Ray Lewis is a former American football linebacker who has spent his 17-years for the Baltimore Ravens of the NFL. He is a two-time Defensive Player of the Years and has won Super Bowl XXXV MVP. The former NFL player is the father of a total six children.
Ray Lewis's Net Worth
Ray Lewis has earned a significant amount of money through his professional career. In addition, he also makes extra income from endorsements deal and appearing in various magazines and commercial.
Ray also opened the Ray Lewis Full Moon Bar-B-Que in Baltimore's Canton from February 2005 until 2008. Besides his football career, he is a philanthropist and author. He published his autobiography book, “I Feel Like Going On: Life, Game, and Glory” in 2015 which help him to add extra wealth to his net worth.
Lewis has been involved in numerous charitable activities throughout his career. Lewis established a nonprofit corporation ‘Ray Lewis 52 Foundation’ which mission to provide personal and economic assistance to the needy youth.
Former Ravens linebacker, Ray listed his 28 acres of Reisterstown estate on the market. He listed the Baltimore County for $2.95 million in April 2017 and now the property price is $1,888,520. He bought the home for $1.95 million in 2003.
The home has four bedrooms, seven and a half bathrooms across over 6,000 square feet. Also, include a pool, pool house, basketball court, a theater room and gym. Back in 2015, Ray Lewis sold his oceanfront mansion in Florida.
Lewis’s Palm Beach County home closed on April 10 for $4,775 million. The 10,890 square foot house has seven bedrooms, 8 and a half bathrooms, a palatial master suite with ist won spa-like bath and a private balcony overlooking the ocean.
Ray Lewis is a member of the Miami Hurricanes football team. After the 1995 season, Lewis became a part of the NFL draft. The Baltimore Ravens selected Lewis overall 26th in the first round of the 1996 NFL Draft. In 1999 season, Ray led the NFL in tackles with 168 and was named to a third straight Pro-Bowl and the All-Pro first team.
He won the 1999 NFL Alumni Linebacker of The Year. Ray spent his 17-year career with Baltimore Ravens. In 2000 and 2003 the league named Ray its Defensive Player of the Year—just the six players in the history to win the award multiple times.
Moreover, he earned 13 trips to the Pro Bowl during his career and was titled to the NFL’s All-Decade Team. In 2000, Lewis led the Ravens to a Super Bowl title and took home the game’s MVP honors in the win 2000.
In 2002 season. Lewis played only five games due to a shoulder injury but still success to rank fifth on the team with 58 tackles. He also won the AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors. In 2009 and 2010, Ray was named All-Pro by the Associated Press and Pro Bowl.
In 2012, he announced he would retire at the would of the end of the season of 2012-13 NFL playoffs. In 2013, he played the final game in New Orleans, Louisiana in Super Bowl XLVII where he defeated the San Fransico 49ers by a score of 34-31.
After retiring from the NFL, Lewis joined ESPN as a contributor for their NFL coverage on 13 March 2013 and left in 2016. In 2017, he was hired by Fox Sports One.
Murder Trials and Drug Allegation
On 31st January 2003 at Super Bowl XXXIV party in Atlanta, a fight broke between Lewis and his team with another group of people.
As a result, the two, Richard Lollar and Jacinth Baker dead. The police arrested Lewis and others two men and jailed for 11 days. Later three men were indicted on murder and aggravated assault charged. In January 2013, Ray allegedly used the deer antler velvet spray to help him and recover faster.
He suffered a torn triceps injury in one of his games. But he denied the allegation saying that he never try the drug. Deer antler contains a high concentration of insulin-like growth factor which is much like the human growth hormone, promotes faster recovery throughout the body.
Ray Lewis was previously in a relationship with Tatyana McCall who is the mother of Lewis three children. The couple met in Miami, and once, Tyatana talked about Ray. She told Illustrate that “Raye has a huge heart and will help anybody in need if he’s able.
She would be remiss if she didn’t say I was proud to be the mother of his children. It’s not always easy, but I am very proud”. After that, he got romantically involved with Kimberly Arnold and Sharnika Kelly.
Ray has six children, Four sons, and two daughters with four different women. His children are Ray Lewis III, Rayshad Lewis, Rashaan Lewis, Ralin Lewis and Diaymon Desiree Lewis. His son, Ray Lewis III played college football at the University of Miami and later went to Coastal Carolina.
Lewis III was terminated from the Coastal Carolina’s football team. In January 2016, Lewis III was arrested and charged with se*ual assault while he was a student at Coastal University in Conway, S.C. His another son, Rayshad Lewis went to University of Maryland after paying for Utah States Aggies in 2016.
Currently, he is single and living a lavish life with his family.
Raymond Anthony Lewis Jr. was born May 15, 1975, in Bartow, Florida. Lewis's childhood wasn’t joyful. His mother was just 16 years old when she gave to him.
His parent's names are Sunseria and Elbert Ray Jackson. His biological father was absent during his early age. He is an American, and his ethnicity is unknown. He older one among five kids and he helped his sisters with their hair is mother married to another guy after her husband left her.
Raymond revealed that his stepfather abused her mom. Moving on to his education, Raymond studied at Kathleen High School on Lakeland. After high school, Lewis enrolled at the University of Miami. In the college, he was a member of the Miami Hurricanes Football team.
In the 1995 season, was declared for the draft. He earned his undergraduate degree in Arts and Science from the University of Maryland in 2004.