Budda Baker plays football professionally. He participates for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. He serves as a safety on the field. He is 88 kg and 1.78 m tall. At Bellevue High School, he participated in both football and track. He was a four-star recruit and one of the top safeties in his class as a senior, earning him the Seattle Times High School Athlete of the Year award.
He participated in collegiate football for the Washington Huskies at the University of Washington. As a true freshman in 2014, he participated in all 14 of the games and started all of them, recording 80 tackles, one interception, and one sack. He made the decision to pursue the 2017 NFL Draft following his junior year. During the 2017 NFL Draft’s second round, the Arizona Cardinals selected Baker.
With the Cardinals, he signed a four-year, $6.83 million contract in May 2017 that had a $3.88 million guarantee and a $3.10 million signing bonus. He became the highest-paid safety in NFL history at the time after agreeing to a four-year, $59 million contract with the Cardinals in August 2020. Baker received the NFC Defensive Player of the Week award for his efforts in Week 6. He played in all 17 of the games he started in the 2021 football season, compiling stats such as 98 tackles, two sacks, seven passes defended, and three interceptions.
Budda Baker Contract
The Arizona Cardinals signed him to a four-year, $59 million contract in 2020.
Budda Baker Salary
Per his contract with the Cardinals, he earns an annual salary of $14.75 million.
Budda Baker Net Worth
Baker has a net worth of $5 million.