Tyrod Taylor's net worth: How much is the New York Giants’ quarterback worth this year?

Tyrod Taylor's net worth: How much is the New York Giants’ quarterback worth this year?

Ciku Njuguna
updated at July 26, 2023 at 6:43 PM

Meet XLVII Super Bowl champion and New York Giants' prolific backup quarterback, Tyrod Taylor. The ACC Championship Game's Most Valuable Player has grown to become one of the most successful reserve players on the field. This is how achievements affected Tyrod Taylor's net worth.

Who did Tyrod Taylor win a ring with?
Tyrod Taylor, #5 of the Virginia Tech Hokies, warms up before the game against the Miami Hurricanes on November 20, 2010, at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida. Photo by Joel Auerbach.
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The collegiate football star has taken the NFL by storm holding impressive records such as the highest completion percentage (91.7%) in a single game. However, his success extends off the field as he is ranked as the 48th highest-paid quarterback in the NFL. Find out how rich Tyrod Taylor is and how he reached worldwide fame.

Profile summary and bio

Full name

Tyrod Di'allo Taylor


Tyrod Tailored, TyGod, T-Mobile



Date of birth

3rd August 1989


33 as of July 2023

Zodiac sign


Place of birth

Hampton, Virginia, United States of America



Current residence



African American






185 centimetres (6 feet and .08 inches)


98 kilograms (216 lbs)

Eye colour


Hair colour



Rodney Taylor


Trina Taylor



Relationship status



Draya Michelle




Hampton High School

Virginia Tech


Professional football player

Net worth

$1.6 million

Social media pages

Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

How old is Tyrod Taylor?

Tyrod Taylor (age 33 years as of July 2023) was born on the 3rd of August 1989 to Trina and Robert Taylor in Hampton, Virginia, in the United States of America. The only child in the family, Tyrod grew up surrounded by love and encouragement, a fact the quarterback credits for his achievements.

Is Tyrod Taylor still on the Giants?
Tyron Taylor, #5 of the Houston Texans, runs the ball against the Jacksonville Jaguars during an NFL game at NRG Stadium on September 12, 2021, in Houston, Texas. Photo by Cooper Neill.
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How tall is Tyrod Taylor?

The 2010 ACC Player of the Year stands at 6'.08" (185 centimetres). His weight is 216 lbs. (98 kilograms). At the time of his Draft, the quarterback's arm and hand sizes measure 32 1/4’’ and 10’’, respectively.


Taylor is a multi-talented athlete who excelled in baseball, football and played basketball with a local AAU team. In high school, he excelled in basketball, winning a state title and the school's All-American game.

Why is Tyrod Taylor out?
Tyrod Taylor, #5 of the Los Angeles Chargers, passes in the fourth quarter against the Jacksonville Jaguars at TIAA Bank Field on December 08, 2019, in Jacksonville, Florida. Photo by Harry Aaron.
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Despite showing great promise in basketball, he chose the gridiron, a sport he was equally good at. He spoke to the BuffaloBills magazine, saying,

"I always had a different love for football. I liked basketball and was good at it, but I have a special love for football."

He had an early start in his career as the second-ever ninth-grade starter at Hampton High School. His story draws several parallels to Oakland Raiders' former wide receiver Ronald Curry including attending the same school.

Where did Tyrod Taylor play college ball?

In 2007, Daily Press Offensive Player of the Year signed with the Virginia Tech Hokies, where he played until 2010. According to the Bleacher Report, he became the second-winningest quarterback in Virginia Tech's history after getting his 27th career win against Central Michigan.

Who did Tyrod Taylor win a Super Bowl with?
Tyrod Taylor, #5 of the Buffalo Bills, runs the ball during the second quarter against the Miami Dolphins on December 17, 2017, at New Era Field in Orchard Park, New York. Photo by Tom Szczerbowski.
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Among other awards, he featured on the leaderboard of the AC's ten highest pass completion percentages in 2009 and 2010 at 56% and 59.7%, respectively. Have a look at a summary of Tyrod Taylor's college stats.


Virginia Tech Hokies

Games played


Pass completions


Pass completion percentage


Passing yards


Rushing yards


Total tackles


Total touchdowns




What team was Tyrod Taylor drafted to?

In the 2011 NFL Draft, Taylor was picked 15th overall in Round 6 by the Baltimore Ravens. Tyrod Taylor's NFL Draft profile, which describes him as a good backup quarterback who could develop into a starter, ranked him 8th in the 2011 Combine QB Rankings.

How many teams has Tyrod Taylor played for in the NFL?

Between 2011 and 2023, T-Mobile has played in the number 2 and 5 jerseys for five NFL teams. From 2011 to 2014, he played for the Baltimore Ravens before moving to the Buffalo Bills between 2015 and 2017. In 2018, he signed with the Cleveland Browns for the shortest period, leaving after one season.

In 2019, Taylor signed a two-year, $11,000,000 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, a decision that ended disastrously for the quarterback who headed into free agency in 2020. His contract value increased by $1.5 million when he signed with the Houston Texans between 2020 and 2021.

How much has Tyrod Taylor made in his career?
Tyrod Taylor, #2 of the New York Giants, looks on against the Philadelphia Eagles during the NFC Divisional Playoff game at Lincoln Financial Field on January 21, 2023, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo by Mitchell Leff.
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What happened to Tyrod Taylor with the Chargers?

During a 13th September 2020 match between the Chargers and the Cincinnati Bengals, Taylor suffered rib fracture injuries and was taken off the field before kickoff. Over the course of his treatment, the team's doctor David Gazzaniga administered pain injections directly linked to a lung puncture the backup quarterback suffered.

Although Taylor received workers' compensation, he sued the doctor for malpractice, which caused him to lose the opportunity to become the starting quarterback for the September 20th game. Additionally, he suffered severe physical pain leading to hospitalization and emotional distress.

What football team is Tyrod Taylor on?

At the time of writing, Taylor is the number 2 quarterback for the New York Giants. In March 2022, he signed a two-year $11 million contract as a backup quarterback for Daniel Jones, the starting QB. Scroll down and explore the career regular season stats for Sports Illustrated's Most Underrated Player for the Giants.

What is the status of Tyrod Taylor?
Quarterback Tyrod Taylor, #5 of the Los Angeles Chargers, throws a pass before a game against the Denver Broncos at Empower Field at Mile High on December 1, 2019, in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Chargers 23-20. Photo by Justin Edmonds.
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Games played

Passes completed

Pass completion rate

Passing yards

Passing touchdowns

Baltimore Ravens

2011 - 2014






Buffalo Bills

2015 - 2017






Cleveland Browns







Los Angeles Chargers

2019 - 2020






Houston Texans







New York Giants







Who did Tyrod Taylor win a Super Bowl with?

In 2013, Taylor, one of the team's unsung heroes, won his first ring after the Baltimore Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers in a Super Bowl XLVII Sunday game. Other awards under his belt include the 2015 NFL Pro Bowl championship and three ACC Champion wins in 2007, 2008, and 2010.

Tyrod Taylor's career earnings

Over the Cap estimates Tyrod Taylor's current team earnings at $5 million. Based on the 2022 contract, the quarterback has received $5 million out of the total amount guaranteed, with a remaining $8.2 million.

How much money has Tyrod Taylor made?
Tyrod Taylor, #5 of the Buffalo Bills, runs with the ball during a game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on December 24, 2017, in Foxboro, Massachusetts. Photo by Adam Glanzman.
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How much money has Tyrod Taylor made? Despite having a slimmer resume compared to most high football earners, Di'allo has been a tried and true performer as a reserve quarterback for each team he played in.

The ProFootballNetwork estimates his total career earnings at $59 million as of 2023. Here is a summary of Tyrod Taylor's salary and contract details.


Contract period

Total amount

Signing bonus

Average annual salary

Baltimore Ravens

2011 - 2014

$2.1 million



Buffalo Bills

2015 - 2016

2017 - 2018

$3.35 million

$30.5 million


$7 million

$1,1 million

$15.25 million

Los Angeles Chargers

2019 - 2020

$11 million

$5 million

$5.5 million

Houston Texans


$12.5 million

$2.5 million

$5.5 million

New York Giants

2022 - 2024

$11 million

$4.2 million

$5.5 million

What is Tyrod Taylor's net worth?

Sources reveal that the New York Giant's reserve QB, who is an investor at Dapper Labs, is worth between $1.6 million. Although his performance has been called into question in recent years, Tyrod Taylor's net worth in 2023 placed him at the top of the highest-paid athlete lists.

Di'allo has put a lid on his business dealings and returns despite the fame. At the time of writing, details of cars and houses owned by Tyrod Taylor have yet to be revealed.

Tyrod Taylor's net worth is an inspiring figure for up-and-coming reserve players. However, the frequency of his appearance on the field as a backup quarterback has made his income the subject of critics.

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Ciku Njuguna
Ciku Njuguna is a journalist with 3 year’s experience in content creation based in Kenya. She currently covers sports personnel as well as team biographies.