Jim Brown is an American actor and former professional football player. He is a very talented man as he set several records in his football career of 9 years and after leaving football he worked in more than 30 movies till now. He has earned a huge net worth of $55 million US dollars so far.
James Nathaniel Brown who is famous as Jim Brown was born on 17th of February in the year 1936 in St. Simons, Georgia. His father, Swinton Brown was a professional boxer and his mother Theresa was a homemaker. He was very good at athletics in his school life not only in football but he was also very good in track, basketball, and lacrosse. In the year 1957, he became a first-round draft pick for the Cleveland Browns and he played for nine years for Browns. After having a legendary football career, in the year 1966, he retired from football and switched to the entertainment industry.
He was such a good football player that it was expected that he will get back to football but he kept his promise and has worked in more than 30 movies so far. He is best known for his work in movies like The Dirty Dozen and I’m Gonna Git You Sucka. In his personal life, Jim has been married twice.
He married his first wife Sue Jones in the year 1958 and after his divorce in the year 1972 he married his second wife Brenda Ayres in the year 1997. Jim Brown has six children named as Kim, Shellie Ayres, Kevin, Karen Brown Ward, Kimberly Jones and James Jr.
Jim was good at many sports in his school career and his multi-sport athlete personality continued in his college. Jim pursued his football career when he was selected in the first round by the Cleveland Browns in the year 1957. Jim was a real asset for Browns and in his nine years of the football career, he played for Browns.
In the year 1966 when Jim announced his retirement it was a big shock for his fans as he was having an amazing career and suddenly the news of his retirement created a mess. Jim switched to acting after his retirement from football and the multi-talented man performed really well in the entertainment industry too. Since then, he is working well in the entertainment industry and has worked in more than 30 movies till now.
Jim Brown is a multi-talented overachiever person. He had a great football career in a short span of time and is doing great in entertainment world too. Some of the most notable titles given to him include the greatest professional football player ever by The Sporting New and NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team, comprising the best players in NFL history.
In his professional career, Brown carried the ball 2,359 times for 12,312 rushing yards and 106 touchdowns, which were all records when he retired. His 5.2 yards per rush is third-best among running backs. He averaged 104.1 rushing yards per game and is the only player in NFL history to average over 100 rushing yards per game for his career.
How much is Jim Brown Net Worth in 2017
The exemplary Football player and actor Jim Brown has one of the successive NFL Career. Known for his remarkable works in Cleveland, he holds the net worth of $55 million US dollars as of 2017. He is also one of the most recognized actors as he has worked in more than 30 movies so far. He has earned a huge net worth which is increasing by his successful acting career.
Jim Brown is a former American Football player and an actor. He is a very talented man as he had a great football career and after his retirement he is working great in his acting career. He has raised a net worth of $55 million so far and is raising through his acting career.