Rae Lamar Wiggins, now referred as Rae Carruth, is a retired player of the American football and a convicted murderer. Carruth played for California Panthers as a wide receiver. In 2001, he got charged with conspiracy to kill his then-girlfriend by the name, Cherica Adams who was carrying with their child. He is serving a prison sentence of between 18-24 years at Sampson Correctional Institution. He is expected to be released in 2018, October. Here is a quick summary of the net worth of Rae Carruth in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Carruth was born in 1974 on January 20th in Sacramento, California and he schooled at Valley High School before being awarded a scholarship to join the University of Colorado which is in Boulder. He played for four seasons for Buffaloes and got to be named a first team in the All-America in the year 1996.
He served as quarterbacks at the CU were Kordell Stewart and Koy Detmer. His draft happened in 1997 and was taken by Carolina Panthers as the 27th overall selection. Carruth would later sign a deal that was estimated to be over $3.7 million with bonuses running into millions.
The personal life of Carruth has been marred by a lot of controversies. This was because even after marrying his girlfriend then, Michelle Wright, he was not taking his responsibilities seriously until the court forced him to be paying $2,700 as a child support finance.
Career, Awards & Nominations
His career began at a young age. In 1997, he was among the most respectable rookie and started for fourteen games. During all this time, he was wearing number 89, and he caught forty-four passes for the 545 yards and 4 touchdown passes. His skills saw him being ranked among the best rookie’s receivers and at one time he got named all-rookie team at the wide receiver.
Later on, he would break his right foot in an opening game of the year 1998 and never caught another pass during that season as a result of the injury. He completed that year with 4 catches for the 59 yards all in an opening day. He did play for the first 6 games of the year 1999 season with fourteen catches for the two hundred yards.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Rae Carruth is over $30 thousand. The wealth was generated from his career as a well-experienced football player. He never had a very long career, and that explains why his net worth is not high in comparison with other players. His earnings have been considered from 2000 when he started playing. He left the career when he was doing very well, and it is still unclear if he is going to join the team.
Carruth was a good player before he later got imprisoned. He has a very promising but due to the criminal charges that he was facing, it came to an end, and he was sentenced to serve in jail for a period of between 18-24 years. He is due for release in 2018 and remains unclear if he joins the league again.