Ray Rice is a well-known former football player who played for the Baltimore Ravens between 2008 & 2014. He was a huge star in the National Football League since getting involved in the domestic violence charges for which Rice even get arrested. He is second all-time leading rusher in NFL after Jamal Lewis. Ray was known for his aggressive play among the audience. Have you thought how rich this player is despite not playing from 2014? If yes, then this post is for you as here we will offer complete information about the net worth of Ray Rice in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
This talented player was born on 22nd January 1987 in the city of New Rochelle, New York. The name of his father was Janet Rice, whereas Calvin Reed is the name of his mother. When he was only one year old, Rice’s father killed in a shooting that was a huge blow for him. Also, a drunk driver killed his cousin Rice-Nicholas when he was only ten years old. It shows that how much tragic his childhood was.
Ray has completed his schooling from the New Rochelle High School where he also played for the school football team along with the Courtney Greene. Rice played in the primary running back position for the team. The school team won a state title under his captaincy. Rice got admission in the Rutgers University where he has a very glorious career at the college level.
Rice has married once in his life and found love in the form of Janay Palmer. The couple was in a long relationship before getting married in 2014. Together, they have a daughter Rayven Price who was born in 2012 two years before their marriage.
He was involved in controversy along with his wife in 2014 when the couple has a physical altercation with each other in Revel Casino. They get charged and even get arrested for this. Due to this incident, he gets suspended for two games and even gets suspended from the team. However, he filed a grievance against the NFL for this. The case was settled later in the court.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Rice played for the Rutgers University football team, and during his freshman year, the team won its first title in last 13 years. He played for the college football team till 2007 and won plenty of awards like MVP Award and Maxwell Award. After having an amazing college career, this player was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in 2008 NFL draft. He signed a four-year deal at that time with this team. It was extended later for some more years.
He was the part of the team that won the NFL title in 2012. It was the same year when Rice signed a US$ 35 million deal with the team. He was terminated from the team in 2014 after the physical altercation incident. Rice has not officially announced retirement, but he has not played a game since 2014. It doesn’t look like Ray has plans to play football again.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Ray Rice is $25 million. The main source of his income was playing for Ravens in NFL who have huge money for the contracts signed by him. Other than that, he played college football for three years that help him earning so much money. Despite not playing for past four years, this net worth is great and enough for living a decent life.
Ray Rice career get a halt due to an incident with his wife. However, the couple has moved on and lived a very happy life now.