Joe Montana is a professional American footballer who is popular with his nick names ‘The Golden great’ and ‘Joe cool’. Joe is reputed and the legendary name in the field of football and has earned well fame during his fourteen years of the career. Now let’s have a close look on Joe Montana’s net worth in 2018.
Joe Montana Early Life
Joe Montana was born on June 11, 1956, in New Eagle Pennsylvania. His original name is Joseph Clifford Montana Jr. His father Joseph Montana Sr was a manager in the finance company and his mother Theresa Montana worked as a secretory in the same company. He is American by nationality and belongs to Catholic family. Joe raised in Monongahela a city near to the Pittsburgh.
He completed his schooling from the Waverly elementary school and later joined Finleyville junior high school as well as Ringgold high school to complete further education. During the schooldays he was having the keen interest in basketball and football. He used to play basketball from the local team. Looking towards his performance the ‘Notre Dame’ offered his scholarship. After getting scholarship, he started to attend the University of the Notre Dame.
Joe got married three times. He marries Kim Moses in 1974, she was his first wife. After spending three years together, they divorced in 1977. Again after four years he married Cass Castillo but eventually they also divorced in 1984. The last time Joe married a beautiful actress and model Jennifer Wallace in 1985. They have four children together and living happily with each other till the date. Now after the retirement Joe owned a vineyard, and he is also a Founder as well as managing partner of the funding company named ‘Liquid 2 ventures’.
Joe Montana Career, Awards & Achievement
During 1978, Joe achieved a victory against the game with the Pitt Panthers. After that he again made award-winning performance against the Hudson. The film was made on him named as ‘Seven and a Half Minutes to Destiny’ noticing his brilliant performance.
Joe started his professional career in 1979. He started to play with the San Francisco 49er. He plays about fourteen seasons with 49er and win the four super bowl games. During the same year he got selected by the NFL which proves major success of his career. Due to his superb performance he got the charge of the NFL team within only two years in 1981. Apart from this he also achieved super success against the ‘Chicago Bears’ and the ‘New York Giants’.
He gave back-to-back excellent performances during his career and finally in 1994 he chose to take retirement from the profession due to several injuries. Joe was also selected to become an inductee to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000.
Awards & achievements
1. Joe has achieved the award of the ‘Super Bowl Most Valuable Player Award’ for three times, and he was a first player to win this title three times.
2. In 1981’ He was awarded with the title ‘UP NFC Player of the year’.
3. During 1986, he won the two awards named ‘AP NFL Comeback player of the year’ and ‘AP NFL Offensive player of the year’.
4. He was also awarded as ‘NFL most valuable player’ by associated press in 1990.
5. Joe was honoured with the title as the ‘Sportsman of the year’ by the sports illustrated magazine.
6. He was in the list of ‘Football’s 100 greatest players list’ of the sporting news declared in 1999.
7. Montana also holds the position in the ‘25th greatest athlete of the 20th century’ by ESPN
Net worth of Joe Montana
A dynamic player Joe Montana has the net worth of around $80 million. Most of the wealth he has earned from his performance in San Francisco 49er. During 1989, he was on the peak of success and has remained 5th highest paid player in the league. He also was a first player who earns $4 million as the average salary. Joe has earned wonderful success and many achievements within his period of career and finally got retired in 1994.
Joe was definitely a skilful player and amazing personality. His achievements speak everything about his wonderful performance in the game. A passionate player has made it all through his honest efforts and determination. He has crossed the age of sixty-one but still has a versatile personality and dynamic attitude. He is truly a ‘Golden man’.