- Date of Birth
- Age 50 Years Old
- Famous Name Jerome Bettis
- Country United States US
- Birth Name Jerome Abram Bettis Sr.
- Birth Place Detroit, Michigan
- Famous Name Jerome Bettis
- Horoscope Aquarius
- Father Johnnie Bettis
- Mother Gladys Bettis
- Net Worth $15 million
- Salary $200,000
- Siblings sister Kimberly Bettis and brother John Bettis III
- Career Earnings $35 million
- No. of Twitter Followers 253 k
- No. of Instagram Followers 243 k
- Show The Jerome Bettis Show
- Show Time Saturdays at 7:00 PM and 1:00 AM
- Other Show SportsCenter, Football Night in America
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity Mixed
- Profession Sportscaster
- Started career as football player
- Currently Working For WPXI-TV
- University attended Notre Dame
- School attended Mackenzie School
- Currently Married Yes
- Married to Trameka Boykin
- Children Jada Bettis, Jerome Bettis Jr.
Jerome Abram Bettis Sr. is a former American football player currently working as a journalist hosting The Jerome Bettis Show on WPXI-TV broadcasted on the Saturdays at 7:00 PM and 1:00 AM edition. Other than working for WPXI-TV, he also hosts shows like SportsCenter, Football Night in America and appeared in NBC's comedy series The Office. Besides, he is also the NFL analyst for the ESPN programs. Jerome Bettis earns around $200,000, annually with a net worth of over $15 million.
Bettis is married to his girlfriend Tameka Boykin and has two children Jada Bettis and Jerome Bettis Jr.
Jerome Bettis Net worth and Salary
The American sports analyst and former football player Jerome has an estimated net worth of $15 million and receives an annual salary of $200,000 from his successful reporting career with WPXI-TV.
Bettis earned most of his net worth through his playing career. On 22 July 1993, Jerome signed a $4,625 million contract with a signing bonus of more than $2 million for three years with Los Angeles Rams.
Jerome along with his parents and Don Barden teamed to build a new arena and Barden promised to fund an amount of $7.5 million.
Total Earnings during his playing career:
|1993||Los Angeles Rams||$2,355,000|
|1994||Los Angeles Rams||$443,750|
|1995||Los Angeles Rams||$532,500|
Besides he has a restaurant Jerome Bettis 36 located in Pittsburgh, Northside. He might be earning an additional amount through his investment in the restaurant.
Jerome Bettis Personal Life
Jerome Bettis is a married man. He exchanged the wedding vows with a girlfriend, Tameka Boykin after a long romantic affair since July 9, 2006. The couple is blessed with two children Jada Bettis, and Jerome Bettis Jr. Jerome and his wife are living happily together with their children.
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As we celebrate the glory of this holiday season, may your home be filled with love, peace, and joy. The best present one can hope for is to spend time together, and I am blessed to be able to share this Christmas with my family. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Bettis family!
So far there are no rumors regarding their divorce and are living a happy married life. The famous football player is quite popular in social media with a huge number of fan following.
He also did political donations to both parties of America. Bettis runs the Jerome Bettis Asthma and Sports Camp for needy children and has delivered over 1000 pairs of cleats to the Detroit School children.
Bettis has a height of 5 feet 11 inch and weighs around 255 lbs with a charming personality.
Jerome Bettis Early Life and Educational History
Jerome Bettis was born as Jerome Abram Bettis Sr. on February 16, 1972, in Detroit, Michigan to Johnnie Bettis and Gladys Bettis. Jerome is American by nationality and belongs to Mixed ethnic group. He spent his childhood along with sister Kimberly Bettis and brother John Bettis III.
Bettis joined the Mackenzie School for high school and later attended the Notre Dame University from where he completed his Bachler's degree.
In the early age, he was diagnosed with Asthma and started playing football after high school.
Jerome Bettis Professional Career
Jerome started his playing career after being drafted by Los Angeles Rams in the 1993 NFL Draft and played there until the 1996 NFL Draft. He joined the Pittsburgh Steelers after Bam Morris was arrested for marijuana possession.
In a game against Bear's, he collided with Mike Green and linebacker Brian Urlacher due to heavy snowfall. Bettis was given "The Closer" nickname by Steeler head coach Bill Cowher. In addition, he played football until 2005 and ended his playing career.
Jerome said during his retirement "I played this game for a championship. I'm a champion, and I think the Bus's last stop is here in Detroit." and was holding the Vince Lombardi Trophy during the retirement announcement.
Bettis started his broadcasting career with the NBC Sports in 2006 and worked there for Football Night In America until 2008. Moreover, he worked in "The Office" comedy series of NBC. Currently, he is hosting The Jerome Bettis Show and also is an NFL analyst for ESPN.