Terrell Owens, who is a former American NFL player holds many records in the NFL, such as his 15,934 career receiving yards, which ranks second in NFL history. Let’s find out how much is Terrell Owens’s net worth.
Born on December 7, 1973, to L.C. Russell and Marilyn Heard in Alabama, Terrell grew up in the company of three other siblings.
Owens involved himself in all the sporting activities in Benjamin Russell High School. However, he started playing football only in his junior year.
He proceeded to study at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he continued to play football.
Owen himself is a father of four children, two girls two boys, all having different mothers. They have frequently accused him of failing to pay child support.
It has been reported that Owen tried to commit suicide by an overdose of hydrocodone, a pain medication. He was said to have been suffering from depression at the time.
Terrell was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the 1996 NFL Draft, only in the third round. After enjoying a successful stint there he wished to change teams, and he eventually signed a contract with the Philadelphia Eagles, after many legal hassles. It was an extremely lucrative deal, the terms being $49 million for seven years, including a $10 million signing bonus.
He was released from the Eagles after both sides found the terms and conditions disagreeable to them. He went on to sign a deal with the Dallas Cowboys in 2006. It was a 3-year, $25 million deal, including a $5 million signing bonus, with a $5 million first year salary.
In 2007, he reached a new career high in his match against the Washington Redskins.
In 2009, he was abruptly released by the Cowboys, and he went on to sign a $6.5 million deal with the Buffalo Bills.
The next year, he signed a contract with the Cincinnati Bengals.
In 2012, he announced his acceptance of Allen Wrangler’s offer and joined their ownership group. However, he was soon released.
In the same year, he signed a deal with the Seattle Seahawks but was released once again.
Apart from his career in football, he has made appearances in several commercials, TV shows and films including Any Given Sunday.
He also appeared on the Ashton Kutcher hosted TV show called, Punk’d.
He also appears on The T.O. Show which follows his life outside the field.
Awards and Achievements
Terrell Owens holds the distinction of being the only NFL player in its long and decorated history of scoring a receiving Touchdown against all 32 NFL teams and also being the only player to score a touchdown against all these 32 teams.
He also holds the record of holding at least 6 or more touchdowns in 11 seasons consecutively.
Owens is the only NFL player to have an 800-yard receiving season with 5 different teams.
He is also the only NFL player in history to have a150-yard receiving game with 5 different teams.
He holds the distinction of being the only NFL player to have a 200-yard receiving game with 3 different teams.
Net Worth of Terrell Owens
Owens has a net worth of $5 million. The primary source of his fortunes is, of course, his career as a wide receiver in the NFL. However, now that he has retired, it is reported that Owens finds it difficult to prolong his lavish lifestyle and also pay child support to the mothers of his four children.
While playing for the NFL, Terrell Owens was quite the exceptional player, creating and breaking records when he was in top form.