American Marshawn Lynch is a professional football player. He is renowned for his offensive style as a running back.
He is the co-founder of the Professional indoor football team, Oakland Panthers.
Marshawn Lynch- Birth, Age, Parents, Ethnicity
Marshawn Lynch was born as Marshawn Terrell Lynch on the 22nd of April 1986 in Oakland, California. His father, Maurice Sapp, and mother, Delisa Lynch are of All-American ethnicity.
He is the youngest among his three siblings, Davonte, David, and Marreesha. Their mother raised them a single mother.
Marshawn Lynch- Education, Early Life
He graduated from Oakland Technical High School in his hometown, Later, he joined the University of California, Berkeley to study social welfare.
During the High Schooldays, he used to play Football for the High School team. At the time, he was active in games like Basketball, Track, and wrestling too.
Later, he represented his college team, California Golden Bears football as a running back. Starting from 2004 till 2006, he played 35 games for the team with 3,230 rushing yards with a total of 35 takedowns.
Marshawn Lynch- Professional Career
In 2007, Marshawn Lynch signed a six years contract with Buffalo Bills worth $18.935 million contracts including a $3 million signing bonus.
As a professional player, in his first match, he played against Denver Broncos as running back. He ended the game with 90 yards on 19 carries with his first touchdown.
Despite the six-year contract, he played four seasons for the team till the season 2010. However, he didn’t complete the season with the team. Later, the team traded him to Seattle Seahawks.
With the team, he completed the 2010 season with 737 yards and six touchdowns. In the following season, his fellow players ranked him at the position of 94 on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2012.
In 2012, he signed a four-year contract with the team worth $31 million. He ended the season with 1,590 yards of rushing and 11 touchdowns including his longest yard touchdown. By the end of the year, he was ranked at the position on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2013.
In the following year, he ended the season with 1,257 yards with 12 touchdowns. At the end of the year, he was ranked the position of 14 on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2014.
Moving forward, in 2015, he signed a 2-year contract extension worth $24 million. The year, he was ranked at 9th position on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2015.
On the 7th of February 2016, through his Twitter account, he announced that he is taking retirement from Football.
After taking an initial retirement, he returned to football as a player for Oakland Raiders. In 2017, he signed a two-year contract worth $9 million including a $2 million bonus for 1,000 rushing yards in the season.
Till 2018, he was associated with the team as a player. Moving forward, in 2019, he rejoined the Seattle Seahawks. In the 2019 season, he was ranked at the fourth position in on the all-time postseason rushing touchdowns list.
Marshawn Lynch’s Business Venture & Movies
Apart from the Football career, he was also an actor. In 2015, he appeared in the movie, Family First the Marshawn Lynch Story as himself. Last, in 2020, he appeared in the TV series, Westworld as Giggles.
In 2019, he established the football team, Oakland Panthers along with Roy Choi. On the 7th of February 2016, he established his brand, Beast Mode during Super Bowl 50.
Net Worth, Salary
Through his football career, he has made a net worth of $30 million. His current salary as a football player is in the range of $7 million.
Besides that, he also earns through his business brand, Beast Mode. Also, he makes through his appearance in the TV and movies too.
Marshawn Lynch’s Controversy, Rumors
On the 14th of July 2012, he was arrested in the charge of Driving Under the influence. At the time, the score of 0.10 was registered in the breathalyzer. However, his lawyer argued for bending the proof.
Later, in February 2014, the case was settled with a fine of $1,033 and two years of probation with safety classes to attend.
Body Measurements- Height, Weight
Marshawn Lynch has black eyes with long deadlock hair. His height is around 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 98 kg.
Social Media Profiles
Marshawn has over 873.9k followers on Twitter, over 1.2m followers on Facebook, and over 1.9m followers on Instagram.
On Twitter, he is following the personalities like Nafessa Williams, Jeffrey Wright, Lena Waithe.