Chad Ochocinco – Net Worth, Money and More

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Net Worth: $5 Million



Chad Javon Johnson was born on January 9, 1978 in Miami, Florida. His weight is 188lb (85 kg). Chad is famous as an American football wide receiver. In his early days he played football match for two colleges Santa Monica College and Oregon State University. He played for the Bengals for ten season. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the second round of the 2001 NFL draft. In the year 2011, a change is seems to take place in his life and Chad was traded to the New England Patriots where he played Super Bowl XLVI. In the next year that is 2012, he played for the Miami Dolphins. During this play he fall into the controversies and was arrested for the domestic violence attack. In just the previous year that is 2011 in April he CNBC news channel listed Chad as number one on the list of ‘Most Influential Athletes in Social Media’. He is a free agent and is an age of just 36 now.

Early Life


Chad was born in Miami, Florida and graduated from the local college Miami Beach Senior High School in the year 1997. After the college he did not play the football but attended the Langston University. Later in the year 1997, he was transferred to the community college in Santa Monica, California named Santa Monica College. After this, he again transferred to different college Oregon State University, where he met the coach Dennis Erickson who told him how to play Football and trained him to play for the Oregon State Beavers football team. As a result, their team won by 11-1 score. The major victory credit goes to Chad. Not only had this he also broken the school record for the longest touchdown reception in the Stanford University.

Chad is a cousin of Keyshawn Johnson and Samari Rolle and has four children Jicyra, Chad Johnson 2, Chade and Chaiel. Chad proposed Evelyn Lozada on October 16, 2010 whom he was dating for a year. They both were married on July 4, 2012. Johnson was arrested for head-butting his wife and was released on $2,500 bond. Later her wife asked divorce on September 19, 2012.



He joined Cincinnati Bengals in the second round of 2001 NFL Draft. In 2003, he set the Cincinnati Bengals record by recording 1355 receiving yards. Later in the year 2005, he recorded 1432 yards. He made the pro bowl five times from 2003 to 2007. Chad finished his 2006 season with 1,369 yards, 7 touchdowns and 87 receptions. To lead the NFL in receiving yards he was the first ever Bengal. After catching touchdown passes when he celebrate with hi flamboyant attitude, which is famous worldwide. In the fan voting for 2006 Pro Bowl, he was fourth overall and received 987,659 votes. Johnson topped the list released in August 2006 by Fox Sports showing top 10 showboats in professional sports. Johnson was a guest on ESPN’s Mike & Mike radio show on January 13, 2008. In his interview he was straight forward to the people and the media and gave the statement “I was labeled selfish and a cancer, and it hurt. Fingers were pointed at me this year. If the team and the organizations want to further itself, I think you need to get rid of the problem. It hurt me. To do that way and not to have my back. Things were said, and nobody came to my defense”. Chad signed with the Miami Dolphins on June 11, 2012 and on July 24 he changed his name back to Johnson.

Career outside Football


On March 1, 2010 he was the contestant in the tenth season of Dancing with the Stars paired with Cheryl Burke. Johnson was a guest host of WWE raw on September 13, 2010. He also worked as an actor on various TV shows. In June 2011, he filmed for film American Reunion. He appeared on the season three of Blue Mountain State and on season 2 of the TV show The League. He was featured in a national pistachio in winter 2010 and spring 2011 and in R&B singer Monica’s video “Everything to me”. He also appeared on the covers of the video game NFL Street 3 and narrates the tutorials with Clinton Portis and Byron Leftwich on the video game series. He appeared in the professional Bull Riders Event on May 14, 2011 and rode the bull Deja Blue which weighs 1,500 pounds. Johnson was a star player in his childhood in the game Soccer. Ochocinco featured his TV reality show ‘The Ultimate Catch’ on the VH1 Channel.

NFL records and Career Notables


He got the following records with Bengal organization: Most receiving yards in a season, most receiving yards all-time, most receptions, most touchdown receptions, and most receiving yards in a game and most seasons with over 1,000 receiving yards.



His net worth is $5 million dollars. He is a much known rich personality. In June 2013, after the court filing he is losing $45,ooo every month but every month he owes big money from various organizations. His income today is $3,000 and owes $16,000 in child support, $9,000 in mortgages, $3,000 on food and  $3,000 on car payments.Chad Ochocinco was fines $20,000 for wearing gold cleats during MNF game against Pitt Steelers because it was considered that the gold cleats were against the uniform rules. He has two houses and two luxury cars.

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