Le’Veon Bell Net Worth

March 17, 2023
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 23: Running back Le'Veon Bell #26 of the Pittsburgh Steelers smiles as he looks on from the field during a game against the New England Patriots at Heinz Field on October 23, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Patriots defeated the Steelers 27-16. (Photo by George Gojkovich/Getty Images)

Le’Veon Nadrew Bell was born on the 18th February 1992, in Reynoldsburg, Ohio USA, and is a professional American Football player, who currently plays as a running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). So far, he has three Pro-Bowl appearances and has been named to First-team All-Pro on two occasions.

Have you ever wondered how rich Le’Veon Bell is, as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Bell’s net worth is as high as $3.5 million, an amount earned through his successful career, active since 2013.


Le’Veon Bell Net Worth $3.5 Million


The middle child of five, Le’Veon has two older sisters and two younger brothers, with whom he spent his childhood in Ohio, raised by his single mother, Lisa A. Bell, so the whole family struggled financially. After entering Groveport Madison High School, Le’Veon started playing football, but also basketball, and ran track. Thanks to his success in high school, he received several scholarship offers to play football, eventually committing to Michigan State University, though he wasn’t even scouted in particular by the college. He played for the Michigan State Spartans from 2010 until 2012, and finished his college career with 33 rushing touchdowns, from 3,346 rushing yards. He won several awards, including becoming the Big Ten champion in 2010, and was named into First-team All-American in 2012, among other honors.

Predicted to be selected in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft, Le’Veon was chosen by the Pittsburgh Steelers as the 48th pick, and on the 3rd June he signed a contract with the franchise worth $4.12 million over four years, and a signing bonus of $1.37 million, which firmly established his net worth.

He made his debut on the 29th September 2013 against the Minnesota Vikings, scoring a touchdown. In his rookie season, Le’Veon played in 13 games, all starts, and scored eight touchdowns with 860 rushing yards. His second season has so far been his best, starting all 16 games and scoring eight touchdowns with 1,361 rushing yards, while he also had 854 receiving yards and scored three receiving touchdowns. In 2015 Bell suffered a torn MCL and played in only five games, while before the injury he was also suspended for two games for marijuana possession, which led to his worst statistical season, with only three rushing touchdowns and 556 rushing yards.

However, he returned to the field in 2016, and in another 12 games scored seven rushing touchdowns from 1,268 rushing yards, while also adding two receiving touchdowns, and 616 receiving yards. This led to a new contract with the Steelers, worth $12 million over one year, which added a considerable amount to his net worth, which seems sure to rise further.

In 2017, Le’Veon continued with his consistent plays, setting several franchise records, and with nine rushing touchdowns broke his own personal record, also adding 1,291 rushing yards.

Furthermore, Le’Veon scored two receiving touchdowns from another 655 receiving yards.

Regarding his personal life, Le’Veon has been in a relationship with model Mercedes Dollson with whom he has a child, born in January 2017.

Le’Veon has become recognized for his philanthropic activities too; he works with PETA and several other foundations that help people and animals.

He is a big tattoos fan, and has several tattoos on his body, including two scriptures – Jeremiah 1:5 and John 3:16 – among other tattoos.

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