Victor Cruz is the perfect example of how persistence and hard work can help you achieve anything in life. He grew up in a poor neighborhood, stayed out of trouble, and worked extremely hard before eventually playing for one of the big NFL teams, the New York Giants.
Quick Facts of Victor Cruz
Victor Cruz, a former New York Giants wide receiver, is now an NFL commentator on ESPN after retiring from the league in August 2018.
Stats and Net Worth of Victor Cruz
Victor has a net worth of $16 million and earns $8.6 million each year. Victor made his Giants debut during the preseason prior to the 2010-11 season. He grabbed six passes for a total of five touchdowns in a 31-16 victory over the New York Jets. He was given a spot in the Giants’ 53-man roster for the 2010-11 season as a result of his strong pre-season performance. That was the start of his NFL career.
In July 2013, he agreed to a five-year, $45.9 million contract extension with the Giants. He was a member of the New York Giants until his contract was terminated in February 2017. Victor Cruz signed a contract with the Chicago Bears in May 2017, however he was released in September of same year. Victor retired at the age of 31 and currently works for ESPN as an NFL analyst.
Victor’s Recent Girlfriend & Baby Mama Drama!
Victor and Elaina Watley’s relationship was heavily influenced by fate. Before Victor could make Elaina Watley, his fiancée and baby mama, his wife, the two went their separate ways in life.
Their relationship began in 2003, while Victor was still in high school. After the birth of their daughter Kennedy in 2012, the couple became parents. On July 13, 2014, Victor proposed to his high school love and baby mama on one knee.
Eliana and Victor, both 32, appeared to be in a good relationship until a rumor came about Victor Cruz cheating on Eliana. Following the cheating incident, Elaina sent a group text to Victor’s alleged mistresses in 2015, causing yet another scandal to envelop the pair.
Cruz was seen holding hands with Karrueche Tran in December 2017, although Eliana and Cruz were still believed to be engaged. This sparked questions about Eliana and Cruz’s relationship. Victor Cruz only announced he had been single since 2016 in his 2017 podcast, The Victor Cruz Show.
Victor and Karrueche, his latest love interest, started dating in December of 2017. Victor and his girlfriend are inseparable, despite their hectic careers. They are frequently spotted spending time together. On social media, the couple can be seen flaunting their love.
In January 2019, the couple was seen spending romantic time together on the beach in Miami, indicating that the relationship is still going strong.
Karrueche Tran, a Bay actress, made headlines earlier this year when she received a five-year restraining order against her ex-boyfriend, singer Chris Brown, following allegations of abuse. ‘All’s well that ends well,’ as they say.
Wiki of Victor Cruz
Victor Cruz was born in Paterson, New Jersey, on November 11, 1986. Michael Walker, his father, was African American, and Blanca Cruz, his mother, was Puerto Rican. His father served in the fire department. Cruz is a tall man, standing at 6 feet 0 inches tall. Scorpio is his zodiac sign.
Victor Cruz information
As a kid, Victor Cruz was passionate about two things: football and dancing. His grandma was a talented dancer who began teaching him when he was 11 years old. As a tribute to his grandma, he would perform a small salsa dance routine after every touchdown during football games.
Victor attended Paterson Catholic High School and then went on to the University of Massachusetts, but he had to drop out owing to low grades and return to Paterson to regroup and take classes at a local community college to improve his college scores.
Even though Victor’s primary focus was always football, he also enjoyed and excelled in basketball.