Plaxico Burress
Plaxico Burress
Real Name/Full Name Plaxico Burress
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Plaxico Antonio Burress
Birth Place: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 12 August 1977
Age/How Old: 46 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 196 cm

In Feet and Inches – 6′ 4″

Weight: In Kilograms – 105 Kg

In Pounds – 231.48 lbs

Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: N/A
Parents Name: Father – N/A.

Mother – N/A

Siblings: Yes (2)  Ricardo and Carlos
School: Green Run High School
College: Michigan State University
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Tiffany Glenn Burress
Kids/Children Name: Yes (2) Elijah Burress and  Giovanna Burress
Profession: American Footballer
Net Worth: $8 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Plaxico Burress is one of the topmost footballers of America. His position was wide receiver. He was so fortunate to play various football leagues at the National level, like New York Jets, New York Giants, and Pittsburgh Steelers.

Yet you may well know Plaxico Burress, but here in this article, we will talk details about his personal life, his body postures like his height and weight, his net worth in the year 2021. Apart from this, we will also look for insight into his Professional life, his earning, achievements, and many more. So let get started.

Well, how well do you know about Plaxico Burress? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Plaxico Burress’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Plaxico Burress to date.

Biography and Early Life

It was the year 1977 when one of the famous footballers was born in the family of Vicky Burress in a place called Norfolk, located in Virginia. He used to live with his brother, whose names are Carlos and Ricardos. He was very fond of sports. Always he used to play football. He was so keenly interested in this game that he soon started playing from football teams.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Plaxico Burress in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Plaxico Burress’s age is 46 years old as of today’s date 22nd June 2024 having been born on 12 August 1977. Though, he is 6′ 4″ in feet and inches and 196 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 231.48 lbs in Pound and 105kg in Kilograms.


Plaxico Burress had has schooling from Green Run High School located in Virginia. He graduated from this school in the year 1966. After passing out from Green Run High School, he joined Fork Union Military Academy. Apart from this, he also got his education from the reputed institution of the University of Michigan.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Plaxico Burress With Wife Tiffany Glenn Burress
Plaxico Burress With Wife Tiffany Glenn Burress

Plaxico Burress got married to an attorney in the year 2005. The name of the lady attorney was Tiffany Glenn. They are blessed with two children, one girl, and one boy. His family is now settled in Totowa, New Jersey. He spent most of his childhood playing football. He has good posture, just like athletics. This athletic posture helped him to go in the path of football as a career. He has already represented his school and college team in football. He was used to be the best football player at that time.

Is Plaxico Burress Gay?

No, Plaxico Burress is not gay. He is a straight guy. He is already married to Tiffany Glenn, who is an attorney. Apart from this, he is blessed with two children, whose names are Elijah Burress and Giovanna Burress. Thus we can say that Plaxico Burress is not gay, rather a straight person.

Professional Career

In the year 2000, he was first time selected for the football team Pittsburgh Steelers. He continued to represent his team Pittsburgh Steelers, for the next five years. He had broken too many records by playing for this team. He had done receptions 261 times for 4164 yards with 22 touchdowns. It was the year 2002 when he got a peak in his career with 72 receptions with 1325 yards and seven goals.

In 2005, he left the Pittsburgh Steelers team and signed a contract with New York Giants for 25 million dollars for six years. The year 2006 was also so lucky for him. He achieved his career-best performance of ten touchdowns. But because of his groin injury, he was not able to play more games; he just played 15 games.

The best feat in his career came when he was playing in the league called Super Bowl XLII. In this, he played an essential role by pass through touchdown and leading his team to victory by 17-14 against strong opponent New England Patriot. This game had made a deep impression among his followers till now.

Because of their tremendous performance by his time, then-president George Bush welcomed his team to the White House for awarding them. He further continued his contract with New York Giants at the price of around 35 million dollars. But due to the undue circumstance of the shooting case, he was soon released by the team.

After two years of the gap from football, he further joined the league by signing the contract of 3.07 million dollars for a year with team New York Jet in 2011 July. His best performances came with three touchdowns against San Diego Chargers.

But after this, he suffered much from injury, although he joined Pittsburgh Steelers for the second time but remained on the reserve list for injury in the cuff area.


One of the well-known communities, the Giant Chapter of Professional Football Writers of America, awarded Plaxico with the 6th Annual George Young Good Guy Award in the year 2010. This award was given for behaving politely and giving honest replies to media briefings and interviews.

He, along with his team, was honored by President George Bush in the White House for winning Super Bowl XLII in 2008.

In 2011, he was dignified with Player with Comeback by sporting news for signing a contract with the team called New York Jets.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Plaxico Burress in 2024

Plaxico Burress Net Worth
Plaxico Burress Net Worth

As of 2024, his net worth is around $8 million. He had got much more income from football as holding the position of wide receiver. This position has helped in achieving a high amount of wealth. He was also the highest-paid player. He had earned major port of Net Worth from playing leagues like NFL for around 13 years.

There was a downfall in his net worth when he got trapped in a court case and various on-field infringements. Apart from this, he is the case of a shooting. He was put behind bars for around 20 months.

Plaxico is considered one of the strongest, athletic body people. He had great energy and stamina. Because of his highly efficient nature, he didn’t get tired while playing. Plaxico had good height and body posture. This helped him in playing football games right from his school and college days.

He had the character of a warrior. Even though he was suffering from injury, various court cases, and obligations, he didn’t quit playing, in spite he remained in top position always.

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