Ted Ginn, Jr. is a former American football wide receiver. He is best known for playing 14 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). Ted played for the Chicago Bears until July 16, 2021, when he announced his retirement from professional football. As of 2021, Ted Ginn Jr. has an estimated net worth of approximately $15 million.
|Theodore Ginn Jr.
|April 12, 1985
|Cleveland, Ohio, U. S.
|Football wide receiver
Ted Ginn Jr. was born on April 12, 1985 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He played with his father, Tedd Ginn Sr., who coaches Glanville High School. Ted played wide receiver, defender, and quarterback for his high school team. From the beginning he stood out in football. In fact, he was named MVP during the US Army All-American Bowl.
Ted also competed in track and field on the Glenville track team. He set the record for the fastest time in his senior year and also won the state title in the 200m. Ted was able to complete the course in 21.51 seconds. He was supposed to compete in the 2008 Summer Olympics, but his athletic career was put on hold when he began to excel in soccer.
Ginn began playing quarterback at The Ohio State University. In the 2004 season he received 25 receptions for 359 yards. In his first season, he helped his team win the Indiana 307. He began playing wide receiver in his sophomore year and was later named the starter.
Ted Ginn Jr. Net worth and career
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Ted played for Ohio State during the 2006 season, where he had 125 receptions in 37 games. He began his professional career in 2007 after being selected by the Miami Dolphins in the 2007 NFL Draft. The Dolphins have received a lot of criticism for drafting Genie over Brady Quinn. Ginn entered the field in the 2007 season against the New York Giants with the No. 1 Dolphins. 19. He threw his first career touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles.
In the 2008 season he began playing as a starting wide receiver. In his initial season, he had 2 receptions for 17 yards. Ted was noted for his performance in the game against the Buffalo Bills, where he had 7 receptions. He finished the 2008 season with 56 catches for 2 touchdowns and 790 yards. In the 2009 season he had 1,826 all-purpose yards.
Ginn was traded to the San Francisco 49ers on April 16, 2010 in the 2010 NFL Draft, scoring his first touchdown against the St. Louis Rams. He suffered an injury at the end of the 2011 season, forcing the San Francisco team to replace him with Kyle Williams. However, the 49ers suffered heavy losses following the substitution, which reduced their chances of qualifying for Super Bowl XLVI. He later retired on March 22, 2012 with the San Francisco 49ers.
Ted played for the Carolina Panthers in the 2013 season and the following year signed a three-year contract with the new Arizona Cardinals. He had 35 receptions in the first 12 games of the 2015 season with the Panthers. Ted signed a three-year deal with the New Orleans Saints on March 9, 2017. A year later, he suffered a knee injury that placed him on injury reserve on October 18, 2018.
Jin signed with the Chicago Bears on May 4, 2020. He was used as a replacement for Tarik Cohen in a week 3 game against the Atlanta Falcons. Gene played punt from weeks 4 to 7 and was released by the Chicago Bears on November 4, 2020. Jin announced his retirement from professional soccer on July 16, 2021 after playing 14 seasons.
Personal life of Ted Ginn Jr.
Ted Ginn Jr. has been married to Crystal McCoy since April 12, 2015. He has been married to Krystal after dating her for over ten years since 2002. The couple has twins named Theodore Jinn III and Kristen Lee Jinn, who they were born in 2010.
Ted Ginn Jr net worth
As of 2021, Tedd Jinn Jr. has an estimated net worth of approximately $15 million. In 14 seasons in the NFL, he earned around $40,102,852 in combined income. Ted signed with the Chicago Bears on a one-year deal on May 4, 2020 for a whopping $1,187,500.