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How much does Aaron Rodgers earn per year? What was his 2020 income?

Aaron Rodgers appeared at No. 45 on the 2020 Forbes world's highest paid athletes rankings sandwiched between Anthony Davis and Andres Iniesta.

How much does Aaron Rodgers earn per year? What was his 2020 income?
Mike De Sisti USA TODAY Sports

Aaron Rodgers – the top MVP candidate – led the way as the number one Packers advanced to their second successive NFC title game by beating the Rams in the Divisional Round at Lambeau Field on Saturday night

Packers quarterback Rodgers flexed his muscles – finishing 23-of-36 passing for 296 yards, two touchdowns, no interceptions and no sacks, while the Super Bowl champion and two-time NFL MVP rushed for another TD.

Rodgers showed he is the man for the big stage once again after recording his 12th career playoff game with 250-plus passing yards and two-plus passing touchdowns.

Rodgers also eclipsed Brett Favre for most playoff completions (439) in Packers history.

Aaron Rodgers to guest host on Jeopardy

Rodgers appeared as excited as it was confirmed earlier in the week that the Packers player would  guest host on television show Jeopardy.

Alex Trebek, the long-time host of the quiz show that pits three contestants getting clues and then putting answers in the form of a question, passed away in November and the programme is currently filling the job with a string of guests.

"One of my idols growing up was Alex Trebek," said Rodgers during an appearance on the Pat McAfee Show on Tuesday. "They're doing some guest-hosting spots.

Rodgers' earnings

According to the Forbes Rich-list, Aaron Rodgers' four-year, $134 million contract extension with the Green Bay Packers runs through the 2023 NFL season. Back in 2018, the Packers player bought a minority shareholding in NBA franchise Milwaukee Bucks. The 37-year-old has personal sponsorship deals with the likes of Adidas, Panini, Bose and State Farm insurance and reportedly generated an income level of $21,642,000 in 2020, this added to his 9 million dollars in endorsements led to an overall approximate annual income of $30.1 million dollars.