LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: On Tuesday, August 9, ex-NFL running back Marshawn Lynch, 36, was arrested in Las Vegas on suspicion of drunk driving.
Marshawn Lynch, a former returnee for the Seattle Seahawks dubbed “Beastmode” and who had five Pro Bowl selections in his career, was pulled over by Las Vegas police for bad driving.
A driver, later identified as Marshawn Lynch, was pulled over by the LVMPD at Fairfield Avenue and West Utah Avenue (near Wyoming and Las Vegas) on suspicion of drunk driving. Before the traffic stop, he was seen driving onto curbs at the side of the road. After interviewing Lynch, police concluded he was driving while intoxicated. According to Las Vegas police, Lynch was taken to and held in the city jail for allegedly driving a vehicle while intoxicated. Lynch had blood drawn but refused to take a breathalyzer test.
What is Marshawn Lynch’s wealth?
Marshawn Lynch’s net worth is estimated at $35 million by Celebrity Net Worth. The running back’s net worth was increased through investments in companies and endorsement agreements with companies. Marshawn Lynch, a running back originally drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the 2007 NFL Draft, won his only Super Bowl title with the Seattle Seahawks. He earned the nickname “Beast Mode” for his brisk running style and tackle-breaking skills. Marshawn Lynch has also found success in his commercial endeavors off the field and although only 36 years old he already owns a number of brands and supports numerous others. As the trademark owner of Dodi Blunts and a minority owner of the NHL franchise Seattle Krakens, he is an “up and coming” businessman in the cannabis sector. Marshawn Lynch’s modest residence is a 2,831-square-foot, five-bedroom, three-bathroom mansion in Waialua, Hawaii that costs $1.1 million. Lynch has a sizeable collection of vehicles, including a 1986 Honda Civic, a V12 Lamborghini Aventador Roadster, and a Toyota Prius that he occasionally uses as an Uber. Marshawn Lynch makes between $5 million and $7 million each year from combined sponsorships and business ventures.
Lynch was last paid an average annual salary of $1,030,000 per the terms of his one-year contract with the Seattle Seahawks. He claims his endorsement deals are enough to support him unlike other players in the league and that he hasn’t spent any of the staggering $56.8 million in professional football player salaries. Lynch, a two-time NFL leader in rushing touchdowns, previously announced his retirement after the 2015 campaign. However, after the Seahawks decided to sell him to his hometown team, the Oakland Raiders, Lynch decided to play again in 2017. There have been five Pro Bowl selections in Marshawn Lynch’s career. In October 2021, he made history by becoming the inaugural Brand Ambassador for the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA). His most recent contract was a one-year, $1.03 million deal with the Seattle Seahawks that began in 2019.
Marshawn Lynch is best known for his eponymous moniker “Beastmode,” which he developed into a lifestyle company that sells apparel and other merchandise in partnership with online retailer Fanatics. Additionally, Lynch is the brains behind Beast Mobile, an ad-supported mobile service from 2017. By interacting with ads and offers, customers can pay their phone bills in these creative ways. Todd Lyons, a former professional BMX rider, discovered that Lynch was also an accomplished BMX biker and was quick to introduce a specially designed BMX-branded bike in 2018. In 2018, Lynch became a co-owner of the Oakland Panthers of the Indoor Football League (IFL). In addition, he is the owner of the Beast team at Fan Controlled Football (FCF). In April 2021, he also became a member of the ownership group of Oakland Roots SC, a USL Championship (soccer) squad.