Edgerrin James Net Worth

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If you are a NFL fan, you may be familiar with the name of Edgerrin James. He is a former American football who played in the NFL for eleven seasons. Edgerrin was born on August 1. 1978 in Immokalee, Florida and today, he reportedly lives in Miami, Florida.

Edgerrin is popular for his career in a number of teams, including Indianapolis Colts (1999-2005), Arizona Cardinals (2006-2008) and Seattle Seahawks (2009). Previously, he played college football for the Miami Hurricanes.

Given the many careers Edgerrin has gone through in several teams and was also known as the best running back player, of course many fans are very curious to know how much wealth he earned through his football career. Thankfully, this post will show you Edgerrin’s net worth, his career journey and a few words about his life in our post below!

Edgerrin James Net Worth

Edgerrin James’s Net Worth

As of this writing, Celebrity Net Worth reported that Edgerrin has a net worth of $40 million. He mostly earned a huge wealth through his NFL career. As a throwback, it’s likely that Edgerrin has a hefty net worth, considering his long and successful career in the NFL.

Edgerrin is most popular for being a running back for the Arizona Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts and Seattle Seahawks, before he retired in 2011. He is also known as a co-owner of one of the largest go-kart tracks in Arizona.

Edgerrin’s Career

Edgerrin’s career started when The Indianapolis Colts chose him for the 1999 Draft that led him to a very lucrative rookie contract of $49 million. He initially played college football for the University of Miami and earned his place in the university history as one the best running backs.

Edgerring ranked third in all-time University of Miami rushing yards. Reportedly, he was the only running back in school history to post two consecutive seasons with 1,000 plus rushing yards. With the most 100-plus rushing games, he also then ranked first in school history.

Moreover, the former Baltimore Ravens running back Willis McGahee has broken Edgerrin’s all single games records. On April 23, 2009, he was inducted into the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame at its 41st Annual Induction Banqual at Jungle Island in Miami.

As a proof, Associated Press named Edgerrin as the 1999 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year where he received four Pro Bowl selections and four All-Pro selections. In his first two seasons, Edgerrin also won the NFL rushing title.

By 2006, Edgerrin left the Colts and signed a four-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals which is worth $30 million. He spent his time with the Cardinals very hard, which led him to not play for the team in the 2009 NFL playoffs.

In fact, Edgerrin’s final play was for the NFL that he spent at the Seattle Seahawks in 2009.  He definitely was with the Arizona Cardinals until 2008. In the NFL, he played for eleven seasons.

Due to the tragic death of his girlfriend and mother of three children, Edgerrin was finally released from the team. After recovering from grief over the death of his girlfriend, he finally signed a one-year (worth $2 million) contract with the Seattle Seahawks in 2009.

With the Seattle Seahawks, Edgerrin only played seven games. The team eventually freed him in just three months. Today, he is reportedly the co-owner of one of Arizona’s largest go-kart tracks.

Here’s a list of Edgerrin’s filmography:

Year Title Character Status
2009 Super Bowl XLIII Himself

Arizona Cardinals Running Back

TV Movie
2007-2009 Rome Is Burning Himself TV Series
2000-2008 NFL Monday Night Football Himself

Indianapolis Colts Running Back Arizona Cardinals Running Back

TV Series
2000-2005 ESPN’s Sunday Night Football Himself

Indianapolis Colts Running Back

TV Series
2004 ESPN SportsCentury Himself TV Series documentary
1999-2003 The NFL on CBS Himself

Indianapolis Colts Running Back

TV Series
1999-2002 NFL on FOX Himself

Indianapolis Colts Running Back

TV Series
1999 1999 NFL Draft Himself

4th Overall Pick

TV Movie

Edgerrin’s Achievements

Edgerrin earned four Pro Bowl Selections and also four All-Pro selections of the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1999. He is the Colts’ all-time leader in career attempts, rushing yards and touchdowns.

In fact, Edgerrin is a member of the 10,000 Yards rushing club and 13th on the all-time rushing list. As of 2020, he was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2020.

Here’s a list of Edgerrin’s Career highlights and awards:

  • NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (1999)
  • 2× First-team All-Pro (1999, 2005)
  • 2× Second-team All-Pro (2000, 2004)
  • 4× Pro Bowl (1999, 2000, 2004, 2005)
  • 2× NFL rushing yards leader (1999, 2000)
  • Indianapolis Colts Ring of Honor
  • NFL 2000s All-Decade Team
  • First-team All-Big East (1998)

Edgerrin’s Champion Games

  • 2003 AFC – Indianapolis Colts 14, New England Patriots 24,

Edgerrin began at running back where he had one touchdown and 19 rushes for 78 yards. He also had two receptions for 13 yards.

  • 2008 AFC – Philadelphia Eagles 25, Arizona Cardinals 32,

Edgerrin began at running back where he had 16 rushes for 73 yards and one reception for 16 yards.

Edgerrin’s Super Bowls

  • Super Bowl XLIII – Arizona Cardinals 23, Pittsburgh Steelers 27,

Edgerrin began at running back where he had 9 rushes for 33 yards. He also had one fumble recovery and four receptions for 28 yards.

Edgerrin’s Personal Information

Here are Edgerrin personal details:

  • Full Name: Edgerrin James
  • Net Worth: $8 Million
  • Date Of Birth: August 1, 1978
  • Place Of Birth: Immokalee, Florida, USA
  • Height: 1.83 m
  • Weight: 99.8 kg
  • Profession: American football player
  • Work Position: AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year
  • Education: Immokalee High School, University of Miami
  • Nationality: American
  • Children: Euro James, Edgerrin James, Eyahna James, Jr, Edquisha James
  • Parents: Julie James, Edward German
  • Siblings: Cherron James
  • Nicknames: Edgerrin James, James, Edgerrin
  • Awards: NFL Honors (AP Offensive Rookie of the Year)
  • Nominations: Best NFL Player ESPY Award
  • Star Sign: Leo

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