Odell Beckham Jr. is an American born young man who earns a living by playing football. He plays for the National Football League (NFL) team called New York Giants. He is a wide receiver for the team. He caught significant attention from the public after his incredible catch during a Sunday Night Football match against the Dallas Cowboys. Now let’s have a close look on Odell Beckham Jr.’s net worth in 2018.
Beckham was born in 1992 on 5 November in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is the son of Odell Beckham Sr. and Heather Van Norman. He has two siblings, and he is the oldest. Beckham’s brother is known as Kordell, and his sister is Jasmine.
His father was an outstanding running back at Marshall High School. He has also mentioned a book titled Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream by Buzz Bissinger. Also, Beckham, Sr played the running back position at Louisiana State University (LSU) between 1989 and 1992.
On the other hand, his mother was LSU’s track runner. She currently coaches the track and field team of Nicholls State University.
Beckham Jr. attended Isidore Newman School situated in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was the school’s letterman in track, basketball as well as football. Beckham played various positions including cornerback, wide receiver, running back and quarterback.
After graduating from high school, he joined Louisiana State University. That is despite having been offered scholarship by others such as Tulsa, Nebraska, Ole Miss, and Tulane.
Beckham’s career started in college. During his first year, his debut was in 2011 on 3 September when the team played against Oregon Ducks. He did not join the school for the senior year but instead entered the 2014 NFL draft.
His professional career started with the New York Giants who selected him. He signed with them in 2014 on 9 May. Having sustained a hamstring injury his debut in the team was the year mentioned above on 5 October. The team that day was playing against Atlanta Falcons. During his first game in Monday Night Football, they were against Indianapolis Colts.
Beckham has played for one team since 2014, and the team is the New York Giants.
Awards & Achievements
During his career as a footballer, Beckham has received several awards. They include Paul Hornung Award in 2013, three-time Pro Bowl between 2014 and 2016, two-time Second-team All-pro in 2015 as well as 2016, First-team All-American and First-team All-SEC both of 2013.
In 2014 he was the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year and PEWA All-Rookie Team. He was the SEC Champion of 2011.
Net Worth of Odell Beckham Jr.
Odell Beckham Jr. has an estimated net worth of over $10 million. His only source of income is professional football. He has been a member of the New York Giants since 2014. With the fact that he has an excellent record and has not thought of leaving the team for another means that the pay is excellent there. Odell Beckham Jr’s salary is about $1.9 million. That has contributed significantly to the wealth that he has managed to accumulate over the years. He is still young, and with his incredible performance, the net worth will continue to rise most likely. Nike signed Beckham to the most prominent NFL shoe deal ever too which means more money as well.
Odell Beckham Jr. is an award-winning footballer. He has been on the field for less than five years, and his list of awards and honors keeps getting longer. Beckham plays for the New York Giants team and has worked with them ever since he started professional football. Back in college, Beckham Jr. used to play for Louisiana State University. His game is great.