Andrew Van Ginkel

Andrew Van Ginkel is an American football linebacker for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). Born on July 1, 1995, in Rock Valley, Iowa, he played college football at South Dakota before transferring to Wisconsin. He was drafted by the Dolphins in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Draft.

Here you can follow Andrew Van Ginkel’s net worth, salary, career earnings, contract, stats, relationship status, and more.

About Andrew Van Ginkel

Andrew Van Ginkel was born on July 1, 1995, in Rock Valley, Iowa. He attended Rock Valley Community High School, where he played football for the Nighthawks, a consolidated team shared with Boyden–Hull High School, as a quarterback.

College Career

Van Ginkel began his college career at the University of South Dakota, where he played as a defensive end. However, he transferred to Iowa Western Community College following his freshman year due to the retirement of head coach Joe Glenn.

At Iowa Western, Van Ginkel continued to play as a defensive end. He later transferred to the University of Wisconsin and played as a linebacker for two seasons.

NFL Career

Van Ginkel was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round, 151st overall, of the 2019 NFL Draft.

He was placed on injured reserve on September 6, 2019, but was designated for return from injured reserve on November 13, 2019, and began practicing with the team again. He was activated on November 20, 2019.

On November 1, 2020, against the Los Angeles Rams, Van Ginkel recovered a fumble lost by Jared Goff and returned it for a 78-yard touchdown during the 28–17 win. This was the second-longest fumble return in the Dolphins’ team history. 

In Week 11 against the Denver Broncos, Van Ginkel forced a fumble on running back Melvin Gordon at the goal line which was recovered by the Dolphins during the 20–13 loss.

On March 23, 2023, Van Ginkel re-signed with the Dolphins on a one-year contract. Throughout his career, Van Ginkel has been a critical contributor to the Dolphins’ defense, recording 4.5 sacks and two forced fumbles.

Andrew Van Ginkel’s Net Worth in 2023

As of 2023, Andrew Van Ginkel has a net worth of approximately $5 Million.

The Dolphins linebacker’s prime sources of earnings are his NFL salaries, endorsements, and sponsorship deals.

Contract and Salary

Van Ginkel signed a 4-year contract with the Miami Dolphins, worth $2,830,780, including a $310,780 signing bonus, $310,780 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $707,695. 

In 2022, Van Ginkel earned a base salary of $2,540,000, while carrying a cap hit of $2,617,695 and a dead cap value of $77,695.

Career Earnings

Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Incentive Earnings
2019 Miami Dolphins $419,291 $310,780 $730,070
2020 Miami Dolphins $675,000 $455,750 $1,130,750
2021 Miami Dolphins $850,000 $850,000
2022 Miami Dolphins $2,540,000 $2,540,000
2023 Miami Dolphins $1,510,000 $750,000 $340,000 $50,000 $2,650,000



Van Ginkel has endorsement deals with Frosted Frog Coolers and Clay Gully Outfitters.

Personal Details

Full name Andrew Van Ginkel
Birth date July 1, 1995
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Birthplace Rock Valley, Iowa, U.S.
Nationality American
Current net worth $5 Million
Relationship status Married
Wife Samantha Van Ginkel
Instagram profile @van_ginkel



Van Ginkel is married to Samantha Van Ginkel. Samantha and Andrew started dating when they were teenagers and got married on February 15, 2020, after a decade-long relationship.

The couple has two children. They welcomed their first child, a boy named Leo Barrett, on July 8, 2021. Samantha revealed in a photo on July 13, 2021, that Leo was born at 8:02 p.m., weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz., and measured 20.5 inches long. The couple announced their second pregnancy on August 15, 2022, with a due date in February 2023.

Andrew Van Ginkel wife Samantha
Source: Instagram

How Old is Andrew Van Ginkel?

As of November 1, 2023, Andrew Van Ginkel is 28 years old.

How tall is he?

Van Ginkel stands 6 feet 4 inches tall (1.93 meters).

What is his nationality?

He is American.

NFL Career Stats

Year Team Games Played Total Tackles Solo Tackles Assisted Tackles Sacks Passes Defended Interceptions Touchdowns Yards Longest Yard Fumbles Forced Fumbles Recovered
2023 Miami Dolphins 8 28 15 13 4 2 0 0 23 23 0 1
2022 Miami Dolphins 17 39 22 17 0.5 2 1 0 23 23 0 0
2021 Miami Dolphins 17 58 40 18 4 7 0 0 0 0 1 0
2020 Miami Dolphins 16 43 26 17 5.5 4 0 0 0 0 3 1
2019 Miami Dolphins 6 13 11 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
TOTAL 64 181 114 67 15 15


Wrapping Up: Andrew Van Ginkel’s Net Worth

Andrew Van Ginkel is a talented and dedicated football player who has made significant contributions to the Miami Dolphins. His journey from high school football to the NFL is a testament to his hard work and determination. He has accumulated a net worth of $5 million.

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