Hines Ward Net Worth 2020, Bio, Wiki, Height, Awards, and Instagram.
Hines Ward Net Worth – Hines Edward Ward, Jr. is a retired South Korean-born American football wide receiver and current NBC studio analyst who played 14 seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League.
He played college football at the University of Georgia. The Pittsburgh Steelers selected him in the third round of the 1998 NFL Draft, and he became the team’s all-time leader in receptions, receiving yardage and touchdown receptions.
Hines Edward Ward, Jr. was born on the 8th March 1976, in Seoul, South Korea, of African, American and Korean descent.
He is best known to the world for being the greatest American football player in the position of wide receiver in the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers team, and the best blocking wide receiver in the history of the National Football League (NLF). Currently, he is recognized as a leading analyst for NBC.
Hines Ward was born in South Korea, but when he was only one year old, his family moved to Atlanta, Georgia, the United States.
Soon afterward his parents divorced and he was raised by his mother. He graduated from Forest Park High School, where he started playing football. In showing his true potential, he was twice a winner of the award “Clayton County Offensive Player of the Year”.
During his studies at the University of Georgia, he played football for the University of Georgia Bulldogs in the position of wide receiver.
Ward’s professional career began in 1998 after graduating with a BA in consumer economics, when he participated in NFL Draft, being chosen in the third round by the Pittsburgh Steelers team.
In this team, he has been the longest-tenured player. Until the beginning of the 2000s, he had a little success playing for the team, but in 2001 season, Ward earned his first Pro Bowl appearance, which was soon followed by three consecutive all-star games in seasons 2002, 2003 and 2004, as he became the leader in the reception of the team.
Ward was also named Pittsburg Steelers team MVP in 2002, 2004 and 2005. As his games were improving, so also did his net worth, as he signed a contract extension in 2005 worth $25.83 million.
In that season, Ward won his first championship title with the Steelers with a victory over Seattle Seahawks in 2006, and being named the MVP of the Super Bowl XL, which increased further his net worth, as he was also given a monetary award.
He is also known for Super Bowl XLIII (2009), when he won his second championship title, with a victory over Arizona Cardinals, and for Super Bowl XLV (2011).
During his time with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Hines became one of the greatest players in the history of the franchise.
He has set numerous records; he is the all-time leader in Receiving Touchdowns, Receptions and Receiving Yards.
He is 12th on the list of players with most Receptions, as he has 1000, and he is a member of the 10,000 Receiving Yards Club since he has 12,083.
After he retired, thanks to his successful career as a professional football player, Ward decided to try himself as an actor and managed to land small roles in TV shows such as “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”, “Mike and Mike in the Morning”, “Rome Is Burning”, etc.
He also appeared in the blockbuster movie “The Dark Knight Rises” (2012) in the role of Gotham Rogues Player, and in 2013 in one episode of the TV drama series “The Walking Dead” as Street Walker.
In 2011, he was a member of ABC’s TV show “Dancing with the Stars”, during the 12th season, in which he eventually finished as a winner, together with his professional dance partner Kym Johnson, which also contributed to his net worth.
In 2012, soon after his retirement, he worked at the Oscar Awards for the NFL Network. Currently, he works as a studio analyst for NBC’s Football Night in America.
Height and Weight
|Height:||6 ft 0 in|
|Height (meters):||1.8 m|
|Height (centimeters):||183 cm|
|Height (inches):||72 in|
|Weight (pounds):||205 lbs|
|Weight (kilograms):||93 kg|
He has been selected to four Pro Bowls (2001-2004) and has made three All-Pro teams (2002-2004). Three times he has been picked for the All-NFL Team.
Ward topped 1,000 yards receiving four straight years, just missing in 2005 and 2006. In 2002, Ward set the single-season team record for receptions (112) and touchdowns (12). He set a career-high with 1329 receiving yards.
Net Worth 2020
Hines Ward is a retired American football wide receiver who has a net worth of $16 million dollars. Hines Ward left a trace in the world of sports as the wide receiver for the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers, where he has been the longest-tenured player.
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