Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles has just won his first Super Bowl, but how much is he worth?
By Suren Prasad
Born to fitness instructor Melissa and restaurateur Larry Foles in Austin, Texas on January 20, 1989, Nicholas Edward Foles began playing American football and basketball at Westlake High School, breaking most of the school football records and winning team MVP honours twice in basketball.
Graduating school in 2007, Foles played for Michigan State and made his pro-debut in his 2008 freshman season with the University of Arizona. In 2011, he stood first in the Pac-12 Conference and fifth among all NCAA Division I FBS players. In terms of total passing yardage, Foles was second in the Pac-12.
Earning a Communication degree from the University of Arizona (2012), Foles signed a four-year deal with NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles.
During the 2013 Pro Bowl season, in October, Foles led the Eagles to victory against Tampa Bay Buccaneers, making four touchdowns and completing 22 of 31 passes for 296 yards. He was voted NFC Player of the Week for his performance.
The season’s third start against Oakland Raiders saw Foles score seven touchdowns (tying with six others), and with zero interceptions (tying with two others). A perfect passer rating of 158.3 earned him his second NFC Offensive Player of the Week award alongside the “NFL Greatness on the Road”.
Against Green Bay Packers in the regular season, Foles recorded a passer rating of 149.3; NFL’s first quarterback to post passer ratings over 149 in successive weeks.
Helping the Eagles to a resounding win against Washington Redskins in week 11 got Foles the NFC Player of the Month award for November 2013.
Foles also broke Michael Vick’s 2010 team record for most passes without interception (224) by scoring 233. He also recorded 19 touchdown passes without an interception to start a season, one less than Peyton Manning’s record 20.
The quarterback led the Eagles to triumph over Dallas Cowboys in the season finale, marking their first NFC East division title win in three years, for which Foles was awarded the Pro Bowl Offensive MVP—plus a new GMC truck.
The 2013 regular season saw Foles with the best TD-INT ratio in NFL history, beating Tom Brady’s 2010 posting of 36/4, and his passer rating of 119.0 is NFL’s third best—behind Aaron Rodgers’ 122.5 (2011) and Peyton Manning’s 121.1 (2004).
Foles’ 2014 Pro Bowl season ended with a broken collarbone in week nine, with only a franchise record of 36 completions in a game (in week eight) to show for.
In March 2015, Foles was traded to St. Louis Rams, after which he signed a two-year, $24.5 million extension deal with them in August.
A troubled season saw him quit the Rams in July 2016 and sign up with Kansas City Chiefs for a $1.75 million one-year deal in August.
Foles later returned to the Eagles in March 2017 on a two-year deal, before leading them to a Super Bowl in 2018.
The NFL star married Tori Moore—younger sister of former NFL tight end Evan Moore. Their first child, Lily James was born on June 16, 2017.
He owns a $2.7 million home in Newport Beach, California.