Joe Namath whose nickname was Broadway Joe former American footballer and actor. He used to play football for the University of Alabama Then he started his professional career playing for both the National Football League (NFL) and American Football League (AFL). Namath has played for the New York Jets as well as Los Angeles Rams. Now let’s have a close look at Joe Namath’s net worth in 2018.
Namath was born in 1943 on 31st May to Rose and Janos Andrew Namath. His birthplace as well as where he grew up in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. The place is 30 miles northwest of Pittsburgh. His parents divorced.
Joe had three siblings, and he was the oldest. Also, he had an older sister who was adopted.
He attended Beaver Falls High School. There, he played baseball. He graduated in 1961. After that, he got favor from Major League Baseball teams which included Indians, pirates, Yankees, Red, and Phillies. However, he settled for football.
Namath later joined the University of Alabama. They had offered him a scholarship. He graduated in 1964.
In 1983, Namath and Deborah met while he was taking a voice class. She changed her name to Tatiana afterward. Their age differences were almost two decades. They got two children, Jessica and Olivia. The marriage ended in 2000.
He started his college football career in 1962. Namath was the quarterback of the Alabama Crimson Tide. He played for the University of Alabama in 1964. His coach was Bryant, and his offensive coordinator was Howard Schnellenberger.
Between 1965 and 1976, he was playing for the New York Sets. A World Football League team, Chicago Winds had offered him a deal, but he declined it.
Nathan was released by the jets. He joined the Los Angeles Rams. In 1977 on 12th May, he signed his contract with the Los Angeles Rams. He incurred a great loss and ended up being benched for the rest of season. The team was playing for the Chicago Bears. Joe retired eventually.
In 1969, he was a host of The Joe Namath Show. That is when he started his acting career. The following year, he, Ann-Margret and William Smith starred in C.C. and Company. He then appeared in The Waverly Wonders in 1978.
His guest appearances were in films such as The Love Boat, Here’s Lucy, The Flip Wilson Show. The Dean Martin Show, The A-Team as well as Kate is Allie. Others include in The Brady Bunch, Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In, The Simpsons and ALF among others.
Awards & Achievements
Joe Namath is a two-time winner of titles such as Second-team All-AFL, AFL passing yards leader, and AFL Most Valuable Player. In 1965, Joe was the Rookie of the year. Three years later he became an AFL champion, NFL passing touchdowns and Second-team All-Pro. For three consecutive years, 1967, 1968 and 1969, and in 1965 Namath was an AFL All-Star. In 1968, he was both First-team. All-AFL and AFL champion.
Net Worth of Joe Namath
Joe Namath has an estimated net worth of over $20 million. At first, he was playing college football. Then, he started his professional career in 1965. He played football for over a decade. Namath made earnings from the contacts that he signed with the two teams that he played for though not simultaneously. Later he joined the acting arena. They paid him for portraying various roles in films and television series.
Namath is an award-winning, champion and champion who used to play football. Before he began playing soccer, he had shown much interest in baseball. He played for two teams namely New York Jets and Los Angeles Rams. After retiring, Joe embarked on his football career. His playing skills were incredible until he incurred several injuries.