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Travis Kelce Net Worth 2024: A Star On and Off the Field

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Travis Kelce has become a household name in the U.S. for his success as an NFL player. With three Super Bowl trophies to his name, the Kansas City Chiefs star is hailed as one of the greatest tight ends of all time. 

Lately, Kelce has also gained popularity for his relationship with pop superstar Taylor Swift.

At 34 years old, Kelce is one of the top-paid tight ends in the NFL. Though his net worth is nowhere near that of his pop star girlfriend, he has built a fortune that is estimated to be worth $50 million

Facts about Travis Kelce

NameTravis Kelce
Birth dateOctober 5, 1989
Net Worth$50 Million
BirthplaceWestlake, Ohio
EducationUniversity of Cincinnati
Known forOne of NFL’s Greatest tight ends
Marital statusUnmarried, but dating popstar Taylor Swift

Travis Kelce net worth

Fortune estimated Kelce’s net worth to be worth $30 million in October 2022 and $40 million one year later. As of April 2024, his net worth was estimated to be worth $50 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Kelce’s net worth primarily stems from his substantial contract with the Kansas City Chiefs and lucrative endorsement deals.

Following the Chiefs’ 2020 Super Bowl win, Kelce signed a four-year extension to his contract worth $57.25 million and $28 million in guarantees. After Kelce’s third Super Bowl victory in February 2024, he signed a further two-year extension worth $34.25 million, making him the highest-paid tight end in the NFL.

Over the years, Kelce has bagged endorsement deals with leading global brands, including Walgreens, McDonald’s, Nike, Tide, Papa John’s, T-Mobile, Old Spice, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Sleep Number.

In 2023, he also made a substantial sum of money from appearing in national spots for DirecTV, Pfizer, Experian, Campbell’s Soup, State Farm, Bud Light, and the NFL’s Extra Points Visa credit card. 

As of December 11, 2023, he had appeared in more commercials during NFL games than any other celebrity, according to iSpot.

Kelce is also making money from his hosting and acting roles. In March 2023, he hosted Saturday Night Live and is also set to host the game show Are You Smarter Than a Celebrity? He also bagged a role in Ryan Murphy‘s upcoming FX series, Grotesquerie.

In addition, Kelce is making some extra money from his podcast, New Heights, which he co-hosts with his brother Jason. It is currently one of the most popular sports podcasts on the internet.

Early life

Kelce was born on October 5, 1989 in Westlake, Ohio. His parents, Ed and Donna, were athletes, while his elder brother Jason Kelce is an NFL player as well.

Travis was a quarterback in high school. Several high-profile colleges wanted him, but he chose the University of Cincinnati. In 2010, he failed a drug test, resulting in a one-year suspension.

When Kelce joined the team the following year, he shifted from quarterback to tight end and had a breakout senior year in 2012. This put him in the spotlight and kickstarted his career as an athlete. 

NFL career

Kelce was first selected by the Chiefs in the 2013 NFL draft. At the time, many questioned the pick because of Kelce’s drug suspension, but Chiefs head coach Andy Reid asked elder brother Jason to vouch for his younger brother.

Though Kelce made his NFL debut in 2013, he played just one game that season due to a knee injury. He made a comeback the following season and scored his first NFL touchdown in the third game. In the same season, he registered four more touchdowns and 862 receiving yards.

In 2015, Kelce was named to his first Pro Bowl, and he soon found a spot among the top NFL players. In each season from 2016 to 2022, he had over 1,000 receiving yards, including 1,229 in the 2019 season and 1,416 in the 2020 season.

Kelce faced his brother, Jason, at Super Bowl LVII in February 2023, when the Chiefs played the Philadephia Eagles. The Chiefs won the game 38–35, with a notable performance from Travis, who caught six passes for 81 yards and one touchdown.

Awards and achievements

Here is a brief rundown of Kelce’s most notable awards and achievements:

  • Most receptions by any tight end in their first 10 seasons (814 catches)
  •  35 regular-season games with 100 or more receiving yards
  • Four-time All-Pro and nine-time Pro Bowl selection
  • More post-season receptions (156) than any player in the league’s history
  • Most receiving yards in a season by a tight end (1416) in history
  • Most 1000-yard seasons by any tight-end (seven)
  • Leader for receiving yards (11,328).

Kelce and Taylor Swift

Kelce’s relationship with pop sensation Taylor Swift has been public for some time now. Swift attended severalChiefs games in 2023, while the star footballer attended her concert in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Though there is little public information on how the two met, Swift briefly talked about their relationship during a December 2023 interview with Time magazine.

This all started when Travis very adorably put me on blast on his podcast, which I thought was metal as hell. We started hanging out right after that,” she said.

It’s reasonable to assume that Swift has played some part in boosting Kelce’s net worth. A report from Bloomberg’s Screentime newsletter in November 2023 noted that Kelce’s podcast gained 350,000 new subscribers on YouTube in a month following their initial dating rumors.

What does Kelce spend his money on?

Kelce has been open about his finances, including how he spends his money. Based on past interviews and public appearances, Kelce’s outgoings include the following:

  •  Kelce is passionate about sneakers and owns over 300 pairs, including the Dior Air Jordan 1s priced at $20,000, the Air Mage Marty McFly pair costing $10,000, and Nike’s “Green Lobster” Dunk Low worth $1,495
  • The star footballer has an enviable car collection that is worth $1.4 million. He has nine cars, including the Rolls Royce Ghost ($400,000), 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle ($149,000), Aston Martin Vantage ($146,986), Land Rover Range Rover GMC ($150,000), Mercedes-AMG G63 ($179,000); GMC Hummer ($80,000), Cadillac Escalade ($84,000) and GMC Terrain SUV ($31,995)
  • Kelce is seen as a style icon for menswear and has an exquisite wardrobe, which includes expensive suits, watches, bags, and jewelry
  • He has also invested in real estate, including a $6 million mansion in Kansas and a condo in Florida.

Kelce’s business ventures

Kelce is also known for his business acumen. Over the years, he has made several investments, including:

  •  Hot sauce brand Cholula(Kelce likely made a massive profit when food giant McCormick acquired it for $800 million in 2020)
  •  Formula One racing team, Alpine
  •  Home rowing machine startup, Hydrow
  •  Tequila brand, Casa Azul
  • Truck accessories company, RealTruck
  • Menswear brand Indochino
  • Sports lifestyle and entertainment content platform, PlayersTV.

In addition to the above investments, Kelce has founded and co-founded several of his own companies, including his own athleisure clothing brand Tru Kolors, in 2019.

In 2019, Kelce helped launch a nutritional supplement brand, Hilo Gummies, acting as its chief of performance. In 2021, he also announced a co-ownership in Club Car Wash, which was rebranded to Club Car Wash in 2019.

Most recently, Kelce, along with Chiefs teammate Patrick Mahomes, ventured into the high-end dining sector with 1587 Prime Steakhouse. The steakhouse is named after their jersey numbers (15 and 87), and is set to open in early 2025, likely to coincide with next season’s playoffs.


How much is Travis Kelce paid?

Travis Kelce is presently the highest-paid tight end in the NFL. Kansas City Chiefs adjusted his existing contract, giving him a raise to $34.25 million for the coming two seasons.

Who makes more money, Travis Kelce or Taylor Swift?

Taylor Swift makes more money than Travis Kelce, whose net worth was estimated to be $50 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Swift’s net worth, on the other hand, is estimated to be $1.1 billion, according to Forbes.

Who is the highest paid NFL player?

With $55 million per season, the Cincinnati Bengals’ Joe Burrow is considered to be the highest-paid NFL player.

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