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Born William Ray Guy in the 22nd December 1949, in Swainsboro, Georgia USA, Ray is a retired American Football player who spent his entire career playing for the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders, from 1973 to 1986, and with whom he won three Super Bowl rings. He played in punter position, and was selected for seven Pro Bowl games, while he was named to the First-team All-Pro six times.
Have you ever wondered how rich Ray Guy is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Guy’s net worth is as high as $3 million, an amount earned largely through his successful career as a professional American Football player.
Ray Guy Net Worth $3 Million
Ray was born in Swainsboro and went to Thomson High School in Thomson, Georgia. After matriculation he enrolled at Southern Mississippi where he started playing football. During his college career, he was rather successful, earning a unanimous All-American selection in 1972, and setting several records including the 61-yard field goal in a snowstorm during a game in Utah.
After his senior year, Ray declared for the 1973 NFL Draft and became the first punter to be drafted in the first round, as he was selected by the Oakland Riders as the 23rd pick. He remained a Raider his whole career, playing in 207 games, making 1,049 punts for 44,493 yards with the longest punt being 77 yards. Thanks to his great plays Ray signed several lucrative contracts over the course of his career, which increased his wealth to a large degree. He posted several records, including making 619 consecutive punts between blocks, and a 111 career punts in post season games, another record. He won three Super Bowls with the Raiders, in 1976, 1980, and 1983, when the Oakland Raiders moved to Los Angeles. He was also selected for the Pro-Bowl game seven times, consecutively from 1973 to 1978 and then again in 1980. Also, he was named into the First-team All-Pro six times, also consecutively from 1973 to 1978, while in 1975 he won the Golden Toe Award.
After his career ended, he was included in the NFL 1970s All-Decade Team and NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team. Moreover, Ray was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame, both in 2014, making it the hallmark of his successful career.
Regarding his personal life, Ray has two children with his ex-wife Beverly.
Back in 2011, Ray had severe financial problems as he filed for bankruptcy, and even put his Super Bowl rings for sale, fetching almost $100,000. However, he has managed to recover financial stability.