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Born London Levi Fletcher on the 19th May 1975 in Cleveland, Ohio USA, he is a retired American Football linebacker, who spent 16 seasons in the National Football League (NFL), playing for franchises St. Louis Rams (1998-2001), Buffalo Bills (2002-2006), and Washington Redskins (2007-2013). During his career, London made it into the All-Star team four times, consecutively from 2009 to 2012, and won the Super Bowl in 1999 season with the St. Louis Rams.
Have you ever wondered how rich London Fletcher is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Fletcher’s net worth is as high as $12 million, an amount earned through his successful career as an American Football linebacker, which was active from 1998 until 2013.
London Fletcher Net Worth $12 Million
London grew up in his hometown and went to Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School, where he started playing competitive football, and basketball as well. He received several honors for his efforts in both sports, including winning two state championships with the basketball team.
After high school, London enrolled at John Carroll University, where he continued to play football and basketball, and posted a record of 202 tackles during his college football career. Also, he received honors of being named as the Division III National Linebacker of the Year.
After college, London wasn’t selected in the 1998 NFL Draft, but still received a contract offer by the St. Louis Rams. He managed to break into the first squad before opening day, and played in all 16 games in his rookie season, which earned him Rams Rookie of the Year Award. The following year his numbers improved as he made 138 tackles during the season, and was an integral part of the Rams defense that in a great way helped the whole team to secure the Super Bowl victory against the Tennessee Titans 23:16. This was London’s first and only Super Bowl ring in his career.
After the end of the 2001 season, London became an unrestricted free agent and signed with the Buffalo Bills. In the first season with his new team, London set his career high in tackles with 147, while he also made 3.0 sacks. He played with the Bills until 2006 with great success, however, highest honors eluded him, as he was only chosen as alternate for Pro-Bowl games.
After his contract with the Bills expired, he became a new member of the Washington Redskins, signing a contract worth $25 million over five years, which increased his wealth to a large degree. He played for the Redskins until the end of his career in 2013, receiving one more contract extension in 2012 worth $10.75 million over two years, further increasing his wealth.
London’s performances further improved while in Washington, making that final move to becoming a Pro-Bowler, as he made four consecutive appearances, from 2009 to 2012. He had his best career season in 2011 when he made 166 tackles and 1.5 sacks. After the end of 2012 season in which London had several smashing performances, and overall statistics of 139 tackles, career high five interceptions, he underwent elbow and left ankle surgeries in order to be able to play in 2013 season. Luckily, he returned in time for the start of the season, and had another stellar season, before deciding to retire from football.
Thanks to his great performance with Washington, he was added to the list of 80 Greatest Redskins.
During his career, London never missed a game and in all played 256 consecutive games, 215 of which were consecutive starts. He also posted the record of most consecutive starts at the linebacker position, while he is sixth on the list of most consecutive starts.
Regarding his personal life, London has been married to Charne Baker since 2006, with whom he has three children. He is a devout Christian and has often spoken how the faith has affected his life in a positive way.