Ahmad Rashad is a famous former Football player, sportscaster, and actor. He is a professional football player who played in the NFL draft. After retirement from football, he worked as a sportscaster, studio analyst, and game reporter for the channel NBC and ABC. Ahmad also acted in the films like Monster, Space Jam, and Like Mike. He also hosted some of the reality talk shows on the NBC channel.
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The Early Life of Ahmad Rashad
Ahmad Rashad was born in Portland, Oregon, and his birth name is Robert Earl Moore. His father’s name is O.C. Moore, and his mother’s name is Condola Moore. Ahmad has one brother, and his name is Dennis Moore, and he did not share any information about his parent’s occupations. He spent his early life in Portland and later moved to Tacoma, Washington, with his parents and brother. Ahmed has been interested in football since childhood, and he learned football under the coaching of Jerry Frei, a famous football player, and coach.
Ahmad Rashad education
Ahmad Rashad attended Mount Tahoma High School, located in Tacoma, Washington. While studying in high school, he was a member of his school football team, participated in many football competitions, and won some matches. After graduating from high school, he joined the University of Oregon, located in Eugene, with an athletic scholarship.
He continued to play football at his university. Ahmad played for the Ducks team under coach Jerry Frei and became a member of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity. While studying in Junior year, he was charged with felony theft.
Personal details of Ahmad Rashad
|Real Name||Robert Earl Moore|
|Celebrity Name||Ahmad Rashad|
|Profession||Football player, sports caster, and actor|
|Age||72 years old|
|Date of Birth||November 19, 1949|
|Birth Place||Portland, Oregon|
Body Measurements of Ahmad Rashad
|Height in Centimetres||188 cm|
|Height in Inches||6 Feet 2 Inch|
|Weight in Kilograms||93 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||204 lbs|
|Spouse Name||Ana Luz Rodriguez-Paz|
Ahmad Rashad’s personal life
Ahmad Rashad was born in Portland, Oregon, on November 19, 1949, and he is 72 years old as of 2022. He was converted to Islam from Pentecostalism and started learning about Islam in college. He changed his name to Ahmad Rashad, and the meaning of his name is admirable, leading to truth in Arabic. Ahmad will not share any personal information with the media and the public.
Ahmad Rashad spouses
Ahmad was first married to Deidre Waters in 1969, and they were both blessed with a daughter named Keva in 1970 also, in the same year, he had a son named Sean from another woman. In 1976, Ahmad and Deidre divorced and separated officially. Then, in 1976, he married a second time Matilda Johnson, and they had two children, one daughter and one son, Maiyisha and Ahmad Jr. In 1979, they divorced.
Then in 1985, Rashad was third married to Phylicia Ayers-Allen, who is an actress, and also, they both worked together on the NBC channel. Ahmad and Phylicia are blessed with a baby girl named Condola Phylea Rashad. They both divorced in 2001 and separated after 16 years of happy marriage life.
After that, Ahmad was fourth married to Sale Johnson in 2007, and they adopted the Ava-Monroe Johnson, the granddaughter of sale Johnson. Then they both divorced in 2013. In 2016, Ahmad was married to Ana Luz Rodriguez-Paz, who is a psychologist in South Florida. Apart from this, Ahmad has a son from his high school girlfriend Melody Neal, and the son’s name is Geoffery Simmons.
Ahmad Rashad net worth
Ahmad Rashad is estimated to have a net worth of $ 10 million as of 2022. The above is only an approximation that may increase or decrease than the actual amount.
Ahmad Rashad’s career as a football player
Ahmad Rashad joined the NFL draft in 1972 in St. Louis Cardinals and was on the UPI All-Rookie Team. After the the1973 season, he was traded to the Buffalo Bills in quarterback Dennis shaw, and because of his knee injury, he was out after the 1975 season. Ahmad trained with Seattle Seahawks and started his trade season with Minnesota Vikings. Ahmad had gained success with Vikings in his first season itself. And the team went to Super Bowl. Then he earned more than four pro bowls between 1978 to 1998.
Then Ahmad left his career in NFL with 495 passes along with 6840 yards and 40 touchdowns. After that, he returned in 1980, played against Cleveland Browns, and received a quarterback Hail Mary pass with a 28-24 victory.
Ahmad Rashad’s Career in Broadcasting
Ahmad started to work as a studio analyst, anchor, and game reporter after retiring from NFL, and he worked as a host and cover for NBA and MLB channels. Ahmad is the person who has hosted NBA Inside Stuff for more than 16 seasons. In 2006, he hosted the talking show NBA Access with Ahmad on the ABC network channel and interviewed many celebrities like Vince Carter, Phil Jackson, and other personalities on that show.
Ahmad also worked as a host on the Real Tv Channel in the reality show Video clip in 2000, and also, he has worked as a co-host for the shows Celebrity Mole and Caesars Challenge with host Dan Doherty. Then, in 2001, Ahmad hosted the game show Tug Of words on Game Show Network. Ahmad hosted the show Entrainment Tonight in 1988 along with Robb Weller, in which he had interviewed Michael Jordan. In 2013, he hosted the Golf Channel talk show Morning Drive.
Ahmad Rashad’s Career as an actor
Apart from football and broadcasting, Ahmad has worked as an actor in some films. In 1996, he acted in the film Space Jam, and in 1998, he worked in the movie Monster. In 2002, Ahmad acted in the movie Like Mike and produced some films.