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Since Malcolm Butler has returned home after hearing that he has struck an agreement with the New England Patriots, the topic of how much money the Super Bowl XLIX MVP is worth has come up again.

Butler was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi on March 2, 1990. He attended Vicksburg High School and then went on to attend the University of West Alabama, where he competed in the National Collegiate Athletic Association competition at the Division 2 level in 2012 and earned 49 tackles, 43 solos, and five interceptions.

Malcolm Butler
Malcolm Butler

Both in 2013 and 2014, he was recognized as a Beyond Sports Network All-American, and he participated in the Medal of Honor Bowl that same year.

Butler went undrafted but was invited to the New England Patriots rookie minicamp on the recommendation of his coach, Chan Gailey.

Buttler caught the attention of the NFL in his first year, and he went on to become the Patriots’ hero by making a goal-line interception in the final seconds of Super Bowl XLIX against the Seattle Seahawks, propelling New England to a 28-24 victory.

Butler played for the Patriots for four seasons and won two Super Bowls during that time. He then moved on to the Titans of Tennessee, where he spent the next three years of his career.

Butler played for the Titans for three years and 42 games before joining the Arizona Cardinals for training camp and preseason. Butler retired after the season ended for personal reasons.

Malcolm Butler Contract and Salary

Including a $500,000 signing bonus, $750,000 in guarantees, and an average annual salary of $2,500,000, Malcolm Butler agreed to a two-year, $5,000,000 deal with the New England Patriots.

Butler will make $1,240,000 in basic pay, $500,000 in signing bonuses, $510,000 in roster bonuses, and $250,000 in workout bonuses in 2022. He will also have a $2,200,000 cap hit.

Malcolm Butler Net Worth

Although Malcolm Butler’s overall earnings during his eight-season NFL career exceed $44.7 million, his estimated net worth in 2022 is between $2 million and $5 million.