Reggie Bush is a running back for the NFL who is currently a free agent. Bush’s career began after playing football for the University of Southern California, where he won a Heisman Trophy and earned consensus All American Honors two times. He is currently considered to be among the greatest running backs of all time. Bush has played for the Indianapolis Colts, the New Orleans Saints, the Miami Dolphins, the Buffalo Bills, the San Francisco 49ers, and the Detroit Lions. Reggie Bush has also acted in produced several films and TV shows.
Reggie Bush Net Worth 2018 – $14 Million
How Did Reggie Bush Make His Money & Wealth?
The NFL is big business, and even average players can take home millions annually. Being exceptionally talented, Reggie Bush is paid hefty sums. Bush has also played for many of the highest ranking football teams, all of which signed him with multi-million dollar contracts.
Like many other athletes, Reggie Bush is a powerful social media influencer. He is sponsored by athletic brands and everyday product producers. These companies pay him big bucks to promote their goods.
Bush also helped produce a 13 part video series with English football legend David Beckham, titled Futbol meets Football. He has also worked as a radio sports announcer for Sirius and led several media campaigns.
How did Reggie Bush Get Rich?
Reggie Bush was born on March 2nd, 1985 in Spring Valley, California. He was named after his father, Reginald Alfred Bush, Sr. However, Bush’s father broke up with his mother, as he was not prepared to be a parent. His mother Denise raised him by herself for the first few years of his life. Denise Bush worked as a deputy sheriff at the Vista Detention Center to support herself and her son
A few years after her split with Reginald Sr., Denise Bush married LaMar Griffin. Griffin was a security guard when he met Denise Bush, and later became a minister. He was a spiritual, kind man and treated Reggie as one of his own. Although Reggie’s parents were strict, they taught the young athlete the value of modesty and hard work.
In his first football game in middle school, Reggie Bush ran for over 300 yards and scored 7 touchdowns. His performance only improved from his initial stellar performance, his parents knew they had a prodigy on their hands.
Bush began to get noticed by football bigwigs after exceptional performances at Helix High School in La Mesa, California. His senior year was particularly fruitful. He ran nearly 1700 yards with 140 carries and scored 27 touchdowns. USA Today named him as an All-USA candidate, and Parade Magazine listed his name on their yearly All-American list. Bush maintained a GPA of 3.8 and constantly trained when he was not on the field.
Although recruiters were initially skeptical, Reggie Bush proved without a shadow of a doubt he was professional material. He scored a touchdown after blasting past 11 defenders in one game. This achievement along with many others helped him lock down an athletic scholarship for the USC Trojans in 2003.
By the ending of the 2005 NFL season, Reggie Bush had 18 touchdowns and ran 2,611 all-purpose yards. Bush won the 71st Heisman trophy with 784 first place votes – a record only topped by O.J. Simpson’s 855 votes in 1968. Bush amassed numerous other prestigious awards and accolades in his college career.
Reggie Bush chose not to play his senior season at USC. He instead made himself eligible for the NFL draft. He was picked up by the New Orleans Saints in 2006. Bush’s incredible performance on the team gave him a warm reception, especially after the disaster of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. He played for the team until 2010, when he helped the team win the Super Bowl against the Indianapolis Colts.
In 2011, Reggie Bush was signed to the Miami Dolphins. Bush only played with the team for 2 years before signing a 16 million contract with the Detroit Lions. During his stint with the Dolphins, he once ran 172 yards in a single week.
The San Francisco 49ers signed Reggie Bush in 2015. However, after a crashing into a wall when he slipped on concrete that was around the entire field, Bush tore his left meniscus and had to take a season off to recover. The injury was so catastrophic that Bush sued the Edward Jones Dome. After recovering, he ended up signing a contract with the Buffalo Bills. He still plays with the team, but is also a free agent.
Reggie Bush Personal Life and FAQs
The relationships of Reggie Bush have received large amounts of media coverage. Bush dated WWE Diva Eve Torres and Kim Kardashian for several years each. He began dating Armenian model and dancer Lilit Avagyan in 2011, and married her in 2014. He has two children with her, daughter Briseis (born May 6, 2013) and son Uriah (born July 12th, 2015).
Reggie Bush currently lives in an 8.95 million dollar Hollywood Hills mansion. He upgraded to the swanky estate in 2016 from his 1.9 million Detroit Mansion. Reggie Bush also loves luxury cars and is most fond of his Ford Shelby GT Mustang. He also owns a Ferrari F430 and a Chevy Chevelle SS. Bush also collects luxury watches.