Nnamdi Asomugha

Inside Biography

Nnamdi Asomugha is an American former football cornerback turned actor and producer who played in the NFL for the Oakland Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles, and San Francisco 49ers.

As an actor, he has been seen in movies like Fire with Fire, My Name Is Doris, Crown Heights, and Sylvie's Love

How Old Is Nnamdi Asomugha?  

Nnamdi Asomugha was born on July 6, 1981, in Lafayette, Louisiana, to parents of  Nigerian Igbo descent. He is 39 years old at the time of this writing and is billed at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 meters).   

Asomugha grew up in California, where he attended a series of schools including Leuzinger High School in Lawndale, Bishop Montgomery High School in Torrance, and Narbonne High School in Harbor City.

Educational Details

Asomugha is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.

At UCB, Asomugha played football for the California Golden Bears, ending his career with 87 tackles, three sacks, eight interceptions, and three touchdowns.    

Who Is Nnamdi Asomugha's Wife? 

Nnamdi Asomugha has been married since June 24, 2013, to his wife, actress Kerry Washington -- of Scandal and Django Unchained fame. 

Nnamdi Asomugha and his wife Kerry Washington SOURCE: Good Housekeeping

They have two children together: daughter Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha (born on April 21, 2014) and son Caleb Kelechi Asomugha (born on October 5, 2016).

What Is Nnamdi Asomugha Known For?

Nnamdi Asomugha was drafted in the first round by the Oakland Raiders and was the 31st overall pick at the  2003 NFL Draft. He played seven seasons with the Raiders before letting his contract expire and becoming a free agent.

Asomugha was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles in July 2011 on a five-year contract for $60 million with a guaranteed $25 million.

Famous Movies

He was let go at the end of the 2012 season after which he signed with the San Francisco 49ers on a one-year deal with a base salary of $1.35 million. His contract was waived in November 2013. 

Former Oakland Raiders cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha SOURCE: Raiders.com

Asomugha retired as an Oakland Raider on December 27, 2013.     

Asomugha made his acting debut in 2008 and has since been seen in movies like Fire with Fire, Beasts of No Nation, Hello, My Name Is Doris, Crown Heights, Sylvie's Love, and The Banker, and TV shows like The Game, Friday Night Lights, Leverage, and Kroll Show.        

Net Worth

According to celebritynetworth.com, Nnamdi Asomugha has a net worth of around $35 million as of March 2021. The 39-year-old former NFL cornerback-turned-actor had an 11-year career in the NFL during which he was paid a yearly salary of $4 million. 

In comparison, Asomugha's wife, Kerry Washington has a net worth of $50 million. 

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by shrijan, 08 Aug, 2022

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