Joe Montana Net Worth

Last Modified Jun 5, 2023 07:04 GMT


NameJoe Montana
Age66 years (born June 11, 1956)
ResidenceSan Francisco, California
Source of wealthProfessional NFL player (retired), Angel investor
Cumulative salary earnings$22.5 million (approx) over 16 seasons
Companies invested inGitLab, Crowd Cow, Rappi, Captain401, HERB
Marital statusMarried to Jennifer Montana
Charities supportedFour Rings Montana Foundation, Celebrity Fight Night Foundation


Having played the majority of his career with the San Francisco 49ers, Joe Montana is a retired quarterback who won four Super Bowl titles with the franchise. Drafted into the NFL in 1979, he spent the last two years of his 16-year career with the Kansas City Chiefs before retiring after the 1994 season. The 49ers have already retired the number 16 jersey in his honor.



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Having been inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000, Montana was the first player in the history of the NFL to win three Super Bowl MVP honors and has an estimated net worth of $150 million.

What is Joe Montana's Net Worth in 2023?


Joe Montana is one of the wealthiest retired NFL players. After a glorious career with the San Francisco 49ers, Montana made some smart moves in the money market to establish himself as an investor and entrepreneur. Joe Montana actually accumulated the bulk of his net worth after his retirement from professional football. Joe Montana currently has a net worth of around $150 million.


He has also earned significant amounts of money through various endorsement deals post his retirement from the game.

Joe Montana Salary


Despite being one of the best players in the NFL, Montana's salary did not reflect the contribution he made to the 49ers. Joe made a very meagre $25.5 million during his NFL career. His largest single season salary was $4 million, which he received from the Kansas City Chiefs in 1993 and 1994. In 1993, earning $4 million was equivalent to making around $7.5 million now. His $25.5 million in career earnings is equivalent to over $53 million right now. After receiving a signing bonus of $50,000, Joe's first NFL contract, a three-year, $255,000 pact with the Niners, paid an average annual pay of $85,000. Till 1990, Montana had an average salary of only $356,000. However, that very year, Montana signed a 4-year $13 million deal.


The Notre Dame alumnus signed a 3-year $10 million contract on being traded to the Chiefs out of which he was able to pocket $8 million during the two years that he remained active.

Joe Montana Investments


Having retired from professsional football in mid 1990s, Montana has since then transitioned from the world of sports to the world of finance, by becoming an angel investor. In 2015, Montana joined hands with three known entrepreneurs and set an early stage venture capital firm called Liquid 2 Ventures. His partners include Ron Conway, Mike Miller, and Michael Ma.


The firm took little time in establishing itself as an elite seed fund company and has investments in GitLab, Crowd Cow, Rappi, Captain401, HERB and many more.

Joe Montana Charity Work


Montana started the Four Rings Montana Foundation with his wife Jennifer to support the youth in need in the San Francisco Bay area. He has also participated in the Celebrity Fight Night for charity.



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FAQs

Joe Montana wore the number 16 jersey for the 49ers and the jersey was retired by the team after he left the franchise. The iconic number 16 jersey is still one of the most sought after jerseys. Montana auctioned one of his numner 16 jerseys and fetched a whopping $1.2 million.

Joe Montana is married to former Sports Illustrated supermodel Jennifer Montana. The coiuple have been together since 1985.

Ex-NFL player and San Francisco 49ers legend Joe Montana has a net worth of around $150 million.

Joe Montana was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the 1979 NFL Draft and played with them for 14 years.

The most valuable Joe Montana rookie card is the #216 Joe Cool rookie card from Topps. You can read all about the most valuable Joe Montana rookie cards, at Sportskeeda. 

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