Who is Fran Tarkenton and what is his net worth 2018? Fran Tarkenton is a computer software executive, television personality, and former NFL quarterback. He is best known for his football career with New York Giants and Minnesota Vikings.
Fran Tarkenton was born on 3rd of February in the year 1940 in Richmond, Virginia. He attended Athens High School and then graduated from the University of Georgia. He started his football career at the University of Georgia where he was the quarterback on the Bulldog football team. He is best known for his game in Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants. During his retirement, he had every major quarterback record.
Apart from football, he has worked as a co-host of “That’s Incredible!” and as a commentator for “Monday Night Football”. He also founded a computer program generator company named as Tarkenton Software which he sold out in the year 1994. In his personal life, Fran is married thrice. Currently, he is living with his third wife and their four kids. He is also a grandfather of 10 kids.
Fran started his football career during his graduation. In the year 1961, he was drafted to Minnesota Vikings. He played for Vikings until the year 1966 and then in the year 1967, he was traded to New York Giants. He played for Giants until the year 1972 and then he was traded back to Vikings. He played again with Vikings for some years and after the 1978 season, he decided to retire from the game.
During his retirement, he held every career quarterback record in the National Football League at that time. After retirement, he worked on the TV show That’s Incredible and on Monday Night Football. He also founded a computer program generator company named as Tarkenton Software and later in the year 1994, sold it. He also founded GoSmallBiz.com website and is currently having a marketing firm named as Tarkenton Financial.
Fran is mostly honoured for his football career. He has won many titles some of the most notable among them include NFL MVP, Pro Bowl MVP, UPI NFC Player of the Year, and NFL Offensive Player of the Year. He also holds some records like Vikings Career Passing Touchdowns Leader with 239 and Vikings Career Passing Yards Leader with 33,098.
Fran Tarkenton Net Worth
Fran Tarkenton has earned a net worth of $64 million. His most of the net worth is contributed by his NFL career and through his endorsements during his football career. After retirement, his net worth was increased by his appearances on TV shows and his software enterprises.
Fran Tarkenton is a computer software executive, television personality, and former NFL quarterback who has earned a net worth of $64 million. He is a very hard working man who has always been involved in some work. During his initial days, he performed really well as a football player and after his football career, he got involved in other works like TV shows and software enterprises. He is working great in his life right now.