What Is Chris Samuels' Net Worth Amid Rumored Divorce?

Chris Samuels is divorcing his wife, reality star Monique Samuels, after 10 years of marriage — so what is his net worth today? Here's everything you need to know about the former NFL player.


Oct. 17 2022, Published 11:51 a.m. ET

Monique and Chris Samuels
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After 10 years of marriage, it is being reported that Chris Samuels and his wife, former Real Housewives of Potomac star Monique Samuels, are separating.

The couple, who share three kids — Christopher, Chase, and Milani — haven't confirmed the divorce news yet.

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Following in the footsteps of other couples who split after appearing on reality television, fans are now curious about Chris, especially regarding his football career, job post-NFL, and net worth today.

How did Chris Samuels make money? His net worth is impressive.

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Chris Samuels with his son, Christopher.

Chris was drafted into the NFL in 2000 and played 10 seasons as an offensive tackle for the Washington Redskins (now known as the Washington Commanders).

He retired in 2010 at the age of 32 after sustaining an injury related to spinal stenosis, a condition that he was diagnosed with as a child.

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Chris Samuels

Former NFL player and football coach

Net worth: $17 million

Chris Samuels is a former offensive tackle for the NFL and is currently a high school football coach and real estate investor. He has appeared on The Housewives of Potomac and Love & Marriage: DC.

Birthdate: July 28, 1977

Birthplace: Mobile, Ala.

Education: University of Alabama

Marriage: Monique Samuels

Children: 3

Over the course of his career, Chris made over $56 million in earnings, according to Spotrac. However, since retiring from the NFL Chris has kept busy as a high school football coach and by investing in real estate alongside his wife Monique, who has her own real estate appraisal company.

As of 2022, Chris is worth an estimated $17 million.

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Chris and Monique shared a 12,000-square-foot home in Potomac.

The couple's three-story cedar, stone, and shingle house home was featured in The Washington Post and features six bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, an elevator, and a two-story kitchen.

The house was purchased in 2017 for $4.5 million. Chris and Monique also own four other properties in Virginia and Maryland.

In 2004, Chris' real estate company, CRS Development, planned to build Selma Gardens, a $40 million affordable-housing community near his hometown in Mobile, Ala.

"You can only play football for so long," he said at the time (via Al.com). "You have to find other means of making a living. I wanted to establish something for the kids."

He continued, "Real estate is one of the best investments. You can never go wrong if you do it the right way."

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Monique Samuels has an impressive net worth of her own.

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Despite Chris's success on and off the football field, his wife Monique also has an impressive net worth of her own. Along with her real estate business, Monique also has a successful career on reality television.

After leaving RHOP in 2020, Monique returned to television in 2020 on OWN's Love & Marriage: DC. She also started The Not For Lazy Moms podcast and the lifestyle brand, Mila Eve Essentials.

According to Distractify, Monique is worth $4 million.

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Whatever happens, it looks like Chris and Monique will continue to be friends. Amid divorce rumors, Monique shared a video alongside Chris on Instagram, writing, "No better source than the actual source. Y’all already know how I roll. I give my own damn exclusives. Meet me & Chris tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET on my YouTube channel Tea With Monique."


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