Vontaze Burfict Biography

January 8, 2020
First published on:January 8, 2020
by John Max

Facts of Vontaze Burfict

Birth Name Vontaze DeLeon Burfict Jr.
Birth Place Los Angeles, California
Famous Name Vontaze Burfict
Birth Date September 24, 1990
Father Vontaze Burfict, Sr.
Mother Lisa Williams
Net Worth $20 Million
Position in Team Linebacker
Current team Oakland Raiders
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession NFL Player
Children two
Girlfriend Brandie LaBomme

Vontaze Burfict is an American football player who is currently signed to the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL) as their No. 55 Linebacker. After going undrafted, he was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals in 2012, where he played until 2018.

Born on September 24, 1990, Vontaze Burfict played college football at Arizona State, where he was recognized as an All-American in 2010. Regarding his high school career, he represented Centennial High School and was part of an undefeated Huskies team that won a CIF title. 

How Much Is Burfict's Net Worth In 2020? Know His Contract Details and Salary

In 2012, Vontaze Burfict signed with the Cincinnati Bengals to a three-year, $1.44 million contract which had a signing bonus of $1,000. Later two years, on August 20, the Bengals signed him to a four-year, $19 million extension contract that included $6.90 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $3.10 million.

The Bengals further extended his contract to a three-year, $32.53 million contract that featured $11.23 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $3.30 million, on September 7, 2017.

Upon release by the Bengals in 2019, Burfict was signed by the Oakland Raiders to a one-year, $5 million contract. That season, he earned a base salary of $1,150,000, while his veteran teammate, Derek Carr, was the highest-earning rooster of the team. 

NFL Earnings Till Date:

Year Team Earnings
2012 Cincinnati Bengals $391,000
2013 Cincinnati Bengals $480,000
2014 Cincinnati Bengals $7,600,000
2015 Cincinnati Bengals $4,400,000
2016 Cincinnati Bengals $2,547,059
2017 Cincinnati Bengals $9,841,411
2018 Cincinnati Bengals $6,397,904
2019 Oakland Raiders $1,803,125
Total   $33,460,499

 On the other hand, he was forfeited overall $5,367,803 from 22 games. 

2020 has just started: there are no rumors if Raiders keeps him or his release from the team. As reported, every Raider, including Mike Glennon currently projected to hit free agency in 2020. 

Besides, most of the athletes has endorsement deals with sports company, so does Burfict have. Currently, he is endorsed by the Body Armor and Nike.

Burfict's Rolls-Royce SOURCE: Instagram @fiv5fiv5

As of 2020, Vontaze Burfict's net worth is approximately $25 million. He has Rolls-Royce Phantom, which pricing starts at more than $450,000. 

Vontaze Burfict's Love Life

While enrolling at Centennial High School, Burfict found his better half, Brandie LaBomme. But, the two began dating a few years after their school around 2011.  

Burfict and his adorable daughters SOURCE: Sports Illustrated

After being romantically involved for long, they had their first child, a daughter, Aiyanna, on 30th December 2014. Similarly, they welcomed their second daughter, on 24th May 2017. What's more, their long-term relationship has now turned into a betrothal. Yes, the pair is engaged. 

Vontaze Burfict and his fiancee SOURCE: majorten.com

Having said that, let's know about his lady too. Born as Brandie Marie LaBomme Olson, on July 4, 1990, she is a native of in Los Angeles, California. She was raised alongside her younger brother Brice Gordon, by their parents: Donald and Christie LaBomme.

Graduated from Centennial High School in 2008, she holds a bachelor in business communications and French from Arizona State. Initially, Brandie worked as a teacher assistant at Frisco Centennial High School and then as a child center associate for Lifetime Fitness. Subsequently, she became an educator tutor for Supai Middle School and later switched to a leasing agent for Block 1949.

Early Years & Family

South Los Angeles native, Burfict, was born to Vontaze Burfict, Sr., a gang member and cocaine dealer who was incarcerated most of the time and never had a relationship with his son and mother, Lisa Williams, a city transit bus driver.

Vontaze jr. and his older half-brother DaShan Miller was initially raised by their mother, but eventually remarried and moved to Corona.

Like Burfict, his half-brother was a football player at Corona Centennial High School who later played college football at UTEP and Akron. At the 2010 NFL Draft, he went undrafted. 

Career Highlights 

  • 2013 Pro Bowl
  • 2013 Second-team All-Pro
  • 2010 First-team All-American
  • 2010 Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2009 Pac-10 Defensive Freshman of the Year
  • 2008 USA Today High School All-American 

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