Patrick Peterson, the American Football Star, and his wife Antonique Larry are NOT having children anytime soon. The couple has dismissed all rumors of them expecting a child together.
The couple, who met while attending college in Louisiana State University through a mutual friend, have dismissed all rumors about trying to have a children, regardless of the fact the that they have been married for over four years now.
Dating, Married life and Children
The young couple, who got married on June 12th, 2012 before Peterson’s 22nd birthday, are focusing on their carriers right now.
Our sources say that they have thought about children, but Patrick is largely focused in football as he is reaching a prime age in his career.
Meanwhile, his wife is currently on her second year in Med School, pursuing a Master’s degree in biomedical sciences. The aspiring doctor is attending grad school at Midwestern University Glendale.
Patrick Peterson is a cornerback and a return specialist, who plays for Arizona Cardinals in the NFL. He was drafted in the 2011 NFL Draft.
He was picked in the overall fifth pick by the Cardinals. He was the first defensive player to get picked. He was picked by Deion Sanders, who said that Peterson reminded him of himself during his playing days.
Peterson was already in the limelight during his High School Years. He was rated the nation’s fifth best player by rivals.com and eighth by ESPN.
He had offers from many colleges all over the country. He had also had a verbal agreement with the University of Miami before his senior year.
But had kept his options open. After graduation from High School, he announced that he would be going to LSU at the U.S Army All-American Ball.
Peterson has shown incredible potential right from his freshmen year and has excelled in the following years of his college. He had a remarkable statistics right from sophomore year of college, finishing the season with 52 tackles.
During his junior year, he was already named in the preseason watch list and was establishing his name as one of the best defensive players.
Patrick Peterson's earnings and Net worth
Patrick Peterson, the first defensive player to be picked, is in a current contract of $70,050,000 dollars for 5 years with the Arizona Cardinals. It included a $15,361,885 dollars signing bonus, $ 47,368,114 dollars guaranteed, and an average salary of $14,010,000 dollars.
In 2016, Peterson will earn a base salary of $9,750,000 dollars and a workout bonus of $250,000 dollars.
The new contract with Arizona Cardinals will make him the highest paid cornerback in NFL. The contract of $70 million will see that he is the highest paid defensive player.
Patrick Peterson is estimated to have a net worth of only $9.5 million dollars. But this figure is going to significantly rise in the future due to the new contract he signed with the Arizona Cardinals.