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Aaron Ross Net Worth

Aaron Ross is a retired professional football player who won the Jim Thorpe Award as the nation’s top defensive back in 2006. He has played for the New York Giants, Jacksonville Jaguars, Baltimore Ravens, and Cleveland Browns. As of 2022, Aaron Ross net worth is estimated to be around $4 million.

Who is Aaron Ross?

Full Name Aaron Jermaine Ross
Birthday September 15, 1982
Birthplace San Antonio, Texas
Profession Former football cornerback
Wife Sanya Richards
Net Worth $4 million

Aaron Ross is a former professional football star who was drafted in the 2007 NFL Draft by the New York Giants. He helped the New York Giants get the victory over the New England Patriots twice on Super Bown XLII and Super Bown XLVI. Before beginning his professional career, he played college football for Fox Tech High School.

Ross was born on September 15, 1982, in San Antonio, Texas. He was born to Aaron Yates and Chery Ross. Not much is unveiled regarding his parents and upbringing. He studied at John Tyler High School. While in high school, he played as the quarterback, running back and wide receiver for three years under coach, Allen Wilson. Ross posted six interceptions and was named second-team Class 5A All-State.

In 2001, he scored his career-high 362 all-purpose yards against Katy High School. After that, he made 3 interceptions against Fair Park High School in the same season. Nevertheless, he had his best high school game against Marshall High School where he rushed for 2 touchdowns and also had an interception. In addition to football, he also lettered twice in basketball and as a print in track & field four times. 

Aaron Ross Net Worth & How he made Money?

 

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Aaron Ross began his professional career by joining the New York Giants in the 2007 NFL Draft. He had his first and second career interceptions in week 5 against the New York Jets. Aaron recorded 42 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 2.5 tackles, 3 interceptions and 9 passes defended as a rookie. Later, he made 12 tackles as a cornerback and helped the New York Giants get a win at Super Bown XLII.

Ross continued his good form in the second NFL season. During the season, he recorded 52 tackles, 3 interceptions, and 8 passes defended. In the 2009 season, he missed the first 9 games due to an injury in the hamstring. In November, he returned back in the field and played 4 games before getting re-injured in the hamstring in mid-December. On December 31, 2009, he was ultimately placed on the injured reserve list.

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Aaron got the starting job for the 2011 season after his team, Terrell Thomas was placed on injured reserve. That season, he helped the Giants get a victory at Super Bown XLVI against the New England Patriots again. In his starting 65 NFL games, he recorded 200 tackles with 10 interceptions, 2.5 sacks and 33 passes defended. In 2012, he signed a three-year contract worth $15 million with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Unfortunately, his transition to Jaguars didn’t get the expected result as the team tied for the league’s word record by finishing 2-14. He also went through several injuries and struggled in coverage in his tenure with the Jaguars. In fact, he described his time in Jaguars as a nice paid vacation to Florida. However, he later apologized for his statement.

On March 12, 2013, he started a second stint with New York Giants after being released by the Jaguars. With the Giants, he played until week 4 of the 2013 NFL  season and then was placed on the injured reserve list. After that, he was signed by the Baltimore Ravens on June 20, 2014. In July 2014, he ended the 2014 season after tearing his Achilles tendon. In August 2015, he was signed by the Cleveland Browns. However, he was released soon by the Browns on August 31, 2015.

Who is Aaron Ross’ wife?

Aaron Ross is married to a 4-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Sanya Richards. His wife received a gold medal as a Longhorn track and field player.

Ross and Richards became engaged in 2007 and soon turned into a married couple on February 26, 2010. The pair’s wedding ceremony was featured on an episode of reality WE tv’s reality series, Platinum Weddings. His lovely wife, Sanya Richards currently stars in the fourteen seasons of The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

What is Aaron Ross’s Net Worth?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Aaron Ross’ personal wealth is estimated to be around $4 million as of 2022. He has earned total estimated career earnings of $14,210,000 from his NFL career. Ross was signed by the New York Giants for five years contract for which he received a total amount of $13,500,000.

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