Joe Namath’s net worth: What is he doing, his stats, career, net worth, personal life
Who is Joe Namath?
Joseph William Namath is famously known as a former actor and AFL (American Football League) icon who has played for "New York Jets" in the AFL for most of his professional football career. He was born on May 31, 1943, in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. He was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1985.
Namath’s Net Worth
As of January 2018, Namath has an estimated net worth of $ 18 million. In 1965, he had a contract under the New York Jets which was worth of $ 427,000. Likewise, his Annual salary with the New York Jets for the year 1965 was the same $ 427,000. A proficient American Football League representation, Joe Namath spent most of his qualified career with the New York Jets, but he ended with the Los Angeles Rams. In 1985, he was inaugurated into the Hall of Fame.
Namath’s Early life
While in school, he was remarkable in playing basketball, baseball, and football respectively. He contributed to his school football team, which would go on to win the “WPIAL Class AA Championship”. He was given several offers from Division I institution football programs counting Penn State, Alabama, and Notre Dame University respectively. After Alabama’s head instructor, Bear Bryant’s proposal, Namath acknowledged with a full scholarship.
He was enlisted in the nonentity American Football League and the National Football League in November 1964. As NFL drafted him 12th overall and AFL drafted him as their first preference with the ‘Jets’, he decided to sign an agreement with the Jets. In 1969, he also accommodated his very own show, “The Joe Namath Show”, with guest-host, Dick Schaap.
He was also a color reviewer for NFL games, particularly for the 1985 season of ‘Monday Night Football’. Three years later, he interviewed to host for the demonstration, “Family Feud” but the role was given to Ray Combs in its place. He presently hosts, “The Competitive Edge”, a business show. He was requested as a guest talker at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2013.
Namath’s Awards & Achievements
Throughout his career, he has won one “American Football League Rookie of the Year” in 1965. Similarly, he is also the proud recipient of the Hickok Belt, which he received in 1968. Likewise, Joe won the AFL-NFL Super Bowl MVP in the year 1969.
Namath’s Personal life
He married Deborah Mays in 1984. While he was 41 at the time of marriage, Deborah was just 22 years old. So, we can see there was the huge age difference. The couple was blessed with two children, Jessica and Olivia. The couple were unhappy with each other and eventually got divorced in 2000 and succeeding the split, his daughters chose to live with him.
To one side from his profession in football, he has spent many years looking at a rooter for golf tournaments and other causes, such as youth camps and football camps respectively. In 2006, a biography titled as “Namath” was inscribed by Mark Kriegel and issued by Rugged Land Books. In 2007, he was registered in the University of Alabama’s External degree program and received his B.A. in interdisciplinary educations the same year.
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