Melvin Gordon is the world famous player of the National Football League. This player needs no introduction to anyone as his game delivered the fame that every player dreams to achieve in their life. Melvin Gordon won several awards in his career like the Doak Walker Award, Tribune Silver Football Award and the Jim Brown Trophy. All these achievements were acquired by him in the year 2014 which had been a turning point stage for his football career.
Melvin Gordon Family Details
Melvin Gordon was born on 13 April 1993 in Kenosha, Wisconsin as Melvin Gordon III. His Father’s name was Melvin Gordon Sr. better known as Big Bo and his mother name was Camren Gordon. His father was a drug dealer and his mother was a nurse by profession. His birthplace and unsaturated, struggling lifestyle provoked enormous desire under his soul to become a football player. As his zodiac sign is Aries, the spark to do something different for the country was present in him since his childhood.
Melvin Gordon Education Details
He has done his schooling from Mary D. Bradford High School in Kenosha,Wisconsin. In his school time he displayed his football skills while participating in inter-school tournaments. He is American by nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity.
Melvin Gordon Career Details
As mentioned earlier, Melvin Gordon displayed his football skills in his school days when he was a student at Mary D. Broadford High School. He explored his talent under coach Kennedy. Apart from football, he was also competitive in the 100 meter dash and in the long jump and showed his skills as a track and field athlete. Melvin was honored with the WFCA’s Offensive Player of the Year.
From 2011 to 2014, Melvin played 4 seasons of college football for the WIsconsin Badgers. He always sue to keep his Jersey number as ‘25’ because the number symbolizes the his mother’s age at the time of his birth when he played his debut match in 2014. In this year only, Melvin earned various honors and in the Heisman Trophy, he finished the game at second place.
Based on this amazing performance, he was selected by the San Diego Chargers in 2015. The Chargers signed a 4 years contract with him and during the contract period, Melvin played several matches and won many trophies year after year.
After signing the contract with San Diego Chargers in May 2015, he played his debut game against the Detroit Lions. In 2015 only, in the rookie season, he played 14 games and finished off the tournaments with 33 receptions, 184 carries and 8333 total yards. Seeing his consistent performance, Chargers revised the existing contract and extend it by one year.
Melvin Gordon Marriage Details
Melvin Gordon is a noble person. He is wise in nature and remains away from any type of controversy that can impact his professional life and image among his fan following. It is only because of his good conduct, there is no information available on the internet about his personal life controversies, humors or any other information about his past affairs or relationships. He is a quite secretive person and always tries to keep his personal life away from the media gossip.
Melvin Gordon Net Worth
Most of the income earned by Melvin Gordon was from the hard work shown in football games and some part of it were from related organizations. In his estimated net-worth of around $10 million, some part for his income was from the businesses with whom he was associated.
In 2015, the 4 year contract signed by Melvin with the San Diego Chargers in May 2015 was $10.66 million. The contract extended after the good performance of Gordon and his signing amount was raised by $6 million for the 5th year.
Also there is no information revealed about his annual salary on the internet but like other celebrities he loves to live a luxurious life and follow a wealthy lifestyle.
Melvin Gordon Body Measurements
Melvin Gordon possesses an attractive body shape, As he is a sports person and was playing football since his childhood, his overall physique developed like an athletic body. He has a height of 6 feet and 1 inch and he weighs around 102 kg. Any other information about his body shape is yet to be revealed.