Damien Woody net worth is
People also search for
Damien Woody Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Damien Michael Woody was born on 3 November 1977, in Beaverdam, Virginia USA, and is a former American Football player, best known as an offensive lineman for the New England Patriots, Detroit Lions and New York Jets in the National Football League (NFL).
So just how rich is Damien Woody at present” According to sources, Woody has amassed a net worth of over $12 million as of early 2017, largely gathered during his football career from 1999-2010.
Damien Woody Net Worth $12 million
Woody attended Patrick Henry High School in Ashland, Virginia, becoming a member of the school’s football team, the Patrick Henry Patriots, whom he helped to win the State Championship in 1994. He enrolled at Boston College, in Massachusetts, joining the school’s football team, the Eagles, and becoming an All-American and an All-Big East offensive lineman.
Woody was selected in the first round as the 17th overall pick by the New England Patriots in the 1999 NFL Draft. Being selected as a center, he started all 16 regular season games in his first season with the team, but would later switch to guard and also to tackle. Despite struggling with delivering the snap in the shotgun formation, Woody established himself as a valuable player. In 2001 he earned his first trip to the Super Bowl and was then selected to the Pro Bowl in the following year. His second selection to Super Bowl came in 2003, so helping his team to win two Super Bowls which greatly contributed to his popularity. Aside from boosting his reputation, Woody’s tenure with the Patriots enabled him to earn a considerable net worth.
Becoming a free agent, the player joined the Detroit Lions in 2004, being selected as a Pro Bowl alternate later that year. After starting in all games of that and of the following season, Woody missed most of season 2006 due to an injury. Nevertheless, his time with the Lions significantly added to his wealth.
He went on to join the New York Jets in 2008, signing a five-year, $25 million contract with $11 million in guaranteed money. However, during the 2011 game against the Indianapolis Colts, he suffered an Achilles injury, which placed him on the injured reserve list. Shortly after, the team released him, and later that year, the player announced his retirement from professional football.
Woody’s 12-year career in the NFL as offensive lineman for the Patriots, Lions and Jets, brought him two Super Bowl rings, and has enabled him to achieve a great level of fame and to amass a considerable fortune.
Following his retirement, Woody pursued a career in television, becoming a television NFL analyst for ESPN, with whom he has remained ever since, and can be seen on NFL Live, SportsCenter and other ESPN programs, another source of Woody’s wealth.
Aside from his career In the NFL, the former player is also known for participating in the NBC reality television show, “The Biggest Loser”, in the show’s 16th season entitled “The Biggest Loser: Glorious Days” – during his 12 weeks on the show, he lost nearly 100 pounds.
When it comes to his personal life, Woody is married to Nicole Woody, with whom he has seven children. The family resides in Mendham Borough, New Jersey.