that he is going to become the second player in the history of NFL to return kick-off. In 2005 Welker got a promotion as the wide receiver.
In 2005 season without a single touchdown he ended up with 29 receptions and 43 punt returns. At the beginning of 2006, there were various rumours about being cut down from the game, but Welker started off with a blast and proved all the rumours false. Throughout his career, he has scored endless times in almost every season. He has a bright career, and he made his team win various times alone.
Awards & Achievements
Welker has won various awards and set an endless record during his career. In NFL records, he has Most seasons with 105+ receptions: 5 times, Most seasons with 110+ receptions: 5 times, Most seasons with 115+ receptions: 3 times, Most seasons with 120+ receptions: 2 times.
He has Dolphins franchise records Most career kick return yards: 3,756, Most career combined Kick and Punt return yards (4,988) and Patriots franchise records for Most career receptions: 672, Most receptions in a single season: 123 (2009), Most receiving yards in a single season: 1,569 (2011), Most seasons with 100 receptions or more: 5 times and Best receiving yards per game average (season): 98.1 (2011).
Net Worth & Salary of Wes Welker in 2023
Throughout his career, Welker played good football, and he has earned a lot throughout his career. Wes Welker gets a salary of $9.5 million, and he has an estimated net worth of $25 million, as of September 2023. He is one of the richest NFL players and hence the richest athletes. Wes Welker has been very successful for almost every team he has played for.
Wes Welker was born in Oklahoma City. Welker was very good in his early days and hence got everyone’s attention by his phenomenal game. Wes Welker is considered among the world’s richest NFL players of all time. Wes Welker’s career has been very bright and successful.