Terrell Owens Net Worth 2023: Income, Contract, Salary, Bio

Terrell Owens is a professional American football player who has a net worth of $500 thousand. He is regarded as one of the best receivers in NFL history and is best known for his time spent with the “San Francisco 49ers” and “Dallas Cowboys”. Owens played wide receiver for 16 years in the NFL.

Owens grew up watching football, particularly his favorite player Jerry Rice and was forbidden by her grandmother from participating in sports until high school. He began playing football in college before being drafted by the “San Francisco 49ers”.

Owens is a 6-time Pro Bowl and 5-time first-team All-Pro and is the holder of multiple NFL records. He has 1000 catches and was the first player to score a touchdown in seven consecutive “Monday Night Football” games. He holds the record for scoring at least six touchdowns in 11 straight seasons.

What is Terrell Owens’ Net Worth?

Net Worth:$500 Thousand
Profession:Football Player
Annual Salary:$250 Thousand
Age:48 Years Old
Born:May 13, 1966
Country:United States of America
Last Updated2023

Contract and Salary Details

San Francisco 49ers –

Owens signed a 3-year rookie deal worth $840,000 after being taken in the 3rd round of the NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers with the 89th overall choice. He agreed to a seven-year $35 million contract extension with the San Francisco 49ers based on his performance and contributions to the team.

Philadelphia Eagles –

In 2004, Owens was traded from San Francisco to the Philadelphia Eagles, where he signed a seven-year $48.9 million contract with a $2.3 million signing bonus.

Dallas Cowboys –

In 2006, Owens signed a 3-year $25 million contract with the Dallas Cowboys with a $5 million signing bonus. In 2009, Owens then signed a three-year $27 million contract deal with the Cowboys but was dismissed after two days.

Buffalo Bills –

In 2009, he signed a one-year $6.2 million contract with the Buffalo Bills.

Cincinnati Bengals –

In 2010, Owens agreed to terms with the Cincinnati Bengals on a one-year $2 million contract. Owens tore his ACL in the offseason of 2011.

Allen Wranglers –

Owens was offered a 6-figure contract offer to play for the Wranglers in the 2012 season. but he was terminated for exhibiting a lack of effort both on and off the field in 2012.

Seattle Seahawks –

In 2012, Despite receiving a one-year, $990,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, he was dismissed a few weeks later which was one of his career’s biggest contracts.

Terrell Owens Net Worth and Contracts

Terrell Owens Key Facts:

  • Known as a professional American football player.
  • Monthly Income: $25,000
  • Annual Income: $250,000
  • Owens discovered his father’s identity at the age of ten after falling in love with his daughter, only to realize that she was his sister.
  • Owens rapped in the song “I’m Back.”
  • Owens even has his own breakfast cereal.
  • He celebrated his first NFL score by doing a “bank-head bounce” dance for his mother.

Early Life

Terrell Owens was born on December 7, 1973, in Alexander City, Alabama to Marilyn Heard and her neighbor L.C. Russell. His parents split and her mother and grandmother raised him along with his three other siblings.

Career Highlights

  • The first professional game against the “New Orleans Saints”.
  • Most receiving touchdowns in a single season: 14
  • Participated in the “Indoor Football League in 2012.
  • Paid $3.9 million for a property in New Jersey.

High School and College

Owens loves playing football, baseball, track, and basketball at Benjamin Russell High School. He didn’t make his high school football team until his junior year when one of his teammates was sick and missed a game. Owens attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and participated in football, basketball, and track.

He grabbed 34 passes for 357 yards and 3 scores as a freshman and 38 passes for 724 yards and 8 touchdowns as a sophomore. Owens held his single-season catches record at Chattanooga until Alonzo Nix broke it in 2007.

Professional Career

After gaining lots of attention in his high school and college career he made his professional debut in 1996 when he was picked by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round of the NFL Draft. He played his first professional game against the New Orleans Saints. 

He played for 7 seasons and then was moved to the Philadelphia Eagles in 2004. He joined the Dallas Cowboys two years later and played for them for 3 seasons. Following one season with each of the Buffalo Bills and Cincinnati Bengals, Owens’ NFL career came to an end.

He participated in the “Indoor Football League” (IFL) in 2012 with the Allen Wranglers before making a comeback in 2022 with the FCF. Owens was traded by the Knights of Degen in a three-team four-player deal on May 11, 2022.

Personal Life

In 2009, Owens dated Kari Klinkenborg. Owens married Rachel Snider in 2014 and she filed for divorce barely two weeks afterward. She said that Owens, who had a very low credit record at the time secured a $2 million loan using her funds to secure a home in Sherman Oaks, California.

Terrell Owensn’s Biography

Real NameTerrell Eldorado Owens
Nick NameT.O.
Age49 Years Old
HeightIn Feet –  6 Feet 3 Inches
In Meters – 1.91 m
In Centimeters – 191 cm
WeightIn Kilograms – 102 Kg
In Pounds – 225 lbs
FamilyFather –  L.C. Russell
Mother – Marilyn Heard
Sisters – Sharmaine Stowes, Latasha Scales
Brothers – Victor Stowes
WifeRachel Snider (div.2015)
Children’sTerique Owens, Kylee Owens, Atlin Owens, And Dasha Owens

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The mother of Owens’ daughter Melanie Paige Smith III sued him in 2011 for failing to pay child support, but the issue was settled before the trial. Owens argued that the decline in his NFL salary was the cause of the unpaid child support obligations. According to Owens, he was providing child support at a rate of about $45,000 per month.

According to several Dallas media reports, Owens attempted suicide by consuming an overdose of “hydrocodone”. Owens’ publicist denied the report, claiming that he experienced an allergic reaction to the drug when mixed with a dietary supplement. The Dallas police department ended the case and reported that it was an accidental overdose.

Owens allegedly spat in the face of DeAngelo Hall during an NFL game in 2006. The NFL penalized Owens $35,000 for the incident despite there being no video evidence. Deion Sanders persuaded Hall to speak with Owens, and the two eventually sorted it all out.

Terrell Owens Salary and Income
Terrell Owens Salary and Income


Owens received the National Alzheimer’s Association’s Young Champions Award for raising awareness about the condition in 2009. He has also contributed to the “Andy Roddick Foundation” which aims to improve children’s living conditions by providing them with educational and economic possibilities.

House and Properties

Owens paid $3.9 million for a property in New Jersey, on two lots totaling 5.7 acres, in 2004. The house features 4 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms (each with a Jacuzzi), a conservatory, an indoor cabana, and a big outdoor pool. Owens had listed it for $3.4 million before finally selling it for $1.7 million in 2010.

Owens owned a home in California and listed it for $2.35 million in 2015. The two-story home features 4,250 square feet of living space, 5 bedrooms (including a huge master suite), and 5 full bathrooms.

Income Sources

Owens never agreed to an endorsement deal during his playing career, but after retiring he eventually worked with fast food restaurants and a fantasy sports website, Draftster from which he reportedly makes $13 million.

Additionally, he has a partnership with OnlyFans to launch a channel where he will host workouts, give a sneak peek at his next business ventures, and give aspiring athletes a place to seek sound financial guidance.

Terrell Owens‘ Net Worth In Past Years

Net Worth in 2023$500K
Net Worth in 2022$450k
Net Worth in 2021$400k
Net Worth in 2020$350k
Net Worth in 2019$300k

Celebrity Appearance

Owens has also made several celebrity appearances as well as cameos in movies, games, and TV series such as Celebrity Apprentice and Celebrity Wife Swap, which earned him an estimated $70,000. Additionally, he had a podcast in 2013 called “Time Out with T.O.” and his own show in 2009 called “The T.O. Show”.

Owens worked as a model and appeared on reality television series such as “Dancing with the Stars” and MTV’s “The Challenge” as well as was featured on Madden NFL 19’s cover.

Terrell Owens Net Worth

As of 2023, Terrell Owens’ net worth is estimated to be $500 thousand. He is regarded as one of the top wide receivers and football players of his time. Owens secured contracts worth $30 million in salary and earned $80 million from the NFL.

Despite all this, he made poor financial choices that caused him to lose everything. During his career, Owens was fined roughly $150,000 for “excessive” celebrations and lost $2 million in his bingo investment.

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How much is the net worth of Terrell Owens?

Terrell Owens’ Net Worth is currently 500 thousand dollars.

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Terrell’s per year income is roughly $250 thousand.

How old is Terrell Owens?

Terrell was born on December 7, 1973, in Alexander City and he is 48 years old as of 2022.

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