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(Former football player, Television personality, Enterpreneur)

Relationship Facts of Chad Ochocinco

Chad Ochocinco is having an affair.
His sexual orientation is straight.
He has 8 kids.

Who is Chad Ochocinco presently dating?

Chad Ochocinco is a father of seven children from various relationships.

Presently, he is engaged with Sharelle Rosado.

Sharelle is recognized as a real estate agent, broker, and social media influencer. She is featured in Netflix’s hit reality show, Selling Tampa.

In October 2020, the beautiful couple officially announced their relationship in the media.

Chad proposed to her in January 2021 and shortly after they got engaged.

The lovebird is expecting a baby, which will be his eighth child of Chad.

Previous relationship 

Chad was earlier married to model Evelyn Lozada.

In early 2010, the pair started dating, and eventually, Chad proposed to her in November. They tied the knot in July 2012.

However, their marriage couldn’t last long, and parted ways just after two months of marriage. They divorced on September 19, 2012.

Similarly, he was in a romantic relationship with Lauren Popeil (2013), Annalise Mishler (2020), K. Michelle, Maya (2009), Kimi Kouture, and Amber Priddy (2012).

Some of the names of his children are Jicyra (b. 1998), Chad II (b. 2003), Chade (b. 2004), and Chalie (b. 2005).

Who is Chad Ochocinco?

Chad Ochocinco is recognized as an American former football player, television personality, and entrepreneur.

He is popular as one of the NFL’s most productive wide receivers of the 2000s.

Ochocinco was a six-time NFL Pro Bowler and 3-time All-Pro during his ten seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals.

Chad Ochocinco: Age, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Chad was born on the 9th of January 1978, in Miami, Florida.

His birth name is Chad Ochocinco Johnson. According to his birth date, he is 43 years old. His Sun sign is Capricorn.

Ochocinco is the son of Sam Brown (father) and Paula Johnson (mother).

He has three siblings two sisters named Syleena Johnson, Chinita, and a brother named Sam Brown Jr.

Further, he holds an American nationality and belongs to All-American descent.

Education, Early Career

Chad went to Miami Beach Senior High School and graduated in the year 1997.

He then enrolled at Langston University and later transferred to Santa Monica College.

While attending college, he played with future NFL wide receiver Steve Smith.

He was then recruited by coach Dennis Erickson to play for Oregon State University in 2000.

The same year, he led his team to an 11-1 season and a victory over Notre Dame in the Fiesta Bowl alongside teammates T.J. Houshmandzadeh.

He also broke a school record for the longest touchdown reception with a 97-yard reception.

Chad Ochocinco: Profession Life, Career

Football career

Cincinnati Bengals

He was first drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals of the NFL in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft.

He played for the Bengals for 10 seasons until 2010.

New England Patriots

He was then traded to the New England Patriots in 2011 where he played in Super Bowl XLVI.

Miami Dolphins

On June 11, 2012, he was signed to Miami Dolphins but following his arrest the team released him on August 12, 2012.

Montreal Alouettes

On April 17, 2014, Johnson signed a two-year deal with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League.

That year, he only appeared in five regular-season games during the season.

Monterrey Fundidores

In 2017, he played one game for the Mexican team in the Liga de Futbol Americano Professional de Mexico.

Other ventures

  • On November 18, 2010, he released an iPhone game called Mad Chad was designed by both Johnson and RockLive.
  • The same year, he competed in season ten of the popular competition show “Dancing with the Stars,” paired with Cheryl Burke.
  • In 2006, he lent his voice and image to EA’s video game “NFL Street 3.
  • He also starred in his own reality television dating show, “Ochocinco: The Ultimate Catch.” which aired on VH1.
  • Ochocinco made a cameo appearance as himself in the 2012 film, American Reunion. Further, he was featured in the Tv series The Game.

Rumors, Controversy

Chad was sued by the mother of one of his children for failing to make child support payments in November 2012.

The same year, he was arrested on a charge of domestic battery according to the Davie, Florida police.

Similarly, he was sentenced to thirty days in jail for violating his probation on June 10, 2013.

Several times he was arrested for allegedly violating the terms of his probation.

Chad Ochocinco: Net Worth, Salary

As of 2023, Chad is estimated to have a net worth of almost $5 million.

His last income from the NFL was around $925 thousand with the New England Patriots from his 2011 contract.

Throughout his football career, he amassed nearly $46.678 million as a wide receiver.

In addition, he also earned through the endorsement of major brands including Reebok, GoDaddy, Unilever’s Degree Men deodorant, and so on.

Ochocinco also endorsed Bernie Sanders for President of the United States in February 2016.

Real estate

Chad had bought a six-bedroom four-bathroom 3,410 sq. ft. home for a $150,000 loan in Miami Gardens Property.

Unfortunately, he failed to pay it back and the property has been foreclosed.

Presently, the worth of the property is around $1.1 million.

Similarly, Johnson bought and re-designed a SmartCar worth roughly $18,000.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

The player has an athletic body physique with a towering height.

He stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch tall and his weight is about 85 kg.

Likely, he has a dark brown pair of eyes and he is bald.

Social Media

The player has verified social media sites. He is active on Instagram under the username @ochocinco where he has more than 1.8m followers.

Similarly, he has over 3.2m followers on Twitter and 1.8m followers on Facebook.


  • Earlier, he is known by the name of “Ocho Cinco” which means “eight five” in Spanish.
  • His jersey number was also 85.
  • He is a cousin of Antrel Rolle.
  • His other nicknames are Ocho Cino, Pepe, and Esteban.

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