Norman Julius ‘Boomer’ Esiason is a former American football quarterback. Currently, he is a network color commentator. He is best known for the 14 years he played in the National Football League (NFL). During that period, Esiason played for New York Jets, Arizona Cardinals, and Cincinnati Bengals. Boomer Esiason has an estimated net worth of $16.5 million US dollars.
Boomer Esiason was born on 17th April 1961 in East Islip, New York. He went to Timber Point Elementary. Esiason later joined East Islip High School and graduated in 1979. He used to play for the University of Maryland too. He graduated from there with a B. A.
Boomer Esiason married Cheryl in 1986. God blessed the couple with two children; a son they and a daughter they named Gunner and Sydney, respectively. In 1993, their son Gunner was diagnosed with Cystic Fibroids. That inspired Esiason to start Boomer Esiason Foundation to help other kids with his son’s disease.
Boomer Esiason played football for the University of Maryland until he graduated in 1984. Between 1984 and 1992, he played for Cincinnati Bengasl. They had selected him in their second round of their 1984 NFL draft. In 1993, they traded Esiason to the New York Jets. Two years later, he got an injury while the team was playing against buffalo bills. As a result, he got a severe concussion and consequently stayed out of the game until 19th November.
Esiason was released by the jets in and in 1996, he signed with the Arizona Cardinals as a free agent. Esiason thought of retiring. However, he was convinced to play one last time with his first team, Cincinnati Bengals. He replaced Jeff Blake in the 1997 season, and his performance was very excellent. Out of the five games, the team lost only one of them to Philadelphia Eagles. Despite the team wanting him to stay longer, he stuck to his previous decision and retired in 1997.
While still a player, for two years, he was a color analyst on the USA network’s broadcast of the World League of American Football. Esiason and Brad Nessler hosted Monday Nights too. Some of the TV shows where Esiason appeared are ‘Span City’, Game Plan, and Miss America. He later, together with Al Michaels, became color commentators for Monday Night Football.
Esiason also started hosting ‘try out,’, and he was chosen to replace Don Imus. He was later joined in the show by Craig Carton as a co host. In 2007, he covered the Indianapolis Colts vs. New Orleans Saints on the opening of NFL season on Westwood One. He did the coverage with Marv Albert.
How much is Boomer Esiason Net Worth in 2017
Through his career as a football player and a network color commentator, he has earned money. He has accumulated wealth over the years. Boomer Esiason’s estimated net worth is $16.5 million US dollars as of 2017.
Esiason was a great player in football back in the days before he retired. In 1982 and 1983, he was All-American. Esiason was awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1994. He has played in NFL for 14 years. He played for teams such as the Jets, Cincinnati Bengals, and Arizona Cardinals.