Reggie Bush: Wife, Kids, Net Worth, Draft, College, Stats, Facts

Published Date: 05 May, 2020 Updated date: 05 May, 2020 By Celebs Podium

Known for his nickname ‘The President,’ Reggie Bush co-parents three kids with his wonderful wife after he began dating her in the early 2010s. Prior to that, he dated WWE Diva and one of the renowned model/businesswoman.

Reggie Bush is a former American football running back who recorded impressive career stats playing for the NFL sides, New Orleans Saints, Miami Dolphins, Detroit Lions, San Francisco 49ers, and Buffalo Bills. He took retirement from the sport in 2017.

Reggie Bush Bio & Family: Age, Father, College, Height

The 35-years-of-age former NFL superstar was born with the name Reginald Alfred Bush Jr. on 2 March 1985, in Spring Valley, California, the United States. He was named after his biological father, Reginald Alfred Bush, Sr.

Reggie’s mother, Denise Griffin, went on to marry Lamar Griffin after she parted ways with Reggie’s father. From that relationship, Reggie has a stepbrother named Javon Griffin. However, this marriage also couldn’t survive for long as Denise filed for divorce from Lamar in July 2010.


Reggie Bush with his family on 28 October 2019 (Reggie’s Instagram)

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About 6 feet (1.83 meters) tall in height, Reggie attended Helix High School, where he commenced his American football career. Later on, he took his amateur skills to the University of Southern California (USC), where he played for the USC Trojans from 2003 to 2005. He recorded a great college career and was awarded the 2005 Walter Camp Award and the 2005 Doak Walker Award.

Career In NFL: Stats, Net Worth

The former athlete summons a commanding net worth that dwells above $35 million. A large chunk of Reggie’s earnings is the result of his long-haul association in the National Football League (NFL). Playing for 11 years in the league till his retirement on 15 December 2017, Reggie recorded the stats of 36 touchdowns for 5,490 rushing yards and 18 touchdowns for 3,598 receiving yards from 134 appearances.

Reggie joined the national league after being picked in the first round of the 2006 draft by New Orleans Saints. Subsequently, he penned NFL endorsement deals amounting to $5 million annually. Playing for the Saints till the 2010 season, he won the Super Bowl XLIV on 7 February 2010.


Reggie Bush had most part of his career with the New Orleans Saints (Reggie’s Instagram)

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Following that, he played two seasons for Miami Dolphins from 2011 to 2012. Eventually, he penned a four-year, $16 million deal with Detroit Lions on 13 March 2013. However, he was released by the Lions on 25 February 2015. After that, he appeared for one each season for San Francisco 49ers and Buffalo Bills before his retirement. 

Reggie Bush’s Married Life: Wife, Kids

The former Super Bowl champion is leading a compelling married life with his wife of over five years, Lilit Avagyan. Reggie and Lilit tied the wedding knots on 12 June 2014 after dating for almost three years. They first met in 2011. Lilit, who is a professional dancer, was pregnant with Reggie’s first child before the two of them walked down the aisle together.


Reggie Bush with his fitness freak wife Lilit Avagyan on 30 April 2020 (Reggie’s Instagram)

The couple welcomed their daughter named Briseis Bush on 6 May 2013. Subsequently, they were blessed with a son named Uriah Bush on 12 July 2015. Reggie and Lilit’s third kid, another son named Agyemang Bush came to this world on 2 September 2017.

Previous Dating & Relationships

Before meeting his wife Lilit, Reggie had a string of relationships in the past. While he was at the University of Southern California, he dated WWE Diva Eve Torres. However, their relationship couldn’t last for a long time.   

Reggie’s most talked-about relationship was with the American media personality, model, actress, and businesswoman, Kim Kardashian. The couple began dating after former NFL quarterback Matt Leinart introduced them to each other at the 2007 ESPY Awards. They soon clicked and became very close to one another.

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Reggie Bush dated Kim Kardashian for three years (US Magazine)

Within no time, Reggie and Kim were a power couple and they filled the pages of gossip magazines. However, some differences affected their relationship as the pair split on 27 July 2009 but got back together later on 28 September 2009. Nevertheless, the two of them ended their bond once and for all in March 2010. As per media comments, fame drove them apart.

Some Interesting Facts About Reggie Bush

  • Reggie got nominations for Male Athlete of the Year at the 2007 and 2009 BET Awards.
  • Reggie’s fundraising work for organizations that benefit Haiti and diamond-producing countries in Africa earned him a nomination for the VH1 Do Something Awards in 2010.
  • He became a partner and spokesperson for skincare company Barc, makers of BumpDown Razor Bump Relief in March 2012.
  • Reggie was romantically linked to country singer Jessie James in 2010.
  • He has ‘619’ on his under-eye markings which is the area code where he grew up.
  • Reggie listed himself into the New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame on 5 June 2019.  
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