Net Worth: $8 Million
- Source of Wealth TV, American Football, Sports
- Birth Place Portland, OR
- Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)
- Full Name Robert Earl Moore
- Date of Birth November 19, 1969
About Ahmad Rashad
Born as Robert Earl Moore on November 19, 1969 in Portland, OR, Ahmad Rashad is a former professional football player in the NFL and a sportscaster mostly with NBC Sports. He graduated from Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma, WA in 1967. He was then accepted as a football scholar in the University of Oregon and played as the wide receiver during his sophomore year in 1969. He was then moved to running back where he was an all-American in 1971 and played together with quarterback Dan Fouts. He was named to the College Football Hall of Fame on May 9, 2007. He was also a member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity during college.
The name Ahmad Rashad was made after he was converted to Islam in 1972. He has an estimated net worth of $8 million from his earnings when he played St. Louis Cardinals, Buffalo Bills, Seattle Seahawks and Minnesota Vikings as well as a television sportscaster. He played a total of 11 seasons in the NFL. He is also known as Bobby Moore of American football with a height of 1.9 meters. He is an all-American running back and wide receiver. He was the fourth over-all pick in the 1972 NFL, drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals. He was the first skill-position player. He was the converted back to wide receiver with the Cardinals for another two seasons. He moved to the Buffalo Bills (1974-1976), the Seattle Seahawks (1976) and the Minnesota Vikings (1978-1981) where he earned four Pro Bowl selections.
After he left football, he became a televisions sports commentator (studio anchor and game reporter) for NBC and ABC covering both NFL and NBA. He also hosted the NBA Inside Stuff. He has also guest starred in several television shows. He used to interview his long-time friend Michael Jordan. He has worked with O.J. Simpson on the NFL on NBC.
Rashad has been married four times and divorced three times. He has a total of 9 children. He has his own three daughters and two sons. The other four are his stepson and stepdaughters. The most notable marriage was with wife Phylicia Ayers-Allen, an actress, who immediately adapted his last name and continues to use it. He proposed on a national television during the pregame show between Detroit Lions and the New York Jets for NBC’s broadcast of the Thanksgiving Day Football game.