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John Elway Net Worth, Biography & Wiki in 2017

How rich is John Elway?

John Elway net worth:
$160 Million

John Elway's salary (annual):
$3 Million

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John Elway Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

John Albert Elway Jr. was born on 28 June 1960, in Port Angeles, Washington State USA, and is an ex- American Footballer who played in the position of quarterback, and is noted for leading the Denver Broncos to two Super Bowl victories. Currently, Elway serves as the general manager of the Broncos, and in 2016 won his third Super Bowl with the franchise.

So just how rich is John Elway? Celebrity dot money estimates that Elway’s net worth is over $160 million dollars, while his annual salary is as much as $3 million. Elway has accumulated most of his net worth during his career as a professional football player, exclusively with the Broncos from 1983 to 1998, plus several business interests.

John Elway Net Worth $160 Million

John’s father, Jack Elway, served as a high school head coach, and later became an assistant NFL coach, and worked at Montana and Washington State Universities. Elway’s childhood depended a lot on his father’s job, as the whole family had to move according to their father’s employment location. However, they spent most of the time in Montana, Washington, and in the San Fernando Valley, where John Elway attended the Granada Hills High School. In school, Elway became interested primarily in football and baseball, even taking part in the Major League Baseball Draft in 1979, and was chosen by the Kansas City Royals. On matriculating from high school, Elway continued his studies at Stanford University, where he had more opportunities to showcase his baseball skills. Once again he entered the MLB Draft in 1981, and was selected by the New York Yankees. However, when he graduated with a degree in economics, he decided to pursue a career in American Football instead, and upon entering the 1983 NFL Draft, was picked by the Baltimore Colts, who then traded him to the Denver Broncos. As a player, John Elway stayed with the Broncos until 1998, when he finished his professional football career, and then returned to the team in 2011 as an Executive Vice President of Football Operations.

From his first season, Elway proved himself to be a skillful football player. Over the years, John Elway managed to become a Super Bowl champion twice, in 1997 when the Broncos secured their first ever title, and again in ‘98, when he also became the oldest player – at 38 – to score a touchdown in the Super Bowl. He was an AFC champion five times, NFL MVP in 1987, UPI AFC Player of the Year two times, and was the Super Bowl MVP in 1998. He was selected nine times to the Pro Bowl, a Bronco’s record. At his retirement, he had recorded the most wins ever by a starting quarterback. Later John Elway was inducted into the Denver Broncos Ring of Fame, Colorado Sports Hall of Fame, as well as the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004.

In addition to being a professional football player, John Elway did not shy away from business opportunities. In 2002, he bought out a co-ownership of another American Football team, the Colorado Crush, remaining as such until the Arena Football League (AFL) was cancelled in 2008. Elway also owns several restaurants named “Elway’s”, which are located in Denver. To contribute to his wealth, Elway began endorsing LASIK eye surgery, and also became a spokesman for “OpenSports.com” website.

In his personal life, John was married to Janet Buchan from 1984 until 2003 – they have four children. He has been married to Paige Green since 2009.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Extreme Adventures of Super Dave2000VideoJohn Elway
KaBlam!1998TV SeriesJohn Elway

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
John Elway's Team Quarterback1988Video Game technical advisor

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gleason2016DocumentaryHimself
A Football Life2014TV SeriesHimself - Pro Football Hall of Fame Quarterback
Fox News Sunday2014TV SeriesHimself
Mike & Mike2010-2013TV SeriesHimself - Telephone Interviewee / Himself - Denver Broncos Executive VP of Football Operations
Cavuto on Business2012TV SeriesHimself
The Great Food Truck Race2011TV SeriesHimself - Former NFL Quarterback
Year of the Quarterback2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Joe Buck Live2009TV SeriesHimself
18th Annual American Century Championship2007TV Mini-SeriesHimself
The States2007TV Series documentaryHimself (Colorado)
Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race2007TV SeriesHimself
WWE Raw2007TV SeriesHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2005-2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Resurrecting the Champ2007Himself
Minister of Defense: The Reggie White Story2006Video documentaryHimself
The Girls Next Door2006TV SeriesHimself
ESPN Outside the Lines2006TV SeriesHimself
17th Annual American Century Championship2006TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race2006TV MovieHimself
Super Bowl XL2006TV SpecialHimself
CenterStage2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
16th Annual American Century Championship2005TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Las Vegas2005TV SeriesHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2000-2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2001TV SeriesHimself
NFL Xtreme 21999Video GameHimself (voice)
Super Bowl XXXIII1999TV SpecialHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
1998 AFC Championship Game1999TV MovieHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
NFL Monday Night Football1984-1998TV SeriesHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
ESPN's Sunday Night Football1987-1998TV SeriesHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
Late Show with David Letterman1998TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XXXII1998TV MovieHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
1997 AFC Championship Game1998TV MovieHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
The NFL on NBC1984-1997TV SeriesHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
TNT Sunday Night Football1990-1996TV SeriesHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
Home Improvement1994TV SeriesHimself
1991 AFC Championship Game1992TV SpecialHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
The NFL on CBS1986-1991TV SeriesHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
Super Bowl XXIV1990TV MovieHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
1989 AFC Championship Game1990TV MovieHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
Donahue1989TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XXII1988TV SpecialHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
1987 AFC Championship Game1988TV MovieHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
Super Bowl XXI1987TV SpecialHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
1986 AFC Championship Game1987TV MovieHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
1983 NFL Draft1983TV SpecialHimself - 1st Overall Pick

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
30 for 302014-2016TV Series documentaryHimself
Mike & Mike2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - Denver Broncos Executive VP of Football Operations
A Football Life2012TV SeriesHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Girls Next Door2006TV SeriesHimself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself

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#Fact
1Named Executive Vice President of Football Operations for the Denver Broncos. [January 2011]
2Commentator for NBC Sports (Arena Football)
3Son of Jack Elway.
4Engaged to former Oaklands Raiders cheerleader Paige Green [September 28, 2008].
5Shares graduation from Granada Hills High School with actor 'Ossie beck' and Robert Englund
6Has a star on the Pullman [Washington] Walk of Fame. Was a quarterback on the Pullman High School football team when his father was coaching at Washington State University.
7Drafted by the Kansas City Royals out of high school, he opted to attend Stanford on a football scholarship. He spent 1982 playing in the Class A New York-Penn League with the Oneonta Yankees before deciding to play in the NFL.
8Ranks 41st on NFL All-Time Passer Rating List (79.86).
9Ranks 3rd on NFL All-Time Yards Lost List (3,785).
10Ranks 2nd on NFL All-Time Times Sacked List (516).
11Ranks 4th on NFL All-Time Touchdown Passes List (300).
12Ranks 2nd on NFL All-Time Gross Yards Passing List (51,475).
13Ranks 3rd on NFL All-Time Pass Completions List (4,123).
14Ranks 2nd on NFL All-Time Pass Attempts List (7,250).
15Attended Stanford University
16Both his mother's and ex-wife's name is Janet.
17Over 256 games, he was sacked 559 times - more than any quarterback ever.
18Has a football field named for him at Granada (California) Hills High School.
19Born 11 minutes before his twin sister, Jana, who died in 2002.
20Elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004.
21Uniform number 7 retired by the Broncos.
22Final game was Super Bowl 33, in which his Broncos defeated the Atlanta Falcons 34-19. He was crowned MVP of the game.
23Part of the 1983 NFL "Quaterback Class", which saw six QBs drafted in the first round: Elway, Todd Blackledge, Jim Kelly, Tony Eason, Ken O'Brien, and Dan Marino.
24Denver Broncos All-Time Passing Yards Leader (51,475 yards).
25Member of 1987 and 1989 AFC Champion Denver Broncos teams. Member of 1984, 1986 and 1991 AFC Western Division Division Champion Denver Broncos teams.
26Was drafted 1st overall by the Baltimore Colts, then traded to the Denver Broncos for Chris Hinton.
27He and his ex-wife, Janet Elway, have four children: daughters Jessica, Jordan, Juliana (JuJu) and a son, Jack.
28He along with Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen and Colorado Avalanche owner Stanley Kroenke are part owners of the Arena Football League's Colorado Crush, he is the CEO of the franchise
29Super Bowl XXXIII MVP, which was his final game
30Led the Denver Broncos to 2 Super Bowl titles in 97 and 98
31Led Broncos to 5 Super Bowl appearances, a record for a quarterback
32Known for 4th quarter comebacks
33Quarterback for the NFL's Denver Broncos (1983-1999).

#Quote
1On Art Modell moving the Cleveland Browns to Baltimore, "It was actually a good thing for me because I was no longer the most hated person by the city of Cleveland."


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