Ahmad Rashad Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family.
Ahmad Rashad is a former professional American football player and a sportscaster in the United States. He is mostly employed with NBC Sports. He was a wide receiver with the St. Louis Cardinals, Buffalo Bills, and Minnesota Vikings in the National Football League.
Ahmad Rashad’s Bio in Condensed Form
Ahmad Rashad was born Robert Earl Moore on November 19, 1949, in Portland, Oregon. Ahmad Rashad’s name means ‘Admirable One Led to Truth.’ Bobby Moore is another moniker for him.
Ahmad Rashad has been a sports fan since he was a child. He was a member of Mount Tahoma High School’s football team. After graduating from high school, he received an athletic scholarship to the University of Oregon in Eugene, where he played for head coach Jerry Frei. He finished with a degree in elementary education and was a member of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity.
Career in Football
Ahmad Rashad began his career as a wide receiver as a sophomore in 1969 and then moved to running back, where he was an All-American in 1971. After being selected fourth overall in the 1972 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals, Ahmad Rashad began his career in the league. In 1972, he was named to the UPI all-rookie team. In 1973, Ahmad was dealt to the Buffalo Bills for backup quarterback Dennis Shaw when the Cardinals hired a new head coach. In 1976, the Buffalo Bills traded him to the Minnesota Vikings for a future selection pick.
Despite failing the Vikings’ physical test, Ahmad Rashad was kept on the club owing to quarterback Fran Tarkenton’s actions. He has 495 receptions and 44 touchdowns in his football career. He was considered one of the top 50 Vikings of all time.
A Career in Broadcasting
Ahmad Rashad began working in the broadcasting media as a sportscaster after retiring from football. He covered the NFL, NBA, and Major League Baseball. He works for NBC Sports and ABC as a studio anchor and game reporter. For 16 seasons, he presented NBA Inside Stuff, the video-clip show Real TV in 2000, the reality show Celebrity Mole, NBA Access with Ahmad Rashad on ABC Network, and a variety of other shows. He has appeared as a guest on a number of shows.
Live in a $5 million mansion Mansion
Ahmad Rashad, who is 67 years old, is said to have a rich salary that is boosting his net worth day by day. He is said to have a $8 million net worth, according to sources. He was slated to make $200,000 as a member of the Minnesota Vikings.
He currently lives in a $5 million house in the Bears Club compound. He also owns a $350,000 property in the nearby Palm Beach Gardens.
Ana Luz Rodriguez-Paz is his wife. Following Four Divorces
Moving on to Ahmad Rashad’s personal life, he is a married man. His marriage is full of ups and downs. He has five marriages and four divorces under his belt. He married his first wife, Deidre Waters, in 1969 and they have a daughter named Keva, who was born in 1970. In the same year, he had a son named Sean as a result of his affair. His girlfriend’s name has not been revealed. His wife Deidre divorced him on January 26, 1970, due to his infidelity.
Ahmad Rashad married Matilda Johnson in 1976, and they have two children: Maiyisha, a daughter, and Ahmad Jr., a son. In 1979, the couple divorced. After that, he married Phylicia Ayers-Allen, an actress well recognized for her role on The Cosby Show. During the pregame show between the Detroit Lions and the New York Jets, Ahmad proposed to her on national television. For both of them, this was their third marriage. Prior to marrying him, Phylicia was the mother of a son. After a year of marriage in 1986, the couple welcomed a daughter named Condola Phylea Rashad. The pair were married for 16 years and had a wonderful time together. However, the couple’s relationship began to suffer from misunderstandings and conflicts, and the marriage eventually terminated in divorce in 2001.
In 2007, Ahmad Rashad married Sale Johnson, the former wife of Woody Johnson, the owner of the New York Jets and heir to Johnson & Johnson, signing prenuptial agreements that guaranteed him a penny if they divorced. Her ex-three husband’s children were included in the deal. In 2013, the couple divorced. In 2016, Ahmad married Ana Luz Rodriguez-Paz, a thirty-five-year-old psychotherapist. Currently, the pair is in a happy relationship.
He is also Casey Johnson’s stepfather.
|Date of Birth:
|72 years old
|United States of America
|6 Feet 1 Inch
|Robert Earl Moore, Jr
|American football player
|Sale Johnson (m. 2007) Phylicia Rashad (m. 1985), Matilda Johnson (m. 1976)
|Keva was born in 1970 son named Sean
|Tacoma (WA) Mount Tahoma College: Oregon