Plaxico Burress
Plaxico Burress
Celebrated Name: Plaxico Burress
Real Name/Full Name: Plaxico Antonio Burress
Gender: Male
Age: 46 years old
Birth Date: 12 August 1977
Birth Place: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.96 m
Weight: 105 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Tiffany Glenn Burress (m. 2005)
Children: Yes (Elijah Burress, Giovanna Burress)
Profession: former American football wide receiver
Net Worth in 2024: $8 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Plaxico Burress is an American football player who played as a wide receiver. He played for several teams in the National football league like New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers, and New York Jets.

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Early life

Plaxico Burress was born on August 12, 1977, to Vicky Burress in Norfolk, Virginia. He has two brothers, Ricardo and Carlos. He went to Green Run High School in Virginia from where he graduated in the year 1966. He later went to Fork Union Military Academy.

He married Tiffany Glenn, an attorney in 2005, and has a son and a daughter. He lives in Totowa, New Jersey. In his early years, Plaxico Burress spent most of his time playing football. His Athletic built amply suited him to pursue a career in football. He played both in School and College teams and was among the best players even at that stage.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 12 August 1977, Plaxico Burress is 46 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024. His height is 1.96 m tall, and his weight is 105 kg.


Plaxico Burress was first drafted for Pittsburgh Steelers in the year 2000. He played for them for five years and created a record of sorts with 261 receptions for 4164 yards and 22 touchdowns. He played well and achieved a career-high in 2002 with 78 receptions and 1325 yards with seven goals.

In the year 2005, he joined the New York Giants and signed with them a 25 million dollars contract for six years. In 2006 season, he played well and achieved a career-high of ten touchdowns. But his groin injury limited his outings, and he could play only 15 games.

The high point of his career came in Super Bowl XLII when he caught the touchdown pass and helped his team win the game 17-14 against New England Patriots. His fans remember his feat as the best in his football career.

President George Bush invited his team to the White House to honor them for this victory. He signed a contract extension with New York Giants for 35 million dollars. In 2009 he was released by New York Giants due to his accidental shooting court case, which might take time to resolve.

He joined New York Jets on July 2011, signing a 3.017 million dollars contract for one year. He achieved a high on October 23, 2011, when he caught three touchdowns passes against San Diego Chargers.

In November 2012, he re-joined Pittsburgh Steelers, but due to a torn rotator cuff injury, he was placed on the injured reserve list.

Awards and achievements

In 2010 Plaxico Burress was named the winner of the 6th Annual George Young Good Guy Award by Giants Chapter of Professional Football Writers of America. He was awarded for cooperating with media, readily giving the desired information, and being ever-present for the briefings.

In 2008 he achieved his career-best feat when he secured a win at Super Bowl XLII. He is known for this achievement for which President bush invited his team to the White House for honoring them.

In the year 2011, Plaxico Burress signed with New York Jets, and Sporting News named him the comeback player of the year.

Net Worth & Salary of Plaxico Burress in 2024

Plaxico Burress Net Worth
Plaxico Burress Net Worth

As of July 2024, Plaxico Burress Net Worth is estimated $8 million. His position as a wide receiver, an important position in a football game, fetched him a good remuneration, and he was one of the highest-paid players. He earned a good amount during his 13 years playing career with different teams of NFL.

His net worth was negatively affected by his on-field infringements as well as court cases in which he was heavily fined and had also spent 20 months in prison in a shooting accident.

Plaxico Burress’s athletic built, good height, and stamina made him perfectly fit for a physically tough game of professional football. He excelled right from his School and College days. His career graph in NFL showed a steady rise, and his game reached a career-high in the year 2008 when he helped his team win Super Bowl XLII. Even when deterred by injuries and fines, he managed to stay at the top.


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