Phil Simms is a popular former American quarterback. He has a long professional career in which he played football for 14 years with New York Giants in NFL (National Football League). He has an NFL record of 2,576 pass completions, 33,462 passing yards, and 4,647 pass attempts. Here is a quick summary of Phil Simms’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Phillip Martin Simms was born in 1955 on 3rd November to Barbara Simms and William L. Simms. He was very close to his parents. Growing up he used to play football with his father and grandfather.
Phil completed his schooling from Louisville KY Southern School. Later he joined Morehead State College, where he joined the football team. During the hype of his career, Phil was often linked to multiple models and fans. However, he always maintained a professional decorum, which has helped in creating a decent image in the industry.
Phil is married to Diana Simms, and the couple has three children named Matthew Simms, Deirdre Simms, and Chris Simms. His son Matthew is currently the backup quarterback of Atlanta Falcons. He and his family live together in Franklin Lakes in New Jersey. He is very fond of the city and always wanted to live there.
He started off his professional football career with New York Giants from 1979 – 1993 and stayed with the team for 14 years. He retired as a quarterback with No. 11 from the team. Phil is considered one of the most legendary players of NFL as well as the team.
After retiring from football, he became a sportscaster and can be seen commenting on different NFL games on CBS Network. Phil has also worked with other sports networks like NC Sports, etc. He has made commentaries on games like Super Bowl XXXI and XXXII. He also made the announcement of 1996 Summer Olympic Weightlifting Games.
Ever since his retirement, Phil can be seen spending more time with his family. He also spent a good amount of time training his kids to play football. He is also known for his charitable works and supports noble causes like equality and education rights.
He has also appeared in a TV series called ‘Elementary’ and ‘Sherlock Holmes.’
Awards & Achievements
He has won two Super Bowl Championships and Pro Bowls. He is also won XXI Super Bowl MVP, All-Pro First Team, NEA 1986 NFL Most Valuable Player and New York Giants Ring of Horror. In 2011, Phil’s name was inducted into the Hall of Fame of Kentucky Pro Football.
Net Worth of Phil Simms
Phil Simms has an estimated net worth of over $15 million. He has made most of his income working as the most expensive quarterback in New York Giants. This also helped him in landing multiple advertisement deals and magazine cover shoots, which have helped in fueling his millionaire dollar empire.
Phil Simms is regarded as one of the most popular football quarterbacks of the National Football League. He is still attached to the game and works as a broadcaster. Just like his game his commentary is also amazing. His wit and humor make him stand out in the crowd. Most amateur players look up to him. He is amongst the only NFL players who have showcased a success rate of growth in their career graph.