Know About Odell Beckham Jr.; Dating, Parents, Contract, Net Worth

Published Date: 14 Mar, 2019 Updated date: 20 Sep, 2020 By Celebs Podium

The NFL trade is gripping by the recent trade of wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. in 2019. Odell, who signed the contract extension with the Giants in 2018, joined Cleveland Browns with the remarkable amount of money.

American football wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is recently traded to the NFL team Cleveland Browns in March 2019. He previously played for the New York Giants before joining the Browns, until 2018.

Odell Beckham Jr. Bio; Parents, Education, Height, Weight

The Mysterio was born as Odell Cornelious Beckham Jr. on 5th November 1992 to parents Odell Beckham, Sr. and Heather Van Norman. He grew up in Louisiana along with brother Kordell Beckham and sister Jasmine Beckham.

Odell attended Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he involved in sports like football, basketball. Later, he got a scholarship offer from Louisiana State University. He stands at the height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m) and his hefty body weighs 91 kg (200 lbs).

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Career, Contract, Net Worth

The professional career of Odell started after he was selected by the New York Giants with the 12th overall pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He suffered from injury at the beginning and made his debut in October 2014, against the Atlanta Falcons. He recorded four receptions for 44 yards and a touchdown.

Odell became the fastest player in NFL history to reach both 200 career receptions and 4,000 career receiving yards in 2016. He became the Pro Bowl in each of his first three seasons in the NFL and was twice named as a second-team All-Pro. He signed a five-year $95m contract extension with the Giants in August 2018.


Odell Beckham Jr. during his time at the New York Giants. (Picture: Thebiglead)

After playing almost five seasons for the Giants, he was traded to the Cleveland Browns, along with the defensive end Olivier Vernon on 13th March 2019. With the heavy contract money, his net worth reaches $25 million and is increasing day to day.

His Dating Life, Rumored Girlfriends

Odell has hit the media surface by several rumored relationships in the past. However, he has denied commenting on his rumored girlfriends.

In 2017, he was rumored to dating an Instagram model Polyxeni Ferfeli but their romance reportedly fizzled out. He was rumored to back again with Ferfeli in the summer of 2018 but neither of them admitted their relationship.

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Moreover, Odell was spotted hanging out with model Amber Rose at the 2017 Coachella music festival. Amber. As they were close friends, Amber even stated she is “150 percent sure” that Odell is not gay. He was also linked with R&B singer Naveah Jolie in May 2018 but the things did not go well. As of now, the 26-year-old is presumed to be single as no dating news regarding him came to the media.

Dating Lauren Wood In 2020

Well, the player is now enjoying the relationship with the new girlfriend Lauren Wood. His girlfriend is a 27-year-old model and actress known for her appearance on MTV’s improv comedy series Wild’n’Out.

Moreover, she has 1.4million followers on Instagram and has sponsorships with brands like Fashion Nova, Pretty Little Thing, Hot Miami Styles, and Novex Hair Care. The duo reportedly started dating in November 2019 and made their relationship official on his 27th birthday.

Some Interesting Facts About Odell Beckham Jr.

  • Odell bought a brand new custom Jeep his 16-year-old sister Jasmine in April 2018.
  • In 2019, he appeared in the episodes of the comedy-drama television series Ballers.
  • His mother, Heather was the coach of the Nicholls State University track and field team.
  • His tattoos on the body feature the Statue of Liberty, Malcolm X, Michael Jackson, and more.
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