Marshawn Lynch is an American football player who plays for a team in the National Football League (NFL) known as Oakland Raiders. His position is as a running back. Before that, he had retired after playing for Seattle Seahawks but later asked for reinstatement. For college football, he played for the University of California, Berkeley. While there, he was drafted in the 2007 NFL draft by the Buffalo Bills. Let’s find out more about how much is Marshawn Lynch’s net worth in 2018.
Marshawn Lynch Early Life
Marshawn Lynch was born in 1986 on 22nd April as Marshawn Terrell Lynch. His birthplace, as well as the place where he grew up in, was Oakland, California. He was born together with three others who were older than him, and they were raised by their mum known as Delisa. Her mother was once a track record holder of the 200-meter race. That had happened while Delisa was a student at the Oakland Technical High School.
Lynch also attended the same school for his high school studies. Upon completion, he enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley where he studied social welfare.
His family has many footballers. They include his cousins Robert Jordan, JaMarcus Russell and Josh Johnson who are a wide receiver, former quarterback, and a journeyman quarterback, respectively. In addition to that, his uncle known as Lorenzo Lynch played in the NFL for more than a decade.
There is no information regarding Lynch’s relationship status as of now. He has managed to keep it a secret.
Marshawn Lynch Career, Awards & Achievement
Marshawn Lynch started playing football back in high school. Upon graduating from the Oakland Technical High School, he continued to further his studies. On joining the University of California, something did not change, and that is playing football. He played for the California Golden Bears football team until 2007.
In the year mentioned above, he was drafted by Buffalo Bills in their NFL draft in the first round. He signed a six-year contract worth over $18 million.
In 2010, he was traded to Seattle Seahawks. He played for the team until 2015. Later, he announced his retirement during the Super Bowl 50 on 7th February of the same year.
Then, since the Seahawks retained his rights despite his retirement and he was okay with the terms laid out, he was traded to Oakland Raiders in 2017. He has been playing with the team ever since.
Awards & Achievements
Lynch was a Super Bowl champion (XLVII) and was in the Pro Bowl for five times that is in 2008 and from 2011 to 2014. In both 2013 and 2014, he was an NFL rushing touchdowns leader. He was a First-team All-Pro and Second-team All-Pro in 2012 and 2014, respectively. 2016 was an excellent year for Marshawn Lynch because he was I am First-team All-American, First-team All-Pac -10 as well as the Pac-10 Offensive player of the year.
Net Worth of Marshawn Lynch
Marshawn Lynch an estimated net worth of about $34 million. His only source of income is his career as a professional football player. At first, Lynch played high school football and subsequently started playing college football. Eventually, he started playing professionally. His contracts with the teams he has played for has significantly contributed to his current net worth. That explains how he has amassed his current wealth.
Marshawn Lynch is a well-skilled football player who has been active since 2007. He has played for both the University of California, Berkeley and the Oakland Technical High School. Professionally, he has played for Buffalo Bills, Seattle Seahawks as well as the Oakland Raiders. He had announced his retirement in 2015 but changed his mind in 2017.