Christian Ponder

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NFL Player (1988)
Fri Mar 27 2020
By   Manish Khanal

American Football is one of the most loved sports around the world. People are the globe tune in to the Channel whenever they get the time to watch it. Christian Ponder must not be a new name to those who are used to watching American Football. 

Christian Ponder was born as Christian Andrew Ponder on February 25, 1988, at Dallas, Texas. Christian is the son of David Ponder. He comes from a family who plays American Football; his father also played the NFL League back in the mid-1980s. Christian started his career from Minnesota Vikings in the 2011 draft.

Relationship Status of Christian Ponder

Christian is living a happy married life, along with his wife and children. With fame and net worth, many people get negative vibes and start engaging in various activities. There have been many records that the players engage in an extra-marital relationship. However, Ponder is not among those. 

Christian Ponder with his family
Image: Christian Ponder along with his wife, Samantha Ponder and his daughter
Source: Superb hub

Christian is married to Samantha Ponder. The couple tied their knot on December 17, 2012, at Hudson, Wisconsin. They had a private wedding. Only a few members from both the family and a few family friends attended the lavish wedding ceremony. Samantha is a ESPN Reporter.

Much about their first meeting is not shared with the public. As per some sources, they had been dating each other for some time before tying their knot in 2012. As both of them come to form similar workplaces, most speculate that they met from their games. Christian started following her after texting her on Twitter. 

Christian and Samantha are the Proud Parents of Three Children

Christian and his wife, Samantha, we're blessed with their first daughter, Bowden Saint-Claire Ponder, two years after the marriage in 2014. Christian had kept the name after his college football coach name, Booby Bowden. The couple welcomed their second children, Robinson True, in June 2017. 

Christian disclosed a happy moment through his twitter page. Then in July 2018, they had another child, Prince. The family of five is living a happy life in New York City. For the job, Samantha keeps traveling to Arizona.

Net Worth and Salary of Christian Ponder

Christian Ponder has an estimated net worth of $5 Million. He credits most of his net worth to his successful career in the NFL. He signed a $10 Million Contract with Minnesota Vikings in 2011. Former NFL Player,Rob Bironas had a net worth of $12 Million

Christian Ponder in the NFL
Image: Christian Ponder along with Minnesota Vikings in 2012
Source: Bleacher Report

As per the reports, Christian has a annual salary of $2 Million. He played with the team for three seasons. He then played for Oakland Raiders in 2015, signing the deal of $1.5 Million. Then the following year, He signed an $800,000 contract with San Francisco 49ers. 

In addition, Christian's Wife, Samantha, has a net worth of $13 Million which is similar to Karly Skladany. She has been earning a hefty sum through her successful career of  which is similar to working in the ESPN Network. As per the reports, she earns more than $5 million annually. 

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