Joe Montana Net Worth

Joe Montana Net Worth is
$80 Million

Joe Montana Biography

Joseph Clifford Montana Jr., commonly known as Joe Montana, is a famous former American football player, as well as a football coach. Often referred to as “The Comeback Kid” and “Joe Cool”, Joe Montana rose to prominence as a quarterback after he joined the 1979 NFL Draft. During his career, Montana had played in such popular American football teams as the Kansas City “Chiefs” and San Francisco “49ers”, who picked him during the NFL Draft.

Joe Montana Net Worth $80 Million

Montana made several memorable plays during his career, including the ones which happened in the 1981 NFC Championship game, as well as the Super Bowl XXIII event. Shortly afterwards, Montana’s pass to Dwight Clark, which ended in a game-winning touchdown became known as “The Catch”. Up to date, “The Catch” is considered to be among the greatest moments in the history of the National Football League.

As a football player, Montana set several records in the NFL league, which included winning three Super Bowl MVP awards, and completing most Super Bowl passes. Some of Montana’s career highlights and accolades include winning the NFL MVP title, becoming an Athlete of the Year, both in 1989 and 1990, winning the Super Bowl title four times, and securing himself as the NFC Champion four times. For his contributions to American football, Joe Montana was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000. Joe Montana was also featured on the list of “The Top 100: NFL’s Greatest Players” compiled by the “NFL Network”, where he landed at #4 spot.

A famous former American football player, how rich is Joe Montana? According to sources, Joe Montana’s net worth is estimated to be $80 million. Undoubtedly, most of Joe Montana’s net worth and wealth comes from his football career.

Joe Montana was born in 1956, in New Eagle, Pennsylvania. Montana attended Ringgold High School, where he expressed interest in football, as well as basketball. Montana excelled as a basketball player and was even offered a basketball scholarship from North Carolina State. However, Montana rejected this opportunity, since he wanted to be able to play basketball as well as football. Eventually, Joe Montana decided to attend Notre Dame University, where he began his football training under Ara Parseghian, who was a football coach at the time. Over these years, Montana experienced both ups and down in terms of playing on the team, until he graduated from Notre Dame and entered the 1979 NFL Draft, where he was chosen as the 82nd pick by the San Francisco “49ers”. It was with “49ers” that Montana made a name for himself, and became one of the greatest American football players in the history of NFL. Joe Montana ended his 25 year football career in 1995, during an event that was shown on television screens all around the United States. During his speech, Montana was honored by Joe Madden and Eddie DeBartolo and was additionally honored during the Super Bowl XXX event. A famous former American football player, Joe Montana has an estimated net worth of $80 million.

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Quick Facts

Full NameJoe Montana
Net Worth$80 Million
Date Of BirthJune 11, 1956 (age 59
Place Of BirthNew Eagle, Pennsylvania, United States
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight205 lbs (92.99 kg)
ProfessionAmerican football player, Coach
EducationUniversity of Notre Dame (1974–1979), Ringgold High School, Waverly Elementary, Finleyville Middle School
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseJennifer Montana (m. 1985), Cass Castillo (m. 1981–1984), Kim Moses (m. 1974–1977)
ChildrenNick Montana, Nate Montana, Elizabeth Montana, Alexandra Montana
ParentsTheresa Montana, Joseph Montana, Joe Montana
SiblingsNick Montana, Elizabeth Montana, Alexandra Montana
NicknamesJoe Cool , Joseph Clifford Montana, Jr. , The Golden Great , Joe Clifford , Comeback Kid , David W. Gibson , Golden Joe , Big Sky , Joseph Clifford Montana Jr.
AwardsSuper Bowl Most Valuable Player Award, All-Pro, Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year Award, Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year, UPI NFC Player of the Year, Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year, AP Most Valuable Player
Music GroupsLa Factoria
MoviesNFL: Greatest Super Bowl Moments, Inside the Irish Huddle, ESPN Honor Roll: The Best of College Football: Vol. 1

Interesting Facts

1Appeared in commercials for "Skechers Shape-up" footwear.
2Appeared in a commercial for Scott's "Miracle-Gro".
3Of Sicilian-Italian descent.
4Lives on a 600-acre estate in Calistoga in Northern California's Napa Valley district where he enjoys cultivating grapes for wine-making.
5Attended Ringgold High School in Monongahela, PA.
6Oliver Stone named the main character (Tony Montana) in his 1983 movie Scarface (1983) after Montana.
7Ranks 5th on NFL All-Time Passer Rating List (92.26).
8Ranks 39th on NFL All-Time Yards Lost List (2,095).
9Tied with Roger Staubach at 30th on NFL All-Time Times Sacked List (313).
10Ranks 58th on NFL All-Time Passes Intercepted List (139).
11Ranks 7th on NFL All-Time Touchdown Passes List (273).
12Ranks 8th on NFL All-Time Gross Yards Passing List (40,551).
13Ranks 8th on NFL All-Time Pass Completions List (3,409).
14Ranks 9th on NFL All-Time Pass Attempts List (5,391).
15Earned the nickname "Joe Cool" because of his ability to remain calm in the biggest of game situations. The best example of this was in Super Bowl XXIII against the Cincinnati Bengals. With the 49ers on their own 8-yeard line, down by three points with 3:20 left to go in one of the biggest games of his career, Montana pointed toward the stands and said to tackle Harris Barton, "Hey look over there. Isn't that John Candy?" He then marched the 49ers on a 92-yard drive for the game-winning touchdown.
16Was ready to quit on the spot in the 1977 Purdue game when head coach Dan Devine sent Rusty Lisch in to replace the injured Gary Forystek. With the Irish still trailing 24-14 late in the 3rd, Devine replaced Lisch with Montana, the third-string quarterback. He engineered a 31-24 victory, and remained the starting QB for the rest of his Notre Dame career.
17Met Jennifer Montana when they did a Schick razor commercial. He proposed by hiring an airplane with a streamer reading "Jen, will you marry me?" Children: Alexandra Whitney (b. 10 October 1985), Elizabeth Jean (b. 20 December 1986), Nathaniel Joseph (b. 3 October 1989), and Nicholas Alexander (b. 28 April 1992).
18Has endorsed Coors beer, Mervyns stores and DirecTV since his retirement.
19Montana started playing peewee football when he was eight, a year younger than the legal limit. His father listed his age as nine.
20In his pro career, Montana completed 3,409-of-5,391 passes for 40,551 yards with 273 touchdowns and 139 interceptions. In 23 postseason games, Montana completed 460-of-734 passes for 5,772 yards with 45 touchdowns and 21 interceptions.
21An only child.
22Quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers (1979-1992) and Kansas City Chiefs (1993-1994).
23Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000.
24Quarterbacked Notre Dame to a National Championship in 1977.
25Led the Irish to last-minute victories in 1975 vs North Carolina and Air Force, Purdue and Clemson in 1977, and Houston in the 1979 Cotton Bowl, the latter being regarded as the greatest comeback in Notre Dame history. Staged a furious fourth-quarter rally vs USC in 1978, only to see the Trojans pull out a last-second win themselves in a game Coach John Robinson says he still has nightmares about.
26Wore number 3 while at Notre Dame, a number worn by many great Irish quarterbacks throughout the years.
27Sent a telegram to Irish quarterback Rick Mirer before Mirer's debut as a starter in the 1990 season opener reminding him to "take care of my number" (Mirer also wore #3 while at Notre Dame).
28Suffered a separated shoulder in the last pre-season scrimmage in 1976 and sat out the entire season.
29Was a member of the last class recruited by legendary Irish coach Ara Parseghian.
30The 49ers picked Montana in the third-round, acquired from Dallas, in the 1979 draft.
31California Supreme Court rejected his appeal to reverse an earlier Santa Clara County Superior Court ruling stating the San Jose Mercury News had the right to sell posters showing Montana in the Super Bowl. The Court ordered Montana to pay the Mercury News over $20,000 in lawyer fees and court costs, and awarded the paper additional fees for defending the appeal. [August 1995]
32Born at at 3:25pm EDT.
33Informed wife #2, Cass Castillo, that he was divorcing her by leaving her a "Dear Jane" letter at the 49ers' front office.
34Has "co-written"/authorized 3 books about himself.



The Complete History of the San Francisco 49ers2006Video


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Hollywood Today Live2016TV SeriesHimself
The Jim Rome Show2016TV SeriesHimself
NFL Films Presents2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Mike & Mike2010-2014TV SeriesHimself - Telephone Interviewee / Himself - Guest / Himself - Pro Football Hall of Famer / ...
CBS This Morning2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Entertainment Tonight2013TV SeriesHimself
A Football Life2012TV SeriesHimself
Fox and Friends2012TV SeriesHimself
E3 Xbox Media Briefing2012TV MovieHimself
Rome Is Burning2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Former NFL Quarterback
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Sport: Iooss and Leifer2009Documentary shortHimself
The Simpsons2008TV SeriesHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004-2007TV Series documentaryHimself
CMI: The Chris Myers Interview2006TV SeriesHimself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself
On the Record w/ Brit Hume2006TV SeriesHimself
Costas Now2005TV SeriesHimself
Joe Montana and Tom Mitchell: The Winning Spirit2005VideoHimself
The Best Damn Sports Show Period2005TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2003TV SeriesHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Here's to You, Charlie Brown: 50 Great Years2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
Big Game XXVIII: Road Runner vs. Coyote2000TV MovieHimself
The Daily Show2000TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2000TV SeriesHimself
Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit '991999TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1998TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman1995-1997TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XXX1996TV SpecialHimself - Ceremonial Coin Toss
1995 AFC Championship Game1996TV MovieHimself - Studio Analyst
ESPN's Sunday Night Football1987-1994TV SeriesHimself - San Francisco 49ers Quarterback / Himself - Kansas City Chiefs Quarterback
The NFL on NBC1981-1994TV SeriesHimself - San Francisco 49ers Quarterback / Himself - Kansas City Chiefs Quarterback
NFL Monday Night Football1983-1994TV SeriesHimself - San Francisco 49ers Quarterback / Himself - Kansas City Chiefs Quarterback
Billy Ray Cyrus: A Year on the Road1994TV MovieHimself
TNT Sunday Night Football1994TV SeriesHimself - Kansas City Chiefs Quarterback
1993 AFC Championship Game1994TV SpecialHimself - Kansas City Chiefs Quarterback
1990 NFC Championship Game1991TV MovieHimself - San Francisco 49ers Quarterback
The NFL on CBS1981-1990TV SeriesHimself - San Francisco 49ers Quarterback
America This Morning1990TV SeriesHimself
Super Bowl XXIV1990TV MovieHimself - San Francisco 49ers Quarterback
1989 NFC Championship Game1990TV MovieHimself - San Francisco 49ers Quarterback
Super Bowl XXIII1989TV MovieHimself - San Francisco 49ers Quarterback
1988 NFC Championship Game1989TV SpecialHimself - San Francisco 49ers Quarterback
Kraft Salutes Super Night at the Super Bowl1987TV MovieHimself
Saturday Night Live1987TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host / Various
Super Bowl XIX1985TV SpecialHimself - San Francisco 49ers Quarterback
1984 NFC Championship Game1985TV SpecialHimself - San Francisco 49ers Quarterback
1983 NFC Championship Game1983TV SpecialHimself - San Francisco 49ers Quarterback
Professor Hope's Thanksgiving Campus Comedy Capers1983TV MovieHimself
Super Bowl XVI1982TV SpecialHimself - San Francisco 49ers Quarterback
1981 NFC Championship Game1982TV SpecialHimself - San Francisco 49ers Quarterback
Wake Up the Echoes: The History of Notre Dame Football1982Video documentaryHimself - Quarterback, 1978
1979 Cotton Bowl1979TV MovieHimself - Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterback
1978 Cotton Bowl1978TV MovieHimself - Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterback

Archive Footage

A Football Life2012-2016TV SeriesHimself
Mike & Mike2013TV SeriesHimself - Pro Football Hall of Famer
Year of the Quarterback2011TV Series documentaryHimself
Rome Is Burning2009TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live Sports Extra '092009TV SpecialHimself (uncredited)
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2003TV Series documentaryHimself
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