Carson Palmer is an NFL quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals. He was born on December 27, 1979 in Fresno, California. He attended Rancho Santa High School and was recruited to play football at the University of Southern California. In 2002 he won the Heisman trophy. The Bengals selected him in the 2003 NFL draft as the first overall pick. He played with them for 8 years before going to the Arizona Cardinals.
Born and raised in a Christian family, Palmer has always been a devout Christian. A 2015 article published by the Forbes magazine quotes Palmer saying: “I have been a Christian as long as I can remember. I have always been in church with my family through both high school and college”.
Palmer is a registered Democrat. A 2010 article by TMZ quotes Palmer saying that he voted for Barack Obama in the 2008 general elections. His Wikipedia page also confirms that Palmer is a registered Democratic and as such, his vote will go to Hillary Clinton in the 2016 November elections. During his 2013 interview on the NFL Network, he was asked if openly gay players should be drafted to the NFL, he answered with an affirmitive yes.
When Palmer is not in the field playing or practicing, he enjoys watching movies and reality TV shows. He also said on an interview that he also enjoys reading Sci-Fi novels.
Carson Palmer is married to his high school sweetheart Shaelynn. They got married on July 5, 2003. Jordan Palmer, his brother, was his best man. Palmer currently resides with his family in San Diego, CA.
Other than that he is an exceptionally talented player, most people do not know that Carson Palmer is a father to twins; a daughter Elle and son Fletch. The pair is seven years old. Palmer’s net worth, as estimated by Forbes in 2015, is $29 million. Another little known fact about Carson Palmer is that he is allergic to cats.