Braylon Edwards Bio, Salary, Net Worth, Married and Wife

Braylon Edwards

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Quick Facts of Braylon Jamel Edwards

  • Full NameBraylon Jamel Edwards
  • Net Worth$12 Million
  • Date of Birth21 February, 1983
  • NicknameBraylon Edwards
  • Marital Status
  • BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan
  • Ethnicity
  • ProfessionFormer American football wide receiver, Television football analyst
  • Nationality
  • Eye colour
  • Hair colour
  • BuildAthletic
  • Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
  • Weight214 lb (97 kg)
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Instagram, Twitter
  • Children2 (Ashton Arthur Whittington)
  • Horoscope

Braylon Jamel Edwards, commonly known as Braylon Edwards is a retired National Football League (NFL) football wide receiver. The hunk played college football for the University of Michigan, earned unanimous All-American honors, and was known as the top college wide receiver.

Furthermore, Edwards was the very first receiver in Big Ten Conference history to set three consecutive 1,000-yard seasons and only the third footballer to do so in NCAA Division I-A. In the 2005 MFL Draft, he was selected by the Cleveland Browns with the third overall pick. He also played for the New York Jets, San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks.

Another hand, Braylon Edwards earns a quite hefty amount of money from his career and has an impressive net worth as of 2018. Read the full bio to know more about Edwards.

Braylon Edward’s Bio

Early Life, Parents, Sibling, and Education

Former NLF football wide receiver, Braylon Edwards was born on 21st February 1983, to Stan Edwards and Malesa Plater. His star sign is Pisces. As per nationality, Edwards is an American and is of Afro-American ethnicity.

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Edwards has a brother named, Berkley Edwards. For high school, he attended Bishop Gallagher High School. During his three active high School years, he played a variety of positions for his high school football team, recording 63 receptions for 740 yards with eight touchdowns.

In 2001, at the MHSAA track and field championship, Edwards was defeated and had to settle for second in the High Jump to Mike Baysdell. After his high school graduation, he enrolled at the University of Michigan, following his father’s footsteps.

During his senior year in 2004, Edwards set Michigan season records for 1,330 receiving yards, 97 receptions, and career record with 39 touchdowns, 3,541 yards, 252 receptions, a Big Ten record.


In the 2005 NFL Draft, Edwards was picked in the first round (3rd overall) by the Cleveland Browns. On 11th September 2005, he made his NFL debut against the Cincinnati Bengals. Later seven days, he caught his first NFL touchdown at the Green Bay Packers.

Furthermore, Edwards had a breakout season in 2007 where he made his first Pro Bowl. He played overall four seasons for the Browns and then was traded to The New York Jets, where he had his first taste of the post-season in the 2009-10 NFL playoffs. He stayed with the Jets until 2010, recording seven touchdowns and catching 53 passes for 904 yards.

On 4th August 2011, Edwards joined the San Francisco 49ers, signing a one-year deal worth $1 million. Moreover, the contract would have increased to $3.5 million, and Edward recorded a Pro Bowl Season. On 27th December of the same year, he waived by the 49ers without having achieved either of these.

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On 31st July 2012, Edward penned a one-year contract with the Seattle Seahawks. However, he was waived by the Seahawks after five months.

On 11th December 2012, he was claimed off waiver by his former club, the New York Jets. Further, he agreed on a one-year deal with jets for the 2013 season, On 25th July 2013. Edward was waived, on 26th August of the same year.

After Retirement

In the summer of 2017, Edward began working with the Big 10 TV network. What’s more, he was suspended for comments in violation of their media guideline on 3rd September 2018, following his tweet, “Ruiz is weak, the line is weak, she is scared, f**king Michigan offense is so predictable. Michigan football is sadly one thing……Trash.”

Braylon Edwards’ Salary and Net Worth

Edward is a retired NFL footballer who has enjoyed his playing stint with Cleveland Browns (2005-2009), New York Jets (2009-2010), San Francisco 49ers (2011), Seattle Seahawks (2012), and New York Jets (2012-2013).

While playing for the Jets, Edward had an annual salary of $840,000 in 2014. Furthermore, he has also served on the Big To TV Network in the summer of 2017, from which he might have amassed decent sum.  As of 2018, his net worth is approximately $12 million.

Besides, at the end of 2006 season, while he was playing for Cleveland Browns, he announced he would give $500,000 to the University of Michigan for a scholarship endowment for footballers.

Furthermore, Edwards owns $550,000 3,255 sq ft home in Avon Lake, Ohio. The house consists 4-bedroom and 2.5 bathrooms.

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Is Braylon Edwards Married? Know His Wife

Ex-Jets WR Braylon Edward is currently in his mid-thirties. Though he is not married yet, Edward is a father to two children. He currently resides in Detroit, Michigan.

Talking about his love affairs, Edwards started dating a fashion blogger, Ashton Whittington, in mid-2010. They had a romantic relationship for a long time, and she became pregnant with his baby around the time he was arrested in September 2010. In 2011, she gave birth to their son, Ashton Arthur Whittington.

However, the pair could not carry their relationship well and ended up parting way. As reported by the New York Post, Ashton has sued Edwards for more formal child support. Furthermore, he was sued for the second for child support after fathering another secret child with a different woman.

Additionally, Nik Pace, a model, sued him in 2010 after having a child with him. The lawsuit was held in New York, and Pace successfully won the case and was awarded less than her $70,000-a-month demand.

Also, Edwards was in a relationship with Victoria Bow, a model from Miami. The two began their relationship in 2012. More, he used to tweets love messages for his new girlfriend. But now there is no sign of Edwards being with her. Hence, Braylon Edwards is possibly single.

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