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Richard Kevin Sherman was born on 30 March 1988, in Compton, California. USA, and is an American Football player in the position of corner-back, playing for the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks. Since he entered the league, he has managed to become a player with the third most interceptions at 25 and defended passes at 75.
Are you wondering what the net worth of Richard Sherman is, as of early 2016? Sherman is estimated to have a net worth of about $12 million, accumulated during his football career since 2011. He is considered by many analysts as one of the best corner-backs in the NFL, having helped Seattle Seahawks to many victories. Reports state that he earns an impressive $11.5 million with the team, making him one of the highest paid football players in the league.
Richard Sherman Net Worth $12 Million
Richard Sherman went to Dominguez High School, where he played football and ran track. When he was a senior in 2005, he accounted for 28 catches and 870 yards, eight pass breakups, one interception and 45 tackles, helping the school win the CIF Southern Section Division II, defeating Notre Dame High School with a 41-14 victory. As one of the Dominguez High School’s track team members, he managed to win the California state title in the triple jump competition, managing a mark of 15.44m, which saw him being given the USA Today All-American title.
Due to his success both on track and playing football, Richard Sherman was offered an athletic scholarship, which saw him enrol at Stanford University. He played for the School’s football team for four years (2006-2010), starting as a wide receiver. He was able to record 77 passes before suffering a major injury in 2008. He switched from wide receiver to corner-back after his return, managing 112 tackles and 6 interceptions over two years. He graduated from the University in 2010, with a degree in the field of communications.
In 2011, he was chosen by the Seattle Seahawk’s 5th round in the NFL Draft, making his dreams a reality. He started on a good note, leading all rookies with a total of 17 passes, 55 tackles and four interceptions. In the 2014 NFL Playoffs, he helped the Seahawks win Super Bowl XLVIII, making him extremely popular and loved by many. On 7 May that same year, he was offered a contract extension for four-years worth $57.4 million. which has seen his net worth increase significantly. On June 6, he was named by Madden 15 as the cover athlete, before getting a nomination for the ESPY award for ‘Best Breakthrough Athlete.’ Better yet, the Pro Football Writers Association chose him as one of the players to contest for the PFWA Good Guy Award because of his willingness to provide good information and work with the media.
In his personal life, Richard Sherman’s girlfriend, Ashley Moss, gave birth to their son on 5 February 2015, just four days following their Super Bowl XLIX loss. Richard has a charity organization known as ‘The Richard Sherman Family Foundation,’ which focuses on helping children in low income families by providing them with clothing and school supplies.