Ryan Leaf Net Worth is $1 Thousand (as of 2020)
It has been estimated that the total amount of Ryan Leaf net worth reaches a sum of 1 thousand dollars, as of right now. He has earned a huge part of his net worth through his career as a football player, although today he is no longer active in this sport. Ryan Leaf was playing in the National Football League as a quarterback. In this league, he stayed for four seasons and during this time a huge part of Ryan Leaf net worth was also accumulated.
|Net Worth:||$1 Thousand|
|Age:||44 years old|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Date of birth:||May 15, 1976|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||American football player|
The football player was born in Great Falls, Montana in 1976 and his real full name is Ryan David Leaf. When he was studying in Charles M. Russell High School, he was a football star already and led his school’s football team to the 1992 Montana state title. He was scouted by many universities. Ryan Leaf could have played at the University of Miami as a linebacker, however, he chose to play for the Washington State Cougars as a quarterback instead. His coach there was Mike Price, who was also a coach of Drew Bledsoe. After his junior year, Ryan Leaf was a finalist for the Heisman Trophy, as well. Thus, his college career also proved to be a success.
In 1998, he entered the NFL Draft, where he was picked up by the San Diego Chargers as the second overall pick. The first pick of the team was Peyton Manning. At that time, Ryan Leaf also stated that he was going to forego his last year at the Washington State University and become a professional football player. Thus, the team which chose him, the San Diego Chargers, signed a deal with him for four years, worth 31.25 million dollars, out of which 11.25 million dollars were guaranteed money. However, his rookie season was not as successful as everybody hoped. Because of it, Ryan Leaf was also titled as the number 1 draft bust in the NFL history by the NFL Top 10. Thus, his football career was soon finished, although it also added up to the total size of Ryan Leaf net worth.
When he retired from football, Ryan Leaf continued to study at Washington State University. In 2006, Ryan Leaf accepted the position of an unpaid coach at West Texas A&M University. However in 2008 he stopped this career. In 2010 he began to face legal troubles when he was charged with drug possession.