How much is Odell Beckham Jr. worth? $25 Million
How did Odell Beckham Jr. earn his money and wealth?
Odell Beckham Jr. is a football receiver for the New York Giants of the National Football League. He was born Odell Cornelious Beckham Jr. on November 5, 1992, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He attended Isidore Newman School where he participated in sports such as basketball, football, and track. He played football during his junior as well as senior years. He also played basketball and was selected in the all-district in his junior and senior years. He also excelled in athletics like his mother and did very well in high and long jump events and sprinting. Beckham also played soccer and idolizes David Beckham. He was offered a chance to try out in the junior national team program but he opted to stay at home instead of moving overseas.
Beckham chose to attend Louisiana State University even though he had offers from universities like Nebraska, Ole Miss, Tulsa and Tulane amongst others. He started in LSU in 2011. He recorded 41 receptions for 475 yards and two touchdowns in his freshman season which led to him being named a freshman All-SEC selection. He decided to forego his senior year and was part of the NFL Draft in 2014.
Beckham was the 12th overall pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft and picked up by the New York Giants. He joined them on May 19, 2014. He played well for the Giants and was named the Offensive Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press in 2015. He was also awarded the Pro Football Writers Association Offensive Rookie of the Year Award in 2014. He graced the cover of Madden NFL 16 and became the youngest player to do so in 2015. He has continued to play for the Giants in 2016, 2017 and 2018. He hopes to continue to play for the Giants in the new season but wishes to be one of the highest paid in football.
Beckham’s parents are both into sports. His father was a standout runner at Marshall High School while his mother, a track runner, is now the coach of the track and field team at Nicholls State University. He has two younger siblings: brother Kordell and sister Jasmine.
Beckham has made appearances on television through the endorsements he has signed up with brands such as Steiner Sports, Nike, Dunkin Donuts, Head & Shoulders, Foot Locker, EA Sports, Lenovo and ROAR Sports drink.
What are the career highlights and awards of Odell Beckham Jr.?
- 3x Pro Bowl (2014-16)
- 2x Second-team All-Pro (2015, 2016)
- NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (2014)
- PFWA All-Rookie Team (2014)
- SEC Champion (2011)
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