Plaxico Burress is a renowned American football player who has played as a wide receiver. During his career, he played for different teams in the National Football League (NFL) which include Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Giants as well as the New York Jets. Let’s find out more about the net worth of Plaxico Burress in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Plaxico Burress was born on 12th August in the year 1977 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was raised up in Virginia in which he spent much of his early life in playing football in the field. He has two siblings who are his brother known as Carlos and Ricardo. He then joined the Green Run High School which is located in Virginia and left the school in the year 1966. After this, he then joined the Fork Union Military Academy. In his school and college days, he used to play for the teams following his passion.
Plaxico Burress tied knots with Tiffany Glenn in the year 2005 who is an attorney with whom they have one son and one daughter.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Plaxico Burress commenced his career through being drafted in Pittsburgh Steelers in 2000 in which he was very successful in the five years he played in this team. He made some records such as the 22 touchdowns, 4164 yards, and 261 receptions.
He then joined the New York Giants in the year 2005 in which he was signed with a contract that was worth $25 million for six years. He got much success in the year 2006 with the New York Giants in which he got ten touchdowns though he was limited by an injury he suffered leading him to play 15 games only.
After playing with the New York Giants, he then went on and joined Super Bowl XLII in which he got a touchdown pass and assisted this team in winning against the New England Patriots with a 17-14 during which he got much success in which fans referred him as the best. Following this, he was invited by the then President George Bush so as to be honored for the victory.
He then got signed by the New York Giants again for a contract worth $35 million. Following an accidental shooting court case, he was released from the New York Giants in 2009 as it would take time to resolve. After this, he then joined the New York Jets in the year 2011 for a contract of one year and had great success in his career. In 2012, he then joined Pittsburgh Steelers again though he was placed in the injured reserve list due to his injury. He has received several awards due to his success in his career.
Net Worth & Earnings
Plaxico Burress has an estimated net worth of $7.5 million. This is from the fortunes he has made from his professional career in which he has played some of the important roles in his football career. He used to get some of the bounteous contracts which were well paying. He has been in his professional career for 13 years which were a great success by playing for different NFL teams.
Plaxico Burress had a very successful career life in which he had excellent performance all through his career from his School as well as College days. However, he has faced several injuries which have given him many challenges though he has overcome most of them and had strong comebacks.