|Celebrated Name:||Clinton Portis|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Clinton Earl Portis|
|Age:||39 years old|
|Birth Date:||1 September 1981|
|Birth Place:||Laurel, Mississippi, United States|
|Children:||Yes (Chaz and Camden)|
|Is Clinton Portis Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||American Football running back|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$6 Million|
|Last Updated:||December 2020|
Clinton Earl Portis is a football star who cannot be skipped while talking about football. He is best known for being the starting running back for the Washington Redskins for seven seasons, for which a select panel of celebrities included him as one of the 80 Greatest Redskins, he gained 81.2 yards rushing per game. He even played in the National Football League.
Maybe you know about Clinton Portis very well but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2020? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Clinton Portis’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Clinton Earl Portis was born on 1 September 1981 in Laurel, Mississippi, the United States to Clint Portis and Channel Y. Hearn. His mother gave birth to two children before turning 19. His father left them, and his mother had a hard time rising the children on her own. To add worries, the area where they lived was filled with pickpockets and drugs. Clinton’s brother was also a talented athlete, but he also became addicted to drugs and was sent to prison.
Clinton was admitted to Gainesville High School and then to the University of Miami where he started his football career. He was selected in the football team and played for the University.
Portis faced many issues in his life. Due to the mismanagement by his financial advisors he lost multiple homes, he even filed for bankruptcy protection in December 2015, and during 2017, he was living in a two-bedroom apartment. Later in an interview, he admitted that he wanted to kill his former advisors.
In 2019, he was charged with defrauding the league’s health program by filing $3.9 Million in false claims. He was later charged with health care frauds, but he pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 1 September 1981, Clinton Portis 39 years old as of today’s date 4th December 2020. His height is 180 cm tall, and his weight is 101kg.
Clinton started his career in football when he was in college. He played for the University of Miami for Miami Hurricanes Football team. He became the second true freshman to start at running back since 1975 season. Portis set a school freshman record with five 100-yard performance and led his team with 838 yards and eight touchdowns on 143 carries in 10 games.
Before the 2004 season, the Broncos traded Portis to the Redskins for cornerback champion Bailey and a second-round draft pick in the 2004 NFL Draft. The Redskins signed a Portis eight-year contract worth $50.5 Million.
During 2009 in a week nine game versus the Atlanta Falcons, Portis suffered a concussion. This led him to miss the game. He later went to see a specialist and was officially placed on injured reserve. It took four months to get a clearance to play again.
On 2011, Portis was released by Redskins after failed contract re-negotiations and repeated injuries. After returning, he felt the absence of passion from the game with the retirement of Gibbs.
On 21 August 2012, Portis officially announced his retirement. He officially retired on 23 August. He later got admitted to having suffered ten concussions. In 2013 he joined other former players in a civil lawsuit against NFL over concussion and head injuries.
Awards & Achievements
Clinton, though a famous football personality has not won many awards some of his awards and achievements are:
- NFL Honors – AP Offensive Rookie of the Year
- 2* Pro Bowl (2003, 2008)
- Second-Team All-Pro (2008)
- AP/PFWA NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (2002)
- 80 Greatest Readskins
- NCCA National Championship (2001)
- First-Team All-Big East (2001)
Net Worth & Salary of Clinton Portis in 2020
Clinton Portis is a former American football player playing for Washington redskins. As of December 2020, He has a net worth of $6 Million. He started his football career when he was in college playing for Miami University.
Clinton Portis is a true definition of sportsmanship, and he defines the word with his own life. He faced many obstacles in his life, including his hard upbringing. Being born into a lower class, he saw the hardship his mom faced. He chose football and gave his whole heart to it and did justice to the game. He faced many charges, including health care frauds, but he didn’t give up and strived with much more strength. He faced many health issues which ultimately resulted in him retiring. Inspite of all the adversaries he still remains faith-full to the game.