Ryan Fitzpatrick is an American football quarterback who currently plays for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. As of 2018, Ryan Fitzpatrick net worth is estimated to be $25 million.
Born on November 24, 1982 in Gilbert, Arizona, Ryan attended Gilbert Highland School and then went on to study economics at Harvard College. At college, he only had five starts during the 2001 and 2002 seasons. Next year, he was a regular starter and collected 1,155 yards, eight touchdowns and no interception.
In 2004, he collected 1,986 yards with 13 touchdowns and six interceptions. He led Harvard 10-0 record and helped his team to win the Ivy League Championship. He also won the Ivy League MVP award. Ryan ranks second on the Harvard’s career list for pass completions, touchdowns, yards passing and pass completion percentage.
In 2005, Ryan was drafted by St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of NFL Draft. He made his debut against the Rams and won 33-27 where he passed for 310 yards and three touchdowns. His pass for more than 300 yards made him one of 7 players to pass 300 yards in their NFL Debut. In 2006, he appeared in only one game and was traded to Cincinnati Bengals in 2008 NFL Draft a year later.
On February 27, 2009, Fitzpatrick signed with the Buffalo Bills in a 3 year, $7.405 million contract. He finished his first season with Bills with 1,422 passing yards, nine touchdowns and ten interceptions. On October 28, 2011, Ryan signed a six year, $59 million contract extension including a $10 million signing bonus with the Bills. He finished that season with 3,832 yards and 24 touchdowns. He finished 2012 season throwing 3,400 yards, 24 touchdowns and 16 interceptions.
In 2013, he then signed a two year contract with Tennessee Titans followed by two year contract with Houston Texans in 2014. On March 11, 2015, he was traded by the Houston Texans to New York Jets in 2015 NFL Draft. He had a tremendous year with the New York Jets. He finished that season with 3,905 passing yards, 31 passing touchdowns and 15 interceptions.
On May 19, 2017, he signed with Tampa Bay Buccaneers for a one year deal, $3 million contract.
Regarding his personal life, he is married to Liza Barber. Together they have six children named Ruby, Maizy, Zoey, Lucy, Tate and Brady.