Fast Facts

  • Lettered in football, track, basketball and baseball in high school.
  • Has published autobiographies and children's books.
  • Also skilled at basketball: played for three seasons on the Tennessee-Chattanooga team, and played for the Adirondack Wildcats, of the United States Basketball League, in 2002.
  • Holds the NFL record for receptions in a single game (20).
  • Has served as the celebrity chairperson for the Alzheimer's Association; his grandmother suffers from the affliction.
  • Appeared in a controversial skit with Desperate Houswives star Nicolette Sheridan before a Monday Night Football game in 2004.
  • Refuted police report in 2006 saying that he attempted suicide by taking pills.
  • Was MVP of the NBA Celebrity All-Star Game in 2008 and 2009.
  • One of eight athletes teamed with celebrities in 2009 version of Superstars.


  • Marilyn Heard — Mother
  • Sharmaine Stowes — Sister
  • Terique Owens — Son
  • Victor Stowes — Brother
  • Kimberly Floyd — Ex-significant Other
  • Dasha — Daughter
  • Monique Reynolds — Ex-significant Other
  • Samelia Miller — Ex-significant Other
  • Atlin Owens — Son
  • Melanie Paige Smith — Ex-significant Other
  • Kylee Owens — Daughter
  • Latasha Scales — Sister
  • Tit Russell — Father
  • Alice Black — Grandmother


  • University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States (1996)


  • Birth Name: Terrell Eldorado Owens
  • Birth Place: Alexander City, Alabama, United States
  • Profession: NFL player

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