Marshawn Lynch nicknamed “Beast Mode” is a professional American football running back for Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). In 2007 after being a 12th pick in NFL Draft where he joined the Buffallo Hills for a deal worth $19 million he has established himself as one of the best NFL running backs in the world. Other than Bufallo Hills Marshawn Lynch has played for other teams such as Seattle Seahawks and now he is at Oakland Raiders who brought him back from retirement. Let’s get to see the actual Marshawn Lynch net worth in 2018 and how he has earned it. We shall also uncover a few things you probably don’t know about Marshawn Lynch.
Marshawn Lynch Biography
Born Marshawn Terrell Lynch in the state of California in 1986 is the son of Delisa a former 200-meter track record holder. Lynch career started off at an early age back in Oakland where he grew up together with his three older siblings.
Lynch career football career started off back in Oakland Technical High School where he was a student. During his time at Oakland Technical High School he was voted the San Francisco East Bay player of the year, and a SuperPrep All-American. other than football he did well also in track and field events especially on sprinting and jumping. During his high school years, he played linebacker, defensive back and quarterback.
Upon graduation in high school he joined University of California and quickly became part of California Golden Bears football team where he was nicknamed “money”. During his time in college he was named the 8th best player in the nation, earned a couple of preseason All-American accolades, named the Pac-10 offensive player of the year in 2006, awarded with Co-Offensive Player of the Game award among many other awards.
His professional career kicked off when he was selected during the 2007 NFL Draft by Buffalo Bills as the 12th overall pick in its first round. He signed a contract with Buffalo hills worth $19 million. he stayed with the team in 2007 season, 2008 season 2009 season, and part of 2010 season. After suffering an ankle sprain and just starting three games in 2010 season he was traded to Seattle Seahawks in the fourth round of 2011 NFL Draft. He stayed with Seattle Seahawks in 2010 season earning the nickname “Beast Mode’, in 2011 season he signed $31 million contract, and stayed with the team in 2012 season, 2013 season, 2014 season, and 2015 season.
In 2016 February Lynch retired from football but in 2017 April he came back to the NFl through Oakland Raiders where he signed $9 million contract which has $16 million as the max and $2 million if he makes it to 1000 yards for the season. Today he is the 31st player in the NFL history to rush for over 10,000 rushing yards.
On award and achievements: Marshawn Lynch has been awarded with Super Bowl champion (XLVIII), 5× Pro Bowl (2008, 2011–2014), First-team All-Pro (2012), Second-team All-Pro (2014), 2× NFL rushing touchdowns leader (2013, 2014), First-team All-American (2006), First-team All-Pac-10 (2006) and Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Year (2006).
How much is net worth of Marshawn Lynch
Marshawn Lynch net worth stands at $60 million. the main source of Marshawn Lynch net worth fortune is his career earning where he has earned around $40 million in career. Upon joining Buffallo Bills he signed a contract worth $19 million, signed a contract worth $31 million with Seattle Seahawks, in 2016 he renewed the contract with Seattle Seahawks paying him $24 million and in 2017 joined Oakland Raiders with an offer of $9 million. Another of Marshawn Lynch net worth source in 2018 is his off-field earnings which amount to $5 million. some of his major partner sponsorship deals are with companies such as Microsoft, Nike, Pepsi, Skittles and others. He also gets some good money from Beast Mode merchandise online which amounts to $2 million.
7 Facts You Need To Know About Marshawn Lynch
The return of Beast Mode into the game was spectacular to American football fans considering he is one of the best in the sport today. Below we have compiled a list of things you don’t know about Marshawn Lynch.
1. Did you know that Marshawn Lynch has a cousin who plays in NFL just like him? Well his name id JaMarcus Russell.
2. The reason he switched his no from No 24, to No 10 its because it has something to do with the family. His cousin Virdell Larkins had No 9 and Robert Jordan No 11 so he decided to take No 10.
3. He doesn’t like talking to the media and normally prefers to give one-word answers.
4. His favorite run isn’t from his college or NFL but from his high school. This happened during the silver Bowl.
5. He really loves eating Skittles where Skittles company even gave him a sponsorship deal and a supply of a lifetime.
6. If he wouldn’t made it to be a running back he would have been a “rover”.
7. Before choosing University of California Berkeley he had an option B which is University of Oregon.
It seems his time to retire hadn’t come and someone still believed in him and his skills. We thank Oakland Raiders for bringing him back and we are looking forward for a successful 2018 season.