Ricky Williams

Ricky Williams is an American former football player, known for playing with National Football League, Canadian Football League, and Minor League Baseball. Williams is regarded as the greatest Running Back player in football. He won the Heisman Trophy, which helps to get popularity among fans and the public.

The athlete became 27th to rush for over 10,000 years in league history. In 2005, the athlete was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. In the Canadian Football League, Williams played for the Toronto Argonauts. The athlete is currently working as ESPN’s Longhorn Network as a football analyst network.

Well, how well do you know about Ricky Williams? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Ricky Williams’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Ricky Williams to date.

Biography and Early Life

Ricky was born on 21 May 1977 in San Diego, California, to Sandy Williams and Errick Williams. The player grew up in a middle-class family. In 1983, the parents of Ricky separated. He was only five years old at that time. At that age, Williams took care of his little sister, like taking care and cooking food. In the absence of Father in William start suffering from anger issues, due to which his mother sent him to counselling.

The grade of the player starts getting better after the eighth grade. In high school, Ricky became an honor roll student. Rocky was named San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ricky Williams in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ricky Williams’s age is 44 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 21 May 1977. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 177 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 230 lbs in Pound and 104kg in Kilograms.


He studied at Patrick Henry High School. He lost a wrestling match from Super Bowl champion Stephen Neal in school days. In school, he played baseball and football. In senior year, the player team lost to Helix High School. Ricky received San Diego Union-Tribune’s 1994 Player of the Year Award. Due to his high school performance, the player received an athletic scholarship from the University of Texas, and he accepted it. The athlete played for the Texas Longhorns Football Team. The player holds 20 NCAA Records. During his senior year, the player has nine touchdowns.

He and Earl Campbell is the only player to won 64th Heisman Trophy. In College, he is known as Texas Tornado. In Darrel K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, there is a statue situated of Ricky Williams and Earl Campbell.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Ricky Willaims married twice in life. On 04 September 2009, the player married Kristin Barnes. The couple first time met in 2001. The couple blesses with three children named Prince, Elijah, and Asha. They ended their marriage due to Ricky’s marital affair. In 2017, he married Linnea Miron. They had two children named Kekoa and Marley.

He supported the medical use of cannabis. Ricky suffered from a social anxiety disorder, borderline personality disorder, during his football days. Apart from Sport, Ricky is a Certified Yoga Teacher. The athlete is a pure vegetarian.

Is Ricky Williams Gay?

The sexual personality of Ricky Williams is straight. He is the father of five, which proves that he is not gay.

Professional Career

In the 1999 NFL Draft, the New Orleans Saints picked the player and played for them from 1999 to 2001. In his NFL Debut, the player carries for 40 yards, which helps in the victory of the team.

He received NFC Offensive Player of the Month. On 08 March 2002, the player traded to Miami Dolphins. The first season of the Williams in Dolphins was outstanding with 100 rushing yards. The athlete had nine rushing touchdowns, 50 receptions, 351 receiving yards, and many more.

Ricky is known for his dreadlocks, but he shaves his hair in Australia. After some time, Ricky suffered from a social disorder. In late 2003, the player tested positive for using marijuana. He received a four-game suspension for violating NFL substance-abuse policy.  On 02 August 2004, the player retired from football, and he was ineligible to play next season. In his free time, Rocky studied Ayurveda at California College of Ayurveda.

In 2005, the player returned to his team and completed his four games. The athlete again violated the NFL policy on Drugs. On 17 June 2006, Ricky debut officially on CFL. In 2007, the player returned to the NFL and played on Monday Night Football.

At age 33, the player carried 159 for 673 times in the 2010 season. On 08 August 2011, the player signed a two-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens. He finished the 2011 season with 444 rushing yards. Ricky Williams finally retired from football on 07 February 2012.


Ricky received awards in his career. In 1998, the player won the Walter Camp Award. He received several other awards named AP Player of the Year, Doak Walker Award, The Sporting News Player of the Year, and many more.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ricky Williams in 2021

As of 2021, The estimated net worth of Ricky Williams is $4 million. He created his net worth through his National Football League career for 11 seasons and one year for the Canadian Football League. Apart from that, Ricky is the founder of the herbal wellness brand. The player signed a deal with William Morris Endeavour.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • The player had a cameo role in the film Stuck on You.
  • Apart from football, he participated in The New Celebrity Apprentice.
  • He is the supporter of PETA

The athlete received a tag-successful player with his hard work. He goes through various trouble in his life to reach where Ricky today.


Facts of Errick Lynne Ricky Williams Jr

  • Gender Male
  • full nameErrick Lynne Ricky Williams Jr
  • birthplaceSan Diego, California, United States
  • Date of Birth May 21, 1977
  • Age 46 years 4 months
  • Horoscope Gemini
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Agate
  • Lucky Color Yellow
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius, Libra
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionBaptist
  • net worth$4 million
  • professionRetired Footballer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 104 Kg, In Pounds – 230 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 177 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolPatrick Henry High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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