Eric Dickerson is a famous American professional football player and actor. Eric Dickerson is most renowned as the professional football player for the National Football League (NFL) for eleven seasons (the 1980s and 1990s). Eric Dickerson is well-known as All-American college football player for the SMU Mustangs of Southern Methodist University. Continue reading to find the net worth of Eric Dickerson as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Eric Dickerson was born as Eric Demetri Dickerson on 2nd September 1960. He was born in a small town called Sealy in Texas in the US. His biological parents are Richard Seal and Helen Dickerson. At the time of Eric Dickerson’s birth, his mother, Helen was 17 years old. She had refused to marry Eric’s father. Hence, Eric Dickerson was brought up by his uncle and aunt.
As a child, Eric Dickerson was skinny and wore spectacles. Other children teased him. Only after he began playing football, Eric Dickerson became popular. By the time he was in 7th grade, Eric Dickerson was recognized as a running back. After graduating from high school, Eric Dickerson graduated from Southern Methodist University.
Eric Dickerson is married to Penny Sutton. They have a son named Dallis Dickerson and a daughter named Erica Dickerson. The couple began a youth sports foundation.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
As a student in high school, Eric Dickerson played excellent football. Eric Dickerson studied from Southern Methodist University where he created many college football records.
Officially, Eric Dickerson joined the National Football League (NFL) when the Los Angeles Rams chose him as the 2nd overall pick during the 1983 NFL Draft. Eric Dickerson played for the Los Angeles Rams team from 1983 to 1987. He made several team and league records. Eric Dickerson was traded to Indianapolis Colts in exchange for Owen Gill (1987). Eric Dickerson played with Indianapolis Colts team till 1991. He played successfully for the team for the first three seasons.
However, during the last two seasons, Eric missed games due to suspension, disputed contracts, and injuries. In 1992, Eric Dickerson was traded to the Los Angeles Raiders but, he played few games. Again, he was traded to the Atlanta Falcons as backup capacity. Eventually, Eric Dickerson retired in 1993 because of his poor health. Thus, Eric Dickerson played as a running back in the National Football League (NFL) for 11 seasons (1980s-1990s).
After retiring as a professional football player, Eric Dickerson enacted in several movies. These include 1970s ‘NFL Monday Night Football’, 2007s ‘The Comebacks’ and 2002s ‘O.J.: A Study in Black and White’.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Eric Dickerson is $11 million. Most of Eric Dickerson’s wealth comes from his profession as a football player. In 1994, Eric Dickerson earned $3,300,000 as salary while he played football for the Atlanta Falcons (1994-1995). After retiring as a professional football player, Eric Dickerson earns from enacting in several movies. In 2018, Eric Dickerson bought his home in Texas spending $124,000.
Eric Dickerson has his official social sites Twitter. Fans and admirers can follow Eric Dickerson on this Twitter account.