Joseph Clifford Montana Jr. better known as Joe Montana is a former professional American football player who is currently investing in venture capital, has a $150 million dollar net worth. He played for the Kansas City Chiefs as well, but is best known for his time spent as the quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers. Montana is recognized as one of the best quarterbacks of all time, left a permanent mark on NFL and is frequently referred to as “Joe Cool” and “the Comeback Kid.”
Joe Montana Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $150 M|
|Full Name Joseph Clifford Montana Jr.|
|Birth Date June 11, 1956|
|Age 66 years|
|Birthplace New Eagles, Pennsylvania|
|Profession Football player|
|Wife Jennifer Wallace|
Joe Montana Early Life
Joe Montana was born on June 11, 1956 in the area of New Eagle, Pennsylvania as Joseph Clifford Montana, Jr. Joe learned how to play football from his father, and at the age of eight, he joined a youth football team. North Carolina State offered him a basketball scholarship, which he declined. When Joe joined the football team, he was a backup for the first two years. However, in his junior year, he was appointed the starting quarterback, and in his senior year, “Parade” magazine named him an All-American quarterback (1974). Since 2006, Ringgold High School’s football stadium has been formally referred to as Joe Montana Stadium.
Joe Montana College Career
On January 1, 1979, Notre Dame participated in the Cotton Bowl. Despite suffering from hypothermia due to the freezing cold, Montana assisted the squad in scoring three touchdowns in the final minutes of the game. Montana earned a degree in business administration and marketing when he graduated in 1979. Later following year, Joe was taken 82nd overall by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round of the NFL Draft.
Joe Montana Professional Career
In 1980, Montana was named the 49ers’ starting quarterback, and he held the job through 1990. Joe won the MVP award for the Super Bowl, and he would again win in 1985 and 1990. When his team defeated the Denver Broncos 55-10 in the 1990 Super Bowl, Montana led his team to another victory and earned the title of “Sports Illustrated” Sportsman of the Year. In April 1993, Montana signed a three-year, $10 million contract with the Kansas City Chiefs after the 49ers agreed to let him pursue a trade. On April 18, 1995, Joe announced his retirement, and Super Bowl XXX was played in his honor.
Joe Montana Wife
He got married three times and currently his is married to Jennifer Wallace, an actress whom he had met while working on a Schick commercial, in 1985, couple has five children together.
Joe Montana Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Joe Montana is $150 million as of year 2022. Joe’s total earnings during his NFL career were a fairly meager $25.5 million. His largest single season salary was $4 million, which he received from the Kansas City Chiefs in 1993 and 1994. GitLab received a $100,000 investment from Joe and his partners in 2015, when the company had a $12 million market value.
Joe Montana Height and Weight
|Eye Color Blue|
|Hair Color White|