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Henry Ruggs Net Worth: How Rich is the NFL Player Actually?



Henry Ruggs Net Worth

Henry Ruggs is an American football wide receiver. He is currently a free agent and was previously a member of the college football team at the University of Alabama. As of 2023, Henry Ruggs has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

Full Name Henry James Ruggs III
Birth Date January 24, 1999
Birth Place Montgomery, Alabama
Profession Football wide receiver
Girlfriend Kiara Je’Nai Kilgo-Washington
Net Worth $5 million

Early Life

Henry James Ruggs was born in Montgomery, Alabama on January 24, 1999. He was raised by his parents, Nataki Ruggs and Henry Ruggs Jr.

Ruggs studied at Robert E. Lee High School. He was promoted to the varsity football team while studying in the eighth grade. Ruggs started playing for the high school team after junior year.

Henry Ruggs Net Worth and Career

Henry Ruggs appeared in nine games as a senior, where he recorded 639 yards and 38 catches. While in high school, he also ran track and played basketball. In fact, he set the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s class 7A record with his 100-meter dash time of 10.58 seconds.

Ruggs was named the second-best high school football player by in 2017. Thereafter, he received scholarship offers from over 20 colleges to play football. At last, he made the decision and selected the University of Alabama.

In 2017, Henry had 12 receptions for 229 yards and 6 touchdowns as a true freshman at Alabama. The following year, as a sophomore, he recorded 46 receptions for 741 yards and eleven touchdowns. In 2019, he recorded 40 receptions for seven touchdowns and 746 receiving yards.

Ruggs became the Alabama football team’s primary kick returner during the junior season. He recorded 24 total career receiving touchdowns which placed him third on Alabama’s all-time leaderboard. In January 2020, he decided to forgo his true senior year to enter the 2020 NFL Draft.

Ruggs became the first wide receiver to be drafted at the 2020 NFL Draft. The Las Vegas Raiders selected him and signed for a four-year in July 2020.Henry made his NFL debut against the Carolina Panthers in September 2020.

In his debut game, he made his first career catch. Then, he recorded his first 100-yard game against the Kansas City Chiefs. During the game, he recorded his first 100-yard game with his first career touchdown with 118 receiving yards.

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In December 2020, Ruggs was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Though, he was activated after nine days. He finished his rookie year playing 13 games and made 26 receptions, 2 touchdowns, and 452 receiving yards.

Henry appeared in seven games in the 2021 season where he had 24 receptions, 2 touchdowns, and 469 receiving yards. On November 2, 2021, the Raiders released him after he was alleged of driving under the influence.

Personal Life

Henry Ruggs is in a relationship with his long-term girlfriend, Rudy Washington. He also has a daughter with his lady love, who was born on May 7, 2020. Ruggs got into big trouble after he had a fatal car crash on November 2, 2021.

The car crash led to a 23-year-old lady, Tina Tintor, and her dog being burned to death. After the accident, he was charged with driving under the influence resulting in death and reckless driving. Just a few hours before the car crash, he and his girlfriend were seen drinking at a golf driving range game, Topgolf location in Las Vegas.

Ruggs was reportedly driving the modified Chevrolet Corvette Stingray at 156 miles per hour. Suddenly, he attempted to panic-stop his Corvette as Toyota RAV4 was approaching from the opposite side. He eventually lost control and slammed into Toyota, driven by 23-year-old Tintor, at 120 miles per hour.

After the collision, Tintor and her dog lost their life. Ruggs and his girlfriend also suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were transported to the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (UMCSN). After he was released from the hospital, he appeared in court the next day.

On Tuesday, May 2, Ruggs admitted that he was driving at a speed up to 156 mph which led to a car carsh and killed an innocent young lady. The former Raider opted out of a preliminary hearing and agreed to take a plea deal to one count of DUI. The plea deal could send him to Nevada state prison for 3 to 10 years. 

Henry Riggs Net Worth

As of 2023, Henry Riggs has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He has earned total career earnings of $11,019,357 from his professional football career. The Las Vegas Raiders signed Ruggs for four years with a signing bonus of $9,684,820 and an average salary of $4,167,907.

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