|Celebrated Name:||Curtis Martin|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Curtis James Martin Jr.|
|Age:||50 years old|
|Birth Date:||1st May 1973|
|Birth Place:||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Carolina Williams|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No/Yes (name) Ava|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||N/A/Yes (name)No|
|Is Curtis Martin Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$10 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Curtis Martin had a very difficult period during his upbringing and this prompted his mother to insist on him to engage in any extra-curriculum activity, just to keep himself busy, and to keep him off crime and violence.
This saw him engage in football despite the fact that he never cared much about the sport. As fate would have it, this turned to be a blessing in disguise as it would later turn to be the sport that would make him a star.
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Early Life & Biography
Curtis was born on 1st of May 1973, to his parents Rochella Dixon and Curtis Sr. His father would however desert the family later when he returned to drugs and alcohol which made Curtis’ mother get forced to support the family single handedly. This prompted her to work three jobs . Curtis had no easy time when he was young as he would often find himself get into troubles oftenly.
His grandmother, Eleanor Johnson was murdered with a knife and later, Curtis would find himself in a near-death experience when he had a trigger of a loaded gun pointed to him and had it pulled, though it never fired.
Curtis and his mother would later settle in Point Breeze, whereby he enrolled at Taylor Allderdice High School. While in school, his ability to be an athlete was noticeable and he would later become a star on the football team. Martin graduated from Allderdice in 1991, whereby he got inducted into their alumni hall of fame in 2011.
Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Being born on 1 May 1973, Curtis Martin is 50 years old as of today’s date 3rd December 2023. His height is 5ft 11inc tall, and weight is 95 kg.
Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids
His father having left the family, Martin and his mother would find it fit to reconcile with him and this journey begun in 1998. This saw Martin rent out a new, furnished house to his father, whereby they organized for his check-ups and eventual joining to a rehabilitation centre.
He stayed in the facility for six months and it was not in vain as this saw him remain sober and continue with his normal life. However, cancer caught up with him and he fought on until he succumbed in June 2009 at 58 years.
The good thing is that he left when the family had made peace with each other. Martin had a long time love relationship with Carolina Williams, with whom they tied the knot in 2010. The ceremony was held at Oheka Castle in Huntington, Long Island. The couple was blessed with their first child, a daughter named Ava in 2011.ss
As a football running back, Martin spent most of his career period with New York Jets of the NFL. This earned him a place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, as he helped the partiots advance to the super Bowl, a year after winning offensive rookie of the year. Martin played with the New England Patriots between 1995 and 1997, and with the New York Jets between 1998-2006.
He begun his career while in college and he was considered a great potential. However, this was never to be as he sustained some injuries which plagued much of his career in college. Martin’s greatest asset was his speed and his slashing running style.
Awards & Achievements
Martin had career accomplishment as at the age of 31, he became the oldest player in league history. Additionally, he has several awards such as Ed Block Courage Award in 2001, FedEx Ground Player of the Year in 2004. He is also recognized in the fourth position, having amassed a total of 14,101 rushing yards in the history of NFL.
Net Worth & Salary of Curtis Martin in 2023
Martin is one of the richest football players and despite his humble background, he has managed to turn his life around through his 10-year career in football. Most of his fortune is through sports. However, Martin has also involved himself with charity work through his foundation which he established during his playing career.
This mostly supports dingle mothers, people living with disabilities, children’s charities and low income housing providers. As of December 2023, Martin enjoys a net worth of $10 million.
Martin has a positive attitude in life and one thing is clear that he never lets criticism bring him down. He clearly does not allow what he cannot control in life to affect him at all.