Steve Young is a former NFL quarterback, who has made a net worth of over $220 million US dollars by playing football for 15 seasons in the National Football League. He has played 13 seasons with San Francisco 49ers. He has also played for Tampa Bay Buccaneers for a period. Steve represented Los Angeles express in USFL (United States Football League).
Steve Young Biography
Jon Steven Young was born in 1961 on 11th October to LeGrande Young and Sherry Young. He was born and raised in Utah’s Salt Lake City. His great – great – great grandfather Brigham Young was the second president of ‘Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’, after whom the Brigham Young University is named after.
He completed his schooling from Greenwich CT High School. Later he went to Brigham Young University where he also kicks started his career. He enrolled in BYU to get JD (Juris Doctor, a law degree).
Steve has two younger brothers named Mike and Tom, who took over the position of quarterbacks in BYU (Brigham Young University).
In the year 2000, Young married his longtime girlfriend Barbara Graham. The couple has four kids together, including two boys and two girls.
He started off his professional football career at Brigham Young University, where he represented the University football team.
He also co-founded Huntsman Gay Global Capital and played the role of a managing director there.
In 1984 he joined USFL, for which he was drafted for $40 million dollars by Los Angeles Express. In 1985 he joined NFL and was bought by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
He was drafted again by another NFL team in 1987 by San Francisco 49ers.
He has made a record of covering 33124 passing yards, with 43 rushing touchdowns and percentage ratio of 96.8 percent.
Young has also appeared in television shows like ‘Beverly Hills’, ‘The Single Wards’, ‘Dharma and Greg’, ‘BYUtv’s Studio C’, and ‘Wings’.
He is also an active philanthropist who is known for getting involved in multiple charitable acts. In 1993, he founded Forever Young Foundation, which serves disabled, emotional and physical impaired children, with the right quality education, while giving them an opportunity to transform their lives. He also acts as the spokesperson for Best Shot Foundation.
Steve has won 3 Super Bowls, one Super Bowl MVP, and 7 Pro Bowls. He has also won titles like NFL Offensive Player of the Year, 4 times NFL Passing touchdown leader, NFL’s Most Valuable Player twice and also the All Pro title of the First team and Second Team Thrice. He has a track record of being amongst the 100 Best quarterbacks in the NFL history. The football player was born to kick balls and become a champion.
Steve Young Net Worth & Income Profile in 2017
Steve Young has an estimated net worth of over $220 million US dollars as of 2017. It was speculated that he had an annual salary worth $40 million when he was playing with San Francisco 49ers. He retired with No.8 from San Francisco 49ers. In 1983 he was also awarded the Davey O’Brien Award.
Steve Young is one of the most popular quarterbacks in the American football history. Not only is he a great sports player but he is also great human being, who is using his fame and power help the underprivileged. He is an amazing inspiration for young kids, who don’t value the importance of life and resources. Unlike most sports player, he is never in the news for any scandalous event. He has retired from the game, but does enjoy a friendly match every now and then and can be seen playing with his brothers and kids.