Phil Simms is a retired famous football player who belongs to America. This American quarterback completes his entire professional career as a player of a New York-based football team called New York Giants of NFL. He serves as a CBS network member in recent days. Simms is famous for his unique performances in the field. Apart from football playing Phil is a commentator as well as the announcer. Here is a quick summary of the biography, personal life, net worth, career, achievements and earnings in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Phil Simms was born on 3rd November 1954 in Springfield, Kentucky, USA to William L. Simms and Barbara Simms. His real name is Phillip Martin Simms. Phil belongs to the North American origin. He lived with his parents and grew up in Kentucky. Phil attended St. Dominic’s Elementary school in Washington County Kentucky. After that, he joined St. Rita Catholic grade school in Louisville. After moving to Louisville, Phil studied at Southern High School and graduated from there in 1974. He attended Morehead State University for his college degree.
Phil Simms has been married to his long-time girlfriend, Diana. They got married in 1980. Together they have three children including a daughter. They are Deirdre, Chris, and Matthew. He happily lives with his family in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. Basically, Phil belongs to a farmer family background.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Phil started his career during his college period. As a student of Southern High School in Kentucky, Phil played football for the school team. After that, he played for Eagles football team in Morehead State. Phil Simms played at the quarterback position. He played with New York Giants from 1979-1993. In 1985 he signed a contract with NYG. Phil has a successful NFL career.
In 1994, after his retirement from football Phil joined ESPN. Apart from this, he appeared as a consultant to Sherlock Holmes and CBS’s drama series called Elementary. During 2015-2016 sessions he appeared as a commentator of NFL Network. Phil got nominated for Pro Football Hall of Fame in his career. In 2016 and 2017 he got the nomination for New Jersey Hall of Fame.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Phil Simms is a famous American football quarterback who has an estimated net worth of $20 million. The estimation of his net worth comes from his football career. He received estimated $3,800,000 for his 5-year deal with New York Giants. In 2017 he sold his Jersey mansion and made an asset of worth $8,500,000. He earns money by commentary from different television sports events including Olympic.
Phil Simms is a prominent figure of National Football League. He grew up with a passion towards football which became the influence to pursue his professional career as a footballer. Simms is active on social platforms including Twitter. He has more than 39 k followers in Twitter. He enjoys a huge fan base which encourages to uplift his professional career. Phil never involved in controversies in his personal life as well as in professional life.