Cameron Heyward is an American football player who plays as a defensive end for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. As of 2021, Cameron Heyward net worth is estimated to be $25 million.
|Net Worth (as of 2021)||$25 million|
|Date of Birth||May 6, 1989|
|Age||31 years old|
|Born Place||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Source of Wealth||Professional NFL player|
Heyward was born on May 6, 1989, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He went to Peachtree Ridge High School where he played football for the Peachtree Ridge Lions football team. In his school career, he recorded over 100 tackles and 16 sacks as a senior. He was rated 13th best defensive tackle in the nation by Scout.com.
Heyward decided to play college football for the Ohio State. As a freshman in 2007, he led Ohio State Buckeyes to the BCS National Championships final. As a sophomore, he recorded 36 tackles and three sacks. In 2009, as a junior, he recorded 10 tackles for loss and 6.5 sacks leading his team to the Rose Bowl. Heyward finished his career at Ohio State with a total of 162 tackles, 31 tackles for loss, 15 sacks, and one interception.
In 2011, the Pittsburgh Steelers selected Heyward in the first round of the NFL Draft. He signed a four-year, $6.70 million contract that included $5.41 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $3.37 million. He made his professional debut in the season-opener against the Baltimore Ravens where he made one solo tackle. He finished his rookie season with 11 combined tackles, a sack, a forced fumble, and a pass deflection in 16 games.
In 2014, the Pittsburgh Steelers expanded his fifth-year option on his rookie contract by paying him $6.96 million. A year later, the Steelers gave him a six-year contract extension worth $59.25 million that included $15 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $12 million. He finished that season with 54 combined tackles, seven sacks, and two pass deflections in 16 games. He was ranked #88 on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.
Cameron Heyward Net Worth
As of 2021, Cameron Heyward net worth is estimated to be $25 million. In 2015, he signed a $59.25 million contract extension with the Steelers which included $15 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $12 million. Heyward’s career earnings from 2011 to 2019 is over $56 million. He will be earning a base salary of $9,500,000 in 2020.