Terry Bradshaw is a former football quarterback who has played in the NFL (National Football League). He is also a TV analyst and is the host of the show ‘FOX NFL Sunday’. He has also appeared in many films and television shows and was seen in the film ‘Failure to Launch’. In his career, Bradshaw has won 4 Super Bowls with Pittsburg Steelers. In 1989, Bradshaw was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In 1996, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. In his NFL career, he has passed 3,833 yards and 261 passes. The estimated net worth of Terry Bradshaw is $16 Million US dollars.
Terry Paxton Bradshaw was born on September 2, 1948, in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was born to parents William “Bill” Marvin Bradshaw and Novis Bradshaw. He has two brothers named Craig and Gary. His grandfather was a veteran of the US Navy. He was raised in Camanche, Iowa, and Shreveport. Bradshaw went to the Woodlawn High School and used to play football in school.
He made a national record by throwing the javelin 74.68 meters. This led him to feature in ‘Faces In The Crowd’. After completing his school, Bradshaw went to Louisiana Tech University in 1966 where he was a member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He played college football in 1966 and 1967 skipping 1968. Bradshaw was considered as the most outstanding college football player in the USA in 1969.
In 1972, Bradshaw married Melissa Babish, they divorced in 1973. In 1976, he married JoJo Starbuck. The couple divorced in 1983. From 1983 – 1989, he was married to Charla Hopkins. He has got two daughters from Hopkins named Erin and Rachel. In July 2014, Bradshaw married his longtime girlfriend Tammy.
Terry Bradshaw was the first overall pick by the Pittsburg Steelers in the 1970 NFL Draft. It took him many years to adjust to the NFL. In 1972, Bradshaw threw a pass to Franco Harris in the playoffs of AFC Divisional to beat Oakland Raiders. He led the Steelers to win the 1974 AFC Championship by defeating Oakland Raiders. He also made 9 out of 14 passes in the Steelers first Super Bowl win. He missed four games in the 1976 season due to wrist and neck injuries.
In the 1978 season, he recorded 2,915 yards and made 207 of 368 passes. Following the 1982 season, Bradshaw underwent an elbow surgery in the off season. He then did not play in 14 games of the 1983 season. In December 1983, he had a pop on his elbow in a match against New York Jets which ultimately became the last game of his career. In 1984, he became the game analyst for NFL on CBS Sports.
In 1990, he became the studio analyst of ‘The NFL Today’. He also has a reputation for being a critique to the teams and players. Bradshaw has appeared in a number of TV shows including Malcolm in the Middle, Married… with Children, The League, and Everybody Loves Raymond.
Terry Bradshaw has been named twice as Super Bowl’s Most Valuable Player. In 1978, he was named as the NFL Most Valuable Player. In 1979, he won the title of ‘Sportsman of the Year’ by Sports Illustrated. He is also a two-time NFL passing touchdown leader. Bradshaw has been inducted into the Louisiana Tech Athletic Hall of Fame.
How much is Net Worth of Terry Bradshaw in 2017
Terry Bradshaw had a great career in NFL until he popped his elbow. He then appeared in many television shows and films like The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr., The Cannonball Run, Failure to Launch, and Bastards. Terry Bradshaw’s net worth is an estimated $16 million US dollars as of 2017.
He has won a number of accolades in his career. He has also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In college, he has recorded a total of 4,459 yards with 11 touchdowns. He has also released albums and singles in his career. He has penned five books and has recorded 6 albums.
Terry Bradshaw has been suffering from anxiety following his NFL career and was diagnosed with clinical depression. Bradshaw has been named three times to the Pro Bowl. He endorses the Republican Party.