Heather Van Norman might not be a well-known name but for American football lover, she is a well known and quite sought name these days. For those who haven’t heard of Heather Van Norman, she is the mother of Odell Beckham Jr., the Cleveland Browns wide receiver.
Heather Van Norman Age
There isn’t an official Wikipedia dedicated to Heather Van Norman. As the details of her exact date of birth are unknown, her age at present is also unknown. However, her looks hint she could be in her 50s.
On the other hand, her son Odell Beckham Jr. is 26 years of age. Heather gave birth to her son on 5 November 1992.
Heather Van Norman was born to American parents in the American land. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is white American. Her father’s name is Don Van Norman.
Norman attended Minnesota High School, in Minnesota, where she was raised. She was a successful tracker while at her sophomore year having said she was one of the most successful in the history of Minnesota High School. She later shifted to New Orleans and played for Tigers. She was a key figure in multiple NCAA titles for the Tigers. She finished third at the 4X400 relay team.
She graduated from New Orleans High School in the 90s.
She is a six-time All-American tracker.
She is a graduate a Louisiana State University. Following her graduation from LSU, she operated as a track coach for some time and was involved in top-level programs spread over the country. She began her professional career as a track coach with Rice University, then moved to Georgia Tech.
She served as the head coach for seven years at Tulane University.
While she was working as a track head coach, Heather turned her focus at her master’s degree and joined LSU.
Heather Van Norman Husband – Married Life/ Children
Heather Van Norman welcomed her son Odell Beckham Jr. with her former partner Odell Beckham Sr.
Heather gave birth to her son while she was in high school. The news of their son was made public while Heather just was crowned a national championship in tracks and was looking for her Olympic trails. As she was due with her son, Heather had to sidetrack her Olympic trails.
However, despite her pregnancy, she never gave up training. That’s some dedication if we may say!
Though Odell and Norman dated during their high school years and also had a son together, they never made it up to the wedding.
She later got married to Derek Mills. Mills is an Olympic gold medalist. They got married in 1996.
The couple doesn’t have any children together. Her husband Mills has been the head coach for Tulane University for several years.
Heather Van Norman Son Dell Beckham Jr. Net Worth
Heather Van Norman’s son Dell Beckham Jr. has an estimated net worth of $25 million, as of 2019.
His career earnings at a total $31.87 million, earned over his 5 years of professional career, as of April 2019. With $32.87 in career earnings, Odell stands 369th in the list of active NFL players with the highest career earnings.