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Biography & Personal Life of Derek Carr’s Wife Heather Neel

Biography & Personal Life of Derek Carr’s Wife Heather Neel

Heather Neel is the wife of American football quarterback Derek Carr. He is currently playing for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League.

Heather Neel was born Heather Ashley Neel on January 3, 1990, to parents Bryan Neel and Vicki Neel. She is originally from Northern California, in the United States. Her birth sign is Capricorn and her age is 29 years old as of 2019. By nationality, Heather has American citizenship and belongs to a white ethnical background.

Regarding her education, she attended Fresno Christian High School. After graduating from there, she joined Fresno State University.

Who Is Heather Neel Husband?

Heather Neel is married to the Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr. Her husband is one of the renowned football players in America. She first met her husband in the year 2009 at a restaurant named BJ’s Brewhouse where she was working as a waitress. They fall in love and start dating each other.

After dating for a few years, the couple decided to take their relationship to the next level by exchanging the wedding ring in on June 29, 2012.

Heather Neel with her husband and sons
Caption: Heather Neel with her husband and sons (Photo: Twitter )

From her relationship, Heather welcomed two children both sons. Their first son named Dallas Mason Car was born on August 5, 2013. At the time of his birth, Dallas had some severe complications of tangled intestines. As a result, he had to go through three surgeries after his birth. Likewise, their second son named Deker Luke was born on March 16, 2016.

What Is The Net Worth Of Heather Neel’s Husband?

The NFL player Derek Carr has a net worth of around $ 23.5 million as of 2019. He is one of the highest-paid NFL players who receive an average salary of around  $25 million annually from his present team Oakland Raiders.

Derek was paid $5.37 million from the four-year contract with the Oakland Raiders in May 2014. He again signed a five-year extension contract with the team that worth $125 million in June 2017. The contract includes a signing amount of $12.5 million, $40 million as a guaranteed amount, and $70 million in total guarantees.

Husband’s Career

Heather Neel’s husband Carr Derek started his career during high school. He played football for his high school team Clements High School in Sugar Land, Texas where he set many records. Later he also played for his college football team for Fresno State University. He played as a quarterback there and played for three years.

In the year 2012, he became the second player in the history of his college team to have won the ‘MWC Offensive Player of the Year’ consecutively for two seasons. Again in 2013, he won the CFPA Elite QB Award for his performance. He also won the ‘Sammy Baugh Trophy’. With his college team, he won several awards and his name was categorized among the ‘Mountain West Conference (MWC).

Car Derek playing for his college team Frances State
Caption: Car Derek playing for his college team Fresno State (Photo: NFL )

In total, he made 27 new records for his team and 21 records for the ‘Mountain West Conference’. He became the third player to have made this record in the history of the university. For his performance and achievements, he was selected at the ‘2013 National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete’.

He ended his college car by making an overall record of total offense (5,199), total passing yards (5,082), passing yards per game (390.9), and passing touchdowns (50). After that, Derek played for the south team at the ‘2014 Senior Bowl’ as a quarterback.

Professional Career

Moving on to his professional career, Carr Derek professionally began playing football with the Oakland Raiders in 2014. The Oakland Raiders picked him in the 2014 NFL Draft in the 2nd round with 36th overall pick. He started the season as the rookie quarterback and he is the first rookie player to have ever started the season in the history of the team. Derek injured his high ankle in the fourth week of the season, due to which he left the game.

He made a comeback with 4 passing touchdowns on October 12 making a new record for the Raiders. In November 2014, Derek made his first win for his team in the National Football League against ‘Kansas City Chiefs’ by 24-20. Then on December 7, his team played against theSan Francisco 49ers’ and they won the match by 24-13.

Oakland Raiders Quarterback, Derek Carr
Caption: Oakland Raiders Quarterback, Derek Carr (Photo, RantSports )

In the 2015 season, Derek played and won against ‘Baltimore Ravens’.For his achievements, he was given the title of ‘2016 Pro-Bowl’ in January 2016. During the 2016 season, he won his first ‘AFC Offensive Player of the Week’ in a match played against ‘Tampa Bay Buccaneers.’

Derek was again named the ‘Pro-Bowl’  for the second time on December 20, 2016. But he did not play in the Pro-Bowl because of an injury. Though he did not complete the season because of the injury, his fellow players ranked him 11th on the NFL Top 100 Players of the year 2017.

Facts of Biography & Personal Life of Derek Carr’s Wife Heather Neel

Full NameHeather Neel
Date Of BirthJanuary 3, 1990
Age 32 years 6 months
Place Of BirthNorthern California, in the United States
EducationFresno Christian High School
SpouseDerek Carr
ChildrenDallas Mason Car, Deker Luke
ParentsBryan Neel, Vicki Neel
Star SignCapricorn


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