Cedric Benson‘s net worth is estimated to be $85 million. He had managed to accumulate such a huge amount of fortune throughout his career as a professional footballer and also a loan originator.
Cedric Benson was an American Footballer who used to play for Green Bay Packer. On 17th August of 2019, Cedric Benson and a female passenger died in a motorcycle crash in Austin, Texas.
Cedric Benson’s net worth is estimated to be $85 million. He was an American Footballer and loan originator from which he had managed to amass such wealth.
Cedric Benson was a former footballer and loan originator. Picture source: Pinterest.
The late footballer Cedric Benson started playing football while attending Abell Junior High School in Midland, Texas. However, he began his football career in 2005 after being picked in 2005 NFL draft. He signed five years contract worth $35 million with Chicago Bears. But he just played with the teams only for two years because of grand injury and later joined Cincinnati Bengals in 2008.
Shortly after the injury, Cedric Benson signed a one-year contract with Cincinnati Bengals worth $520 thousand on 30th September of 2008. After completing a one year contract, he again signed a two-year contract with the team on 3rd March of 2009 worth $7 million. After completing the contract, Cincinnati Bengals refused to resign a contract with Benson because of some issues.
Late Cedric Benson played for three years for Cincinnati Bengals. Picture Source: Cincinnati Bengals’ Official site.
However, on 12th August of 2012, Benson signed with Green Bay Packers with reportedly a one-year contract worth $ 25K. Later he suffered a Lisfranc injury and replaced on injured reserve. 2012 season was his final season in the NFL.
According to some source, the average earning of the American footballer is around $2.7 million. As Cedric Benson is one of the most demanded American football running back he probably has earned much more than that.
After NFL career, Cedric Benson became a loan originator. According to some source, the average earning of mortgage loan originators is around round $64,500 per year. Well, Cedric probably used to earn in that range.
Going through his Instagram, we found that Cedric loved horse riding, bike riding and also visited new places.
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Former NFL player Cedric Benson had a BMW motorcycle bike worth $16,000. He had shared the story of his bike on his Instagram just hours before his accident. The same motorcycle was found at the scene of the crash.
Former Longhorn great Cedric Benson has died after a crash last night. His final Instagram post indicated he was going for a motorcycle ride. Condolences are pouring in, including from his former coach, Mack Brown. pic.twitter.com/X4DhXg1ekU
— Wes Wilson (@weswilson4) August 18, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with Cedric and his family.