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A.J. McCarron is an American professional football quarterback who plays for the XFL’s St. Louis BattleHawks. He was also honored with the Maxwell, Johnny Unitas Golden Arm, and Kellen Moore Awards, and he previously spent eight seasons in the National Football League (NFL).
A.J. McCarron is best known for consecutively winning the 3 BCS National Championship Games in 2010, 2012, and 2013 with Alabama, and he has an estimated net worth of about $5 million as of 2023. This net worth is based on his earnings as an NFL quarterback and his contracts, bonuses, and endorsements.
Read on to learn more about A.J. McCarron’s biography, personal life, career, family, net worth, and everything else you want to know.
A.J. McCarron Wiki & Biography
Raymond Anthony “A. J.” McCarron Jr., known as A.J. McCarron was born September 13, 1990, in Mobile, Alabama, United States of America, to Dee Dee Bonner and Tony McCarron, A.J. McCarron’s age is 21 Years Old as of 2023. He also has a younger brother named Corey McCarron, who formerly played tight end at Alabama but transferred to play fullback at Middle Tennessee State.
He attended Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School from kindergarten to fourth grade before transferring to St. Paul’s Episcopal School to complete his high school education. A.J. Mc Carron proceeded to the University of Alabama for his undergraduate studies.
A.J. McCarron had an unpleasant incident when he was five; he had a jet-ski accident where he was severely injured and almost claimed his life. Also, he started playing football at a young age; he first played football at Trimmier Park and then at Langan Park in Mobile.
|Full Name/Real Name||Raymond Anthony “A. J.” McCarron Jr.|
|Nick Name/Stage Name||A. J. McCarron|
|Birth Place||Mobile, Alabama|
|Birthday||September 13, 1990|
|Net worth||$5 Million|
|Height (How Tall)||1.91m|
|Currently Lives In||Mobile, Alabama|
|College||University of Alabama|
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A.J. McCarron Family, Brother, Wife & Relationship
A.J. McCarron’s parents are Tony McCarron, the father, and Deedee Bonner, the mother. Tony McCarron works in the Mobile Fire-Rescue Department and recruits for Mobile Police and Fire; he was formerly a builder, and Deedee Bonner worked in banking.
A.J. McCarron also has a brother, Corey McCarron, who plays football. He currently plays for the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders.
A.J. McCarron is married to Katherine Webb, a model, beauty queen, and television personality. In 2012, she won the Miss Alabama USA beauty pageant and appeared on the BCS National Championship broadcast in 2013.
Two years into their relationship, in the Beach Club restaurant in Gulf Shores, Alabama, A.J McCarron got down on one knee and proposed to his lover, Katherine Webb, in March 2014 with a sparkling diamond ring he designed himself. Katherine Webb shared pictures on her Twitter page posing with her future groom, showing off her ring.
A.J. McCarron got married to Katherine in 2014, and they married the same year in orange beach, Alabama. The couples have three sons together, Raymond Anthony McCarron III, Cash Carter, and Gunnar Cruz, and they are happily living together as a family.
|Father Name||Tony McCarron|
|Mother Name||Deedee Bonner|
|Brother Name||Corey McCarron|
A.J. McCarron is a handsome, charming young man with a dashing personality. He has a captivating look with a sporty muscular body type and an attractive physique with impressive body measurements.
A.J. McCarron is 6 feet 3 inches tall and has a body weight of about 100kg. He has short dark brown hair, which slightly covers his body, and a mesmerizing dark brown eye.
A.J. McCarron has tattoos on his chest showing his Catholic roots. The tattoos cover his chest, from his shoulder to his neckline, approaching his elbow to the lower part of his breast.
A.J McCarron started his career at a very young age in High School where he played quarterback at St. Paul’s Episcopal School. He played college football for the University of Alabama from 2010 to 2013, winning three BCS National Championships and being named MVP of the 2013 BCS National Championship Game.
He started to gain recognition as an outstanding player at the University of Alabama, where he led the Crimson Tide to two national championships and earned numerous accolades, including the Maxwell Award and a Heisman Trophy finalist nod.
After college, A.J. McCarron was drafted 164 overall by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He spent the 2014 season as the backup quarterback but was given the starting job in 2015 and 2016 before he was traded to the Buffalo Bills. In 2018, he signed with the Buffalo Bills, where he started in three games.
A.J. McCarron has also played for several other NFL teams, including the Oakland Raiders and Houston Texans. He signed with the Oakland Raiders and started in three games in 2018, but was released at the end of the season, then moved to Houston Texans in 2019, and 2020, he re-signed with the Texans, later proceeded to Deshaun Watson before signing with the Atlanta Falcons in 2021.
Achievement and Awards
A.J. McCarron has received several awards and honors during his football career, and his achievements include winning three BCS National Championships while playing for the University of Alabama and being named the MVP of the 2013 BCS National Championship Game
He was named the Maxwell Award winner (given to the nation’s top college football player) and the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award winner (given to the nation’s top senior quarterback) in 2013. In 2017, he helped the Bills reach the playoffs for the first time in 17 years.
A.J McCarron Net Worth & Salary
As of 2023, A.J. McCarron has an estimated net worth of about $5 million. He has gained most of his wealth from his successful career as a professional football player, based on his earnings, including his contracts, bonuses, and endorsements.
A.J. McCarron signed a four-year deal with the Bengals for $2.4 million in 2014. In 2018, he signed a two-year, $10 million contract with the Oakland Raiders, and in 2020, he re-signed with the Houston Texans for a one-year, $4 million contract.
Another source of A.J. McCarron’s earnings are from endorsement deals. He has collaborated with Jack’s (fast food chain) and appears in the commercial for its Southern Fried Chicken Sandwich, which has since evolved into one of the best Southern legacy fast-food restaurants.
During the 2020 NFL season, McCarron played as a backup quarterback for the Houston Texans and earned a base salary of $1.05 million. In 2019, he played for the Oakland Raiders and had a base salary of $1.8 million.
In previous seasons, McCarron played for the Cincinnati Bengals, where his salary varied based on his contract and playing time.