Ricky Williams was a renowned former football player who was involved in the NFL for 12 seasons as well as participating in the Canadian football league for one season. Let’s find out how much net worth of Ricky Williams is in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Ricky Williams was born on 21st in the year 1977 in San Diego which is located in California. He was born to a 19 years old mother with his father on his birth being 18 years old. He additionally has a twin sister known as Cassandra. His parents separated while at a very young age of 5 years old leading him to experience a rough childhood.
However, he was very smart in his studies in which he portrayed much performance compared to his age. Despite being very smart, he did not work hard, and this led him in struggling academically though he began working hard while in his 8th grade where he was named as an honor roll student in his high school.
Ricky Williams married his longtime girlfriend known as Kristin Barnes in the year 2009. They together have three children. However, Ricky Williams also has other three children whose mother is not yet known.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Ricky Williams commenced his career while in his high school days in the Patrick Henry High School where he was an athletic student in which he used to play baseball, track running as well as playing football. He then later joined the University of Texas on an athletic scholarship then went to play football at Texas Longhorns Team from 1995 to 1998. While in his college, he had several successes such as 385 yards coupled with 9 touchdowns in the first two games. In his time in Texas Longhorns he got much success in winning the 64th Heisman cup and was nicknamed as Texas Tornado due to his running back abilities.
He then went to a notch higher in his professional career in joining the New Orleans Saints where he played for the team from 1999 to 2001. He then moved to Miami Dolphins ending as the NFL’s leading rusher while in his first season. He then took early retirement in 2004 after being tested positive for Marijuana though returned back in 2005 and continued playing for the Dolphins.
He got tested positive again in 2006 leading to his suspension in the whole season but returned later in the Toronto Argonauts in the Canadian Football League where he was the highest paid running back. He joined Miami Dolphins again in 2008 and played there for 16 games and then later was signed with the Baltimore Ravens in 2011 and then retired for good in 2012. He has won some awards such as the Heisman Trophy among other awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
Ricky Williams has an estimated net worth of $4 Million. This comes from the achievements he made in his professional career from which he had much success. He kept his dramatic returns which have earned and increased his net worth all the time.
Despite Ricky Williams failing in most drug tests, his skills were admired to a great extent as a running back which led him to get back to the game after even being suspended. This has always earned him popularity making his career to be successful.