James Harrison is one of the well-known personalities in the American football game. He played in the line back position, and he has recently said that he is retiring even though he said it before but didn’t really go with it. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of James Harrison in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
James Henry Harrison Jr. was born on May 4, 1978, in Akron city in Ohio, United States. His father James Harrison Sr. worked as a truck driver for chemicals, his mother’s name is Mildred Harrison and her occupation is not known but she was probably responsible for building the family’s home.
James Harrison was mainly grown and raised in his birth town. He completed his education and schooling at the Archbishop Hoban High School followed by the Coventry High School, and he graduated from the Kent State University but his major there is not confirmed. James Harrison has a total of 13 older siblings, but their names and occupations are unknown.
James Harrison has been into 1 relationship that the media and the public are aware of. He has been with the executive Beth Tibbott for years. Information says that she runs a law firm which she launched. The couple has 2 sons together, Henry Harrison was born in 2009 and James Harrison III was born in 2007.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
James Harrison competed at track and field events during his schooling days next to football. After college, he wasn’t drafted by any team because they were afraid of his length perceiving him as short for a linebacker. He was eventually signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a free agent and an undrafted rookie. He played with other teams during his career and the last one was New England Patriots.
James Harrison has received a few awards but they’re not that huge to mention. He received the Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year award, and he won the Super Bowl championship 2 times with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The latest and newest news of James Harrison is that he said that he’s retiring from NFL. He added up on a post on Instagram that he’s done from football. The date of his retirement speech was April 16, 2018. His last game was against the Philadelphia Eagles competing for the Super Bowl LII with New England Patriots but he lost with the team.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American football former linebacker and entrepreneur James Harrison has an estimated net worth of somewhere around $15 million. He made his wealth from playing as a linebacker in NFL, from the other work he does in sports nutrition and in clothing. James Harrison earned more than $1 million for playing in the NFL.
James Harrison is a talented person who played as a professional linebacker for years. His most popular NFL days were spent with the Pittsburgh Steelers as he left and went back to the team several times. James Harrison is still with his long-time girlfriend Beth Tibbott, and they seem happy living together with their children.