A man known for playing in fifteen seasons of NFL (National Football League), Steve Young has played for many teams in his career. He has played mostly for the San Francisco 49ers. He is a former three-time Super Bowl Champions and has won many other awards. He has also made many records during his time as a professional player. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Steve Young in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Jon Steven Young is the son of Sherry Young and LeGrande Young. He was born in Salt Lake City, in October 1961. He has two brothers named Tom and Mike, who has also played football. He was an amazing football player right from his early childhood and has won titles when he was still a kid.
He went to Greenwich, Connecticut’s Greenwich High School and used to play for the football team called Cardinals. He was a quarterback in the team. In his junior year, Steve has won his first honour. He then went to the Brigham Young University and used to play for his college. He made several records in there and also won the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award. In his college career, he ran for 7,733 yards with 592 passes and 56 touchdowns.
In 2000, Steve Young got married to Barbara Graham. They have been successfully married for almost eighteen years. The couple is the parents of four children including Braden Steven, Jackson Graham, and Summer Young. He is also active in philanthropy and is the founder of the Forever Young Foundation. He has served for Best Shot Foundation and ASCEND: A Humanitarian Alliance. His great-great-great grandfather was Brigham Young.
Career, Award & Nominations
In 1984, Steve Young Signed a contract for ten years with the Los Angeles Express of the USFL. In his rookie season, he missed the first six games. The following year, he entered the NFL Supplemental Draft of USFL and CFL. He was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In 1987, he got traded to the San Francisco 49ers. From 1987 to 1990, he used to play as the backup of Joe Montana.
He was an amazing player in 1992 and went on to receive the Most Valuable Player Award. He again won the same award in 1994. It was also his career best season and threw 3,969 yards with ten interceptions and 35 touchdowns. He has won the Bert Bell Award in 1992 and 1994 and is four-time NFL passing touchdowns leader.
Steve Young also had a wonderful season in 1998. However, he retired from professional football in 1999. During his career, he won the Super Bowl three times and was named as the Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl XXIX. In 2001, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. He later got inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much will be the net worth of a person who has made many records in his career? He has signed contracts worth millions of dollars with various teams. He is known to have an estimated net worth of over $240 million. Post football, he is having a wonderful business career and has served in the Huntsman Gay Global Capital as the managing director. He also had a career in acting and has appeared in the television series, ‘Dharma & Greg’, ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’, ‘Studio C’, ‘The Singles Ward’, and ‘Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman’.
Steve Young is a legendary football quarterback who has won several games in his career. He is still active in his career but in the form of a businessman. He has won many honours and is a very successful person.