Odell Beckham Jr has just invested in a Pickleball franchise in Washington, DC. But the American football receiver is not new to diversifying his investment.
Odell Beckham Jr’s instincts on the football field are behind his successful off-field ventures… OBJ continues to enjoy success in the NFL, but it is in entrepreneurship that he is making his mark with a net worth now estimated at $40 million.
A 2021 Super Bowl winner with the Los Angeles Rams, OBJ, is part of Al Tylis’ investor group, considered one of the smartest sports investors. Al Tylis’s group began by investing in a Mexican football club called Club Necaxa. In 2019, Odell Beckham Jr launched his own media company, ITN Productions, and YouTube channel alongside Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Entertainment. The media company aims to create and develop unscripted programs for television and digital platforms. In March 2021, he invested in Jaxxon, a growing men’s jewelry company.
The new pickleball adventure
Today, he is embarking on the adventure of Major League Pickleball. The catcher is noticing that this new sport is gaining notoriety, and Beckham is no slouch when it comes to riding the wave of trends and investing well! Pickleball is a new sport that could be described as a mixture of table tennis, tennis, and badminton. In recent years, many people have become interested in pickleball in America: sports clubs and large hotels are now setting up dedicated courts for the sport. Before him, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Draymond Green, and Kevin Love also took up pickleball! To be continued…