Randy Gene Moss is a retired American football wide receiver that has been able to play for over fourteen seasons in the National Football League. He holds the NFL record for the single-season touchdown record in the year 2007 and the year 1998. Moss also played college football for the Marshall University where he got to earn All-America honours. He got drafted by Minnesota Vikings in debut round of the NFL draft where he got to play for seven years before trade in the year 2005 to Oakland Raiders. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of Randy Moss in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Moss was born in the year 1977 on February 13th and lived in the Rand, West Virginia. He schooled at the DuPont High School, which was later consolidated to Riverside High School. Here, he used to excel in the various sporting activities such as football, baseball, basketball and the track.
Also, he was on the debate team of the school. When it came to the football, he led DuPont Panthers in winning various state championships. This occurred in the year 1992 and also in the year 1993. He rose to become a starter at the wide receiver but at the same time showed free safety. He got to be honoured with Kennedy Award as West Virginia Football Player of the year.
The parents of Moss are Moss Maxine and Pratt Randy. Moss has maintained very little contact with his father. He has a sister by the name Lutisia and a brother by the name Eric who at some point was involved in the NFL. He has four children with Libby Offutt, who is his former girlfriend.
The names of the four children are Senali, Thaddeus, Montigo, and Sydney. Thaddeus was very active in football at the Boone County High School. When he left 49ers, he got to be hired by the Fox Sports 1 as an analyst. In the year 2016, he joined the ESPN as an analyst.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In the year 1998 NFL Draft, Moss got to be selected by Minnesota Vikings and later signed a four year deal with the Vikings. In the year 1998, he assisted them in becoming a second offensive team. During the rookie season, he made over 15 touchdowns and the year that followed; he got to make a Pro Bowl record of about 212 yards. He finished the season with fifteen touchdowns and 1,437 yards.
In the year 2001, he renewed the contract that he had with the Vikings and went on to appear with the team until the year 2004 season. With them, he featured more than four times in Pro Bowl. Moss moved to the Oakland Raiders in the year 2005 after a trade-in was done by his former team. Two years later, he was selected by the New England Patriots. In the year 2010, he played for the Tennessee Titans in over eight games.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Randy Moss is estimated to be over $27 million. The first contract that he got to sign was valued at $4.5 million and an additional $6 million which was a signing bonus as well as other incentives. In the year 2001, the contract that he had signed was valued at $75 million. Moss is the sole owner of Randy Moss Motorsports which is an auto racing team.
Moss has proved himself as a player who can be relied upon by the other team members. His excellent skills are what has seen him play for over fourteen seasons with many different teams. He has recorded several records in the NFL especially when it comes to the number of touchdowns that have been made.