Ahmad Rashad Net Worth

April 30, 2023
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Ahmad Rashad was born Robert Earl Moore, Jr. on the 19th November 1949, in Portland, Oregon USA, and he is known for being a retired professional American Football player, who played in the position of wide receiver in the National Football League (NLF) for the St. Louis Cardinals, Buffalo Bills, and Minnesota Vikings. His professional playing career was active from 1972 to 1982. He is currently recognized as a TV sportscaster on the ABC and NBC channels.

Have you ever wondered how rich is Ahmad Rashad?It has been estimated by authoritative sources that Rashad’s net worth is over $8 million, as of early 2016. The main source of his wealthhas been his career as a professional football player. Although now in retirement, his net worth is growing further as he has become successfully involved in the sports industry as a TV host, commentator and analyst.


Ahmad Rashad Net Worth $8 Million


Ahmad Rashad started playing football while he attended Mount Tahoma High School, from which he matriculated in 1967, after which he accepted a football scholarship and enrolled at the University of Oregon in Eugene. There he became a member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity, and parallel with education he continued his football career in the position of wide receiver under head coach Jerry Frei in the University team the Ducks. During his college football career he excelled and was named an All-American in 1971. Later, in May 2007 he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, thank to his accomplishments.

Ahmad’s professional career began in 1972, when he was selected as the 4th overall pick by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1972 NFL Draft, althoughhe stayed at the Cardinals only one season, as he was traded to the Buffalo Bills. In his first season, he was named to the UPI All-Rookie team, thanks to his great performances; however, the coach Bob Hollway was fired, and as a result, Ahmad was traded.

He spent two years at the Buffalo Bills, but missed the whole 1975 season as he suffered a knee injury. In 1976, he was training with the Seattle Seahawks, but was eventually traded to the Minnesota Vikings, for whom he played until his retirement in 1982, during which time his net worth increased to a large degree. His game numbers also increased, and thanks to that, he earned four consecutive Pro-Bowl appearances, from 1978 to 1981, and was the Pro-Bowl MVP in 1978. Furthermore, Ahmad was also named into the 50 Greatest Vikings.

After he retired, Ahmad became a commentator and analyst for various NFL, NBA and MLB shows, which also increased his net worth. He was a host of “NBA Inside Stuff”, and also hosted “Celebrity Mole”, and “Caesars Challenge” with Dan Doherty. Furthermore, he had his own show “NBA Access With Ahmad Rashad”, and was a panelist on the daily talk show “Morning Drive” on the Golf Channel in 2013.

Regarding his personal life, Ahmad Rashad has been married four times, firstly in 1969 with Deidre Waters, with whom he has a daughter. Later, he married Matilda Johnson in 1976; they have two children and were together only three years. His third marriage was with actress Phylicia Ayers-Allen (1985-2001), with whom he has a daughter. Finally, he married his fourth wife Sale Johnson in 2007 – they divorced in 2013. Speaking about religion, in 1972 he converted from Pentecostalism to United Submitters International, a reformist moderate Islamic religious community, and a year later he legally changed his name.

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