Retired American professional football player Phillip Buchanon has an estimated net worth of $3 million. Born in Streator, Illinois in September 1980. Prior to his NFL career, the athlete was sought by the Cincinnati Reds to play baseball with a $500,000 deal but he declined the offer. At Lehigh Senior High School, he was chosen as a cornerback in an All-State selection before moving on to attend the University of Miami where he became an All-American returner. In 2002 NFL Draft, the Oakland Raiders drafted him, he was 17th overall pick. He was with the team from 2002 to 2004 before moving to Houston Texans from (2005-2006), the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2006-2008), the Detroit Lions in 2009, and the Washington Redskins (2010-2011). He retired from football due to injury. He ended his career with 388 tackles, 20 interceptions, 8 forced fumbles, and 5 touchdowns. In 2002, he was honored as the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week. He is the author of New Money: Staying Rich book.