Born in Torrance, California, 33, Orlando Scandrick is well known for his athlete career. He is an American footballer who plays as a cornerback in the field. Currently, Scandrick is a free agent who might soon sign up for his new contract with a professional team.
However, Orlando's professional life, not the only thing spectacle, as his on and off relationship with his ex-fiancée, also made great news in the media. So, on this page, we will update you guys with his relationship details and share some exciting facts about Scandrick. Let us begin.
Orlando and His Ex-fiancée Draya Michele
The NFL star Orlando Scandrick faced lots of ups and downs in his relationship with his ex-fiancée Andraya Michele Howard aka Draya Michele. The former lovers had on and off in their love story.
The couple, Scandrick and Michele end their engagement. Photo Source: The Blast
They fought to be together; however, couldn’t make it end of the aisle. In their long-run relationship as a couple, Scandrick and Michele gave birth to a son named Jru Scandrick.
Except for Scandrick, Michele is also famous for her professional achievements. She pursued her career as an actress, model, and fashion designer. Further, she also appeared in the popular VH1 series Basketball Wives LA in 2011, where she caught herself in a complicated relationship of the former NBL star, Gilbert Arenas.
Before Scandrick and Arenas, the mother of two Michele also came to the attention of the mass as the girlfriend of the artist Chris Brown.
NFL star Scandrick has Three Children
Orlando with his children attend Nickelodeon's 2018 Kids' Choice Awards at The Forum on March 24, 2018 in Inglewood, California. Photo Source: Zimbio
You might know by now that the NFL star Orlando Scandrick welcomes a baby boy, Jru Scandrick, in his life with his ex-fiancée Draya Michele. Thought their chemistry didn’t last that long, they do share a son with each other now.
However, Jru is not only child Scandrick got in his family. He has two daughters from his past relationship, Taylor and Tatyana Scandrick, but details related to those two children are still behind the curtain.
As a result, there isn’t much information about them, yet, they do make a presence in different events with their athlete dad Orlando. Further, Scandrick ex, Michele has a son, Kinko Howard, from her previous relationship too.
Orlando Fake Affair with Jackie Christie Daughter Chantel
Like we mentioned earlier, Draya Michele was one of the cast members of the series Basketball Wives LA. During that period, Orlando Scandrick became part of some episodes, as the lover of Michele.
Draya Michele Gives Jackie Christie A Taste Of Her Own Medicine | Basketball Wives LA
In the story, a big scene was created where Jackie Christie and her daughter Chantel accused former Cowboys athlete, Scandrick. They alleged Orlando was trying to date Chantel, even though he was with Draya. Later on, young Christine admitted that she made up the rumors for entertainment purposes and just to get on the show, as per Bossip.
Professional History and Contract Signed by Scandrick
Like Orlando Scandrick's relationship history with his former lover, Michele, his professional life also faces some on and off. He first signed a four-year contract of $1.79 million with Dallas Cowboys on July 19, 2008. Subsequently, Dallas Cowboys recruited Scandrick with another six-year deal, which worth $28.2 million in 2011.
While Orlando's career was doing well, things began to drop down on August 11, 2014, when NFL announced that he got suspended for the first four-game due to substance abuse. He was tested positive for MDMA; however, his suspension was reduced to two games after revising the league drug policy.
Further, in 2017, Scandrick went through surgery to fix his injuries and missed his game against the Denver Broncos. After some great years, on March 17, 2018, his time in Dallas came to an end. Then he signed a two-year contract with the Washington Redskins but got released on August 14, 2018. He got recruited for one-year in Kansas City Chiefs and was paid around $1.5 million on August 19, 2018.
On July 27, 2019, Orlando became one of the players of Philadelphia Eagles but was released on August 30. However, he got resigned on September 27 in the team and was released on October 21, 2019, after getting beaten in the open field by the Cowboys’ Tavon Austin on a jet sweep for a 20-yard touchdown.
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