Jim Brown is a former American professional footballer who is known for his best football techniques and acting skills. He has chosen acting and property buyer as his side professions. He is the person who has earned a reputed name on the football field and has managed to earn huge amount of money with his acting and property buying profession.
He is recognized as one of the most valuable players by AP NFL Most valuable player for three times. Now, you must be interested in knowing about salary and net worth of Jim Brown. So you can check out the article below for knowing about the net worth and personal life of Jim Brown in 2018.
Early Life and Biography:
He was born on 17th February in the year 1936 as James Nathaniel Brown in St.Simons Island, Georgia. He is the son of a professional boxer, Swinton Brown, and Theresa. He went to Manhasset Secondary school where he managed to earn thirteen letters playing football, basketball, running track, baseball and lacrosse. He was raised by his grandmother, and he used to live in such a place where racism didn’t affect him directly. He became football star from his school time only.
He hasn’t revealed much about his girlfriend, wife or children as he has kept all personal information with himself. He has faced many legal troubles in his life like he was arrested in a hotel room for assaulting an 18-year-old girl. After one year, he said that he is the father of Brenda Ayres. In the year 1968, he was charged with the murder of Eva, Bohn-Chin model. In 1970, he wasn’t proved guilty in case of assault. He had also been jailed for beating and choking his golf partner named Frank Snow. In the year 1999, he was sentenced to three years of jail for giving threats to his wife.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
In the year 1954, in Syracuse University, he was second-leading rusher in the football team and then he kept playing football in better teams which made him one of the greatest players ever. Even after being a footballer, he started his acting career with Rio Conchos film in which he played the role of Buffalo soldier. He has also played the role of villain in an episode of ‘I spy’. He did the second movie titled Dark of the sun.
His great football skills let him enter in Football Hall of fame in his college. He has also earned a spot in Lacrosse Hall of Fame. In the year 2002, he was selected as the greatest football player of all time by ‘The Sporting News’ and New York Daily News in the year 2014. Behind Jerry Rice, he was chosen By NFL Network for The Top 100: NFL’s greatest players. Other than recognition, he hasn’t won any awards, but it is a possibility that he might earn one someday.
Net worth & Earnings
The net worth of Jim Brown is around $60 million, and he has managed to earn this figure with his professional acting career and real estate business. He played his first lead role in The Split in the year 1969 and was paid $125,000 for it. Salary earned from 100 Rifles in the year 1964 was $37,000 and was paid $200,000 for the film Rio Conchos. He also used to earn money with his football career, and that’s why he is counted as millionaire among footballers.
Jim Brown has been one of the greatest football players, and he is also known for his professional acting in films and TV series. Even after getting into various crime scenes and jail sentence, he is loved by his fans for his football techniques and acting.