Rodney Mathews Biography
Rodney Mathews is a former NFL player and a television reality star. He is a contestant in the 18th season of ABC’s dating reality series, Bachelorette, which is starring Michelle Young. He is currently working as a sales representative. His dream of pursuing a career as a Footballer was halted by a knee injury.
Rodney Mathews Age | Birthday
Mathews is 29 years old as of 2021. Born on March 25, 1992, Mathews celebrates his birthday on the 25th of March every year.
Rodney Mathews Parents
Mathews was born and raised to his parents in Rancho Cucamonga, California. His mother is named Carrie Mathews-Myers while his father is Tyree Myers. He was raised singlehandedly by his mother who worked three jobs and ran a business to sustain the family. Mathews refers to his mother Carrie as Wonder Woman. He is thankful to be her son and credits her for being the man he is today. The Bachelorette contestant has a brother named Royal Mathews.
Rodney Mathews Ethnicity
Mathews is of mixed ethnicity and a black American man.
Rodney Mathews Height
Mathews stands at a height of 6 feet. His height is revealed in the gobulldogs.com football player profile.
Rodney Mathews Girlfriend
In an episode of The Bachelorette, Mathews revealed that he was in an interracial relationship. He revealed so during a one-on-one date with Michelle Young who expressed that her ex did not support her when someone made a racial remark about her. She told Mathews that: “I was upset and I chose to be upset about it, and I had to justify my emotions.” “I shouldn’t have ever had to justify my feelings.”
Besides, Mathews is now single and searching since he broke up with his then-girlfriend.
Rodney Mathews Education
Mathews enrolled as a freshman at Abilene Christian University. Afterward, he transferred to Citrus College and ended up at Fresno State. Rodney majored in Journalism and Mass Communications and hoped to become a reporter.
The former NFL player sustained a career-ending knee injury two games into the season at Fresno that halted his dreams of pursuing a Football career.
Rodney Mathews Job
Mathews is currently (2021) working as a sales representative. He, however, hoped to become an NFL football player before he sustained a knee injury that halted his dreams. Moreover, he majored in Journalism and Mass Communications and hoped to become a reporter.
Rodney Mathews Instagram
Mathews is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @rodneymathews02, with over 6700 followers as of November 2020. His bio states that he is a Fresno State alumni.
Rodney Mathews Bachelorette | Michelle Young
Mathews is a contestant in the 18th season of ABC’s reality dating show, The Bachelorette, starring Michelle Young. Michelle Young is an elementary teacher and a former Division I basketball player. Furthermore, she is a reality TV star and a runner-up in Matt James’ season (25) of The Bachelor. Young was born in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, in June 1993, making her 28 years old as of 2021.
When it comes to his ideal woman, Mathews is looking for someone who is honest and someone who has a clear vision of what she wants. Additionally, his ideal woman should be active and preferably a sports person like him. He is ready to start a serious relationship that will lead to marriage.
Watch The Bachelorette on Tuesdays on ABC to find old if Mathews and Young are a perfect match.
The Bachelorette Season 18 Contestants
Other Contestants of the 18th season of the show include:
- Nayte Olukoya
- Leroy Arthur
- Will Urena
- Rick Leach
- Brandon Jones
- Clayton Echard
- Joe Coleman
- Romeo Alexander
- Casey Woods
- Martin Gelbspan
- Chris Sutton
- Olumide “Olu” Onajide
- Chris Gallant
Rodney Mathews Net Worth
Mathews has an estimated net worth of $ 300k. He earns his income working as a sales representative.