Kelvin Benjamin is a wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL). In the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, he was picked by the Carolina Panthers and traded to the Buffalo Bills on October 31, 2017. He has been successful in his career and has amassed a sizable net worth from his income as an NFL player.

Quick Info 
Full nameKelvin Benjamin
Birth DateFebruary 5, 1991
Birth PlaceBelle Glade, Florida
NationalityAmerican
Height6 feet 5 inches or 1.96 m
Weight111 kg or 245 lbs
GirlfriendBriona Mae
SonKingsten

Bio

Kelvin Shawon Benjamin was born in Belle Glade, Florida on February 5, 1991. Kelvin’s parents, family relatives, and early childhood remain unknown. Kelvin Benjamin’s mother died in July of 2017. He was heartbroken by the news and needed some time to recuperate. He devoted the remainder of the season to his mum.

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Kelvin’s nationality is American and his ethnicity is African-American.

 

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Education

Kelvin Benjamin attended Glades Central High School and played high school football. He was a wide receiver who was named to the Sun-First Sentinel’s Team All-Palm Beach County and the Palm Beach Post’s All-Area First Team. He was quite athletic, and he was a member of the school’s basketball team as well as a track and field athlete.

After high school, Benjamin attended Florida State University and played college football. He redshirted his rookie year in 2011 before making his debut in 2012. He played in 2012 and 2013, however, he skipped his final two years of college football to join the NFL Draft in 2014.

 

Physical Features

Kelvin Benjamin is a huge guy with an athletic body. Benjamin stands at the height of 6 feet 5 inches or 1.96 m and weighs 111 kg or 245 lbs. Benjamin has dark hair and the color of his eyes is also black.

 

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Love Life

Kelvin Benjamin is currently involved. Briona Mae, a former Vh1 show She Got Game star, is his current girlfriend. Although Benjamin is not married to Mae, many people mistake her for his wife. Benjamin is also a father, having a son named Kingsten as a result of his connection with Mae. Kelvin and Briona also have another kid whose name is not revealed.

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Career

Kelvin Benjamin was selected by the Carolina Panthers in the first round, 28th overall, in the 2014 NFL Draft. On June 4, 2014, Benjamin agreed to terms with the Panthers on a four-year, $7.66 million contract. Benjamin and Jerricho Cotchery competed for the Panthers’ No. 1 receiver job, which Benjamin won.

Benjamin finished his debut season with 73 receptions, 1,008 yards receiving, and 9 touchdowns. He became the NFL’s 11th rookie wide receiver to post a 1,000-yard season. He tore his ACL during a practice match with the Miami Dolphins prior to the start of the 2015 season, rendering him unable to contribute further to the squad.

Due to his injury, he was placed on the team’s injured reserve for the remainder of the season. Even without Benjamin, the Panthers won 15 games this season, a franchise record. Benjamin returned to the 2016 season in fine shape. He collected six receptions for 91 yards and a touchdown in his first game of the season.

Benjamin completed the season with a total of 63 receptions for 941 yards and seven touchdowns. Benjamin’s fifth-year option was picked up by the Panthers on May 2, 2017. On October 31, 2017, the Carolina Panthers traded Kelvin Benjamin to the Buffalo Bills in exchange for a 2018 third and seventh-round selection pick.

 

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Kelvin scored his first touchdown with the Bills on an 8-yard ball from Nathan Peterman in a game against the Indianapolis Colts. With the Bills, he had 16 receptions for 217 yards and one score.

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Social Media

Kelvin Benjamin is active on social sites like Twitter and Facebook. He has 101.3K followers on his Twitter account (@kelvinbenjamin) and 91K followers on his Facebook account (Kelvin Benjamin).

 

Net Worth

Kelvin Benjamin has played in the NFL for five seasons, beginning with his rookie season. He reportedly made $16.12 million during his stay at the NFL. He is currently on the active roster of the Buffalo Bills and has an $8.46 million salary budget charge for 2018.

Taking into consideration all of his financial earnings, Kelvin Benjamin’s net worth is estimated to be $14 million. With his career stats over the last several years, clubs are likely to go to any length to acquire him, raising his net worth in the future.

 

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