One of the best wide receivers in the current crop of NFL players, Odell Beckham Jr. was drafted by the New York Giants in the 2014 NFL Draft. Since then he has made the Pro Bowl three times including in his rookie year, the All-Pro Second Team twice and was also the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. Beckham Jr. made all the headlines for grabbing a one-handed touchdown catch against the Dallas Cowboys while falling backward in the 12th game of his first season. He was traded to the Cleveland Browns in March 2019.
Carrying a rather infamous reputation for his antics on and off the field, Odell Beckham Jr. is the most followed NFL player on Instagram. The fastest player to reach 200 receptions in the NFL, he has an estimated net worth of $25 million.
Odell Beckham Jr. Salary
The 26-year-old has earned close to $32 million in the first five years of his NFL career. In 2019, Beckham Jr. will be entering the first year of the 5-year $95 million extension that he signed with the Giants in 2018 which will also make him the highest paid wide receiver in the NFL. This would leave Beckham Jr. with an average salary if $19 million per year. $65 million of the aforementioned contract is guaranteed.
Odell Beckham Jr. Endorsements
Given his public appeal and fan following, Odell Beckham Jr. is one of the most sought after personalities in the world of brand promotions. As a result, he signed the most expensive Nike deal for an NFL player, a 5-year contract that would see him earn upwards of $29 million.
Besides Nike, Beckham Jr. has also worked with the likes of EA Sports, Dunkin' Donuts, Head & Shoulders, Foot Locker, Lenovo, and Steiner Sports.
Odell Beckham Jr. Charity Work
Social media is an active part of the LSU alumnus' life and his attention was brought to a 9-year-old cancer patient who wanted to meet him via Twitter. Beckham Jr. actually ended up paying the a visit to his young fan.
When incessant floods wreaked havoc to Baton Rouge in 2016, the 26-year-old pledged a sum of $500,000 to help rebuild the fields that were lost in the process. He also pledged $100,000 to relief work following the devastating Hurricane Harvey.
|Residence||Los Angeles, California|
|Source of wealth||Professional NFL player, Endorsements|
|Salary||$19 million per year|
|Endorsement earnings||$8 million in 2018|
|Brands endorsed||Nike, EA Sports, Dunkin' Donuts, Head & Shoulders, Foot Locker, Lenovo, Steiner Sports|
|Charities supported||Americares, Samaritan's Purse, Fresh Air Fund|
Updated on 2 April 2019