Hines Ward net worth: Hines Ward is a retired American football wide receiver who has a net worth of $16 million dollars. Hines Ward left a trace in the world of sports as the wide receiver for the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers, where he has been the longest-tenured player. Born Hines Edward Ward, Jr. in 1976, in Seoul, South Korea, to a Korean mother and an African American father, Ward was raised in the Atlanta area. It was in his teens, when he showed his potential as a quarterback at Forest Park High School, where he was named two times Clayton County Offensive Player of the Year. Throughout college, he went on to flaunt his football skills as a wide receiver for the University of Georgia Bulldogs. Next, he was recruited by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round of the 1998 NFL Draft and became the team's all-time leader in receptions, receiving yardage and touchdown receptions. Upon his retirement in 2012, he was the one of only eight NFL players to have 1,000 or more career receptions. Thanks to his successful football career, Ward even made several small-screen appearances on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Rome Is Burning and Mike and Mike in the Morning, among others. He also joined the cast of Dancing with the Stars season 12 and made a brief cameo in the 2012 film The Dark Knight Rises. Nowadays, he serves as a studio analyst for NBC's Football Night in America.