Terry Bradshaw is a former American NFL (National Football League) player. He used to play as a football quarterback. He is known to have one of the most powerful arms in the history of the NFL. He has hosted FOX NFL Sunday and has also appeared in TV and films. Bradshaw has won many accolades and career titles. He played for the Pittsburg Steelers from 1970 to 1983.
Terry Paxton Bradshaw is the son of Novis and William Marvin Bradshaw. H was born in Louisiana’s Shreveport on 2 September 1948. He spent his childhood in Camanche, Iowa.
He completed his schooling at Woodlawn High School. In there, he led the Knights in the finals of the AAA High School Championship in 1965. He later attended Louisiana Tech University and played college football for two years.
For a brief period, Terry Bradshaw was married to Melissa Babish. From 1976 to 1973, he was married to JoJo Starbuck. Following their divorce, he married Charla Hopkins. Together, they are the parents of Rachel and Erin. In 2014, he married Tammy.
Bradshaw supports the Republican Party. He played two years for the Louisiana Tech. He was also active in Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
At the NFL Draft of 1970, Terry Bradshaw was selected by the Pittsburg Steelers. He was a starter in the second season of his professional career. It took him many seasons for adjusting in the NFL. However, he has led his team to win eight AFC Central titles.
He passed an “Immaculate Reception” in 1972 and defeated the Raiders in the AFC Divisional playoffs. At the AFC Championship Game of 1974, he made a touchdown pass to secure a victory against Oakland Raiders. Later, they won over the Minnesota Vikings.
He made 209 yards in the 1975 season. A year later, he missed four games due to injuries. In 1979, Bradshaw passed 309 yards and secured victory over Los Angeles Rams. He retired from professional football in 1983, which came as a surprise to many.
After retiring from football, Bradshaw became an NFL analyst and got signed with CBS. He was the analyst for ‘The NFL Today’ in 1990. He has also made appearances on television series including ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ and ‘Married… with Children’.
Terry Bradshaw has released five albums in his career including ‘Until You’, ‘Here in My Heart’, ‘Sings Christmas Songs for the Whole World’, and ‘Terry & Jake’. He has also released the singles like: I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” and “Until You”.
Awards & Achievements
Terry Bradshaw has been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame and Pro Football Hall of Fame. He is a four-time Super Bowl Champion and has been named twice as the Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl. Sports Illustrated named him as the Sportsman of the Year in 1979. He is also NFL’s Most Valuable Player of 1978.
Net Worth & Salary of Terry Bradshaw
the estimated net worth of Terry Bradshaw is more than $25 million. After retiring early from his football career, he quickly ventured into other professions and found success. He made several records and won various championships when he was an active football quarterback. He is also an actor and has released singles and albums. Additionally, he is the author of five books and has also worked as a used car salesman. He was a part of the FitzBradshaw Racing.
Terry Bradshaw is one of the greatest football quarterbacks in the world. By winning 4 Super Bowls and several other championships in a short span of time, he has left a legacy for many others. He is also a successful NFC analyst and found success in his broadcast career. He is one of the top-ranked retired players to be in the Davie-Brown Index.