Boomer Esiason, named Norman Julius Esiason at birth, is an American football player who retired a few years back, after a professional playing career spanning fourteen long years during which he played for reputed teams, like “St. Louis Cardinals”, “New York Jets” and “Cincinnati Bengals” among others. He is currently a network color commentator and has appeared on Monday Night Football as well as World League of American Football. Let’s have a close look on Boomer Esiason’s net worth in 2018.
Boomer Esiason Early Life
Boomer Esiason was born on the 16th of April in the year 1962 in the city of East Islip in New York, U.S.A., which is where he spent most of his childhood. Esiason attended two schools in his life; Timber Point Elementary for his elementary education and for higher education he went to The East Islip High School from where he graduated in the year 1979. In high school, Boomer was quite famous, as he was a three-sport player. He played football, basketball and baseball with equal flair. He was given the nick name, ‘Boomer” by his mother even before he was born, as when she was pregnant with him, he used to constantly kick in the womb. Boomer Esiason has kept the sweet nickname ever since.
Boomer Esiason married the love of his life, Cheryl in the year 1986. The couple welcomed two children into their lives, a boy and a girl named Gunner and Sydney, respectively.
Boomer Esiason also started the ‘Boomer Esiason Foundation’ for raising awareness of cystic fibrosis, which his son, Gunner was diagnosed with as a baby and later recovered from. Sydney Boomer is betrothed to Matt Martin, who is the enforcer for the Toronto Maple Leaves.
Boomer Esiason Career, Awards & Achievement
After playing all the three sports in high school, Boomer Esiason proceeded to play football in the University of Maryland and went on to make seventeen records. Boomer got his B. A. degree when he graduated in the year 1984.
In his career, Boomer Esiason has played with three teams and twice with one of them. He played for the “Cincinnati Bengals” for eight years, from 1984 to 1992. One of his famous wins was against “Houston Oilers”, when he led his team to a 13-3 win. From 1993 to 1995, Boomer played for the “New York Jets”. In 1995, in a game against the “Buffalo Bills”, he was seriously injured and was unable to play for a couple of months. After leaving the Jets, Esiason started playing for “Arizona Cardinals” in 1996 and got back with the “Cincinnati Bengals” in 1997.
Awards & Achievement
Boomer has won several awards and achieved great heights in his fourteen-year long career in football. Some of his achievements are mentioned below:
• In the year 1988, he was awarded the NFL Most Valuable Player Award.
• In the year 1995, he was given the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.
• Boomer is famous for holding several NFL career records.
• Boomer was given the Distinguished Alumnus Award in the year 1999.
• Four of the Pro Bowl games were also named to Boomer Esiason in the years 1986, 1988, 1989 and 1993.
Net Worth of Boomer Esiason
In his remarkable career as a football quarterback, Boomer Esiason has managed to gain a net worth of a considerable $18 million. After retiring, he has been making television appearances as an analyst.
Boomer Esiason is considered amongst the most successful quarterbacks in the history of NFL in America. In the post merger era, Boomer Esiason was named the twenty fifth greatest quarterback, according to Football Nation. Boomer Esiason was indeed the sports version of a triple threat and was a gift to American football.