Josh Dobbs is an American Football player who represents the Minnesota Vikings in the National Football League (NFL). Recently, he created history by becoming the first quarterback in the history of the NFL to amass consecutive three-touchdown games for different franchises.
He is a star in the making with a fruitful career in terms of both popularity and wealth. Currently, he has a net worth of $3 Million.
So far, he has represented 7 franchises in the league including Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans. Josh Dobbs has also been one of the most talked-about players in the league. One of the reasons behind this is his struggle with alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease.
Profile Summary of Josh Dobbs
|Source of Income||Contract Income and Brand Endorsement|
|Net Worth||$3 Million|
Annual Salary and Contract Income for Josh Dobbs
According to Heavy Sports, the current annual income of Josh Dobbs is $833k. He signed this deal with the Arizona Cardinals before getting traded.
Sportrac, a famous sports finance portal, shared a detailed report on Josh Dobbs’s earnings. This report suggests that Josh Dobbs has earned $7,424,923 before joining the Minnesota Vikings on October 31, 2023.
Dobbs has earned the most i.e. $3,522,065 from the Pittsburgh Steelers because he had two stints with the team. Here is a brief summary of his contracts with different teams so far.
Another major source of Income for Josh Dobbs is brand endorsements. He is currently endorsing brands such as Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, Gatorade, and Bose.
Early Life and Career
Josh Dobbs was born on January 26, 1995, in Alpharetta, Georgia. His father Robert Dobbs is a senior vice president for Wells Fargo. On the other hand, his mother is a retired region manager in the corporate human resources department of the United Parcel Service (UPS).
Dobbs started playing football at the age of 5 years old. He attended Wesleyan School followed by Alpharetta High School in Georgia.
In his final year with the Alpharetta Raiders football team, he showcased his talent by throwing for an impressive 3,625 yards and scoring 29 touchdowns.
His amazing performance impressed both Rivals.com and Scout.com. They gave him a three-star and four-star ratings respectively.
Originally, he was committed to play for Arizona State University. However, in February 2023, he changed his commitment and joined the University of Tennessee.
He got his first chance to play college football in 2013 when star player Justin Worley got injured. After his successful college career, Dobbs was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2017.
Since then, he has been a star player showing great skills including strong arms, and a high football IQ.
|Full Name||Robert Joshua Dobbs|
|Date of birth||January 26, 1995|
|School||Wesleyan School, and Alpharetta High School|
|College||University of Tennessee|
|Education||Major in Aerospace Engineering|
|Nicknames||Astroboy or Passtronaut|
|Height||6 Feet and 3 Inches|
|Weight||190 lbs (86 kg)|
Achievements and Awards
|Member of All-SEC Academic Team||2014, 2015, and 2016|
|Senior Bowl Most Valuable Player (MVP)||2017|
|Manning Award Finalist||2016|
|Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award||2016|
|Tennessee’s record for most passing yards in a single season – 4,174|
|Tennessee’s record for most passing touchdowns in a single season – 37|
Interest in Aerospace Engineering
During his time at the University of Tennessee, Dobbs majored in aerospace engineering. Courtesy of his amazing records as a student, the university presented him with the 2017 Torchbearer Award. This is the highest honor for an undergraduate student at the University of Tennessee.
Another achievement of Dobbs was the perfect 4.0 grade point average and inclusion in the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll. Further highlighting his academic career, he was inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa at Tennessee.
Josh Dubbs’s Girlfriend
Josh Dubbs has been in a relationship with Jocelyn Lara. She is from Chelsea, Massachusetts. They start dating back in 2021. Both Josh and Jocelyn don’t talk much about their love life. However, it is clear that they first met each other at the University of Tennessee.
ASTROrdinary Dobbs Foundation
The Astrordinary Dobbs Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization founded by Josh Dobbs. Through this foundation, Dobbs is doing a lot of charity work. He is also working towards supporting and encouraging youth to do well in their field of interest.
Struggle with alopecia areata
Josh Dobbs was first diagnosed with Alopecia Areata when he was in elementary school. It is an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss.
Today, Josh doesn’t shy away from sharing his experience with this disease. He is a strong advocate for people who are suffering from Alopecia areata. According to Dobbs, he takes inspiration from Charlie Villanueva, a former NBA player who had the same condition.
Josh Dobbs is a religious person. According to him, the day he got baptized and informed the world about it was the most important day in his life. He identifies himself as a part of Team Jesus and wants to remain a part of this team forever.
Social Media Profiles
|ASTROrdinary Dobbs Foundation Website||www.astrordinarydobbsfoundation.org/|
|Official website for Joshua Dobbs Merch||www.astromerchpro.com|
Frequently Asked Questions
No, he is not married yet. Currently, he is dating Jocelyn Lara.
Yes, he has a younger sister named Breanna Dobbs.
Josh Dobbs loves golf. He founded “Fore Athletes” along with Allen Chaney who is a golf player himself.
Yes, he is a millionaire with a net worth of more than $3 Million.