Jamal Anderson

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Birth Name

Jamal Anderson

Place Of Birth

Newark, USA


49 years old

Birth Date

September 29, 1972

Star Sign


Jamal Anderson Facts

Child Star?



Football Player

Education & Qualifications

University of Utah

Net Worth

$5 million

Current Partner

Anna Anderson


Mia Anderson, Jarae Anderson, Jamal Anderson Jr., Malan Anderson


Zenobia Anderson, James Anderson


1.8m (5'9"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Rat

About Jamal Anderson 

Jamal Anderson is a famous former American football player who played for the Atlanta Falcons in the National Football League (NFL).

Born on September 30, 1972, Jamal Anderson rose to fame when the Atlanta Falcons picked him in the 1994 NFL draft in the seventh round. Anderson remained with the Falcons and won numerous titles and awards for his game throughout his eight-year career.

Even though he was a promising football player and led his team to the Super Bowl, his career ended in 2001 when he suffered a severe knee injury. From then onwards, he started appearing as an analyst on sports channels like ESPN and CNN. Continue reading to learn more about the net worth, career, family, and personal life of the retired American football player Jamal Anderson.

Jamal Anderson Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Jamal Anderson's net worth?

Jamal Anderson's net worth is estimated to be $5 million. He built this net worth by playing for the Atlanta Falcons in the NFL and working as an analyst for several sports programs.

How much does Jamal Anderson earn per year?

Jamal Anderson is a famous football player and game analyst and has built a net worth of $5 million. However, the exact amount of his annual earnings has not been disclosed to the public.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Jamal Anderson?

Jamal Anderson stands at the height of 5 ft 11 in (180 cm).

How old is Jamal Anderson?

Since Jamal Anderson was born on September 30, 1972, he is 49 years old as of May 2022.

Childhood And Education

Jamal Sharif Anderson was born in Newark in New Jersey, USA, on September 30, 1972. His parents, Zenobia and James Anderson, enrolled him in El Camino Real Charter High School in California for his high school education. He was actively involved in football and was even named on the CIF Los Angeles City Section 4-A All-City first team. After graduating from this school, Jamal Anderson played college football at Moorpark College. Later, he transferred to the University of Utah and played on the college football team.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Jamal Anderson's partner?

Jamal Anderson is married to Anna Anderson, who is also a University of Utah graduate and an account executive at Courier Connection. Together, they are parents to four children, Mia Anderson, Jarae Anderson, Jamal Anderson Jr., and Malan Anderson. Their youngest daughter, Mia, is an athlete, while Jarae is a model and singer. His son Jamal Anderson Jr. is also a football player like his father, and as of 2022, he attends Mill Creek High School. Malan Anderson works at AT&T.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

After playing for Moorpark College and the University of Utah, Jamal Anderson was selected by Atlanta Falcons in the NFL draft of 1994. In 1998, he led his team to the Super Bowl game. Anderson played for the Falcons for eight seasons and had an average score of 5,336 rushing yards (4879 m) and 41 touchdowns before he met with a severe knee injury that ended his career as a football player in 2001.

Following his exit from the Atlanta Falcons and NFL, Jamal Anderson started working as a game analyst with numerous sports channels. He first appeared as a sports analyst on ESPN/ABC, where he was often seen promoting the Mountain West Conference and his alma mater, the University of Utah.

In 2009, Jamal Anderson started featuring on 'Morency' broadcasted on Hardcore Sports Radio as a phone-in guest. After the show was terminated by Hardcore Sports Radio, Anderson became a weekly guest on 'Red Heat', another program broadcasted on the radio and hosted by Cam Stewart. In 2010, he joined 'CNN Newsroom' as a sports analyst, where he provided insights on NFL current issues and highlights from other major sports leagues.

What awards has Jamal Anderson won?

In his short career as a football player, Jamal Anderson's most notable achievements were being named in the Pro Bowl and First-team All-Pro, in 1998.

Other Interesting Jamal Crawford Facts And Trivia

  • As of 2022, Jamal Anderson resides in the city of Braselton, Georgia.
  • Besides his excellent games, Jamal Anderson is also famous for his 'Dirty Bird' dance in which he bounced side to side, flapping his arms like wings. His celebration dance is performed by people all over the world today.
  • Anderson also uses the term 'Dirty Bird' in his social media usernames.

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