Peyton Hillis Net Worth

Peyton Hillis is a former American professional football player who has a net worth of $13 million. During his career, he was a running back for four different teams: the Denver Broncos, the Cleveland Browns, the Kansas City Chiefs, and the New York Giants.

He’s been in the news because he’s currently in critical condition following an unfortunate accident. Peyton Hillis was born in Conway, Arkansas, on January 21, 1986.

Peyton Hillis Net Worth (2024)

Net Worth:$13 Million
Name:Peyton Hillis
Date of Birth:January 21, 1986
Annual Income:$500 Thousand
Monthly Income:$50 Thousand
Profession:Professional Football Player

Peyton Hillis’ Net Worth Growth

Net Worth in 2024$13 Million
Net Worth in 2023$12.5 Million
Net Worth in 2022$12.2 Million
Net Worth in 2021$11.3 Million
Net Worth in 2020$10 Million

Peyton Hillis Facts

  • His parents named him after Chicago Bears Hall of Fame running back Walter Payton.
  • Peyton gained a lot of weight during his high school years, and his father believes he would be a good fit as a lineman if he decides to play football.
  • Peyton has a brother named Kyle Hillis.
  • His father, Doug Hillis told The Plain Dealer’s Jodie Valadie in 2010 that his two sons used to wrestle a lot and frequently broke the furniture in the house.

Peyton Hillis Contracts

  • Peyton signed a four-year, $1.574 million contract with the Broncos in July 2008.
  • On March 14, 2012, after finishing his two-year contract with the Browns, he signed a one-year, $2.8 million contract with the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • He was signed to a one-year, $2.8 million contract by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in July 2013, but was waived in September 2013.
  • Peyton signed his final two-year contract with the New York Giants in 2013, for $1.8 million.

Peyton Hillis Early Life

Peyton Hillis was born in Conway, Arkansas, on January 21, 1986, to Carrie Hillis and Doug Hillis. Peyton lived in Arkansas with his parents, where he attended Conway High School. Peyton was a Conway Wampus Cats baseball and football player who excelled as a third baseman.

Peyton Hillis College Career

Peyton committed to the Arkansas Razorbacks after turning down offers from the LSU Tigers, Tennessee Volunteers, Oklahoma State Cowboys, Florida Gators, Alabama Crimson Tide, Nebraska Cornhuskers, and Oklahoma Sooners.

He played four years for the Arkansas Razorbacks, where he was a standout running back in his junior and senior seasons. He rushed for 959 yards and scored 12 touchdowns in 203 attempts over four years.

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Peyton Hillis Professional Career

Peyton was selected by the Denver Broncos in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL Draft as the 227th overall pick. He played twelve games in his first season before suffering a tear in his right hamstring, forcing him to miss the rest of the season.

Peyton didn’t get much playing time with the Broncos in his second season, and he was eventually traded to the Cleveland Browns. He set a professional career high with 1,177 rushing yards in his first season with the Browns.

However, he lags and stutters in the 2011–12 season, resulting in 587 rushing yards. In addition, he re-injured his hamstring, limiting his ability. His relationship with the Browns deteriorated, and the team allowed him to sign as a free agent with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2012.

Things didn’t get much better from there, with Peyton serving as a backup. He signed with the Tampa Bay Bucs in the summer of 2013 but was released before the start of the season. He was signed by the New York Giants and appeared in nine games for the Big Blue Wrecking Crew.

Peyton announced his retirement in 2015. As of 2023, Peyton has an estimated net worth of $13 million.

Peyton Hillis‘ Biography

Real NamePeyton Derek Hillis
Nick NamePeyton
Age38 Years Old
HeightIn Feet –  6 ft 1 in
In Meters – 1.85 m
In Centimeters – 185 cm
WeightIn Kilograms – 113 kg
In Pounds – 250 lbs
FamilyFather – Doug Hillis
Mother – Carrie Hillis
Sisters – N/A
Brothers – Kyle Hillis
GirlfriendAngela Cole
WifeAmanda Brown (ex)

“I like a good challenge, and I’m always up for anything.”

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Peyton Hillis Asset and Properties

Peyton paid $2.6 million for his 1,120-acre ranch in Stantonville, Tenn., a rural town near Shiloh National Military Park. He and his ex-wife, Amanda Hillis, purchased the property in 2012 for approximately $2.57 million.

The ranch includes an 8,000 sq ft stone home with outdoor entertainment areas as well as an 11,000 sq ft three-bedroom, 512-bath home. A limestone staircase and custom wood finish grace the two-story great room.

Peyton Hillis Wealth Dependency

Peyton amassed a multimillion-dollar fortune by competing in the NFL, hosting TV shows, and acting in films. Peyton was paid to appear on the Madden 12 cover, and his average NFL salary was $900,000.


In 2019, Peyton hosted a show called “Peyton’s Places,” and in 2021, he starred in the Hollywood film “The Hunting.” In the horror film, he and his girlfriend, Angela Cole, both played lead roles.

Peyton Hillis Family and Income

Peyton Hillis Personal Life

In October 2011, Peyton married pop singer Amanda Brown. However, the couple divorced in 2020, and they share a son named Orry and a daughter. Peyton is currently dating actress Angela Cole.

Cole has appeared in numerous films, including Fighting the Sky, Nix, Time Pirates, and Night of the Tommyknockers. Peyton first met Angela on the set of “The Hunting,” a horror film. Peyton made headlines recently for being in critical condition after saving his children from drowning on January 5, 2023.

Awards and Achievements

Peyton also received numerous honors in high school, including the Landers Award for the best high school football player in Arkansas and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Offensive Player of the Year.

Peyton was also named to the All-State, All-Conference, and All-Arkansas teams during his final two seasons at Conway High. He was named Diet Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week and FedEx Ground Player of the Week in 2008.

During his professional football career, which lasted from 2008 to 2014, Peyton had the honor of being featured on the Madden 12 video game cover. He earned this cover after a standout season with the Cleveland Browns in 2010, in which he rushed for over 1,600 yards and scored 13 touchdowns.


As of 2024, Peyton Hillis’ net worth is estimated at around $13 million. He earned a total of $12.1 million in his entire NFL career of seven years. In 2015, he announced his retirement from the game in which he rushed for 2,832 yards in 696 attempts and scored 23 rushing touchdowns.

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