Chris Cutler was born in Santa Claus, Indiana on the 29th of April in 1983 as Jay Christopher. Jay was the starting quarterback for his high school team in Indiana for the next three years. During his final year, his team was undefeated, which was an impressive accomplishment. As a result of their success, they were named 3A state champions in 2015.
The 19 tackles he made as a safe during this time solidified his position on defense as an important one. Cutler was also a standout basketball player and a standout shortstop in baseball, in addition to his football prowess. Jay grew up rooting for the Chicago Bears, who eventually signed him to a contract.
As soon as Jay finished high school, he headed to Nashville, Tennessee, to attend Vanderbilt University there. When it came to college football quarterback starts, Culter broke the school record with 45.
For a freshman, he had the most touchdowns and rushing yards ever recorded at the school. No injuries occurred during this time period, and he played every game without missing a single one.
His final season at Vanderbilt was the most successful of his career. NFL John Lynch bragged about Cutler’s accomplishments with “a bunch of future doctors and lawyers.” after the Bears scored 42 points against the top-ranked Florida Gators at their home stadium (the most points they had ever conceded).
As a Vanderbilt student, Jay worked hard to get a Bachelor of Science degree in Human and Organizational Development in 2005.
The NFL Draft in 2006 marked the beginning of Jay Cutler’s professional career. At 11th overall in this year’s NFL Draft, the Denver Broncos selected him. He was regarded as one of the top quarterbacks available. That deal included $11 million in bonuses and ran for six years for $48 million.
As a backup, Cutler supplanted Jake Plummer as the starting quarterback for the Broncos and led the team to a great start to the season. It became widely accepted that Cutler could one day be as good as Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, after a solid season.
In 2009, Cutler requested to be traded by the Broncos, and he now plays for his old high school team, the Chicago Bears. He signed a two-year deal worth $30 million with the Bears right away.
In his first year in Chicago, he struggled mightily and was sidelined for the majority of the season with a significant injury. A series of further injuries hampered the Bears’ campaign. While still with the organization in 2014, Cutler signed a seven-year deal.
The Bears bought out Cutler’s contract for $2 million and fired him in 2017. The Bears couldn’t handle his poor performances and injuries any longer. It wasn’t long before Jay made the announcement that he was quitting football in order to join Fox Sports as an analyst. However, in August of that year, Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill was gravely injured, leaving the team without a quarterback.
Cutler agreed to a one-year, $10 million contract with the struggling Dolphins. With all the setbacks, including a broken rib and a concussion, Jay played well in his final season, especially when he managed to grab the attention of Tom Brady during a victory over the Patriots Cutler’s retirement was finalized after the completion of the 2017 season.
Kristin Cavallari, a reality TV personality best known for her role in “Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County.” began dating Jay in 2010. After a year of dating, the couple decided to be married. A few months later in 2011, Jay and Kristin decided to call it quits on their engagement.
In 2013, they eventually tied the knot. They had three children together during the course of their partnership. When the year 2020 came around, the pair declared that they were divorcing. The two had “grown apart.” according to Cavalli.
Jay Cutler, a former NFL quarterback from the United States, is worth $30 million. When he and Kristin Cavallari revealed their split and pending separation in April of 2020, this net worth was once twice as much as it is now.
Even though he was widely criticized over his 12-year career in the NFL, Cutler became a vital member of the Chicago Bears. The Miami Dolphins signed Culter for one more season after he first retired and began working as a sportscaster, but he was forced to call it a career in 2017 due to injuries.
Jay Cutler earned a salary of $22.5 million for the 2014-2015 season, making him the highest-paid qb in the NFL. When he played for the Chicago Bears, Jay Cutler was paid $54 million in compensation. In the games he played, his squad had a record of 12-23. Jay earned roughly $120 million in pay during his whole NFL career.
Investments in property
Kristin and Jay spent $4.25 million in Lake Forest, Illinois, in 2014 for an 11,000-square-foot house. They accepted a loss of nearly $600,000 when they sold the house in 2017 for $3.6 million. Cutler and his wife bought a 20,000-square-foot estate in Nashville, Tennessee, for $5.3 million in 2012.
In June 2019, they put the house on the market for $7.9 million. Afterward, the price was reduced to $5.75 million, and it will be $4.95 million in May 2020.
The couple finally sold their property in July of 2020, despite taking a tremendous financial hit. They only got $3.7 million in the end. Their original 2019 listed price was $7.9 million, so this is a significant discount. They had already split up when this happened, so it’s worth noting. Most likely, the couple was simply seeking to liquidate their assets to ensure an equitable division after the divorce is finalized.
Many people began to speculate on where the couple would end up after the sale of their former residence. However, later that year, Cutler and Cavallari bought a $4.2 million, 35-acre “hobby farm” inside the Nashville area, which satisfied their questions.
Shortly thereafter, they broke up, and it’s unclear whether or not they ever had the chance to live together in their new 10,000-square-foot house in the suburbs of Boston.