The famous American footballer Richard Sherman has been a hot topic of discussion over the media. He has been an NFL player who was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in 2011. He was the one to pull his team Seattle Seahawk into winning the Super Bowl. San Francisco 49ers had him as their cornerback. Here is a summary of life, career and net worth of Richard Sherman in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Richard Kevin Sherman was born on 30th March 1988 in Compton of California. He has been interested in football from an ancient age, and so he played football throughout his school and college life and also got into the career of a footballer. He went to the Dominguez High School and later attended the Stanford University.
He played for the Dominguez team getting it to the CIF Southern Section Division III title and win against the Sherman Oaks Notre Dame High school. Later he was in Stanford Cardinal football team as a wide receiver. He graduated from Stanford with a degree in communication. He returned for completing his masters in the last year of his eligibility. He was named as a Freshman All-American while at Stanford University.
Sherman and his girlfriend Ashley Moss gave birth to their son Rayden Sherman on 5th February 2015. In that same year, they got engaged to each other too. Their second child was a girl named Avery who was welcomed in her family on 16th April 2016. Later in 2018, they became married couples finally on the 28th of March.
Apart from his career, he is a soft-hearted man has been into many personal endeavors helping the underprivileged kids with school supplies and clothing through his charity organization named The Richard Sherman Family Foundation. Richard also seems to find interest in cryptocurrency and tech stocks other than football. He is fleet trivia app’s ambassador too.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In 2011, he was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the 5th round of the NFL Draft. He played in the Senior Bowl in 2011, but despite his excellent performance even after his late replacement, the team lost. But, his performance was expected to gain his rise in the draft stock of his. He then went on to join the NFL Scouting Combine and there finished all the positional and combined drills. His next step was as a Stanford player.
Later he was considered by The Sporting News as the draft’s 4th best cornerback, and by the USA Today, he was titled as the 22nd best cornerback. In 2018, March 10, he entered the three-year contract of $39 million with the San Francisco49ers. Other than that he accepted many endorsements with Nike, BODYARMOR, Oberto, T-Mobile, and Beats by Dre.
Net Worth & Earnings
His net worth is somewhat around $30 million which has been mainly due to his extraordinary career in football and some portion from his ads and endorsements too.
He has been a trashy talker but not without talent. His outspoken personality has made him all the more famous along with his playing skills. He is an inspiration to all who aspire to reach heights in sports and other fields too.