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The Pro-Football Hall of Fame inductee, Randy Moss is one of the famous former football players. He played 14 seasons in the National Football League (NFL) as a wide receiver.
Throughout his career, Moss played for Minnesota Vikings, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots, Tennessee Titans, and San Francisco 49ers. Moss is highly respected among current NFL players and coaches.
Randy currently works for ESPN as a regular NFL contributor. He is an associate head coach and defensive coordinator at Victory Christian Center High School. Previously, Moss worked as an analyst for Fox Sports.
Randy Moss Wife
Moss is currently married to his lovely wife, Lydia Griffith. The two exchanged their wedding vows in 2015. But they dated for a long time before getting married. At the time, Randy was already a father of five kids whom he shared with his ex-girlfriend.
Lydia took care of Randy's kids as her own. It is not known is she welcomed any kids with Moss. Nevertheless, the couple seems extremely happy with each other's company. During his Hall of Fame speech, Moss praised Lydia for her unconditional love and support.
Libby Offutt: Mother of Moss' Five Kids
Before marrying Lydia, Moss was previously in a relationship with his ex-girlfriend, Libby Offutt. The two were high school sweethearts and shared five children, three daughters, and two sons. However, they never married.
To date, there hasn't been any official confirmation on Moss and Libby's separation. Libby once stated via social media that Randy left her and the kids when she was pregnant with their youngest child.
The former living partner of Randy often shows her disgrace for her ex-boyfriend, Randy, on social media. She once claimed that while they were together, Randy was engaged with another woman, which led to their separation.
Randy's Accusations against Libby
In 2016, Randy publicly accused Libby of refusing to seek help regarding her drug problems. Further, he even said she would be prohibited from visiting their children if she didn’t go to rehab.
Moss accused Libby of spending $4 million on drugs. However, she replied to the accusations by revealing that she had been sober for a decade. Further, she said that Randy was only making her look bad so he could keep the children.
Shares Five Children with Ex-Girlfriend
As already mentioned, Randy and his former high school girlfriend, Libby Offutt has five children. Their relationship began drowning after the birth of their first daughter. Despite a tormentful relationship, Randy and Libby went on to have four more kids.
Amazingly, four of their children possess the athletic genes of their father. Their two daughters are a basketball player, while their two sons are football players. Sylee is currently studying and isn't involved in any sports.
Their first daughter, Sydney, was born in March 1994. She is a basketball player named a two-time WBCA Player of the Year and NCAA DIII All-American.
Sydney enrolled at the University of Florida and later transferred to Thomas Moore College. She currently works as an assistant coach to the St.Thomas University, Florida women’s basketball team.
The second child, son Thaddeus, was in May 1998. The Washington Redskins recently signed him as an undrafted free agent in the NFL.
The third child, son Montigo "Tigo," was born in June 2002. He played as a wide receiver at the Fork Union Military Academy in Virginia. He recently announced that he accepted an offer from the University of Maine to play for the Black Bears.
The fourth child, daughter, Senali, was born in March 2004. A talented basketball player, she is currently a sophomore at South Meck High School in North Carolina. In early 2019, Senali was mentioned by The Charlotte Observer as one of the top performers in the local high school basketball circle.
Moss' daughter from a different Relationship
Randy has another daughter named Lexi Adkins, who is also an accomplished student. She was born in 2000, and her mother's name is Tanya Adkins. It is not known when Randy dated Tanya.
Unlike Randy's other children, Lexi is lesser-known to the general public. She graduated from Fairland High School in 2017 and is a talented cheerleader. Currently, she attends Marshall University in West Virginia, where she earned one of the highest academic scholarships.
Lexi received a Yeager Scholar, which is the university's highest academic scholarship award. Further, she is a member of the John and betty Kinzer Class of 2021 of the Society of Yeager Scholars.
Net Worth: Breakdown of Salary
The six-time Pro Bowl champion, Randy Moss, has a net worth of $25 million as of 2020. He played 14 seasons in NFL and made a stunning fortune out of his career. As per Spotrac, Randy amassed total earnings of $82 million from 1998-2012. Former NFL players like Michael Vick and Christian Ponder also has a decent wealth.
In 1998, Minnesota Vikings signed him with a salary of $230,000 and an additional $2 million signing bonus. He played for Vikings from 1998-2004 and made almost $34 million. In 2005, Moss earned $7,750,000 playing with Oakland Raiders, and in 2006, he earned $8,250,000.
Similarly, Randy earned $23,500,000 playing for New England Patriots. In his retirement year, Moss made $2,500,000 playing for San Francisco 49ers. Apart from salary and bonuses, he received a hefty sum of money from endorsements as well.
Moss was the first player in NFL history to sign an endorsement deal with Nike's Jordan Brand. Besides, he has bagged deals with several local brands during the early and post-retirement years of his career.
Randy owns several stunning vehicles, including his purple 1999 Lexus and Lamborghini Gallardo. There is no doubt that he lives a lavish lifestyle.
Further, in 2015, the former wide receiver sold his Rhode Island house for $749,000. The 3,846 sqft house consisted of three bedrooms, a swimming pool, three-car garage with other additional features.
Randy Gene Moss was born on February 13, 1977, in Charleston, West Virginia. His parents, Maxine Moss and Randy Pratt, separated when he was young. Randy and his two brothers were raised by their mother alone.