About Carl Weathers
It has been estimated that the overall amount of Carl Weathers net worth today is 2 million dollars, which he has accumulated through his careers as a football player as well as an actor. These two careers of him have served as the main source of Carl Weathers net worth, as well. As an actor, to the public he is mostly known as a star from Rocky movies, where he was chosen for a role of Apollo Creed. In addition to these movies, he is also known from some others, such as “Predator”, where he appeared as Dillon and “Happy Gilmore”, where he was chosen for a role of Chubbs Peterson. Thus, his career in movies not only increased the total sum of Carl Weathers net worth, but it also made him more popular in the industry. In addition to his appearances in various films, Carl Weathers is also known as an actor from TV screens and as such he has appeared in the TV series called “Arrested Development”.
Carl Weathers was born in 1948 in Louisiana. Carl Weathers got his education from three institutions – Long Beach Polytechnic High School, Long Beach City College and San Diego State University.
Talking about another career of the actor, he is also known as a football player and as such he has played both football in college as well as professionally. His involvement into sports has also added up to the total amount of Carl Weathers net worth.
In 1966, he started his career as a college football player when he joined the team belonging to Long Beach City College. However, he had to miss the year 1966 without playing football because when he was practicing he suffered an ankle injury. When he transferred to San Diego State University, he joined basketball team there.
As a professional football player, he started his career in the team of Oakland Raiders. In 1970, as a team member he played in seven games, and one year later he appeared in one game with the team. In 1971, Carl Weathers joined the Canadian Football League, where he played in the team of the BC Lions. He played there for two years, which amounted to 18 games overall.
However, in 1974 he quitted his career as a football player and decided to focus on his career as an actor, which made him even more popular to the public and added a lot to his current financial status.