Warren Moon is a renowned former retired professional football player who used to play in the position of a quarterback in Canadian Football League (CFL) through which he played for the Edmonton Eskimos. In addition to this, he also played for the National Football League (NFL) in which he played for teams which include; Kansas City Chiefs, Seattle Sea Hawks, Minnesota Vikings, and Houston Oilers. Currently, he is an analyst as well as a commentator. Keep reading this article to know more about the net worth of Warren Moon in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Warren Moon was born on 18th November in the year 1956 in Los Angeles, California in the United States. He was born to his mother known as Pat who was a nurse together with his father known as Harold who was a laborer. In addition to this, he also had six siblings who were all his sisters. His father passed away while he was at the age of seven years only and as a result, he was raised together with his sisters by his mother only.
Following this, he decided to work to assist his family. He went to Alexander Hamilton High School in which he played football at the position of the quarterback. He had much success and was named in the All-City team. After completing his high school, he then got an athletic scholarship from several colleges in which he decided to join the West Los Angeles College. After this, he then joined the University of Washington.
Warren Moon tied knots with Mandy Ritter in the year 2005 in which this couple has one son. Previously, he was in a relationship with a cheerleader known as Felicia Fontenot Hendricks from the year 1981 to 2001 whom they had four children.
Career, Awards & Nominations
After completing his career at the University of California, he decided to join the NFL Draft though he was not drafted despite his skills. He then joined the Canadian Football League (CFL) and signed with the Edmonton Eskimos in 1978 where he stayed till the year 1983 with much success with five Grey Cups from the year 1978 to 1982. He then got signed with the Houston Oilers of the NFL in 1984 and remained there until the year 1993 with much success.
During this time, he had won several awards and recognition. On completion of the 1993 season, he was then traded to Minnesota Vikings where he stayed for two seasons and having much success. He was however released by the club after his performance commenced to decline after refusing a paycheck cut. He was then signed with the Seattle Seahawks for one season after which he joined one year in Kaiser City Chief then retired from his professional career. Currently, he is a color commentator as well as an analyst in the Seahawks Radio Network. He has won many awards in his career.
Net Worth & Earnings
Warren Moon has an estimated net worth of $14 million. This comes from the earnings he made through being featured in both the National Football League as well as in the Canadian Football League through which he has played for several teams.
Warren Moon remained passionate for playing for the NFL though in most time he was not drafted. On getting the opportunity, he left the Canadian Football League through which he gained much success and won several awards in both leagues.