Bo Jackson Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Bo Jackson is a famous American football and baseball player. He is best known for being the only athlete named as an All Star in two popular sports. During his career, Bo has won such awards as the Heisman Trophy, Chic Harley Award, Walter Camp Award and others. In addition to his career as an athlete Bo has also appeared in several shows and films, and has been involved in the making of some video games. Although Jackson does not play anymore, he is still a very active person and participates in many projects and is a part of several organizations.

So how rich is Bo Jackson? It has been estimated that Bo’s net worth is $16 million. This sum might also change in the future, as Jackson is still involved in many activities.

Bo Jackson Net Worth $16 Million

Vincent Edward Jackson, better known as Bo Jackson, was born in 1962, in Alabama. Jackson studied at McAdory High School and there started playing baseball. Later, he continued his studies at Auburn University, where he chose a football scholarship. Despite this fact, Bo still continued playing baseball while studying at college and proved that he is was a really talented athlete. Bo also played football very well, and was a part of “Auburn Tigers” football team and set several SEC records. He was even named the Most Valuable Player and this made him even more acclaimed. This was also the time when Bo Jackson’s net worth began growing.

In 1986 Bo became a part of the baseball team called the “Kansas City Royals”. This also added a lot to Jackson’s net worth. He was one of the best players of the team and with every game became even more professional. Later Bo was also a part of such baseball teams as the “California Angels” and “Chicago White Sox”. There he was also able to show his best skills, and of course increase his net worth.

As mentioned before, Bo was not only good at baseball, but also at football. Although at first Bo wanted to focus on baseball, in 1987 he finally agreed to become a part of the team called the “Los Angeles Raiders”. This also had a huge impact on the growth of Bo Jackson’s net worth. Unfortunately, Bo experienced an injury and was unable to play for some time. His injury had an effect on both of his career as a football player and also as a baseball player. Finally, Bo decided to retire and focus on other activities.

As imentioned, Bo was involved in the making of such video games as “Bo Jackson’s Hit and Run”, “Tecmo Bowl”, “NFL Street 2”. This also made Jackson’s net worth grow. What is more, Bo appeared in such shows and movies as “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, “The Pandora Project”, “Married….with Children” and others. Undoubtedly, these appearances also added to Bo Jackson’s net worth.

All in all, it could be said that Bo Jackson is considered to be one of the most successful athletes and there is also a chance that Bo’s net worth will become higher in the future.

Quick Facts

Birth date: November 30, 1962 age 52
Birth place: Bessemer, Alabama, United States
Height:6 ft (1.85 m)
Weight:230 lbs (104.33 kg)
Profession:Baseball player, American football player, Businessperson, Actor, Athlete
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Linda Jackson (m. 1987)
Children:Morgan Jackson, Nicholas Jackson, Garrett Jackson
Parents:Florence Bond, A.D. Adams
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Mentioned in the rap-rock song "Mope" by Bloodhound Gang, along with personalities like Luciano Pavarotti, Tupac Shakur, The Notorious B.I.G., Falco, Tori Spelling, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
2When he came back to play baseball with the Chicago White Sox after being injured, he homered his first up at bat.
3While playing left field for the Kansas City Royals, he once threw out a baserunner trying to score from third base on a single. Scoring from third on a single is generally considered routine. Royals catcher Bob Boone described the throw in Sports Illustrated as a "laser beam" and said that in all his years in organized baseball, he'd never seen a play like it.
4Although a right-handed hitter, he was joking around one day during batting practice at the Metrodome and decided to take a swing left-handed. The result was a tape-measure homerun traveling an estimated 450 feet, prompting some to speculate that he should have become a switch hitter.
5According to a Sports Illustrated article, only his wife is allowed to address him by his given name of Vince.
6Member of 1993 American League Western Division Champion Chicago White Sox team.
7Was named after Vince Edwards, the star of his mother's then-favorite TV show, Ben Casey (1961).
8Lettered in football, baseball, and track at Auburn University.
9Created some controversy in 1987 at the press conference in which he signed with the L. A. Raiders by saying he would continue to play pro baseball and only play pro football "as a hobby."
10Homered on the first pitch in the first inning in the 1989 All-Star Game. Also had a single and a stolen base. Became the first player ever to hit a home run and steal a base in the same All-Star game. Named MVP.
11In his first appearance on ABC's "Monday Night Football", Jackson electrified a national TV audience by ripping off a 91-yard touchdown run and running over Brian Bosworth to score another touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks.
12Won the Heisman Trophy in 1985, beating out University of Iowa quarterback Chuck Long in the closest Heisman vote ever.
13Best season in baseball came in 1989 when he batted .256 with 32 homers, 105 RBI's, and 26 stolen bases. Unfortunately, led the majors in strikeouts with 172 that season.
14Keeping a promise he made to his mother before she died, Jackson returned to Auburn University and graduated in December 1995 with a B.S. in family and child development.
15Injured left hip in a 13 January 1991 game vs. the Cincinnati Bengals which led to hip replacement surgery on April 4, 1992 and his retirement from pro sports in 1994.
16Only player in NFL history to have two rushing touchdowns of 90 yards or more.
17Ran for 2,782 yards on 515 carries with 16 touchdowns for the Los Angeles Raiders.
18Was a career .250 hitter with 141 homers and 415 RBI in 2,393 at-bats in eight seasons with the Kansas City Royals, Chicago White Sox and California Angels.
19His 1989 All-Star Game home run was called by former play-by-play announcer - and President - Ronald Reagan, who was in the TV booth at the time.
20Famous for talking about himself in the third person.
21While at McAdory High School (McCalla, AL), Jackson won two state decathlon championships.
22He and wife Linda, a psychologist, have three children: sons Garrett and Nicholas, and daughter Morgan.
23The 8th of 10 children.
24Got his nickname when his brothers shortened the word "boar" - as in "wild boar."
25Is illegitimate; didn't meet his father until he was 11.
26Graduated from Auburn University in 1995
27Named as running back on THE SPORTING NEWS college All-America team
28Named College Football Player of the Year by THE SPORTING NEWS
29Winner of Heisman Trophy
30Professional football and baseball player.
31First man to be named to both the Baseball All-Star game and the NFL's Pro Bowl


Quotes

#Quote
1Set your goals high and don't stop 'til you get there.


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Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Pandora Project1998Manson
Fakin' Da Funk1997Reverend Cecil
The Sentinel1996TV SeriesTruck Brower
The Chamber1996Sgt. Clyde Packer
Married with Children1996TV SeriesCalvin Farquhar
Moesha1996TV SeriesMr. Porter
Diagnosis Murder1995TV SeriesTy Bradford
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1994TV SeriesBo Jackson

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
AT&T: College Football2015Video shortHimself
30 for 302012-2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Bo, Barkley and the Big Hurt2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Mike & Mike2013TV SeriesHimself
The Players Club2012TV MovieHimself
Roll Tide/War Eagle2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
ESPN Friday Night Fights2011TV SeriesHimself - Audience Member
Prime 92009-2010TV SeriesHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Pros vs. Joes2006TV SeriesHimself
Retrosexual: The 80's2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
The Sports List2004TV SeriesHimself - Guest Speaker
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2004TV SeriesHimself
The Bear: The Legend of Coach Paul Bryant2001TV Movie documentaryHimself (Interviewed)
Inside Schwartz2001TV SeriesHimself
Dick Schaap: Flashing Before my Eyes2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2000TV Series documentaryHimself
The Greatest Commercials of All Time1999TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1994TV SeriesHimself
Sunday Night Baseball1993-1994TV SeriesHimself - California Angels Left Fielder / Himself - Chicago White Sox Center Fielder
Good Guys and Winners Wear Black: The 1993 Division Champion Chicago White Sox1993VideoHimself
1993 American League Championship Series1993TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Chicago White Sox Designated Hitter
Ebony/Jet Showcase1988-1993TV SeriesHimself
Bo Knows Bo1991DocumentaryHimself
Baseball 1991: A Video Yearbook1991VideoHimself
One on One with John Tesh1991TV SeriesHimself
ProStars1991TV SeriesHimself (1991)
Big Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake1991TV MovieHimself
The NFL on NBC1990TV SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Raiders Running Back
NFL Monday Night Football1987-1990TV SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Raiders Running Back / Himself - Los Angeles Raiders Fullback
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1990TV SeriesHimself
ESPN's Sunday Night Football1987-1989TV SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Raiders Running Back / Himself - Los Angeles Raiders Fullback
The NFL on CBS1988-1989TV SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Raiders Running Back / Himself - Los Angeles Raiders Fullback
1989 MLB All-Star Game1989TV SpecialHimself - AL Left Fielder
1987 NFL Draft1987TV MovieHimself - 183rd Overall Pick
1986 NFL Draft1986TV SpecialHimself - 1st Overall Pick
1986 Cotton Bowl1986TV MovieHimself - Auburn Tigers Tailback
1984 Sugar Bowl1984TV MovieHimself - Auburn Tigers Running Back

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Football Life2016TV SeriesHimself
30 for 30 Shorts2015TV Series documentary shortHimself
Rome Is Burning2009TV SeriesHimself
ESPN Outside the Lines Nightly2006TV SeriesHimself - Baseball Player
All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever!1994TV SpecialHimself
The 50 Greatest Home Runs in Baseball History1992Video documentaryHimself

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