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David M. Pollack was born on the 19th June 1984, in New Brunswick, New Jersey USA, and is probably best recognized for being a retired professional American Football player, for just two seasons in the position of linebacker for the National Football League (NFL) team – the Cincinnati Bengals. Previously, he played college football for the University of Georgia. His professional playing career was active from 2005 to 2006.
So, have you ever wondered how rich David Pollack is? According to sources, it has been estimated that the total size of David’s net worth is over $500,000, as of mid-2016. His successful involvement in the sports industry as a professional football player is the main source of this amount of money, but other sources are from some his business ventures, and his career as a sports analyst.
David Pollack Net Worth $500,000
David Pollack spent his childhood in Snellville, Georgia, where he attended Shiloh High School, distinguishing himself in playing basketball, football and wrestling. In his senior year, thanks to his accomplishments in football, he was named a Class 5A all-state selection, as well as the Defensive Lineman of the Year by the Atlanta Touchdown Club. Upon matriculation, he enrolled at the University of Georgia, where he continued to play football for the college team, and was named three times All-American in three consecutive seasons 2002-04. He also received Ted Hendricks Award, Lott Trophy, Lombardi Award, etc. David finished his college football career with 36 sacks, setting a record in NCAA history. He graduated with a BA degree in History.
Following graduation, David entered the 2005 NFL Draft, in which he was selected as the 17th overall pick by the Cincinnati Bengals, and his net worth was established. In his first season, David was a bench player until the sixth game, when he was brought on as a starter in the position of a linebacker. For the rest of the season, he had 4.5 sacks and 28 tackles. His second season was his last one, as he suffered a career ending injury in a match against the Cleveland Browns, when in making a tackle he broke sixth cervical vertebrae. The team’s medical staff took him out from the field, as he couldn’t move. He underwent surgery and managed to recover, but his playing time was over.
Following his retirement, David ventured into the business industry, starting the company FanBan, which produces sports banners and team logos, mainly of college football teams, contributing to his net worth.
He has also became a sports analyst and commentator; as early as 2008, he started working as a sports talk-show host in “The Zone”, aired on Atlanta’s 790. That year, David also started his career on CBS, commentating on college football games. In 2011 he began working for ESPN, working on the show “College Game Day”, and also began hosting the “Palmer and Pollack” show, increasing further his net worth. Since 2012 he has been a part of “Thursday Night Football”, joining Jesse Palmer, Samantha Steele and Rece Davis.
Speaking about his personal life, David Pollack is married to writer Lindsey Pollack, and he is the father of one child. His current residence is in Georgia. David is also known for his charity work, as he donates money to the Young Men’s Christian Association.