Ray Lewis Wiki, Bio, Stats, Family, Net Worth, Girlfriend
Raymond Anthony Lewis Jr. is a former American football linebacker who played his entire 17-year professional career for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. He is indeed a legend and is named the MVP of Super Bowl XXXV. He has also received the NFL’s Defensive Player of the Year award in 2000 and 2003.
Lewis was born on May 15, 1975, in Bartow, Florida. He is 43 Year, 10 Months, 9 Days old and has a tall height of 6 ft. 1 in. He is the older brother of Keon Lattimore who is a former University of Maryland running back. His father had been out of his life, and he claimed that his stepfather had been very abusive towards his mother.
Lewis was an All-American linebacker and wrestling star at Kathleen High School in Lakeland. He attended University of Miami, where he was a member of the Miami Hurricanes football team. He led the Big East conference in tackles during his sophomore and junior year seasons He won many awards for his powerful performances. Lewis let go of his final year of studies to be selected for the NFL Draft in 1998 in the 26th overall pick in the first round by the Baltimore Ravens.
Lewis was the top-rated inside linebacker and he won the 1999 NFL Alumni Linebacker of the Year. He led the Ravens defense to an NFL-best ranking in major defensive categories. Throughout his 17-year career, he had over 2,000 tackles while playing in 228 regular season games.
Lewis suffered torn triceps on October 14, 2012 during a game against the Dallas Cowboys, and had them surgically repaired. He made his comeback in January but was inactive on the team. He announced his retirement after the 2012–13 NFL playoffs.
Lewis has been a leader and a dominant player. He opened the Ray Lewis Full Moon Bar-B-Que in Baltimore’s Canton in 2005. He donates generously at charitable events. Lewis dated Tatyana Renee McCall, whom he met at the University of Miami, for over ten years. He has three daughters and three sons. His son Ray Lewis III and Rayshad Lewis follow with his football passion. He has a worth of $45 million.