Dare Ogunbowale Biography – Houston Texans Running Back

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Dare Ogunbowale Biography

Dare Ogunbowale is an American football running back player. Image Source: Dare Ogunbowale's Instagram.

Dare Ogunbowale is an American football player who plays as a running back for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). The talented athlete started playing football at a very young age.

Fans must be eager to get to know him and his family, siblings, earnings, and lifestyle. So, let’s learn more about him in this short biography.

His Sister Is A WNBA Player

Dare was born Oluwadare Ogunbowale to his parents, Gregory Ogunbowale and Yolanda Ogunbowale, on May 4, 1994, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Talking about Dare Ogunbowale’s parents, his mother played softball at DePaul University. Likewise, the former’s father grew up in Nigeria before moving to the USA to pursue a college degree.

Moreover, Dare Ogunbowale’s sister, Arike Ogunbowale, is a professional basketball player for the Dallas Wings of the Women’s National Basketball Association. In one of the interviews, the athlete’s mother mentioned that the siblings were involved in sports at a very young age. The brother-sister duo started by playing soccer before Dare turned to football and Arike flag football. In addition, the siblings must have an amazing bond as the footballer has a tattoo of his sister on his legs.


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Before starting professionally, Ogunbowale’s mother coached Arike in basketball, and his father coached both siblings in soccer. As Dare’s parents were also involved in sports, they supported their careers from the beginning. Also, they must be very proud of their kid’s success.

The athlete completed his formal education at Marquette University High School. Later he attended the University of Wisconsin and earned his Bachelor’s in economics.

Dare Ogunbowale Net Worth And Career

Aforementioned, the sportsman was involved in sports from earlier. He started playing football as a cornerback at his university and was also a captain in his senior year. As the sports personality has competed in many games, he might have gathered a massive amount. Thus, Dare Ogunbowale’s net worth must be tremendous.

Since beginning his professional career, Dare has been associated with many well-known teams. As he performed amazingly at his college, he was signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent on May 16, 2017. Later on November 29, 2017, he signed for Tampa Buccaneers‘ practice squad and was released on December 6, 2017.

Subsequently, on December 12, 2017, the Washington Redskins added Ogunbowale to their practice squad, and he was eventually promoted to the active roster on December 22, 2017. Sadly, he was waived on March 6, 2018.

Later, the football player again signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on August 2, 2018, but was waived on September 1, 2018. He returned and was voted team captain in 2019 with 35 receptions for 286 receiving yards and 11 carries for seventeen rushing yards, and two rushing touchdowns. Afterward, he moved to Jacksonville Jaguars and Houston Texans.

Now, let’s take a look at Dare Ogunbowale’s salary below:

Team Years Salary
Houston Texans 2017-19 $556,000
Tampa Buccaneers 2019-20 $540,000
Washington Redskins 2017-18 $495,000
Houston Texans 2022 $1,100,000

Table Source: Spotrac

Furthermore, the football player signed a two-year $3,000,000 contract, including a $300K signing bonus and $550K guaranteed with Houston Texans. Furthermore, these earnings must have boosted Dare Ogunbowale’s net worth.

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Is Dare Ogunbowale Dating Anyone?

Sadly, the running back has kept a low profile when it comes to his personal life and love affairs. Furthermore, he rarely speaks about his romantic relationships. His relationship status and information about Dare Ogunbowale’s girlfriend have not been disclosed yet. So, it is hard to find if he has one at all. Likewise, Ogunbowale’s partner is not mentioned on any of his social media accounts. So, could it be he is single?

Dare Ogunbowale Girlfreind
Dare Ogunbowale doesn’t seem to be in a relationship. Image Source: Dare Ogunbowale’s Instagram.

Besides that, Dare has never been photographed with a female friend who could be his romantic companion. Or, it could be he is dating someone but is keeping her a secret from the public. One thing is for sure though Ogunbowale is not married.

Other than that, the renowned footballer seems to be focusing on his career now. Overall, he is living a happy and contented life. The player has also accomplished a successful career. Hopefully, Dare will reveal more about his personal details in the coming days.

We wish he gains more success in the future as well.

Trivia And Fact

  • Dare’s father played soccer and rugby and later served in the Nigerian military.
  • He has 29.6K followers on Instagram. 
  • Ogunbowale was a four-sport athlete – football, soccer, basketball, and track.