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Antonio Brown is a former American football wide receiver. A draft steal in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers, Brown is regarded as one of the best receivers of the 2010s, accumulating the most first-team All-Pro selections at his position throughout the decade with four consecutive selections (2014–2017), all as a member of the Steelers. In 2010 through 2018, He amassed more receptions than any other player in the league from his rookie season. Brown is the president of Donda Sports, Kanye West’s sports fashion line. Antonio also owned a 95% stake in the Albany Empire, an arena football team formerly in the National Arena League (NAL).

Birth Name

Antonio Tavaris Brown Sr.

Nickname

AB, Brown, Boney Tony

Profession

Professional American Football Player

Position

Wide Receiver

Shirt Number

84

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Antonio Brown was born on the 10th of July 1988, in Miami, Florida, United States.

Age

He’s currently 35 years old.

Sun Sign

Cancer

Ethnicity

Black

Religion

Christianity

Education

Antonio studied at Miami Norland High School in Miami where he ran track and was a member of the football team. Upon his high school graduation, Brown wanted to join Florida State University but his application was denied because of his high school GPA. Antonio decided to continue his college career at Central Michigan.

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Family Details

  • Father –  Eddie Brown (Arena Football League player)
  • Mother – Adrianne Moss
  • Siblings – Desmond Brown (Younger Brother) (NFL Player)

Marital Status

Single

Girlfriend / Spouse

Antonio Brown has dated –

  • Shameika Brailsford – In the past, Antonio was in a relationship with Shameika Brailsford with whom he has a son Antonio Brown Jr.
  • Chelsie Kyriss – Brown then started a relationship with Chelsie Kyriss who is the mother of Antonio’s two boys Autonomy and Ali. He also has another son and a daughter with Chelsie.
  • Jena Frumes (2017) – In March 2017, Brown started dating actress and model, Jena Frumes. However, they soon parted ways the following month.
  • Antonio also has a daughter Antanyiah Brown from one of his previous relationships.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
  • In centimeters – 178 cm
  • In meters – 1.78 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 84 kg
  • In Pounds – 185 lbs

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

He wears a size 10.5 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Antonio became known as a NFL wide receiver who began his career with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2010. In 2011, he became the first NFL player in history to compile over 1,000 returning and receiving yards in a single season. In 2013, he finished second in the NFL in receiving yards with 1,499. He became a competitor on season 22 of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. In 2020, Brown signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and helped the team win Super Bowl LV.

Professional Career

In 2010, Brown left college without completing senior year to enter the 2010 ‘NFL Draft.’ He was selected by the ‘Pittsburgh Steelers’ as their second wide receiver, and was the 22nd overall wide receiver to be selected. In the 2010, He debuted season against the ‘Tennessee Titans.’ After his team finished first in the ‘AFC North,’ he helped his team reach the ‘Super Bowl,’ but failed to win his first ‘Super Bowl’ match against the ‘Green Bay Packers’ on February 2011.

In 2015, he entered NFL’s 200 all-time receiving yards’ list with a career total of 5,587 yards, surpassing Steelers’ legend Lynn Swann. In 2017, He signed a new five-year contract with ‘Steelers’. He finished the 2017 season leading the league with 1,533 receiving yards. It was the second time in his career that he had finished a season on such a high note. On September 7, 2019, Brown signed a one-year contract worth up to $15 million with the ‘New England Patriots.’ He also received a $9 million signing bonus.

Television Debut

In 2015, Antonio landed her first role in television by appearing as  himself in the dramedy series Ballers.

Singing Debut

In January 2020, Brown began releasing music under his initials AB; his debut single was Whole Lotta Money.  Later, in January 2022, Brown released Pit Not The Palace hours after he ran off the field during a Buccaneers–Jets game.

Controversies

Over the years, the American football player has found himself amidst controversies and lawsuit charges. He has faced allegations of sexual assault, erratic behavior, fights, public disputes, and burglary. During and prior to the 2018 season, Brown was embroiled in numerous incidents in addition to causing tension within the Steelers organization. On September 10, 2019, Brown’s former trainer, Britney Taylor, filed a lawsuit alleging he sexually assaulted her on three occasions. She claimed that he exposed himself to her and raped her.

On January 13, 2020, following several domestic incidents in which police were called to Brown’s home in Hollywood, Florida, the Hollywood Police Department stated they no longer want Brown to be associated with their youth league (PAL). On January 17, 2023, Brown’s Snapchat account was suspended after he posted an explicit photo of a woman performing oral sex on him. On October 15, 2023, Brown was arrested by the Broward County Sheriff’s Office for unpaid child support and released on a $15,000 bond.

Brand Endorsements

Antonio appeared in TV commercials for Uncle Charlie, NFL.com Fantasy Football, Nike, Fantasy Draft Kit, Pepsi, and others. He is also sponsored by Monster products.

Antonio Brown Net worth

Antonio Brown has an estimated net worth of $20 million dollars as of 2024.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Antonio Brown

  • Antonio Brown is the son of retired Arena Football League star Touchdown Eddie Brown, who was named the best player in the league’s history in 2006, and Adrianne Moss.
  • He has a younger brother named Desmond Brown, who also became a professional footballer and plays for ‘Pittsburgh Panthers.’ His parents separated in the mid-1990s after his father started playing for the ‘Albany/Indiana Firebirds.’
  • Brown was a two-time Class 6A all-state selection and was also named North Athlete of the Year at 2005 Miami-Dade Gridiron Classic.
  • In 2007, Antonio Brown enrolled at Central Michigan University as a walk-on wide receiver for their football team. Azzanni also helped him get a scholarship within a few weeks.
  • In 2010 NFL Draft, Brown was selected as the 195th overall pick by Pittsburgh Steelers.  On July 28, 2012, Antonio penned a 5-year deal worth $42.5 million with $8.5 million in bonuses.
  • On November 4, 2012, Brown was charged $10,000 by the NFL for his unsportsmanlike behavior during a game against Washington Redskins.
  • In 2018, he appeared in recording artist Drake’s music video for God’s Plan.
  • In January 2022, it was revealed that Antonio had been dropped from Tampa Bay Buccaneers after he had stripped off his jersey and had left a match mid-game.
  • Since February 2022, Brown has been the president of Kanye West’s sports fashion line which is part of West’s creative content company Donda Sports.
  • On March 2, 2023, Brown joined the ownership group for the Albany Empire.
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