Nestle, Neptune Krill Oil, Sprint, Chevrolet, and Shriners Hospitals
John Elway Jr. is a former Denver Broncos quarterback in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens and then traded to the Broncos in the first round of the 1983 NFL Draft.
The two-time Super Bowl winner retired from American football in 1999, after a 16-year long career during which he earned the reputation as one of the greatest quarterbacks in the League’s history. Elway set numerous records that are yet to be broken, and for his brilliant performance, was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2008.
After retirement, John Elway returned to the Denver Broncos in 2010, this time as the team’s general manager and executive vice-president. His decision-making and strategies off-field led the Broncos’ to their third Super Bowl win in 2016.
As of 2021, Elway is the President of football operations for the team.
What is John Elway's Net Worth 2022?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, John Elway has a net worth of $145 million. His earnings over 16 illustrious seasons, amounting to over $45 million, plus his salary as an executive of the team, not to mention multiple endorsements over the years have contributed to the former athlete’s net worth.
John Elway's Career Earnings
John Elway earned $25.435 million in salaries alone from his time as quarterback for the Denver Broncos. His signing bonuses totaled $20.1 million, amassing to career earnings of $45.455 million over 16 seasons.
John Elway Endorsements
As one of the best and most recognized quarterbacks of the league, John Elway was offered multiple endorsements deals with brands such as Nestle, Neptune Krill Oil, Sprint, Chevrolet, and Shriners Hospitals.
In 2019, Elway partnered with Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. to raise awareness about Dupuytren’s contracture, a rare condition that affects the hand, a disorder Elway himself was diagnosed with over a decade ago.
John Elway Investments and Other Sources of Income
Elway owned several car dealerships during the ’90s but sold some of them to AutoNation Inc. in 1997 for $82.5 million. He currently has a few more dealerships under his name, including two of Toyota Scion, one Chevrolet, a Chrysler Jeep and a Cadillac franchise spread across various states in the country.
He was also the owner of an Arena Football team, Colorado Crush from 2002 to 2008.
The former quarterback has also opened a chain of steakhouse restaurants, called Elway’s across Colorado, his home state.
In 2008, Elway became the spokesperson for OpenSports.com.
Apart from being the football executive of his team, Elway also appears as a commentator on a radio show on 87.7 The Ticket in Denver on Fridays.
John Elway's Expenditures
John Elway bought a $7 million mansion that has 9 bedrooms, 5 and a half bathrooms, pools, and much more. It is located in Englewood, Colorado.
John Elway's Charity Work
Elway is the founder of two charity organizations, the Elway Foundation and the Heroes Foundation. The former aims to protect children from abuse while the latter funds and supports American’s heroes.
He is also actively involved in other charities, such as The Miami Project, Make-A-Wish Foundation, and the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center.