Quick Facts of Errick Lynne Williams Jr.

  • Full NameErrick Lynne Williams Jr.
  • Net Worth$19 Million
  • Date of Birth21 May, 1977
  • NicknameRicky Williams
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceSan Diego, California, USA
  • Ethnicity African
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionFootballer
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year1991-2011
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Bald
  • BuildMesomorph
  • SpouseKristin Barnes (m. 2009)
  • Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
  • Weight230 lb (104 kg)
  • EducationUniversity of Texas
  • Online PresenceTwitter, Instagram
  • Children6
  • Horoscope Gemini
Ricky Williams

Ricky Williams is a former American footballer. He was one of the renowned names in football history. Ricky played 12 seasons in the National Football League (NFL) and one season in the Canadian Football League (CFL). Previously, he was an assistant football coach at the University of the Incarnate Word and a football analyst for ESPN’s Longhorn Network.

Ricky has an estimated net worth of $19 Million and earns a lucrative salary of $1 Million as of 2019. Besides, he is a married man and a father of six children by three different women. After a long duration of an affair, Ricky finally married his long-term girlfriend, Kristin Barnes, on September 4, 2009. Keep scrolling down to have all the details of his life.

Who Is Ricky Williams? His Bio & Wiki

Ricky Williams is a retired American footballer. He played the 12th season in the National Football League (NFL). Moreover, Ricky is one of the best players in the Running back position. Ricky also played one season in the Canadian Football League. Later winning Heisman Trophy, he was popularized among the public and fans.

On May 21, 1977, Ricky was born in San Diego, California. He was raised by his parents, Sandy Williams and Errick Williams. When he was only 5, his parents divorced, and he started taking care of his sisters and his mother.


Concerning Ricky’s education, he attended San Diego(CA) Patrick Henry as a high school. He was very passionate about sports and games from a very young age. Later, he graduated from the University of Texas with an athletic scholarship.

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Inside Of Ricky Williams’ Career

Talking about Ricky Williams’ profession, Ricky started his NFL career with New Orleans Saints in 1999. He ran for 4,129 yards and 55 touchdowns in his career and ran for 2,099 yards and 25 touchdowns in a starting season. Later, he started playing for the Texas Longhorns football team at the University of Texas and became the leader of Division I-A, which also holds 20 NCAA records.

Ricky also won the Heisman Trophy in 1998 as a tailback. Moreover, he was selected as the fifth head of the 1999 NFL Draft. Earlier, he was also fired from New Orleans Saints for the team’s poor performance.


Ricky was also selected for Miami Dolphins on March 8, 2002. He became the NFL’s leading rusher with a sum of 1,853 yards. Following this, he made his early retirement on August 2, 2004. Later, he officially returned to the Dolphins on July 24, 2005. Currently, he serves as a football analyst for ESPN’s Longhorn Network.

Lifetime Accomplishments And Awards

Ricky Williams is a Pro Bowl for 2002. He is the First-team All-Pro (2002) and a Pro Bowl MVP for 2002. Also, he was an NFL rushing yards leader in 2002. Moreover, he got a Heisman Trophy in 1998. Walter Camp Award was also awarded to him in 1998.

Furthermore, Ricky also got a Maxwell Award in 1998. Later in 1998, he became AP Player of the Year. Moreover, he was The Sporting News Player of the Year in 1998. He was awarded two times Doak Walker Award (1997-1998). He is two times Unanimous All-American from 1997-to 1998. Also, he played Big 12 Championship in 1996 with Texas Longhorns.

How Much Is Ricky Williams’ Salary & Net Worth?

As of 2019, Ricky Williams has an estimated net worth of around $19 Million, mostly earned through his NFL career. Further, his NFL career is recorded at $24,349,000, playing ten seasons long. The earnings of Ricky Williams are listed below;

Earnings 2011 2010 Earnings  Earnings 2009 2008 Earnings  Earnings 2007 2005 Earnings 
Salary from Baltimore Ravens – $1,000,000
Contract with Baltimore Ravens- $2,600,000
Salary from Miami Dolphins – $4,300,000
Salary from Miami Dolphins – $3,400,000
Payroll from Miami Dolphins – $730,000
Salary from Miami Dolphins – $210,000
Contract with Miami Dolphins – $1,700,000
Signing bonus from Baltimore Ravens – $100,000
Contract with Miami Dolphins – $4,500,000
Contract with Miami Dolphins – $5,000,000
Salary from Miami Dolphins – $412,000

Ricky Williams’ Social Media

Ricky Williams is active on social media. He is followed by many fans on his social accounts, such as Twitter and Instagram. Moreover, he has 28.9k followers on Twitter and 92.5k on his Instagram. Besides, he isn’t active on Facebook to date.

Ricky Williams’ Body Measurement

Ricky Williams has a sportive personality with a height of 5ft 10inches (1.78m) and weighs 230lbs (104 kg). Besides, there is no detailed information regarding his body measurement.

While in high school, Ricky’s height is of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m), and he weighed around 155 pounds (70 kg); he added 25 pounds (11 kg) of weight before his junior season. Due to his love of physical contact, Ricky played outside linebacker and strong safety in addition to his primary position of running back.

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Who Is Ricky Williams’ Wife? Know About His Relationship Affairs

Coming up to Ricky Williams’ personal life, Ricky is a married man. He got married to his longtime girlfriend, Linnea Miron. The lovely couple tied the knot in 2009. Currently, there are no rumors and disputes regarding his extramarital affairs. We hope to see the couple in the future, and they will probably be together.


Ricky hasn’t cheated on his wife by not having an affair with anyone. It is reported that he is a father of six children from three different women. Moreover, he is notable for his multi-talented personality. He is also a qualified yoga instructor and a pre-vegetarian and avoids eating non-vegetarian food.