Sauce Gardner Net Worth

Sauce Gardner is an American professional football cornerback for the New York Jets in the NFL. He was the No. 4 overall pick by the Jets in the 2022 NFL Draft.

He became the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year in his first season. Gardner played college football at Cincinnati.

Here we bring Sauce Gardner’s net worth, contract, salary, career earnings, biography, girlfriend, and more.

About Sauce Gardner

Ahmad “Sauce” Gardner was born on August 31, 2000, in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. He grew up in Detroit and attended the Martin Luther King Jr. Senior High School in Detroit.

Gardner took the nickname “Sauce”, from a youth football coach at age six due to his ability on the field.

College Career

Sauce Gardner played college football at Cincinnati from 2019-2021. Gardner was a magnificent player in college football, being First-team All-ACC three times (2019-2021).

He was also named the ACC Defensive Player of the Year in 2021 and was a Consensus All-American (2021).

As a junior in 2021, he played in 13 games, recording 40 tackles and three interceptions. He entered the 2022 NFL Draft.

Professional Career

Sauce Gardner was the 4th overall pick by the New York Jets in the 2022 NFL Draft. He had an amazing rookie season in the NFL.

Gardner started in all 17 games as a rookie. He finished with 75 total tackles (51 solo), two interceptions, and 20 passes defended. His 20 passes defended led the league.

Gardner won the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award and was also named a first-team All-Pro, becoming the first rookie cornerback to achieve the honor since Ronnie Lott in 1981.

Sauce Gardner’s Net Worth and Salary

2022 NFL Draft 4th overall Sauce Gardner’s net worth is $15 million.

Gardner’s prime sources of earnings are his football contract and sponsorship deals. His average annual salary is $8.36 million for the Jets.


In 2022, Gardner signed a four-year rookie contract with the New York Jets worth $33,450,801, fully guaranteed. The contract came with a signing bonus of $21,507,856.

Career Earnings

The Jets Cornerback Sauce Gardner has played one season in the NFL.

As of writing, his career earnings are $22,212,856, only from football salaries.

Year Team Earnings 
2022 Jets $22,212,856

Personal Info

Full Name Ahmad Sauce Gardner
Nickname Sauce
Current Club New York Jets
NFL Draft 2022, Round 1, Pick 4
Position Cornerback
Shirt No. 1
Date of Birth August 31, 2000
Age 22
Height 191 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 200 pounds
Birthplace Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Nationality American
College Cincinnati (2019-2021)
Net Worth $15 million
Relationship Status Unknown/Single
Instagram @saucegardner


Cornerback Gardner appears to be single. He doesn’t share information about his love life. He is focused on his NFL career.


Born on August 31, 2000, he is 22 years old.


He is 191 cm (6 ft 3 in).


He is 200 pounds (91 kg).


  • NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year (2022)
  • First-team All-Pro (2022)
  • Pro Bowl (2022)
  • PFWA All-Rookie Team (2022)
  • AAC Defensive Player of the Year (2021)
  • Consensus All-American (2021)
  • 3× first-team All-AAC (2019–2021)

NFL Stats

[As of 2022]

Tackles 75
Pass Deflections 20
Interceptions 2

FAQs About Sauce Gardner

What is Sauce Gardner’s Net Worth?

In 2023, his net worth is $15 million.

Which college did he play for?


How much is his rookie contract worth for the Jets?

Four-year $33,450,801.

What is his shirt no.?

He wears No. 1 for the Jets.

Who was the No. 4 overall in the 2022 NFL Draft?

Sauce Gardner.

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