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Hugh Douglas Net Worth

Hugh Douglas Net Worth is
$10 Million

Hugh Douglas Biography

Hugh Lamont Douglas was born on 23 August 1971, in Mansfield, Ohio USA, and is a retired professional American Football player, known for having played in the National Football League (NFL) with several teams. He is also a former football analyst for ESPN, and all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Hugh Douglas? As of early-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $10 million, mostly earned through a successful career in professional football. He played for teams such as the New York Jets, Philadelphia Eagles, and Jacksonville Jaguars, being named as 1995’s Defensive Rookie of the Year, and all of these achievements ensured the position of his wealth.

Hugh Douglas Net Worth $10 million

Hugh attended Mansfield Senior High School, and after matriculating went to Central State University. He studied elementary education and also played for the school’s football team for three years, making 42 sacks in 32 games. He helped the school get an NAIA national championship during his second year and he was also named Defensive Player of the Year by The Pigskin Club of Washington D.C during his senior year.

He entered the 1995 NFL Draft and was selected during the first round by the New York Jets. He would be part of the team for three years before being traded to the Philadelphia Eagles in 1998. He then stayed with the Eagles until 2003 when his contract ended, and he signed for a year with the Jaguars. Around this time his net worth was constantly increasing. After a year with Jacksonville, he returned to Philadelphia in 2004; he would eventually rank as fourth overall in terms of all-time sacks for the Eagles. In 2005, he was cut from the main roster but was then put into one of the team’s front office as the “Good-Will Ambassador”.

He was also employed by WTXF-TV and became an on-air reporter. He became a regular radio personality in the station 610 WIP too, and in 2011, he became a co-host of the Six Nations Championship Rugby show on BBC America. During his time with the show, he did interviews, tried the sport, and even took an Irish step-dancing lesson. A few months later, he was hired by ESPN as an NFL Studio Analyst, and became part of several shows including “First Take” and “Sports Center”, for which his net worth continued to increase. The following year, he became a full-time analyst at “Numbers Never Lie” alongside Jalen Rose. However, in 2013 he was fired because of a racist comment, calling Michael Smith a “house nigga”. Douglas now works as part of the radio station 92.9 “The Game”.

For his personal life, it is also known that Douglas has married twice, firstly to Ayanna Archie with whom he has a daughter, and currently to Simona Brown. Hugh has been in several altercations over the course of his career; in 2005, he clashed with former teammate Terrell Owens which led to Owens being suspended by the team. He was also recently arrested for third degree assault after it was proven that he physically hurt his (supposed) girlfriend.

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Quick Facts

Full NameHugh Douglas
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthAugust 23, 1971
Died1455
Place Of BirthMansfield, Ohio, United States
Height1.87 m
Weight128 kg
ProfessionAmerican football defensive end
EducationCentral State University
NationalityAmerican
SpouseSimona Douglas
SiblingsKayla Rachelle, Brianna Syann
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/bighugh53
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugh_Douglas_(American_football)
AwardsNFL Honors - AP Defensive Rookie of the Year
MoviesThe Lonely Guy
TV ShowsBallers


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Retired after being released in the NFl preseason by The Jacksonville Jaguars. [August 2005]
2National Football League analyst on ESPN, August 2011-present.
3In 1999 started Hugh Douglas Foundation which benefits children in the Mansfield area, He Also donated $50,000 to the Eagles Book Mobile.
4Member of the 2004 NFC Champion Philadelphia Eagles.
5Selected to the Pro Bowl following the 2000 thru 2002 seasons.
6Defensive end for New York Jets (1995-1997), Philadelphia Eagles (1998-2002; 2004), and Jacksonville Jaguars (2003)


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Happy Birthday, Harris Malden2008Big Ben

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Football Life2015TV SeriesHimself
ESPN Friday Night Fights2013TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member
Mike & Mike2011TV SeriesHimself
His & Hers2011TV SeriesHimself
Leaf2008Himself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006-2007TV SeriesHimself
The Best Damn Sports Show Period2006TV SeriesHimself
Pardon the Interruption2005TV SeriesHimself - Guest Interviewee
Super Bowl XXXIX2005TV SpecialHimself - Philadelphia Eagles Defensive End
ESPN's Sunday Night Football1998-2004TV SeriesHimself - Philadelphia Eagles Defensive End / Himself - Jacksonville Jaguars Defensive End
The Complete History of the Philadelphia Eagles2004Video documentaryHimself
NFL Monday Night Football2001-2002TV SeriesHimself - Philadelphia Eagles Defensive End
NFL on FOX1996-2002TV SeriesHimself - Philadelphia Eagles Defensive End / Himself - Philadelphia Eagles Defensive end / Himself - New York Jets Defensive End
ESPN SportsCentury2002TV Series documentaryHimself
BET's Top 25 Countdown1999TV SeriesHimself (2007)
The NFL on NBC1997TV SeriesHimself - New York Jets Defensive End
1995 New York Jets1996Video shortHimself
TNT Sunday Night Football1995TV SeriesHimself - New York Jets Defensive End
1995 NFL Draft1995TV MovieHimself - 16th Overall Pick
NFL Films Presents1967TV Series documentaryHimself
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