Jerry Rice is known as a former American football wide receiver who played for the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders. He is most famous for being the greatest wide receiver of all time.

Background and Age

Jerry Lee Rice was born on October 13, 1962, in Starkville, Mississippi. One of eight children, he was the child of a hardworking bricklayer who utilized Rice and his siblings as his assistants during the blistering Southern summers. It was difficult work, yet Rice later came to be thankful for it. At an early stage, Rice proved himself to be a talented sprinter. It wasn't until high school that Rice found football.

Career and Net Worth

Jerry Rice is broadly viewed as the best wide receiver throughout the entire existence of the National Football League.. While in school, he earned All-America praises and set 18 Division I-AA records. The San Francisco 49ers drafted Rice in the first round in 1985, the start of a 20-year career in which Rice won various Super Bowls and set 38 NFL records. Rice was accepted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2010.

In September 2019, Jerry Rice talked openly about Antonio Brown's voyage from Oakland to New England after basically forcing the Raiders to release him with the goal that he could turn into a free agent. Rice talked with Brown on a few events this winter about playing in the Bay Area subsequent to mentioning an exchange out of Pittsburgh. He said Brown tricked Oakland into trading for him with the goal in mind that he would force his way out to the Patriots.

Marriage, Wife and Kids

Jerry Rice got married to Jacqueline Bernice Mitchell on September 1987. Things were going great for the couple, they had turned out to be parents to little girl Jacqui Bonet Rice in June of the same year. Alongside his football achievement, joy came in abundance to the family when the number of children increased. The expansion to the family was a son named Jerry Lee Rice, Jr. and a little girl named Jada Symone Rice.

The bliss didn't keep going long as the couple officially separated in 2009. The curve in the story was Jerry was at that point dating Latisha Pelayo since 2008 while being a married man. Regardless of how he started dating the Mexican magnificence, their adoration stood the trial of time. On March 2018, Jerry went down on his knees and proposed his sweetheart of 10 years at the DeBartolo Family Foundation All-Star Charity Gala.

Last Modified: Oct 13, 2021

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