Hines Ward Net Worth

April 30, 2023
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Hines Edward Ward, Jr. was born on the 8th March 1976, in Seoul, South Korea, of African, American and Korean descent. He is best known to the world for being the greatest American football player in the position of wide receiver in the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers team, and the best blocking wide receiver in history of National Football League (NLF). Currently, he is recognized as a leading analyst for NBC.

Have you ever wondered how rich Hines Ward is? It has been estimated that Ward’s net worth is over $16 million, with the main source of this amount being his career as a professional football player. Additionally to this, he has appeared in several movies and this has also added to his wealth. There is no doubt that his net worth will become higher as he successfully continues his career in other sport activities and the movie industry.

Hines Ward Net Worth $16 Million

Hines Ward was born in South Korea, but when he was only one year old, his family moved to Atlanta, Georgia, the United States. Soon afterwards his parents divorced and he was raised by his mother. He graduated from the Forest Park High School, where he started playing football. In showing his true potential, he was twice a winner of the award “Clayton County Offensive Player of the Year”. During his studies at the University of Georgia, he played football for the University of Georgia Bulldogs in the position of wide receiver.

Ward’s professional career began in 1998 after graduating with a BA in consumer economics, when he participated in NFL Draft, being chosen in the third round by the Pittsburgh Steelers team. In this team he has been the longest-tenured player. Until the beginning of 2000s he had a little success playing for the team, but in 2001 season, Ward earned his first Pro Bowl appearance, which was soon followed by three consecutive all star games in seasons 2002, 2003 and 2004, as he became the leader in reception of the team. Ward was also named Pittsburg Steelers team MVP in 2002, 2004 and 2005. As his games were improving, so also did his net worth, as he signed a contract extension in 2005 worth $25.83 million. In that season, Ward won his first championship title with the Steelers with a victory over Seattle Seahawks in 2006, and being named the MVP of the Super Bowl XL, which increased further his net worth, as he was also given a money award. He is also known for Super Bowl XLIII (2009), when he won his second championship title, with a victory over Arizona Cardinals, and for Super Bowl XLV (2011).

During his time with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Hines became one of the greatest players in the history of the franchise. He has set numerous records; he is the all time leader in Receiving Touchdowns, Receptions, and Receiving Yards. He is 12th on the list of players with most Receptions, as he has 1000, and he is a member of the 10,000 Receiving Yards Club, since he has 12,083.

After he retired, thanks to his successful career as a professional football player, Ward decided to try himself as an actor, and managed to land small roles in TV shows such as “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”, “Mike and Mike in the Morning”, “Rome Is Burning”, etc. He also appeared in the blockbuster movie “The Dark Knight Rises” (2012) in the role of Gotham Rogues Player, and in 2013 in one episode of the TV drama series “The Walking Dead” as Street Walker. In 2011, he was a member of the ABC’s TV show “Dancing with the Stars”, during the 12th season, in which he eventually finished as a winner, together with his professional dance partner Kym Johnson, which also contributed to his net worth. In 2012, soon after his retirement he worked at the Oscar Awards for the NFL Network. Currently, he works as a studio analyst for the NBC’s Football Night in America.

Regarding his personal life, it is known that Hines Ward has a son, named Jaden, with his ex-wife Simone Rossie Ward(2001-10). Currently, he has been married to Lindsey Georgalas since 2014.

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