Globally known as T.O., for his well-built career in American football, Terrell Owens is a superstar and has cemented himself well in the hall of fame of the national football league. He is a wide receiver in the game, and he held a career-best in the receiver of yards which has seen him ranked second and third regarding touch down in the history of the competition. Here is a quick review of the net worth of Terrell Owens in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
He was born as Terrell Eldorado Owens in 1973, December in the city of Alexander. His mother is Marilyn Heard while his father is L.C Russell. Together with his three siblings, they were only raised by his mother and grandmother. He started enjoying football at a very young age, but this was through difficulty as his grandmother would forbid him from playing with the condition that he would only start playing in high school.
He went to Benjamin Russell high school and was diversely involved in many sporting activities like basketball, baseball, track and most importantly football. Even after joining Tennessee University he did not stop playing football and was regularly selected in the school team.
Terrell has endured difficult relationships which have been quite evident as he has four children, two pairs of boys and girls all of whom have different mothers. He was recently accused of failing to pay for child support by the different mothers.
Terrell has also suffered depression at one time in his career and reports suggest that he had attempted to commit suicide through an overdose of pain medication. He has since then coped well.
Career, Awards, & Achievements
His football college career was successful as he registered record passes, yards, and touchdowns. His senior career did not start gracefully as he was dropped to the third round in the NFL draft with the San Francisco 49ers. He was position 89 overall and however, he had his professional debut game for the 49ers special team against New Orleans Saints.
After a brief successful stint with the team, he changed teams and signed a new contract with Philadelphia Eagles. The process was marred with many legal processes, but the deal proved to be a good one as he landed a $49 million deal in seven years with the inclusion of $10 million bonus for signing.
He joined the Dallas Cowboys in 2006 after the Eagles released him due to his demands. Here he signed a $25 million deal for the next three years with $5 million excesses in bonus. He has since played for some teams where some released him due to wage priorities. Some of these teams are Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, and Seattle Seahawks.
Terrell Owens has an impressive career comparable only to a few NFL stars. He has at least scored six touchdowns in 11 consecutive seasons, the only NFL player of scoring a touchdown against all 32 teams. In addition, he has received 800 yards with five different teams and also the only player to have 200 yards game with three different NFL teams. All these are records which have not been broken by any football player.
Net Worth & Earnings
Terrell has a net worth of around $200 thousand. This has been achieved through his NFL playing career. He, however, is currently finding it hard to cope with an enriched lifestyle as he has to pay for his four children’s child support the reason being that he is now retired.
He has not only ventured in football. He has made cameo guest appearances in TV shows, films and a couple of football commercials. He has a show that follows his personal life outside his playing career.