Larry Csonka Net Worth

April 18, 2024
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Lawrence Richard Csonka was born on the 25th December 1946, in Stow, Ohio, USA of Hungarian descent, and is probably best recognized for being a retired professional American Football player, who played in the position of fullback in the National Football League (NFL) teams – the Miami Dolphins and New York Giants. He also played in the World Football League for the Memphis Southmen. His professional playing career was active from 1968 to 1979.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Larry Csonka is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Larry’s net worth is over $2 million, an amount which he has accumulated through his successful involvement in the sports industry not only as a professional football player, but also as an analyst and as a host.

Larry Csonka Net Worth $2 Million

Larry Csonka spent his childhood with five siblings in Stow on the family farm, where he attended Stow High School and there began to play football for the Bulldogs in the position of tailback. As he distinguished himself as a football player, he won the Metropolitan League of the Akron, Ohio area championship. Upon matriculation, he enrolled at Syracuse University, where he joined the college team as a fullback, earning All-American honors with the school’s rushing records. He finished his college career 2,934 rushing yards, averaged 4.9 yards per carry. and thanks to that he was and the College All-Star Game, the Most Valuable Player in the East–West Shrine Game, and the Hula Bowl. Later, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1989.

In no time, Larry’s professional playing career began, when he was selected in the 1968 Common Draft as the 8th overall pick by by the American Football League (AFL)’s Miami Dolphins, so he signed a three-year contract worth over $100,000, which marked the beginning of his net worth. In his first season, Larry suffered a concussion twice, however, he returned to the field after recovery, and after that he never missed a game. He stayed with the Dolphins until 1974, and during that time he was a part of the undefeated Miami Dolphins team in 1972, and when they won two Super Bowls in 1973 and 1974. He was also named All-AFC, and All-Pro three years in a row, 1971, 1972 and 1973.

In 1975, Larry signed a three-year contract worth $1.4 million with the World Football League; however, as the league had serious financial problems, he spent the season with the Memphis Southmen, still increasing further his net worth.

Afterwards, he returned to the NFL, but this time as a member of the New York Giants, where his net worth increased a lot, as he stayed with the team for two seasons. When his contract expired, Larry returned to the Miami Dolphins, finishing his career there; in that, his last last season, he even won the Comeback Player of the Year award. In total, he finished his professional playing career with 8,081 rushing yards, and 68 touchdowns.

Following his retirement, Larry stayed in the sports industry as a color analyst for NFL games on the NBC channel. Besides that, he also worked as an analyst from 1990 to 1993 for the TV show “American Gladiators”. He also tried himself as a producer and host of “North To Alaska”, increasing further his net worth.

Regarding his personal life, Larry Csonka is married to Audrey Bradshaw, and they currently reside in Wasill, Alaska. He was previously married to Pamela from 1967-87.

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