Fran Tarkenton Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Fact, and More

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Former NFL football player, media personality, and executive of computer software Fran Tarkenton has a $300 million fortune. He is best known for his time as a player for the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants, as well as Fran Tarkenton Biography his work in the Television industry as a co-host of the show “That’s Incredible!” and “Monday Night Football.”

Fran Tarkenton Biography and Net Worth

Net Worth                       $300 million
Full Name                        Francis Asbury Tarkenton
Birth Date                        February 3, 1940
Age                                    82 years
Birthplace                        Richmond, Virginia
Profession                       Football Player, TV Personality
Wife                                  Linda Sebastian

Fran Tarkenton Early Life

On February 3, 1940, Fran Asbury Tarkenton or Fran was born in Richmond, Virginia and Dallas Tarkenton, his father was a Methodist clergyman. At the University of Georgia, where he played quarterback for the Bulldog football team and was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, Tarkenton attended Athens High School in Athens, Georgia. With Tarkenton at quarterback, Georgia won the Southeastern Conference title in 1959 under head coach Wally Butts. First-team All-SEC selection for Tarkenton in 1959 and 1960.

Fran Tarkenton Career

Tarkenton was taken by the Minnesota Vikings in the third round of the 1961 NFL Draft (29th overall), and the Boston Patriots selected him in the fifth round of the AFL Draft. Up until Marcus Mariota accomplished it again in the Tennessee Titans’ 2015 season, he was the only player in NFL history to throw for four touchdowns in his debut game. In exchange for three draft picks, Tarkenton was transferred to the New York Giants in March 1967, and he subsequently relocated to the New York suburb of New Rochelle. At the time of his retirement, Tarkenton had completed 3,686 of 6,467 passes for 47,003 yards, 342 touchdowns, and 266 interceptions over his 18 seasons in the NFL, all of which were NFL records.

Fran Tarkenton

With 124 regular season victories, he ranks ninth all-time among starting quarterbacks in regular season wins. Along with Cam Newton, Michael Vick, and Tobin Rote, he is one of just four NFL quarterbacks in history to rush for at least 300 yards in seven different seasons. At the time of his retirement, Tarkenton held the NFL career marks for throw attempts, completions, yards, touchdowns, rushing yards by a starting quarterback, and wins

Fran Tarkenton Wife

His first Marriage was with Decatur, Georgia native Anna Elaine Merrell in Decatur, Georgia, on December 22, 1960, and got divorced in March 1982. In the middle of the 1980s, Tarkenton wed Linda Sebastian, his second wife.

Fran Tarkenton Net worth

The estimated net worth of Fran Tarkenton is $300 million as of 2022. Fran’s annual compensation was $12,500 when he was selected as the Minnesota Vikings’ starting quarterback in the early 1960s. His highest seasonal pay was $250,000. Fran Tarkenton received $1.2 million in total compensation throughout his NFL career. Fran made a sizable quantity of money via endorsement deals with businesses like Johnson & Johnson in addition to his NFL earnings. He apparently also has real estate worth $15 million and Apple stock worth over $100 million.

Fran Tarkenton

Fran Tarkenton Height and Weight

Height                   6 ft.
Weight                  86kg
Eye color               Light Brown
Hair Color             Brown  

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