|Odell Beckham Jr Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||November 5, 1992|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Odell Beckham Jr. is an American football player who has played as the wide receiver for the Los Angeles Rams of the NFL. He also represented New York Giants (2014-2018) and Cleveland Browns (2019-2021) in the past. He has been honored with numerous awards such as the “Paul Hornung Award” (2013), the “Offensive Rookie of the Year” award (2014), and the PFWA “Rookie of the Year” award (2014). Odell has appeared in a variety of TV shows such as Code Black and Ballers and has been featured in the music videos of songs like Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande‘s Bed (2018) and Drake‘s Laugh Now Cry Later (2020).
Odell Cornelious Beckham Jr.
Odell Beckham Jr., OBJ
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Odell Beckham Jr. studied at Isidore Newman School in New Orleans where he played as a football and basketball player and also ran track.
After he finished his high school studies, Odell joined Louisiana State University (LSU). Eventually, he achieved a bachelor’s degree from LSU in 2014.
Professional American Football Player
- Father – Odell Beckham, Sr.
- Mother – Heather Van Norman (Former track runner at Louisiana State University. Served as a Track and Field coach at the Nicholls State University)
- Siblings – Jasmine Beckham (Younger Sister), Kordell Beckham (Younger Brother)
Odell is signed with Elite Athlete Management.
5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
90 kg or 198½ lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Odell Beckham Jr. dated –
- Amber Rose (2015) – In 2015, Odell was romancing with the American model, actress and fashion designer Amber Rose.
- Zendaya (2016) – Singer, actress and dancer Zendaya was RUMORed for having a fling with Beckham Jr. in 2016.
- Khloe Kardashian (2016) – Odell had an encounter with American reality TV star Khloe Kardashian in May 2016.
- Bella Hadid (2016) – In November 2016, model Bella Hadid and Odell were rumored to be dating each other. It is believed that Odell immediately contacted Bella after her breakup from The Weeknd.
- Lauren Wood – Odell’s relationship with model Lauren Wood came into the spotlight after she posted a picture with him on her Instagram in 2019. In November 2021, it was revealed that they were expecting their first child together. The couple welcomed a baby boy named Zydn on February 17, 2022.
- Kim Kardashian (2023) – In 2023, he was rumored to be dating socialite Kim Kardashian.
Race / Ethnicity
However, sometimes he likes to dye his color ‘Blonde’.
- Dyed blonde hair
- Medium stubble beard
- Muscular Body
Odell has appeared in TV adverts for Head & Shoulders, Buick Cascada Super Bowl 2016, Danimals Smoothie, Fathead, NFL Fantasy Football, Madden NFL 16, Foot Locker, Jack Links, Lenovo, and Daniel Wellington.
In May 2017, Odell signed a $25 million endorsement contract with Nike. This was the largest endorsement contract in NFL history.
Best Known For
Playing in the NFL for the New York Giants.
First American Football Match
Odell debuted in a game for New York Giants on October 5, 2014, against Atlanta Falcons. The Giants won the game with the final result being 30-20.
First TV Show
Other than NFL matches itself, Odell first appeared in The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon as himself in 2014.
Odell has also appeared in the TV series Code Black in an episode in 2016. He showed up in the episode Hail Mary as Odell Beckham Jr.
Odell Beckham Jr. Favorite Things
- Ice Cream Flavor – Butter Pecan
- Member of Kardashian Family – Kim Kardashian
- Romantic Movie – Lady and the Tramp (1955)
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle – Donatello
- LSU Memory – The punt return against Ole Miss, or the return field goal against UAB
- Movie – Blue Streak (1999)
- Meal – Chicken Casserole
- Actor – Martin Lawrence
Odell Beckham Jr. Facts
- His childhood idol has been English soccer superstar David Beckham.
- As a freshman at the Louisiana State University, Odell made his collegiate debut against the Oregon Ducks on September 3, 2011.
- In the 2014 NFL Draft, he was selected as the 12th pick by the New York Giants. Beckham officially penned a contract with the Giants on May 19, 2014.
- On May 13, 2015, Odell was chosen to be featured on the cover of the video game Madden NFL 16.
- Upon the NFL combine, Beckham Jr. wanted to challenge his mom Van Norman (who was also a track runner at LSU) and compete in a 40-yard dash.
- He was the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2014.
- In 2013, Odell was selected for the College Football All-American team.
- In January 2020, it was revealed that Odell had undergone core muscle surgery.
- In October 2020, Odell tore his ACL and hence, had to miss the remaining NFL season. He suffered the injury during the Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals game.
- On November 11, 2021, he signed a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Rams. He scored the first career playoff touchdown for the team in January 2022 in a game against the Arizona Cardinals.
- In November 2022, Odell filed a lawsuit against Nike, claiming that he was due a payment of around $2.6 million in March 2022. However, Nike withheld more than $2 million of the payment and claimed that he committed footwear and glove violations.
- In November 2022, Odell was reportedly removed from a flight at the Miami International Airport due to health concern. The Miami-Dade Police Department revealed that he was taken off plane after the flight crew expressed concern that he was seriously ill because he was “in and out of consciousness”.