Antonio Brown Bio, Career, Personal life, Early life, Net worth, Facts
Who is Antonio Brown?
Antonio Tavaris Brown is one of the NFL's popular professional soccer recipients for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He is simply named Antonio Brown. He is a well known American celebrity. He is famous for contribution to professional life. He is best at the wide receiver position. Currently, he is playing in Pittsburgh Steelers. He is a very talented and skilled player. His shirt number is 84. He won all-American honors as a punt returner in 2008 and 2009. On 8th March 2016, he was announced as one of the celebrities who would compete on season 22 of Dancing with the Stars.
In the Early Life of Antonio Brown
Antonio Brown was born on July 10, 1988, in Miami, Florida, U.S. He was born to a retired Arena Football League star Eddie Brown. His father is regarded as the best Arena League football player of all time. He was really inspired by his father to become a football star. Brown, due to some dispute with his stepfather never gained the guidance he wanted. He is of Black ethnicity and is of American nationality. Antonio attended the Miami Norland High School based in Miami, Florida. He also played as a running back, quarterback, wide receiver and punt returner for the Vikings. He then went on to enroll at North Carolina Tech.
In the career of Antonio Brown
Fig: Antonio Brown as NFL player
Antonio Brown joined the 2010 NFL Draft, forgoing his senior year in college. With no much stress, he became Pittsburgh Steelers’ second wide receiver pick and the 22nd overall wide receiver to be selected. He picked jersey number 84. Brown officially signed a three-year contract worth, $1.28 million with a signing bonus of $73,075 with the Steelers and he debuted in the season’s game against the Tennessee Titans. He ended his rookie season with 16 receptions for 167 yards in just 10 games. Greatly determined to stand out among his peers of the same profession, Brown made it as the very first player in the history of the NFL to have more than 1,000 yards receiving and returning in one season. His football career went smoothly without any injury until in 2012 when he developed an ankle injury which prevented him from appearing in three games. He, however, finished the season with 66 receptions for 787 yards and 5 touchdowns in 13 games and 10 starts.
The next injury Brown had was in 2015 when he left the postseason’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals with a concussion after taking a head hit from Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict. The injury kept him off the field for one game. Brown joined the NFL top 100 all-time for career receptions and the top 100 for career receiving yards in 2016. He was named the Steelers second in career receptions and third in career receiving yards while ranking 57th and 78th in the NFL all-time list. In 2018, Brown also made 10,000 career receiving yards in 116 career games and became NFL’s best Wide Receiver and second best player of the year. Brown’s NFL career stats as of 2018 shows he has 837 total reception for 11,207 receiving yards and 74 touchdowns.
How much is the net worth of Antonio Brown?
Fig: Antonio Brown with his car collections
Antonio Brown has been listed as one of the highest-paid players of his time. As of 2018, he earned a base salary of $915,000 and a signing bonus of $2,900,000. He carried a cap hit of $7,955,000 and a dead cap value of $29,075,000. His 2019 cap hit of $22.17 million ranks 19th overall in the NFL. As a professional player, his net worth stands around $30 million.
In the Personal Life of Antonio Brown
Fig: Antonio Brown with his wife Shameika Brailsford and kid
Antonio is a married man with Shameika Brailsford. Four kids named Antonio Brown Jr, Autonomy Brown, Atanyiah Brown and Ali Brown are blessed with the couple. They seem to be very happy with each other. They spent only a few blissful moments together and due to many disputes and fights among them, they got separated.
Facts o Antonio Brown
- After being selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2010 NFL Draft, he chose 84 as his jersey number. According to him, 32 (8x4) teams overlooked him during the section, which he wanted to remember as an added motivation.
- In March 2016, he appeared on season 22 of the ABC dance competition show, 'Dancing with the Stars'. He competed on the show with his partner professional dancer Sharna Burgess, and reached the semifinals, finishing at the 4th place before being eliminated.
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