Jared Allen net worth, bio, career, girlfriend

Jared Allen is a professional football player born April 3, 1982 in Dallas, Texas, the United States. He was named Defensive Player of the Year and First Team All-League at the Los Gatos High School, where he started his playing career.

He had racked up 96 tackles, 12 sacks, five forced fumbles, and five fumble recoveries.

Allen played for the football team known as the Idaho State Bengals. There, he won the Buck Buchanan Award in 2003. He also received multiple honours, including Second-team Division 1-AA All-American and Honorable Mention All-Big Sky.

Allen was picked by the Kansas City Chiefs with the 126th overall selection in the fourth round during the 2004 NFL Draft.

At the 2007 Pro Bowl, he was chosen to start as the defensive end.
In 2008, following his time with the group, he was traded to the Minnesota Vikings.
While a member of the Vikings, he broke the team record for regular season sacks, consecutive sack games, and safeties in a season.

In 2012, Allen ranked 13th among the top 100 players in the NFL.
He played for the Chicago Bears in 2014.

Early Life

Allen who was born in Dallas, Texas, grew up on a horse ranch in Morgan Hill, California.

Allen spent his first two years of high school at Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill and later transferred to Los Gatos High School for his senior year.

Numerous sports scholarship offers had already been withdrawn from Allen, including one from the University of Washington, to which he had previously verbally committed.

Personal Life

Jared and his wife Amy Johnson tied the knot in 2010, and in 2011, the union was blessed with a daughter named Brinley Noelle Allen.

Currently, the family lives in Chanhassen, Minnesota.


The former American football player featured in the National Football League for a total of 11 seasons. Later, in the fourth round of the NFL Draft in 2004, the Kansas City Chiefs selected him.

He also played for the Chicago Bears and the Minnesota Vikings.

It was until 2015, he finally ended his career with the Carolina Panthers.

Jared Allen recorded three touchdowns, 13 forced fumbles, three interceptions, 250 tackles, 38.5 sacks, 73 stops for losses, seven fumble recoveries, 26 pass deflections, and one blocked kick by the end of his college career.

After being selected in the first round by the Chiefs in 2004, he played 15 games in his first campaign. He started 10 of them, and finished with 9 sacks on 31 tackles.

Jared played in a total of 16 games.
He started 15 of them, and finished the season with 55 tackles, 11 sacks, 5 passes defended, 6 forced fumbles, and 2 fumble recoveries.

In his 16 games played in 2006, Jared recorded 77 tackles, 7.5 sacks, 1 interception, 10 passes defended, 5 forced fumbles, and 6 fumble recoveries.


On May 21, 2007, he accepted the Chiefs’ $2.35 million one-year tender offer, but as a restricted free agent.

On April 22, 2008, the Chiefs traded Jared to the Minnesota Vikings along with two third-round picks, a first-round pick, and other draft picks.

The Vikings later signed Allen to a lucrative six-year, $72.36 million contract.
This achievement was recorded at the time as the largest defensive player contract in NFL history.

Jared Allen was named First-Team All-Pro in 2008.

This was after compiling 54 tackles, 14.5 sacks, 3 passes defended, 3 forced fumbles, and 2 enforced safeties.

He was also chosen for his second Pro Bowl. He played for the team for just six seasons.

In 2011, Allen set a franchise record with 22 sacks, which is still in effect.

Net Worth

Jared Allen net worth is estimated to be close to $58 million.

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