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John Elway Net Worth

John Elway Net Worth is
$145 Million

John Elway's salary
$3 Million Per Year

John Elway Bio/Wiki 2017

A former American football player, John Elway has reported that his amount of net worth is about $50 million. Of course John Elay receiving a lot of money from her job as the football player. The media journalist reported that in 1986, John Elway signed a 6 year contract for $12.7 million for 6 year with the Denver Broncos. In 1987, the Denver Broncos renewed the contract with Elway and both signed a six year contract or $9.7-million in 1987. John Elway Net WorthAgain both the Denver Broncos and John Elway renewed their 5 year extension contract for $12.7 million.

John Elway Net Worth $50 Million

Even now today has been retired, John Elway has his own business empire named steakhouse restaurants named “Elway’s”. John Elway also the part owner of an arena football team Colorado Crush. John Elway also the owner of five auto dealerships that was located in Denver named John Elway Autos. Not only that John Elways also the owner of two Toyota Scion dealerships each located in Ontario and Manhattan Beach. Despite that he is also the owner of Chrysler Jeep dealership that was located in Colorado, and a Chevrolet dealership that was located in Englewood.

John Albert Elway, Jr. who was born in Port Angeles, Washington, USA on June 28, 1960 formerly well known as an American football quarterback. After retiring from football field, John Elways today stand as the executive vice president of football operations for the Denver Broncos. Due his father is one of professional football players, John Elway showed his skill in the same field in senior high. While he was attending Granada Hills High School in Granada Hills, John Elways record 5,711 passing yards and 49 passing touchdowns. He later enrolled in Stanford University in 1979. There John Elways make people impressed after completing 774 passes for 9,349 yards and 77 touchdowns. No wonder after graduating, John Elway latter selected for 1983 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Colts, but due several problem John Elway rather re drafted for the 1984 draft by the Denver Broncos. After retired from Football it doesn’t mean that John Elway has no chance to raise more his amount of money. The Forbes announced that in 1988, John Elway salary is about $1.4 million and increased to $2-million. Again in 1998, John Elway reported that his salary is about $4.05 million. Despite that John Elway then received about $82.5 million in 1997 after sold hi entire five auto dealerships in Denver.

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Quick Facts

Full NameJohn Elway
Net Worth$145 million
Date Of BirthJune 28, 1960
Height1.91 m
Weight98 kg
ProfessionAmerican football player, Businessperson
EducationStanford University, Pullman High School
SpousePaige Green, Janet Elway
ChildrenJack Elway, Jordan Elway, Juliana Elway, Jessica Elway
ParentsJanet Elway, Jack Elway
SiblingsJana Elway
AwardsSuper Bowl Most Valuable Player Award, All-Pro, Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, Walter Camp Man of the Year, Sammy Baugh Trophy, UPI AFL-AFC Player of the Year, AP Most Valuable Player
NominationsHeisman Trophy
MoviesNFL: Greatest Super Bowl Moments
TV ShowsFast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race

Interesting Facts

1Named Executive Vice President of Football Operations for the Denver Broncos. [January 2011]
2Commentator for NBC Sports (Arena Football)
3Son of Jack Elway.
4Engaged to former Oaklands Raiders cheerleader Paige Green [September 28, 2008].
5Shares graduation from Granada Hills High School with actor 'Ossie beck' and Robert Englund
6Has a star on the Pullman [Washington] Walk of Fame. Was a quarterback on the Pullman High School football team when his father was coaching at Washington State University.
7Drafted by the Kansas City Royals out of high school, he opted to attend Stanford on a football scholarship. He spent 1982 playing in the Class A New York-Penn League with the Oneonta Yankees before deciding to play in the NFL.
8Ranks 41st on NFL All-Time Passer Rating List (79.86).
9Ranks 3rd on NFL All-Time Yards Lost List (3,785).
10Ranks 2nd on NFL All-Time Times Sacked List (516).
11Ranks 4th on NFL All-Time Touchdown Passes List (300).
12Ranks 2nd on NFL All-Time Gross Yards Passing List (51,475).
13Ranks 3rd on NFL All-Time Pass Completions List (4,123).
14Ranks 2nd on NFL All-Time Pass Attempts List (7,250).
15Attended Stanford University
16Both his mother's and ex-wife's name is Janet.
17Over 256 games, he was sacked 559 times - more than any quarterback ever.
18Has a football field named for him at Granada (California) Hills High School.
19Born 11 minutes before his twin sister, Jana, who died in 2002.
20Elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004.
21Uniform number 7 retired by the Broncos.
22Final game was Super Bowl 33, in which his Broncos defeated the Atlanta Falcons 34-19. He was crowned MVP of the game.
23Part of the 1983 NFL "Quaterback Class", which saw six QBs drafted in the first round: Elway, Todd Blackledge, Jim Kelly, Tony Eason, Ken O'Brien, and Dan Marino.
24Denver Broncos All-Time Passing Yards Leader (51,475 yards).
25Member of 1987 and 1989 AFC Champion Denver Broncos teams. Member of 1984, 1986 and 1991 AFC Western Division Division Champion Denver Broncos teams.
26Was drafted 1st overall by the Baltimore Colts, then traded to the Denver Broncos for Chris Hinton.
27He and his ex-wife, Janet Elway, have four children: daughters Jessica, Jordan, Juliana (JuJu) and a son, Jack.
28He along with Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen and Colorado Avalanche owner Stanley Kroenke are part owners of the Arena Football League's Colorado Crush, he is the CEO of the franchise
29Super Bowl XXXIII MVP, which was his final game
30Led the Denver Broncos to 2 Super Bowl titles in 97 and 98
31Led Broncos to 5 Super Bowl appearances, a record for a quarterback
32Known for 4th quarter comebacks
33Quarterback for the NFL's Denver Broncos (1983-1999).


1On Art Modell moving the Cleveland Browns to Baltimore, "It was actually a good thing for me because I was no longer the most hated person by the city of Cleveland."




The Extreme Adventures of Super Dave2000VideoJohn Elway
KaBlam!1998TV SeriesJohn Elway


John Elway's Team Quarterback1988Video Game technical advisor


A Football Life2014TV SeriesHimself - Pro Football Hall of Fame Quarterback
Fox News Sunday2014TV SeriesHimself
Mike & Mike2010-2013TV SeriesHimself - Telephone Interviewee / Himself - Denver Broncos Executive VP of Football Operations
Cavuto on Business2012TV SeriesHimself
The Great Food Truck Race2011TV SeriesHimself - Former NFL Quarterback
Year of the Quarterback2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Joe Buck Live2009TV SeriesHimself
18th Annual American Century Championship2007TV Mini-SeriesHimself
The States2007TV Series documentaryHimself (Colorado)
Fast Cars and Superstars: The Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race2007TV SeriesHimself
WWE Raw2007TV SeriesHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2005-2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Resurrecting the Champ2007Himself
Minister of Defense: The Reggie White Story2006Video documentaryHimself
The Girls Next Door2006TV SeriesHimself
ESPN Outside the Lines2006TV SeriesHimself
17th Annual American Century Championship2006TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race2006TV MovieHimself
Super Bowl XL2006TV SpecialHimself
CenterStage2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
16th Annual American Century Championship2005TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Las Vegas2005TV SeriesHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2000-2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2001TV SeriesHimself
NFL Xtreme 21999Video GameHimself (voice)
Super Bowl XXXIII1999TV SpecialHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
1998 AFC Championship Game1999TV MovieHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
NFL Monday Night Football1984-1998TV SeriesHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
ESPN's Sunday Night Football1987-1998TV SeriesHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
Late Show with David Letterman1998TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XXXII1998TV MovieHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
1997 AFC Championship Game1998TV MovieHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
The NFL on NBC1984-1997TV SeriesHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
TNT Sunday Night Football1990-1996TV SeriesHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
Home Improvement1994TV SeriesHimself
1991 AFC Championship Game1992TV SpecialHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
The NFL on CBS1986-1991TV SeriesHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
Super Bowl XXIV1990TV MovieHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
1989 AFC Championship Game1990TV MovieHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
Donahue1989TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XXII1988TV SpecialHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
1987 AFC Championship Game1988TV MovieHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
Super Bowl XXI1987TV SpecialHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
1986 AFC Championship Game1987TV MovieHimself - Denver Broncos Quarterback
1983 NFL Draft1983TV SpecialHimself - 1st Overall Pick

Archive Footage

30 for 302014-2016TV Series documentaryHimself
Mike & Mike2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - Denver Broncos Executive VP of Football Operations
A Football Life2012TV SeriesHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Girls Next Door2006TV SeriesHimself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself
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