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Birth date: February 3, 1945
Birth place: Evansville, Indiana, United States
Height: 1.85 m
Weight:86 kg
Profession:American football player
Education:Purdue University
Nationality:American
Spouse:Shay Griese (m. 1994), Judi Griese (m. ?–1988)
Children:Brian Griese
Parents:Ida Griese, Sylverious Griese
Siblings:Bill Griese

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Robert Allen “Bob” Griese is a former American football quarterback, born on 3rd February 1945 in Evansville, Indiana, USA. He earned All-American honors with the Purdue Boilermakers and was drafted by the American Football League’s Miami Dolphins in 1967, subsequently leading the Dolphins to two Super Bowl victories and three consecutive Super Bowl appearances. In 1984 he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame and Indiana Football Hall of Fame, and six years later into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Griese later worked for ESPN as a college football television commentator.

Have you ever wondered how rich Bob Griese is? According to sources, it has been estimated that Bob Griese’s net worth is over $5 million, acquired through an extraordinarily successful sports career, which actively spanned nearly 15 years. Apart from this, Griese has made a notable career as a commentator and television personality, which has added to his net worth.

Bob Griese Net Worth $5 Million

As a young boy, Bob primarily played baseball and excelled as a pitcher. During his schooling at Rex Mundi High School, Griese also played basketball and football, and earned 12 varsity letters for the Monarchs. In 1963, he led the American Legion baseball team to the American League Baseball World Series, and his basketball team reached first place during the 1962-3 season. Bob was named All-Sectional in his high school career and after being propositioned by several colleges for football, Griese decided to attend Purdue University. He studied business management, joining the Sigma Chi Fraternity, and became a three-sport star – he pitched for the college’s baseball team, played guard on the basketball team, and quarterback, punter and kicker for their football team. His success was so impressive that he ranks no.10 in all time scoring at Purdue University, and was a two-time All-American, plus being awarded the Big Ten Medal of Honor for his excellence in academics and athletics.

In the 1967 Common Draft, Bob was the fourth selected player, by the AFL’s Miami Dolphins. During his first few seasons, Griese became an AFL All-Star and earned AFC-NFC Pro Bowl honors. It was in 1971 that he helped the team enter the Super Bowl and was voted the Most Valuable Player in the NFL, being awarded the Jim Thorpe trophy. Bob easily led his team to the Super Bowl one more time in 1974, when they won against the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl VIII.

During his years with the Miami Dolphins, Griese became known as the “Thinking Man’s Quarterback” due to his brilliant play, and thanks to him, the Dolphins achieved the highest winning percentage during the ‘70s. Throughout his 14 professional seasons, Bob was a two times All-Pro and a six-time Dolphins’ MVP. He played in six Pro Bowls and two AFL All-Star games. His number 12 was retired in 1985 during a “Monday Night Football” game on ABC. He was eventually asked to stay on the team as assistant coach in 1981, which he accepted.

After his retirement, Griese worked as an announcer for NBC Sports and providing color commentary on ABC sports and ESPN. He eventually became one of the best commentators in the country. He finally retired in February 2011.

When it comes to his private life, Bob married his college classmate Judi Lassus in June 1967 and has three sons; Judi died in 1988 after suffering from breast cancer. Griese now lives in Jupiter, Florida and Banner Elk, North Carolina, with his second wife, Shay.


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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Taming the Bull: The John Bramlett Story2013DocumentaryHimself
2011 TicketCity Bowl2011TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2010 Texas Bowl2010TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2010 Outback Bowl2010TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2009 Meineke Car Care Bowl2009TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
Mike & Mike2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
2008 Chick-fil-A Bowl2008TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2008 Champs Sports Bowl2008TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2007 Chick-fil-A Bowl2007TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2007 Pioneer PureVision Las Vegas Bowl2007TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2007 Capital One Bowl2007TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2006 Champs Sports Bowl2006TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2006TV Series documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Super Bowl XXXVII2003TV MovieHimself - Ceremonial Coin Toss
2002 FedEx Orange Bowl2002TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2000 FedEx Orange Bowl2000TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
1999 Rose Bowl1999TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
1998 Rose Bowl1998TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
1996 Rose Bowl1996TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
1995 Rose Bowl1995TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
1994 Rose Bowl1994TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
1991 Army-Navy Game1991TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
1991 Rose Bowl1991TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
1989 Jeep Eagle Aloha Bowl1989TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
Super Bowl XXIII1989TV MovieHimself - Ceremonial Coin Toss
1988 USF&G Sugar Bowl1988TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
1987 Jeep Eagle Aloha Bowl1987TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
1986 AFC Championship Game1987TV MovieHimself - Sideline Reporter
1987 Sunkist Fiesta Bowl1987TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
Super Bowl XX1986TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
1985 AFC Championship Game1986TV MovieHimself - Sideline Reporter
1985 Fiesta Bowl1985TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
1984 Fiesta Bowl1984TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
NFL Monday Night Football1970-1979TV SeriesHimself - Miami Dolphins Quarterback
ESPN College Football1979TV SeriesHimself
The NFL on CBS1978TV SeriesHimself - Miami Dolphins Quarterback
The NFL on NBC1967-1977TV SeriesHimself - Miami Dolphins Quarterback
Super Bowl VIII1974TV MovieHimself - Miami Dolphins Quarterback
1973 AFC Championship Game1973TV MovieHimself - Miami Dolphins Quarterback
Super Bowl VII1973TV SpecialHimself - Miami Dolphins Quarterback
1972 AFC Championship Game1972TV SpecialHimself - Miami Dolphins Quarterback
Super Bowl VI1972TV MovieHimself - Miami Dolphins Quarterback
1971 AFC Championship Game1972TV SpecialHimself - Miami Dolphins Quarterback
1971 NFL Pro Bowl1971TV MovieHimself - AFC Quarterback
1967 Rose Bowl1967TV MovieHimself - Purdue Boilermakers Quarterback
ABC's College Football1966TV SeriesHimself
The Ed Sullivan Show1965TV SeriesHimself - Football Player

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Rome Is Burning2008TV SeriesHimself

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#Fact
1Father of Brian Griese.
2Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1984.
3Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1990.
4Uniform number 12 retired by the Dolphins.
5Runner up to 1966 Heisman Trophy winner Steve Spurrier.
6All-America quarterback at Purdue University, 1964-1966.
7Completed 19 of 22 passes against Notre Dame in 1965 in a 25-21 win for Purdue.
8Led the Purdue Boilermakers to a 14-13 win over USC in the 1967 Rose Bowl.
9Led NFL in Passing Touchdowns (22) in 1977.
10Member of 1971 AFC Champion Miami Dolphins team. Member of Super Bowl VII and VIII Champion Miami Dolphins teams. Member of 1974 and 1979 AFC East Division Champion Miami Dolphins teams.
11Ranks 56th on NFL All-Time Passer Rating List (77.14).
12Ranks 12th on NFL All-Time Yards Lost List (2,930).
13Ranks 24th on NFL All-Time Times Sacked List (335).
14Ranks 39th on NFL All-Time Passes Intercepted List (172).
15Ranks 34th on NFL All-Time Passing Touchdowns List (192).
16Ranks 58th on NFL All-Time Gross Yards Passing List (25,092).
17Ranks 52nd on NFL All-Time Pass Completions List (1,926).
18Ranks 54th on NFL All-Time Passing Attempts List (3,429).
19Quarterback for the Miami Dolphins (1967-1980).


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