Raymell Mourice Rice was born on 22nd January 1987, in New Rochelle New York, USA. He is a professional American football player. Being 1.73m height and 93kg weight he plays in the position of running back. Currently, he is a free agent. Ray Rice played the football professionally from 2008 to 2014. Since 2014, he has been suspended from playing.
Do you wonder if the player rich? Sources have estimated that the net worth of Ray Rice is as much as $14 million. It is important to mention the fact that the player earns $3.5 million annually.
Ray Rice Net Worth $14 Million
Ray Rice was raised in New Rochelle, New York. Unfortunately, his father was killed when the boy was just one year old, so he was raised by his mother. Ray was interested in football since early childhood, and played in the New Rochelle High School’s team. Later, he played a major role as a member of Rutgers University team – education doesn’t seem to have been that important. In 2008, during the NFL draft he was chosen in the second round picked 55th overall by the Baltimore Ravens. He played in the same team till 2014. His career statistics gives us the facts: 6,180 rushing yards, 4,3 rushing average, 37 Rushing TDs, 359 receptions, 3,034 receiving yards and 6 receiving TDs. He has played in 92 games in total. Of course Ray Rices’s success helped enormously to increase his net worth.
As a result of great playing, he has received many bonuses which have increased his net worth too. To add more, during his career he has been named Super Bowl Champion (XLVII), Pro Bowl three times (2009, 2011 and 2012), Second team All Pro two times (2009 and 2011). More, he was named AFC Rushing Touchdowns Leader (2011) and AFC Champion (2012). Rice has been inducted into the NFL top 100 three times: he was 56th in 2011, 22nd in 2012 and 13th in 2013. In addition to this, he received NFL Play of the Year Award in 2012. Of course, all career highlights have increased his net worth, too.
However, Rice has been suspended from the playing since 2014 due to a case of domestic violence. In the early 2014, Rice together with his girlfriend were captured having fights in an elevator and afterwards he dragged her out of it and knocked her down. When the video was subsequently published, the Baltimore Ravens team refused to have such a player on the team. It has also been confirmed that both of them were highly intoxicated during the incident. More, as domestic violence is considered to be a serious matter the case was opened by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office. The player faced a real term of imprisonment, which was able to continue from 3 to 5 years and a huge fine. However, the charges were dropped, and Rice is eligible to play for any team. In 2015 Rice went to court claiming that he has been terminated from the game unlawfully, and for too long.
In 2014, Ray Rice married his girlfriend Janay Palmer, six weeks after the aforementioned incident.