Doug Flutie Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Douglas Richard Flutie was born on the 23rd October 1962 in Manchester, Maryland USA, of part-Lebanese descent. He earned his popularity and net worth as a professional football player in the NFL, USFL and CFL leagues. Over the course of his career, he was a member of the teams such as the Chicago Bears, New England Patriots and BC Lions among others. He was active as a football player from 1985 to 2006 when he retired.

Have you ever wondered how rich Doug Flutie is? According to sources, it is estimated that Doug Flutie`s overall net worth is $10 million, an amount earned largely through his successful career in football.

Doug Flutie Net Worth $10 Million

Flutie family changed their whereabouts frequently in Doug`s early years. When he was six years old, they moved to Melbourne Beach, Florida. Doug attended middle school in Florida and was a star on the football team, which resulted in them winning the Brevard County Championship twice. Doug`s father was the aerospace engineer, and because of the crumbling space program during the 1970s, the family had to move again, this time to Natick, Massachusetts, where Doug attended the Natick High School. During his high school days, he continued to develop his football skills; however he was also a member of the basketball and baseball teams.

After high school, Flutie enrolled at Boston College and played football for the college team, competing in Division I-A. He left his name written down in college history as he won several awards that also influenced on his popularity. In his senior year he was named the Player Of The Year, winning the Heisman Trophy and Maxwell Award. In honor of his achievements Boston College has built a statue of Doug outside the Alumni Stadium, furthermore, his jersey number 22 was retired from the football team.

Upon graduation from college, he entered the professional league as a member of the New Jersey Generals of the USFL in 1985. His short episode with a team didn`t get him anywhere near his college heights, however, when the league folded in 1986, he was selected by the Los Angeles Rams and then traded to the Chicago Bears. Doug wore Bears uniform only five times in two seasons, until eventually being traded to the New England Patriots in 1987. After another disappointing season, he decided to leave NFL and join the Canadian football league, signing with the BC Lions. Flutie spent 8 seasons in CFL, also playing for the Calgary Stampeders and Toronto Argonauts. He became one of the greatest players of the CFL which considerably increased his net worth. Doug was a three- times Grey Cup Champion and was named Grey Cup MVP three times too. As a result of his successful career in the CFL, he was inducted into Canadian Football Hall Of Fame in 2007.

In 1998 he returned to the NFL as a member of the Buffalo Bills, his numbers improved and as a result, he was selected for the 1998 Pro Bowl game, his only appearance. Despite his improvement on the field, he was traded to the San Diego Chargers in 2001; however he was released from the club in 2005. Then he went on to sign with the New England Patriots, however, he ended up as a backup for Tom Brady, and eventually retired at the end of the season.

Overall, his career can be regarded as a successful one; in 1985 he became the highest paid Pro-football player, earning $7 million in five years, furthermore to his net worth, Doug was the highest paid football player in the CFL, as he was earning $1 million a year when he signed with the Calgary Stampeders.

When it comes to his personal life, Doug has been married to Laurie Forte since 1985. They have a son and daughter. His son has been diagnosed with autism, and in his honor, Doug has established a foundation The Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism.

Quick Facts

Birth date: October 23, 1962
Birth place: Manchester, Maryland, United States
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.77 m)
Weight:181 lbs (82 kg)
Profession:American football player
Education:Natick High School, Boston College
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Laurie Fortier (m. 1985)
Children:Alexa Flutie, Doug Flutie Jr
Siblings:Darren Flutie, Bill Flutie, Denise Flutie
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame in 2009.
2Selected by the Los Angeles Rams 285th overall in the 1985 NFL Draft. Flutie is the lowest-drafted Heisman Trophy winner.
3In 2006, Flutie was named the greatest player in CFL history. He was ranked #1 by a panel that selected the league's top 50 players. His younger brother Darren Flutie ranked #50.
4Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2007.
5Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Hall of Fame in 2007-08.
6His daughter, Alexa Flutie, was selected as a New England Patriots cheerleader [April 2011].
7Inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 2008.
8Inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 2007.
9Older brother of Darren Flutie.
10Attended Natick High School in Natick, Massachusetts.
11Won the Heisman Trophy, the Walter Camp Award, the Maxwell Award , and the Davey O'Brien Award in 1984 while playing for Boston College. First Division I quarterback to pass for 10,000 yards in his college career.
12Signed one year contract with New England Patriots (29 April 2005).
13Played in the CFL with the British Columbia Lions (1990-1991, the Calgary Stampeders (1992-1995), and the Toronto Argonauts (1996-1997).
14Played in the NFL with the Chicago Bears (1986), the New England Patriots (1987-1989), the Buffalo Bills (1998-2000) and the San Diego Chargers (2001-2005)
15Professional football player.
16Represented by super-agent Bob Woolf, he signed to a 5-year, $7 million contract by Donald Trump to play for Trump's New Jersey Generals of the upstart USFL. It was the richest contract in pro football at the time. [February 1985].
17Son, Doug Jr., b. 1992, diagnosed as autistic at age 3


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Filmography

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Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wicked Bites2014TV Series

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Off the Record2006TV SeriesHimself
Pardon the Interruption2006TV SeriesHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2001-2005TV Series documentaryHimself
NFL Monday Night Football1986-2005TV SeriesHimself - New England Patriots Quarterback / Himself - Buffalo Bills Quarterback / Himself - Chicago Bears Quarterback
NFL on FOX2005TV SeriesHimself - New England Patriots Quarterback
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Unleashing the Mean Machine2005Video shortHimself
City of Champions: The Best of Boston Sports2005VideoHimself
The J-K Conspiracy2004Himself
Listen Up2004TV SeriesHimself
Night of Too Many Stars2003TV MovieHimself
Second String2002TV MovieHimself
The NFL on CBS1999-2001TV SeriesHimself - San Diego Chargers Quarterback / Himself - Buffalo Bills Quarterback
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2001TV SeriesHimself
The Howard Stern Radio Show2001TV SeriesHimself
ESPN's Sunday Night Football1988-2000TV SeriesHimself - Buffalo Bills Quarterback / Himself - New England Patriots Quarterback
Arli$$2000TV SeriesHimself
The Superstars1999TV MovieHimself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1999TV SeriesHimself
ABC Sports College Football1999TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1998TV SeriesHimself
Margarita Bowl1998TV MovieHimself
ESPN College Football Thursday Primetime1997TV SeriesHimself - Color Commentator
84th Grey Cup1996TV MovieHimself - Toronto Argonauts Quarterback(MVP)
1994 Sun Bowl1994TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
The NFL on NBC1988TV SeriesHimself - New England Patriots Quarterback
1985 NFL Draft1985TV MovieHimself - 285th Overall Pick
1985 Cotton Bowl1985TV MovieHimself - Boston College Eagles Quarterback
The Michael Kay Show2017TV SeriesHimself
Time to Schein2017TV SeriesHimself
Dancing with the Stars2016TV SeriesHimself - Contestant
Good Morning America2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
AT&T: College Football2015Video shortHimself
2014 NFL Pro Bowl2014TV SpecialHimself
Boston Strong an Evening of Support and Celebration2013TV MovieHimself
2013 NFL Pro Bowl2013TV SpecialHimself - Commentator
Mike & Mike2012TV SeriesHimself - NBC Sports College Football Analyst
A Football Life2012TV SeriesHimself
2012 NFL Pro Bowl2012TV SpecialHimself - Commentator
30 for 302009TV Series documentaryHimself - Quarterback, New Jersey Generals
2009 International Bowl2009TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
The Girls Next Door2008TV SeriesHimself - Former NFL Quarterback
Larry King Live2008TV SeriesHimself
2007 Valero Alamo Bowl2007TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2007 International Bowl2007TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2006 AutoZone Liberty Bowl2006TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
30 for 302016TV Series documentaryHimself
The Making of Trump2015TV Movie documentaryHimself

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