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Chad Johnson Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Chad Johnson worth$5 million

How did Chad Johnson earn his money and wealth?

Chad Javon Johnson or Chad Ochocinco was born on born January 9, 1978, in Miami, Florida. He is a former NFL player and played for three teams during his career, which includes Cincinnati Bengals, New England Patriots, and Miami Dolphins. As of 2018, Chad Johnson’s net worth is $6 million. Chad started his football career by playing college football for Santa Monica College, where he played alongside NFL player Steve Smith. In 2000, after being thoroughly recruited by their coach, Chad transferred to Oregon State Beavers football team, where he led the team to a Fiesta Ball victory.

He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the second draft and he became the 36th overall pick of the 2001 NFL Draft. In 2005, he created a checklist titled “Covered 85 in ’05”, in which he recorded the names of the defensive backs who successfully managed to tackle him. In 2007, with the intention of raising money for charity “Feed the Children”, an online version of the checklist was created by Yahoo, where every vote cast by the fans increased the amount of donation for charity.

He played for the Bengal Tigers for ten seasons, during which he broke many records. In 2010 season he became “6th player in NFL history to amass 10,000 receiving yards with one team”, and also “30th player in NFL history to surpass 700 career receptions” he was also selected to play for six Pro Bowl Teams. In 2011, Chad was acquired by the New England Patriots for a three-year contract of $6.35 million. This was his lowest productive season which led to his being released by the Patriots in 2012.

He was signed by the Miami Dolphins in 2012, but two months later his arrest led him to be released by the Dolphins too. After his long career in the NFL, he also played in the Canadian Football league called Montreal Alouettes. But due to him missing the necessary training camp, he spent an entire season under suspension and in 2016 he became a free agent. Chad also showed an interest in coaching when he worked as a guest instructor for the Browns during the 2016 training camp.

Chad also has an iPhone game based on him called the “Mad Chad”, which was released in 2010. In the same year, he also featured on the dance reality show “Dancing with the Stars”, where he was one of the final four contestants. He also has a segment called “Child, Please” on Sports Soup.

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