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Did Odell Beckham Jr. Lose A Large Portion Of His Rams Salary Thanks To Bitcoin?

Odell Beckham Jr. might have lost his money in Bitcoin. According to a new report from Total Sports, the Rams player may currently be feeling the burn from the current Bitcoin crash. “On November 12, Odell Beckham Jr. signed a deal with the Rams worth $750,000. He announced he would take that in Bitcoin,” reports the outlet. “At the time, Bitcoin was worth $64,293. Today, it is worth $35,400. Today, that deal is worth $412,953. Odell will be taxed on $750,000. Federal & CA state tax will be 50.3% That means Odell, as of now, has netted $35,703 from the Rams contract this year.” Back in August of 2021, AfroTech reported that Odell Beckham Jr. entered t he cryptocurrency world after purchasing a CryptoPunk 3365. Then, in November 2021, we also reported that he would be taking his NFL salary in Bitcoin. Odell made the deal in partnership with CashApp. And he’s far from the only professional athlete to take a salary in Bitcoin. As AfroTech also previously reported, Russell Okung made...

Odell Beckham Jr.'s $40M Net Worth Is More Than Just An NFL Success Story

When Odell Beckham first began playing ball at Louisiana State University, he probably had no idea he’d go on to make National Football League (NFL) history. But in the short time that he’s been in the public eye, that’s exactly what he proceeded to do. If you’re a football fan, you know that rooting for the New York Giants can be a fool’s game. Yet, Odell Beckham gave the hard-up fans something to believe in. “During his five seasons with the Giants, Odell broke numerous league and franchise records. In 2016, Beckham became the fastest player in NFL history to reach both 4,000 career receiving yards and 200 career receptions,” reported Celebrity Net Worth, who added that his impressive $40 million net worth belies his various investments, salary earnings and other ventures. And despite his success, Odell Beckham remains as good-natured as he always was. In addition to inspiring the meme “Things Odell Can Catch” — which he took in great stride — he has donated his time, money, and...