KEY POINTS

  • Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has an estimated $40 million net worth 
  • The star athlete's deal with the Cowboys is worth $160 million
  • Prescott's Walk-On's investment gives him co-ownership in some branches

Rayne Dakota “Dak” Prescott is an American football player who is the quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League. The star player is also included on the list of highest paid athletes in the world.

The Cowboys star ranked number four on the list of highest paid athletes in the world with an income of $107.5 million between May 2020 and May 2021. He is one of only four athletes worldwide to have reached an income of at least $100 million, as per Forbes. The overall earnings include base salaries, prize money and bonuses.

The quarterback is currently signed with the Cowboys for four years with a contract that is worth $160 million, an average annual salary of $40 million and a signing bonus of $66 million as of June 21, 2021, according to Spotrac. Throughout his five-season career between 2016 and 2020, Prescott has earned a total of more than $36 million. Prescott’s contract also gives him a guaranteed $126 million.

The quarterback has an estimated net worth of $40 million. His contract and earnings with the Cowboys make him the highest paid NFL player of 2021 with the highest signing bonus in the history of the league, Celebrity Net Worth noted.

The 27-year-old quarterback also earned more than $50 million in 2019 from insurance policies and various endorsement deals, including those he did with Campbell’s Chunky Soup, 7-Eleven, New Era caps, Pepsi, Citi and Oikos, according to Fox Business.

In May 2021, Prescott made a deal to invest in four Walk-On’s casual dining in Texas, Forbes reported. The agreement gave the star quarterback a 20% stake at the sports-themed bar and eatery. The NFL player will have co-ownership of Walk-On branches found in Dallas, Fort Worth and Waco areas, as per CNBC.

Prescott joins former New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, who has co-ownership of the parent company, Walk-On’s Enterprises. However, the worth of the deal was not immediately made available.

During a Monday Zoom interview, Prescott revealed he felt a “genuine connection” with Walk-On’s because the company is based in his home state, Louisiana. The quarterback said during his childhood, he grew up eating at Walk-On’s.

Dak Prescott Dak Prescott of the Dallas Cowboys could end up losing one of his dogs, Icon, if he is classified as a dangerous dog. Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys walks off the field after the NFC Divisional Playoff game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on January 12, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. The Rams defeated the Cowboys 30-22. Photo: Getty Images/Sean M. Haffey