Erik Kramer net worth: Former American football quarterback, William Erik Kramer has a net worth of $5 million.
Born on November 6, 1964 in Encino, California, William Erik Krammer attended John Burroughs High School and moved to Los Angeles Pierce College. He played as a quarterback there but transferred to North Carolina State University, where he gained more exposure and finished a successful college football career.
Despite not being drafted in an NFL team, he played for the Atlanta Flacons as a replacement player in 1987 and spent time with the Calgary Stampeders in CFL. Kramer returned to NFL in 1991 as a surprise starter for Detroit Lions and played 13 games to take the team to 12-4 record which was also their first playoff victory since 1950s.
Nicknamed ‘Brass’ and often termed ‘Brass Balls’, Kramer was quite successful for the Detroit team but failed to keep his starting position after the return of Rodney Peete and Andre Ware. He moved to Chicago Bears as a free agent in 1994 and spent five years there where he was high productive. He holds the Bears’ single season record for passing yards (3,838) and touchdown passes (29).
Kramer then went on to play for San Diego Chargers in 1999 offseason, but retired from the game because of a neck injury. He played a total of 13 NFL seasons in his career and shifted to sports Broadcasting. Currently working for the FSN Detroit, he is a color commentator for the Chicago Bears today. Kramer frequently writes personal blogs for playerpress.com and erikkramerpass.com where he writes about his former career and discusses current events.
Erik Kramer’s son Griffen was found dead alongside a senior at Thousand Oaks High School in 2011 while Kramer himself survived a self-inflicted gunshot in a suicide attempt in 2015. Talking about Kramer’s earning, he was on a $2.7 million contract while with Bears and is currently believed to have an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Quick facts about Erik Kramer
Full Name: Erik Kramer
Profession: Former NFL Player (Quarterback)
Height: 6 ft 1 in
Weight: 200 lbs
Date of Birth: November 6, 1964
Place of Birth: Encino, California
Education: North Carolina State University
Marital status: Divorced (Marshawn Kramer)