Dr. Bennet Omalu is a remarkable neuropathologist who is a Nigerian American with a wide and vast knowledge of medical science. Apart from a neuropathologist, Dr. Bennet has shown extreme skill and knowledge in forensic pathologist as well. It was Dr. Bennet who with his deep research work discovers the CTE syndrome among the football player. Thus, he is practicing medical science for years of experience and dedication. Therefore, let’s find out more about how much Dr. Bennet Omalu’s net worth in 2018.
Dr. Bennet was born on 30 September 1968 in Anambra State in Nigeria along with the Nigerian and naturalized US Citizenship. Originally, Dr. Bennet was born with the name as ‘Bennet Ifeakandu Omalu.’ Dr. Bennet was born to father John Donatus Amaechi Omalu who was a civil mining engineer by profession. On the other hand, Dr. Bennet mother was a dressmaker by profession. Dr. Bennet was born during the time of Nigerian War.
Dr. Bennet completed his secondary schooling from the ‘Federal Government College Enugu.’ In 1990, Dr. Bennet completed his MBBS studies from the ‘University of Nigeria.’ In 2004, Dr. Bennet completed his MPH from the ‘University Of Pittsburgh Graduate School Of Public Health.’ In 2008, Dr. Bennet completed his MBA studies from the ‘Carnegie Mellon University.’
In 1995, Dr. Bennet enrolled himself in a residency program where he gained a deep knowledge of anatomical and clinical pathology. Soon afterward, Dr. Bennet served as an intern for Cyril Wecht who taught and trained him about forensic research and experimentation with the deep investigation.
In 2002, Dr. Bennet who with his deep research works discovers the CTE syndrome among the football player. The term CTE this stands for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. Here, Dr. Bennet thoroughly examined the Pittsburgh Steelers Player ‘Mike Webster’ who was found with this rare syndrome of disease in his body. It is a rare kind of syndrome which affects a person’s head and gives an impact of severe trauma.
Dr. Bennet made a detailed investigation in the autopsy of Mike Webster. It was Dr. Bennet with his knowledge skill, and power brought this rare disease to the spotlight of everyone and aware the mass as well to the medical science about this medical syndrome widely.
In 2006, Dr. Bennet for the second time with his deep knowledge and skill power discovered this syndrome in another NFL player ‘Terry Long’ who was also a rare victim of this brain disease. Meanwhile, Dr. Bennet came with another discovery with other football players as who are attacked by this brain disease by prolong playing. Eventually, Dr. Bennet declared that football players are bound to get attack by this deadly plague in their brain.
A few years later, Dr. Bennet wrote a book on ‘Play Hard, Die Young: Football Dementia, Depression, and Death.’
Awards and Achievements
Dr. Bennet deep investigation and working knowledge were published in great writing into a reputable article piece in the year 2011.
Dr. Bennet, an incredible researcher over the rare syndrome CTE, launched his own debut book as an author ‘Play Hard, Die Young: Football Dementia, Depression, and Death.’
Net Worth of Dr. Bennet Omalu
This man all alone has fought throughout his life to get into the detailed study of the rare syndrome ‘CTE’ where footballers are mainly prone to this brain disease with severe brain trauma. Therefore, the total net worth of Dr. Bennet Omalu is about $730 million approximately.
Dr. Bennet is a true inspiration for the young medical student who wants to establish a successful career in this field of work. Dr. Bennet is a highly esteemed man who has done excellent research work with a complete investigation of the ‘chronic traumatic encephalopathy.’