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Tiki Barber Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Atiim Kiambu Hakeem-Ah Barber was born on 7 April 1975, in Blacksburg, Virginia USA, and is a former professional American Football player with the New York Giants, which has been the main source of Tiki Barber’s net worth. Barber was awarded the club’s Ring of Honour, after he set the record as the Giants all-time leader in rushing attempts, rushing yards and rushing touchdowns. Barber played football professionally from 1997 to 2006, subsequently being an inductee into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame (2011). Currently, Tiki adds to his net worth as a sports correspondent, and the host of various events, as well as a writer.
How rich is Tiki Barber? According to authoritative sources, the latest estimations are that the net worth of Barber is as much as $18 million, as of mid-2017, mainly accumulated through football career earnings of $35 million.
Tiki Barber Net Worth $18 Million
Concerning Barber’s career in sports, he began playing in the football team which represented Roanoke Cave Springs High School. Later, he gained experience playing for The Virginia Cavaliers football team which represented the University of Virginia; his college career record was 651 carries for 3,389 yards and 31 touchdowns, plus 64 receptions for 602 yards with two touchdowns. In the 1997 NFL draft he was chosen in the second round, 36th overall by the New York Giants team, for which he unusually played during his entire career with the one team, in the position of running back. The player under the 21 number was exceptional for his quick feet, ability to predict and so perfect running vision. In 2000, he became the NFC champion with the team, and other career highlights include three times Pro Bowl (2004, 2005, 2006), three times PFW All-NFC (2002, 2004, 2005), and First team All Pro (2005). In addition, he was admitted into the 10,000 Rushing Yards Club, and received the BBI Giant of the Year Award (2005). In fact, all these achievements helped add considerably to Tiki Barber’s net worth.
Another important career landed by Barber is that of a television broadcaster, which has helped him to increase his popularity as well as add to his net worth. He worked on the NBC Sports programs “Today” (2007) and “Football Night in America/Sunday Night Football” (2007), and has also co-hosted many programs on television and radio, such as “Fox & Friends” (2007) on the Fox News Channel, and the weekly show “Barber Shop” (2007) on Sirius Satellite Radio.
Tiki also commentated at the Summer Olympics of 2008 and Winter Olympics of 2010. Simultaneously, he landed a role in the television series “The Electric Company” (2009). Currently, he hosts two radio programs – “CBS Sports Radio” and “The Morning Show”
In addition to these activities, he has co-written his auto-biography “Tiki: My Life and the Game Beyond” (2007), and the intense lifting program “Tiki Barber’s Pure Hard Workout” (2008). Together with Ronde Barber, his twin brother, he has co-authored eight children’s books including “By My Brother’s Side” (2004), “Kickoff!” (2007), “Wild Card” (2009), “End Zone” (2012) and others, no doubt contributing to his wealth.
Regarding his personal life, Tiki Barber married Ginny Cha in 1999, and they have four children: two boys and twin girls. However, Tiki left his pregnant wife after he had fallen in love with the NBC intern Traci Lynn Johnson in 2009. Tiki and Ginny officially divorced in 2012, and Tiki and Traci married shortly afterwards. They continue to live in New York City.