- Birth Name Le'Veon Andre Bell
- Birth Place Reynoldsburg, Ohio
- Famous Name Le'Veon Bell
- Mother Lisa A. Bell
- Net Worth $6.7 million
- Salary $1.4 million
- Nationality American
- Ethnicity Black
- Currently Working For Pittsburgh Steelers
- Currently Married Unknown
- Affair with Mercedes Dollson
- Girlfriend Mercedes Dollson
Le'Veon Bell is an American football running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He also played college football for Michigan State. He was drafted by the Steelers in the second round of the 2013 NFL draft.
Le'Veon Bell has an estimated net worth of $12 million. Currently, he is in an affair with Marliesia Ortiz.
Early Life & High School Career
He was born on February 18, 1992, in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. He is the third son born to Bell family. His mother, Lisa A. Bell, and grandfather have been lifelong fans of Pittsburgh Steelers.
Bell attended Groveport Madison High School which is located in Groveport, Ohio, where he played football, basketball and ran track. He played running back for the Groveport Cruisers football team.
He ran 1,100 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns as a junior and ran for 1,333 yards on 200 carries with 21 touchdowns as a senior. He was listed as the no. 211 running back in the nation in 2010 where he considered a two-star recruit by ESPN.com.
Le'Veon Bell College & Professional Career
He joined at Michigan State University and played for the Michigan State Spartans football team from the year 2010-2012. He has played 13 games, rushing for 605 yards on 107 carries with 8 touchdowns and also added 97 yards on 11 receptions and returned six kickoffs for 142 yards as a freshman. He led the Spartans in rushing with 948 yards on 182 carries and 13 touchdowns during the second year in 2011.
He had 165 all-purpose yards with 96 rushing, 38 receiving, and 31 kickoff return yards and two total touchdowns in the game against the Minnesota Golden Gophers and had 161 yards of total offense and a rushing touchdown against the Iowa Hawkeyes. He was planned to be a second or third-round selection by the majority of analysts while coming out of Michigan State.
He was then ranked as the fifth-best running back by NFLDraftsScout.com. He was selected in the second round, 48th overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2013 NFL Draft. He agreed to sign a four-year, 4.12 million dollars rookie contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers that includes 2.27 million dollars guaranteed and signing bonus of 1.37 million dollars.
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He finished his rookie season with 244 carries, 860 rushing yards, and eight rushing yards and also had 45 receptions for 399 yards and started the last 13 games of the season.
On March 16, 2018, the Steelers placed the franchise tag on Bell for the second straight year worth $14.5 million.
Le'Veon Bell Personal Life & Affair
Le’Veon Bell is of American nationality and belongs to black ethnicity. He is an unmarried man. He does not have a wife in his life. Currently, he is in an affair with Marliesia Ortiz.
The duo is happy in their relationship. He also posted several pictures along with his girlfriend on her Instagram account. The duo has a baby girl together born in January 2017.
Previously, he was in an affair with Jourdan Taylor.
He has two older sisters and two younger brothers. Both his younger brother also involves in the football world.