How Much is Orlando Pace Worth?
The famous US athlete Orlando Pace owns $30 million net worth. He managed to earn such solid money through his career of an American football player.
No need to say, that not each athlete can count to get such a solid salary. But Orlando was not ordinary at all. He served as offensive tackle during 13 seasons on the field. The major part of his time on the field Orlando spent with St. Louis Rams team. He played for NFL too. During his years in American football Orlando led his team to several important victories, including Super Bowl XXXIV.
Each successful play turned Orlando Pace back with additional payments. He signed his first multi-million contract in August, 1997, when Pace was just 21. He concluded the deal for the next seven years with St. Louis Rams. During 7 years of play Orlando got more than $4 million per year, which were guaranteed, and $900, 000 of prize money.
When 7-year deal was over, Orlando signed one year contract with Rams. He got more than $7 million salary during that year. The player was incredibly successful. He even got Pro Bowl invitation from his team – the honor, which not every player can earn.
Nevertheless Pace wanted to move forward and considered a possibility to change the team. He discussed the deal with Houston Texans, but finally decided to stay at Rams. This time his deal, which was signed for the next 7 years, was estimated at about $53 million. His salary during the first year was astonishing $18 million.
Orlando played for St. Louis Rams during 12 seasons in general. After that he transferred to Chicago Bears in 2009. He signed one-year contract, which guaranteed him $6 million payment and included $9 million of bonus money.
Unfortunately Pace got an injury and retired in 2010.
Nowadays Orlando Pace continues to earn his living as a businessman. He owns a sportbar “Big O’s Ltd”.
Orlando Pace Bio and Career
In fact, Orlando Pace’s name was included into Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016. No doubt, Orlando used to be incredibly talented as a football player, and it was noticeable since his childhood. Pace was one of the best athletes at school, college and finally at the professional level.
He was born in Sandusky, Ohio. The boy visited the local high school, where played both, basketball and football. Later he focused his mind on football and became the city star in this area.
During his years at Ohio State College, Pace continued to play as offensive lineman. He was voted the fourth at Heisman Trophy – the annual award, which is given to outstanding college players.
His success at Ohio State opened the doors to professional American football in front of him. In 1997 he was the first player to be drafted by St. Louis Rams.
Nowadays Orlando Pace is an honored graduate of his high school and college. The ex-athlete tells in his interviews, that’s it’s a great honor for him to be an inspiration for young sportsmen.
But where does Orlando Pace live at?
When Orlando was playing for Chicago Bears, he rented a house in that city. The 11-bedroom residence looked marvelous and served the ideal home for the stellar American football player, his wife Carla and their 4 children. It cost Pace $6, 000 per month. In addition to numerous bedrooms the house includes 6 bathrooms, 2 suites and several fireplaces. The house owner re-furnished it especially for Orlando Pace and his wife and children.
Nowadays Orlando lives with his family in Conway Rd in Westwood. To build his mansion, the American football player ruined an old huge house. Instead of it he placed a multi-layer residence, made of white solid brick and covered with sloping roof of grey color.
The mansion is secluded among tall thick trees. Thus Orlando and his closest people are covered from strangers’ eyes.