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Darrelle Shavar Revis was born on the 14th July 1985 in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, USA. He is a professional football player, who currently plays in the position of cornerback for the New York Jets team in the NFL. Darrelle is nicknamed Revis Island as he manages to switch off the best receivers of the opponent team. Darrelle Revis has been accumulating his net worth as a professional player since 2007.
How much is the net worth of Darrelle Revis? Reportedly, his wealth is as much as $30 million, as of late 2015, accumulated from his years playing in the NFL.
Darrelle Revis Net Worth $30 Million
To begin with, the mother of the football player, Diana Gilbert was a high school track star, good heritage for Darrelle Revis who has been a football star since high school, named the Player of the Year 2003 by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, WPIAL Class AA Player of the Year 2003 by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette as well as Fabulous 22, 2003 also by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He ended his college career having a number of awards and honours among which were Sporting News First-team Freshman All-American, (2004) Jim Thorpe Award semi-finalist (2006) and ESPN College Football Play of the Year (2006).
In the NFL Draft 2007, he was picked 14th in the first round by the Carolina Panthers. The Jets exchanged with the Carolina Panthers their choice of first to get Revis, and he made his debut in the pre-season against the New York Giants after less than a week of training with the team. In the match he executed five tackles and a pass deflected against the defender Sinorice Moss, and returned a punt for 13 yards. At the end of pre-season Revis was appointed the first rookie cornerback since Ray Mickens in 1996, and played for the New York Jets ’til 2012, most of the last season being missed as a result of suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in October, but overall establishing himself as one of the best cornerbacks in the NFL, as evidenced by his selection for four Pro Bowls.
The season of 2013 he spend playing for Tampa Bay Buccaneers after being traded, being named Comeback Player of the Year, plus being selected for his fifth Pro Bowl, however, he was then released as a free agent, and for the season 2014 he played with the New England Patriots team, with whom he won the Super Bowl, but they did not renew their option, and in 2015 Revis moved back to play successfully for the New York Jets, on a five-year $70 million contract.
According to the statistics given by the NFL, Darrelle Revis has managed to make 424 tackles, 2.0 quarterback sacks, 27 interceptions, six forced fumbles, 129 pass deflections and three defensive touchdowns. During his career he has won many individual awards, including named AFC Defensive Player of the Year (2009), AFC Interception Return yards leader (2011), SN Comeback Player of the Year (2013) among others. As a part of the team he was named Super Bowl Champion (XLIX), AFC Champion (2014), First-team All-Pro four times as well as Pro Bowl seven times. It is worth saying, that all those victories increased the outright size of the Darrelle Revis net worth sunstantially.
More, Revis launched his own shoe line entitled Nike Zoom Revis in 2012 which also adds revenues to the total size of his wealth.
Finally, in the personal life of the sportsman, he dated Olivia Longott (2009 – 2010) and Amber Rose (2010). He has a son and a daughter, respectively Jayden and Deyani even though he has never been married.