|Net Worth:||$10 Million|
|Birthday:||Nov 19, 1949|
|Age:||73 years old|
|Height:||6.2 feet (188cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Former football player, Sportscaster|
|Last Updated:||March, 2023|
Ahmad Rashad has a net worth of $10 million in 2023. Ahmad’s profession is being an analyst and sportscaster. He was most dominant in analyzing NBC sports. He was a football player professionally and then he retired.
How Did Ahmad Rashad Become Rich?
His birth name is Robert Earl Moore. Ahmad was born in 1949 in Oregon, Portland. Ahmad attended Mount Tahoma High School which was in Tacoma in Washington. Here he participated in school football. He was given an athletic scholarship from the University of Oregon. His major while studying was elementary education.
Ahmad’s love for football started in Oregon College where he attended school. Growing up his parents encouraged him to pursue football as they could see his talent. They are supportive of him. Oregon Ducks recruited Ahmad to be a wide receiver and ultimately, he played the running back position. He played this very same position in an All-American team in the 1971 College Football. Ahmad then joined the St Louis Cardinals and played for them for 2 seasons from 1972 to 1973 as a wide receiver. In 1974 Ahmad joined Buffalo Bills but couldn’t play the following year as he had injured his knee. He then proceeded to join the Seattle Seahawks followed by the Minnesota Vikings from 1976 to 1982.
Ahmad has had a lot of awards and highlights in his career. From 1978 to 1981, Ahmad got 4 Pro Bowl selections. In 1979 he was part of the All-Pro second team. He received the Ring of Honor from the Minnesota Vikings. He was also part of the All-American first team in 1971. He is part of the Hall of Fame for Oregon Sports. Ahmad was part of the 25th and 40th-anniversary team for the Minnesota Vikings.
In his entire career, he has had 44 touchdowns and in the 6831 yards, he has caught 495 passes. The best moment in his career was in the game with Cleveland Browns where he was given a Hail Mary pass by the Vikings quarterback. He was also a player who had the longest play who did not have a touchdown. Ahmad is famous for doing what many have described as a miracle catch in 1980.
After achieving all these accolades and awards Ahmad decided to retire and get into television and hosting. Ahmad said he loves sports and although he cannot be on the field anymore, he was still willing to be involved in sports on various platforms. He is working as an analyst in studios, a reporter for games, and anchoring for various sporting activities. Ahmad became the host of the National Basketball Association weekly; this was a position he enjoyed. From 1990 to 2004 he hosted NBA Inside Stuff and ESPN sporting shows. He hosted NBA Access with Ahmad Rashad from 2005 to 2011.
Ahmad has also appeared on many television shows and films as a sports personality. He is also featured in reality TV shows like Celebrity Mole and various game shows like Caesars Challenge that are not related to sports. He is excellent at hosting shows and analyzing games. Ahmad is also covering the MLB, NBA, and NFL contests. He is also a game reporter. This game reporting job is for ABC and NBC. In 2000 he hosted Real TV. Ahmad was acting in The Last Dance. He is also working as a part-time employee for the Twin Cities TV station in the last 5 years of his professional career in Football. He was not only successful as a player but also as a sportscaster.
Ahmad’s acting career took off successfully as he acted in the 5th Quarter in 2016, Like Mike in 2002, Cosby in 1999, Space Jam in 1996, NBA on NBC in 1995, Jailbirds in 1991, The Cosby Show, from 1988 to 1991, Voices That Care: Voices That Care in 1991, Monsters in 1990 and A Different World in 1990. To many in the sporting and entertainment industry, he has been described as the jack of all trades.
What Is Ahmad Rashad Net Worth?
Ahmad Rashad has a net worth of $10 million. He made his money from being a professional football player, acting in various series, and being an NBC and ABC sportscaster. He makes $1.37 million per year.
Ahmad Rashad also makes money from hosting game shows on television. The exact amount that he makes from his role as a host and an actor is not known.
How Ahmad Rashad Spends His Money?
Ahmad Rashad spends money on buying luxurious houses and cars. He bought a house in Florida, Palm Beach Gardens. The house cost him $740 000, and he is currently selling it. The house is known to have more than 1 golf course. He also has another house that he bought in Jupiter Florida. He has also spent an undisclosed amount of money on a sports car that he owns.
Ahmad has been married five times and has since spent money on weddings and family vacations. Ahmad does not like wearing expensive branded clothes and prefers to wear ordinary affordable clothes.
- Ahmad was arrested on issues of felony theft and was charged with a misdemeanor in 1971.
- Ahmad converted to Islam from Pentecostalism in 1972.
- After joining Islam, Ahmad changed his name from Bobby Moore to Ahmad Rashad.
- His name Ahmad Rashad means “admirable one led to truth”.
- Ahmad had had four divorces from five marriages.
- Ahmad’s best man at one of his weddings in 1995 was the famous O.J Simpson.