Todd Blackledge Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Todd Alan Blackledge was born on 25 February 1961, in Canton, Ohio USA, and is a retired professional American Football player, known from playing as a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) from 1983 to 1989. He also helped the Penn State Nittany Lions to a national championship. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Todd Blackledge? As of mid-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $2 million, mostly earned through a successful career in professional football, playing for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Pittsburgh Steelers. As he continues his endeavors, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.

Todd Blackledge Net Worth $2 million

Todd is the son of former NFL assistant coach Ron Blackledge. He attended Princeton High School and then North Canton Hoover High School from which he matriculated in 1979. He enrolled at Penn State where he would become a three-year starter. He helped the Nittany Lions to a 31-5 record leading to a 1982 national championship, and won the Davey O’Brien Award for the best quarterback in the nation.

Blackledge joined the 1983 NFL Draft, and was selected as the seventh overall pick by the Kansas City Chiefs. He played for five seasons with the Chiefs, and then ended his career with the Pittsburgh Steelers for which he played from 1988 to 1989. During his time in the NFL, his net worth increased significantly; he was in the draft class which included John Elway, Dan Marino and Hall of Famer Jim Kelley.

After his professional football career, Todd went into broadcasting which would help in building his net worth. He hosted radio sports talk shows on Ohio’s WHBC and Cleveland’s WKNR. He also did analyst work for EPSN and the Big East Network. In 1994, he became a college football analyst for ABC Sports, a role he held until 1998. Afterwards, he became a part of CBS Sports eventually the lead analyst for college football coverage. His next work would be as part of “ESPN College Football Saturday Primetime”, in which he was part of the first team. This led him to be featured in the segment “Todd’s Taste of the Town”, in which he visits local restaurants. According to an interview he gave, it was one of his most challenging broadcasting appearances. In 2013, he launched an official website – – and also wrote a book entitled “Taste of the Town: A Guided Tour of College Football’s Best Places to Eat”, which was released in the same year.

In 2014, Todd then tried his hand at a coaching career, becoming a head varsity basketball coach at Hoover High School.

For his personal life, it is known that Todd is married to Cherie and they have four children. He has been inducted into the Academic All-America Hall of Fame and sits on the Board of Visitors for Penn State’s Center for Sports Journalism. He was also rewarded with an NCAA Silver Anniversary Award, given to student-athletes who excelled in both their studies and professional careers. He is a Christian and often quotes a verse from the Bible during his daily tweets.

Quick Facts

Birth date: February 25, 1961
Birth place: Canton, Ohio, USA
Profession:American football quarterback
Education:Pennsylvania State University
Spouse:Cherie Blackledge
Parents:Ron Blackledge, Linda Saccucci
TV shows:ESPN College Football Saturday Primetime Since, College Football Live, ESPN Greatest Games: Penn State, Sugar Bowl

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2004EmmySports Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports Personality - Sports Event Analyst




Mike & Mike2011-2015TV SeriesHimself - ESPN College Football Analyst / Himself - Telephone Interviewee / Himself - ESPN College Basketball Analyst
2013 Valero Alamo Bowl2013TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2013 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl2013TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2012 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl2012TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2012 Allstate Sugar Bowl2012TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2011 Chick-fil-A Bowl2011TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2011 Allstate Sugar Bowl2011TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2011 Capital One Bowl2011TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2010 Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl2010TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2010 Capital One Bowl2010TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2009 Champs Sports Bowl2009TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2009 Capital One Bowl2009TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2008 Pioneer Las Vegas Bowl2008TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2008 Capital One Bowl2008TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2007 Champs Sports Bowl2007TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2006 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl2006TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2006TV Series documentaryHimself
2005 Vitalis Sun Bowl2005TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2003 Wells Fargo Sun Bowl2003TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2002 Wells Fargo Sun Bowl2002TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2001 Wells Fargo Sun Bowl2001TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2000 Wells Fargo Sun Bowl2000TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
2000 Army-Navy Game2000TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
1999 Wells Fargo Sun Bowl1999TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
1999 Army-Navy Game1999TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
1997 Builders Square Alamo Bowl1997TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
1996 Aloha Bowl1996TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
1995 Army-Navy Game1995TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
1993 Builders Square Alamo Bowl1993TV MovieHimself - Color Commentator
The NFL on NBC1986-1987TV SeriesHimself - Kansas City Chiefs Quarterback
The NFL on CBS1983TV SeriesHimself - Kansas City Chiefs Quarterback
1983 NFL Draft1983TV SpecialHimself - 7th Overall Pick

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

ESPN SportsCentury2003TV Series documentaryHimself

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