Teddy Bridgewater is an American football quarterback who was selected 32nd overall in the 2014 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings. He has been playing for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League.

Picture of American football quarterback, Teddy Bridgewater
Caption: Picture of an American football quarterback, Teddy Bridgewater (Photo: NFL) 

Who is Teddy Bridgewater's Parents?

Teddy Bridgewater grew up in Miami, Florida who was born on November 10, 1992. His real name is Theodore Edmond Bridgewater Jr. He is the youngest of four children to a single mother. His parents Rose Murphy (mother) and father Teddy Bridgewater Sr but they got divorced. Also, he has two older sisters and an older brother Andrea Bridgewater. 

Teddy Bridgewater with his mother Rose Murphy
Caption: Teddy Bridgewater with his mother Rose Murphy (Photo: FanSided)

Having American nationality, Teddy is of black ethnicity. Also, his mom Rose is a breast cancer survivor. His birth sign is Scorpio. By religion, he is a Christian. Teddy enrolled in Miami Northwestern Senior High School located in Miami, Florida. After the 2013 college football season, he graduated from the University of Louisville with a degree in Sports Administration.


Teddy Bridgewater is an American football quarterback playing for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). Well, he had played college football at the University of Louisville. By the Minnesota Vikings, he was drafted in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He threw for 14 touchdowns in each of his first two seasons, including winning the NFC North and making a Pro Bowl appearance in 2015 with the Vikings. 

Teddy Bridgewater playing for his team
Caption: Teddy Bridgewater playing for his team (Photo: The Spun)

He signed with the New York Jets, although he was promptly traded to the New Orleans Saints after the Minnesota Vikings declined his fifth-year option. He played as backup to Drew Brees and won all five games as a replacement when Brees was injured in the year 2019 with the Saints. Teddy signed with the Carolina Panthers the following season and started for the majority of it. In the year 2021, he was then traded to the Broncos. In March 2022, he signed with the Dolphins as a backup to Tua Tagovailoa.

Teddy Bridgewater's Injury

Teddy suffered a severe injury to his left leg in the preseason. As a result, he was knocked out for all but one offensive series of the next two seasons.

What is Teddy Bridgewater's Net Worth? His Contract

Teddy Bridgewater has an estimated net worth of $8 Million earned out of his playing career. He has received a salary of $24,000,000 for the 2020 season, the highest he has ever received in his career. He signed a four-year contract worth $6.849 million with the Vikings in May 2014. 

Teddy Bridgewater posing for picture with the car
Caption: Teddy Bridgewater posing for a picture with the car (Photo: Daily Mail)

Teddy signed a one-year $7.25 million contract with the New Orleans Saints in August 2018. In the year 2020, he signed a three-year-long contract worth $63 million with the Carolina Panthers. From his NFL career, Teddy has a hefty sum of money.

Who is Teddy Bridgewater's Wife?

Teddy Bridgewater is an unmarried man therefore, he doesn't have a wife. However, Teddy is dating his girlfriend Erika Cardona. The couple grew up in Miami and have been together since high school. However, the duo met each other at Northwestern High School. Teddy and Erika continued to date through college. 

Teddy Bridgewater with his girlfriend Erika Cardona
Caption: Teddy Bridgewater with his girlfriend Erika Cardona (Photo: Pinterest)

His girlfriend or future wife Erika works as a teacher and an author. Teddy and Erika have dated for a long period of time. However, the duo has yet to take their relationship to the next level and got married. The lovely couple's relationship going strong and neither of them has ever been involved in any controversial rumors.

Does Teddy Bridgewater Have Kids?

Teddy Bridgewater doesn't have any kids or a baby. Also, he is yet to be married to his girlfriend Erika. The duo didn't share plans of becoming parents. 

Teddy Bridgewater's Height

Teddy Bridgewater has a height of 1.88 m or 6 feet 1 inch. While his body weighs around 98 kg or 216 pounds. Teddy has black color hair with dark brown eyes.