Richard Kevin Sherman is a famous US football cornerback who has been playing for the Seattle Seahawks of the NFL (National Football League). The Seattle Seahawks recruited him in the 2011 NFL competition. He was also chosen five times to the Pro Bowl and elected for All-Pro five times. He has the highest number of defended passes and interceptions of an active player. He was a renowned player of the team that won the” Super Bowl XLVIII” for Seattle Seahawks.
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Early Life & Biography
Richard was born and brought up in Compton, California. During 2006 to 1010, he played for the Stanford Cardinal football team. For his fabulous performance in the competition, he received an athletic scholarship for attending Stanford University. The Seahawks hired him in the 5th round of the NFL Draft in 2011. His honest personality, candid nature, frequent trash talks, and love for making big plays, are some of the reasons that made him one of the most celebrated players.
Richard got married to his long-time girlfriend, Ashley at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta, Canta in 2018. The couple gave birth to their son Rayden and daughter Avery. He has a charity foundation that is formed to assist poor kids throughout the country. Throughout his sporting career, with his outstanding performance, and game, he has gathered a considerable fan following. In very less time, he has become a youth icon.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on March 30, 1988, Richard Sherman is 32 years old as of today’s date 14th September 2020. His height is 6 ft 3inches tall, and his weight is 90 kg.
Richard played in the ‘Senior Bowl’ competition in 2011. He attended the ‘NFL Scouting Combine.’ ‘Sporting News’ ranked him on the fourth position in the Best Cornerback in 2011 NFL Draft. He was chosen in the fifth round by the ‘Seattle Seahawks.’ In 2011, he signed a four-year contract worth $2.22 million that included a signing bonus of $182,424.
In 2012, Richard and Brandon Browner were banned for four games for taking ‘Adderall’ drug that was known to be a CNS-stimulant. In 2012, he appealed against a suspension for the game. He played a total of sixteen games and scored 58 solo tackles, eight interceptions, 24 pass deflections and a touchdown. In 2013, he was chosen for the ‘2014 Pro Bowl’. It was his first Pro-Bowl. Later, he was also selected in the team of the ‘Associated Press NFL All-Pro First Team’.
In 2014, he played a significant role in making his team won in the NFC Championship Game against the ‘San Francisco 49ers’. His mocking gesture in the game was viewed violation to the game rules, and so he was fined $7875.
In May 2014, Richard signed a four-year contract with the ‘Seattle Seahawks’ worth $56 million contracts. This grand opportunity made Richard one of the highest-paid cornerback throughout NFL history.
Richard was presented with two important awards for ‘Thanksgiving Day Game’, and ‘NFC Defensive Player of the Week in November 2014. In his 2014 season, he scored 5745 solo tackles, four interceptions, and eight pass deflections. In March 2018, he resigned from his duties from ‘Seattle Seahawks’. On March 10th, he entered into a $39 million contract of three years with ‘San Francisco 49ers.’
In 2013, Richard established his charity institute as ‘Blanket Coverage – The Richard Sherman Family Foundation’. This foundation provided stationery and other school supplies to all those students in the US who belongs from low-income groups.
Awards & Achievements
Richard has a successful football career. For his four consecutive years (from 2013 to 2016), he was nominated to the ‘Pro-Bowl.’ In addition to it, in 2013, he also led the NFL League. He was nominated thrice for ‘First-Team All-Pro’ between 2012 to 2014. In 2015, he was also voted for ‘Second-Team All-Pro.’
Net Worth & Salary of Richard Sherman in 2020
As of September 2020, the net worth of Richard is projected to be $50 million. Presently he has a three year of $27,150,000 with the San Francisco 49ers. His average yearly salary is $9,050,000.
Moreover, throughout his NFL career, he has also obtained more than $60 million. He has also signed a rewarding endorsement contract with some of the most promising brands that include T-Mobile, Oberto, Nike, and Body Armor. Presently the mansion in which he stays in Maple Valley, Washington US, is of the worth of $2.31 Million.
Richard Sherman has been one of the most admired football players in the world. All through his sporting career, he has received several awards, and reward money. His exceptional performance has made him highly popular on a global level.