John Elway is a well known American football player who used to play for the Denver Broncos. Currently, he works as the General Manager for his former team Denver Broncos. He has a statistical record of passing 51,475 yards with a completion percentage of 56.9. Let’s find out how much is John Elway’s net worth in 2018.
John Elway was born as John Albert Elway Jr. in 1960 on 28 June to Janet Elway and Jack Elway. He has a sister named Jana Elway. John completed his schooling at Granada Hills High School in California. Later he went to Stanford University where he enjoyed a successful football career.
John Elway has married twice. He married his first wife Janet Elway in 1984. The couple had four children together named Jack Elway, Jessica Elway, Jordan Elway and Juliana Elway. The couple decided to separate their ways in 2003. He married his second and current wife Paige Green in 2009. He is very close to all his kids. He also shares a friendly bond with his ex-wife.
John Elway like to stay away from the media light, you will never find his name in the headlines, for any affairs or criminal cases, as he likes to keep a low profile and lead a simple life. Ever since his retirement, he has proved himself to be a great businessman, which has helped in building up an empire worth millions.
John Elway started playing football professionally in 1983. He was drafted by Denver Broncos in the same year. For his entire career, he stood by with his first team. He announced his official retirement in 1998.
In 2003 he founded and became the CEO of Colorado Crush till 2008. In 2011 he joined Denver Broncos as their vice president and general manager for all football operations. He is enjoying tremendous success working as a general manager for these football teams. He has managed to help the team in winning a Super Bowl since he has taken over the position.
He is also an active philanthropist, and he can be seen working with underprivileged children to motivate and guide them to become future sports megastars.
Awards & Achievements
John Elway has won titles like 2× ‘Super Bowl champion’, ‘Super Bowl MVP’, 9× ‘Pro Bowl’, ‘First-team All-Pro’, 2× ‘Second-team All-Pro’, ‘NFL Most Valuable Player’, 2× ‘AFC Offensive Player of the Year’, ‘NFL Man of the Year’, ‘NFL passing yards leader’, ‘NFL 1990s All-Decade Team’, ‘Denver Broncos Ring of Fame’, ‘Denver Broncos No. 7 retired’, ‘Pac-10 Player of the Year’, ‘Unanimous All-American’, and ‘Stanford Cardinal No. 7 retired’. He has also managed to win the Super Bowl 50 as the General Manager for the winning team. In 2004, his name was inducted into the ‘Pro Football Hall of Fame.’
Net Worth of John Elway
John Elway has an estimated net worth of more than $145 million. John Elway has made most of his net worth through his professional football career. He also makes millions through his endorsement deals. Currently, he earns a million dollar annual salary for managing his former play team.
John Elway is one of biggest football players of the early 90’s. He was amongst the first player to have so many titles in his name. It also seems like he had the perfect retirement plan. John Elway has ensured to keep himself close to the game, by becoming a general manager of his former team. In this way, he is able to work on his passion, while also encouraging young players to ignite and shine.