Eddie George

PSR 22 Feb,2016

Facts of Eddie George

Birth Name
Edward Nathan George Jr.
Famous Name
Eddie George
Married to
Tamara Johnson-George (m. 2004)
Currently Married


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$23 million


Married to
Tamara Johnson-George (m. 2004)
Currently Married

Eddie George is a Broadway actor and former American college and professional footballer who played as a running back in the National Football League for nine seasons. He was picked 14th overall in the first round by Tennessee Titans in the 1996 NFL Draft and played for Dallas Cowboys for a season in 2004.

Eddie George was honored with induction into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2011. This prestigious recognition solidifies his status as one of the greatest college football players of all time. George's exceptional skills, dedication, and achievements on the field have left an indelible mark on the sport. 

Eddie George Net Worth 2023: Eddie's Salary

Eddie George has an estimated net worth of $4 Million. In 2019, Eddie's net worth reached $23 million, $8 million more compared to former NFL star Carson Wentz. His salary in 2022 is reported to be about $400,000

EddieEddie played in the NFL for nine seasons SOURCE: Getty Images

George earned around $29,937,501 from his contract for his nine years career. He reached about $3,325,000, including $425,000 as an annual salary in his first season. His base salary in his last season was $660,000.

He gained success through his dedication, devotion, and commitment to his game. He has a pleasant personality. Eddie's weight is 106.6 kg. His fans and followers follow him on Twitter and Facebook. He receives a tremendous amount which builds up his net worth.

Married to Tamara Johnson-George: Does he have Children?

The four-time Pro Bown Winner Eddie is married to Tamara Johnson-George. The couple tied the knot on June 20, 2004, in Rockleigh, New Jersey, in the presence of their family and friends as the guests. The couple first met each other through a mutual friend. As Eddie was a star player in his college and had defeated Tamara's college the previous season, Tamara asked one of her friends to introduce her to Eddie.

His wife Tamara is an American singer, rapper, actress, and author.

The 1996 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year is a father of two children. He also has a son named Jaire David from his previous relationship. Their son, Eriq Michael, was born in 2005 after a difficult pregnancy.

Eddie George with his wife Tamara and two children SOURCE: Life of Dad

Currently, he is living happily with his wife, and it seems that they will never file for divorce against each other. Eddie has two sons named Eriq Michael George and Jaire David George.

He is not only a dutiful husband but also a responsible father. Previously he worked as a restaurateur and opened restaurants in several places. He has never been a part of any controversy or rumors. He received his Executive MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He often hangs out with his NFL mates Michael Irvin and Archie Griffin.

Eddie George Begins Coaching Career at Tennessee State with Season Opener Against Grambling

Eddie George, former NFL player, and Heisman Trophy winner, is set to embark on his coaching career as he leads Tennessee State in their season opener against Grambling. The game holds special significance for George, as it takes place in Canton, Ohio, where he played his first college football game nearly 30 years ago.

Despite his limited coaching experience, George's decision to accept the head coaching role at Tennessee State was influenced by discussions with football luminaries, including former coaches and teammates. With a staff filled with NFL experience, George aims to build a championship culture and guide his team to victory in this historic rivalry game.

Early Life and Education

Eddie George was born Edward Nathan George Jr. on September 24, 1973, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. His nationality is American, and his ethnicity is black, born with the zodiac sign Libra.

He is a son of a mother, Donna George, and a father, Edward Nathan George Jr. He attended Fork Union Military School and further joined Albrighton Senior High School.

Professional Career

Talking about his career and professional accomplishments, he also dedicated his football skills to the Ohio State Buckeyes football team. He played a splendid role while playing for his team. He scored three rushing touchdowns in a win over Syracuse University.

He also won the Heisman Trophy in 1995. In 1996, he was drafted in the first 1996 NFL Draft and played professionally for the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Oilers/ Tennessee Titans (1996-2003) and Dallas Cowboys (2004).

His career totals include 10,441 rushing yards, 268 receptions, 2227 receiving yards, and 78 touchdowns. He has also won numerous awards and rewards throughout his career. He also made his appearance in the world of television.


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