Chad Johnson is a former football wide receiver from America. He has played for NFL’s Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, and Cincinnati Bengals. He has also played college football for Oregon State University and Santa Monica College. In 2011, Johnson was played at No. 1 in the list of “Most Influential Athletes In Social Media” by CNBC. Now let’s have a close look on Chad Johnson’s net worth in 2018.
Chad Johnson Early Life
Chad Javon Johnson was formerly known as “Chad Ochocinco”, was born on January 9, 1978, in Miami, Florida.
In 1997, he completed his schooling from Miami Beach Senior High School. He then went to Langston University but didn’t play football. Following that, he was transferred to Santa Monica College, and in 2010, he got transferred to Oregon State University.
In Oregon, his college football statistics include 806 receiving yards, eight touchdowns, and 12 GP.
In July 2012, Chad Johnson got married to his longtime girlfriend, Evelyn Lozada. They divorced in September 2012. He has got six children from various relationships.
He has headbutted his wife Lozada after an argument and was arrested in June 2013 for violating the terms of probation.
Chad Johnson Career
In the 2001 NFL Draft, Chad Johnson was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals. He started the year as a rookie and continued to play for them till the 2010 NFL Season. In 2007, he passed 1,440 receiving yards with 8 touchdowns. His final year performance was 831 yards for 4 touchdowns.
In 2011, he signed a three-year contract with the New England Patriots. He was released by them in June 2012. He played a total of 15 games for them with 276 receiving yards and one touchdown. In June 2012, Johnson was signed to the Miami Dolphins. He was released in August of the same year following his arrest.
He then joined Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes in April 2014. In February 2016, he became a free agent. In March 2017, he played a game for Monterrey Fundidores, which is a Mexican team.
Apart from playing football, Chad Johnson has been involved in various other endeavours like the gaming app called ‘Mad Chad’ for IOS users. He was also a contestant on the 2010 ‘Dancing with the Stars’ and was paired with Cheryl Burke. He has his own Sports Soup called “Child, Please”. In September 2010, he was the guest host of WWE RAW.
Johnson has also appeared in films and TV shows like ‘American Reunion’ and ‘The League’. He has appeared in the music video of “Everything to Me” by Monica.
Awards & Achievements
In 2011, Chad Johnson was the AFC Champion. He has appeared six times in the Pro-Bowl selection. He is a member of the 10,000 Receiving Yards Club. In 2006, he was the receiving yards leader of the NFL.
Net Worth of Chad Johnson
Chad Johnson has an estimated net worth of more than $6.5 million. This fortune comes from his career as a professional football player. His contract with the New England Patriots in 2011 was worth $6.35 million. He has also appeared in many TV shows and films and has appeared in the pistachio commercial in 2010 and 2011.
Chad Johnson is considered one of the most popular sports journalists in the United States. He has played for various clubs in his football career. He also found success by doing other pursuits. In 2006, Chad Johnson appeared on the cover of EA’s ‘NFL Street 3’. He has posed naked for the ad campaign of PETA. In 2017, he appeared on the reality television show called ‘Marriage Bootcamp Reality Stars’.