Rashad Jennings’ Net Worth: Is “Dancing With the Stars” Increasing His Wealth?
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Rashad Jennings Net Worth
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Rashad Jennings is a former New York Giants Player with a net worth of $6.0 million. But his wealth could see an increase now that he is competing on Dancing with the Stars! Since he made his dancing debut, many are interested in learning more about Rashad Jennings’ salary. How rich is Rashad Jennings from Dancing with the Stars? We’ve got all the details for you below!

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Monday’s episode of Dancing with the Stars was an emotional one. Rashad Jennings and his partner, Emma Slater, did a contemporary dance to Katy Perry’s “Unconditionally,” which was dedicated to his father. During rehearsals, Rashad opened up about his father and emotions began to boil over. He said, “My dad was closed off when I was younger. Any time you would try to get closer to him, he would turn to alcohol.” Rashad further added, “His idea of love was to provide financially. He provided, and faded away.”

Rashad even had a full scholarship to college and was considered by the NFL Scouts. But he received a call from his family saying that his father had a stroke, and his leg had to be amputated because of complications with his diabetes. Rashad decided put his dreams on hold and went back to be with his family during this difficult time. His performance with Emma on DWTS was truly mesmerizing and each of the judges were impressed and touched by it.

Rashad is a perfect example of being versatile. Even though he is a football player, he is also a very talented dancer. If he wins the Mirrorball Trophy, there will definitely be an increase in his current net worth.

How Rich is Rashad Jennings?

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Rashad Jennings’ net worth is estimated to be $6.0 million. At the very young age of 31, Rashad has already accomplished a lot. In 2014, he signed a four-year $14.0 million contract with the NY Giants, which included $3.0 million guaranteed at signing. Besides getting paid to play, he also earns a good amount of money due to endorsements and sponsorships. In 2015, Rashad’s salary was estimated to be $2.2 million and he made $279,375 from endorsements.

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Rashad Jennings’ Net Worth in Recent Years

Year Net Worth
2013 $3.3 million
2014 $4.4 million
2015 $5.0 million
2016 $5.5 million
2017 $6.0 million

Rashad Jennings’ Early Life

Rashad Andre Jennings was born on March 26, 1985, in Forest, Virginia. His parents are Deborah Jennings and Albert Jennings. Rashad’s father also had a scholarship offer from the University of Nebraska, but turned it down to join the U.S. Air Force and financially provide for his family. Rashad has two older brothers, Bryan and Butch, and says that he is very close to his family.

Rashad went to Jefferson Forest High School in Virginia. He started his football career as a junior in high school. Despite describing himself as a 270 lb “chubby kid with asthma and glasses,” Rashad was spotted by a scout from the University of Tennessee who told him, “Son, you have potential… Get your grades right!” after learning the fact that his GPA was a mere 0.6!

Due to the encouragement, he and his brothers thought it would be an excellent idea for Rashad to transfer to Lynchburg Christian Academy. During his time at the University of Pittsburgh, Rashad played football at Liberty.

Rashad Jennings’ Football Career

In the 2009 NFL Draft, Rashad was drafted #250 by the Jacksonville Jaguars. He played for Jacksonville from 2009 to 2012. After that, he played for the Oakland Raiders in 2013. From 2014 to 2016, Rashad played for the New York Giants. Although he is currently a free agent, as his contract with the NY Giants ended on February 13, 2017, he has 23 career touchdowns. Throughout his football career, Rashad Jennings had more than 3700 rushing yards and 191 receptions.

Rashad Jennings’ 2016 NFL Stats

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Rushing Yards 3,772
Rushing Average 4.1
Rushing Touchdowns 23
Receptions 191
Receiving Yards 1,469
Receiving Touchdowns 2

Is Rashad Jennings Married?

At this time, Rashad Jennings is concentrating on taking home the Mirrorball Trophy with his Dancing with the Stars partner, Emma Slater. Rashad is not married, but has been linked to numerous celebrities in the past, the latest being reality TV star, Angela Simmons. However, reports show that he is single.

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Rashad Jennings on Dancing with the Stars

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For Season 24 of Dancing with the Stars, Rashad Jennings is paired up with professional dancer, Emma Slater. If you ever thought that football players were incapable of showing off some killer moves on the dance floor, then you are mistaken! (Though some of those touchdown dances can get pretty impressive!) During the season premiere of Dancing with the Stars, Rashad and Emma captivated the judges and the audience with their brilliant dancing skills. Although it has only been four weeks, Rashad and Emma have already delighted the judges with their spectacular performances!

 
 
 
 

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