About Ricky Williams
It has been estimated that the overall amount of Ricky Williams net worth is 3 million dollars. However, it has also been known that lately his net worth has increased more and some sources have estimated it to be as high as 19 million dollars. Ricky Williams has earned a huge part of his net worth through his career as a football player, which has also made him very popular in sports industry.
He started to play football more intensely when he began to study at Patrick Henry High School in San Diego, California. When he belonged to the school’s football team, Ricky Williams got one of his first bigger awards, which was the Player of the Year award in 1994, which he received from San Diego Union-Tribune. After graduation, Ricky Williams received a scholarship to study at the University of Texas and he also played for the university’s football team called the Texas Longhorns. In 1997 and in 1998 Ricky Williams got two more important awards, which were the Doak Walker Award and the Jim Brown Trophy.
In 1999, Ricky Williams participated in the NFL Draft, where he was chosen by the New Orleans Saints. In this team, he stayed for three seasons. Thus, playing in this team has also added up to the total amount of Ricky Williams net worth.
Later, he was also playing for the team of the Miami Dolphins. However, it was also the time when he started to feel clinical depression and was diagnosed with social anxiety disorder. In 2004, he stated that he retired from his career as a football player. However, one year later he came back to play in the team but was not allowed to play because of illegal drug use. In 2006 Ricky Williams was playing in the Toronto Argonauts team which competes in the CFL and he stayed in it for one season.
Drug tests which were done failed and he came back to the NFL in 2007. He was playing in the Miami Dolphins again but in 2011 Ricky Williams signed a contract with the Baltimore Ravens team and the contract stated that he would belong to this team for two years. In 2012, Ricky Williams released the statements that he was officially retiring from professional football career, although it has added up a lot to the overall amount of Ricky Williams net worth as well as made him very famous.