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Amani Askari Toomer Wiki Biography
Amani Askari Toomer was born on 8 September 1974, in Berkeley, California USA, and is a retired professional American Football player, best known for playing in the National Football League (NFL) as a wide receiver and punt returner. He played in the league from 1996 to 2008, and all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Amani Toomer? As of late-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $11 million, mostly earned through success in professional football. He played his entire career with the New York Giants, and helped them win Super Bowl XLII. As he continues his endeavors, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.
Amani Toomer Net Worth $11 million
Amani started playing football through Pee-Wee Football in which he was a lineman with the Berkeley Cougars. He then played for the Richmond Steelers as a running back, linebacker, punter and kicker. He was educated at De La Salle High School, and during his time there, played with the school’s team. After matriculating, he attended the University of Michigan and played with the Michigan Wolverines football team, but mainly as a backup to Mercury Hayes although still able to make strong performances, becoming a finalist for the Biletnikoff Award in 1994. He became a starter the following season, and finished his college career ranked second in school history in receiving yards.
Toomer joined the 1996 NFL Draft and was selected by the New York Giants during the second round. He signed a three year deal with the Giants which started to increase his net worth. He was primarily used as a punt and kick-off returner during his first three seasons, and led the NFL during his rookie season in yards on punt returns, even though he spent the latter part of the season on the injured reserve list. After treatment for exercise-induced asthma in 1999, his skills started to blossom. He became the starting wide receiver, and broke team records the following season, then reached Super Bowl XXXV in 2000, although losing to the Baltimore Ravens. 2002 was considered his best year, with several single season records with eight touchdowns from 82 receptions and 1,343 receiving yards, one of five consecutive seasons with at least 1000 receiving yards.
Amani didn’t score a touchdown in 2004 but still continued to play as a starter in the next season. He had a strong 2006, but it was cut short due to a partially torn ACL. In 2007, he returned from injury to appear in all games of the season, and the team would advance through the playoffs and eventually win Super Bowl XLII against the previously undefeated New England Patriots.
2008 would become his final season with the team; he appeared in all 15 regular season games, and concluded his career with 190 games, 142 of which he played as a starter. He holds the Giants record for receptions, consecutive games with at least one reception, receiving touchdowns, and receiving yards. He signed a one year contract with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2009 but was cut before the roster was finalized. The following year, he was inducted into the New York Giants Ring of Honor.
After retiring, Toomer started working as a broadcaster, joining the coverage of “Friday Night Football” by MSG Varsity. In 2012, he then joined NBC Sports Radio and is a co-host of the show “Going Deep with Amani & Dan”.
For his personal life, it is known that Amani was married to Yolanda Dabrowski from 2002 until 2007. He is now married to Danish-born Maj Moeller, and they have three children. They reside in Weehawken, New Jersey. Amani’s father is college football player Donald Toomer and his uncle is comedian George Wallace.
|Full Name||Amani Toomer|
|Net Worth||$11 Million|
|Date Of Birth||September 8, 1974|
|Place Of Birth||Berkeley, California, USA|
|Height||6' 3" (1.91 m)|
|Profession||Football wide receiver|
|Education||University of Michigan|
|Siblings||Donald Toomer Jr.|
|1||Starting Wide Receiver in his 10th NFL season with The New York Giants. [November 2005]|
|2||After a decent 2004 campaign, he rebounded to have a solid 2005 season. With new starting quarterback Eli Manning throwing for almost 3,800 passing yards, he notched 60 receptions for almost 800 yards. The highlights of his season included a last second touchdown reception against the Denver Broncos, a late game-tying touchdown at Seattle, and a terrific fourth and goal catch for a touchdown against the Rams. After the Giants were eliminated in the post-season, he hinted that 2006 will probably be the final season for the overachieving wide receiver.|
|3||Born Amani (pronounced ah-MAH-NEE) Toomer on Sept. 8, 1974 in Berkeley, California. In 1996, his rookie year, Toomer scored on an 87-yard punt return vs. Buffalo (9/1), the longest punt return in Giants history.|
|4||He also has donated his time and made personal appearances to support numerous fund raising efforts in the New York area including: the Kids for Kids Celebrity carnival to benefit the Pediatric AIDS foundation, the annual "Meet the Giants" Event to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of New York City, The Gift of New York benefit this past February and Toys for Sick Kids Foundation benefit party. In 2001, visited Stuyvesant High School, which is in Manhattan and just a few blocks from Ground Zero and spoke to the students about focusing on school and remaining positive after the attacks of September 11th.|
|5||Was selected as the Giants 2003 Man of the Year for his charitable endeavors. He was Honored by the United Way of NYC for his community involvement during the 2002 season. He created the Amani Toomer Foundation and an extension of the foundation, the Toomer Urban Recreation Fund (T.U.R.F.) to support after school programs.|
|6||In 2004, He Finished the season with 7,113 receiving yards, extending his franchise record and becoming the first Giant in history with at least 7,000 yards. No one else in team history has as many as 6,000. in 2002, Had the finest season by a wide receiver in Giants history. He Set franchise records with 82 receptions for 1,343 yards and established a career-high with 8 touchdown catches.|
|Perfect Effort||2007||Video documentary executive producer|
|Glazer Palooza: Big Game Kick Off Live on Torio.Tv||2016||TV Special||Himself|
|Preseason Now: Sasquatch Watch||2015||TV Mini-Series||Himself|
|Rachael Ray||2015||TV Series||Himself|
|87th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade||2013||TV Special||Himself|
|Mike & Mike||2011-2012||TV Series||Himself - Telephone Interviewee / Former New York Giants Wide Receiver / Himself - NFL Analyst|
|The Chew||2011||TV Series||Himself - Guest|
|Rome Is Burning||2005-2010||TV Series||Himself|
|Make My Day||2009||TV Series||Himself|
|Lipstick Jungle||2008||TV Series||Himself|
|Pardon the Interruption||2008||TV Series||Himself|
|NBC Sunday Night Football||2006-2008||TV Series||Himself - New York Giants Wide Receiver|
|Super Bowl XLII||2008||TV Special||Himself|
|NFL Monday Night Football||1998-2007||TV Series||Himself - New York Giants Wide Receiver|
|Gift of New York||2006||Documentary||Himself|
|ESPN's Sunday Night Football||1997-2005||TV Series||Himself - New York Giants Wide Receiver|
|The NFL on CBS||2005||TV Series||Himself - New York Giants Wide Receiver|
|NFL on FOX||1996-2005||TV Series||Himself - New York Giants Wide Receiver|
|ESPN 25: Who's #1?||2005||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|Super Bowl XXXV||2001||TV Movie||Himself - New York Giants Wide Receiver|
|TNT Sunday Night Football||1996||TV Series||Himself - New York Giants Wide Receiver|
|1996 NFL Draft||1996||TV Movie||Himself - 34th Overall Pick|
|1995 Builders Square Alamo Bowl||1995||TV Movie||Himself - Michigan Wolverines Wide Receiver|
|1994 Thrifty Car Rental Holiday Bowl||1994||TV Movie||Himself - Michigan Wolverines Wide Receiver|
|Rome Is Burning||2006-2009||TV Series||Himself|