Osa Odighizuwa is an American football running back who currently plays for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. The Cowboys drafted him in the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft. Before becoming a professional, he played football at David Douglas High School. During his early years, he was a two-time defensive player of the year and received PrepStar All-West honors as a senior. He was a three-star recruit. He later went to UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles), where he stayed from 2016 to 2020. He excelled in sports like wrestling, track & field, and volleyball during college. He has a four-year rookie contract with the Dallas Cowboys, signed on June 10, 2021. Stay with us to know more about Osa Odighizuwa net worth, salary, contract, earnings, and other details.
How much is Osa Odighizuwa’s net worth? salary & contract
Osa Odighizuwa net worth: Osa Odighizuwa is one of the rising names of football. A year ago, in 2022, he agreed on a contract with the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League.
Per his current team deal, he will earn over $5,086,194 in four years. He has two years left as per his contract, for which he will bag a base salary of around $1.3 million next season and $1.6 million the following year.
If we talk in detail about his salary and earnings, he had earned $891,190 as his total salary. In the current year, he will have a 25 % percent increment in total salary, and he will get $1,122,381 in 2023.
In 2024, his salary will be hiked up to 10% percent, and he will have total earnings of $1,353,571 in next year.
His earnings and salaries boosted his net wealth. As of 2023, Osa Odighizuwa net worth is estimated to be around $6 million.
He has made a collection of several cars. He has luxury brands like Audi A3, Lexus, Volvo and most recently he bought Porsche 911/922 in blue color.
Osa Odighizuwa journey map toward the NFL career
Osa Odighizuwa started playing football at the age of 15; he joined David Douglas High School and later went to UCLA (University of California & Los Angeles), where he played football from 2016 to 2020.
During college, he appeared in 11 games, starting at defensive tackle in the final as a sophomore. In his junior year, he played outstandingly, with 46 tackles (fifth on the team), 3.5 sacks (third on the team) and 10 tackles for loss.
While he was in his senior year, some games were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In December 2022, he was interested in playing with the NFL team. In 2021, the Dallas Cowboys drafted him in the third round (75th overall) of the 2021 NFL Draft. He agreed on a four-year rookie contract with Dallas on June 10, 2021, ending in 2024/2025.
When and Where was Osa Odighizuwa born? parents, nationality & ethnicity
The talented running back of the Dallas Cowboys was born in the year 1998 on August 13. His place of birth was Dayton, Ohio, United States. Regarding nationality, he is American and has mixed ethnicity. Furthermore, his sun sign is Leo.
He is the son of Peter and Abieyuwa Odighizuwa. He is very close to his family, especially his mother. Once, he posted on Instagram about his mother on “Mother’s Day.
My Rock! Without you I don’t know where I would be! Definitely not where I am today. Happy Mother’s Day your love is so abundant that I share it with whoever I meet! (P.S. This picture was taken when I lost my wallet causing me to miss my flight so she drove 12 hours each way to LA and back to Portland to come get me so I could come home for break I am so blessed to have you as my mom
, and once he also mentioned through an Instagram post:
Behind great men there’s great women. Well I got pretty freakin lucky because my mom
That means for his success and achievements, he gives all credit to his mother. He is not the only child of his mother. His elder brother Owa Odighizuwa, is also an NFL player currently playing for the Buffalo Bills.